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August 13, 2010 3:54:50 PM PDT
It's Free Stuff Friday, and it's packed with some entertainment the whole family can enjoy, plus some free advice and products to get you organized. You know we had to have some free food, but first a great way to spend some time outdoors after the sun goes down.

The Miller Outdoor Theatre is hosting the "Star of Hope 'Can' Film Festival" Saturday. They will start collecting canned food for the Summer of Hope at 7:30pm, and the blockbuster film "The Blind Side" will start playing at 8:15pm. And later this week, the Miller Outdoor Theatre will also be featuring the Indiana Jones movie series. The three movies will be playing from the 17th to the 19th, each movie starts at 8:15pm.

Galveston's Music Night on the Strand is being held every second Saturday of the month through the month of October. The event for this month is Saturday from 5 to 8pm at Saengerfest Park, located at 23rd Street and Strand. The Electric Blues Crew will be playing, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and your friends and family to enjoy some live music under the stars.

And your chance to get organized for the new school year can start with free products from Post-It. Just sign up online and get your free sample of durable tabs and label pads sample.

If you need one on one help to get organized, the Container Store is offering free expert demonstrations for those going off to college and those just trying to get organized for back to school. College demonstrations will be on Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm, while the back-to-school demonstrations will be at 4pm. Both will end on Sunday, September 5, and at each demonstration, the store will be giving away a $25 gift card. There are two Container Store locations in the Houston area, one located in the Galleria area and one off FM 1960 in Champions.

To celebrate back to school, Katy Mills Mall is celebrating with a luau. The event is Saturday at the Katy Mills Mall AMC Plaza. The Hawaiian-themed event is noon until 2pm and includes activities such as sand art, a coloring station, and a moon bounce. Admission is free for Simon Kidgits Club members; you can join the club online.

Here's your chance to score a free Chipotle Burrito. If you eat at one of the Houston Chipotle restaurants either Tuesday, August 17 or Wednesday, August 18, save the receipt and bring it into the restaurant next weekend for the tax free holiday, and you'll receive your choice of a burrito, salad, order of tacos or burrito bowl free of charge and free of tax.


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