FREE STUFF is back!

Posted at 5:36 PM, Oct 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-02 17:37:04-04

Richmond, VA (WTVR)-Check out the Free Stuff I found for you this week.  And check back often, I’m always adding new listings.  Thanks.  Cheryl

FREE ADMISSION:  2nd Street Festival.  October 5 & 6.  Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood.  Lots of live music including Morris Day & the Time on Saturday afternoon.  Children’s activities, food and vendors, too.  Details [HERE].

FREE ADMISSION:  HOGTOBER .  Saturday, Oct. 5, noon to sunset. barbecue, bands, and family activities and entertainment  in historic Church Hill. Libby Hill Park is at 2800 E. Franklin St. .  Details [HERE].

FREE FLU SHOTS:  Save money and stay healthy with a free flu shot this weekend thanks to Bon Secours.  Get a flu shot, vision screening and great health tips this Saturday at the St. Francis Watkins Center in Midlothian.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  There’ll also be free refreshments.

FREE FLU SHOTS:  The Richmond City Health District  public 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4th at the Big Apple Supermarket, 2916 Jefferson Davis Highway, and Walmart at 2410 Sheila Lane (off Forest Hill Avenue).   Free flu shots will be available to adults and children age 7 and older, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Details [HERE].

MORE FREE FLU SHOTS:  The Mecklenburg County health dept. is holding a free drive-thru flu clinic on Friday, October 4  at the Golden Leaf warehouse in South Hill. Directions:  Go to Cracker Barrel in South Hill follow  Country Lane approx. ¾ mile, right on Raines St., immediate left at Warehouse. More info, call:  434-738-6545.

FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE: Richmond Parks and Rec invites you to their final outdoor movie of the season…  Check out “Wreck It Ralph”… with the fun starting at 6:30pm.. beside Fountain Lake in Byrd Park.  Free popcorn and sodas for the first 500 people.  Details [HERE].

FREE ADMISSION:  Brazaar. A family-friendly even with live music, crafters, children’s activities, and health screenings.  At the Southside SpeedwayVendor’s Market on Genito Road.  8 a.m. to 10p.m. this Saturday , Oct. 5.  Details [HERE].

FREE ADMISSION:  Henrico Humane Society’s “Bark in the Park”.  Sat. Oct. 5 10a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deep Run Park.  Activities include live music, a dog walk , dog contests, children’s activities and pet adoptions.  Details [HERE].

FREE CONCERT:  Music in the Park.  Sunday October 6  5 p.m., Forest Hill Park. The Rockabilly sounds of Exebelle and the Rusted Cavalcade.  Details [HERE].

FREE TOURS:  The Hanover Historical Society offers free Open House tours of the historic Hanover Courthouse on the second Tuesday of each month between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  No reservations are required.   Details HERE.

FREE JAZZ: The Virginia Museum has free admission to it’s Jazz Cafe’ program Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jazz Cafe and general VMFA Museum admission are always free. Full performance schedule [HERE].

FREE FLAG CLEANING:  Get your American flag cleaned for free at any Puritan Cleaners any day of the year.  Details HERE.

FREE PROGRAM:  “Stories at the Museum”  at the Virginia Historical Society. All ages welcome,  every program will include a group reading of the selected book and a related craft activity. The one hour programs  will  take place the first and third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m.  Details [HERE].

FREE CREDIT REPORTS:  Get a free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus.  Your personal information is completely protected. This site is sponsored by Equifax,Trans-Union and Experian.

FREE FOR ACTIVE MILITARY: Free annual passes to America’s National Parks (value $80) are now  available to members of the military and their families free of charge.  The pass allows entrance  to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. The free pass will be made available for activated members of the National Guard and Reserves but not to military veterans or retirees. Military personnel can get the passes by showing their military I.D at any national park or wildlife refuge that charges an entrance fee.

FREE LESSON: Take  a free introductory lesson; ice skating or ice hockey at either SkateNation Plus in Short Pump or Richmond Ice Zone in Midlothian.

LOTS OF FREE STUFF: How about getting and giving stuff free? The Freecycle Network is made up of nearly five thousand groups and nearly 70-thousand members around the world who are getting and giving away stuff free. Membership is free It’s a great way to recycle, get rid of items you don’t want, and get things you do.

KIDS EAT FREE: All children eat  free at Quaker Steak & Lube Sundays through Thursdays,  4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The deal is good for children age 10 and under. The Richmond-area location is at 8000 W. Broad St.

FREE QDOBA: Children eat free at Qdoba on Sundays with the purchase of an adult entrée.

FREE KIDS MEALS: Kids eat free at McAlister’s Deli every Tuesday from  9 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree.  There are two locations in the Richmond area, Gayton Crossing and Westchester Commons in Midlothian.

FREE STUFF: If you’re a Facebook member, a lot of restaurants are currently offering freebies, if you “like” them on Facebook. Search for your favorite and see if they have an offer. And while you’re on Facebook, stop by the  CBS 6 page and “like” us too.

FREE FIREHOUSE SUBS: A lot of restaurants offer birthday clubs that you have to sign up for, to get freebies on your special day. At Firehouse Subs, just show up on your birthday with I.D with your birth date, and get a free medium sub. There are several locations in the metro area.

FREE ADMISSION: Enjoy free admission all year long  to The Virginia Historical Society,  with access to the museum galleries and research library. The museum is at 428 North Boulevard in Richmond.

FREE JEWELRY: The Silver Jewelry Club offers an assortment of free, pure sterling silver jewelry every day. From pendants to rings to earrings, all you pay is the shipping and handling.

FIND FREE WI-FI ACCESS: Want to know which local restaurants and coffee shops offer free wireless internet access? Get a directory for Greater Richmond or any city worldwide, by clicking here.

FREE LONG DISTANCE: Make free, 10-minute long distance and international calls to select locations, just by listening to a short, ten-second ad first. Get your local access number to “Freephone2phone” here.

FREE 411 CALLS: Never pay to call information again. 800-FREE-411 works for both residential and business listings across America. All you have to do is listen to a 10-second commercial before getting the listing you want, but the service is free.

FREE COMPUTER TECH HELP: If you have a problem with your computer, and no budget to fix it, Protonic offers free computer support and computer-related information online and by e-mail. This free service is manned by volunteers world-wide.

If you know of any event, or great free offer, e-mail is to me at