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 ADMISSION: Busch Gardens Williamsburg is once again offering free Pre-school season admission passes. The offer is good for Virginia residents only. Unlimited admission for children ages 3 to 5 to the park and to Water Country USA. You must pre-register HERE.
FREE ADMISSION: Busch Gardens is also offering single day free admission to men and women of the armed forces and their families. Register HERE.
FREE CONCERT: Enjoy a free concert by the Southern Colonels, the 17-piece jazz band of Virginia Tech. Two o’clock this Saturday (April 27) afternoon at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. Details HERE.
FREE CONCERT: Fort Lee`s 392nd Army band on Friday, April 26. 5:45p.m. at Appomattox Plantation. (Rain location-Hopewell H.S.) The program will feature Hopewell H.S. choir and the concert Coir from Appomattox Regional Governor`s School in patriotic music and music from the score of Spielberg`s ‘Lincoln’.
FREE MOVIE: Hanover County Parks and Recreation presents two free screenings of the movie “Charlotte’s Web” at Family Movie Night in the Park. Friday, April 26th at Poor Farm Park in Ashland and Saturday, April 27th at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville. Beginning at 7:30pm enjoy family games and activities. The screening begins around 8:15.
FREE ADMISSION: The Chesterfield County Public Library hosts a free family festival celebrating Latin American arts and culture and children’s literature. El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros includes live performances, cooking demonstrations, story time, children’s parades, authentic foods and more on Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. at Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Boulevard, North Chesterfield, Va. Details HERE.
FREE ADMISSION: Filipino Fiesta RVA. Sat. April 17 11a.m. to 9p.m. at the Richmond Convention Center downtown. Cultural entertainment, foods and fun. Details HERE.
FREE ADMISSION: India Spring Fest. April 26-27 at the Hindu Center,60t0 Sprinfield Rd. Glen Allen. 11a.m. to 6p.m each day. Food, entertainment, kids zone, vendors.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Richmond Shakespeare presents The Tempest, Weds. May 1st at Maymont. 7pm. Raindate: May 2nd. Carriage House lawn at Maymont
FREE JAZZ: Monday nights THROUGH June 10th in the courtyard at Innsbrook. With some of your favorite local performers including , Steve Bassett, Desiree Roots and the Johnny Peyton Renaissance Band. Details [HERE].
FREE ADMISSION: Virginia Historical Society at 428 North Boulevard, Richmond always offers free admission. Don’t miss the new exhibit, “The President`s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office” . The exhibit features a variety of images of Presidents from Kennedy to Obama. The museum is open 10 to 5 daily, Sundays 1 p.m.. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is up through July 8th. Details [HERE].
FREE TOURISM APP: Use your mobile device to take a free smartphone tour of Richmond’s Capitol square, featuring audio clips for a dozen points of interest. The tour download is free through the end of April. Download the APP [HERE].
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.
FREE PROGRAM: “Stories at the Museum” at the Virginia Historical Society. All ages welcome, every program will include a group reading of the selected book and a related craft activity. The one hour programs will take place the first and third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. 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: JC Penney is offering free haircuts to children in Kindergarten-to-6th grade every Sunday.
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 Merrill Lynch cardholders.
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 QDOBA: Children eat free at Qdoba on Sundays with the purchase of an adult entrée.
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 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 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.
If you know of any event, or great free offer, e-mail is to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.