Very often there are frugal activities in our own communities that go unattended.  Just in the last month my town had a garden tour, children’s event at the park, dog agility event at the fairgrounds and Earth Day celebration in town center.  What kind of events are going on in your town this summer?

Check out your city website, local newspapers, and websites of local organizations.  Check out reading hour at the library, book clubs, volunteer opportunities, upcoming fairs or festivals and town events.

Last Sunday I was able to attend the Makers Faire, a fabulous event hosted by Make Magazine that brings creators and innovators together to showcase their talents. I met C3PO, saw a rocket ship, rode shotgun in a 1906 automobile, saw things catch on fire and honked a horn on a 99 year old car. You may not live close enough to attend a Makers Faire but you never know what exciting thing is happening in your community until you take a look.


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