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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Janine Dorsey

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Breast cancer community health event includes free lunch

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Moffitt Cancer Center is offering a free community event to bring attention to breast health this week.

Free flu shots in Pinellas Park

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It’s no trick! The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas Park is treating citizens to a free flu shot right before Halloween.

Costumed characters get free doughnut treats on Halloween

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It doesn’t matter if you are a “mummy” or a daddy, treats aren’t just for kids at Halloween - anyone sporting a creepy costume or ghoulish getup can score at Krispy Kreme.

Costumed kids eat free on Halloween

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Kids in costume can eat for free when they visit any participating Tampa Bay area Beef O’Brady’s on Halloween.

Donate food items, score free movie tickets

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Studio Movie Grill is celebrating their grand opening this weekend at University Mall with free movies.

Bike safety classes feature free gear

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With the weather becoming more pleasant lately, more bicyclists may be choosing to be on the roads.

Costumed kids can score dinner, treats at Ikea

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Kids in costumes can get into the halloween ‘spirit’ early when they score treats and a free meal at Ikea’s annual ‘Trick or Treat...

Tampa home improvement course just $50 after waiver

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D.I.Y. can be free and cheap when you register for a home improvement course through the City of Tampa.

Chick-fil-A deals on Bay area calendars

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Some Tampa Bay area Chick-fil-A locations have some upcoming events on their calendars that include freebies and deals.

Streetcar Fest features 25 cent rides

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Take the scenic route through historic Ybor City for a song this weekend at the Streetcar Fest.

Free bike helmets for kids on Saturday

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Amscot Financial is once again sponsoring their annual bicycle helmet giveaway for children throughout Central Florida.

Zephyrhills Water offering free plant tours, family fun at Open House

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Zephyrhills Water is celebrating 50 years in business and you’re invited to the party.

Join in coastal cleanup, score tickets to see Winter

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Volunteers who want to join a coastal cleanup and help Keep Pinellas Beautiful, will get rewarded for their efforts.

Kids go free at Legoland with purchase of adult admission

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Kids go free at Legoland Florida with an offer from Wendy’s restaurants.

Teachers, school staff treated to free MOSI memberships

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Are you a teacher in Hillsborough, Pinellas or Pasco county?

Celebrate World Pasta Day with free bowl of noodles

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North Tampa’s Legacies Cucina Italiana is celebrating World Pasta Day with free pasta for everyone.

When school’s out, free (and cheap) fun is in

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School is out in Hillsborough and Pasco counties on Monday, Oct. 20 so we’ve rounded up some options for free and cheap entertainment on that day.

Donate blood, get a meal and a movie

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Healthy blood donors age 16 and up can get rewarded when they share the ‘wealth’ at an upcoming blood drive.

Marinequest is day of Florida fish and animal fun

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On Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. the FWC- Fish and Wildlife Research Institute opens its doors to the public for its annual up-close glimpse at the work the agency does for Florida fish and wildlife.

Shop at Macy’s, score free Sesame Street Live tickets

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Macy’s at Westfield Citrus Park wants you to “make a new friend.”

Free coffee all week from RaceTrac

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Caffeine addicts rejoice! There’s another free coffee deal on the horizon.

Survey participants score free Tampa Theatre tour

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Give feedback, get payback.

Family fishing fun features free gear

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Safety Harbor Recreation staff and volunteers will lead a free, fun family fishing clinic at the Safety Harbor Marina on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Touch A Truck event features free truck swag

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It will be like “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” when toy box favorite cars and trucks are suddenly big as life at Auburndale’s annual Touch a Truck event this Saturday.

Free community shredding in Wesley Chapel

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October is Crime Prevention Month and to honor the occasion Shred360 is hosting a free shredding event for consumers.

Donate canned food, get free comedy show

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Side Splitters comedy fans can catch a free April Macie (you may remember her from “Last Comic Standing”) show this week when they donate nonperishable food...

Free family event offers glimpse at Florida bear country

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The 15th annual Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at Cadwell Park, Umatilla from 9 a.m. until...

Kids treated to free 'Scary Face' pancake on Halloween

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It's not a trick, it's definitely a treat: IHOP restaurants are giving away free pancakes.

Westchase Field Day fun, games for just $10

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This Sunday, Oct. 12 is Westchase Family Field Day and it's not too late for your family to compete.

Tampa Theatre celebrates birthday with free film

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Tampa Theatre is having a birthday party and you’re invited.

Kids in costume pay just $5 at aquarium’s Guppyween

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That pricey kid’s Halloween costume cost you a severed arm and leg.

Free showerhead can save Tampa water customers money

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Have you had “sticker shock” upon opening your water bill lately?

Publix revises store coupon policy

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Attention extreme couponers: your shelf-clearing ways are at an end.

Free coffee twice a day from Chick-fil-A

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Got coffee?

Kindness Month has Evos making several nice offers

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October is Kindness Month and Evos Feel Great Food is celebrating with a variety of “kind” offers.

Fishing for free family fun as easy as casting your line

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free fishing clinic for kids ages 5 to 15 from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Spa Beach Park, 615 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg.

Ride the mini train for free at Largo Central Park

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It’s that time of the month again: mini train weekend at Largo Central Park!

Scout troops, ladies skate for free in October

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Beat the heat (and lately, the rain!) with indoor fun that lets you burn off some energy.

Buy a shirt, get a shake

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PDQ is doing their part to “Shake Out Cancer” during the month of October.

Free Frosty coupons cheap treat for Halloween tricksters

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Having Halloween candy on hand too tempting?

Service members treated to dinner discount on Military Mondays

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Military members get saluted the first Monday of every month with a sweet dinner deal.

Fall fest’s corn maze is cheap family fun

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Looking for something fun to do with your kids to welcome fall’s cooler weather?

Wear a Jeter jersey, score some free meatballs at Anthony’s

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It’s Derek Jeter’s last game in the major leagues and Anthony’s ...

Blood drive features motorcycle giveaway and more

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Are you ‘Rock ‘N Roll’ enough to save lives?

Arts Alive event offers free admission to St. Pete venues

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There are many options in the Tampa Bay area this weekend for free family fun.

Free opportunities to enjoy parks, public lands this weekend

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Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales is one of the several gardens that are participating in the annual free admission offer presented by Smithsonian Magazine this weekend.

Get your free brew on National Coffee Day

- Need your caffeine fix today? Here are a few places to get a free cup of joe on National Coffee Day.

‘Safety Saturday’ is $5 day at MOSI

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It’s Safety Saturday and MOSI is protecting your wallet from attack with discounted admission.

Bust a move with free weekly zumba class

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Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will be hosting a free weekly, year-round Zumba class.

Visit Tampa Museum of Art for free on Family Day

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Tampa’s Museum of Art is one of the 70 museums across the state participating in the