Expect stop and go traffic in Portland on Saturday when the Portland Historical Society holds its annual town-wide tag sale. More than 100 sales are scheduled and most run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., rain or shine. Free maps of sale locations will be available starting Thursday at the museum, 492 Main St., and [...]
All frappuccino beverages are half-off during Starbuck’s happy hour promotion, which runs from 3 to 5 p.m., each day through May 12. Fans can also visit www.Frappuccino.com, to submit “selfies” of themselves drinking their favorite blends. Information at www.Starbucks.com.
Holy book bargains! A book sale will be held at the Archbishop O’Brien Library at The Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary, on Friday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for sale include religious and theological classics, scripture, church history, saints, [...]
The Florence Griswold Museum holds a free community day Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. at 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Visitors are invited to tour exhibits, stroll along the river and grounds and enjoy entertainment, art activities and refreshments. Information: 860-434-5542 and www.FlorenceGriswoldMuseum.org.
TuneIn, a free app for Android and iOS, lets you stream music, sports, news,
talk and comedy radio from more than 70,000 stations around the world. The app
also features 2 million podcasts, concerts and other shows, along with album
artwork and a “Favorites” feature. Information: www.tunein/mobile/
Saturday is annual Free Comic Book Day, and thousands of
independent comic book shops across the country, including in Wethersfield,
Newington, Rocky Hill and Manchester, will be giving away comic books, no
purchase necessary. Last year, more than 2 million comic books were distributed.
Information and locations: www.freecomicbookday.com.
Shop at Sam’s Club without paying for a membership. The warehouse club chain is holding a free open house Friday through Sunday, April 26 to 28. Visitors can stop in, sample foods and shop with no added surcharge and pick up a free cookbook, while supplies last. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Information: [...]
Friday, April 26, is National Pretzel Day, and Pretzelmaker shops are handing out pretzels – no dough needed — but you’ll have to tell a joke or mention “National Pretzel Day” to get your complimentary snack. There are 11 Connecticut locations including stores in Westfarms mall in Farmington, Crystal Mall in Waterford, Buckland Mall in [...]
Carvel holds a free cone giveaway Thursday, April 25, from 3 to 8 p.m. Stop by
any participating store for a free junior soft-serve cone. Carvel locations near
Hartford are in Newington, Glastonbury, Vernon and Avon. Information:
Nonprofits and charities will get a 25 percent discount at Pepperidge Farm Bakery Outlet by bringing their organization’s federal tax exempt number on letterhead. The outlet is at 1414 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield. Information: 860-286-6400.
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