Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week

Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week. You can find a complete list of events by day on our Calendar page. Below the daily list are about 70 more Free or Cheap Things to do on any day. To keep up with the latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Chicago, sign up for the daily Chicago on the Cheap newsletter. You can also … [Read More...]

Adler Planetarium free stargazing events

Check out Mercury as it passes in front of the Sun Where:  Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Doane Observatory located on the east side of the Planetarium. When:  Monday, May 9, 2016, 8am – 2pm. This is a FREE event and open to the public. You will not have free access to the main Planetarium building. Every once in awhile (on … [Read More...]

Friends of the Parks: free lecture

Friends of the Parks: free film and lecture. Attend the screening of Shifting Sands: A Film Celebrating the Unique Legacy of Lake Michigan's Southern Shore. The screening is followed by a panel discussion. When:  Saturday,May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Where:  Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr., James Simpson Theater , 312-665-7471.  … [Read More...]

10% bonus on AMC gift cards

Through May 8 at 6:00 p.m. CST, get a 10% bonus added to AMC® eGift card purchases of $25 to $100. Use promo code MOMMA at  checkout. Join AMC's Stubs get $5 discount. For an annual membership fee of $12, members get a $10 reward for every $100 spent, FREE size upgrades on fountain drinks and popcorn and all fees are waived for online ticket … [Read More...]

Dose Market pops up May 8

Dose Market pops up May 8 Mini Dose Market Where:  21 E. Bellevue, Chicago, IL 60611, Second Floor (Nico Osteria/Thompson Hotel). When:  Sunday, May 8th, 2016, 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. While you're there check out Nico Osteria's brunch menu. Tickets: FREE RSVP available only at here. The Dose Market is a pop-up marketplace devoted to showcasing … [Read More...]

50% off at HSN with Visa Checkout

Visa Checkout is touted by Visa as a way to save time when you're shopping online. It also offers an  extra layer of security when you're buying things online. However the main reason I use Visa Checkout is to take advantage of the money saving offers they send. How it works When you're shopping online with participating vendors at check out instead … [Read More...]

Visit museums free this weekend

Visit museums free this weekend. The first full weekend of the month is coming, and that means Bank of America customers can visit museums free through the bank’s Museums On Us program. Just show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a photo ID on Saturday or Sunday, and you will get free admission to more than 150 museums and … [Read More...]

Free admission National Public Gardens Day

Free admission National Public Gardens Day. Get free access to Chicago area and Midwest gardens. When:  Saturday, May 6 Many gardens will require you to show their garden coupon in order to get their special National Public Gardens Day offer. Don't forget to bring the coupon with you on May 6. Locations here. Allen Centennial Gardens, … [Read More...]