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Mother-Son Date Knights at Chick-fil-A

On Monday, May 6, 2013, Chick-fil-A stores in the Washington, DC/Central Virginia area will be hosting Mother-Son Date Knights!  Just reserve your table at your local participating Chick-fil-A; but, be sure to hurry, reservations are going quickly. You and your sons will love a fun-filled night with free activities – the only charge is the price of the food.

Thanks Capitally Frugal DC!


Real Pirates at the National Geographic Museum Until Sept. 2

"Real Pirates" will be at the National Geographic Museum through September 2

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship will be on display at the National Geographic Museum through September 2. Admission is $11/adults, $9/ages 5-12, free for under 5. Hours are 10am – 6pm. The National Geographic Museum is located at 1145 17th Street NW. Street parking can be tough in that area. If you drive, your best bet is one of the nearby garages. Metro’s Farragut North (red line) and Farragut West (blue/orange lines) stops are fairly convenient. *Photography is not permitted on the exhibit. My photos were taken during the media preview.

Also of note: There will be a free Pirates Family Festival featuring re-enactors, a treasure hunt, and more on June 22. Plus, the Museum is offering Pirate Birthday Parties for kids ages 5-12.

Head over to Kid Friendly DC to read more about this event.

Easter Egg Hunts in the DC Metro Area

Easter is right around the corner.

Head over to Capitally Frugal for a list of Easter Egg Hunts in the DC Metro Area.

FREE – LEGO Exhibit & Play Space at the Kennedy Center

Nordic Cool 2013_ Lego Exhibit and Play Space

February 19-March 17, 2013, the Kennedy Center presents Nordic Cool 2013, a month-long international festival of theater, dance, music, visual arts, literature, design, cuisine, and film to highlight the diverse cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as well as the territories of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Áland Islands.

Head over to DC Thrifty Mom for more information.

DC Metro Area 2013 Spring Consignment Sales

Photo Credit: Wee-Sale Consignment Sale

Head over to Capitally Frugal and see the list of consignment sale dates, times, and descriptions for spring 2013.

Thanks Capitally Frugal!

Celebrating Music at the National Children’s Museum in February


Free Family Night sponsored by GEICO

Friday, Feb. 15, 5-6:30 p.m., 6:30-8 p.m.

Families can enjoy free admission to the museum as well as hands-on activities and interactive play in the NCM theatre and exhibit areas. February’s Free Family Night will celebrate Festival of Nations. Please note: Families can attend one of two 90-minute shifts from either 5-6:30 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the NCM box office beginning at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. The museum will close for half an hour at 4:30 p.m. to give staff time to prepare for the event.

Head over to the museum’s events page to see all the events for February.

The National Children’s Museum  is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Labor Day and Memorial Day. During the summer months, the museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased at

Thanks Super NOVA Mommy.

Year Pass to Arlington Cinema Drafthouse


My husband sent me this one.  He loves my couponing.  Thanks Ryan.

For only $32.50, here’s your chance to purchase a pass that allows you to attend one movie per day for an entire year. Arlington Cinema is a second-run movie theater that screens popular hits, critically acclaimed films, indie and art-house flicks, as well as cult favorites. One of the most entertaining places to catch a movie in the D.C. area, the theater boasts a full restaurant menu as well as a fine selection of beer, wine and other beverages.

Get your annual pass HERE!

$1 Disney on Ice Tickets – MD

Disney on Ice Worlds Of Fantasy 300x172 Disney On Ice Wicomico Youth Center Salisbury, MD $1 Discount Tickets

Tickets for this one-time-only Zip-A-Dee-Deal will go on sale Tuesday, January 29 at 10 a.m. and are available at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center  box office only while supplies last (a total of 350 tickets will be available over 7 shows). Limit 4 per person. Offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets. Those that don’t get the $1 deal will get a $5 savings on tickets to any performance except Opening Night.


Wicomico Youth and Civic Center | Salisbury, MD| February 14–17, 2013

  •  Thursday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 15th @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 16th @ 11 a.m. 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 17th @ 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

 Venue/Ticket Information:

Tickets are $36/VIP, $20 & $15 on-sale now and can be purchased at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center box office, 410-548-4911 or log on To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to,

Thanks Family Frugal Fun!

Free Event at Baby Gap January 26, 2013 – Pentagon City


Read more about it HERE!

Thanks A Parent in Silver Spring!


MAMÀFIA Show by Mr. Knick Knack – A Children’s Concert

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Thanks Super NOVA Mommy!

MAMÀFIA New Concert Series by Mr. Knick Knack


A 45-minute family concert retreat followed by 1 hour of open play

Tickets $6 each, all adults and children over 6 months old.

When: Tuesdays beginning January 8, 2013

Doors open at 10am

PERFORMANCE 10:15 – 11, OPEN PLAY 11-Noon

Where: Dulles SportsPlex

21610 Atlantic Blvd, Sterling, VA 20166

First show starts Tuesday, January 8, 2013 and runs throughout the year.  Always check the Mr. Knick Knack website for updates and notification.



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