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2015 Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE Meals and Discounts — Texas Roadhouse, BJ’s, Carrabba’s, Red Robin, Applebee’s, and lots more!

Please pass this along to any Veterans or
Active Military folks you know…

Veterans Day

In honor of our veterans and active military service members, we have compiled a very long list of Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE dining and other local savings events (in alphabetical order). Note that several of these discounts extend beyond Veterans Day, November 11th and some are even offered year round. Most do require proof of military service (we’ve tried to provide details where we have them, but you might want to call before you go if you are unsure).

Here’s the scoop on Fort Worth area Veteran’s Day freebies: 

FREE Meals & Other Discounts For
Veterans and Active Military

FREE Meal at Applebee’s ~ November 11
Military veterans and active-duty service members will be able to eat for free at any Applebee’s across the U.S. on Veterans Day, November 11. There will be seven entrée choices on the FREE menu, and guests will be asked to show proof of military service. A complete listing of all Applebee’s locations is available at applebees.com.

FREE Meal at BJs Restaurant ~ November 11
Receive a free entrée, up to $12.95 value. Offer valid for all active duty military and veterans, with proof of service. More info here.

FREE Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a  free entrée of your choice on November 11th.  Learn more here.

FREE Appetizer at Carrabba’s ~ Now Through November 15
All active and retired veterans get a free appetizer.

FREE Appreciation Event & Sandwich at Chick-fil-A ~ November 11
Chick-Fil-A at Alliance Town Center would like to invite veterans and their families to a special Military Appreciation Night from 5-8 pm. A bounce house and a mobile video game theater will be on site to entertain the kids. Veterans will receive a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich from 11am-8pm. They also have a very special surprise in store for military families that you won’t want to miss!  Check other Chick-fil-A locations for other events.

FREE Meal at Chili’s ~ November 11
Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of any lunch combo or choice of a dinner meal from a select menu. Offer only available at participating Chili’s in the U.S. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

FREE Breakfast at Denny’s ~ November 11
Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.

FREE Coffee at Einstein Bros. Bagels ~ November 11
Einstein Bros. Bagels will be offering a FREE medium drip coffee to all active, former, and retired military personnel.

FREE Dinner at Golden Corral ~ November 11
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation dinner will be held  from 5 to 9 pm. The FREE dinner meal is a special “thank you tribute” to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you have served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves), you are invited to join Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information go here .

FREE Pancakes at IHOP ~ November 11
Participating IHOP Restaurants will offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7am to 7pm.  Learn more here.

FREE Doughnut & Coffee at Krispy Kreme ~ November 11
Krispy Kreme will give a free doughnut and small coffee to veterans and active military in uniform (or with ID) on November 11. Learn more here.

FREE Dessert at Logan’s ~ November 11
Logan’s will give a free dessert to veterans and active military with ID on November 11. No purchase necessary. More here.

FREE Yogurt at Menchi’s  ~ November 11
Menchi’s Yogurt will give all veterans and active duty a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt. Learn more here.

FREE Meal at Olive Garden ~ November 11
On Veterans Day, veterans and active duty military receive a free entrée from a special menu. Family members will also enjoy 10% off of their meals. Learn more here.

FREE Meal at On the Border ~ November 11
On the Border is giving veterans and active military who dine in the restaurants a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo.” Dine-in only, proof of service required.  Learn more here.

FREE Appetizer & Drink at Outback Steakhouse ~ November 11
Outback Steakhouse will honor our heroes with a free Bloomin’ Onion appetizer and a beverage in celebration of Veterans Day. Outback is also honoring all service members with 15% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31. These offers are open to all active and former military service members with a valid ID.

FREE Entrée at Red, Hot, & Blue ~ November 11
Red Hot & Blue Restaurant locations are offering veterans, (active, inactive or retired) servicemen and service women a free entrée with the purchase of two drinks and a second entrée of equal or greater value (up to a maximum value of $10), with proof of military service. Learn more here.

FREE Appetizer or Dessert at Red Lobster ~ Until November 12
Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Veterans may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts.

FREE Burger and Fries at Red Robin ~ November 11
Veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries at Red Robin.   Also, throughout the rest of the year, military will enjoy a 20% discount at Red Robin from 11/12/15 to 12/31/15 when you join Red Robin Royalty® club. Learn more here.

FREE Coffee at Starbucks ~ November 11
Veterans, active duty service members and spouses get a free tall (12 oz) hot brewed coffee at participating Starbucks locations.

50% OFF at Texas De Brazil ~ Now Through November 12
Texas De Brazil is honoring Veterans Day with 50% off for everyone through Thursday, Nov 12 — not only veterans!  Diners must mention the offer to your server and is valid on full dinners only, up to 8 guests per table. Can’t be combined with other offers or discounted gift cards.  Learn more here.

FREE Appetizer at Texas Land & Cattle ~ November 11
Free appetizer or shared plate for current service members and veterans with ID.

FREE Lunch at Texas Roadhouse ~ November 11
Texas Roadhouse locations across the country will provide a free lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from a special menu to honor the men and women of our armed  forces. Offer good for all  veterans including all active, retired or  former U.S. military.  A military ID is required. Pop over to the Texas  Roadhouse Veterans Day page for more information.

FREE Lunch at T.G.I. Friday’s ~ November 11
Stop in from 11am to 2pm at TGI Friday’s on November 11th for a FREE Veterans Day lunch.Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must present military ID or other proof of service.  More details here.

BOGO FREE Pizza or Entrée at Uno’s Pizzeria ~ November 11
Uno’s is offering a FREE individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. This offer is available for all active duty and veterans. Valid with a Military or Veteran IDLearn more here.

FREE Store Offers & Other Special Discounts
For Veterans and Active Military

10% Off at Home Depot and Lowes ~ Year Round!
Use your military ID at any Home Depot or Lowes and receive a 10% discount on your purchases. The 10% military discount is available to: Active-duty military members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members of all those groups. Customers requesting a discount must be able to show a valid military ID card or other proof of military service.

FREE Wedding Gown for Military Brides!
I LOVE this freebie ~ so fantastic on so many levels!! Select stores across the U.S. are offering military brides FREE wedding gowns through the non-profit group, Brides Across America. The gowns are samples and overstocks and worth $500 to $3000.   There are not any stores in DFW participating (I hope that changes in the future), but we found a couple of stores taking part a few hours away in Austin & Oklahoma City. Gowns are on a first come, first serve basis and most stores have the give-away event November 11.  Find all participating locations in the U.S. here.

Special Patriotic Music Album on Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon has a Special Veteran’s Day Salute to America CD album download featuring 30 Patriotic Songs for $1.89.  Click here to learn more. 

50% OFF US Flags & Flag Poles at Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon.com has a great Veteran’s Day sale on American flags and accessories (most are at least 50% OFF).   Go here to learn more.

FREE Entertaiment Admission
for Veterans and Active Military

SeaWorld Parks FREE Tickets ~ through December 31
Sea World is providing complimentary admission for veterans, active duty military, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit, and up to three direct dependents. Valid for ONE FREE single-day admission per person, per year, to SeaWorld in San Antonio and their sister adventure parks in other parts of the country.  Learn more here.

FREE Entrance Day at U.S. National Parks ~ November 11
To honor America’s service men and women, the U.S. National Parks will not charge entrance fees Veterans Day. Visitors to public recreation lands managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation are invited to take a day to honor and reflect on what our service men and women have done to maintain our freedom and keep peace around the world. See a list of participating National Parks here.

Knott’s Berry Farm FREE Admission ~ Until December 20
Knott’s Berry Farm continues its tradition of honoring the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military with free admission during its 26th annual Military Tribute. The free-admission offer applies to all U.S. veterans, retired and active military personnel and one guest. Up to six additional tickets may be purchased at Knott’s Ticket Booths for a discount through December 20. Must present military ID or proof of U.S. military service at Knott’s ticket booths to receive the complimentary tickets. Read more here.

Colonial Williamsburg FREE Admission ~ Until November 11
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to active-duty military, reservists, veterans and retired military and their dependents.   Learn more here.

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If you know a Veteran, someone in your family, a friend or neighbor who served their country, take a moment of your day to thank them for the sacrifice they made for our country. I am so very thankful for every service member in our military who has served our great nation. So, to the men and women who answered the call in both times of war and peace, I thank you for your courage, honor, and commitment.

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2014 Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE Meals & Discounts ~ Starbucks, Red Robin, Applebee’s, Outback Steakhouse, Sea World and lots more!

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Please be sure to pass this along to any Veterans or
Active Military folks you know…

Veterans Day

In honor of our veterans and active military service members, we have compiled a long list of Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE dining and other local savings events. Note that many of these discounts extend beyond Veterans Day, November 11th and some are even offered year round. Most do require proof of military service (we’ve tried to provide details where we have them, but you might want to call before you go if you are unsure). Here’s the scoop: 

FREE Meals & Other Discounts For
Veterans and Active Military

Eat FREE at Applebee’s ~ November 11
Military veterans and active-duty service members will be able to eat for free at any Applebee’s across the U.S. on Veterans Day, November 11. There will be seven entrée choices on the FREE menu, and guests will be asked to show proof of military service. A complete listing of all Applebee’s locations is available at applebees.com.

FREE Appetizer at Carrabba’s ~ November 8-11
All active and retired veterans get a free appetizer.

FREE Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a  free pizza of your choice on November 11th.  Learn more here.

FREE Breakfast at Denny’s ~ November 11
Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.

FREE Dinner at Golden Corral ~ November 17
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation dinner will be held on Monday, November 17th, from 5 to 9 pm. The FREE dinner meal is a special “thank you tribute” to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to join Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information go here .

FREE Pancakes at IHOP ~ November 11
Participating IHOP Restaurants will offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7am to 7pm.

FREE Doughnut & Coffee at Krispy Kreme ~ November 11
Krispy Kreme will give a free doughnut and coffee to veterans and active military in uniform (or with ID) on November 11.

FREE Yogurt at Menchi’s  ~ November 11
Menchi’s Yogurt will give all veterans and active duty a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt.

FREE Meal at Olive Garden ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a FREE meal from a select list of entree.  Show a military ID or other proof of service to qualify.

FREE Meal at On the Border ~ November 11
On the Border is giving veterans and active military who dine in the restaurants a free meal from its “create your own combo” menu.

FREE Appetizer & Drink at Outback Steakhouse ~ November 11
Outback Steakhouse will honor our heroes with a free Bloomin’ Onion appetizer and a beverage in celebration of Veterans Day. Outback is also honoring all service members with 15% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31. These offers are open to all active and former military service members with a valid ID.

FREE Appetizer at Red Lobster ~ November 10 to 13
Get a FREE Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service at Red Lobster (from a select list of appetizers).

FREE Burger and Fries at Red Robin ~ November 11
Veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries at Red Robin.

FREE Coffee at Starbucks ~ November 11
Veterans, active duty service members and spouses get a free tall coffee at participating Starbucks locations.

FREE Appetizer at Texas Land & Cattle ~ November 11
Texas Land & Cattle is giving all active duty, reserve and retired service members a free appetizer.

FREE Lunch at Texas Roadhouse ~ November 11
Texas Roadhouse locations across the country will provide a free lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from a special menu to honor the men and women of our armed  forces. Offer good for all  veterans including all active, retired or  former U.S. military.  A military ID is required. Pop over to the Texas  Roadhouse Veterans Day page for more information.

FREE Lunch at T.G.I. Friday’s ~ November 11
Stop in from 11am to 2pm at TGI Friday’s on Monday, November 11th for a FREE Veterans Day lunch.Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must present military ID or other proof of service.  More details on TGIFridays.com.

BOGO FREE Pizza or Entrée at Uno’s Pizzeria ~ November 11
Uno’s is offering a FREE individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. This offer is available for all active duty and veterans. Valid with a Military or Veteran IDLearn more here.

FREE Entrée at Zoe’s Kitchen ~ November 11
Active duty military and veterans get a free entrée, and family members get 10% off at Zoe’s Kitchen.

FREE Store Offers & Other Special Discounts
For Veterans and Active Military

10% Off at Home Depot and Lowes ~ Year Round!
Use your military ID at any Home Depot or Lowes and receive a 10% discount on your purchases. The 10% military discount is available to: Active-duty military members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members of all those groups. Customers requesting a discount must be able to show a valid military ID card or other proof of military service.

FREE Wedding Gown for Military Brides!
I LOVE this freebie ~ so fantastic on so many levels!! Select stores across the U.S. are offering military brides FREE wedding gowns through the non-profit group, Brides Across America. The gowns are samples and overstocks and worth $500 to $3000.   There are not any stores in DFW participating (I hope that changes in the future), but there are a few stores taking part in other parts of Texas (Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and El Paso).  Gowns are on a first come, first serve basis and most stores have the give-away event November 11.  Find all participating locations in the U.S. here.

Special Patriotic Music Album on Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon has a Special Veteran’s Day Salute to America CD album download featuring 30 Patriotic Songs for $1.89.  Click here to learn more. 

50% OFF US Flags & Flag Poles at Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon.com has a great Veteran’s Day sale on American flags and accessories (most are 50% OFF).   Go here to learn more.

FREE Entertaiment Admission
for Veterans and Active Military

SeaWorld Parks FREE Tickets ~ through December 31
Sea World is providing complimentary admission for active duty military, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit, and up to three direct dependents. Valid for ONE FREE single-day admission per person, per year, to SeaWorld in San Antonio and their sister adventure parks in other parts of the country.  They are also offering additional 50% off tickets for up to 6 family members through Veterans Day. Learn more here.

FREE Entrance Day at U.S. National Parks ~ November 11
To honor America’s service men and women, the U.S. National Parks will not charge entrance fees Veterans Day. Visitors to public recreation lands managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation are invited to take a day to honor and reflect on what our service men and women have done to maintain our freedom and keep peace around the world. See a list of participating National Parks here.

Knott’s Berry Farm FREE Admission ~ Until January 4, 2014
Knott’s Berry Farm continues its tradition of honoring the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military with free admission during its 25th annual Military Tribute. The free-admission offer applies to all U.S. veterans, retired and active military personnel and one guest. Up to six additional tickets may be purchased at Knott’s Ticket Booths for a discount through January 4. Must present military ID or proof of U.S. military service at Knott’s ticket booths to receive the complimentary tickets. Read more here.

Colonial Williamsburg FREE Admission ~ November 7-11
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to active-duty military, reservists, veterans and retired military and their dependents.   Learn more here.

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If you know a Veteran, someone in your family, a friend or neighbor who served their country, take a moment of your day to thank them for the sacrifice they made for our country. I am so very thankful for every service member in our military who has served our great nation. So, to the men and women who answered the call in both times of war and peace, I thank you for your courage, honor, and commitment.

 

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2013 Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE Meals & Discounts ~ Chili’s, Applebee’s, Outback Steakhouse, Lowes, Sea World and lots more!

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Please pass this along to any Veterans or
Active Military folks you know…

Veterans Day

There are oodles of special Veterans Day FREE dining and other give-away events in the coming days to honor of our veterans and active military service members. Note that many of these discounts extend beyond Veterans Day, November 11th and some are even offered year round. Most do require proof of military service (we’ve tried to provide details where we have them, but you might want to call before you go). Here’s the scoop: 

FREE Meals & Other Discounts For
Veterans and Active Military

Eat FREE at Applebee’s ~ November 11
Military veterans and active-duty service members will be able to eat for free at any Applebee’s across the U.S. on Veterans Day, November 11. There will be seven entrée choices on the FREE menu, and guests will be asked to show proof of military service. A complete listing of all Applebee’s locations is available at applebees.com.

FREE Entree at BJ’s Restaurant ~ November 11 & 12
Veterans and those on active military duty, visit your local BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse  on November 11 & 12 to get a FREE lunch entree or a one-topping mini or individual pizza for dinner.

FREE Burger at Champps Americana ~ November 11
Champps is celebrating our Veterans and Active Military by providing a FREE Champps Cheeseburger and Fries meal on November 11th. Proof of military service is required and is for dine-in only at participating  locations. Go here to learn more.

FREE Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a  free pizza of your choice on November 11th.  Learn more here.

FREE Meal at Chili’s ~ November 11
Chilis is offering a FREE meal from a special menu to all veterans and active duty personnel on Veterans Day. This offer is available on November 11 at  participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Veterans and active duty military simply  show proof of military service.  Beverages and gratuity are not included.

FREE Pancakes at Denny’s ~ November 11
Denny’s is giving away a FREE all you can eat pancake breakfast to all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service, from 6am – 2pm on Monday, November 11.  Go here to learn more.

FREE Bagel at Einstein Bros ~ November 11
Einstein Bros wants to thank  American troops this Veterans Day by offering a FREE Bagel and Shmear, or any other topping, to all active, inactive and retired military personnel on Monday, November 11.  Learn more here.

Eat FREE at Golden Corral ~ November 11
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation dinner will be held on Monday, November 11th, from 4 to 9 pm. The FREE dinner meal is a special “thank you tribute” to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to join Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information go here .

FREE Doughnut & Coffee at Krispy Kreme ~ November 11
Krispy Kreme will give a free doughnut and coffee to veterans and active military in uniform (or with ID) on November 11.

FREE Meal at Olive Garden ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a FREE meal on  November 11th. Choose from a select list of entrees here.  Family dining with them will also receive 10% Off their meal. Show a military ID or other proof of service to qualify.

FREE meal at On the Border ~ November 11
On the Border is giving veterans and active military who dine in the restaurant November 11 a free meal from its “create your own combo” menu.

FREE Appetizer & Drink at Outback Steakhouse ~ November 11
Outback Steakhouse will honor our heroes with a free Bloomin’ Onion appetizer and a beverage on November 11 in celebration of Veterans Day. And, because Veterans Day is not long enough to fully express the nation’s gratitude, Outback is honoring all service members with 10% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31. These offers are open to all active and former military service members with a valid ID. Go here for more details. Visit Outback.com for location information.

FREE Pizza or Entrée at Uno’s Pizzeria ~ November 11
Uno’s is offering a FREE individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. This offer is available for all active duty and veterans. Proof of service is required.  Learn more here.

FREE Appetizer at Red Lobster – November 11 to 14
Get a FREE Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service at Red Lobster (from a select list of appetizers).

FREE Lunch at Texas Roadhouse ~ November 11
Texas Roadhouse locations across the country will provide a free lunch and beverage from a special menu to honor the men and women of our armed  forces. Offer good for all  veterans including all active, retired or  former U.S. military.  A military ID is required. Pop over to the Texas  Roadhouse Veterans Day page for more information.

FREE Lunch at T.G.I. Friday’s ~ November 11
Stop in from 11am to 2pm at TGI Friday’s on Monday, November 11th for a FREE Veterans Day lunch.Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service.  More details on TGIFridays.com.

FREE Store Offers & Other Special Discounts
For Veterans and Active Military

10% Off at Home Depot and Lowes ~ Year Round!
Use your military ID at any Home Depot or Lowes and receive a 10% discount on your purchases. The 10% military discount is available to: Active-duty military members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members of all those groups. Customers requesting a discount must be able to show a valid military ID card or other proof of military service.

FREE Wedding Gown for Military Brides!
I LOVE this freebie ~ so fantastic on so many levels!! Select stores across the U.S. are offering military brides FREE wedding gowns through the non-profit group, Brides Across America. The gowns are samples and overstocks and worth $500 to $3000.   There are not any stores in DFW participating (I hope that changes in the future), but there are a couple of stores taking part in the Houston area and one in San Antonio.  Gowns are on a first come, first serve basis and most stores have the give-away event November 11.  Find all participating locations in the U.S. here.

Special Patriotic Music Album on Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon has a Special Veteran’s Day Salute to America CD album download featuring 30 Patriotic Songs for $1.89.  Click here to learn more. 

50% OFF US Flags & Flag Poles at Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon.com has a great Veteran’s Day sale on American flags and accessories (most are 50% OFF).   Go here to learn more.

FREE Entertaiment Admission
for Veterans and Active Military

SeaWorld Parks FREE Tickets ~ through December 31, 2013
Sea World is providing complimentary admission for active duty military, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit, and up to three direct dependents. Valid for ONE FREE single-day admission per person, per year, to SeaWorld in San Antonio and their sister adventure parks in other parts of the country.  They are also offering additional 50% off tickets through Veterans Day. Learn more here.

FREE Entrance Day at U.S. National Parks ~ November 9-11
To honor America’s service men and women, the U.S. National Parks will not charge entrance fees Veterans Day Weekend. Visitors to public recreation lands managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation are invited to take a day to honor and reflect on what our service men and women have done to maintain our freedom and keep peace around the world. See a list of participating National Parks here.

Knott’s Berry Farm FREE Admission ~ Through January 5, 2014
Knott’s Berry Farm pays tribute to U.S. veterans, retired and current military personnel with free park admission during its Veteran’s celebration November 4, 2013 through January 5, 2014. This offer is valid to all past and present armed forces personnel and one guest. Six additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate of $22 each from November 4-27 and for $27 from November 28-January 5. Read more here.

Colonial Williamsburg FREE Admission ~ November 8-11
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission November 8 through November 11 to active-duty military, reservists, veterans and retired military and their dependents.   Learn more here.

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If you know a Veteran, someone in your family, a friend or neighbor who served their country, take a moment of your day to thank them for the sacrifice they made for our country. I am so very thankful for every service member in our military who has served our great nation. So, to the men and women who answered the call in both times of war and peace, I thank you for your courage, honor, and commitment.

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November 8 – 11 FREE Fort Worth Weekend Entertainment & Veterans Day Events Roundup

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
    at Fort Worth Science & History Museum
  • FREE Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
  • FREE World Championship American Paint Horse Show
  • FREE Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade (Monday)
  • FREE Salute to Our Veterans Musical Event (Monday)
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE ~ Star Gazing Party at the Noble Planetarium
Saturday, November 9, 2013

Join the Noble Planetarium staff for a FREE Star Gazing party Saturday night. You will find plenty of telescopes for viewing and lots of experts available to help you and your family navigate your way through the skies.

Details, details
What: For more info about Noble Planetarium’s Star Parties, click here.
When: Saturday, November 9 ~ begins at dusk (weather permitting) until 10:30PM
Where: In the parking lot, just south of the Science & History Museum at the corner of Montgomery and Harley. Click here for directions.
Cost: FREE

P.S. Noble Planetarium recommends a wonderful & FREE resource for star-gazing from the comfort of your backyard. If you would like a fun way to navigate the night sky, visit this link.

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:: FREE 46th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
Friday to Sunday, November 8-10-2013

Fort Worth Greek Festival

The 46th Annual Greek Festival of Fort Worth will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Worth and will feature authentic Greek food, live Greek music & dance, and other festivities for the family.

Details, details
What: To learn more about this festival, visit their website here.
When: Friday to Sunday, November 8-10, 2013
Friday & Saturday 10:00AM to 10:00PM
Sunday 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Where: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church,
2020 N.W. 21st Street, Fort Worth.
Directions and parking details can be found here.
Cost: Entrance to event is FREE. Food & prices can be found here.

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:: World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show
Daily, Now through November 16

Paint Horse Jumping

Experience quintessential Fort Worth at the World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show! This year’s show and competition will feature some of the finest horses and riding talents in the country.

Details, details
What: For more information about the event, click here.
To find out more about the American Paint Horse, click here.
When: Now through November 16.
For a daily schedule of events, click here.
Where: Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth

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:: FREE Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade
Monday, November 11, 2013

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Pay tribute to the men and women who have served in the service of our country at the 2013 Veterans Day parade in Fort Worth. The parade starts at La Grave Field, winds through downtown and then ends back at the Cat’s home field. One of the best places to watch the parade is between Belknap and Fifth streets.

Veterans, you might also be interested in this list of FREE meals offered by local restaurants and other discounts throughout the weekend (go here).

Details, details
What: This event is a terrific event honoring our country’s heroes and fun for all ages.
When:
Parade begins at 10:00AM on Monday, November 11, 2013
Where: Downtown Fort Worth ~ Parade starts and ends at La Grave Field in Fort Worth. View the parade anywhere along the parade route ~ from La Grave Field parking lot, the parade will swing west of the courthouse on Houston Street, go south to 5th Street, loop north on Main Street and then swing east of the courthouse and return to LaGrave Field.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE Salute to Our Veterans Taps ‘N Tunes Musical Event
Monday, November 11, 2013

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Taps ‘n Tunes Productions will be presenting a lively USO show of song and dance to honor our veterans. They have partnered with The Veteran’s Memorial Air park to provide free admission to all exhibits. Additionally, American Legion and Patriot Riders will be on site to share their stories and answer questions (be sure to thank them for their service!).

Details, details
What: For more information about the Taps ‘n Tunes event, go here.
When:
Monday, November 11, 2013  2:30-6:30PM
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Air Park, 3300 Ross Ave. in Fort Worth
Cost: This event is free to the public.

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
Sunday and Monday, November 10 & 11, 2013

Want to be creative with your turkey this year? Williams-Sonoama wi’ll teach you how to season and deep-fry a bird that emerges juicy and flavorful, with amazingly crisp skin. You’ll also learn how to quickly roast a boneless turkey and to cook one on a backyard grill. The bonus: you’ll have more room in the oven for all those tasty side dishes.  Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What:
For more information about this Williams-Sonoma class, click here.
When: Sunday and Monday, November 10 & 11, 2013 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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November 9 – 11 FREE Fort Worth Weekend Entertainment & Events Roundup ~ FREE Veterans Day Events

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ABOUT THE WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS EDITION ~ Fridays, we post ideas for FREE (or really cheap) weekend entertainment for you and your family. Subscribe to our blog updates, and each Friday, you’ll receive this weekend guide along with more budget stretching ideas and tips throughout the week! Subscribe for FREE (here)!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE 2012 Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade
  • FREE 45th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
  • FREE World Championship American Paint Horse Show
  • FREE Family Fun Day at the Amon Carter Museum
  • FREE Salute to Our Veterans Musical Event
  • FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Christmas Decorating Class at Pottery Barn
  • FREE Craft Classes at Michael’s Stores

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:: FREE Fort Worth Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 10, 2012

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Pay tribute to the men and women who have served in the service of our country at the 2012 Veterans Day parade in Fort Worth. The parade starts at La Grave Field, winds through downtown and then ends back at the Cat’s home field. This year, the Grand marshal will be Brigadier Gen. Samuel L. Henry, 36th Infantry Division assistant commander of the Texas Army National Guard.

Veterans, you might also be interested in this list of FREE meals offered by local restaurants and other discounts just for you this weekend (go here).

Details, details
What: This event is a terrific event honoring our country’s heroes and fun for all ages. For more information, go here.
When:
Parade begins at 10:30AM on Saturday, November 10, 2012
Where: Downtown Fort Worth ~ Parade starts and ends at La Grave Field in Fort Worth. View the parade anywhere along the parade route ~ from La Grave Field parking lot, the parade begins at Weatherford and Houston Streets, heads south on Houston, then East on 5th Street, North on Main Street, East on Weatherford Street and ends at Weatherford and Commerce Streets.
Cost: FREE

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:: FREE 45th Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival
Friday to Sunday, November 9-11, 2012

Fort Worth Greek Festival

The 45th Annual Greek Festival of Fort Worth will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Worth and will feature authentic Greek food, live Greek music & dance, and other festivities for the family.

Details, details
What: To learn more about this festival, visit their website here.
When: Friday to Sunday, November 9-11, 2012
Friday & Saturday 10:00AM to 10:00PM
Sunday 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Where: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church,
2020 N.W. 21st Street, Fort Worth.
Directions and parking details can be found here.
Cost: Entrance to event is FREE. Food & prices can be found here.

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:: World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show
Daily, Now through November 17

Paint Horse Jumping

Experience quintessential Fort Worth at the World Championship American Paint Horse Association Show! This year’s show celebrates their 50 year anniversary, and competition will feature some of the finest horses and riding talents in the country.

Details, details
What: For more information about the event, click here.
To find out more about the American Paint Horse, click here.
When: Now through November 17. 
For a daily schedule of events, click here.
Where: Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth

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:: FREE Amon Carter Family Fun Day at the Museum
Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Amon Carter museum is offering a fun afternoon for the whole family
with their program, Art Detectives Family Fun Day. The whole family will enjoy this event ~ Look closely at works of art to find important clues, and let them inspire you to make your own creations. Once you’ve solved the case, listen to a story and enjoy cookies and lemonade..

Details, details
What: Go here to learn more about Amon Carter’s Family Fun Day. Reservations are not required, but you can call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful information.
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 – 1:00 – 4:00PM
Where: The museum is located at 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard.
Directions and parking details can be found by clicking here.
Cost: FREE! Entrance to this event and the Amon Carter’s permanent
collection is always FREE (but donations are appreciated)!

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:: FREE Salute to Our Veterans Taps ‘N Tunes Musical Event
Sunday, November 11, 2012

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Taps ‘n Tunes Productions will be presenting a lively USO show of song
and dance to honor our veterans. They have partnered with The Military Museum of Fort Worth which will have a display from their collection. Additionally, veterans will be available in the lobby to share their stories and answer questions (be sure to thank them for their service!).

Details, details
What: For more information about the Taps ‘n Tunes event, go here.
When:
Sunday, November 11, 2012  6:00-7:30PM
Where: Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth
Cost: This event is free to the public.

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday and Sunday, November 10 & 11, 2012

Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away – but it’s not too late to learn the basics of preparing potatoes, savory stuffings and other impressive sides that will make your Thanksgiving table both bountiful and memorable.  Williams-Sonoma will show you time-saving tips and make-ahead sides, plus hearty vegetarian recipes that can double as a main course.  Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What:
For more information about this Williams-Sonoma class, click here.
When: Saturday and Sunday, November 10 & 11, 2012 ~ Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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:: Learn Christmas Decorating Tips at a FREE Pottery Barn Class
Sunday, November 11, 2012

Get new ideas for decorating for Thanksgiving & Christmas!
Join Pottery Barn for a fun in-store class, where they will share helpful tips for creating beautiful tree-trimming and mantle displays for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Details, details
What: For more information, go to Pottery Barn Store Events.
When:
 Classes take place Sunday, November 11 ~ 10:00AM. Times differ by store so be sure to call your local store to verify class time.
Where: Click here to find a Pottery Barn store near you.
Cost:
FREE!

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:: FREE Michael’s Christmas Craft Classes
Saturday and  Sunday, November 10 and 11

Michael’s Arts & Crafts Stores are offering several FREE Christmas Craft Classes this weekend for both kids and adults ~ ranging from a basic knitting and crochet class to showing you how to make a real Gingerbread house. All classes are free, but some classes require a product purchase for hands-on participation. Check out the entire list here. This craft event is FREE, but you should probably show up early to make sure there are enough craft supplies for you to take part.

Details, details
What:
For more information on all classes, click here.
When: November 10 & 11~ class times vary. Go here for details.
Where: All Michael’s Craft Stores. Go here to find a store near you.
Cost: FREE!

 

 

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2012 Fort Worth Veterans Day FREE Meals & Discounts ~ Chili’s, Applebee’s, Outback Steakhouse, Lowes, Sea World and lots more!

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Active Military folks you know…

Veterans Day

There are oodles of special Veterans Day FREE dining and other give-away events in the coming days to honor of our veterans and active military service members. Note that many of these discounts extend beyond Veterans Day, November 11th and some are even offered year round. Most do require proof of military service (we’ve tried to provide details where we have them, but you might want to call before you go). Here’s the scoop: 

FREE Meals & Other Discounts For
Veterans and Active Military

Eat FREE at Applebee’s ~ November 11
Military veterans and active-duty service members will be able to eat for free at any Applebee’s across the U.S. on Veterans Day, November 11. There will be seven entrée choices on the FREE menu, and guests will be asked to show proof of military service. A complete listing of all Applebee’s locations is available at applebees.com.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse ~ November 11
Veterans and those on active military duty, visit your local BJ’s Restaurant  on Monday, November 11 to get a FREE lunch entrée or a one-topping mini or individual pizza.

FREE Burger at Champps Americana ~ November 12
Champps is celebrating our Veterans and Active Military by providing a FREE Champps Cheeseburger and Fries meal on November 12th. Proof of military service is required and is for dine-in only at participating  locations. Go here to learn more.   

FREE Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen ~ November 11 and 12
Veterans will receive a  free pizza of your choice and a free non-alcoholic drink, on Sunday, November 11th or Monday, November 12th.

FREE Meal at Chili’s ~ November 11
Chilis is offering a FREE meal from a special menu to all veterans and active duty personnel on Veterans Day. This offer is available from 11am – 5pm on November 11 at  participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Veterans and active duty military simply  show proof of military service.  Beverages and gratuity are not included.

FREE Pancakes at Denny’s ~ November 12 
Denny’s is giving away a FREE all you can eat pancake breakfast to all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service, from 6am – 2pm on Monday, November 12.  Go here to learn more.

FREE Bagel at Einstein Bros ~ November 11
Veterans can get a FREE classic or signature bagel on Sunday, November 11th (does not include cream cheese or other toppings).

Eat FREE at Golden Corral ~ Monday, November 12
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation dinner will be held on Monday, November 12th, from 4 to 9 pm. The FREE dinner meal is a special “thank you tribute” to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to join Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information go here .

FREE Cookie at Great American Cookie Co ~ November 11
Great American Cookie Company is giving away a FREE cookie for all military  on Sunday, November 11th.  Show a military ID or wear your uniform to qualify.

FREE Meal at Olive Garden ~ November 11
Veterans and active military will receive a FREE meal on Sunday, November 11th. Choose from a select list of entrees here.  Show a military ID or other proof of service to qualify.

FREE Appetizer & Drink at Outback Steakhouse ~ November 11 & 12
As an expression of Outback Steakhouse’s appreciation to our Country’s veterans and active duty military, they are giving 10% off your total check along with a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and coke on Veterans Day. To take part, you will need a valid military ID [U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214 Certificate, Veteran Identification Card (VIC), Photograph in U.S. Uniform or wearing U.S. Uniform]. Go here for more details. Visit Outback.com for location information.

FREE Pizza or Entrée at Uno’s Pizzeria ~ November 11 & 12
Uno’s is offering a FREE individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. This offer is available for all active duty and veterans. Proof of service is required.

FREE Appetizer at Red Lobster – November 11
Get a FREE Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service at Red Lobster (from a select list of appetizers).

FREE Lunch at Texas Roadhouse ~ November 12
Texas Roadhouse locations across the country will provide a free lunch and beverage from a special menu to honor the men and women of our armed  forces. Offer good for all  veterans including all active, retired or  former U.S. military.  A military ID is required. Pop over to the Texas  Roadhouse Veterans Day page for more information.

Free Lunch at T.G.I. Friday’s ~ November 12
Stop in from 11am to 2pm at TGI Friday’s on Monday, November 12th for a
FREE Veterans Day lunch.Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service.  More details on TGIFridays.com.

FREE Slurpee at 7-Eleven ~ November 11
Pop by 7-Eleven Stores to get a FREE small Slurpee on Sunday from 11am to 7pm.  Offer is good to all current and former military members ~ a military ID or proof of military service is required.

FREE Store Offers & Other Special Discounts
For Veterans and Active Military

10% Off at Home Depot and Lowes ~ Year Round!
Use your military ID at any Home Depot or Lowes and receive a 10% discount on your purchases. The 10% military discount is available to: Active-duty military members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members of all those groups. Customers requesting a discount must be able to show a valid military ID card or other proof of military service.

FREE Wedding Gown for Military Brides!
I love this FREEBIE ~ so fantastic on so many levels!! Select stores across the U.S. are offering military brides FREE wedding gowns through the non-profit group, Brides Across America. The gowns are samples and overstocks and worth $500 to $3000.   There are not any stores in DFW participating (I hope that changes for next year), but there are several stores taking part in the Houston area, San Antonio, Fredericksburg, and another in Austin.  Gowns are on a first come, first serve basis and most stores have the give-away event November 6-24.  Find all participating locations in the U.S. here.

Special Patriotic Music Album on Amazon ~ Limited Time
Amazon has a Special Veteran’s Day Salute to America CD album download featuring 30 Patriotic Songs for $1.89.  Click here to learn more. 

25% OFF at Lifeway Christian Store ~ November 9-13, 2012
Lifeway Books and Christian Store is recognizing our brave men and women who have served in the military this weekend.  They are also offering a 25% OFF total purchase in their honor (valid Nov. 9-13) ~ the discount is even valid for non-military!  Go here to get the coupon.

50% OFF US Flags & Flag Poles at Amazon ~ Limite Time
Amazon.com has a great Veteran’s Day sale on American flags and accessories (most are 50% OFF).   Go here to learn more.

FREE Entertaiment Admission
for Veterans and Active Military

SeaWorld Parks FREE Family Tickets ~ through December 31, 2012 
Sea World is providing complimentary admission for active duty military, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit, and up to three direct dependants. Valid for ONE FREE single-day admission per person, per year, to SeaWorld or the following Adventure Parks (Learn more here):

  • SeaWorld San Antonio, Orlando, or San Diego
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Williamsburg
  • Sesame Place
  • Adventure Island
  • Water Country USA

Universal Orlando FREE 3-Day Ticket for Active Military
Military personnel can now receive a FREE 3-day park-to-park admission ticket now through March 31, 2013.  To qualify, you must show a valid identification and secure your ticket through participating bases at ITT or Leisure Travel Service Offices.  The ticket must be redeemed by June 30, 2013.  For more information, visit UniversalOrlando.com.

FREE Entrance Day at U.S. National Parks ~ November 10-12
To honor America’s service men and women, the U.S. National Parks will not charge entrance fees Veterans Day Weekend. Visitors to public recreation lands managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation are invited to take a day to honor and reflect on what our service men and women have done to maintain our freedom and keep peace around the world. See a list of participating National Parks in Texas here.

Knott’s Berry Farm FREE Admission ~ November 1-21
Knott’s Berry Farm pays tribute to past and present U.S. armed forces personnel during Veteran’s Month. FREE admission will be offered for Veterans or current serving military personnel and one guest with proper I.D. (DD214, Veterans Administration Hospital ID or Active Military Service ID.) Plus purchase up to six additional tickets for just $19 each! Learn more here.

Colonial Williamsburg FREE Admission ~ November 9-12
Colonial Williamsburg honors active duty military, guard and reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents with free admission passes on the following dates: Nov. 9-12.  The complimentary ticket includes admission to the Colonial Williamsburg exhibition sites, art museums, daytime programs, as well as free parking.  Appropriate military identification is required.  Learn more here.

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If you know a Veteran, someone in your family, a friend or neighbor who served their country, take a moment of your day to thank them for the sacrifice they made for our country. I am so very thankful for every service member in our military who has served our great nation. So, to the men and women who answered the call in both times of war and peace, I thank you for your courage, honor, and commitment.

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FREE Admission to All National Parks ~ Veterans Day Weekend

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The National Parks are sponsoring the last FREE entrance days of the year for Veterans Day Weekend, November 10-12. You can enjoy any of our almost 400 National Parks for FREE . Do note that not all national parks charge fees, but those that do will waive their costs these days (for example, $20 a car at Big Bend or $25 a car + $12/person at Yellowstone ). There is a long list of participating locations within a drivable distance of Fort Worth, including:

Details, Details
What: Find out more about free entrance to the National Parks, here.  Plan your visit here.
When: November 10-12, 2012 ~ times vary by location
Where: A list of almost 400 participating parks around the U.S.
can be found here.
Cost: FREE! Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees,
and transportation entrance fees.

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