Friday, May 3, 2013
This day devoted to comic books is meant to encourage appreciation for different series and heroes.
If you are a fan of comic books or want to encourage children to read the original form of The Avengers, Spiderman, Batman and more, you'll be happy to hear that Free Comic Book Day is May 4. Free Comic Book Day, created in 2002, always falls on the first Saturday in May. Participating comic book specialty stores across America give away at least one free comic book to anyone who visits their shop that day. Retailers, publishers, suppliers and distributors work together to make certain comics free in an effort to reward comic book veterans and draw in new fans on this day. For participating comic book stores, type your zip code into this locator. Here is a list of participating local retailers: Big Planet Comics of College Park 7315 …
Monday, November 26, 2012
On Thanksgiving I found myself most thankful for the freebies that came along with my winning lotto ticket.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
This Thanksgiving Day I'm most thankful for the freebies that came along with my winning lotto ticket.
The biggest lottery on earth is the one I already won the day I was born; and I'm living off the interest with every turn of the globe. On this Thanksgiving Day, I find myself most thankful for the things that came along with that win with no price tag attached. Five Free Deals that Beat out Black Friday What Black Friday special is more valuable than the eyes with which I see the faces of those I love, or that let me watch the blue sky billowing forth, splashing out its constant portrait of motion? When I look up at the infinity of stars dancing across the heavens, my eyes let me know that however great my imagination, it will never reach an end of things to explore and discover. And though no price could be too high that I wouldn't …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Try these activities with your children tonight and change the course of your summer.
Many of my friends are having babies, and it’s a reminder for me that our children really do grow up fast. In ten years I doubt my son will say, “I wish mom sat on the sidelines more while I played baseball.” I want my children to remember the time we spent together. I want them to look back on their childhood summers with a smile on their lips. I spent the beginning of summer rushing from one summer camp to another trying to coordinate pick-ups and drop-offs at the same time in opposite parts of town. I was exhausted, and I caught myself snapping at the children every morning as I stressed about getting each child to camp on time. To amplify that one of my children is on the Autism Spectrum, and if he is late for something that he knows …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Utopia is showing its winning films on Sunday at no charge.
What could make Utopia more Utopian than its being free? The Utopia Film Festival in Greenbelt is offering festival-goers just that. Cinematogrophiles can see film winners on Sunday for free at Academy 8 Stadium Theaters in Greenbelt. The Best of Utopia will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and feature Utopia's choices for best films from the festival, including these winners: Utopia Film Festival Winners The following will not be showing Sunday night, but were also winners: