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Monday, Oct 20, 2014

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.

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

Published:   |   Updated: October 13, 2014 at 08:59 AM

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

Published:   |   Updated: October 10, 2014 at 01:11 PM

Donate blood, get a meal and a movie 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

Published:   |   Updated: October 10, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Marinequest is day of Florida fish and animal fun
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

Published:   |   Updated: October 10, 2014 at 09:28 AM

Shop at Macy’s, score free Sesame Street Live tickets
Macy’s at Westfield Citrus Park wants you to “make a new friend.”

Free coffee all week from RaceTrac

Published:   |   Updated: October 9, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Free coffee all week from RaceTrac
Caffeine addicts rejoice! There’s another free coffee deal on the horizon.

Survey participants score free Tampa Theatre tour

Published:   |   Updated: October 9, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Survey participants score free Tampa Theatre tour
Give feedback, get payback.

Family fishing fun features free gear

Published:   |   Updated: October 9, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Family fishing fun features free gear
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

Published:   |   Updated: October 8, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Touch A Truck event features free truck swag
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.

Kids treated to free 'Scary Face' pancake on Halloween

Published:   |   Updated: October 7, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Kids treated to free 'Scary Face' pancake on Halloween It's not a trick, it's definitely a treat: IHOP restaurants are giving away free pancakes.

Free community shredding in Wesley Chapel

Published:   |   Updated: October 7, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Free community shredding in Wesley Chapel October is Crime Prevention Month and to honor the occasion Shred360 is hosting a free shredding event for consumers.