Freebie Friday

April 4, 2014 12:45:51 PM PDT
Larger than life video games, free trees, and perks for members of the military, and more can all be tracked down in this week's Freebie Friday!

1. FREE YARD TREES FROM PHILADELPHIA PARKS & RECREATION
Come to the yard tree giveaways this April to get your FREE TREES! There are six giveaway events happening all over the city; at each event we will help you choose the tree that is best for you, teach you how to plant and care for it, and send you home with some free mulch to plant it in your yard! Pre-registration for the giveaways is over, but you can come to any of the following events as a walk-up participant and still get up to 2 trees per property! Events this Saturday and Sunday!

2. FREE CONE FROM BEN AND JERRY'S !
Mark your calendars: It's time again for Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day at participating stores April 8. Every year since 1979 - the ice cream shop's first anniversary - Ben & Jerry's has offered free scoops to guests once a year. This year, participating Scoop Shops serve up free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m., including new flavors like Hazed & Confused, Salted Caramel Brownie and Cotton Candy.

3. FREE ONE YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Hurry on over here to request a FREE One Year subscription (12 issues) to Better Homes and Gardens magazine, courtesy of Mercury Magazines! You do not need to enter any credit card info and you will never receive a bill ? no strings attached! Just fill out a few questions. *Allow 6-10 weeks for delivery. After your first issue arrives, you will receive uninterrupted service and you will not receive any bills.

4. FREE PHILLY TECH WEEK KICKOFF PARTY WITH CHANCE TO PLAY TETRIS ON THE CIRA CENTRE
The Philly Tech Week 2014 kickoff party - Arcade @ The Oval - is this Saturday. The team who brought us a game of giant Pong on the side of the Cira Centre last year returns to top its triumph and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tetris with a great gaming festival, kicking off at 7 p.m. and running until 10:30 p.m. Arcade @ The Oval invites one and all to celebrate Philadelphia's dynamic technology community with games, local app demos, live performances, a lineup of 10 food trucks, a Yards Brewing Company beer garden, and views of the giant Tetris game. This year, Drexel University's Dr. Frank Lee will launch the giant two-sided game of Tetris, occupying more than 100,000 square feet of Brandywine Realty Trust's 29-story Cira Centre and creating the Guinness World Record-certified world's tallest video game. The massive game will take up both sides of the Cira Centre and players will square off from opposite sides of the city, with one player at Eakins Oval on the north side of the building and the other stationed on the south side, in addition to playing a cooperative version of the game in pairs Festivities at The Oval include food truck fare from Foo Truck, Delicias, Sweet Box Cupcakes, Surf N Turf, Mucho Bueno, Sum Pig, Just Jackie's, Cow and the Curd, Tot Cart and Little Pop Shop. Plus, festivalgoers can enjoy live performances from three bands, play a full lineup of games created by local developers and engage with community organizations like The Franklin Institute and The Free Library.

5. FREE FROZEN GAME APP
A special treat for all the "Frozen" fans out there. You can download the Frozen Free Fall app for free on both iTunes and Google play. It's a puzzle matching adventure that's inspired by the hugely popular animated Disney film.

6. FREE SAMPLE OF MATRIX BIOLAGE SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER
Head on over here to request a FREE Matrix Biolage shampoo and conditioner sample! Just fill out the short form, answer a few questions and then choose from Hydrasource or Colorlast. Please note that you will need to have some patience on this one as it appears the site it being hit with a ton of traffic and running pretty slow.

7. WAVES OF HONOR FREE THEME PARK ADMISSION FOR MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY
Waves of Honor program offers any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Water Country USA, or Sesame Place or Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark in San Diego. Admission is also FREE for up to 3 direct dependents. Click here for more information and to register.

8. FREE SAMPLE OF SEATTLE'S BEST HOUSE BLEND COFFEE
Get a FREE Seattle's Best House Blend Ground Coffee Sample, with a Facebook like. For the first 150,000 people.


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