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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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Cool website: Explore the Royal Wedding!

Thirty years ago, my grandmother was up before sunrise, dressed to the nines (nails, hair and outfit perfect, she was awesome) and ready to watch the Royal Wedding.

On Friday, I may just have to get up and watch Will & Kate’s wedding in her honor.

However, if you just can’t get enough of it ahead of time, check out The Washington Post‘s interactive site about William and Kate’s pending nuptials. It’s so well-done, with 3-D graphics, panoramas, historical images and video tours. Swoon away!

Click here to start: Royal Wedding

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York County: “Come See Me” Flower Show & more!

It’s that time of year again — the annual “Come See Me” festival in Rock Hill! Ten days of “fabulous family fun,” through April 16. Events include the Catawba Native American Pow-Wow, Junior League’s Spring Market, zipline canopy tour, the frog hoppin’ contest, Quilts of York County display, pottery shows, live music, food and so much more!

Being a rabid gardener, I’m most looking forward to the “Come See Me Flower Show,” which will be Tuesday, April 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The FREE show will be at Glencairn Gardens, in The Bigger House, 725 Crest St. Floral designs, horticulture exhibits, vendors and more!

Click here to find all of the “Come See Me” events: Festival

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Carowinds ticket deals 2011!

Save $15 at participating Burger King locations

Save $15 off a full-price Regular Single Day admission with the purchase of a Medium or Large value meal or soft drink at participating BURGER KING locations. See specially marked cup for details. While supplies last. On cup coupon is valid through June 26, 2011.

Military pay only $31.99 each

Active or retired members of the military can purchase discounted admission tickets any day at the Carowinds Front Gate for only $31.99 each when showing proper identification. Or, you can save time when you purchase your tickets through your local military installation.

2011 Season Passes on sale

A 2011 Carowinds Gold Season Pass pays for itself in less than two visits! Click here to check out special pricing valid through May 29, 2011.

Click here to go to Carowinds’ Deals & Discounts page: Carowinds

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Redbox: Free movie today — and 1st Monday of every month!

Join the Redbox Text Club and get a FREE movie rental today – and the first Monday of each month. Plus, you will be the first to hear about special offers and members-only freebies.

Click here to join: Redbox

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5 Blockbuster Express rentals only $2!

Groupon is offering: FIVE Blockbuster Express rentals for just $2 — this comes out to $0.40 per rental! Sign in or sign up, and grab this quick — it’s only good for today!

While this offer is listed under “Athens, GA,” it is valid for everyone, and the deals will work at ANY kiosk!  [If you don’t see it as the main deal, look on the right-hand side!]

Click here and select “Athens, GA” to see this great deal: Groupon

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York County this weekend: Discount for play “Dorothy Meets Alice”

“Dorothy Meets Alice,” a play about the delightful meeting of two of literature’s most famous young ladies, will be performed March 25-27 at the McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York.

Tickets are $8 for adults & $5 for children — but mention you heard about it on Frugal York County and get $2 off adult admission!

Showtimes:

  • Friday, March 25 @ 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 26 @ 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 27 @ 3 p.m.

For more information, visit http://www.yorkvilleplayers.com or call 803-372-2433.

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