Here are some of the week's best deals.
ENTERTAINMENT -- Free
Mall of Georgia’s 11th Annual Fabulous Fourth of July: Celebrate Independence Day at the annual party starting at 2 p.m. today. The event includes lots of fun and free activities. There also will be live music during the day and the fireworks start at 9:15 p.m., followed by the PG-13 movie “Playing for Keeps.” For details, visit bit.ly/MoGfourth. Mall of Georgia, 4345 Buford Drive, Buford.
FOOD & DRINK -- Free
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Head out for a meal with the family without breaking the bank at Dickey’s, which has free kids meals after 2 p.m. every day through the end of July. Get up to two free kids meals (regularly $4.75) with the purchase of every adult meal and include chicken nuggets, sandwich or plate, plus a roll and drink. This deal is only valid for the Kennesaw location. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 1610 Ridenour Blvd., Kennesaw; 770-427-7655.
AJC EXCLUSIVE -- BOGO
Abracadabra Video: Transfer home movies to DVD with this exclusive deal. Bring in a movie in any format (including VHS, 8mm, VHSC or Mini DV) and transfer it to DVD and get your second transfer free. Transfers are regularly $25-$45. To snag this deal, valid through Sept. 30, mention AJC Deal Spotter. Abracadabra Video, 2250 North Druid Hills Road, Atlanta; 404-633-6002.
THEATER -- 50% off
“Swimming With Jellyfish”: Check out the world premiere of the drama “Swimming With Jellyfish,” written by a Cobb County teacher, at Actor’s Express. You can purchase discounted tickets for a limited time at Goldstar.com for $9-$11.50 (regularly $18-$23) for 8 p.m. performances July 25-26, July 30, Aug. 3 and Aug. 8. Tickets are going fast. King Plow Arts Center, 887 W. Marietta St, Atlanta.
THEATER -- 50% off
“Metamorphoses”: Enjoy discounted tickets to the lyrical play telling 10 stories that reveal what it means to be human, and to be in love. Discounted tickets are available for a limited time at Poshdealz.com in the form of a $20 voucher, good for shows July 19-21 (except Saturday night). Redemption instructions are posted online. The Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.
SHOPPING -- 50% off
East Cobb Custom EyeWear & Repair: Get some new specs and save. Available at www.google.com/offers, find a coupon for 50 percent off a complete pair of eyeglasses at the store. The coupon is valid through Jan. 27, and includes all prescription frames and lenses. Present the coupon using the Google Offers app on your smartphone. East Cobb Custom EyeWear & Repair, 2520 Shallowford Road NE, Marietta; www.eccewar.com.
COOKING -- 56% off
Cooking Class: Score a discounted cooking class with celebrity chef Sammy Davis, plus brunch and unlimited mimosas, for $39 ($89 value). Available for a limited time at Halfoffdepot.com, purchase this offer to use at The Park Market & Deli in Grant Park. Cooking classes take place noon-2 p.m. every Saturday. Restrictions and class list are posted online. The Park Market & Deli, 568 Boulevard SE, Atlanta; 404-449-8744.
FOOD & DRINK -- 50% off
Blue Grotto Sushi Tapas & Bar: Munch on sushi and Asian tapas in Sandy Springs and save when you use a coupon for 50 percent off ($7 max discount for lunch, $15 max for dinner) available on the Scoutmob app for your smartphone. The coupon is for dine-in only and other restrictions apply. Be sure to try the Pistachio Fried Shrimp Tapas. Blue Grotto Sushi Tapas & Bar, 220 Sandy Springs Circle, Sandy Springs; 678-705-6688.