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Cool! Free Comic Book Day is May 7

Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May each year. Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores!! So zip over to the nearest store on May 7 and get yours!

Click here to find a location near you: Comic Books


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York County: Events this week

Hot happenings around York County this week:

    • Love books? Don’t miss The Friends of the York County Library book sale Thursday through Saturday at the First ARP Church gymnasium, 201 E. White St., Rock Hill. Pay just $2 per inch of the book stack! Videos, DVDs and audiobooks will also be for sale at bargain prices. Get the inside scoop during the opening night for Friends members from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memberships will be sold at the door beginning at $10 for individuals and $25 for families. The sale opens to the public on 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. All items will be half price Saturday!
    • The River Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens on Saturday also includes antique cars and art collections at 10 locations in the Lake Wylie area. Four River Hills homes are included in the event. The show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets cost $20 and are available at Q2U BBQ Pit and Lake Wylie Coffee House. Tickets will be available the day of the show at the River Hills main entrance and Clover Community Bank beginning at 9 a.m. For information, call 704-965-8703 or email
    • Medi Home Hospice will sponsor a community prayer service from noon to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Epiphany Lutheran Church to pray for our community and the world. The church is at 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call 803-327-5190 or email


For more local happenings, visit the The Herald’s Community News page (or better yet, subscribe to the newspaper!!)

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Update: More Earth Day freebies and special events!

Reduce, reuse, recycle . . . Check out these deals to mark Earth Day!

  • FREE full size cleanser from Origins. Simply fill out this form, take in your current cleanser (empty or full), and trade it in for an Origins full size Checks and Balances or A Perfect World (value $18.)
  • Join Anthropologie for a FREE Earth Day craft workshops for kids. Click on the area where you live, then you’ll find the schedule.
  • Free EVOS Organic Shake nationwide.
  • Get a free reusable tote bag through April 22 at Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market when you spend $20 or more. The totes usually sell for 99 cents. You can find the coupon for the free tote at Fresh & Easy’s Facebook fan page Click on “Offers” in the left column.
  • Lowe’s is giving a 1 million free trees on April 23 to celebrate Earth Day! Stop by your local store and claim yours. More info
  • Download for FREE The Four Seasons – A Earth Day Interactive Children’s Story Book on iTunes.
  • Free admission to all 392 U.S. National Parks Celebrate Earth Day 2011 by taking your family to visit our National Parks. Admission is free through Sunday, April 25.
  • You can swap five plastic bags for a free reusable tote bag at Disney Stores on April 22. And, no, you can’t trade 50 plastic bags for 10 free totes. Find the nearest Disney Store by checking out the website.

Thanks, Mother Nature Network!

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Free books for kids! Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program!

Get your children revved up for the Barnes & Noble Kids Summer Reading Program!

Your child (grades 1-6 are eligible) can read any eight books and complete this reading log, then bring it to Barnes & Noble between May 24 and Sept. 6 to receive one of the free books listed here (second page of journal).

What a great deal, and a great way to encourage reading! Click here for more info: Summer Reading

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HOT coupons! Retail deals and goodies

Shopping this weekend? Don’t go without your coupons!

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Picaboo photo book deals

Current Picaboo customers can buy any 11×14 Classic Custom book and get an 8.5×11 copy free. Use code: BIGMAR. Ends March 24.

*expired* Picaboo is offering a  free photo book worth $39.99. New customers have until 11:59 p.m. on March 22 to order a FREE Large Classic Custom book.  The book can contain up to 20 pages.

Use Picaboo X to create your book and code FREECC at checkout. $39.99 will be deducted from your order. You will be charged tax and $7.99 shipping at checkout. Click here to start: Picaboo

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Get a $5 rebate on “Dummies books”

March is “Dummies Month,” and the publishers of the “For Dummies” books and audiobooks are celebrating!

Buy any For Dummies book, e-book or audio set for $6.99 or more before March 31, and you can get $5 back by mail or a free 20th Anniversary Dummies T-shirt. Click here: Rebate

Amazon is having a sale on For Dummies titles right now – and there’s free shipping if you spend $25 or more.

There are plenty of titles – more than 1,400 – to choose from!

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