April 28, 2015

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FREE Lego Event for the Kids – May 5 in Chicago Area


Let your kids have some fun and build a FREE LEGO Mini Model in the Chicago area on May 5 – Free Lego Koala — Check out The LEGO Store Free Lego Mini Model Build every month!!  Head to your nearest Chicago area LEGO store and you’ll […]

Free 2015 Comic Book Day in Chicago Area – May 2

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It is almost time for Free 2015 Comic Book Day in Chicago Area – May 2, 2015 — Mark your calendars! Free Comic Book Day in Chicago is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year (May 2, […]

Free Dozen Doughnuts with Purchase

On Tuesday, April 28, Krispy Kreme celebrates National Superhero Day by asking customers to give some doughnuts to those real-life everyday heroes among us. Customers will receive a FREE dozen doughnuts to share with the purchase of one at regular […]

Free Cookies Today Through May 1 in Chicago at Grand Opening

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Need a fresh-baked cookie fix at 3 a.m.? If so, Insomnia Cookies should be able to help with its second Chicago bakery at 6470 N. Sheridan Road  The bakery, known for its delivery service, is OPEN TODAY (SATURDAY) APRIL 25th  and giving […]

Free Pretzel in Chicago Area on National Pretzel Day – April 26

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FREE PRETZEL in Chicago Area  — Sunday, April 26, you can get a free pretzel if you’re willing to change your name to Wetzel. OK you don’t actually have to change your name, but according to their facebook page, just […]

Mother’s Day — Free Ice Cream Cone for Mom

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On Mother’s Day, all Chicago area moms get a FREE Rainbow Cone on the house with another purchase at the Beverly ice cream shop at 9233 S. Western Ave.  This has a been a Chicago tradition since 1926 — tasty chocolate, strawberry, […]

FREE Dance: Chicago History Dance Project – April 27

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The Chicago Dance History Project takes a look at Chicago’s place in the history of tap dancing as the Chicago Dance History Project presents “Conversations on Chicago Dance: Tap Over Time”.   Renowned tap dance artists Reggio “The Hoofer” McLaughlin, Mark Yonally, and Starinah […]

Free Movie Tickets in Chicago for SPY – With Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham

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       Want to see a FREE MOVIE in Chicago? Check out the new movie SPY with Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham — Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the […]

Chicago Area YMCA’s Host FREE YMCA Healthy Kids Day, April 24/25


On Saturday, April 25, 2015, (some April 24) your local YMCA invites all families in the Chicagoland area to participate in YMCA Healthy Kids Day, the nation’s largest free health and fitness day for kids and families. YMCA Healthy Kids […]

FREE Album Downloads: RETRO WEEK – Best of Meatloaf and Toto

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The artists of the seventies and eighties rocked out using the tools they had – electric guitars, drum sets, sweet vocals, and a whole lot of hair. Two great creators of music from that era, were Meat Loaf and Toto.  Today, the […]

Spring Planting? Free Wood Chips and Mulch in Chicago

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The woody debris resulting from trees and branches removed by the Bureau of forestry is 100% recycled and reused.  Logs and chips are sold to vendors for biomass, construction grade lumber, and wood chips.  Forestry also creates mulch which may […]

FREE Concert by Phillip Phillips in Chicago for NFL Draft

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American Idol winner and platinum-selling songwriter PHILLIP PHILLIPS will perform a FREE CONCERT in Draft Town on Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m. CT, the NFL announced today. The free concert is the culmination of a three-day Draft celebration in Chicago’s Grant […]

FREE Artisan Food Festival in Downtown Chicago – April 25

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Come out and enjoy some Artisan Foods —  Cheese, Bread & Wine and the Chicago French Market are proud to announce the 5th Annual Pastoral’s Artisan Producer Festival at the Chicago French Market from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, April 25, […]

FREE Skin Cancer Screening – Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Annual Chicago Free Screening Events

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Get your FREE skin cancer screening during Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s annual free screening events.  Dermatologists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital will be providing free skin cancer screening appointments for the public during their annual free screening […]

FREE Game Jam for Chicago High Schoolers: Learn to Design & Hack Games with Pros

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ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOLERS! Do you like games? Do you like making things? Then come to the FREE Game Jam for Chicago High Schoolers: Learn to Design & Hack Games with Pros Event and design some games with some of the best game […]