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Arc Thrift Stores Coupon for Friday

Arc Thrift Stores has a new coupon out to use this Friday, October 20th: save $10 off your purchase of $30 or more (PDF coupon).

Used Book Sale at Security Library on Saturday

Friends of Security Public Library will host their annual used book sale this Saturday, October 21st, in the Widefield Community Center Meeting Room at 715 Aspen Dr.  See this Facebook post for more information, including prices.


REI Garage Sale on Saturday

It’s almost time for another REI garage sale!  The Colorado Springs REI will have a members-only sale on Saturday, October 21st at 7 AM.  This is a clearance-type sale on items that have been returned.  All purchases are as-is and cannot be returned, and you must be an REI member to shop the sale (a lifetime membership is around $20).  Usually there are some pretty great deals!

Find out more about this event on their website.

Giant Pumpkin Festival in Old Colorado City This Saturday

The annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in Old Colorado City will be held this Saturday, October 21st.  The headline event is the giant pumpkin weigh-off, but there’s more events that just that:

Visit the Giant Kid’s Zone with Colorado Characters and Clowning-Events and Parties along with Miss Kiddee and Friends. Pick your own pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch. Come dressed as a character and you could win a prize!

See all of the info on this event on their Facebook event page.

Fall PPLD Book Sale is Coming Up

The autumn Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District book sale will be Friday through Sunday, October 27th-29th!  The sale is held at the East Library (5550 North Union) and here’s what prices typically are:

Adult Hardbacks – $2.00
Adult Non-Fiction Softcover – $1.00
Adult Fiction Paperbacks – $0.75
Children’s & Young Adult Small or Large Hardbacks or Softcover – $0.50
Single Audio Cassettes – $0.25 ($1.00 in a set)
Video Cassettes – $0.50
Single CDs – $0.50 ($2.00 in a set)
DVDs – $1.00

The sale is for Friends members only on Friday, and then open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, with a $5 fill-a-bag sale on Sunday.  Find out more information here.

Free Anniversary Celebration at Asian Pacific Market on Saturday

Asian Pacific Market is celebrating their ninth anniversary this Saturday, October 21st, and they’ll have free activities like a lion and dragon dance, dance troupes, cooking demos, and more.  It’s from 11 AM to 3 PM; check their Facebook event page for the latest info and schedule.

50% Off for Military on Tuesdays at Whirly Ball

Every Tuesday, Whirly Ball offers a 50% discount on food, beverages, and activities to military personnel – just show your military ID!  On days other than Tuesday, the discount is 10%.  Get more information on Whirly Ball here.

Cool Science Festival Coming Up October 14-22

The 2017 Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival will be this October 14th-22nd, kicking off with the Cool Science Carnival at UCCS that Saturday.   Various businesses and industries host special events in conjunction with this festival throughout the week; most are designed for children or families and most are free.  Be sure to read the details of each event because some may require reservations and may fill up quickly.

All of the events are listed here and get more general information here.

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