A hot new inventory of barely there designer must-haves for spring, a $5 clearance section and up to 80 per cent off most items - you know this weekend's DC Sample Sale at Lot 332 (332 Richmond West) is the place to be for substantial savings on gear you're bound to buy anyway. Don't forget to hit an ATM - this one's cash only. A minimum $2 donation will be collected at the door to benefit the Diabetes Hope Foundation. Thursday to Saturday (May 12-14), 11 am to 7 pm. 416-593-0959.
Pop by accessories haven Propaganda (686 Yonge) tomorrow (Friday, May 13) and join in sale-ebrating the boutique's wildly successful first five years. From 11 am to 8 pm, all regularly priced merchandise will be slashed by 20 per cent, and all new arrivals will be marked down 15 per cent, with a minimum purchase of $20. And because no good party is complete without a killer loot bag, there's a free gift with every purchase. 416-961-0555, www.propaganda.bz.
Just in time to get the kids primed for summertime splashing, during the month of May all Mastermind locations (3350 Yonge and others) are offering a 15 per cent discount on AquaPlay interlocking canal system starter sets and accessories, and as an added bonus you can receive a free AquaSound (retail value $24.95) with every starter set. 416-487-7177, www.mastermindtoys.com.
Now that salad season is upon us, keep your snacking even more healthful by washing away any of the nasty chemicals and preservatives coating grocery-store crunchers with Nature Clean Fruit and Veggie Wash, on sale for 25 per cent off, or grow your own with all-natural fertilizers, mushroom compost and corn gluten, reduced by 15 per cent for the rest of the month at Grassroots (408 Bloor West, 416-944-1993; 372 Danforth, 416-466-2841). www.grassrootsstore.com.