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Wed Oct 29, 2014

Baja Fresh Kids Meal Deal

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Baja Fresh Kids Meal Deal

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Kids in costume get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree at participating Baja Fresh locations October 27-31 with this coupon. Not valid at locations in D.C., Chantilly and Sterling.

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Students: Free Drink with Bowl at ShopHouse Through Oct. 31

Wed Oct 29, 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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Fairfax County Animal Shelter Halloween Adopt-A-Thon

Wed Oct 29, 2014

During the Fairfax County Animal Shelter Adopt-a-Thon October 30-November 2, adoption fees will be waived for all orange and/or black cats, dogs, and small pets. Otherwise, adoption fees will be half off. There will also be hands-on fun with bunnies, guinea pigs and other animals, as well as games, and treats.

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Light Giveaway For Cyclists, Runners & Walkers in Crystal City

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Daylight Savings Time ends soon, so to help users of the Mount Vernon Trail stay visible in the dark, free lights will be handed out to cyclists, runners and walkers at the trail's Crystal City Exit from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, October 30. One per person while supplies last.

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Dessert With Sub & Drink Purchase at Quizno's

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Get a free dessert when you buy a regular sub and regular fountain drink at Quizno's with this coupon. Offer expires Monday, November 3.

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Kids Meal With Adult Meal Purchase at Olive Garden

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Get a free kids meal with purchase of an adult entree at Olive Garden now through Friday, October 31.

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Wed Oct 29, 2014

Bethesda Row's Halloween Festival

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Bethesda Row's Halloween Festival

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Kids can trick or treat from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 30 at participating stores and restaurants along Bethesda Row. At least 39 retailers/eateries are taking part.

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Wed Oct 29, 2014

BOOtique at Mosaic District

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BOOtique at Mosaic District

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Mosaic District's night of fun from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, October 30 includes trick-or-treating at participating businesses, as well as special activities and deals. Treat bags will be given out first-come, first-served at the information table on the Target corner of District Avenue and Strawberry Lane.

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Kids Meal With Individual Meal Purchase at Boston Market

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Get a free Kids Meal when you buy any Individual Meal at Boston Market with this coupon, good through Friday, October 31.

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Wed Oct 29, 2014

Punk Rocktober Events at DC Library

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Punk Rocktober Events at DC Library

Wed Oct 29, 2014

The DC Public Library has established a D.C. Punk Archive, and to help spread the word, the library is holding a series of events in October. They include a screening of extra footage from the upcoming documentary "Positive Force: More Than a Witness, 30 Years of Punk Politics in Action" on Thursday, October 30 at the Mt. Pleasant Library.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest at Kimpton's Helix Lounge

Wed Oct 29, 2014

The annual Pumpkin Carving Contest starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30 at Kimpton's Helix Lounge. 30 free pumpkins and carving tool kits will be available, first-come, first-served. Prizes will be awarded for "Most Local-Themed Pumpkin", and "Most Ghoulish Gourd".

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

Wed Oct 29, 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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Wed Oct 29, 2014

Free Screening: Wolf Children

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Free Screening: Wolf Children

Wed Oct 29, 2014

The Japan Information and Culture Center in D.C. is hosting a special Halloween screening of the animated film "Wolf Children" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 30. You're encouraged to come in costume and trick-or-treat too. It's a free event, but registration is required. Doors open at 6 p.m., and registered guests will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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"Out of Many, One" on National Mall Through Oct. 31

Wed Oct 29, 2014

There's something new to see on the National Mall: 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 are able to walk through the massive portrait.

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"World Aesthetic" at Gallery Underground Through Oct. 31

Wed Oct 29, 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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Sign Up For "Try Hockey For Free Day" Nov. 8

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Sign your child (age 4-9) up now to take part in Try Hockey For Free Day on Saturday, November 8. Participating local rinks include Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mt. Vernon RECenter, Piney Orchard Ice Arena and Capital Clubhouse.

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Buy Bag of Starbucks Coffee, Get Christmas Blend Sample

Wed Oct 29, 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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Nation to Nation at Museum of the American Indian

Wed Oct 29, 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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Wed Oct 29, 2014

BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

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BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

Wed Oct 29, 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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Mon Oct 27, 2014

Kids Euro Festival

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Kids Euro Festival

Mon Oct 27, 2014

This year's Kids Euro Festival October 24-November 9 includes more than 80 free activities from concerts to movies to storytelling and much more.

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

Mon Oct 27, 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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Free CD with Capitol Steps Ticket

Fri Oct 24, 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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300+ Free Events During Free Fall Baltimore

Fri Oct 24, 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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Wed Oct 22, 2014

Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

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Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

Wed Oct 22, 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 22, 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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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits Through Nov. 2

Wed Oct 22, 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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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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"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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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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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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