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Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Free and Cheap

A deals blog by Janine Dorsey

Janine Dorsey loves to save money: it doesn’t matter if it’s hers or someone else’s. She rounds up all the best deals and freebies to be found in the Tampa Bay area -  in shopping, dining, entertainment and more – to help you save, too.

Take a free 5k walk in the park

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Take a free 5k walk in the park
Got a new year’s fitness goal?

Visit national parks for free on MLK Day

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Visit national parks for free on MLK Day
To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., all U.S. national parks will offer free admission on Monday, Jan. 19.

See free film at Tampa Theatre

Published:   |   Updated: January 15, 2015 at 11:29 AM

See free film at Tampa Theatre 
Watch a free screening of a 2014 documentary about America’s child welfare system when you visit Tampa Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 28.

Pay-what-you-want at Leepa-Rattner museum on Sundays

Published:   |   Updated: January 14, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Pay-what-you-want at Leepa-Rattner museum on Sundays
Admission is by donation only when you visit on Sundays at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Tarpon Springs.

You’ll be lovin’ it when you follow McDonald’s fry truck giving out freebies

Published:   |   Updated: January 14, 2015 at 10:38 AM

You’ll be lovin’ it when you follow McDonald’s fry truck giving out freebies
Are you a fan of McDonald’s fries? Follow the Fry Truck when it comes to town and you can score free fries and McCafe coffee.

Celebrate Soup Day with deal from Pollo Tropical

Published:   |   Updated: January 14, 2015 at 08:16 AM

Celebrate Soup Day with deal from Pollo Tropical Even though it’s mild temperatures outside, it’s still winter in Tampa Bay and the perfect day for soup.

Donate to Goodwill, get state fair ticket discount

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Donate to Goodwill, get state fair ticket discount 
Reward yourself with a trip to the Florida State Fair when you clean out your closets this month.

Serve the community at MLK Day blood drive, score a Publix gift card

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Serve the community at MLK Day blood drive, score a Publix gift card
Healthy blood donors age 16 and up can get rewarded when they help the community at an upcoming blood drive on Dr. Martin Luth King Jr. Day.

Free Winterberry tea from Teavana

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Free Winterberry tea from Teavana
January is National Hot Tea Month and Teavana is offering customers a deal to celebrate.

‘Pound the Park’ at free weekly fitness class

Published:   |   Updated: January 12, 2015 at 12:10 PM

‘Pound the Park’ at free weekly fitness class The Tampa Downtown Partnership has added another new outdoor fitness class to their calendar.