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Free & Frugal Events for March 12-17

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 14:35:47-05

This week's findings is really a pot of gold. Festivals, book signings, coloring, political commentary and even a free pub crawl for St. Patty's Day!!
 
Downtown Summerlin Spring Festival
Saturday, March 12th noon-3 p.m.
Welcome the Easter Bunny to Downtown Summerlin! Event will include family-friendly kid's activities, petting zoo, music, relay games, and St. Jude "Celebration of Life" Sculpture unveiling with artist meet and greet.
 
Free Coloring Event
Saturday, March 12th 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Paper Source at Tivoli Village
Jump on the coloring bandwagon with this free event. Call 702.233.8740 for more information
 
University Forum Lecture Series presents Ideology, Propaganda, and the 2016 Elections
Monday, March 14th 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Barrick Museum, UNLV
The 2016 elections will establish a new high for the influence of money in politics. To get elected, candidates must convince voters that what benefits their wealthy donors benefits all Americans. This talk explores how propaganda and ideology function in campaigns dedicated to getting people to vote against their own interests.
 
St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl
Thursday, March 17th  2 p.m.-midnight
Fremont Street
Join the Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin for this free pub crawl. Participants must be 21 or older, and registration takes place near the base of the SlotZilla zip line tower. The first 600 to register receive a free t-shirt.
 
Book Signings
Barnes and Noble Stores
Barnes and Noble is hosting a variety of book signings this week at their three area stores. Visit http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/ for more information.
 
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.