Experience a free evening of New York-inspired style at the Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden, in the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, 625 North Road in Groton. On Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., attendees can consult with hair and makeup experts and sample a variety of mini-beauty services at no charge. The event will include refreshments and entertainment and guests get a complimentary signature Red Door Spa gift bag. Call 860-701-9621 to RSVP.
On the third Monday of each month, Hartford Denim, at 30 Bartholomew St. in Hartford, hosts a flea market featuring local artists, vendors, food and drink. This Monday’s event, March 17, starts at 6 p.m. Information: 860-880-0495.
Here’s a Cool St. Pat’s Day deal — Lucky Mint Coolattas are just 99 cents at participating Dunkin Donuts locations Saturday, March 15, through Monday, March 17.
Shop The Second Chance Shop of Suffield, at 116 Mountain Road, on Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15, and you’ll get 75 percent off your purchase, (excluding jewelry). Information: 860-668-2841
Kids wearing green get in to Bridgeport’s Beardsley Zoo free on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. (Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Information: 203-394-6565 and www.beardsleyzoo.com.
Japanalia celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Saving O’ the Green sale. Say you saw the sale mentioned here, and you’ll get 20 percent off your purchase. (Includes gift certificates, consignment and special orders.) The sale ends Saturday. Japanalia, 11 Whitney St., Hartford, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: 860-232-4677.
Through Saturday, March 15, most St. Patrick’s Day merchandise is 50 percent off at Michael’s stores.
Shamrock head bands and necklaces, green tees and more are $5 or less at Five Below stores. Find locations at www.fivebelow.com.
Be one of the first 100 customers in line at Jo-Ann’s Fabrics’ new Torrington store grand opening on Thursday, March 20, and you’ll get a free gift card worth at least $10. The store, which opens at 9 a.m., is at 39 South Main St., in the Torrington Plaza. Information: 860-496-0932 or www.joann.com/torrington.
Banana Republic stores at Westfarms and Evergreen Walk have teamed up with Princess & the Prom to collect dresses for the organization’s annual gown giveaway. Drop off a gently-used, current style dress at either location by March 24, and you’ll receive a 25 percent off coupon good toward a regularly-price purchase. Information: www.princessandtheprom.org.
The annual winter boots and shoes clearance is on at Williams Shoes, 132 Park Road, in West Hartford. Shoes, regularly to $120, are $29.99 to $79.99 a pair, and boots, regularly to $230, are $59.99 to $179.99. Brand names include, Ugg, Merrell and others. Sale ends Saturday, March 15. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 860-233-1663.
Uptown Consignment stores are holding a winter blowout sale with 50 to 75 percent off thousands of items. This post has been updated. An earlier version had an incorrect address for Hartford Denim’s flea market.