Richmond, VA (WTVR)-Check out the Free Stuff I found for you this week. And check back often, I’m always adding new listings. Thanks. Cheryl
FREE DOUGHNUTS: Wear your Halloween costume and get a Free doughnut at Krispy Kreme. Wednesday, October 31st only, stop by for a free Halloween or Pumpkin Spice Doughnut. No purchase necessary. One per customer.
FREE ADMISSION: Trick-or-Treat with Nutzy at Squirreloween . Sun. Oct. 28 from 2p.m. to 6p.m at the Diamond (3001 N. Boulevard) First 500 children 14 and under will get a free miniature pumpkin. Sponsored by the Richmond Squirrels baseball team, there’s also be a petting zoo, costume contests, face painting and more.
FREE EVENT: Richmond Zombie Walk. 2p.m. Sat. Oct. 27 Carytown. There’s a pre-event meet up at 1.m. at Boat Lake in Byrd Park. Come dressed and ready. Or meet the Zombies at 2p.m. in front of the Kroger on West Cary Street. More details [HERE].
FREE ADMISSION: The Great Pumpkin Hunt. Weds. Oct. 31, 6:30 to 8pm Westover Community Center, 1301 Jahnke Road, Wear a costume for kid-friendly fun. Ages 6 to 10. (646-8995)
FREE FOR CHILDREN: Trick or Treat at Children’s Museum of Richmond, from 4p.m. to 8p.m. at its main location at 2626 West Broad Street. Lots of treats, art projects, pumpkin decorating and games. Children are admitted free, though tickets are required. (Adult admission is $4.00.)
FREE ADMISSION: El Dia de Los Muertos, Saturday October 27th. Noon to 4p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center At Glen Allen. Halloween costumes are encouraged at this event sponsored by the Latin Ballet of Virginia that includes music, games and family activities.
FREE HALLOWEEN FUN: Trick or Treat Street. Sat. Oct. 27 11a.m. to 3p.m. at University of Richmond’s Westhampton Green. For children 10 and under. Costume contest (12:30p.m.) , magicians, games, pumpkin decorating, a straw maze and more. Free admission with a non-perishable food donation.
FREE ADMISSION: Monster Mash For all ages. Ghosts and goblins will haunt Dorey Recreation Center (7200 Dorey Park Dr.-Henrico) on Fri. Oct. 26 6p.m. to 9p.m. for this fun family event! Activities include a Spooky Trail, music, create creepy crafts, contests and games, and costume contest at 8 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION: Henley Street Theater presents its 4th annual Bootleg Shakespeare production. 20 actors, no rehearsal, anything can happen! Saturday, Oct. 27th at 7:30p.m. at the November Theater, 114 W. Broad St., Downtown Richmond. Free tickets will be given away starting at 6p.m.
FREE EXERCISE CLASSES: Two weeks of free indoor Bootcamp workouts. Oct. 26-Nov. 9 from “Pump Fitness”. 6a.m.. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Ginter Recreation Association, 3421 Hawthorne Avenue, Richmond.
FREE FLU SHOTS: Last chance to get a free flu shot this weekend, compliments of Bon Secours. Sat. Oct. 27, 9a.m. to 1p.m at the St. Francis Watkins Centre, 601 Watkins Centre Parkway, in Midlothian.
FREE ADMISSION: Final week for free jazz and big band performances Monday, Oct. 29 at the Shoppes at Innsbrook. From 5p.m. to 9p.m. in support of Henrico County Music and Arts. The concerts are presented by Joey’s Hot Dogs.
FREE MOVIES: Grace St. Theater invites you to free screenings of independent and foreign film screenings Tuesday evenings at 7p.m. (934 West Grace Street). Details [HERE].
FREE JAZZ: The Virginia Museum has free admission to it’s Jazz Cafe’ program Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jazz Cafe and general VMFA Museum admission are always free. Full performance schedule [HERE]
FREE FLAG CLEANING: Get your American flag cleaned for free at any Puritan Cleaners any day of the year at any of their 13 locations in the metro area.
FREE KIDS HAIRCUTS: Starting November 4, 2012, JC Penney will offer free haircuts to children in Kindergarten-to-6th grade every Sunday.
FREE THEME PARK ADMISSION : You can get a free unlimited admission pass for your children ages 5 and younger for Busch Gardens Williamsburg. It’s good through October 28th. You must be a Virginia resident and sign up in advance. Click [HERE] for the link to do so.
FREE FOR ACTIVE MILITARY: Free annual passes to America’s National Parks (value $80) are now available to members of the military and their families free of charge. The pass allows entrance to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. The free pass will be made available for activated members of the National Guard and Reserves but not to military veterans or retirees. Military personnel can get the passes by showing their military I.D at any national park or wildlife refuge that charges an entrance fee.
LOTS OF FREE STUFF: How about getting and giving stuff free? The Freecycle Network is made up of nearly five thousand groups and nearly 70-thousand members around the world who are getting and giving away stuff free. Membership is free It’s a great way to recycle, get rid of items you don’t want, and get things you do.
FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION: The first full weekend of each month at CMOR (Children’s Museum of Richmond) for Bank of America and Merril Lynch cardholders.
FREE CREDIT REPORTS: Get a free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus. Your personal information is completely protected. This site is sponsored by Equifax,Trans-Union and Experian.
KIDS EAT FREE: All children eat free at Quaker Steak & Lube Sundays through Thursdays, 4p.m. to 10p.m. The deal is good for children age 10 and under. The Richmond-area location is at 8000 W. Broad St.
FREE KIDS MEALS: Kids eat free at McAlister’s Deli every Tuesday from 9 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree. There are two locations in the Richmond area, Gayton Crossing and Westchester Commons in Midlothian.
FREE STUFF: If you’re a Facebook member, a lot of restaurants are currently offering freebies, if you “like” them on Facebook. Search for your favorite and see if they have an offer. And while you’re on Facebook, stop by the CBS 6 page and “like” us too.
FREE QDOBA: Children eat free at Qdoba on Sundays with the purchase of an adult entrée.
FREE FIREHOUSE SUBS: A lot of restaurants offer birthday clubs that you have to sign up for, to get freebies on your special day. At Firehouse Subs, just show up on your birthday with I.D with your birth date, and get a free medium sub. There are several locations in the metro area.
FREE DINNER: The Ministry Without Walls offers a free community dinner on the fourth Friday of every month. 6 to 8 p.m. at 5780 Hull Street Road. Call them for more information at (804) 381-6928.
FREE ADMISSION: Enjoy free admission all year long to The Virginia Historical Society, with access to the museum galleries and research library. The museum is at 428 North Boulevard in Richmond.
FREE JEWELRY: The Silver Jewelry Club offers an assortment of free, pure sterling silver jewelry every day. From pendants to rings to earrings, all you pay is the shipping and handling.
FIND FREE WI-FI ACCESS: Want to know which local restaurants and coffee shops offer free wireless internet access? Get a directory for Greater Richmond or any city worldwide, by clicking here.
FREE LONG DISTANCE: Make free, 10-minute long distance and international calls to select locations, just by listening to a short, ten-second ad first. Get your local access number to “Freephone2phone” here.
FREE 411 CALLS: Never pay to call information again. 800-FREE-411 works for both residential and business listings across America. All you have to do is listen to a 10-second commercial before getting the listing you want, but the service is free.
FREE COMPUTER TECH HELP: If you have a problem with your computer, and no budget to fix it, Protonic offers free computer support and computer-related information online and by e-mail. This free service is manned by volunteers world-wide.