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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Dorsey, Janine

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Kids eat free at The Melting Pot on Sunday

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Sunday (April 27) is ‘Bring Your Kids to Fondue Day’ - a takeoff of ‘Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day’ - at

Donate at Goodwill in May, get Dinosaur World discount

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Just in time for summer comes a deal of gigantic proportions, courtesy of Goodwill-Suncoast and Dinosaur World.

Kids eat free on “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day'

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Does your company still invite children to observe a real work environment on 'Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day?'

Get a free pretzel on National Pretzel Day

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Pretzelmaker is celebrating National Pretzel Day on Saturday, April 26 with free soft pretzel giveaways to customers.

Free travel mugs at Dunkin’ Donuts grand opening Wednesday

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The new Dunkin’ Donuts is opening in South Tampa on Wednesday, April 23 and celebrating with freebies and discounts.

Celebrate Earth Day with freebies and giveaways

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Earth Day is a holiday that everyone on the planet can agree is worth celebrating. Live it up on the special day by taking advantage of these special offers, freebies and giveaways:

Kids eat free at Outback on Easter Sunday

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Making plans for Easter dinner that don’t involve massive shopping, cooking and clean up? Consider Outback Steakhouse for your holiday meal.

Kids eat free at PDQ on Easter Sunday

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Kids ages 10 and younger can eat free on Easter Sunday, April 20, when they visit a participating PDQ location.

Retailers, restaurants offer birthday deals, freebies

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Having a birthday is the gift that keeps on giving, or getting.

Free McDonald’s breakfast for students, teachers today

- Florida McDonald's restaurants are once again treating kids to a healthy breakfast for FCAT testing.

Sample free hard cider at Ducky’s launch party

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Ducky’s Sports Lounge in Tampa will be hosting a hard cider launch event that is free to t...

Kids skate free with good report cards at United Skates

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Smarty-pants kids will be rewarded with free fun next weekend when they visit United Skates with their report cards.

Chick-fil-A blood drive features generous rewards for donors

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Some Tampa Bay Chick-fil-A locations are hosting a community blood drive next week with generous rewards.

Free document shredding events on local calendar

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It’s spring cleaning and tax filing season and that means paper cleanup.

Tampa Bay tax day freebies, deals ease the pain of filing

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To ease the pain of filing your tax return, some businesses are offering freebies and deals to soften the blow for taxpayers.

Take a free boat ride at Hillsborough County celebration

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The public is invited to the Lake Frances Nature Preserve from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday (April 11) to commemorate more than 25 years of successful preservation of environmentally sensitive lands in Hillsborough County.  ...

Buy a gift card, score a free shake

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Buy a gift for a friend, score a treat for yourself.

Free ‘Fix-A-Leak’ workshop helps Tampa homeowners save money

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Homeowners can save money and valuable water when they sign up to take a free home repair workshop sponsored by the City of Tampa Water Department.

Get fit, have fun at free Healthy Kids Day

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Kids and families looking to get fit and have fun can do both at the free community event “YMCA Healthy Kids Day.”

Score a Ben & Jerry's scoop on free cone day

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If you happen to be in the neighborhood of the University of South Florida, stop by the Ben & Jerry's scoop shop for your free cone on Tuesday.

Free Evos organic shakes on Earth Day

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Evos, the creators of “feel good fast food,” is celebrating Earth Day with free organic milkshakes for everyone.

Free family fun on calendar at Bay area Easter events

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Spring is in the air and the warm weather should put a little hop in your step with these free and cheap Tampa Bay area Easter events.


 

Enjoy 'Frozen,' freebies at Carrollwood Chick-fil-A

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Carrollwood-area families can gather for the last free movie night of the season this weekend at the North Dale Mabry Chick-fil-A.

Sale at Inkwood Books celebrates anniversary of new ownership

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No fooling, Inkwood Books is celebrating their one-year anniversary but you get the presents.

Free fishing derby on Sunday

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is sponsoring a free freshwater fishing derby for families this weekend at

Play at the Glazer, meet Super Why! for free on Tuesday

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It's no joke, from 2 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1 (April Fool's Day!) everyone is treated to free admission at Glazer Children's Museum courtesy of Target.

Donate blood in April, score a Walgreens gift card

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During April, participating Tampa Bay Walgreens locations will be holding blood drives and providing donors with a free $10 gift card as a reward.

Free coffee at McDonald's this week

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You'll have a little extra “spring” in your step for the next two weeks when you take advantage of this free coffee offer.

Donate a book, get a free PDQ meal

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Wednesday, April 2 is National Children's Book Day and PDQ restaurants are celebrating by hosting a book drive to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Save at Legoland when you purchase Kraft products

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Those looking to save on family entertainment need to look no further than the grocery aisle.

Free shot clinic for Hillsborough residents

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The Humane Society of Tampa Bay will be offering 1,000 free vaccinations for Hillsborough County pets in April.

Celebrate Blimpie’s birthday with cheap subs

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Blimpie is turning 50 and to celebrate, Blimpie locations nationwide are selling subs for just 50 cents.

Trade in spinach for a florentine pizza from Marco’s

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Popeye would approve of this free dining deal.

Free water ski shows at Tower Lake

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The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team is on the water performing live shows free for the public.

Free dental services for needy this weekend

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The Florida Dental Association will host two days of free dental care for needy Floridians this weekend.

Melting Pot fans treated to free fondue on national ‘holiday’

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Check your calendars, National Cheese Fondue Day apparently falls on April 11 and that’s cause for celebration.

Formalwear deeply discounted at huge Salvation Army dress sale

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The Salvation Army is hosting a huge formalwear sale event on Saturday, March 29.

Celebrate spring with free Italian ice

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Even though the weather outside isn’t particulary spring-like, the first day of spring calls for something refreshing and Rita’s Italian Ice is giving some away today.

Tour a tall ship on the cheap

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If you’ve always wanted to tour a replica of Ferdinand Magellan’s Noa Victoria, then your ship has come in.

Fish for free first weekend of April

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced the first freshwater license-free fishing weekend coming in April.

Try out wholesale shopping with free 60-day BJ's membership

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Through July 6, BJ’s Wholesale Club is offering a free 60-day trial membership for interested shoppers.

Social media users rewarded with free froyo

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Customers who take a picture of their cup of Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt and toppings while in the store on Monday (March 24) and share it on Facebook,

Free water safety classes offered for kids

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The YMCA of the Suncoast and YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg are teaming up with Safe Kids Coalition to offer free water safety lessons.

Free dinner and a movie for blood donors in March

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Get dinner and a movie when you save a life in March.

Free weekly tango lessons in downtown Tampa

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Get fit, have fun and add a little twinkle to your toes when you learn to tango in downtown Tampa.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with $1 mint shakes

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It’s your lucky day if you find yourself near a PDQ with a dollar in your pocket today.

Picnic in Plant Park features free fun, ice cream and more

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Step back in time amd enjoy the pleasures of days past with a free old fashioned family picnic this weekend.

Celebrate ‘Pi Day’ with cheap pizza pie

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It’s not blueberry or apple crumble, but you can still celebrate “Pi Day” with a cheap slice.

Free Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee today

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On Wednesday, March 19, participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the Tampa Bay area will treat guests to a free 16 oz. cup of Dunkin' Donuts' freshly-brew...

‘Shredfest’ disposes of old documents for free

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The City of Largo is sponsoring a free “Shredfest” paper recycling event on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. until noon, at the Starkey Road Recycling Center, 1551 Starkey Rd.