The Frugal Family: Weekly Round-Up

Your local source for the scoop on family fun on a budget

Here's our weekly round-up of great deals in and around town.


What's the deal?  Stories in Art for children ages 4-7. The program uses storytelling to introduce children to works of art. Led by museum educators, each program includes reading a children's book, looking at one work of art in the galleries, and completing a simple hands-on activity.
: February 20 and 27 at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. (60 minutes)
: National Gallery of Art - East Building Ground Level
How much? Free!
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What's the deal? Enjoy a foot-long sub for only $5!
When: Throughout February
Where: Subway
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What's the deal?  Free gift cards from Target.
How much? $5 free gift card with purchase of two items from selection. $10 free gift card with purchase of new or transfered prescription. See the advertisement from Sunday's newspaper or view it online for details.
When: $5 offer through February 19, $10 offer through February 28.
: Target stores
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What's the deal? Family friendly discounts and deals from Mamapedia.com. Get a $5 credit when you sign up and earn additional credits for spreading the word. And, 5% of your purchase goes to the school of your choice.
When: New deals daily.
Where: Sign-up online and receive daily deals via e-mail.
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What's the deal?  Learn how to shop Whole Foods on a budget on the Value Tour with Carrie, healthy eating specialist
When: Wednesday, February 16 at 7 p.m.
Where: Whole Foods Old Town
How much? Free!
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