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The Frugal Event Calendar is a calendar of frugal events in the Indiana area, including nationwide events, consisting of workshops, classes, festivals, consignments sales, and more. Go to the Main Calendar.

November 3, 2012

Power Recycling Weekend presented by BrightPoint (Indianapolis)

You have the opportunity to join the Zoo in a mass recycling effort held twice a year! At the Power Recycling Weekend presented by BrightPoint, you can get rid of all your clutter and help the environment, too! From 9am-3pm Nov. 3 and 4, you can drop off your old electronics, phone books and paper ready for shredding in the Zoo parking lot. Our recycling partners will take it from there. In addition to doing good, you will receive a $2 discount coupon for Zoo admission. The Power Recycling Weekend held in April collected 18,988 pounds of recyclable materials!

Examples of the items that will be accepted during Power Recycling Weekend are:
• Printers • Palm Pilots/PDA’s • VCR’s
• Copiers • Game Systems • Microphones
• Metals • Surge Protectors • Microwaves
• Motors • Cash Registers • Cell Phones
• Monitors • Fax Machines • Power Cables
• Scanners • Power Supplies • Computers*
• Laptops • Electronic Wiring • TV’s*

*$5 processing fee for TV’s and monitors.
All computer hard drives will be double-swiped clean before being destroyed.

Paper recycling will be offered compliments of Shred Monkey from 11am to 3pm. Limit of three boxes of paper per car, please. You can also recycle your old phone books, compliments of Yellow Pages.

For more information, visit the Indianapolis Zoo website: http://bit.ly/J60n5n

Start: November 3, 2012 6:00 AM
End: November 4, 2012 11:00 AM
Venue: Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens
Phone: (317) 630-2001
Address:
1200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46222, United States
Cost: FREE, Processing fee for some items

Chemistry Day (Indianapolis)

Find out what makes chemistry so cool with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and displays. Programs will intrigue young minds while emphasizing basic chemistry principles and safety.

Start: November 3, 2012 7:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 12:00 PM
Venue: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Phone: 317-334-4000
Address:
3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN, 46208-4716, United States

Chemistry Day (Indianapolis)

Find out what makes chemistry so cool with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and displays. Programs will intrigue young minds while emphasizing basic chemistry principles and safety.

Start: November 3, 2012 7:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 12:00 PM
Venue: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Phone: 317-334-4000
Address:
3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN, 46208-4716, United States
Cost: Free with Admission

It’s Kid Fit Health Event (Greenwood)

Join us for: Free Workouts, Free Demos, Free Games, Fitness Trivia and Prizes!

And also…a Kid’s Tae Bo Class featuring certified Tae Bo Instructors!
Brought to you by: Celebrity Sweat, Vitamin World, Game Stop and NFL Play 60

Start: November 3, 2012 7:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 2:00 PM
Venue: Greenwood Park Mall
Phone: 317-881-6758
Address:
1251 Us Highway 31 N, Greenwood, IN, 46142, United States
Cost: FREE

Craft Demos & Tips (Nationwide)

Stop by our stores with classrooms this Saturday for Free Demos! Find out if your store offers classes here: http://hosted.where2getit.com/joann/

Save through Nov. 3 — get 50% off selected classes! Wilton Decorating Basics only $22.50!
Demos:
11am-Noon: Jewelry-making with Darice
Noon-1pm: Jewelry-making with Blue Moon
1-2pm: Jewelry-making with Jesse James (selected stores only)
2-3pm: Crafting with Spectrum Noir

Start: November 3, 2012 8:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 11:00 AM
Venue: Block Thirty Seven- Shops on State

Holiday Open House Demonstration (Nationwide)

Be among the first to see our new Holiday Collection and enjoy interactive demonstrations throughout Pottery Bar. RSVP’s are appreciated, but not required.

Start: November 3, 2012 9:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 11:00 AM
Venue: Pottery Barn (Nationwide)
Address:
United States
Cost: FREE

Holiday Pottery Barn Open House (Nationwide)

Be the first to see our latest collection of ornaments, tabletops, stockings, and more, all while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Plus, we’ll have design specialist on hand to provide tips and ideas for decorating your home for the holiday season.

Cost Free

Start: November 3, 2012 9:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 11:00 AM
Venue: Pottery Barn Kids (Nationwide)
Phone: 1-800-993-4923
Address:
United States
Cost: FREE

Turkey Napkin Holder Kids Workshop (Nationwide)

Build a Turkey Napkin Holder for the holidays!

BUILD. LEARN. CREATE. HAVE FUN WITH KIDS WORKSHOPS!

• FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of
every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
• Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride
and accomplishment.
• All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative
pin and certificate of achievement.

Start: November 3, 2012 9:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 12:00 PM
Venue: Home Depot (Nationwide)
Address:
United States
Cost: FREE

Interior Paint Home Depot Workshop (Nationwide)

• Select tools and supplies to prepare and paint interior ceilings and walls
• Prepare room for painting
• Learn to paint and trim using brushes and rollers
• Learn about working with Home Depot installation and design Professionals

Start: November 3, 2012 10:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 11:00 AM
Venue: Home Depot (Nationwide)
Address:
United States
Cost: FREE

Colors of Fall Wreath Kids Workshop (Nationwide)

Children make an awesome autumn decoration—a wreath with all the colors of fall!

Start: November 3, 2012 11:00 AM
End: November 3, 2012 3:00 PM
Venue: All Lakeshore Learning Stores
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