Freebie Friday: Free shrimp, Dynamo Fan Fest

Freebie Friday includes Panda Express, AAA, Houston Dynamo #freebies

HOUSTON - There are deals for moms, sports fans and foodies in this week's Freebie Friday.

The year of the snake will kick off Saturday at Houston's Chinese Community Center at 9800 Town Park. There will be free entertainment, regional cuisine, exhibitions and a bazaar from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Panda Express is offering a free deal to celebrate the new year.  You can get a free single serving of tangy jumbo shrimp while supplies last on Wednesday. Print the online coupon out before you go.

There is a great deal for parents on the website  Use the promo code "UCOVERS" to get a free car seat canopy valued at $49.95. There is a $12.95 fee for shipping. You can get a similar deal at by using the promo code 7sling.

Ready to plan a spring break or summer trip?  AAA is holding two free travel shows this weekend. Admission and parking are free and you don't have to be an AAA member to attend.  Informative free travel seminars about various locations will be featured throughout the afternoon at both events and will include topics about travel, cruises and general touring. One of the meetings is on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Marriott Houston Westchase at 2900 Briar Park Drive. The second meeting is from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

The Houston Dynamo will host their first Fan Fest at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m., and it's all free. Fans may park for free in Lot C on the north side of the stadium. Dynamo players Calen Carr, Corey Ashe, Omar Cummings, Brian Ching, Tally Hall, Cam Weaver, Giles Barnes, Kofi Sarkodie, Ricardo Clark, Adam Moffat, Tyler Deric, Luiz Camargo and Jason Johnson are all scheduled to appear. Festivities include question and answer and autograph sessions with Dynamo players, photos with championship trophies, "Dance like a Dynamo Girl" clinics and inflatable soccer games.

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