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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Janine Dorsey

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Free admission deals at Hillsborough Fair this weekend

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The Hillsborough County Fair is in its final weekend and there’s a couple of free admission deals on offer.

10 last-minute Halloween costumes from the headlines

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Struggling to find a last minute idea for a Halloween costume? Do like us and look no further than the daily newspaper.

Donate food, meet the big cats

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Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is hosting ia family-friendly ‘Wild-O-Ween’ festival all Halloween weekend featuring free admission for kids.

Kids in costume admitted free at Dinosaur World

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Get your scare on all Halloween weekend among terrifyingly toothsome, towering beasts.

Free books for Hillsborough trick-or-treaters

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Before your head out to gather sugary treats for your tummy, stop by your local Hillsborough County library for a treat that has no fat or calories for your mind.

Donate food, get free salon services

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Remington College’s Salon is trading cuts for canned goods in November.

More Tampa Bay area free flu shots

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Haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this year?

Freebies and deals abound to celebrate Veteran’s Day

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Veterans Day is the annual holiday to pause and reflect on what our country’s service members have sacrificed so that we remain free.

Scare up a BOO-rito bowl for just $3 at Chipotle

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Make that zombie-ninja-werewolf costume that you labored so hard over go to work for you for a change.

Free coffee at South Tampa Kahwa today

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Kahwa Coffee is celebrating their first anniversary of the Henderson Boulevard location in South Tampa today.

Free shredding in Largo, Land O’ Lakes

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Cooper Financial Services is hosting a free identity theft seminar with no-cost document shredding by Shred360 on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Pumpkin Fest features cornucopia of fall flavors

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The weather is touch and go when it comes to feeling like fall, but The Fresh Market will be all autumn this weekend.

Halloween kids-eat-free deals on offer

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It won’t be hard to scare up a free dinner for your kids on Halloween this year.

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!