Allen Edmonds is now running a shoe drive for Soles4Souls, a charity that distributes shoes to people in need, and offering a $35 same day discount on a new pair of dress shoes, casual shoes, or boots to anyone who makes a donation. New or gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s shoes of any brand are accepted. The drive ends March 10. Store locations include 25 State St., Boston, 617-557-3131; 36 Newbury St. Boston, 617-247-3363; and the Natick Mall, 1245 Worcester St., Natick, 508-655-0774. You can also take part online at www.allenedmonds.com.
BUY JEWELRY, GET A MASSAGE
Talia Don Designs will have jewelry (above) from past collections priced at up to 50 percent off during a spring sale Friday and Saturday. (New spring pieces will be on offer, too, though at full price.) Aesthetician and massage therapist Angelina Hewitt of The Beauty Room at Patrice Vinci Salon will offer mini-massages, skin consultations, and gifts to attendees from noon to 2 p.m. both days. The sale happens at 865 Washington St., Newton, 617-795-0893. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. www.jewelrybytalia.com
KID STUFF CHEAP
Swedish kids’ brand Polarn O. Pyret stops in the area for a sample and warehouse sale Thursday and Friday. Clothing and accessories for all seasons — for newborns to 12-year-olds — will sell for up to 70 percent below original retail prices. Items include tops, jeans, leggings, outerwear, hats, mittens, socks, and more. The sale happens Thursday at Magic Beans’ Wellesley store, 200 Linden St. (Linden Square), and Friday at the Scandinavian Living Center’s Nordic Hall, 206 Waltham St., West Newton. (Hours both days are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) www.polarnopyretusa.com
MARBLEHEAD SIDEWALK SALE
Marblehead businesses host an indoor sidewalk sale this Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Hall. Winter clothing, accessories, home items, local-themed gifts, jewelry, and more will be on offer at steep markdowns. Participants include A Dancer’s Dream, sister stores All Chic Boutique and Rags to Riches, Bus Stop, Hestia Creations, Mahri, O’Rama’s, Pint Size and Up, and Scuppers for Kids. The Masonic Hall is at 62 Pleasant St., Marblehead. For more information about the sale, call 781-631-2868.
HANDBAGS AND HOME GOODS
TisTik has select handbags and home decorative items marked down 30-40 percent. Find mesh and fabric handbags and clutches, mosaic lamps and crosses, iron wine racks and magazine racks, and leather and pewter game sets. All the store’s items are handmade in Mexico. TisTik is at 54 Church St., Cambridge, 617-661-0900. www.shop
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