Earth Day 2011 Orlando Deals and Events

earth Earth Day 2011 Orlando Deals and Events

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day and there are lots of freebies, deals, and events going on.

  • The Central Florida Earth Day 2011 celebration is Saturday, 4/23 from 10 am – 6 pm at Lake Eola. There will be food, music, environmental education, and more.
  • If eating fruits and vegetables at peak season and buying from local growers interests you, then you’ll love the iPhone/Android app Locavore. Locavore usually sells for $2.99, but will be free on Earth Day, 4/22. See the app in action.
  • The Disney Store is giving away a free reusable shopping bag on Friday, April 22, when you bring in at least 5 plastic grocery bags for recycling. There are Disney Stores at the Florida Mall and Seminole Towne Center. Find more locations.
  • Starbucks is giving you a free cup of coffee or tea on April 22 when you either bring in your own mug or use one of their “For Here” mugs instead of a paper cup. They also will have Starbucks mugs 20% off. (No, they won’t give you a free latte, hot chocolate, or any other drink).
  • Caribou Coffee is offer a similar deal as Starbucks. While they don’t have any Florida locations, you can share this post with friends that love Caribou Coffee.
  • Home Depot is offering free workshops and classes this weekend for kids and adults alike. The best deal I believe is the Kid’s planter basket project from 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, 4/23.
  • Lowe’s is giving away 1 million trees on Saturday, 2/23.
  • The Orlando Science Center is reducing it’s admission price to only $5 on Saturday, 2/23 (normally $17/adults and $12/kids). Admission includes viewing of their current movie on the huge screen, “Forces of Nature”.

DEAD: HP 7-Inch Digital Picture Frame $29.99 at

HP photo DEAD: HP 7 Inch Digital Picture Frame $29.99 at

DEAL IS DEAD — Amazon has the HP DF730A1 7″ digital picture frame for only $29.99 (Lists for $70 and usually sells for $50). 2 day shipping is free with Amazon Prime.

** As with any hot deal, prices may change at any time.

It’s Taco Tuesday at Tijuana Flats! Two tacos,chips and drink $4.99

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Head on over to your local Tijuana Flats today for a great deal on lunch or dinner! Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday! They offer two tacos, chips and a fountain drink for only $4.99.  Choose between Steak, ground beef, chicken, blackened chicken, pork, refried or black beans on either crunchy or soft tacos. The tacos are generously sized, so don’t worry about going hungry!

Free “Movie in the Park” today April 9th in Maitland

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Come out to Maitland’s Quinn Strong Park today Saturday, April 9th to enjoy a free movie in the park! Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and the whole family to enjoy “Legends of the Guardians” on the 40 foot high definition screen.  Don’t forget the bug spray. You can bring your own food, but there will also be food there for purchase.

Don’t have kids? This would also make a great budget friendly date night!