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Free Coffee & Tea on Tuesdays for Teachers

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Teachers and all other school staffers get free coffee or tea all day, every Tuesday at participating D.C. & Baltimore area McDonald's. Just show your school ID.

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Buy Bag of Starbucks Coffee, Get Christmas Blend Sample

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Get a free sample of Starbucks Christmas Blend coffee (makes 4-6 cups) with each bag of whole bean or ground coffee you buy online from Starbucks. You can get up to 10 freebies per order. Offer ends January 5, 2015 or when supplies run out.

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Free Popcorn & Drink With Movie Ticket

Mon Oct 20, 2014

October 17-26, head to the new Regal Cinemas at Springfield Town Center to get a free small popcorn and small soft drink with each ticket purchase when you show your Regal Crown Club Card (It's free to join the club).

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Buy 2 Entrees at Red Lobster, Get Free App/Dessert

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Buy two entrees and you'll get a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster with this coupon. The offer ends November 2.

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Students: Free Drink with Bowl Purchase at ShopHouse

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Every day in October, college students who show a valid student ID get a free 22 oz. fountain soda when they buy a bowl at the ShopHouse Kitchen locations in Georgetown, Bethesda and The Mall in Columbia.

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Trick or Treat Tuesdays at Bob Evans

Mon Oct 20, 2014

After 4 p.m. every Tuesday in October, get a free kids meal with an adult entree purchase. Plus, kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume and take part in games at each restaurant.

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Buy Adult Entree, Get Kids Meal at Uno Chicago Grill

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree every Tuesday at participating Uno Chicago Grill locations.

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Mon Oct 20, 2014

BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

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BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Buy one stamper with custom plate, and you'll get a second custom plate free at Paper Source now through November 2.

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Zumba in Silver Spring Tuesdays in October

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Head to the plaza in Downtown Silver Spring for a free Zumba class from 7:15-8:15 p.m. every Tuesday in October. The class is led by Destiny from Washington Sports Clubs.

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Toned Up Tuesdays at The Park at CityCenter

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Every Tuesday at 6 p.m. in September and October, weather permitting, head to The Park at CityCenter for a different free workout led by VIDA Fitness instructors. Also expect giveaways and offers from places like City Sports and Protein Bar.

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Lobby Project Art Opening Featuring Michael Crossett

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Art by D.C.-based artist Michael Crossett is the newest installation in the Lobby Project (the lobby of 1200 First Street, NE) and the public is invited to the opening party from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 21. There will be free wine and appetizers.

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Crystal City Tropical Plant Giveaway

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Want a free tropical plant to spruce up your home? They'll be giving them away, while supplies last, at the Crystal City FreshFarm Farmers Market starting at 3 p.m. sharp on Tuesday, October 21.

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Clean Your Baseball Jersey Free at ZIPS

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Participating ZIPS Dry Cleaners in our region will clean your game day baseball jersey free (one garment per customer). It doesn't matter which team your jersey is from, but the offer is in celebration of the Nationals, Orioles and Pirates (where ZIPS has locations) making the playoffs. The offer ends October 23.

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Mon Oct 20, 2014

Hallmark Buy 1 Get 1 Free Offers

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Hallmark Buy 1 Get 1 Free Offers

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Get ready for the holidays at Hallmark Gold Crown stores with these coupons valid October 11-26, including buy one get one free deals on boxed holiday cards, individual holiday cards, and gift wrap.

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"Out of Many, One" Portrait on National Mall

Mon Oct 20, 2014

There's something new to see on the National Mall, and it's only here for a short time. It's a six-acre portrait of a young man's face made by Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada out of sand and topsoil. From October 4-31, visitors will be able to walk through the massive portrait.

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Foggy Bottom Sculpture Through Oct. 25

Sun Oct 19, 2014

See art sprout in some local yards and businesses for a limited time. 16 contemporary sculptures by 15 artists are installed in front of homes and businesses in Foggy Bottom May 17-October 25.

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Free CD with Capitol Steps Ticket

Thu Oct 16, 2014

Buy a ticket to a Capitol Steps performance at D.C.'s Ronald Reagan Building during October, and use this coupon to get a free copy of one of their comedy CDs. As usual, members of Congress do not qualify for this deal.

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Buy a Feast at Famous Dave's, Get a Free Pumpkin

Tue Oct 14, 2014

All during October, buy an All-American BBQ Feast at participating Famous Dave's and they'll give you a free pumpkin while supplies last.

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Garden Tool Lending Library in Arlington

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Did you know you can borrow garden tools from Arlington Public Library? They're available from March to November.

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Free Classes From Elevate Gym in Meridian Hill Park

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Elevate Interval Fitness is a gym that's coming to 14th Street NW. In the meantime, they're offering free, bootcamp style outdoor classes in Meridian Hill Park. Dates vary. Sign up in advance to take part.

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Hometown Tour Pass for D.C. Area Residents

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Are you a resident of the D.C. area who's always taking visitors on tours? Get a Hometown Pass, and you'll get free admission to Old Town Trolley Tours, DC Ducks Tours and Monuments by Moonlight Tours when you bring a guest who buys a full fare adult ticket. The offer is good for those who live within a 50 mile radius of D.C.

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Richard Estes' Realism at the American Art Museum

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Take a quick look at Richard Estes' paintings, and you might think they're photographs. Now look again. The exhibition "Richard Estes' Realism" at the American Art Museum includes 46 paintings, including some rarely made available for public view. The exhibition runs from October 10, 2014-February 8, 2015.

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300+ Free Events During Free Fall Baltimore

Sun Oct 12, 2014

It's back for a 9th year: The Free Fall Baltimore celebration offering more than 300 free cultural activities in Baltimore City during the month of October. All events are free, but some require you to register in advance, so check out the list early.

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"Unearthing Arabia" Exhibit at the Sackler Gallery

Thu Oct 09, 2014

"Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips" at the Sackler Gallery October 11, 2014-June 7, 2015 recreates the paleontologist and geologist's late '40s and early '50s trips to what is now Yemen through artifacts, handwritten notebooks, film clips and more.

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Thu Oct 09, 2014

Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

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Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

Thu Oct 09, 2014

7-Eleven now has a coffee loyalty program that will get you a free medium cup after every sixth one you buy. To take part, download the 7-Eleven app and register as a member. Every time you buy a coffee, the cashier will scan your in-app bar code.

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BOGO Gallons of Iced Tea at Chick-fil-A Sudley Manor

Wed Oct 08, 2014

Chick-fil-A's Sudley Manor Drive location in Manassas is offering buy one get one free gallons of iced tea every day in October.

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"World Aesthetic" Exhibit at Gallery Underground

Mon Oct 06, 2014

Look for art inspired by both real and imagined places at "World Aesthetic", an all-media national juried landscape show on display at Gallery Underground in Arlington through Friday, October 31.

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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits Through Nov. 2

Mon Oct 06, 2014

Portraits of Clark Gable, Helen Keller, Grace Kelly, Andy Warhol, and Elie Wiesel are included in the second installation of portraits by Yousuf Karsh at the National Portrait Gallery, on exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery May 2-November 2.

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Andrew Wyeth Exhibition Through November 30

Mon Oct 06, 2014

The National Gallery of Art's exhibition "Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In" is a first of its kind because it features a collection of some of his many paintings of windows. See it from May 4-November 30.

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The 5x5 Project Free Public Art & Events

Thu Oct 02, 2014

The 5x5 Project from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is bringing contemporary, temporary art to all parts of the city September 6-December 6. There are also free events tied to the project, including musical performances, exhibitions, lectures, bike tours and more.

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Tue Sep 30, 2014

New York Avenue Sculpture Project

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New York Avenue Sculpture Project

Tue Sep 30, 2014

Five works by artist Magdalena Abakanowicz are now on display through September 27, 2015 in the median of New York Avenue, NW between 12 and 13th Sts. in D.C. It's the third installation of the National Museum of Women in the Arts' New York Avenue Sculpture Project.

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Sun Sep 28, 2014

Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

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Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

Sun Sep 28, 2014

The exhibition "Time Cover the 1960s" features cover art from the National Portrait Gallery's Time collection, including 30 works of art from many of the top artists of that decade. It runs September 26, 2014-August 9, 2015.

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The Art of James Castle at American Art Museum

Sun Sep 28, 2014

He turned scraps of found paper into art, and made ink out of soot and spit. Now, the The American Art Museum is showing off self-taught artist James Castle's work in an exhibition running September 26, 2014 through February 1, 2015.

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Thu Sep 25, 2014

Free Coffee at Golden Corral

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Free Coffee at Golden Corral

Thu Sep 25, 2014

Golden Corral offers free coffee every day at lunch and dinner with purchase of a buffet. Just place your order, choose a seat, and then ask your server for a free coffee.

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Nation to Nation at Museum of the American Indian

Tue Sep 23, 2014

The National Museum of the American Indian, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, has an exhibit called "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations" running through Fall of 2018. It documents the history of treaties and includes more than 125 objects. Also, at least 9 original treaties on loan from the National Archives will be displayed on a rotating basis.

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Tue Sep 23, 2014

Home is Where the Art Is II

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Home is Where the Art Is II

Tue Sep 23, 2014

"Home is Where the Art Is II" at Zenith Gallery in D.C. is an exhibit of unique home and office furnishings crafted by artists from things like carved wood, cast glass and welded metal. See the display from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through January 3, 2015.

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Gabriel Figueroa Exhibit at the Mexican Cultural Institute

Sun Sep 21, 2014

The exhibition "Gabriel Figueroa, Cinematographer. Great Moments in Mexico's Golden Age of Cinema" through November 3 at the Mexican Cultural Institute is a celebration of his life in documents, photographs, film clips, posters and more. Admission is free. Also, several free events are being held in conjunction with the exhibit, including film screenings October 15 and October 30. RSVP to attend any of these events.

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Washington Humane Society Cat Adoption Deal

Tue Sep 09, 2014

If you pay to adopt one cat from the Washington Humane Society and would like to take home a second kitty so the first one has a buddy, they will waive the adoption fee on the second cat. All of their animals leave the shelter spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

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"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" exhibit at the National Archives runs March 21, 2014-January 5, 2015. It includes Adolf Hitler's signature on his marriage certificate and will, an "X" signed by a slave who couldn't read, and a patent for shoes filed by Michael Jackson and others allowing him to do an amazing signature move on stage. Admission is free.

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Vanished Birds Exhibit at National Museum of Natural History

Tue Sep 09, 2014

You'll find the exhibit "Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America" on the ground floor of the National Museum of Natural History now through October 2015.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bison at the National Zoo

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Bison at the National Zoo

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Starting Saturday, August 30, for the first time in a decade, the National Zoo will have two bison on public display. Their names are Zora and Wilma. Saving these animals was one of the reasons the National Zoo was founded, and putting a bison pair back on display is one way the zoo is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

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"Hawaii by Air" at Air and Space in D.C.

Tue Sep 09, 2014

"Hawaii by Air" is a new exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in D.C. Today, we think of a trip to Hawaii as simply a long flight. But not too long ago, the islands were very difficult to reach. The exhibit explains how air travel to Hawaii developed. See it through July of 2015.

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"Wilderness Forever" Photography Exhibition

Mon Sep 08, 2014

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the National Museum of Natural History has a photography exhibit on display now through the summer of 2015. The photos were selected by a jury from more than 5,000 that were submitted from around the country.

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"Beyond Bollywood" at Museum of Natural History

Tue Sep 02, 2014

"Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation," at the National Museum of Natural History runs from Feb. 27, 2014 through August 2015. It aims to dispel stereotypes and myths about Indian immigrants. Admission is free

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

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Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Buy one ticket to any of Virginia's three presidential estates (Monticello, Montpelier and Mount Vernon), show the ticket at the Alexandria Visitors Center and request the free "Key to the City" pass. The pass gets you free admission to nine historic sites and museums in Alexandria.

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"Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" at Sackler Gallery

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The installation "Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" will be on view from August 30, 2014-June 7, 2015 at the Sackler Gallery. It includes nearly 400 shoes and almost 4 miles of red yarn.

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Robin Williams Photo on View at NPG

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The National Portrait Gallery has installed a photograph of Robin Williams in its "In Memoriam" gallery. The playful photo was taken in 1979 by Michael Dressler for Time Magazine.

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One Life: Grant and Lee at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Aug 08, 2014

A special installation of "One Life" at the National Portrait Gallery explores how the lives of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant came together during the Civil War. The show includes death masks of each man, portrait photography, drawings and more. See it July 4, 2014-May 25, 2015.

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"Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" at Hirshhorn

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The exhibit "Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" is on display at the Hirshhorn through January 11, 2015. It's built on the recent acquisition of five major works, including the only two examples of Scarpitta's full-size racecars outside Europe.

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Behind the Badge Exhibit at National Postal Museum

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The National Postal Museum's exhibition "Behind the Badge: United States Postal Inspection" shines a light on a lot of work most of us take for granted: the job of keeping our mail safe. Highlights include an anthrax-laced letter addressed to Senator Tom Daschle, handcuffs used on Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, and a touch table that lets visitors see if they can spot potentially dangerous mail.

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'Face Value' Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Apr 18, 2014

"Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction" at the National Portrait Gallery includes more than 50 paintings, drawings and more by artists who brought a fresh take to portraiture between about 1945-1975. The exhibition runs from April 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015.

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