If you're looking to spruce up your wardrobe -- or just get out with the family -- Wellesley’s Linden Square will be a good place to be on Saturday. There will be activities including free face painting and music for kids and a sidewalk sale with lots of good deals from participating stores. Here's a rundown:
--Ceri will have tops, pants, dresses priced at $25-$100 (originally $100-$500);
--Staccato will take up to 40% off clothing and accessories;
--Kenzie Kids/K*Girl will be starting its spring clearance sale with up to 60% off on select items;
--National Jean Company will be offering 25 percent off storewide;
--Sara Campbell will have spring items and new samples marked down up to 50 percent;
--Salon Maleah will offer 20% off all products;
--Magic Beans will have clearance baby gear and toys marked down up to 50 percent.
contributorsAmi Albernaz began freelancing for the Globe in 2004. She started bargain-hunting at an early age, accompanying her mother to second-hand stores and yard sales near Westport, MA, where she grew up. When she's not perusing stores, Ami can often be found scouting out budget eateries in and around the city, particularly near her current abode in East Boston.
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Deal of the Week
Need a few hours of pampering? Through the end of the month, Ardan Medspa + Salon is offering a discounted package that includes a one-hour massage, a facial, manicure and pedicure, and Royal Effem makeup application. The total cost is $240, normally $290. The package doesn’t expire once purchased, but the services must be booked for the same day. Purchase by phone or in-person. Ardan Medspa + Salon is at 72 Central St., Wellesley, 781-235-7788.
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