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I don’t know too many people that do not like FREE STUFF. With that said, in this section will be filled with sweepstakes, events (movie, music, etc.), tourism for baller’s on a budget and more.

FREE STUFF: Jefferson Memorial

I have been visiting the Tidal Basin (forever known as Hains Point to me) since I was a little girl. For the sake of those that know Hains Point as the Tidal Basin, I will refer to this my beloved Hains Point as the Tidal Basin as not to confuse anyone. Anyhoo back to the review, a lot has changed in this area since my days as a young girl, however my love for the area is still the same. I love to walk and Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Like many of the memorials in D.C. if you do not know where to look they are over looked. The memorial is located between the Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials along the waterfront (Tidal Basin). For the DMV Staycationers (and history buffs) – –  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is an 800-acre memorial in honor of the 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The memorial contains four rooms, which represent  the four times Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president.  Roosevelt was elected President in Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Veggies and fruit in P.G. County twice a month

  Free farm fresh fruits and veggies in Prince George’s County, MD twice a month.  I went today and this is what I got.   (1 cabbage, 1 watermelon, 2 bunches of greens, 6 ears of white corn and 20 small potatoes) I filled out a form stating my city, state and zip, along with the amount of people in my household.  The form also asked how many were elderly and children.  That was pretty simple.   The line was was fairly long, however the lady Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Farm fresh veggies and fruit in P.G. County

  Free farm fresh fruits and veggies in Largo, MD on July 21st from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (eastern standard time) at the BLVD at the Capital Centre (rear parking lot) located at 861 Capital Centre Blvd, Largo, MD 20774. My friend James BigDogg Tate suggests that you get there early to get the best selection.

FREE STUFF: Free performances at the Kennedy Center

The Millenium Stage, at the world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., brings you free performances every day.  No tickets are required. Performances start at 6:00 p.m. eastern standard time, unless otherwise noted. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566. Schedule List of upcoming Millennium Stage performances. Archives Search for your favorite past performances and watch them online.

FREE STUFF: Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is the United States of America’s best-known and largest burial ground.  Admission to is free. Arlington National Cemetery is located in Arlington, Virginia (driving directions). “For the almost four million people who visit annually, Arlington National Cemetery represents many different things. For some, it is a chance to walk among headstones that chronicle American history; for man, it is an opportunity to remember and honor the nation’s war heroes; and for others, it is a place to say a last farewell during funeral Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Youth admitted to the Newseum for FREE till Sept 1

The Newseum located in Washington, D.C., is waiving its admittance fee to visitors that are 18 years or younger through September 1, 2014. This offer is called the “Family Fun Deal” and is good for up to 10 free youth admissions with each paid adult ticket. The tickets are valid for two consecutive days. The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. The Newseum has something to offer the entire family from interactive games to “Being a TV Reporter” and more. “The Newseum, the Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Screen on the Green DC 2014 Film Festival

HBO, Comcast and NBC Universal present Screen on the Green Film Festival on The Mall 2014. This year marks the 16th year of the film festival. The festival kicks off on July the 21st with The Karate Kid. The event will take place each Monday from July 21st to August 11th at sunset (approximately 8 p.m. eastern standard time) on the National Mall located between 7th and 12th Streets in Washington, D.C. Official Site www.hbo.com/screenonthegreen Subway The Smithsonian (blue/orange line) For Updates 877-262-5866 Twitter #HBOScreenontheGreen Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: The Smithsonian National Zoo is open daily and admission is free

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is a great place for families, corporations and organizations to spend the day. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes, because there is a lot of walking involved to get from exhibit to exhibit. Admission is free. Wheelchairs and strollers are available. The Smithsonian National Zoo is located at 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20008. According to the Zoo animal index, “About 2,000 animals from about 400 different species currently comprise the animal collection at the National Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: 18th Annual Comcast Drive-In Film Festival located in Maryland

18th Annual Comcast Drive-In Film Festival Drive-In Film Festival Benefitting NIH Charities Friday, August 15th – Sunday, August 17, 2014 Movies to be Determined Gates open at 4:30 PM amusements, games, music and food at 5:30PM Movies begin at 8:30PM FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES! located at MCPS Board of Education 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD

FREE STUFF: Bethesda Outdoor Movies in July

Catch five nights of FREE movies in Bethesda, Maryland starting on July 22nd and ending on July26th. The movies will take place at Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues The July 2014 Movie Lineup July 22 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off July 23 – Moonrise Kingdom July 24 – Citizen Kane July 25 – Pitch Perfect July 26 – Top Gun Movies will begin at 9:00 PM. There is limited seating, so please feel free to bring your own chairs. Continue reading →

Travel around the world for free and without a passport at the Rockville Memorial Library

In a day and age where many are on a modest budget the Rockville Memorial Library is the best way to travel the globe for free, visit your favorite chefs to learn how to cook or bake, travel to your favorite winery, travel to the moon and more. There is no need for a passport or spacesuit, because all you will need is a library card. The Rockville Memorial Library has thousands of books related to travel, cooking, writing, music and more. The Rockville Memorial Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: 2014 African American Festival June 21-22 in Baltimore, MD

Black Enterprise presents 2014 African American Festival featuring Brandy in Baltimore on June 21 – 22, 2014 Here’s the official schedule for the 2014 African American Festival on June 21st and 22nd… MAIN STAGE: SATURDAY - Chico DeBarge 12:30p -1:30p Resa Renee 1:45p – 2:15p Aaron Fresh 2:20p – 2:45p Jacob Latimore 2:55p – 3:30p Brave 3:40p – 3:50p April Sampee 4:00p – 4:30p Sponsor Recognition 5:00p – 5:30p Steven Drake 5:45p – 6:15p Monifah 6:30p – 7:15p Mint Condition 7:30p – 9:00p SUNDAY - Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Make Money Online NOW: A Step By Step Guide To Earning Your First Dollars Online

Make Money Online Now:  A step by Step Guide to Earning your First Dollars Online by Offering a Service (Even if You Have No Prior Experience)   You don’t need a Kindle e-reader to be able to read Kindle books. You can read it on your PC, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android. Just download (for free!) the appropriate application to be able to do that. Amazon changes prices without notice, so make sure to check that the Kindle book you’re downloading is still FREE beforehand.

FREE STUFF: Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park in Maryland

FREE admission to movies and FREE popcorn!  at Shamrock Park during the months of June – August. OUTDOOR MOVIES at SHAMROCK PARK Movie Schedule: June 27 – Frozen July 18 – Despicable Me 2 July 25 – Muppets Most Wanted August 15 – The LEGO Movie August 22 – Brave Festivities begin at 6:30PM and movies start at sunset Pre-Show entertainment provided by Steve Gambrill-Magician and is sponsored by The Town of Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. For more information visit http://www.downtownbelair.com/events

FREE STUFF: National Harbor Summer Getaway

Enter to win a Win National Harbor Summer Getaway. The winner will be notified on June 25, 2014. Prize includes the following Gaylord National  Resort Hotel & Convention Center (two night stay) National Harbor Dining  Entertainment Cards  (gift card value $200) Tanger Outlet – National Harbor (gift card value $100) Potomac Riverboat Company (boarding passes for water taxis and water cruises) The Capital Wheel at National Harbor (four tickets) Boating in DC (two one-hour rentals) Getaway Rules

Brookside Gardens home to beautiful tribute to Washington, D.C. metropolitan area sniper victims

Brookside Gardens is a 50-acre award-winning garden operated and maintained by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.  Brookside Gardens is home to a beautiful conservatory, pagoda, sundial and numerous gardens and is located at 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland 20902-1369.   Amongst all of its beauty Brookside Gardens is also home to the D.C. Sniper Victims Memorial.  The memorial is a beautiful tribute to the 10 women and men whose lives were cut short by a deadly two-man sniper team, consisting of John Allen Muhammad Continue reading →

Stay cool this summer while visiting the U.S. Capitol for free

Soaring heat temperatures on the east coast have visitors to Washington, D.C., as well as residents of Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas looking for more indoor activities. The United States Capitol and the Capitol Visitors Center provide indoor activities that will keep you cool as well as provide history about the United States Capitol and more. About the Capitol “The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., is a symbol of the American people and their government, the meeting place of the nation’s legislature. The Capitol Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Marketing In Less Than 1000 Words [Kindle Edition]

FREE download [Kindle Edition] of Marketing In Less Than 1000 Words [Kindle Edition] by Rob Burns A book on marketing you can read in 15 minutes flat. In under 1000 words we explain the major principles of successful marketing – the absolute most important things you must understand to market your business successfully and find more customers. Each chapter is less than 70 words long. This is a book so short that everybody can make the time to read it. Click here to download your Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Sample of Gevalia Coffee

Free Sample Gevalia Coffee All that effort comes together with every cup of Gevalia that you brew. From the alluring aroma that greets your nose as you open the package to each cups full-bodied flavor, were confident youll agree that Gevalia is a genuine premium coffee lovers delight. Free sample of Gevalia Kaffee coffee from SuperbSamples.com  

FREE STUFF: 5 Great Travel Apps

It’s that time of year again where people will be staycationing, traveling to other states as well as traveling abroad. It is a great idea to equip yourself with a few travel apps.  Below are five free travel apps. Waze I first heard about Waze on Fox5 News.  Waze is a community based travel, mapping, traffic and navigation app.  Waze also has up to the minute reports that will warn you about police (hidden and non-hidden), construction, accidents, cars on the shoulder and more.  All Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: QR Code Generator

According to Wikipedia, QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. A barcode is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. A QR code uses four standardized encoding modes (numeric, alphanumeric, byte / binary, and kanji) to efficiently store data; extensions may also be used. QR Codes are GREAT for business cards, flyers, brochures and a host of Continue reading →

FREE STUFF: Lookout Mobile Security App

  Lookout Mobile Security is a great free mobile security app for your mobile phone. The other day Lookout helped me from having a melt down. I got off work and went to my car, reached in my pocket for my mobile phone and it was not there.  I checked all my pockets as well as my bag and my car. I went back into my job and retraced my steps and still could not find my mobile phone. At this point as you can Continue reading →

Free Stuff: Wind Down Thursdays Summer Concert – Maryland

Wind Down Thursdays Summer Concert Series are back at The Circle At The Blvd located at 900 Capital Centre Boulevard, Largo, Maryland 20774 starting June 5 – August 21, 2014 Click here to download a 2014 concert schedule. FREE admission to all events. Dates and times subject to change. For additional details, photos and updates, follow on www.facebook.com/ShopCapCentre.