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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Janine Dorsey

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Fishing derby is free family fun

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Florida kids can have some free fishing fun when they attend the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation’s freshwater fishing derby.

No such thing as a free lunch but this comes close

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Blimpie sandwich fans can party like it’s 1964 this week.

Chick-fil-A blood drive offers generous rewards

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Those reluctant to become blood donors may be enticed by the rewards offered at this upcoming Chick-fil-A sponsored drive.

More free ice cream on the calendar

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Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops are at it again.

Discounted car seats for eligible parents

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There’s another opportunity to ensure your child’s safety with car seat education, this time from All Children’s Hospital.

Free tax prep offered in Wesley Chapel

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Middle-to-lower income families are invited to have their taxes prepared for free with an offer from La Rusa LLC in Wesley Chapel.

Free goody bags, discounted museum admission at Summer Splash camp event

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Fill your summer calendar with fun options at the Tampa Bay History Center’s Summer Splash Fair.

STEM-curious kids can visit MOSI for free

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Parents and students in kindergarten through eighth grade interested in Hillsborough County’s public school STEM offerings are invited to a special event at MOSI on F...

Marco’s pizza is ‘spreading the spinach’ with free pies

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Marco’s Pizza wants you to ‘spread the spinach.’

Tampa water customers can save on DIY

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Want to spruce up your home for spring? Do it yourself and save when you take a city-sponsored home improvement course.

BOGO admission deal at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Looking for something fun to do locally over spring break?

Free boosters, car seats in April

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Tampa General Hospital and AAA are sponsoring a car seat and booster giveaway for Tampa Bay area families.

Free ice cream this weekend in Tampa Bay

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When the ice cream truck rolls through your neighborhood are you always out of change?

Free prom makeovers for Tampa students

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Remington College is offering local high school students the chance to look and feel their best for prom for free at its Tampa campus.

Free fondue for you at Melting Pot

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Do you melt at the sight of cheese? Then you’re clearly a fondue fan.

BOGO admission deal for Glazer Museum offered on Facebook

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Social media is good for more than just posting videos of cute kittens, in this case it can get you a buy-one-get-one free deal at the Glazer Children’s Museum.

Community egg hunts include free family fun

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Pinellas County will be the setting for a couple of free and cheap holiday events Easter weekend.

‘Tourney Town’ is free fan fun at Women’s Final Four

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The Women’s Final Four being hosted in Tampa will bring lots of fun and excitement to the Bay area.

Two upcoming free community shredding events on calendar

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There are two upcoming opportunities for Tampa Bay area residents to take advantage of free document shredding.

Two options for cheap Sunday yoga

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Start the work week refreshed and relaxed when you take advantage of cheap yoga deals.

Make money, save money at Tampa consignment event

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Those outgrown toddler jeans and building blocks could put some money in your pocket while you enjoy tremendous savings on other childhood necessities.

Tampa community fair includes free food, family fun

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Hillsborough County Children & Youth Services is sponsoring a community fair loaded with family fun this weekend.

Goodwill grand opening celebration will include giveaways, prizes

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The Goodwill Outlet Store, at 10596 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg, is set to re-open next week in a upgraded space.

‘Pay-what-you-will’ at Norman Rockwell museum event

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Make your own Norman Rockwell-esque family memories when you visit the Tampa Museum of Art this weekend for a special event.

Free mulch for Pasco residents

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Residents of New Port Richey and the surrounding areas can save on spring garden spruce-ups with a free mulch offer from the city.

Wear green, skate for free

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You don’t need to find a four leaf clover to be lucky when it comes to saving money on St. Patrick’s Day.

Dash to New Tampa eatery for free samples, prizes

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New Tampa’s most recently opened restaurant, Dine-Or-Dash, is having a one-day grand opening celebration on Saturday, March 21 from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. loaded with a ra...

It’s your lucky day: mint Oreo shakes for just $1

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Fans of sweet treats are in luck today when they visit PDQ.

Wear a toga, score a salad

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Are you brave enough to wear a toga in public? If...

Pick your own strawberries for pennies

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Get your fill of fresh, sweet strawberries this weekend for pennies on the dollar.

St. Patrick’s Day is lucky for shake lovers

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You’ll have the luck o’ the Irish when you visit a participating Sonic location on St. Patrick’s Day.

‘Beauty Week’ at WFM means free massages, swag and more

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Next week is ‘Beauty Week’ at Whole Foods Market Carrollwood.

Monday is ‘Free Cone Day’

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Monday, March 16 is ‘Free Cone Day.’

Celebrate spring with free Rita’s Italian Ice

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It may feel like summer in the Bay area, but the calendar says “almost spring.”

Free fun, cheap food at Tampa Pizza Co. block party

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Join in on a good ol’ fashioned community block party, hosted by Tampa Pizza Company.

Free Kahwa coffee in St. Pete

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Kahwa is opening a seventh Tampa Bay area location and celebrating with free coffee for everyone.

Glazer Children’s Museum hosts Preschool Palooza Saturday

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Enjoy half-off museum admission along with special events at this weekend’s Preschool Palooza, courtesy of The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County

See the stars at MOSI’s free Skywatch events

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Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry regularly hosts free celestial sightings at their facility, open to the public.

Military admitted free to Valspar golf tournament

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The Valspar Championship, a PGA tour tournament, will be drawing top golfers to the Tampa Bay area this week and members of the military are invi...

Celebrate ‘Pi Day’ with custom pies at a discount

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It only comes once a year: March 14 is ‘Pi Day,’ so-called because of the mathematical formula which measures the ratio of the circumference of a circle to t...

Monday’s birthday folks get free meatballs

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Were you born on March 9? Then you probably already know you share your special day with ... a meatball.

7-Eleven offers every seventh drink for free with app

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When you live in Florida, you find yourself striving to keep hydrated all day long.

Unlimited jumping at a bargain over spring break

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Will your kids be bouncing off the walls when they are home for a week during spring break?

BOGO salon services at Remington in March

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You’ll have the luck of the Irish when you visit Remington College for salon services during the month of March.

Library book, DVD sale features bargain prices

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Stock up on reading materials and other entertainment before spring break begins at this weekend’s Jan Platt Library book sale.

Free landscaping workshop includes Florida handbook

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The Safety Harbor Library is hosting a free ‘Florida Friendly Landscaping’ workshop open to the public.

Wake up with free coffee on Monday after Daylight Savings

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Dunkin Donuts restaurants are offering a cure for the lost hour of Daylight Savings Time on Monday, March 9 by offering customers a free iced coffee.

Donate blood, score dinner and a movie

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Several Tampa Bay area Boston Market restaurants are hosting a blood drive this weekend with a donor reward of a free dinner, including two sides and a drink, plus a voucher...

Free bike safety classes feature gear giveaways in March

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As spring approaches, more bicycle enthusiasts may be choosing to be on city roads.

Kids’ bike safety event includes helmet giveaways, more

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Load up that trike or Big Wheel for a ride in the park with Curious George.