Scholastic Book Fairs Warehouse Sale – May 6th through 18th

Librarians, teachers, school employees and volunteers, Book Fair chairpeople, and homeschool teachers can save big on books and educational materials at the Scholastic Book Fairs Warehouse Sale. This sale in Brooklyn Park runs from 5/6 – 5/18.

Child reading book

Pre-registration online is recommended – you’ll need to enter your name and address as well as choose your school from a provided list. When you register, you’ll receive a coupon for $10 off your $100 purchase.

The warehouse is located at 7200 93rd Ave N in Brooklyn Park. Hours are 10 am – 7 pm weekdays, 9 am – 4 pm Saturdays, and closed Sundays.

Fiesta Cancun Discounted Gift Card – $19 for $30!

Enjoy a dinner out at Fiesta Cancun Grill & Bar (any of their five locations) and save by purchasing a discounted gift card in advance! Right now you can pay $19 for a $30 gift card to Fiesta Cancun when you order through Deals On Radio. (Sign in to your account, then click “Food & Drink” to see this offer.)

You will receive an actual gift card send to you via USPS Priority Mail, so no worries about having to use it by a certain time.

There are five locations including Hudson, Hugo, Lino Lakes, Maple Grove, and Stillwater. Get your Fiesta Cancun gift card HERE.

Minnesota Orchestra Family Concert: The Tin Forest – $12 Tickets + Mom Gets In Free!

Looking for a unique, family-friendly Mother’s Day outing? Check out the Minnesota Orchestra Family Concert on Sunday, May 12th at 1 pm or 3 pm. They’ll be performing The Tin Forest, a musical retelling of Helen Ward’s beloved children’s book in which an ugly junkyard magically grows into a beautiful forest.

Tickets are $12 each, and Mom gets in FREE! Just select a complimentary ticket for Mom as you order (you may need to use the coupon code MOMSDAY).*

Join us for an inclusive concert experience sure to delight audiences of all ages and abilities! All seats $12. One-hour concert in a relaxed environment. No intermission.

Rounding out this concert are thrilling Dvořák, Smetana and Florence Price selections performed by the Orchestra, plus a star turn by pianist Emma Taggart, the talented 16-year-old winner of the 2018 Young People’s Concerto Competition, who performs the dramatic third movement of Grieg’s Piano Concerto.

Participate in lobby activities (11:45am-12:45pm and 2pm-2:45pm), including opportunities to try orchestral instruments, engage in creative movement, ‭participate in art-making, learn more about the program and meet Minnesota Orchestra musicians.

Get your tickets HERE!

*Limit two per household. Note: All seating subject to availability and may vary by performance. Normal service charges apply. Available while supplies last and may not be combined with any other offer. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

Emagine Kids Summer Movie Series – $2 Admission

Emagine Kids Summer Movie Series – $2 Admission

Mark your calendars for cheap movies this summer with the Emagine Kids Summer Movie Series! Starting June 12th, Emagine is hosting discounted movies for just $2 each on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 am.

Tickets are available online and at the box office. If you’d like, you can pair your ticket with a Magic Pack (kids popcorn and soda) for a total of $7.

Here’s the schedule:

  • June 12th and 13th: The Secret Life of Pets (PG)
  • June 19th and 20th: Despicable Me (PG)
  • June 26th and 27th: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
  • July 10th and 11th: Despicable Me 3 (PG)
  • July 17th and 18th: Sing (PG)
  • July 24th and 25th: The Grinch (PG)
  • July 31st and August 1st: Minions (PG)
  • August 7th and 8th: The Land Before Time (G)
  • August 14th and 15th: An American Tail (G)

Emagine has locations in Delano, East Bethel, Lakeville, Monticello, Plymouth (Willow Creek), Rogers, Waconia, and White Bear Township.

Lunds & Byerlys: BOGO All Frozen Pizza

Lunds & Byerlys may not be known for always having the lowest prices, but they often have some really great sales! Case in point: this week they are having a Buy One Get One Free sale on all brands of frozen pizza, limit 8 per customer. Sale is valid through Wednesday, May 8.

While you’re there, Lunds & Byerlys Extras members can get a BOGO deal on Mission tortilla chips and tortillas (limit 1 offer per day), 99¢ organic salsa (limit 1 per day), 99¢ Sargento shredded cheese (limit 1 per day), and $4.99 ready to heat deli meals (limit 2 per day). It’s free to join L&B Extras.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Minnesota Moms

Still looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift? If the mom on your list is a Minnesotan, we’ve got a great roundup here of gifts for Minnesota moms – 30 different ideas, all priced at $30 or less!

Whether you’re looking for the perfect experience gift, something unique for the home, or even just a funny t-shirt, you’re sure to find something of interest in this list. Enjoy!

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Minnesota Moms

Loon Calls Women’s T-Shirt – $15

30-Minute Massage with 30-Minute Hot Stone Foot Massage at Health Body and Foot Massage Spa (Stillwater) – $29

Skol! Unisex Tee – $25

Minnesota Heart Stamped Necklace – $24

Minnesota Wine Passport – $25
Includes 10 wine tastings from your choice of 48 different wineries!

Homesick Scented Candle – $29.95
Scents of the North Star State. Baked apples, puff pastry, fresh cypress with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.

Minnesota 1-Year Fishing License – $25

Minnesota State Bangle Bracelet – $8.99

Minnesota State Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board – $30

Wine Tasting with a Cheese Platter for Two and Two Glasses of Wine at Wild Mountain Winery (Taylors Falls) – $22

Vikings Pillow Pet – $27.66

You Gotta Know Minnesota – Sports Trivia Game – $19.95

Pedicure at Calhoun Nail Spa (Minneapolis) – $22.50

Minnesota Wine Glass – $10

Minnesota PopSockets Grip and Stand for Phones and Tablets – $14.98

Minnesota Knit Hat – $25

Minnesota State Sticker Set – $6

Minnesota Season Screenprints – $20 each

Bloody Mary Gift Box from Minnesota Nice Spice – $30

Cravings House Wine Flight for Two People at Cravings Wine Bar and Grille (Woodbury) – $16

Minneapolis Minnesota Skyline Engraved Wooden Bookmark with Tassel – $11.95

Primitives by Kathy Wanderlust Box Sign 9.5 x 10.5 Minnesota – $19.65

30-Minute Body Massage at Thai Massage (Crystal) – $29

Minnesota State Souvenir Dish Towel – $11.32

Stone Arch Hexagon Coasters – $14

Duck Duck Gray Duck Funny Minnesota T-Shirt – $18.99

Gooseberry Falls Print – $20

One- or Two-Year Subscription to “Mpls.St.Paul Magazine” – $9 or $19

Minnesota Cribbage Board – $25

Ice Skating and Skate Rental for Two at Burnsville Ice Center – $10

Goodwill Cinco de Mayo Sale: 50% Off Select Clothing May 3rd-5th with Reusable Tote

Goodwill is having a Cinco de Mayo Sale this weekend! Save 50% on clothing with blue, green, pink, and yellow tags, up to $100 total purchase. Please note that you must present a purchased Goodwill 100th birthday tote to receive the discount, but the items you purchase do not need to fit into the bag.

If you don’t already have the Goodwill 100th Birthday Reusable Tote, it’s available in all stores for $1.99.

This sale is valid at the locations listed on this page (all over central and southern Minnesota).

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical at the Ordway – Discount Tickets

Chances are if you have a kid in elementary school or middle school, you’ve heard of Percy Jackson and his adventures with the Greek gods. (I’m fairly certain that my son’s introduction to Greek mythology came from the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series.) Treat your family to a night of music at the Ordway Center in St. Paul when The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical comes to town.

Tickets are available for $40 – $60 via Goldstar, plus service fees of $6 – $8.50 per ticket. (To compare, these tickets are normally $51 – $75, all fees included.) You can currently grab tickets for the following shows:

  • Tuesday, June 18th at 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, June 19th at 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, June 20th at 7:30 pm
  • Friday, June 21st at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, June 22nd at 2 pm
  • Saturday, June 22nd at 7:30 pm



Adapted from Rick Riordan’s bestselling YA book, this “electrifying” (Newsday) pop-rock musical finds Percy Jackson in hot water at school — again. But he’s got bigger fish to fry. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life, and he seems to have angered a few of them along the way. Now, young Percy and his newfound friends must race against the hourglass to solve the mystery of Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt and set things right on Mount Olympus. Nominated for three Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, The Lightning Thief comes to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Saint Paul in a production deemed “worthy of the gods” by TimeOut New York.

Get your discount tickets HERE.

Free Sports Camps through The Sanneh Foundation

The Sanneh Foundation offers free sports community camps each summer with options for soccer, flag football, basketball, and and baseball. These camps provide thousands of kids a fun, positive and inclusive camp experience.

Each camp uses sporting curriculum for local professional sports teams, while incorporating The Sanneh Foundation’s youth development expertise. Each pro sports camp is designed for different age groups.

You need to register in advance and these do fill up. Choose from:

Rockin’ Jump Eagan Discount Passes

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Rockin' Jump Eagan Discount Passes

Finding indoor activities for the middle school crowd can be a bit of a challenge. They’ve outgrown most of the indoor play areas and even some of the smaller water parks. One option that works well for this age is an indoor trampoline park, and right now you can buy discount jump passes to Rockin’ Jump in Eagan via Groupon!

Rockin’ Jump discount options include:

  • $20 for two 60-minute jump passes ($30 value) – $10 each
  • $38 for four 60-minute jump passes ($60 value) – $9.50 each
  • $55 for six 60-minute jump passes ($60 value) – $9.17 each

Rockin' Jump Eagan Discount

Besides the trampolines, there’s also a climbing tower, dodgeball, basketball, stunt jump airbag, ninja obstacle course, and other features included in the jump pass. They also have an onsite cafe that serves pizza and refreshments.

Please note that the promotional value expires 90 days after purchase, and you must use the entire promotional value in one visit (so if you’re using the $55 option, be sure to bring six people to jump). You’ll also need to have Rockin’ Jump Socks ($3/pair).

Get your Groupon HERE!