Your Weekend on the Cheap

Weekend in Wichita on the Cheap!

Lots of good things are happening this weekend in Wichita, and they won't cost you your whole week's paycheck. Scroll down to see the whole list of things to do "on the Cheap" in Wichita this weekend: Note: Click the titles below to get to articles with more information. Want more? See the 7-day upcoming event list or the full month event calendar. And don’t forget to check out … [Read more...]

Letters to Santa and Giveaway for Wichita Kids

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Kids, this is where you can send your letters to Santa, and get one back from him! Your letter will also be entered into a drawing for prizes. Santa's going to need some time to reply, so be sure to drop off your letters before December 12. Starting Friday, November 14, the City of Wichita, Cambridge Market and Starkey Inc. (and the North Pole) are once again teaming up with the North Pole to … [Read more...]

Free Firewood and Mulch at Sedgwick County Zoo

Free Firewood and Mulch Wichita Sedgwick County Zoo

Free Firewood Is Back! Sedgwick County Zoo, Westar Energy and the City of Wichita have teamed up to give away firewood and mulch this winter. The free firewood and mulch is provided from Westar Energy’s ReliabiliTree tree trimming program and the City of Wichita’s forestry tree pruning and removal operations. You can pick up the free firewood - and free wood chips to use as mulch - in the north … [Read more...]

Babies born October 20 get $500

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If you had a baby Monday, October 20th, 2014, Voya Financial is offering your baby a $500 mutual fund investment, for FREE, as a head start on his or her retirement savings. According to the FAQ, parents have until December 19th, 2014, to register their child. Parents do not have to make an investment or be members. There is no cost to this and parents may, but are not required to, add to the … [Read more...]

City of Wichita Online Surplus Auction

City of Wichita online surplus auction

This just in: The City of Wichita is holding an internet-only auction of surplus vehicles and equipment. Some of the items to be sold include fire trucks, buses, cars, trucks, trailers, miscellaneous equipment, and more. (Bids are already being placed on the merchandise now.) Everything is being offered “AS IS” and “WHERE IS,” without warranty or guarantee. You can check out the auction … [Read more...]

Today only: extra 10% off Groupon for pizza or Italian food

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Have a hankering for pasta or pizza? Today only you can get an extra 10% off any one Groupon for pizza or Italian food. That's above the 50% savings you get with most Groupons, so it's like icing on the cake. Or mushrooms on the pizza. Use the promo code PIZZA10 at checkout. This deal is good June 2nd, 2014 only. Buon appetito! Copyright Living on the Cheap. The post Today only: extra 10% off … [Read more...]

Veterans Get FREE Admission to Strataca for D-Day

Liberation Map, on display at Strataca. Free admission for veterans on 70th anniversary of D-Day

The 70th anniversary of D-Day is June 6, 2014, and Strataca - formerly the Underground Salt Museum - in Hutchinson, KS, is offering free admission to military veterans. Strataca is recognizing the service of all veterans with a D-Day special. Veterans of any military service will get free admission to Strataca on D-Day, Friday, June 6, through Sunday, June 8. The Dark Ride and Train Ride are … [Read more...]

Military Discount: FREE Theme Park Admission

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As a way to thank our U.S. troops, one company is offering free admission to one of its theme parks for military service members and their dependents. Throughout 2014, members of the military, and as many as three direct dependents, may receive one complimentary single-day admission per year to either SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Water Country USA or Sesame Place. It's all part of … [Read more...]