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Upcoming coupon swaps

Posted March 20, 2012

 

There are a number of blog members who swap coupons every month and here is the official place to post your swap details each week!  See below for details on how to host a swap and what to do if you are planning to attend a swap.

If you have any other swaps scheduled in March or April, feel free to post them in the comments section below and I will add them to the main list.

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, March 22nd

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional (3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707, 919-560-8590)

We have a study room reserved for our group. Inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which room we are in.

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; preferably already clipped, but still OK if not clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

McDonald's Hosted Coupon Swaps in Cary and Raleigh

These swaps are organized and hosted by McDonald's and they will have goody bags for all participants, and will raffle off movie tickets from Crossroads 20 and Happy Meals!

Date: Thursday, March 22nd

Time: 9:30am-10:30am 

Locations: Raleigh McDonald's at 3508 Millbrook Road, Raleigh and Cary McDonald's at 1830 Walnut Street Cary. They will have goody bags for all participants, and will raffle off movie tickets from Crossroads 20 and Happy Meals.

SE Cary Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday March 27, 2012

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Chick-fil-A at Cary Crossroads (1815 Walnut St Cary, NC 27518)

Don't forget to bring:
1) Your non-expired coupons clipped and ready to swap.
2) Your expired coupons for military overseas (preferably clipped but if not, no problem!)
3) Your Boxtops for Education and Labels for Education - if you don't already have someone to donate these too, we'll gladly take them for our schools. Any donated at the swap will be divided among those at the swap who would like them.

Questions? Contact HazelsCoupons at gmail dot com

Clayton Area Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday April 10, 2012

Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Bojangles @ I-40 at the Rt 42 exit (exit 312 off Hwy 40)

Please remember to bring a donation for local area food banks!

Fuquay Varina Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday April 10, 2012

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Wendy's on Main St across from Aldi's/Zaxby's

Please remember to bring donations for local food banks!

Knightdale Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday April 10, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Knightdale Krispy Kreme

Garner Coupon Swap Southeast Regional Library

Date: Wednesday April 11, 2012

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: 908 7th Ave, Garner

For more information, call 662-2258. The address of the library is 908 7th Avenue, Garner, NC 27529.

Cary Coupon Swap

Date: Saturday April 14, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Starbucks on Rt 55 at  2840 NC Highway 55, Cary, NC 275195685

Phone: 919 387-3482

Bring your coupons cut and ready to swap!

SE Cary Coupon Swap

Date: Tuesday April 24, 2012

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Chick-fil-A at Cary Crossroads (1815 Walnut St Cary, NC 27518)

Don't forget to bring:
1) Your non-expired coupons clipped and ready to swap.
2) Your expired coupons for military overseas (preferably clipped but if not, no problem!)
3) Your Boxtops for Education and Labels for Education - if you don't already have someone to donate these too, we'll gladly take them for our schools. Any donated at the swap will be divided among those at the swap who would like them.

Questions? Contact HazelsCoupons at gmail dot com

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday April 26, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham, NC 27707

Phone: 919-560-8590

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; preferably already clipped, but still OK if not clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

We have a study room reserved for our group. Inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which room we are meeting in for the evening.

If you are attending a coupon swap for the first time, here are some swap basics:

* Bring your coupons already cut out in an envelope.
* You don't need to sort them by product type unless you really want to
* The group usually site in a circle and passes around the envelopes to the person to the right. Take the coupons you want out and put the rest back in to pass on to the next person.
* Once you get your envelope back, you know you have been through all the coupons.
* In really large groups, usually folks sit in groups of 5 to 8 people to swap

If you are hosting a swap and wish to include the information here, please post the following details:

* Date of swap
* Time of swap
* Location of swap including address
* Host contact info to RSVP or ask questions. An e-mail address is fine - I don't suggest including your phone number on a public board. You may want to create a new free e-mail just for swapping from somewhere like Yahoo or Gmail.

I also recommend the local swap group, Triangle Area Coupon Swap  with additional coupon swap information.

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  • CarolineCJ Mar 20, 2012

    Okay, great! Thanks! I'm hoping to make it to the next one.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Mar 20, 2012

    Sorry Caroline, I musthave forgotten to include the time. It's from 7 - 8 pm on April 10th. I added it to the info above as well. I have not seen a 40/42 area swap in the evenings so the Fuquay swap may be your best bet. It's a very lively swap from what I hear! :-)

  • CarolineCJ Mar 20, 2012

    Does anyone know what time the Tuesday Fuquay swap is? If it's at night, I think I could make that one. I'm trying to find one in the 40/42 area that's in the evening. Thanks!