Five Ways to Save $$ this Week: New Dance Studio, Fashion, Back to School and More

Five local deals to make life more affordable and, often, more fun.

[Note: This column is interactive: Readers and business owners should feel free to email columnist Kim Bova McDonald with deals in town you want to share or publicize.]

This week, Frugal Family has found deals for back to school, dance lessons, dining, fashion and dry cleaning.

Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions.

New Dance Studio Opened In Wakefield! Registration begins September 7th and classes start September 12th.
September 24th from 12-4 FREE to ALL:

  • Face paint
  • Music
  • Games
  • Prizes
  • Learn a dance routine
  • Free registration

PATCH Reader Special
Register for classes between September 7th and September 30th and the registration fee is waived!! Just mention Wakefield Patch!

Fine Print: Contact studio for more details.

Back to School shopping is here! Back to School deals for this week at Walgreens:

  • Buy 1 Get 1 Free - Penway or Wexford Green Notes - Composition Book, Themebook or Portfolio
  • Buy 1 Get 1 50% OFF - Penway Carry All Pouch, Elmer's Jumbo Glue Stick, 10 Pk #2 Pencils
  • $9.99 Sony Electronics - earbuds, sterio headphones, mini speakers, am/fm portable or clock radio
  • $9.99 Electronics - PNY 4GB Micro Swirl USB Flash Drive, GE Ethernet Cable (14ft)
  • $9.99 - Backpacks or Messenger Bags
  • $1.99 - Select 5 Subject Notebooks
  • COUPON - $2.99 for Crayola 8pk Classic or 20 pack super tip markers, 64pk crayons w/sharpener
  • COUPON - $0.99 Recycled School Box
  • COUPON - $1.99 7 Pocket Expanding File
  • COUPON - $0.79 Mead Envelopes
  • COUPON - 20% OFF photobooks, banners, posters, photo cards, calendars
  • 25% OFF - Neutrogena Skin Care Products (Plus $10 mail in rebate when you spend $30 or more)

$5 OFF Coupon For AARP Members - just show your card
FREE Shipping Walgreens.com orders $25 or More

Fine Print: View circular here for coupons and additional sales. Contact for details.

Sidewalk Sale!  Saturday Sept 3rd and Saturday Sept 10th:

  • Many items marked at $3, $5, and $10..
  • "FILL A BAG" deal for $25 and $50
  • 30% OFF  "worn" jeans

Fine Print: Contact for details.

AAA Members - bring your card and get $3 AAA Breakfast or $3 AAA triple Scoop Sundae.

Other deals:
$5 OFF order of $25 or More  - expires 9/4/11 print here
FREE 3 Scoop Sundae for joining Friendly's Best Friend Club

Fine Print: Contact for details.


  • Today Only - 25% OFF Comforters , polo shirts (print here)
  • Month of September - 25% OFF suits and blouse dry cleaning (print here between 9/1-9/30)
  • Join Anton's Rewards and receive a $5 Reward for every $100 spent.
  • eBenefits for VIPs -  50% off monthly specials emailed.  VIP Express sign up here.
  • Friends & Family - Twice a year, VIP Express customers receive friends & family $5 and $10 off coupons
  • Police & Firefighters discount-  Anton's Cleaners supports our local police and firefighters with a 20% discount on uniform cleaning.

Fine Print: Contact for details.

Kimberly Bova McDonald September 01, 2011 at 05:02 PM
Good Hearts Children Shop Special (taken from their Facebook page) Labor Day Coat Sale! 20% off all full priced coats and jackets from now until Tuesday! It's the perfect time to buy a winter coat! (excludes previously purchased merchandise and sale items)
Kimberly Bova McDonald September 02, 2011 at 11:57 AM
Groupon Deal – B Yoga in Melrose $49 for 10 yoga classes ($130 value) or $59 for 15 yoga classes ($180 value) http://www.groupon.com/r/uu3292390


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