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    Spring markdowns at Nanette Lepore

    Nanette Lepore has resort items and select spring pieces marked down 40 percent. The selection includes dresses and tops in dreamy prints, sophisticated jackets (right) and skirts, elegant embroidered dresses, and more. The sale is expected to run through July, though the best selection is early. Nanette Lepore is at 119 Newbury St., Boston, 617-421-9200.


    Businesses in Wellesley’s Linden Square run a spring sidewalk sale Friday through Sunday. Among the deals, Ceri will have select clothing marked down up to 80 percent (Friday and Saturday); Kenzie Kids and K Girl will take up to 70 percent off past-season merchandise; Sara Campbell will have resort and select spring clothing marked down up to 60 percent and jewelry and accessories up to 25 percent; and Bonsoir Fine Linens will have select items discounted up to 50 percent. Find a full list of participating stores and deals at www.shoplinden
    Linden Square businesses are at
    161-200 Linden St., Wellesley.


    Looking to clear out some old clothes? For every gently worn men’s, women’s, or kids’ item you bring to a J.Jill store through Sunday, you can save 25 percent on a full-price item. (Discount must be used the day you donate.) Clothing donations in Massachusetts will benefit On the Rise, Eliot Community Human Services, and Wellspring House. J.Jill store locations include The Mall at Chestnut Hill, 199 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, 617-332-0751; South Shore Plaza, 250 Granite St., Braintree, 781-356-2914; and Derby Street Shoppes, 98 Derby St., Hingham, 781-740-4611. Find others at



    Got someplace special to be this weekend? Salon Mario Russo hosts a “Happy Hair Hour” at its Newbury Street location Friday. From 2-3 p.m., ladies can get a haircut and blow dry for the price of a blow dry, $60. (Cuts with the stylists participating in the deal are normally $75-$130.) Advance booking is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Salon Mario Russo is at 9 Newbury St., Boston, 617-424-6676.


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    Charles River Canoe & Kayak is running a sale on canoes, kayaks, and gear at its Newton store. Select canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are 10-30 percent off; select life jackets are around 15-35 percent off; select paddles are 15-20 percent off. The sale runs through June 8. The store is at 2401 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, 617-965-5110.


    Design Within Reach runs a Herman Miller sale Friday through June 9. Home and office furnishings (below) and accessories by Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Alexander Girard, and other designers will be
    15 percent off. Free standard shipping offered on sale items. Store locations include 519 Tremont St., Boston, 617-451-7801 and 1030 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-576-3690. Shop the sale online at

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