Bargain Bin

School of the Museum of Fine Arts hosts sidewalk sale

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hosts its annual spring sidewalk sale Friday and Saturday. Hundreds of student pieces including ceramics, photography, screen prints,
jewelry, handmade cards (above, American Sign Language themed cards by Jodi Bosin), and more will sell at prices starting at a few dollars. The sale happens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days along Museum Road, between the school and the museum. Find more details at or call 617-369-3617.


La Perla has spring/summer lingerie, nightgowns, swimwear, and hosiery marked down 40 percent. Bra-and-thong sets are around $150 (normally around $350), and bra-and-panty sets from the lower-priced Studio collection are $70 (normally $150). The sale should run the next few weeks, though items are expected to sell quickly. La Perla is at 250 Boylston St., Boston, 617-423-5709.

Laura Preshong Gallery.



Laura Preshong Gallery hosts a “Pink Rocks and Rosé” event tomorrow featuring fine jewelry (below) and discounts on nonbridal pieces if you bring gently worn women’s attire for Dress for Success Boston. There will be samples of rosé wine from BRIX Wine Shop, appetizers from the Five Seventy Market and South End Buttery, and drawings for prizes including $50 gift certificates to Picco. The event happens from 5-8 p.m. at the gallery, 558 Tremont St., Boston, 617-236-7660. Find more details and RSVP at


Firefly Jewelry & Gifts has all items marked down 25-60 percent. Find artisan jewelry, decorative glass vases, picture frames, Boston-themed gifts, and more. Firefly is at 270 Newbury St., Boston, 617-375-5885.


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Camille Albane Paris is running a buy-one, get-one-free deal on a blowout and finish (worth $48). Bring a friend, your mom, or get a free second visit. The offer runs through May 19. Camille Albane Paris is at 252 Newbury St., Boston, 617-379-3220.


Deals abound in Wellesley’s Linden Square Friday through Sunday for Mother’s Day. Among them: Body in Motion is offering one month of unlimited “Barfusion” classes plus an introductory Pilates private session for $100 (regularly $320); Crossing Main is offering 20 percent off purchases; Neena’s Lighting is offering 20 percent off one regularly priced in-store item; and Stepping Stone Acupuncture & Wellness is offering a free acupuncture treatment (worth $80) when you buy a new patient acupuncture gift certificate ($120) by Saturday. Find the complete list of deals and details at

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