September 14th, 2015 by RichmondBargains

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“Teacher Tuesdays” is back at McDonald’s for 2015-16: Teachers can receive a free coffee or tea every Tuesday during the school year at Richmond area McDonald’s.

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PLUS: This Friday morning from 6-9am (September 18 only), students in grades K-8 will receive a FREE Egg McMuffin, apple slices, and choice of milk or apple juice at McDonald’s. In-restaurant only.

Will your kids eat an Egg McMuffin? Mine won’t

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January 19th, 2015 by RichmondBargains

Spotted at an RVA McDonald’s last week:
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Teachers: “Enjoy a FREE McCafe coffee or tea every Teacher Tuesday between September and June. Simply present your school identification card when placing your order at any Greater Richmond area McDonald’s restaurant and your hot/iced coffee or tea is on us!”

Valid in-restaurant or drive-thru. One per person per visit. No purchase necessary.

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September 17th, 2014 by RichmondBargains

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Now through September 29, get a free small McCafé coffee at McDonald’s during breakfast hours.

Thanks Anita!

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March 31st, 2014 by RichmondBargains

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During breakfast hours every day through April 13, McDonald’s restaurants are giving away FREE small McCafe coffees. No coupon needed.

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April 4th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

Who’s excited for the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball season opening today? We are going to try to make it to one of the day games this month.

If you’re trying to save money, it looks like Monday games are the ones to catch – Fans will received two tickets for the price of one for any Monday home game with a valid receipt from McDonald’s PLUS hot dogs will cost only $1!

The other day for deals is Sunday, when kids 14 and under who join the (free) Squirrel Tails Kids Club receive free admission and a free meal! (To receive a meal voucher members must visit one of the two Squirrel Tails tables located by the main entrance. Only one voucher per member, per game. This week features a hot dog, bag of chips and small Coca Cola fountain drink.) The Rita’s Water Ice carts have $2 kids sized ice for all Squirrels Kids Club members on Sunday as well. Parents can purchase a $35 Sunday FUNNDAY ticket package, with 5 Sunday games of your choice, a free t-shirt AND an invite for you and your Kroger Squirrel Tails member to an exclusive event at Kings Dominion on April 12th!

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2013 Richmond Flying Squirrels Nightly Promotions:
Mondays – McDonald’s Mondays (2 for 1 Tickets with McDonald’s Receipt)
Mondays – Dollar Dog Mondays ($1 Hot Dogs at Every Monday Home Game)
Thursdays – Thursday Night Fireworks Series presented by Coventry Health Care & Your Local Ford Dealers
Saturdays – Saturday Night Fireworks Series (Exception: May 18th – Human Cannonball)
Sundays – Kids Eat Free (Free Meal with Kroger Squirrel Tails Kids Club Membership)

If you love the free stuff that is given away at many games (can you ever have too many bobbleheads??), here is the full lineup of Flying Squirrels giveaways. Arrive early before they run out. This is the full promotion calendar

Seniors 60+ are eligible for “Silver Squirrels,” which for $25 provides admission to 10 Tuesday homes games, a t-shirt, and a free concessions gift at each game. You can check out other ticket packages here.

The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Cheap Seats – What’s up with the “Ollie’s Cheap Seats” banner way down the third base line? Tickets in section 217 are available each game for $4. (You can purchase online – look for the “$4.00 – Ollie’s Seats” option – but there’s a $1.50 convenience charge for each.)

Wash Em Down Wednesday – At Wednesday games, beers are available for $2 each for a two-hour time period. This isn’t mentioned on the Squirrels website, possibly because of weird ABC laws regarding advertising alcoholic beverage specials.

And finally, the Score an “A” Free Ticket Program for kids returns as well – For every “A” on your current K-12 report card during the 3rd and 4th marking period you will earn a FREE General Admission ticket to a regular season Richmond Flying Squirrels game! Each “A” on your report card is good for one ticket per game-if you receive 8 A’s then you’ll receive 8 General Admission tickets to 8 different games! Receive your free tickets by bringing your report card to our Front Office or Box Office! Ticket is good for student only. Free tickets are based upon availability. (Kids may also be eligible for a free ticket through their school’s Go Nuts for Reading! Program)

Single game tickets cost $7 for Gold Level, $8 for Silver Level Reserved (Thursday through Sunday), and $11 for Diamond Level. Parking in the lot costs $3.

Check the back of your tickets and parking stub for coupons to Rita’s Italian Ice (a free ice!), River City Diner, McDonald’s, and Halligan Bar & Grill!

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September 20th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

I am not a coffee drinker. I figure I have made it thirty years, including through college and two babies, without it, why start now? My husband hasn’t given up trying to sell me on it though. He even offered to get a cappuccino machine to be my gateway drug and mask the dirt taste 😉

For those of you that live for that morning cup of joe, next week promises plenty o’ caffeinated thriftiness. National Coffee Day is officially September 29, and McDonald’s, 7-Eleven, Cafe Caturra Short Pump and Krispy Kreme are celebrating:

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7-Eleven – Friday, September 28th, 6am-10am

It’s CofFREE Day which means FREE LARGE COFFEE for everyone that stops by a participating 7-Eleven store from 6am to 10am on September 28.

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Krispy Kreme – Receive a FREE 12 oz cup of coffee from our participating shops in the US and Canada on Saturday, September 29, 2012 on National Coffee Day. No purchase necessary.

McDonalds – Enjoy a FREE Small Premium Roast McCafe Coffee at Participating McDonald’s September 23-29. No purchase necessary

Cafe Caturra Short Pump – Claim a Facebook offer for a “Free medium coffee or free medium espresso drink between 8 am and 11 am” Expires September 30, 2012

Thanks Anita!

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July 6th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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The Richmond Flying Squirrels and McDonald’s have partnered on “McDonald’s Monday”:

Fans who bring a receipt from a purchase at any of the 69 Richmond-area McDonald’s can redeem it for a free ticket with the purchase of a ticket to any Monday home game at The Diamond in 2012. Additionally, the first 1,000 fans at every Monday home game will receive a rally towel courtesy of McDonald’s.

• Monday, July 9th: 12:05 PM – Reading Phillies (Summer Camp Day)
• Monday, July 16th: 7:05 PM – Altoona Curve (Mark Ballas Appearance)
• Monday, August 20th: 7:05 PM – Bowie Baysox (Nutzy & Zinger Salt and Pepper Shakers Giveaway)
• Monday, August 27th: 7:05 PM – Harrisburg Senators (Greek Night)
• Monday, September 3rd: 12:05 PM – Akron Aeros (Jimmy Buffett Day & Regular Season Home Finale)

Remember, kids can get free tickets for good grades through the “Score an A Program” or if they join the Flying Squirrels Kids Club, they receive free admission to Sunday home games.

Somehow this slipped through my deal radar! I found out about it reading’s Top Five Weekend Events. No worries, there are still 5 of the 8 Monday home games left (and you would not have wanted to be at the stadium for the last one on June 25th, when that HUGE storm system rolled through!)

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Storm damage. Photo credit: DC Winyard

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May 9th, 2012 by RichmondBargains


HallmarkCoupon for $5 off a $10 purchase at Hallmark Gold Crown Stores

The Body ShopCoupon for $10 off a $20 purchase, expires 5/13

McDonald’sCoupon for $1 off any McCafe Cherry Berry Chiller, Frappe, Real Fruit Smoothie or Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, expires 6/15

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May 7th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

Thank you teachers! Here are a few Richmond deals honoring teachers this week:

Richmond McDonalds – McDonald’s would like to say “Thank You” to teachers for the important work they do in the community and invite them to enjoy FREE McCafé beverages during Teacher Appreciation Week. Special offer valid at McDonald’s in the Greater Richmond area (70 locations) from May 7 to May 11. When placing your order, say that you are a teacher. Must show school ID card or other proof of being a teacher. One Free Medium McCafé per person during each visit. Follow on Twitter @McD_RVA for more information.

Qdoba Central Virginia – On Tuesday, May 8, teachers can receive a free entree between 5-9pm with valid school ID!

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Chesterfield Towne Center

To All Area Educators: YOU are invited to V.I.T. (Very Important Teacher) Night on Wednesday, May 9th from 4-7pm.

In conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week, Chesterfield Towne Center would like to thank ALL area teachers and educators with an invitation to a very special evening at CTC just for you:
-Exclusive Shopping Offers
-Make Overs and Demonstrations
-Prize Giveaways
-Fashion Show

Please bring your school I.D. (public and private school educators, support roles are all welcomed.)

Join us this year as we pamper you, highlight the latest fashions and give you time to catch up with friends outside of the teachers’ lounge.

Thank YOU for all you do!

Last year, several Chick-fil-A’s offered freebies, so be on the lookout – I will update this post if I see any other offers, and please let me know if you do too!

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February 27th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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Here’s a great Leap Day freebie for you:

This Wednesday, February 29, stop into any Richmond McDonald’s for a FREE cup of premium roast coffee, any size!

via McDonald’s Richmond on Twitter NOT nationwide.

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