In tough economic times, frugal shoppers are looking for deals and smart business owners are giving them. Here are a few deals we've found for the week of Nov. 23-27.
This week begins a week of indulgence. Don't let that turn into extra pounds on the body. 24 Hour Fitness is offering all non-members a free week at their clubs, beginning Nov. 22 and ending Nov. 30. Those wanting a free week must be age 18 or over, or age 12 and over when accompanied by a parent. Find out more at 24hourfitness.com.
Wednesday at noon, you can watch the Dallas Black Dance Theater as they prepare for their upcoming holiday events. Seating at the Studios on Flora Street are limited so call 214-871-2390 for a reservation.
Wednesday's Groupon.com deal will allow you to save almost 50 percent off the cost of delivered sweet treats from Dallas-based Citizen Sweet. With the deal, shoppers can get $39 worth of sweets for only $20. This deal must be purchased through Groupon.com and expires at midnight Thursday. See the deal details here.
Volunteers with the Dallas Bar Association will answer questions about divorce, child support, wills, insurance, criminal law and more each Wednesday between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. There is no cost ... call 214-220-7476.
Enjoy a free game of bowling at the Allen Bowl on Greenville Avenue. The offer is good through the end of the year, though you will need to print out a coupon to receive your free game. You can get the coupon here.
Dos Pericos Mexican restaurant and cantina in Lake Worth offers all you can eat enchiladas (beef, chicken and cheese) plus rice and beans for only $6.99.
The Core Golf School at Chase Oaks in Allen is offering golf lessons for half price on Wednesdays as well as the ability to bring a friend along for free through the end of the year. Students can bring anyone they would like and get great golf instruction for the price of one. For more information email Rob Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-207-0625. Ladies can ask for assistant instructor Carrie Chambers. She is hosting a clinic for ladies every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for only $15 ... and private lessons are half-price. Carrie can be reached at 469-371-7357.
Soft-Text Plus in Fort Worth is offering a reduced rate on printing 500 business cards now through the end of the year. Call 817-546-9093 for details.
Methodist Richardson Cancer Center is offering free chair yoga classes on the first and third Thursday of each month. The class helps cancer patients manage stress and fatigue. Call 469-726-6100 for more information.
Law Enforcement Counseling and Consulting Services are offering a free first counseling session for any law enforcement officer or military officer (current or retired) and 20 percent off every other counseling session after that. Call 817-283-5900 for more information.
Elite Spa and Nails on Bagpiper Way in Arlington is offering a free pedicure or manicure this Friday or Sunday to celebrate the opening of their new store.
Head out to the Fort Worth Parade of Lights in Sundance Square on Friday night. Stay after for the tree lighting and a special appearance by the big guy himself, Santa Claus. The Parade of Lights is free, though reserved spots are available for purchase. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Yule want to get there early as traffic can tend to be a nightmare. Stay after the parade and head over to 3rd and Main for the tree lighting at 7:30 p.m.. Bring chairs and watch the Will Ferrell comedy Elf in the Chisholm Trail parking lot beginning at 7:45 p.m. Learn more here.
Saturdays and Sundays at 11:45 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., The Legends of Texas Gunfight Shows take place at Stockyards Station in Fort Worth. The shows are free and attendees can learn about about the history of this part of North Texas between 1835 and the early 1900s.
Every Monday through Dec. 31, The Dermatology Southwest Aesthetic Center in Burleson is offering microdermabrasion for only $50. Call 817-568-0500 or visit them online at http://www.dermsw.com/index.html
Dunkin' Donuts is offering a medium coffee for only $.25 every Monday through the NFL season. The offer is good at most participating DFW locations from open to noon. Additionally, customers can redeem their Cowboys game ticket stubs at any Dunkin’ Donuts location to receive a free medium hot coffee on weekdays after every home game.
LeSara Cupcake Bar is offering discount ice cream with a cupcake purchase every Tuesday during the month of November. The cupcake bar is located in
and open Tuesday through Saturday between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Posados is offering a free nacho bar Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The nacho bar includes beans, meat, queso, lettuce, tomato, salsa and one sopapillia.
On Tuesdays, shoppers older than 55 will be given 15 percent off their purchase at all Metroplex Catherine's Plus clothing stores.
Maggiano's Little Italy wants you to have leftovers "Today & Tomorrow." First, choose an entree from a special selection of items -- then Maggiano's will give you a second selection to take with you after your meal to enjoy as your dinner the next day. The promotion is available for dine-in only -- find out more on Twitter and Facebook. The offer is good through Nov. 25.
Through Dec. 31, Olive: the beauty lounge is offering anyone employed by the Mansfield ISD a $55 facial. The 1 hour customized facial (reg. price $80.00) includes double cleanse, skin consulatation, professional exfoliation, massage, mask and moisturizer. Proof of employment is required (school ID badge) to recieve the special. Call 682-518-1000 or visit their Web site for more information.
Danette's Urban Oasis in Fort Worth is offering specials on massages, manicures and pedicures. For example, a one-hour massage and manicure will cost only $40. call 817-882-8883 for more information.
You can check out 72 works of art from NASA including drawings and photographs of space exploration for free now through Nov. 22. For more information call the Irving Arts Center at 972-252-ARTS or check out IrvingArtsCenter.org here.
Medieval Times will throw you a birthday party featuring a free feast and tournament on your birthday, all you have to do is join their Birthday Fellowship and purchase on regular-priced admission. Freebies started Jan. 1 and end Dec. 31, 2010. More information at Medieval Times.com.
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