Happy Birthday, Joe! Tokyo Joe’s is celebrating 18 years of serving up healthy Japanese food and being one of Colorado’s hometown favorites. On Thursday, March 13, the local chain is offering 4-piece Joe’s Rolls and fountain drinks for just 18¢ each with the purchase of a bowl or big salad — for dine-in only. The offer is for Addict Club members exclusively. If you’re not a member, you can sign up online…it’s quick, easy and FREE.
March is marching along with 70s one day and a snow storm the next. Anyone feel a bit confused? Decisions, decisions. Do we pack up the snow shovels and break out our flip-flops or stand by with our parkas and keep the swimsuits in the drawer? Instead, we recommend a night (or afternoon) out on the town. We’ve found deals and discounts to all sorts of theater and dance performances, sporting events, concerts and more that you can enjoy from now through April. Here are 12 discounts on all sorts of fun across the Front Range. Click here to read more…
Starbucks wants to wake you up with a jolt of savings. From Wednesday, March 12 to Friday, March 14, when you purchase any one of its eight breakfast sandwiches, they’ll give you a FREE grande (16-oz.) hot brewed coffee. (The offer does not apply to Clover-brewed coffee.) You can choose from the following sandwiches: Slow-Roasted Ham & Swiss; Vegetable & Fontiago; Egg & Cheddar; Sausage & Cheddar; Bacon & Gouda; Ham & Cheddar; Reduced-Fat Turkey Bacon; and Spinach & Feta Breakfast Wrap. The morning perk is available at participating stores, while supplies last. (Actually, you can purchase a breakfast sandwich anytime of the day, as long as they’re not sold out.)
Get big bottles with little prices for beautiful hair during the Beauty Brands Annual Hairspray Sale. Through April 5 stop by any Beauty Brands location for bottles of hairspray priced at just $8.99. That’s a savings of up to 70% on more than 65 top salon brand shampoos including Matrix, BedHead, Chi and Rusk. Stores are open Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are four Beauty Brands in the metro area: Aurora, Boulder, Broomfield and Lone Tree.
Trying to fit more fruits and veggies into your diet? Jamba Juice is offering its Fruit & Veggie smoothies for just $2 each – Apples ‘n Greens, Berry UpBEET, Orange Carrot Karma or Tropical Harvest. The discount applies to the small size only. If you like things a bit more juicy, you get one of its 12-oz. Fresh Juice Blends for the same low price instead. Plus, if you want to upgrade to a larger size, you can — just pay the difference in price. The discount requires this printable coupon and expires Sunday, March 16. To find a store near you, check out its store locator.
Indulge your affinity for Colorado at COmingle, the History Colorado Center’s new adult night-out series. The event is held the second Thursday of the month through June. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. enjoy out-of-the-box activities, food and plenty of Colorado spirit (and spirits). On Thursday, March 13, the theme is “Colorado Is The Best”. Wear your favorite Colorado gear for a chance to win Best-Dressed Coloradan. Make your own Colorado icon magnet. Hear a historian’s take on some bizarre Colorado bests, then compete in the Smartest Coloradan trivia game. Train with the best ski jumpers, experience the biggest dust storm in Colorado history and take your circa-1920s yearbook picture. Cost is $10, which includes all activities, museum admission and a cash bar. Buy online or at the door.
Planning home spruce-ups or fix-ups, or yard or garden makeovers? The Denver Home Show runs Friday to Sunday, March 14 to 16 and is loaded with ideas, advice and inspiration. More than 500 exhibitors, vendors, seminars and demonstrations can be real motivators. Meet Kevin O’Connor, host of This Old House and Josh Flagg of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing. We found several ways to save. Buy in advance online and automatically get $2 off the $11 adult ticket. Use the promo code SHOP and save $4. Seniors get in for $8. Children 12 and under, FREE. On Friday, any current or retired teacher or military, firefighter or police officer receives entry for FREE. You will need to show your valid ID. Open Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Home Show takes place at the National Western Complex (4655 Humboldt St., Denver, exit I-70 at Brighton) where, alas, parking is $10. Shuttles are provided to distant lots every 15 minutes.
Gardening classes and workshops are in bloom again. Here’s what coming up this week. All are FREE unless otherwise indicated. ♦ Jared’s Nursery – Saturday, March 15: Fairy Gardening, 10 a.m. Reservations recommended. 10500 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton, 303-9789-6022. ♦ Tagawa Gardens – Saturday, March 15: African Violets 101, 10 a.m. to noon. Sunday, March 16: Caring For Your African Violets, 11 a.m. to noon. Reservations required. 7711 S. Parker Rd., Centennial. ♦ Wilmore Outdoor Living Center – Saturday, March 15: Growing Turf Grass in Colorado, 10 a.m. Reservations required. 711 E. County Line Rd. Littleton, 303-795-5339. ♦ Shelly’s Garden Country – Saturday, March 15: Pruning Class Series: Structural Pruning for Trees and Shrubs, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $5. Fairy Garden Workshop, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5. Reservations required. 4181 W. 120th Ave., Broomfield, 303-466-6761.
Kids who love playing with their food will enjoy Tamarac Turnips, a FREE interactive cooking class for kids that meets the last Saturday of every month at Whole Foods Market Tamarac. The next get-together is Saturday, March 15 from noon to 1 p.m. Kids of all ages are welcome to spend an hour making their own color eating charts and building salads on a stick. They’ll also make fun dips for salad rainbow sticks. Each child who attends five classes receives a FREE Tamarac Turnip t-shirt. To reserve your child’s spot, stop by or call the store’s customer service desk at 303-488-2000. 7400 E. Hampden Ave., Unit D, Denver.
How else would Pizza Hut thank its loyal customers? Through Wednesday, March 19, you can get a large pepperoni or cheese pizza with its new hand-tossed crust for just $5.99. The promo price is part of its Customer Appreciation Week. The offer is for carry-out only at participating locations, with no limit. Sounds like a perfect time for a pizza party at home or work. Just ask for the deal when ordering or use promo code THANKS for online orders. Thank you for the tip, Todd…and Daisy, too!
They’re back! Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine — the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit — and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. MHOTC readers can attend a FREE sneak preview of the film on Saturday, March 15 at 10 a.m. at UA Colorado Center. Click here to download and print an admit-two pass for the screening. These passes are limited in number, so please don’t abuse the system and get yours now – if this movie interests you. Once our limit has been reached, the system won’t issue any more. Remember, even with a pass seating is not guaranteed, so get there early.
We recently published a post about Ikonomo.com, Colorado’s only grocery price comparison service. Now the company is hosting a $25 King Soopers gift card giveaway. To be eligible for the gift card, you need to sign up to try the free service and also submit an entry into the contest. Ikonomo allows shoppers to create a grocery list and compare prices across King Soopers, Safeway, Target and Walmart for their personal list. It’s the easiest way to know which grocery store has the best deals for your weekly list. The contest runs through Wednesday March 12. To enter for your chance to win the gift card – Step #1: Go here and sign up for your FREE ikonomo account. Step #2: Go here to enter. If you have already signed up for a free ikonomo account, you can skip step #1 and simply go to step #2 to enter the contest. Here’s the fine print: Must be a Colorado resident. One entry per person. Must sign up for a free ikonomo account to be eligible to win. Note: This giveaway is being run by ikonomo and not MHOTC.
If you bank at Wells Fargo (or know someone who does), you can take advantage of this home-run offer. Through September 21, the bank is offering 2-for-1 Club Level tickets to all Colorado Rockies 2014 regular season games, except April 4 and July 3 & 4. Purchases must be made with a personal or business Wells Fargo debit card. Buy your tickets early, as only up to 250 tickets are available per game on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t forget to use promo code WELLSFARGO. The offer is valid online only. Note: Service fees will apply. Go, Rockies!
You don’t have to go to London to see the renown Royal Ballet perform the classic Sleeping Beauty. Instead, you can view it on the screen at a local cinema on Thursday, March 20, as part of a new series of simulcasts. Don’t miss Marius Petipa’s enchanting ballet as a wicked fairy places a fatal curse on the baby Princess Aurora, which the good Lilac Fairy softens to a sleep of 100 years and only a prince’s kiss can break the spell. The show starts at 7 p.m. and runs three hours with two intermissions. 43KIXDenver is giving away tickets to see the event on-screen at several theaters around town. These are guaranteed seats. MHOTC readers can enter to win a FREE pair of tickets. For your chance, text the word ENCHANTING and your ZIP CODE to 43549 (for example, ENCHANTING 80302). Deadline to text is 11:59 p.m., Sunday, March 16. Winners will be drawn on Monday, March 17 at 10 a.m. and notified as to how to redeem their passes. Note: Late, incorrect, and/or duplicate entries will not be considered. Limit one entry per cell phone. If you want more information about participating cinemas or to buy tickets, you can do so here.
Want a shot at winning $100,000? Anyone who purchases tickets to the Denver Cutthroats hockey game on Saturday, March 15 is entered into a drawing for a chance to take a shot to win $100,000. Tickets start at $9 and you need buy by March 14. The winner will be announced during the game and at the second intermission the eligible contestant will shoot the puck from the far blue line. If it passes through a slot shot attached to the goal at the opposite end, he or she wins $100,000. A pre-game rally starts at 4 p.m. outside the Denver Coliseum with a band, street hockey and more. The first 1,500 fans through the doors at 5 p.m. get a FREE Cutthroats t-shirt. Beer will flow for just $5 and parking is FREE. To buy tickets go here and type the code 100K into the search box at the top.