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Wow, it’s Friday already and we can see the weekend from here. Suzy’s ready to chill out, find a good book and a cool drink and a dry spot (no complaint intended) and enjoy some scintillating conversation with some charming under-10s. Never know what one might learn doing that.
Hope you have something equally fun in mind. There are some ideas here, in case you need some, and some other useful stuff.
Yahoo, Legends are back
The Legends wrapped up an eight game home stand with seven wins, including three against the first place Suns. After a short road trip to Greenville the Legends return to Whitaker Bank Ballpark Monday for a seven game home stand against the Augusta GreenJackets (Giants) and Hagerstown Suns (Nationals).
Monday’s game is at 7:05 p.m., and its Members Heritage Kids Eat Free night. Tuesday (7:05 p.m.), is 35 cent hot dog night and Wednesday is free hot dog night – but pick up your voucher at Meijer. More next week about great stuff at the Legends games, so plan a family outing!
Get a free greeting card
Go to Treat.com and — for a limited time — get your first card free.
This is valid for first-time Treat customers only. There are creative, fun greeting cards of all kinds always available at a discounted price one this site.
Have a Fling!
Well, it’s about recycling – but isn’t that exciting. TrashCo Inc. has developed Flings® Pop-Up Trash and Recycle Bins, including a smaller version you can take along with you for use on picnics and other gatherings to make recycling cans and bottles easier. Just flip open the Fling and have everybody pitch in. Flings were recently recognized by the Edison Awards as one of the top three new household products of the year.
With Flings Bins, gone are the days of trash bags flopping over in a corner, hung awkwardly on a doorknob, dirty old trash cans out in the middle of a nice party, or cans and bottles stacked in corner waiting to be recycled.
Flings Recycling & Trash snap open accordion-style to form a stable, decorative bin for trash or recycling. In variety of designs and sizes, Flings Bins also make it easier to keep recycling and trash separate. And – they themselves can be reused! A recyler’s win-win.
Go to www.flingsbins.com to purchase. A three-pack carton retails for about $6 and original 13 gallon bins start at about $3.50.
Annual summer sale
The Keeneland Gift Shop will hold its annual Summer Marketplace Sale next week — Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, July 28, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. The sale will feature savings on accessories, apparel, artwork and more from exclusive brands such as Peter Millar, Vineyard Vines, Under Armour, Pomegranate, Collector’s Gallery, Small Batch, and Maker’s Mark.
Shoppers can enter to win special door prizes and giveaways at Preview Night on Thursday, July 26 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The sale will continue on Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and on Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Celebrate a birthday
From Suzy friend, Jennifer Miller: 2 of the 10 in 20: A Lexington Recording Project artists will perform this Saturday at The Morris book shop’s Fourth Anniversary Celebration. Check out music from Willie Eames at 2 p.m., shop a while (20% off!), then catch a set by Oh My Me at 4pm!
The anniversary celebration and sale starts at 9 a.m. at Morris Book Shop in Chevy Chase.
Kids can travel back in time to experience Colonial America this Saturday, July 21, at The Jack Jouett House’s Revolutionary Kids Day. The history Jouett House is at 244 Craig’s Creek Road six miles outside Versailles.
The event features an afternoon of FREE children’s activities from 1 to 5 p.m. at the home of the “Paul Revere of the South.” The event will be held rain or shine.
New this year is “Mrs. Sally Jouett’s 18th century costumed tea party for young misses and masters” and a Revolutionary War enlistment and drill station.
Sounds like a great time!
Featured coupon sites
Go to Kentucky Fried Chicken’s web site to print coupons for $3 off a 12-piece mean, 3 Strips Meal for $4.49 or a 16-piecefeast for $29.99. Coupons good through July.
To check for other coupons for your favorite restaurant go to Surviving the Stores and see the list of restaurants and current coupons available, like this one for Tumbleweed:
Whatever you do this week – buy books, listen to music, play Paul Revere, eat out or in with the family – have fun, enjoy and be safe. Want to see you back on Monday!