GR Museums Offer Discounted Rates For Families On Assistance – Mix 95.7FM

It’s not a new program, but it’s also probably not something many people know about. Through the national Museums for All initiative, the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum offers discounted rates for families with an EBT or WIC card.

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum posted the reminder this past week on their Facebook page, as they reminded parents that if you are on the assistance programs you can get in the children’s museum for just $1.75.

The children’s museum has been a part of the national program since February 2017. The program helps all kids and families experience the city’s

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Weekend Events Around Green Country

The third annual Washington Irving Festival takes place Saturday at the Washington Irving Memorial Park and Arboretum.  There will be food trucks, dessert from Marble Slab, inflatables, train rides, and a costume contest.  The festival is from noon to 4 p.m.  Admission is free.

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Freebie Friday: Free $20 gift card at Sawgrass Mills, freebies for National Dessert Day, $1 deal at Quiznos

Happy Freebie Friday! There is plenty to celebrate.

It’s National Savings Day on Oct. 12, so I’ve rounded up my Top 10 discount retailers with tips and tricks on how to get the best bargains every day of the year. 

Florida residents can get a free $20 Simon gift card and coupon book at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise through Sunday.

National Dessert is on Oct. 14, and there are sweet freebies and deals to be had at TooJay’s Deli, Dairy Queen and other restaurants. 

 

Justin & Tonya Showing at the Fair

Local artisans Justin and Tonya Guy of Old Edgefield Pottery are scheduled to be a featured event at the South Carolina State Fair on October 18. Sponsored by the McKissick Museum in Columbia, the pair will be demonstrating the art of surface decorating the 200-year-old local tradition from 12:00 p. m. to 6:00 p. m. in the Rosewood Building. This event is part of the museum’s public promotion of its Thomas Chandler exhibition going on until November this year.

 

Other outreach measures have recently included being juried into and winning competitions across the state. In May, Justin won a merit and

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Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 10

Tribal Community Meeting Oct. 10

NPS invites all community tribal members to come and learn about current park projects and have an opportunity to interact with park leadership. The meeting takes Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Community Building in Grand Canyon Village.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta trip Oct. 12-14

The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a two-day trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the annual Balloon Fiesta Oct. 12-14. Cost is $95 per person and includes transportation and lodging for two nights. Sign up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at

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Museums, Cultural Centers Offering Free Admission For RADical Days

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – RADical Days are here again and that means you can get into several local museums and cultural centers for free.

The Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum are offering free admission today.

So is the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Oakland.

The RADical Days promotion runs through Sunday.

For a full list of this week’s free events, click here!

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Nashville International Auto Show coming to Music City Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The 2019-Model Nashville International Auto Show is back Oct. 12-14 with hundreds of all-new vehicles, high-end exotics and more than 25 test drive vehicles coming to the Music City Center.

Whether you’re a car connoisseur interested in the latest in-car technology or a family out for an afternoon of fun, this show is an automotive paradise.

Showgoers will also have the chance to explore all of the innovative technology currently being offered.

Test drives are included with the price of auto show admission and vehicles are subject to change. Drivers must be at least 18

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Freebie Friday: Free attractions and museum visits, free streaming for Comcast Xfinity Free TV Week

Happy Freebie Friday! 

There are plenty of fun, free things to do over the long Columbus Day weekend (besides shopping fall sales).  

It’s Miami Attraction Month, which offers buy-one-get-one free deals and discounts at 20 hot spots including the Frost Science Museum, Zoo Miami, Coral Castle, Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium and more. The name’s a misnomer: Offers are good through Nov. 30.

Also, Palm Beach Spa and Wellness Month has kicked off. Enjoy free yoga and fitness events and indulge and save at luxurious spas during the third annual event running through Oct. 31. 

 

Freebie Friday: Free attractions and museum visits, free streaming during Comcast Xfinity Free TV Week

Happy Freebie Friday! 

There are plenty of fun, free things to do over the long Columbus Day weekend (besides shopping fall sales).  

It’s Miami Attraction Month, which offers buy-one-get-one free deals and discounts at 20 hot spots including the Frost Science Museum, Zoo Miami, Coral Castle, Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium and more. The name’s a misnomer: Offers are good through Nov. 30.

Also, Palm Beach Spa and Wellness Month has kicked off. Enjoy free yoga and fitness events and indulge and save at luxurious spas during the third annual event running through Oct. 31. 

 

Area News: Oct. 4, 2018

Roxbury to celebrate extended weekend

ROXBURY — The extended Columbus Day weekend will be celebrated Friday through Monday in Roxbury. The Greater Roxbury Business Association has compiled a list of seasonal events and activities that include a fall festival, poetry workshop, farm and art studio tours, outdoor concerts, pumpkin decorating, mountaintop yoga, mountain biking and golf. The full schedule is available at www.visitroxbury.com/columbusdayweekend.

Festival to feature 80 craft, food vendors

WALTON — The 26th annual American Cancer Society Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Delaware County Fair Grounds in Walton. Admission is $2. Children

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