9 Red-Hot Freebies You Can Grab in June

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June marks the start of summer — and some sizzling hot offers! This month, you can enjoy a host of fabulous freebies, ranging from complimentary doughnuts to a gratis computer camp for kids.

You don’t have to empty your wallet to enjoy yourself this June. Following are great ways to kick off your summer with savings.

Free doughnut at various locations — June 1

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June 1 is National Doughnut Day. And there’s no better way to celebrate than by indulging in a free doughnut, compliments of Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ Donuts, LaMar’s Donuts and/or Duck Donuts.

On this special day, no purchase is necessary to receive your favorite Krispy Kreme doughnut or a bare, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar donut at Duck Donuts. To enjoy a complimentary Classic Donut from Dunkin’ Donuts, you must purchase a small beverage.

Enjoy any nonspecialty doughnut — any doughnut with a hole in it — at LaMar’s for free. No purchase is necessary, but you must print or display the “Golden Ticket” coupon to snag this freebie.

Free fishing — ongoing

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Want to reel in a great deal this month? Take advantage of Free Fishing Days.

Offered in most states in honor of National Fishing and Boating Week (June 2-10), Free Fishing Days allow anglers “to fish on public bodies of water without a fishing license.” Not every state offers this deal during June, so be sure to check out this state-by-state calendar.

We hope you catch a big one!

Free food for teachers and other educators at Red Robin — June 5

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Another school year has come and gone, but Red Robin hasn’t forgotten all the great work that teachers did over the past year. To reward those educators, the restaurant chain is offering a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries to teachers, counselors, administrators and education professionals on June 5. Just show your ID — online orders are excluded from the deal.

Free movies at Vudu — ongoing

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Attention movie buffs: Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your viewing. And now, you can enjoy an array of popular flicks for free, courtesy of “Movies on Us” from Vudu.

This service offers thousands of no-cost titles across all genres. There are a variety of gratis TV shows to choose from, too. That’s because the company’s advertisers foot the bill so you don’t have to. Visit the website to get started today.

Free insulated tote bag from Rubio’s — June 8

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If you want to help the planet — and get a little something in return — stop by Rubio’s on June 8. Each year, the restaurant celebrates World Oceans Day by offering a free insulated tote bag with any purchase.

Just make sure to bring in the coupon from the Rubio’s website.

Free bowling for kids — throughout the summer

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Want to have a ball with your children or grandchildren this summer? Register them for the Kids Bowl Free program, in which select bowling centers nationwide provide children ages 15 and under with two free games of bowling per day for the entire summer. According to the website:

This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

Sign up for this exciting offer at the Kids Bowl Free website.

Possible free taco at Taco Bell — June 13 or June 20

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It’s NBA Finals time, and that means you have a shot at a free taco at Taco Bell. The first time a visiting team wins a game on the road — in essence, “steals” a game — you get to steal a free taco.

If the visiting team first wins games 2 or 3, you get a free taco from 2-6 p.m. on June 13.

If the visiting team first wins games 4, 5, 6 or 7, you get a free taco from 2-6 pm. on June 20.

Free books for kids at Barnes & Noble — through Sept. 3

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If your children are wondering what to do this summer, stroll with them over to Barnes & Noble. The bookseller is hosting its annual Summer Reading Program and offering free books to kids to encourage them to read all summer long.

Just head to the store and ask for a Summer Reading Journal, or download it online at BN.com/summer reading.

Children in first through sixth grade who read eight books of their choice and return the journal by Sept. 3 can choose a free book from the titles featured on the back of the journal — including classics such as “Pete the Cat,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Artemis Fowl.”

Free computer camps for kids — ongoing

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Is your child or grandchild drawn to computers? You and your tech-savvy kiddo will be excited to learn that both Microsoft and Apple offer complimentary summer camps for children.

These free programs focus on a variety of topics, including coding, robotics, 3-D moviemaking and more. Age limits apply, so check out these websites for details.

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