Debbie's Deals: Friday freebies & deals for August 2

DENVER - It's time for the latest freebies, coupons and deals. As always, these deals can and do expire quickly. And NEVER give a credit card number or your real birthday for a free offer.

Get free admission and free kiddie rides at the Mile High flea market today (August 2): http://milehighfleamarket.com/en/Events/  Thanks to Anica for this tip.

Ace stores are giving away quarts of paint this Saturday and next (8/3 & 8/10). No purchase necessary, you just need this coupon: http://www.acehardware.com/coupon/   A quart isn't much, but it's a good way to test if a paint color will work on a certain wall or in a certain room. Thanks to Kirsten for this tip.

Colorado's state parks will celebrate Colorado Day by offering free admission on Monday (August 5): http://wildlife.state.co.us/LandWater/Pages/LandWater.aspx

The Chatfield Botanic Gardens is offering free admission on Friday (Aug. 2), the Denver Art Museum is offering free admission on Saturday (Aug. 3) and the Denver Firefighters Museum is offering free admission on Saturday (Aug. 3). See the full list of free days: http://ch7ne.ws/Yz

The Denver Broncos are hosting a free scrimmage for fans at Mile High Stadium on Saturday (Aug 3). Admission and parking are free. Gates open at 5 p.m. with practice starting at 7 p.m. Details: http://www.denverbroncos.com/schedule-and-events/summerscrimmage.html

Get a new Kona Berry Blast smoothie at Jamba Juice this weekend for $2 with this coupon: http://tinyurl.com/kf5cs2m   Offer expires August 4.

Kids eat free this weekend at Macaroni Grill with the purchase of one adult entrée. You do need a coupon from the company's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RomanosMacaroniGrill  Offer ends Sunday. Kids must be 12 and under. Thanks to Brooke for this tip!

See the full list of places where kids eat free: http://ch7ne.ws/164y6TH (The list hasn't been updated in awhile, so please check with the restaurant before you go.)

Like Red Lobster on Facebook and get a coupon for $10 off 2 signature combination entrees. Offer valid Monday-Thursday only. Ends next Thursday (8/8): https://www.facebook.com/redlobster  Thanks to Katie for this tip.

Get frozen drinks and smoothies for half-price every afternoon in August at Panera. No coupon required. Offer good from 3-5 p.m., according to Eat Drink, Deals: http://www.eatdrinkdeals.com/2013/08/half-off-at-panera/

Buy one entree, get one for half price at Olive Garden this weekend with the coupon available here: http://link.olivegarden.com/YesConnect/HtmlMessagePreview?a=gCzeL-sUjZ6bh4IC0aAxw&msgVersion=web  *Note, you will need to have your printer ready to go to get this coupon.

Buy any size Valencia Orange Refresher and get another free Friday and Saturday. To get your coupon, go to the Starbucks Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Starbucks/posts/10151749763718057

Non-members can shop without the surcharge this weekend at Sam's Club. Details: http://www3.samsclub.com/newsroom/Press/1492

If you see a deal, let me know. E-mail me Debbie (Debbie@thedenverchannel.com). Get the latest deals by following me on Facebook or sign up for a daily e-mail alert by visiting our e-mail alerts page.