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Free Morning Coffee at McDonald's Sept. 16-29

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Participating McDonald's nationwide will give away free small cups of McCafe coffee during breakfast hours for two weeks straight, September 16-29.

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Free Coffee & Tea on Tuesdays for Teachers

Mon Sep 22, 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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Movies Under the Stars at Bethesda Row

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Catch free "Movies Under the Stars" at Bethesda Row Tuesdays at dusk through September 30. You can watch from Redwood Restaurant, or bring your own chair. See "Pitch Perfect" September 23 and "Julia & Julia" September 30. The final screening is sponsored by Le Creuset, and at 6 p.m. there will be a free Wine and Cheese Social.

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Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program at National Archives

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Watch a free screening of "D-Day Remembered", the documentary about the World War II invasion of Normandy by Charles Guggenheim, introduced by author Craig L. Symonds at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 23 at the National Archives' William G. McGowan Theater.

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Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Pavilion

Mon Sep 22, 2014

The National Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Pavilion is free on Tuesdays. However, reservations and a timed ticket are still strongly recommended.

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Buy Adult Entree, Get Kids Meal at Uno Chicago Grill

Mon Sep 22, 2014

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

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Free Happy Hour Paella at La Tasca

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Every day during September, La Tasca restaurants will prepare complimentary paella at 6 p.m. for their customers at the bar. The freebie is part of their month-long Paella Festival.

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Mon Sep 22, 2014

Free Lunch With 18 Holes of Golf

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Free Lunch With 18 Holes of Golf

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Play 18 holes of golf with a cart before 2 p.m. Monday through Friday in September at Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana, and you'll get a free lunch the same day. You must mention promo code "Free Lunch" before paying for your round.

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Free Paddle Nights on the Anacostia River

Mon Sep 22, 2014

There's still time to take a canoe or kayak out on the Anacostia River during Free Paddle Nights offered by the Anacostia Watershed Society. The remaining dates are September 23 at Kenilworth Park and September 25 at Bladensburg Waterfront Park. Canoes and Kayaks are first-come, first-served, and you can register in advance.

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Apples & Honey Tasting at Whole Foods Springfield

Mon Sep 22, 2014

The last in a series of free Apples & Honey Tastings from the Jewish Food Experience happens from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, September 23 at Whole Foods Market Springfield. Sample apples, honey and fresh baked challah. They'll also have recipe cards available for you to take home.

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Deals at Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Head to Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria between 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday for their buy two, get one free cupcakes and munchies happy hour. The shop offers bubble tea, cupcakes, and a rotating selection of baked goods.

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Free Pilates & Yogalates in Farragut Square Park

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Take part in a free class at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday (Yogalates) and Thursday (Pilates) in Farragut Square Park through October 16. Classes are taught by certified instructors. Bring your own mat. Protein Bar will provide light refreshments, and Eye Street Massage will offer free quick massages.

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Toned Up Tuesdays at The Park at CityCenter

Mon Sep 22, 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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Mon Sep 22, 2014

Workouts at National Harbor

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Workouts at National Harbor

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Waterfront Fitness on the Plaza at National Harbor means free workouts every Tuesday and Thursday through September 25. Sessions are led by guest instructors from WillPower Functional Fitness.

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Free Drink with Two Starbucks Grocery Purchases

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Join Starbucks Rewards, and when you buy two specially marked Starbucks coffee in grocery stores, you'll earn a free drink. Offer good through October 10.

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Free Delivery With First Order From Drizly

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Drizly, the service now offering beer, liquor and wine delivery in D.C., will give you free delivery with your first order now through September 30. Just download the Drizly app for iPhone or Android, sign up, place your order and enter WELCOMEDC at checkout. Delivery takes 20-40 minutes, and is only available in certain parts of the city.

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Tours of Decatur House Tuesdays & Fridays

Mon Sep 22, 2014

The White House Historical Association is offering free public tours of Decatur House on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m and 2 p.m. now through September 30. No reservations are needed. Decatur House, located on D.C.'s Lafayette Square, is nearly 200 years old and contains slave quarters.

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Banned Books Week Events at DC Public Library

Mon Sep 22, 2014

The DC Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week (September 19-27) with a bunch of free events, including a temporary art exhibition called "Uncensored", readings of banned books and more.

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Mon Sep 22, 2014

Home is Where the Art Is II

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Home is Where the Art Is II

Mon Sep 22, 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. There is an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 23.

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BOGO Birthday Admission to Medieval Times

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Have a summer or early fall birthday? Head to Medieval Times' Maryland Castle during your birthday month and you'll get free admission when you buy one full priced adult general admission. Must mention code BFVD622 at time of purchase. Offer valid through Tuesday, September 30.

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Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Hundreds of museums nationwide that normally charge an entry fee, will offer free admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live, happening Saturday, September 27. To take part, you need to request a pair of tickets to your museum of choice in advance. Participating museums in our region include the Newseum, the Crime Museum, and the National Building Museum.

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"Postcards from the Trenches" Exhibit Through Sept. 27

Mon Sep 22, 2014

"Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War" is an exhibition of art created by soldiers drafted or commissioned into World War I. It's on display through Saturday, September 27 at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in D.C.

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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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Loews Madison Guests Ride Free With Fiat

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Spread the word to visitors: Instead of grabbing a cab or other car service to get around town, guests of the Loews Madison Hotel in D.C. can get a free chauffeured ride in a new Fiat during their stay. Rides are available 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily to destinations within a 3 miles radius of the hotel.

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U2's Songs Of Innocence Free on iTunes

Wed Sep 17, 2014

U2's new album Songs of Innocence is available free on iTunes now through October 13. If you have iTunes, the album is already in your music library, waiting to be downloaded.

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The 5x5 Project Free Public Art & Events

Mon Sep 15, 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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Check In + Like = Free Dessert at Barcode

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Check in and like Barcode on Facebook while you dine to get a free batch of chocolate covered strawberries to close out your meal.

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Hometown Tour Pass for D.C. Area Residents

Fri Sep 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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6 Free McNuggets When The Nationals Score 6

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Download the McD App to get an offer for 6 free Chicken McNuggets at participating McDonald's (no purchase necessary) every time the Nationals score 6 runs this season.

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U.S. Naval Observatory Tours This Fall & Winter

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The U.S. Naval Observatory offers free public tours on select Monday nights at 8:30 p.m., but you have to reserve your spot far in advance. The USNO is now accepting applications for the October 20, November 3, November 17, December 1 and December 15 tours.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Fire From the Forge Exhibition

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Fire From the Forge Exhibition

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Fire From the Forge, a free exhibition at the Gibbs Street Gallery in Rockville, features sculpture and jewelry by 42 metal artists who studied with Montgomery College Professor Komelia Okim. It runs through Sunday, October 5. The gallery is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

ApocalyptiCAT Woodcuts and Papercuts

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ApocalyptiCAT Woodcuts and Papercuts

Tue Sep 09, 2014

"ApocalyptiCAT" is a free exhibition of woodcuts and papercuts by Franca Bartholomai at Goethe-Institut Washington, now through October 10.

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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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"Degas/Cassatt" at National Gallery of Art

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The National Gallery of Art is the only venue in the world for "Degas/Cassatt", an exhibition of 70 works by impressionists and longtime friends Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt. The exhibition can be seen May 11-October 5.

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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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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

Mon Sep 08, 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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"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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Free Pretzel Through the Auntie Anne's App

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Download Auntie Anne's new app, sign up for their Pretzel Perks program, and you'll get an offer good for a free pretzel within 24 hours of signing up. You'll also earn points during every visit that you can use to get free food.

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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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Andrew Wyeth Exhibition

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Andrew Wyeth Exhibition

Mon Aug 25, 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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Parks Pass For Military

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National Parks Pass For Military

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Members of the military and their dependents can get a pass that allows them free admission to National Parks that charge entrance fees. The pass is good for one full year from the month you get it.

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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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Foggy Bottom Biennial Sculpture Exhibition

Thu May 15, 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. At 4 p.m. on opening day Saturday, May 17, artists will stand near each of their sculptures and discuss them.

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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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