FREEBIE FRIDAY: Hockey lessons, science labs, Veterans Day deals

FREEBIE FRIDAY: Hockey lessons, science labs, Veterans Day deals

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - WMC Action News 5's Kym Clark found several deals for this Freebie Friday, including free hockey for the kids and a load of free stuff for veterans.

Learn to play hockey

If you've ever wanted to learn how to play hockey, here is just the opportunity. You might not be able to play like a pro, but the Mid-South Icehouse in Olive Branch is offering to let you come out and give it a shot. They'll supply the equipment, a USA hockey jersey and gift bags to the first 50 kids who sign up. The event is free to kids 3 to 14 years old, Saturday, Nov. 8 at 9:45 a.m. Register at

Build a science lab

How would you like to help your kid build their own science lab? That's exactly what Lowe's is offering during this Saturday's Build and Grow program. They'll supply the apron, goggles, patch, and experiment cards - all for you to take home. Call ahead or go online to register; the classes fill up fast. Several classes are already full, but the Lowe's stores in Southaven and Olive Branch still had spots open as of 5:45 a.m. on Friday. Click here to register: .

Celebrate Veterans Day

Applebee's is celebrating Veterans Day next week by offering active duty military and veterans free entrees. As part of the restaurant chain's "Thank You Movement" the deal is available from open to close at participating Applebee's for dine-in only. Proof of service must be shown to get the deal. These include: U. S. Uniform Services ID Card, U. S. Uniform Services Retired ID Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES,) Veterans Organization Card, Photograph In Uniform or Wearing Uniform, DD214 and Citation or Commendation. Veterans Day Extras

Active members and veterans of the U.S. military can get a free lunch at any Texas Roadhouse location on Tuesday, Nov. 11. All eligible customers can choose one of 10 entrees, two sides, and a non-alcoholic drink during lunch hours (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.). To get the free meal, guests must show proof of service such as a military or VA card or discharge papers. Click here for more information.

Mid-South veterans are also being offered a free round of golf at Edmund Orgill Golf Course. Veterans must have military identification card or proof of military service to walk the course for free or pay an $11 cart fee on Veterans Day. Orgill Golf Course at 9080 Bethuel Road is Shelby County Government's only public golf course. It opens at 7 a.m. and closes at dusk. For more information, call (901) 872-3610.

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