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Free and Frugal Events in Las Vegas This Week

Posted at 10:46 AM, Feb 19, 2016
From the performing arts, to a phenomenal acoustic rock show to a literacy festival, this weekend has something for everyone. plus did I mention free java, java, java???
 
Free Small Coffee at McDonalds
through February 28th
So I am a little jittery lately because McDonalds is offering a free small coffee to customers this month. Plus all-day breakfast. We are lovin it!!
 
The Secret Life of Henry VIII
Friday, February 19th noon
Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse, 333 S Las Vegas Blvd
Frank X. Mullen presents a one-man show on the life of King Henry VIII. This Humanities on the Road presentation is produced through a partnership between the city of Las Vegas and Nevada Humanities, and supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 
Todd Kerns at Vamp'd
Friday, February 19th 9 p.m.
107 East Charleston in the Arts Factory
Fresh off his worldwide tour playing bass for Slash, Todd Kern's kicks off his TKO album with a solo acoustic show. $5 cover and worth every penny of it!! Plus Vamp'd is an awesome venue for live rock and roll!!
 
Galleria Mall 20th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, February 20th 1-3 p.m.
Galleria Mall at Sunset
Join in the celebration with live entertainment, giveaways, mini makeovers, face painting, balloon animals and  more!!
 
4th Annual Love for Literacy Festival
Saturday, February 20th 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library
Join for a celebration of Nevada Reading Week and African American History Month for Love for Literacy, an annual festival which celebrates literacy within the arts by introducing children to working arts professionals and learning how literacy and creativity are vital to learning and having fun. Activities include writing and arts workshops, face to face discussions with local artists and performers, a State of Literacy and the Arts in Education Town Hall and "Reading Room,” where selected members of the community read stories to children.  For more information, please call 702.507.3989
 
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 as well as show reviews on her blog The Spot featured at www.yellowbucketjanitorial.com/blog.