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Goldstar: Grab Complimentary Tickets to Events Across the Country (Today Only!)

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Comp Train is a one-day only promotion when we offer complimentary tickets to events across the country, including live theatre, dance, comedy, opera and more. This is the perfect way to get to know Goldstar.  With nothing to lose (except a small service fee), get out and try something new!  Hurry on over to see what is available in your city.  

When you find something you want to do, click find tickets.  Then scroll down and select the complimentary tickets.  Some may be sold out, so double check the prices.

Groupon: Discount Deal For Children’s Museum of Atlanta + Code for 10% off Local Deal!

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Groupon is offering up discount tickets to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta again!  Here’s the deal:

  • $14 for full-day general admission for two, redeemable Sunday–Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday ($25.50 value)
  • $26 for full-day general admission for four, redeemable Sunday–Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday ($51 value)

Today on Groupon you can also use code LOCAL10 on any local deal to save 10% off your purchase!  That makes 2 tickets just $12.60 or $6.30 a piece or 4 tickets just $23.40 or just $5.85 each ticket!

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Another deal to consider is for Aerofit Athens.

  • $15 for three one-hour open jump passes ($30 value)
  • $30 for one month of unlimited aerial fitness classes ($70 value)
  • $60 for three months of unlimited aerial fitness classes ($210 value)

After the code, they end up being just $13.50 for 2 one house jumps, $27 for 1 month unlimited, or $54 for 3 months unlimited!

Discount Tickets to Center for Puppetry Arts and LEGOLAND Atlanta

There are 2 Goldstar discount deals that you may be interested in checking out!

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Blacklight Puppets Bring The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Dazzling Life, tickets only $8.25 down from $16.50!

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta — The Indoor LEGOLAND - tickets for only $12!

FinishLine: College Apparel – 2 Hoodies For $40 Shipped!

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This offer was HUGE last year, with the popular teams selling out super fast!  FinishLine is offering College Apparel 2 for $40 with free shipping.  They have several fun UGA hoodies!  These are normally $50 each, but for a limited time, you can get 2 for $40! May want to go ahead and stock up now for holiday gifts!

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Georgia: Sales Tax Holiday!

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August 1-2 is the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday for back to school! For the complete list of tax free items, click here.

Tax free items include School Supplies up to $20, Clothing up to $100, and Computers up to $1000!

Homeschoolers and Teachers in Clarke, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe: Teacher Free Reuse Store!

It’s time again for the Teacher Reuse Store!  I went last year and got all sorts of goodies, but it goes FAST!  

Teacher Reuse Store

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ACC Solid Waste Department, 725 Hancock Industrial Way, Athens, 30605

What: This store will provide a variety of items to local educators for FREE! These items have been donated from local business and industry. Most of these items would have been landfilled. Items include: binders, file folders, paper, art supplies, file cabinets, etc. We have quite a few large items this summer– chairs, lockers, tables, file cabinets and bookshelves.



Who: This store is open to any teacher in Athens-Clarke, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe Counties. Public and private school teachers and homeschoolers are welcome. All teachers must provide official documentation to verify teaching status – a school district photo I.D., a letter on school letterhead signed by the principal and/or letter of intent to homeschool will be accepted for entry. Only teachers will be admitted into the store – no helpers please. NO CHILDREN OF ANY AGE ARE ALLOWED IN THE REUSE STORE!

Contact the ACC Recycling Division for additional information at 706-613-3512 or visit us at (under education & publications).

Atlanta: Sesame Street Live at Fox Theatre – Only $15!

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Just found y’all a great deal on Sesame Street Live tickets that the Fox Theatre in Atlanta!

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Gymnastics Registration at Bishop Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department and Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy will begin registration on Saturday, August 2 for its fall gymnastics program.  Registration for Athens-Clarke County residents begins Saturday, August 2 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. and continues Monday and Tuesday, August 4 and 5from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 Open registration for everyone begins Wednesday, August 6 and continues weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.until classes fill or September 19 whichever comes first.
Registration takes place at the Bishop Park gym at 705 Sunset Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
 Proof of residency in the form of a current utility bill along with a birth certificate and/or school record is required for all participants.
Gymnastics classes are offered for children ages 12 months through grade school. Classes are also offered in tumbling for ages 9 through adult. A new fitness class for participants ages 9-12 begins this fall.
For fees and dates, please visit or call (706) 613-3589.
Bishop Park is a facility of the Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services.

Youth Sports Registration Planned

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will begin fall youth sports registration for Athens-Clarke County residents on Saturday, August 2 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Bishop Park and continuesMonday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration takes place at the Athens-Clarke County Tennis Center located at 4460 Lexington Road, from 9:00 a.m.- noon and continues Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.  Registration for non-county residents beginsWednesday, August 3 at both locations and continues until the programs are full.
The youth sports selection includes Soccer, Sportstime, and Cheerleading.
Soccer, for ages 4-12,  is co-ed and takes place September through October with leagues at Bishop Park or Southeast Clarke Park.  The fee is $65 for ACC residents and $98 for non-residents.  Registration ends August 23.
Sportstime, for ages 3-4, introduces children to fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, football, golf, kick ball, and more.  The program takes place Mondays (Bishop Park) or Tuesdays (Southeast Clarke Park) from September 9-October 14 from 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.  The fee is $65 for ACC residents and $98 for non-residents.
Cheerleading is a new program this year and is offered at East Athens Community Center at 400 McKinley Drive.  The program is for ages 5-12 and takes place Mondays, September 8 – November 3 from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. or 6:45 – 7:45 p.m., depending on the child’s age.  The fee is $65 ACC resident and $98 for non-residents.
For more information, call 706-613-3589 or visit 

What is Your Recommended Wine?

This was pretty neat!  Club W is offering to recommend wines based on your answers to 6 simple questions.  It took just a moment to go through and it recommended several wines to me that I should like and no obligation to buy!

Here are my recommendations:

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Give it a shot and see what it thinks you will like!

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