Tour the U.S. Brig Niagara, learn how to tie knots, hear carolers and see Santa on Friday at the Christmas Tree Ship. The Flagship Niagara League event will be held Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Erie Maritime Museum, 150 E. Front St. The fun will include hot chocolate and cookies, crafts and reading of the [...]
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Nexcare is giving away more bandages. This time, it’s 40,000 samples today. Go to www.facebook.com/nexcare and look for the post about the waterproof bandage samples or go directly to http://offers.3m.com/programs/70d08f. You’ll probably have to watch the whole one-minute video before you can fill out the form to request your sample. The site doesn’t say how many [...]
See’s wants to give away a whole lot of candy and you can enter for a chance to win it daily through Dec. 25. The See’s Countdown to Christmas promo has a sweepstakes and an instant win game. There’s a grand prize of a “lifetime supply” of See’s Candies awarded as 130 $50 gift cards. [...]
The Presque Isle Flute Choir will present a free winter concert tonight at Blasco Library. The event, from 7 to 8 p.m., is part of the Blasco Concert Series at the library, 160 E. Front St. To learn more, visit www.erielibrary.org/events/all-events-calendar/ or call (814) 451-6900.
Looks like Cardstore’s Cyber Monday special is alive again today. An e-mail I received today from the website says all flat holiday cards are again 49 cents. The deal includes season’s greetings, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s cards. You have to use code CCP3979, which is valid today only. Go to www.cardstore.com.
I keep coming across more gift card deals. The latest is for Outback Steakhouse. Buy $100 in gift cards and you’ll get a free bonus $20 card. Note that you have to buy your $100 worth before Dec. 31 and the bonus card is only good from Jan. 1 through Feb. 10, according to Outback’s website. [...]
The Erie Times-News Faith page has a copy of “The Women of Christmas: Experience the Season Afresh with Elizabeth, Mary and Anna” to give away. To enter the drawing, send your full name, address, city, ZIP and the keyword WOMEN on a postcard to Faith, c/o Dana Massing, Erie Times-News, P.O. Box 6215, Erie, PA 16512-6215 [...]
Gifts don’t have to cost a lot and the Purex website has numerous suggestions for “thoughtful holiday gifts on a budget.” They include making one of your famous meals for someone or another homemade gift, writing someone a personal letter or providing a service like painting a room or babysitting. Go to http://www.purex.com/purex-life/thoughtful-holiday-gifts-on-a-budget to see all [...]
Tomorrow is Dec. 8, the second Sunday of the month and that means freebies for you at the Erie Art Museum, 20 E. Fifth St. Admission is free on the second Sunday of every month from 1 to 5 p.m. and there’s a free art activity offered from 2 to 4 p.m. This month, visitors [...]
Head to Perry Square today at 5:30 p.m. for the free Downtown d’Lights. See the square lit up with holiday decorations and visit with Santa. To learn more, call (814) 455-3743 or visit www.eriedowntown.com.