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Free Skiing At Mohawk Mountain

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mohawkSunday, March 30, is the last day of the season at Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall, which means it’s Customer Appreciation Day. Skiers are invited to stop by the ticket window or customer service station for a free lift ticket. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: www.mohawkmtn.com.

Bargains are in bloom on Saturday, March 29, at Elizabeth Park’s annual spring greenhouse sale. The popular event, which benefits the park’s gardens, features bargain-priced annuals and perennials Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 860-231-9443.

Get 40% off your entire purchase at Gap stores through Monday, 3/31.

If you brake for rummage sales, head to the Avon Congregational Church, 6 West Main St., in Avon this weekend. The sale takes place Friday, March 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. (From 6 to 7 p.m., admission $5; from 7 to 9 p.m., admission is $2.) On Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., admission $1 and items are half price. Information: 860-678-0488.

Winter clothing is half-off on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, at the Villager At Avery Heights shop, 550 Avery Heights in Hartford. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Information: 860-953-1201.

Design Forum, 902 Farmington Ave., Farmington, is holding its annual spring jewelry sale through April 6. Savings range from 20 to 70 percent. Information: 860-677-7568 or www.designforumgallery.com.

The UCHC Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 270 Park Road, in West Hartford, is clearing out winter merchandise with a $7 bag sale on Friday, March 28. The shop is closed on Saturday, March 29 and reopens on Tuesday, April 1, with spring merchandise.

Another bag sale — this one at Friend To Friend Thrift Store, 32 Spoonville Road in East Granby. Select items are $8 a bag, other merchandise is 50 percent off. The sale begins Saturday, March 29. Store hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 860-651-1659.

Pompanoosuc Mills is holding a spring cleaning event with savings of up to 70 percent on a variety of furniture. Sale ends April 1. There is a store at 21 Brace Road in West Hartford. Information: www.poompy.com.

New customers can get a 15-week membership for $15 at Sam’s Club stores. Offer available through March 31.

The retail shop at White Flower Farm, 167 Litchfield Road, Morris, opens for the season on Tuesday, April 1. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Merchandise includes garden décor, orchids, early-blooming perennials and other plants.

Neckers, a Simsbury toy store, holds an anniversary celebration Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 with savings on merchandise storewide. Neckers is at 1591 Hopmeadow St. Information: 860-658-5783.

Elizabeth Park Flower Sale

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elizabeth parkBargains will be in bloom Saturday at Elizabeth Park’s annual spring greenhouse sale. The popular event, which benefits the park’s gardens, features annuals and perennials at dirt-cheap prices. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 860-231-9443.

Free Rose Garden Tours

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Put on your rose colored glasses and take a free tour of Elizabeth Park’s famous
rose gardens on Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. or Thursday, June 13, at
10 a.m. No reservations necessary; participants meet at the entrance to the rose
gardens at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. either day. For additional information, call the
Elizabeth Park Conservancy at 860-231-9443.

Free Flower Show

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Elizabeth Park’s annual greenhouse Spring Flower Show runs
today through March 15 from 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m. daily. The flowers go on sale
March 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park is on the corner of Prospect and Asylum
avenues on the Hartford/West Hartford line. Information: 860-231-9443 and

Free Performance In Elizabeth Park

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On Saturday from 6 p.m. through sunset, a free performance of Night Fall, a public production led by Hartford-based artist Anne Cubberly, takes place in Elizabeth Park by the pond near the park’s Asylum Avenue entrance. Guests are invited to bring a blanket or chair and settle in for an evening of visual, musical and literary surprises in celebration of the changing seasons and our natural environment. A bike valet area will be available. Information: www.annecubberly.com.