Friday, February 5, 2016

Calendar: February 2016

Here is a list of upcoming events in the river region! If you know of another event I could add to this list, please leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page. Thanks!!



As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!

For library storytimes and events: 
Wetumpka Library:
Autauga County Library:
Montgomery City-County Public Library storytimes and events here and also on the library blog here


Saturday 2/6/16
9 am-Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop FREE
Join our hands-on workshop and build a wooden Valentines mailbox to hold all your child's valentine cards from their favorite friends. After the mailbox is built, your child can personalize their project with paint.
All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
Register Online here

9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm Free guided tours of the Capitol
Use rear entrance at 1 North Union Street -- Guided tours are available at 9, 11, 1, and 3 to individuals and groups. (No self-guided tours on Saturday.) Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Pre-arrangement suggested, but not required, for groups of 15 or more.  
Phone: 334-242-3935

9am-4 pm Wetumpka Mardi Gras Festival

11 am-2 pm Prattville Mardi Gras Celebration

1 pm Wetumpka Mardi Gras Parade
 

Sunday 2/7/16
1 pm First Sundays at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Learn more about work in the Museum (traveling exhibitions as well as the Museum’s Permanent Collection) in these FREE docent led tours the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.

1-4 pm Hank Williams Museum Open House FREE
Donations accepted. 
 
6-8 pm Chick Fil A Eastchase Kids Night Daddy Daughter Date Night
Call to make reservation.

Tuesday 2/9/15
6-8 pm Chick Fil A Premiere Place Kids Night
Valentine Craft 

6-8 pm Chick Fil A Eastchase Kids Night Daddy Daughter Date Night
Call to make reservation.


6 pm Veg Out Montgomery
Monthly plant-based potluck dinners on the second Tuesday of the month. Mar - Sept at 7pm and Oct - Feb 6pm. Located at the EATSouth Downtown Farm

Thursday 2/11/16
6pm Fleet Feet Sports Sweetheart Fun Run with Hoka 
More Fleet Feet Sports Events here.  

Saturday 2/13/16
10 am-Noon Lowe's Build and Grow-Valentine's Picture Frame FREE

11 am-Noon DADS (Dads and Daughters Saturday)
Calling ALL Fathers and Daughters to Dads and Daughters Saturday for storytimes, fun and laughs, 11am-12pm every 2nd Saturday at the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library. There will be singing, dancing and arts & crafts. So come visit us and have an enjoyable time!
Call 334-240-4999 for more information.

Wednesday 2/17/16
10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M. Tales for Tots at MMFA FREE
Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.  

Friday 2/26/16
GMHBA Home Building and Remodeling Expo
Friday and Saturday: 10-6pm Sunday: 12-6pm
Tickets are $6 Adults; Children under 12 free. For more information, call 334-277-7766.

Saturday 2/27/16
GMHBA Home Building and Remodeling Expo 
Friday and Saturday: 10-6pm Sunday: 12-6pm
Tickets are $6 Adults; Children under 12 free. For more information, call 334-277-7766.
 
Sunday 2/28/16
GMHBA Home Building and Remodeling Expo 
Friday and Saturday: 10-6pm Sunday: 12-6pm
Tickets are $6 Adults; Children under 12 free. For more information, call 334-277-7766.

 
2-4 pm Family Art Affair & Jazz Jams FREE
All ages will enjoy these fun, FREE monthly events combining Jazz Jams (listening to incredible local jazz musicians) and exploring art together with hands-on art making, inspired by exhibitions in the Museum. All materials are provided.
 
Tuesday 3/1/16
6-8 pm Chick Fil A Eastchase Kids Night
Spring Crafts!

Tuesday 3/15/16
6-8 pm Chick Fil A Eastchase Kids Night
St. Patrick's Day. Dress in green and create green crafts.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Local Grocery Deals 2/3-2/9/16

Here are some of my favorite deals from local grocery stores this week. To see the entire ad or to find store locations, click on the links below.

AG Store
Fresh Fryer Wings Family Pack $1.99/lb
Loinend Pork Chops Family Pack $0.99/lb
Russet Baking Potatoes 20 lb bag $4.99
Naval Oranges 4 lb bag $3.00

Renfroe's Foodland or Renfroe's Super Foods
Ground Beef Family Pack $1.98/lb
Boston Butt Pork Roast $1.28/lb
Springer Mountain Farms Fresh Whole Fryer $1.28/lb
Russet Potatoes 15 lb bag $3.98
Hass Avocados $0.88
Michigan Apples 3lb bag $2.18
Yellow Onions 3lb bag $1.98
Vine Ripe Tomatoes $2.28/lb

Vowell's Cashsaver
Family Pack Pork Steaks $1.17/lb
Family Pack Fryer Wings $1.91/lb
Naval Oranges 4lb bag $2.99
Granny Smith Apples 1.29/lb
Avocados $0.79
Tomatoes $0.79/lb
All Purpose Red Potatoes 20 lb bag $3.97

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Local Grocery Deals 1/27-2/2/16

Here are some great deals this week at local grocery stores in the river region. For the complete ads or for store locations, click on the links below.



AG Store
Fresh Fryer Drumsticks Family Pack 2 lb/$1.00
Hickory Smoked Sliced Picnic Ham $1.49/lb
Bananas 2 lb/$1.00
Sweet Potatoes 2 lb/$1.00
Tangerines 3lb bag $3.99
USDA Select Shoulder Roast $3.49/lb
Double Luck Cut Green Beans Can 2 for $1.00
Russet Potatoes 8 lb $2.50


Renfroe's Foodland/Super Foods
Cook's Shank Portion Ham $1.28/lb
Split Chicken Breast $1.48/lb
Russet Potatoes 8lb bag $1.98
Food Club Cheese 6-8 oz 3 for $5
Freshland Large Eggs Dozen $1.00
Green Cabbage 2 lbs/$1.00
Roma Tomatoes $1.78/lb
Ground Round $3.79/lb


Vowell's Cashsaver
Family Pack Pork Steaks $1.27/lb
Whole Boston Butt Pork Roast 2 pack $0.97/lb
Boneless Fryer Breasts $1.47/lb
Campbell's Soups Select Varieties $0.88
Large Roma Tomatoes $1.39/lb
Baby Peeled Carrots 1 lb bag $0.99
Red Delicious Apples $0.88/lb
Dole Cole Slaw 14 oz bag $0.88
Yellow Onions 3lb $1.17
Jumbo Red Onions $1.07/lb
Baking Potatoes $0.43/lb
Russet Potatoes 5lb bag $1.37


Food Outlet
Boneless Pork Chops $1.86/lb
Pork Steaks $1.44/lb
Tangerines 3lb $2.91



Thursday, January 14, 2016

No Joining Fee at YMCA Expires 1/31/16!

The YMCA is currently offering a deal of no joining fee! This offer expires 1/31/16.



Visit your local YMCA to receive this great offer!

  • 14 Fitness centers
  • Indoor pools
  • Multiple gyms
  • Free group and water exercise classes
  • Free childcare for 6 weeks to age 6 while you work out
  • Free enrichment activities for children ages 7 to 11 while you work out
  • Discounted rates on swimming lessons
  • Access to world-class day camps
  • Access to state-of-the art residential camp
  • Scores of youth sports offerings

 Membership is paid monthly and starts at $25 (Youth) and goes up to $83 (Household +2) depending on household type and number in household.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Local Grocery Deals 1/13-1/19/2016


Here are my favorite deals at grocery stores in the area. For the entire ad or location info, click the links below.



AG Store
Fresh Boston Butt Roasts $1.29/lb
Fresh Fryer Thighs Family Pack $0.39/lb
USDA Boneless Porkchops Family Pack $1.69/lb
Weiss Medium Eggs 2.5 doz $2.50
Russet Potatoes 20 lb bag $4.99
Naval Oranges 4lb bag $3.00
Tomatoes 3 pk $1.49
Sweet Potatoes $0.50/lb
Starkist Chunk Light Tuna 5 oz $0.79

Renfroes Foodland or Super Foods
Cook's Shank Portion Ham $1.28/lb
Boneless Pork Loin $1.88/lb
Red Delicious, Gold or Jonagold Apples 5 lb bag $3.88
Russet Potatoes $3.98
DelMonte Pineapple $1.88
Hass Avocados $0.88
Peru Sweet Onions 3lb $2.88
Roma Tomatoes $1.88
Butterball Ground Turkey 1lb $2.39
Food Club Frozen Vegetables 32 oz Select Varieties $2.50

Three Day Sale (1/15-1/17/16)
Fresh Spare Ribs $1.99/lb
Hormel Sliced Bacon 1lb $3.50
Green Cabbage $0.29/lb
Food Club 10 ct canned biscuits $0.50
Zesta Saltines 16 oz $1.50
Food Club Tomato or Chicken Noodle Soup 10 oz $0.44
Food Club Sugar 4lb $1.50


Vowell's Cashsaver 
Family Pack Ground Chuck $2.27/lb
Best Choice Frozen Boneless Chicken Breast or Tenders 3lb  $4.50
Yukon Gold Potatoes 5lb $2.27
Russet Potatoes 10lb $2.49
Peru Sweet Onions 3lb $2.47
Naval Oranges 4lb $2.88
Green Bell Peppers $0.57
California Carrotts 1lb $0.54

Food Outlet
Leg Quarters 10 lb $2.95
Russet Potatoes 20 lb $4.91


Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
Pork Chops $1.39/lb
Chicken Leg Quarters 10lb bag $2.99
Bananas $0.49/lb



Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Local Grocery Deals 1/6-1/12/15

Here are my favorite local grocery deals this week! For the entire ads or to find store locations, click on the links below. Happy Shopping!

AG Store
Fresh Fryer Breasts Family Pack $1.09/lb
Pork Chops Fam Pack $0.99/lb
USDA Select Chuck Roast $2.99/lb
8lb bag baking potatoes $2.50
Fresh Green Cabbage $0.25/lb
USDA Select Sirloin Steak $4.49/lb
Coca-Cola 12 packs cans 4 for $12.00

Renfroe's Foodland/Super Foods
Ground Beef Family Pack $1.98/lb
Boston Butt Pork Roast $1.28/lb
Strawberries 16 oz package $2.50
8lb bag russet potatoes $1.98
Washington State Apples $1.28/lb
Pride Canned Veg 2 for $1.00
Progresso Soup Select Varieties 4 for $5.00
Gwaltney Pork Sausage 12 oz package $0.89
Ground beef Patties $2.39/lb
Naval Oranges 4lb bag $2.98
Red Ripe Tomatoes $2.48/lb
Food Club Frozen Fruit 12-15 oz select var. $2.50
Pinto Beans 1lb bag dry $0.68
Food Club Fruit 15 oz can $1.18
Gain Dish Detergent 24 oz $1.89
Pampers Diapers 21-37 ct $8.98

Vowell's Cashsaver
Family Pack Fresh Ground Chuck $2.45/lb
Fresh Fryer Leg Quarters 10 lb bag $3.50
Chicken of the Sea 5 oz Tuna $0.67
Always Save Mayo 30 oz $1.57
Best Choice Rice 1lb $0.39
Best Choice Canned Tomatoes $0.49
Best Choice Canned Beans $0.49
Pride Can Corn or Green Beans $0.59
Best Choice Pasta 16 oz $0.68
Pict Sweet Frozen Veg Select Varieties 10-12 oz $0.88
Yukon Gold Potatoes 5lb $2.37
All Purpose Red Potatoes 10 lb $2.67
White onions 2lb bag $1.43
Gold delicious apples $0.99/lb
Purple Eggplant $0.79/lb
Halo Clementines 3lb bag $3.97
Turnip Roots $0.77/lb

Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
Chicken Leg quarters 10 lb bag $2.99
Fresh Ground Beef Family Pack $1.99/lb
Boneless Chicken Tenders $1.69/lb

Food Outlet
Fresh Chicken Tenders $1.87/lb
Bananas $0.47/lb
Double Luck Canned Veg $0.46
Shur Fine Milk gallon $2.85 






Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Local Grocery Deals 12/30/15-1/5/16





Here are my favorite deals at grocery stores in the river region this week! For location information or to see the entire ad, click on the links below. Happy Shopping! 



AG Store
Fresh Fryer Leg Quarters 10 lb bag $2.99/lb
USDA Fresh Ground Beef Family Pack $1.79/lb
Red Delicious Apples 3lb bag $3.50
Cabbage $0.25/lb
Naval Oranges 4lb bag $3.00
Hickory Smoked Hog Jowls $1.29/lb
Black Eye Peas 16 oz bag $0.99
Quarter Loin Chops $1.39/lb

CashSaver
Smoked Hog Jowls by the piece $0.99
Boston Butt $0.99/lb
Niagra Bottled Water 24 pack $2.50
Blackeye Peas 16 oz $0.89
Best Choice Rice 1lb bag $0.39
Best Choice Diced Tomatoes w/chilis 10 oz $0.49
Best Choice Canned Beans select Varieties $0.49
Baby Peeled Carrots 1lb $0.99
Cabbage $0.33/lb
Turnip Roots $0.88/lb
Yellow or Zucchini Squash $0.88/lb
Small bunch Greens $0.49 each
20 lb bag all purpose red potatoes $4.50

Renfroe's Foodland and Renfroe's SuperFoods
Split Chicken Breast Family Pack $1.58/lb
Cabbage $0.33/lb
Collard Greens Large Bunch $2.00
Hog Jowl $1.29/lb
Peru Sweet Onions $0.88/lb
Red Delicious, Jonathan or Macintosh Apples 3 lb bag $2.50
Food Club 1lb bag Blackeyed Peas $1.28

Food Outlet
Boston Butt 2 pack $0.98/lb
Usda Sirlion Pork Chops  $0.98/lb
Bananas $0.47/lb
Shur Fine blackeyed peas 16 oz $1.00
Cabbage $0.27/lb
Shurfine milk gallon $2.85
Double Luck Canned Veg $0.46