In this tight economy, we're all looking for ways to save ourselves a little cash here and there, whether we're clipping coupons or scanning the circulars. To save you not only money but time, too, Frugal Family highlights five great local deals each week. The column counts on reader input, so we hope you'll add your suggestions to our comment box when you spot a great deal in town. Check in with Frugal Family on Wednesdays to see what we've uncovered together.
This week, we've found great savings on health assessments, massages, food, women's clothing, theater and a local children's museum and zoo.
1. Deal: Open House May 21, 12-3pm, with free lunch from Tom's Depot next door, antidioxidant scans, movement screenings and more. Plus, bring a friend and get a free massage! Good Through: May 21.
2. Deal: Great prices on produce, prepared foods and other delicacies; buy dinner and enjoy the free music outside. Good Through: September.
3. Deal: 30 percent off already reduced prices on select merchandise, plus other regular deals. Good Through: While supplies last.
5. Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo Deal: $3 donation for hours of kids' entertainment. Good Through: Ongoing.