Frugal Family: Books, Betterment and Sweets

As you settle into fall, treat yourself to some new books and an ice cream. Then, pop over to a free workshop just for you! Hit the Salvation Army store for a half off. If you have time to clean out your closet before you go, you can bring your donations.

1. Annual Fall Book Sale (new and used)

Deal Time: Monday (9/26/11) 5pm-8pm and Tuesday (9/27/11) 10am-3pm

Where to Find It: Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham | 781.751.9284

Hardcovers, trades, mass market paperbacks, large print, children’s and young adults, audio books, videos and music CDs will be available for purchase at the Annual Fall Book Sales. There is free admission to this sale, and a half price sale or $4/bag of books.

2. Free Women’s Workshop: “It’s Time for Change”

Deal Time: Thursday, September 22nd at 6:30pm

Where to Find It: Morrill Memorial Library, 33 Walpole Street, Norwood 781.769.0200

The Library is presenting a free two-hour workshop that will empower women of all ages to make crucial changes in their lives. Entitled “It’s Time for a Change,” this workshop will teach you how to rid yourself of guilt, take back your time and start to fully live your own life. Life Skills Facilitator Deb Titus will help participants discover where they want to make changes, identify choices, and develop a plan to make it happen.

3. The Salvation Army Family Store

Deal Time: Saturday, September 24, 2011

Where to Find It: 1202 Providence Highway, Norwood | 781.440.0235

Autumn Sale: Get 50 percent off of everything in the store (excluding furniture) all day Saturday, Sept. 24. Clip out the ad posted in the Norwood Record and get a free polo shirt with any purchase.

4. The Sweeterie

Deal Time: Tuesday from noon-2pm and Wednesday 2-4pm

Where to Find It:  686 Washington Street, Norwood| 781.255.7797

In addition to ice cream pies, ice cream sandwiches, cookies and brownies, The Sweeterie is offering two sweet deals. Join them on “Toddler Tuesdays” from 12pm-2pm where all kids under 5 years old get a kiddie size ice cream for $1. Bring your favorite senior citizens in Wednesday afternoon from 2pm-4pm for a small ice cream with one hot topping and a cup of coffee for $3.

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