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Frugal Family: Biggest Yard Sale in Decatur

Save money or do something for free: Dining, entertainment, and shopping.

We want to let you know about things around town that are cheap, easy, or free. You can help with this column by telling us about upcoming deals. Just add them to the comment box or email the author to be added to a future column.

This week’s deals:

1. , First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Rd., Decatur.
Deal: Household items, gardening equipment, furniture, books, gadget, everything you can imagine and more.
Good through: Sale is Thursday, June 9 to Saturday, June 11.
Hint: Most items half-off on Saturday.

2. CHEAP GAS DEAL: Low gas price finder in Decatur and Avondale
Good Through: Ongoing
Helpful hint: Also check out Bill Shrinks Alerts on gas, credit cards, and wireless https://www.billshrink.com/

3. MEDITERRANEAN GRILL, 2126 N Decatur Rd., Decatur
Deal: Try the Business Lunch Combo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Mon-Fri $6.90. Shish Kabob, Gyro slices, Rice Pilaf, Salad, Pita Bread, fountain drink.
Good Through: Ongoing

4. , 340 Church Street, Decatur (404) 373-7533
Deal: Up to 20 percent off on tops. Summer Sale!
Good through: Ongoing. Check the chalkboard for other sales.

5. , 431 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, 404-371-0208
Deal: Free walking program, WalkFit! Register at Fleet Feet Decatur to join. Track your steps and post your progress, attend monthly group walks and events, receive motivational emails, and get fit.
Good Through: Ongoing
Helpful Hint! If you need a pedometer to count your steps, purchase one at Fleet Feet for $20. If you buy shoes with your pedometer, they'll give you a $20 store credit!

Lisa Cohen June 01, 2011 at 12:23 PM
I teach at Decatur Yoga and Pilates and at my home studio and other venues around Decatur. DYP is offering an unlimited pass to yoga ALL summer: June/July/August for only $300. If you prefer smaller classes, I offer a 2 month unlimited pass to my classes (not at DYP)for only $75. You can go to www.pranalisa.com for details of my offer and www.decaturhotyoga.com for DYP's offer.
Jen Castleberry June 01, 2011 at 01:43 PM
Kidsbowlfree.com is a free summer bowling program. Suburban Lanes in Suburban Plaza is the location. Register your kids online and they get to bowl 2 free games every day of the summer, even weekends. You only have to pay for shoe rental. For $24.95, you can add the family pass to include up to 4 adults who also receive 2 games per day all summer! It's a fantastic deal, and a fun way to stay cool this summer! It goes until August 30!
Liz Bucko June 01, 2011 at 06:59 PM
Decatur Library Kids Movie Schedule - Wednesdays this summer from 1:30 - 3:30 (Free) Join us for a cool movie on a hot summer day. Groups are welcome. Please arrive early. As a courtesy to the audience, we may be unable to seat latecomers. • June 8: 101 Dalmatians. Walt Disney Pictures. 1961. 79 minutes. Rated G. (This movie begins at 1:45 p.m.) • June 15: Despicable Me. Illumination Entertainment. 2010. 95 minutes. Rated PG for rude humor and mild action. • June 22: How to Train Your Dragon. DreamWorks Animation. 2010. 98 minutes. Rated PG for sequences of intense action, some scary images and brief mild language. • June 29: Beauty and the Beast. Walt Disney Pictures. 1991. 92 minutes. Rated G. • July 6: Tangled. Walt Disney Pictures. 2010. 100 minutes. Rated PG for brief mild violence. • July 13: Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Walt Disney Pictures. 1971. 139 minutes. Rated G. • July 20: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. Fox 2000 Pictures. 2010. 118 minutes. Rated PG for action violence and peril, some scary images and suggestive material and mild language. Open to first 164 participants. No registration required.

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