CHICAGO
05/09/2011 02:17 pm ET | Updated Jul 09, 2011

This Week's Deals: Free Field Museum Admission, Chelsea Handler and More

We’ve got plenty of hot deals to keep you busy this week, from free museum admission to hanging out with a Chicago Bull to cheap and tasty meatballs.

Monday

Get into the Field Museum at no charge today thanks to their Target Free Second Monday program.
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.; 312-922-9410

Drop in to Hamburger Mary’s to get in on their weekly HamBINGO game starting at 8 pm. Players are asked to make a donation of $5 for each BINGO card, with proceeds benefitting a local charity.
5400 N. Clark St.; 773-784-6969

Tuesday

It’s “Rock Your (Meat)Balls off Tuesdays” at Three Aces, where you can get meatballs for just $0.25 a piece. Down it with a beer and a shot for $5 while listening to the DJ spin punk and rockabilly tunes into the night.
1321 W. Taylor St.; 312-243-1577

Wednesday

Meet Chelsea Handler at Barbara’s Bookstore before she heads over to the Chicago Theatre to perform. She’ll be signing copies of her new book, “Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me,” starting at 5 pm.
111 N. State St.; 312-781-3033; Free admission (book costs $24.99)

Thursday

Drink and eat on the cheap at Black Rock Pub this Thursday. Drafts of Bud Light are $2.50 each while appetizers are half-price. Try the tater tots smothered in spicy jalapeno cheddar sauce for just $3.
3614 N. Damen Ave.; 773-348-4044

Friday

Meet Chicago Bulls point guard C.J. Watson at The Fifty/50 in Wicker Park this Friday. After snagging Watson’s autograph at this free event, consider buying a Bulls T-shirt – all proceeds go to Watson’s Quiet Storm Foundation.
2047 W. Division St.; 773-489-5050

Saturday

Celebrate the 19th annual Chicago River Day with free admission to the McCormick Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum between 9am and noon. Visitors can learn about the history of the Chicago River and even see the massive gears for the Michigan Avenue Bridge.
376 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-977-0227

Sunday

Nurse that hangover with an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet for just $11.95 at Union Park Lounge. Mimosas are also available for just $4 each if you prefer the hair of the dog route.
228 S. Racine Ave.; 312-243-9002

All Weekend

The Green Festival comes to McCormick Place Saturday and Sunday to connect locals with eco-friendly vendors, speakers, kids’ activities and workshops. Ride your bike and park it with their “bike valet” to get $5 off of your admission fee.
$10 per day, $15 per weekend pass
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.; 312-791-7500