Friday, November 12, 2010

Kristin’s Kickbacks List Week of 11-12


November 11-14. Give & Get is here! Enjoy 30% off your total purchase and Feeding America gets 5% of what you spend. Shop in store at Gap, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Store or Old Navy. Use this coupon:

November 12. 6-8 pm. FREE weekly jazz concerts at LACMA, no reservations required. LA Times Central Court. This week: Littleton Brothers.

November 13. 10 a.m. FREE Build and Grow Clinic at Lowes. Bring your child to Lowe's and they can build a periscope. The kids get goggles and an apron and a kit to build an item. They use hammers their size and get a patch afterward for completing the project.

November 13. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE day at Japanese American National Museum. This day includes a weaving workshop for kids, Thanksgiving-themed crafts and cookie making. 369 East First Street, Los Angeles, 90012.(213) 625-0414.

November 14. 1-3:30 p.m. Gingerbread House Event at The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura. Look at beautiful gingerbread houses created by local chefs and kids can create their own houses (RSVP required) to raise money for this charity organization. $5 per family (up to 4 people). To RSVP and reserve time slots for the children, please call 805.379.4777.

November 14. 4-7:30 p.m. Half Day Marrieds Seminar at the Church on the Way. “Making Difficult Marriages Great and Great Marriages Better!” At just $10 per couple and dinner included, this is a bargain! Childcare is available. For more information call 818-779-8000.

November 14. 6 p.m. FREE weekly concerts at LACMA. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater. This week: NEC pianist Gonzalo Farias performs Robert Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Opus 6, and music by György Kurtag.

November 16. 10:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. Toddler story time at Borders at the Northridge Mall. Theme this week is ideas and things that changed the world.

November 16. after 2 p.m. Get 2 free tacos at Jack in the Box. You just need to ask.

November 18. 11:30-2 p.m. The Bacon Truck will be at Telesis Credit Union. Stop by and see what they are serving. 9301 Winnetka Ave., Chatsworth, 91311.

November 18 (and subsequent Thursdays). 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free Mommy and Me Class at The Church on The Way. For children under 5 years of age. Please bring a snack for your child. This week: Field Trip to the Getty Museum. $15 for parking, admission is free. Bring a picnic lunch or food is available for purchase.

November 18. 3-5. Free ice skating, including skate rentals, at Westfield Promenade in Woodland Hills 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd at Erwin St. (818) 854-4151. Opening Ceremony at 5:30PM followed by an ice show.

Photo Deals

Picaboo has a photo deal right now. Buy A Book or Calendar, Get A Copy Free - Code: BGFTHX. I plan to use this deal with my gift certificate I got from Groupon. I make photo calendars to give out as gifts to my family each year. You can also get 25% off cards. Use code CARD25 at checkout. Both deals expire 11/15.

My friend Mercy told me about this site It’s “A Guide to Photo Book Reviews, Deals and Tips.” It tells about the latest photo deals out there.

I also like Frugal Girls photo deals at

Ongoing Deals

Anyone who is considering a membership to the Los Angeles Zoo can save $10 on the cost of the membership through December 31, 2010. Use promo code: 11010FFW

Get a free download of the Veggie Tales Holiday album The Incredible Singing Christmas Tree from You can either download each song individually, or if you want the whole album at once, you'll have to download the Amazon mp3 software. Either way, it's FREE! There's no indication of how long this offer will be available.

Save 20% on Disney Merchandise in store or online!
Get 20% off sitewide with this Disney coupon CVS coupon $10 off, Disney coupon, new grocery coupons, valid through Nov. 15, 2010 with coupon code DISNEYFAN AND get free shipping on purchases of $75 or more (after discount).

There are two retailers currently offering free coffee:

Burger King has free coffee Fridays during the month of November.

Stop by BK® every Friday in November for a free cup of tasty Seattle’s Best Coffee.®

One free 12 oz. hot Seattle’s Best Coffee® per customer per visit during breakfast hours only on Fridays in November.

While supplies last.Not valid on flavored shots or whipped topping.At participating restaurants only.

7-Eleven has an even better free coffee coupon that is good every day of the week, and doesn't expire until December 31, 2010.

The coupon is on the second page of the link:

Excludes iced coffee.
Offer good at participating U.S. 7-Eleven stores.
Limit one coupon per customer per day.
Offer not valid with any other coupon or discount.

Free game of bowling at AMF for up to 6 people. Shoe rental not included. Here’s the link to the coupon. (Thanks, Nikki!)

Upcoming Events

November 20. 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Free performance at the outdoor W.M. Keck Children’s Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Enjoy a show featuring Red Thunder, celebrating the heritage of the Plains Indians through music and traditional dance. (Tickets for 11 a.m. show distributed beginning at 10 a.m. Tickets for 12:30 show distributed at 11 a.m.).111 S. Grand Ave., L.A., 90012. Tickets are free and distributed on Grand Ave. at 2nd street.

November 20. 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Free admission to the Performing Books presentation. The Performing Books series is a monthly program designed to introduce children ages 4-10 to the performing arts through books. Professional storytellers and artists bring books to life through song, dance, voice and instruments. This month hear Belinda and the Glass Slipper & Belinda in Paris by Amy Young. Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. Fifth St., L.A.

November 20. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. San Fernando Valley 2010 Children’s Day. Woodley Park. 6350 Woodley Avenue, Van Nuys. Free admission! There will be carnival rides, rock climbing, food and much more!

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