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This week's deals!
1. Willy's Mexicana Grill 2074 N. Decatur Road, #A, Decatur
Deal: New T-shirt design contest. Winner receives $250 and free burritos each week for a year. (Runners-up will receive one free burrito a week for a month.) For you artsy types, you might actually have a chance in this contest.
Good through: The contest to design Willy’s 2011 commemorative T-shirt is open for entries until March 31. More contest information is available on the website or on Willy’s Facebook page.
2. Kroger, multiple locations
Deal: Try a free 2.5 to 3 ounce bag of selected Frito-Lay chips
Good through: Friday, April 1, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. or while supplies last.
3. 85 Sams St., Decatur 404-537-3030
Deal: 1/2 Off Days at Leapin' Lizards on Wednesday-Thursday, March 30-31.
Good through: March 30-31. Just show up and automatically receive 50 percent off a fully paid admission.
Helpful hint: There was a GROUPON deal on Tuesday. Look for future deals as well.
4. Home Depot, 2295 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur 404-315-0015
Deal: Bring the kids in to build a spring planter! In addition to instilling safe DIY skills and a sense of accomplishment, each child gets to keep their craft, along with a Kids Workshop apron, achievement pin and diploma.
Good through: Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Helpful hint: Kids Workshops are a FREE family activity, designed for children ages 5 to 12, available the first Saturday of every month at all Home Depot stores.
5. Young Chefs Academy, 2903 N. Druid Hills Road, NE, Atlanta 404-633-2633
Deal: March Madness is in full swing! Enroll in any Summer Camp Session and receive a Cooking Class FREE. Enroll in two Summer Camp Sessions and receive two Cooking Classes FREE. Enroll in three Summer Camp Sessions and receive three Cooking Classes FREE.
Good through: Enroll now through April 4 to take advantage of March Madness Savings.