Thursday, May 19, 2016

Local Grocery Deals May 18-24

Here are my favorite deals at local grocery stores in the river region this week. For the entire ad, or to find store locations, click the links below. 





AG Store: 
Fresh Boston Butt Roasts $1.49/lb
USDA Select T Bone Steaks $7.99/lb
Cooks Shank Portion Ham $1.29/lb
Fresh Fryer Breasts $1.49/lb
Fresh Cucumbers 2 for $1.00
Bell Peppers 2 for $1.00
Fresh Green Cabbage 3 lbs for $1.00

Renfroe's Foodland
Chicken Breast  $2.28/lb
Cook's Shank Portion Ham $1.28/lb
Boneless Top Round Roast $3.28/lb
Fresh Blueberries Pint $2.98
Georgia Peaches $1.48/lb
Vine Ripe Tomatoes $0.88/lb
Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji, or Gold Apples 3 lb bag $2.48

Cashsaver
Fryer Leg Quarters 10 lb bag $0.45/lb
Family Pack Ground Beef $1.99/lb
Frozen Fryer Breast $1.67/lb
Starkist Tuna 5 oz $0.69
Best Choice 16 oz frozen veg (select varieties) $0.88
Kiwi Fruit 4 for $1.00
Red Seedless Grapes $1.77/lb
Vidalia Onions 3lb bag $1.37
Cucumbers 2 for $1.00
Tropical Mangoes $0.77

Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
T Bone Steaks Family Pack $4.89/lb
Fresh Peaches $0.99/lb
Pork Steaks Family Pack $1.29/lb
Cucumbers $0.49 each

Food Outlet: 
Fresh Ground Beef $1.95/lb
1/4 Loin Pork Chops $1.45/lb
Cucumber $0.29 each
Bell Peppers $0.44 each

 

 
 
 






Weekend Events Roundup May 20-22


Saturday 5/21/16

7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market



9 am-3 pm Rosa Parks Museum FREE Family Day 
Admission to the Museum will be free ALL DAY! In addition to the free admission, there will be a free quilting workshop with make and take art, storytelling, and music provided by the women of Gee's Bend, Alabama. The Museum is open from 9am-3pm and the programs will be from 11am-2pm.  If you have any questions, please call 334.241.8701.

9:45 am Mayors Bike Ride-National Kids To Parks Day Prattville FREE



10 am-2 pm Touch A Truck Pratt Park by Stanley Jensen Stadium FREE
Police cars, fire trucks, dump trucks, bucket trucks, racecars, and more will descend on Pratt Park where children of all ages will have a great time climbing on, exploring, and learning about a variety of vehicles and big equipment and talking to the equipment operators. From honking horns to revving engines, spraying hoses and gazing at the firetruck ladders climbing up above the tree tops, there will be something for every boy and girl to enjoy.


10:30 am-4 pm For Healthy Pets Open House




Sunday 5/22/16
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 22nd: Anthony Oliver

2-4 pm Art Museum Day 2016 at MMFA FREE

 
4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.


Tuesday 5/24/16
5-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Premiere Place Public Safety Night 
Child ID Kits and visits from fire, police and sheriff departments. 

Friday 5/27/16
7 pm Montgomery Symphony Orchestra Jubilee Pops Concert FREE
This outdoor concert takes place at the Alabama Archives and History Building Lawn in Downtown Montgomery, Alabama. This is a FREE event and family friendly!  Picnic baskets, coolers, lawn chairs, and blankets are all welcome at this concert. 

Friday, May 13, 2016

Local Grocery Deals May 11-17



Here are some good deals listed this week at local grocery stores in the river region. For the entire ad or to view store locations, click the links below. 


AG Store
Loinend Pork Chops Family Pack $1.19/lb
USDA Select Shoulder Roast $2.99/lb
USDA Select Beef Cube Steak $3.99/lb
Russet Potatoes 5lb bag $1.50
Red Delicious Apples 3 lb bag $2.50
Fresh Tomatoes $0.79/lb

Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
Boneless Beef Chuck Roast $2.99/lb
Tomatoes 4 pack $0.99
Chicken Drumsticks 10 lb bag $10.99
Naval Oranges 4 lb bag $2.99
Squash $0.99/lb

Renfroe's Foodland
Quarter Loin Pork Chops $1.49/lb
Boneless Bottom Round Roast $2.98/lb
Split Chicken Breast Family Pack $1.38/lb
Russet Potatoes 5 lb bag $1.50
Cabbage 3 lbs for $1.00
Beefsteak Tomatoes $1.28/lb
Vidalia Onions $0.68/lb
Purex Laundry Detergent 43-50 oz $2.00
Butterball Ground Turkey 1lb package $2.29
Zucchini or Yellow Squash $0.79/lb
Collards or Kale Bunch $0.79

Renfroe's Three Day Sale (Friday-Sunday May 13-15)
Fresh Ground Beef $1.88/lb
Roxane Purified Water  24 pack bottles $2.00
Seedless Watermelon $3.98
Sauers Mayonnaise $1.88
Charking Charcoal 15.4 lb bag $3.98
Corn on The Cob 6 ears for $1.99
Margaret Holmes Cut Green Beans 14.5 oz cans $0.39
Country Best Sausage Patties 24 oz $2.99
Food Club Apples Juice 64 oz $1.00
Ball Park Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns 12 ct $1.50

Vowell's Cashsaver: 
Cooks Butt Portion Smoked Ham $1.09/lb
Cooks Shank Portion Smoked Ham $0.89/lb
Bone In Sirloin Pork Chops Family Pack $0.89/lb
Fresh Pork Picnics $0.89/lb
Totinos Party Pizzas $0.88
Birds Eye Vegetables 10-16 oz $0.88
Sweet Grape Tomatoes $1.25
Slicing Tomatoes $0.97/lb
Green Bell Peppers $0.49/lb
Yellow Corn In Husk 4 for $1.00
Seedless Watermelon $3.99
Medium Yellow Onions 3 lb bags $1.50
10 lb bag All Purpose Red Potatoes $2.75

Food Outlet
Ground Beef $1.96
Quarter Loin Pork Chops $1.45/lb
Sirloin Roast $2.67/lb
Shur Fine Buns 8 ct $0.65
Vidalia Onions 5lb bag $2.84

 

 
 





Weekend Roundup May 13-15

Friday 5/13/16
6:45 Prattville CityFest Opening Ceremonies FREE


Saturday 5/14/16

Montgomery County Rabies Clinics

8-10 am Kids Fishing Rodeo Pratt Park FREE
Participation in Kids’ Fishing Rodeo is open to anyone who:
1. Is 15 years old or younger
2. Fills out ticket
3. Is accompanied by a parent or guardian and uses only one pole
Each angler should bring hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rod and reel, bait and stringer. Parents may wish to bring an ice chest for fish. Some loaner rods will be available. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories for shortest and longest fish. The initial limit is three (3) catfish per child.




9 am-5 pm Prattville CityFest  
Pay at the gate. Admission $2 per person. $1 with Military ID. Children 5 & under get in free. Entertainment, Kids Area, Arts and Crafts and more. 

4 pm Second Saturday Festival at Riverfront Park 
Come enjoy the HBDA Iron Chef Cook-off, live music, and fireworks. Fun for all ages. Admisson is $1 and benefits Hemophillia and Blood Disorders of Alabama. Kids 12 and under are free. 


 

Sunday 5/15/16
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 15th: Rachael Wilson

4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
May 15 Caribbean Chrome

ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Weekend Roundup May 6-8



This weekend is busy busy busy!!! 

We stopped at the Friends for Faulkner Yard Sale this morning and I picked up some books that I needed for our curriculum next year. There was a lot for sale and they said that they still have donations trickling in so there could be more items for sale tomorrow. The sale Saturday is 7 am-Noon. 





If you know of an event I should add to the list, please leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page! Have fun  exploring Montgomery with your family! As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!


Friday 5/6/16 7 am-6 pm Friends For Faulkner Yard Sale
Saturday 5/7/16 The Urban Slide 
Montgomery County Rabies Clinics 


Free Comic Book Day
Find your participating store here.

7 am-1 pm Frazer UMC Flea Market for Missions

7-12 Friends For Faulkner Yard Sale 


8 am-3pm Herb Day Old Alabama Town FREE 
This fun-filled public educational event for the entire family features children’s activities, programs with herbal experts on growing herbs, their medicinal uses, and a cooking demonstration using herbs. An open air market features vendors who sell crafts, books, food, herbal teas, garden wares and a huge selection of herbal plants. 
9 am-Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop FREE Build an Angry Birds Bird House. 
10 am-4 pm Lifeway Christian Stores Mommy and Me Event FREE
 

10 am-2 pm Flimp Festival   There will be live performances by the BTW students, hands-on art projects in the Museum studios, interactive demonstrations with Museum Store artists, a scavenger hunt, concessions, and amazing chalk art created by the public with festivities being kicked off by the ever popular Do-Dah Pet Parade. The event is FREE for all MMFA members, city personnel, active duty military, and their immediate families. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event and are $5 for adults and $3 for children.


11 am-5 pm Fido Fest Shoppes at Eastchase $10 per person
Fido Fest will include a wide array of vendors, doggy activities, great food from local food trucks, k9 splash zone and much more! The live music lineup will include Federal Expression, Blue Yonder, the Good Doctor, John Bull and Clinton Babers. There is something for the whole family, two legged and four legged alike! You don’t want to miss it.
Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased on event brite. Bring your dog, kids, a chair and enjoy all of the fun at The Shoppes at EastChase!

 


12-2 pm LEGO Star Wars Build at Toys R Us FREE
Build and Take home an exclusive mini LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon . Plus, get a free LEGO booklet that includes Star Wars stories and fun facts. You can also take part in a Clue Hunt-get a special poster when you find hidden clues in the LEGO department.
Event intended for children, ages 6-up. Parental supervision required at all times. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participating children only. Limit one per child. Quantities limited; no rain checks.

1-3 pm Michael's Mother's Day Fun Family Craft  Free event. Craft a card and bracelet for mom.

Sunday 5/8/16 Happy Mother's Day!
The Urban Slide
9 am-5:30 pm Mother's Day at The Montgomery Zoo Free admission for mothers to the zoo and the Mann Museum
 
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 8th: Anthony Oliver
4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
May 8 Shouting Stones
ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.







Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.
 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Local Grocery Deals 5/4-5/10/16

Here are my favorite deals at local grocery stores in the river region this week. For the entire ads, or to find store location, click the link below. 



Renfroe's Foodland/ Super Foods
Ground Chuck Family Pack $2.88/lb
Whole Boneless Pork Loin $1.98/lb
Strawberries 1lb $2.00
Boneless Rib Eye Steak $8.99/lb
Russet Potatoes 15 lb bag $3.98
Vidalia Onions 3lb bag $1.98
Niagra Drinking Water 24 pack bottles $2.50
Chicken Tenders $2.99/lb
Ball Park Franks 15 oz $1.49
Hass Avocado $0.50
Baby Peeled Carrots 1lb bag $0.98
Sweet Bell Peppers $0.98
Tomatoes on the vine $1.28/lb
Red Delicious or Rome Apples 3 lb bag $1.98

AG Store: 
USDA Fresh Ground Beef Family Pack $1.99/lb
1/2 Loin Pork Chops $1.39/lb
Fresh Fryer Wings Family Pack $1.89/lb
Yellow Squash $0.89/lb
Tomatoes $0.89/lb
Green Peppers $0.50 each


Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
Ham Portions $1.19/lb
Bananas $0.49/lb
T Bone Steaks Family Pack $4.99/lb
Cabbage $0.49/lb
Boneless Chicken Breast Family Pack $1.49/lb

Vowell's Cashsaver:
Boneless Shoulder Roast $2.47/lb
Family Pack Fryer Livers $0.77/lb
Leg Quarters 10 lb $0.39/lb
Best Choice Large Eggs 18 ct $1.09
Red Potatoes 5lb bag $1.50
Vidalia Onions $0.67/lb
Roma tomatoes $0.85/lb
Avocado $0.69


Food Outlet
Chuck Roast $2.96/lb
Ground Beef $1.95/lb
Pork Chops $1.45/lb
Cooks Ham Steaks $0.95/lb
Bell Peppers $0.43
Tomatoes $0.77/lb






Monday, May 2, 2016

Calendar: May 2016




May is just jam-packed with good stuff! So much free music, several really good yard sales and so many other family-friendly events around the river region!





If you know of an event I should add to the list, please leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page! Have fun  exploring Montgomery with your family! 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, click on the following links:

Wetumpka Library:
Autauga County Library:
Montgomery County Library:  http://mccplblog.wordpress.com/
http://mccpl.lib.al.us/montgomery/

Sunday 5/1/16

8 am Splash Pad Opening Day FREE
City of Prattville. Open every day 8 am-8 pm. Free admission. All ages. 

1 pm First Sundays at One Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts  FREE
Phone: 334-240-4333


2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square.
May 1st: Gypsy Cornbread


3 pm Old Cloverdale May Festival FREE
College Street Park (corner of College St. and Westmoreland Ave.)

 4 pm Cloverdale-Idlewild Spring Concert with Federal Expression FREE 
Cloverdale Bottom Park (Intersection of Cloverdale Road and Ponce de Leon Avenue)4

Tuesday 5/3/16
Teacher Appreciation Day at Chick-Fil-A Premier Place 
Come in Tuesday for a free Original Chicken Sandwich for teachers. This includes public school, private school, and homeschool AS LONG AS YOU CAN PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION of your position (school ID, homeschool cover documentation).This offer is good at the Prattville, Alabama location. Offers will vary or may be unavailable at other locations.  

5-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Premiere Place Kids Night 
Mother's Day Craft 

Thursday 5/5/16
7 am-6 pm Friends For Faulkner Yard Sale

7 pm Lowe's Build and Grow Chalkboard Planter FREE



Friday 5/6/16
7 am-6 pm Friends For Faulkner Yard Sale

Saturday 5/7/16
The Urban Slide 

Montgomery County Rabies Clinics 


Free Comic Book Day
Find your participating store here.

7 am-1 pm Frazer UMC Flea Market for Missions

7-12 Friends For Faulkner Yard Sale 


8 am-3pm Herb Day Old Alabama Town FREEThis fun-filled public educational event for the entire family features children’s activities, programs with herbal experts on growing herbs, their medicinal uses, and a cooking demonstration using herbs. An open air market features vendors who sell crafts, books, food, herbal teas, garden wares and a huge selection of herbal plants. 

9 am-Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop FREE
Build an Angry Birds Bird House. 

10 am-4 pm Lifeway Christian Stores Mommy and Me Event FREE
 

10 am-2 pm Flimp Festival  
There will be live performances by the BTW students, hands-on art projects in the Museum studios, interactive demonstrations with Museum Store artists, a scavenger hunt, concessions, and amazing chalk art created by the public with festivities being kicked off by the ever popular Do-Dah Pet Parade. The event is FREE for all MMFA members, city personnel, active duty military, and their immediate families. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event and are $5 for adults and $3 for children.


11 am-5 pm Fido Fest Shoppes at Eastchase $10 per person
Fido Fest will include a wide array of vendors, doggy activities, great food from local food trucks, k9 splash zone and much more! The live music lineup will include Federal Expression, Blue Yonder, the Good Doctor, John Bull and Clinton Babers. There is something for the whole family, two legged and four legged alike! You don’t want to miss it.
Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased on event brite. Bring your dog, kids, a chair and enjoy all of the fun at The Shoppes at EastChase!

 


12-2 pm LEGO Star Wars Build at Toys R Us FREE
Build and Take home an exclusive mini LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon . Plus, get a free LEGO booklet that includes Star Wars stories and fun facts. You can also take part in a Clue Hunt-get a special poster when you find hidden clues in the LEGO department.
Event intended for children, ages 6-up. Parental supervision required at all times. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participating children only. Limit one per child. Quantities limited; no rain checks.


1-3 pm Michael's Mother's Day Fun Family Craft 
Free event. Craft a card and bracelet for mom.


Sunday 5/8/16 Happy Mother's Day!

The Urban Slide

9 am-5:30 pm Mother's Day at The Montgomery Zoo
Free admission for mothers to the zoo and the Mann Museum
 
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 8th: Anthony Oliver

4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
May 8 Shouting Stones

ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.

Tuesday 5/10/16
4:30-8 pm Mother Son Date Knight Chick-Fil-A at Eastchase 

7 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
 


Friday 5/13/16
6:45 Prattville CityFest Opening Ceremonies FREE


Saturday 5/14/16

Montgomery County Rabies Clinics

8-10 am Kids Fishing Rodeo Pratt Park FREE
Participation in Kids’ Fishing Rodeo is open to anyone who:
1. Is 15 years old or younger
2. Fills out ticket
3. Is accompanied by a parent or guardian and uses only one pole
Each angler should bring hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rod and reel, bait and stringer. Parents may wish to bring an ice chest for fish. Some loaner rods will be available. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories for shortest and longest fish. The initial limit is three (3) catfish per child.



9 am-5 pm Prattville CityFest  
Pay at the gate. Admission $2 per person. $1 with Military ID. Children 5 & under get in free. Entertainment, Kids Area, Arts and Crafts and more. 

4 pm Second Saturday Festival at Riverfront Park 
Come enjoy the HBDA Iron Chef Cook-off, live music, and fireworks. Fun for all ages. Admisson is $1 and benefits Hemophillia and Blood Disorders of Alabama. Kids 12 and under are free. 


 

Sunday 5/15/16
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 15th: Rachael Wilson

4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
May 15 Caribbean Chrome

ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.


Saturday 5/21/16


9 am-3 pm Rosa Parks Museum FREE Family Day 
Admission to the Museum will be free ALL DAY! In addition to the free admission, there will be a free quilting workshop with make and take art, storytelling, and music provided by the women of Gee's Bend, Alabama. The Museum is open from 9am-3pm and the programs will be from 11am-2pm.  If you have any questions, please call 334.241.8701.
 
9:45 am Mayors Bike Ride-National Kids To Parks Day Prattville FREE


10 am-2 pm Touch A Truck Pratt Park by Stanley Jensen Stadium FREE
Police cars, fire trucks, dump trucks, bucket trucks, racecars, and more will descend on Pratt Park where children of all ages will have a great time climbing on, exploring, and learning about a variety of vehicles and big equipment and talking to the equipment operators. From honking horns to revving engines, spraying hoses and gazing at the firetruck ladders climbing up above the tree tops, there will be something for every boy and girl to enjoy.


10:30 am-4 pm For Healthy Pets Open House




Sunday 5/22/16
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 22nd: Anthony Oliver

4 pm Cloverdale Idlewild Spring Concert Series FREE
ADMISSION IS FREE!  Bring your chairs or blankets (or both), coolers, snacks.  Plan to sit under the beautiful oak trees in the park setting and enjoy the music.
 

Tuesday 5/24/16
5-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Premiere Place Public Safety Night 
Child ID Kits and visits from fire, police and sheriff departments. 

Friday 5/27/16
7 pm Montgomery Symphony Orchestra Jubilee Pops Concert FREE
This outdoor concert takes place at the Alabama Archives and History Building Lawn in Downtown Montgomery, Alabama. This is a FREE event and family friendly!  Picnic baskets, coolers, lawn chairs, and blankets are all welcome at this concert. 


Sunday 5/29/16
2-4 pm Music in May at the Waters FREE
Grab your lawn chairs & coolers and invite your friends - Join us every Sunday in May from 2-4pm for Live Music at The Waters' Town Square. May 29th: Back-Hines Dixie Ensemble

Monday 5/30/16
10 am-5 pm Pratt Pool Goes Retro 
The City of Prattville will hold its 4th annual "Retro Pool Day" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th at Pratt Pool. At this family, fun event, admission to the pool will be $1 per person and includes a hotdog and drink. Additional hot dogs and drinks will also be available for purchase (while quantities last).






Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.