Free class, food and fashion this weekend
HOUSTON But first, a fun fall fashion event at the Galleria Mall kicks off Friday. You still have time to celebrate Simon's Fashion Night Out event at the Galleria for a trends-and-friends night. The evening will include fashion, cocktails and special deals! The Galleria event is open to the public and free of charge and will take place on the covered ice rink until 8pm. Along with free food, there will be live entertainment and several fashion shows. There will also be hands-on demonstrations for hair and makeup styling. Simon Fashion will be continuing Saturday with in-store promotions and special discounts at certain retailers. If you are a frequent Starbucks customer, there's a great way to take advantage of the benefits by becoming a Starbucks Rewards Card member. Membership is free, and if you sign up before September 21, you'll get a free artisan breakfast sandwich. You'll also get a free beverage of your choice on your birthday. CVS Pharmacies and Minute Clinics are giving out free flu shots to those who spend $30 on select cold, stomach and eye care products. You must have a CVS Extra Care card, which is free to sign up for. Then you'll get a coupon for your free flu shot, which is valued at $29.95. Check out your local CVS store for details. Toys "R" Us is hosting a Thomas play date Saturday from 11am to 1pm. If your child enjoys Thomas and Friends, here's a free opportunity to enjoy free giveaways, story time and coloring fun. Check your area Toys "R" Us for details. If you need some decorating tips to get you in the mood for the fall, Pottery Barn is offering a complimentary decorating class this Sunday. Experts will show you how to dress up a table with fall botanicals and accessories. The class is this Sunday at 10am. You can reserve your spot online or over the phone.