Enjoy St. Patrick's Day parade, workouts for free

Published On: Mar 15 2013 09:12:01 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 11:26:07 AM CDT
HOUSTON -

It's Freebie Friday and Consumer Expert Amy Davis has ways to save a bit o'green on this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

Downtown Houston is going green Saturday with a two-hour free St. Patrick's Day Parade.  This year's theme is 'We are all Irish Texans.'  The parade starts at noon, rain or shine, and will begin at the clock tower at Minute Maid Park.

Need to relieve a little stress from the work week?  There is a free Tai Chi session in Hermann Park starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday.  Meet at the Zoo entrance near McGovern Lake.  There is no need to sign up -- just show up.

24 Hour Fitness is offering a free three-day trial to get you back in the gym.  The pass needs to be used on consecutive days.

Target is offering a free sample of the new chewable Pedia - Lax Probiotic Yums on its website. Free samples on the Target Sample Spot web page go fast - but it's a good one to bookmark for free samples.

You can get a free sample of Au Naturale hair products if you like the Facebook page for Dark & Lovely.

If you join the Redbox Text Club, you can get in of offers for free Redbox promotional movie rentals.

There is more spring break fun on Galveston Island.  "Party on the Pier" will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. with live free music and family entertainment on Pier 21.