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Free and Frugal Events for Feb. 12-18

Posted at 3:07 PM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 18:07:52-05

This weekend, President’s Day, Valentine’s Day and an infamous day in mob history all collide. Plus I even found an event that with have you thinking of St. Patrick’s Day. Take advantage of free entry fees, a celebrity meet and great plus a couple of opportunities to give back.

Share the Love to Support the USO
Friday-Sunday, February 12-14th noon-5 p.m.
USO Las Vegas will have a “Share the Love” outpost near the entrance of the Grand Bazaar shops off Las Vegas Boulevard. Guests can visit the outpost for the opportunity to share their words of gratitude and love by writing a note to servicemen and women who are not able to spend Valentine’s Day with their loved ones.

Guests who donate a minimum $10 to USO Las Vegas will receive a $10 shopping certificate to use at Grand Bazaar Shops as a thank you for their support.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Free Entrance
Saturday-Monday, February 13-15th
Enjoy our unseasonably great weather this President’s Day weekend with our region’s natural beauty and treasure, Red Rock Canyon.
St. Baldrick’s LepreCon
Saturday, February 13th 9 a.m. to noon
As a two-time shavee, St. Baldrick’s is a charity close to my heart. While the shaving events are still a month away, this Saturday you can support the cause at their 5K and expo held at Town Square. There is a nominal fee to register for some events, but where else can you witness what is hoped to be the largest gathering of Leprechauns on record.

Meet Mario Lopez
Saturday, February 13th 2-4 p.m.
For fans of Saved by the Bell and DWTS, what better way to kick of a romantic weekend than with a meet and greet and bottle signing with Mario Lopez at the Lees Liquor at 4230 S Rainbow Blvd.

Mob Museum Free Entry for Locals
Sunday, February 14th
The Mob Museum celebrates its Fourth Anniversary with a free day for Nevada residents (with I.D.) and buy-one-get-one for non-locals.

Wendy Gelbart is a local writer and Las Vegas fanatic. With her family, she enjoys experiencing all of the entertainment our city has to offer and loves sharing the deals she finds on her blog The Spot featured at www.yellowbucketjanitorial.com/blog.