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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Janine Dorsey

TBO.com

Bonuses with gift cards make for great gifts for grads, dads

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This time of year seems to require a bit of gift-giving.

Teachers shown appreciation at Chipotle with BOGO deal

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is honoring teachers with a celebratory meal to finish up the school year.

Discounts offered to military, teachers and their families at Explorations V

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Explorations V children’s museum offers discounts on admission for local heroes.

Free drink for educators at World of Beer teacher appreciation event

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Teachers can raise a glass and toast the end of another successful school year with the World of Beer teacher appreciation event.

Culver’s offers free scoop of custard with FFA donation

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Culver’s wants to give their customers a “Scoop of Thanks” for all they do for agricultural organizations.

Freebies, deals to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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If everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, then everyone is Mexican on Cinco de Mayo.

Military treated to free admission at Saturday Tampa Yankees games

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Every Saturday this summer, when the Tampa Yankees play a home game, all military receive a free upper level reserved ticket.

Military families treated to discounted Busch Gardens tickets in May

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Through the end of May, Tampa’s Busch Gardens is honoring U.S. military veterans with a generous discount on admission.

Giveaways, deals on menu at Ikea restaurant grand reopening

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Ikea Tampa is celebrating their newly remodeled restaurant with three days of giveaways, discounts and more.

Free Chipotle burrito with purchase of $25 in gift cards

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Short on cash but you need to honor your mom, dad or grad?

Free family fun at ‘El Dia del Nino’ event on Saturday

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Can you say Ole! ?

Kids can visit history center for just $1 on ‘George Washington Day’

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Celebrate the 227th anniversary of the United States’ presidential inauguration at the Tampa Bay History Center for “

Tampa Theatre to host free screening of “Purple Rain”

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The world, and Tampa Bay, suffered a great loss with the passing of pop icon Prince this week.

Free trees for Clearwater residents

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The City of Clearwater is celebrating Arbor Day with a tree giveaway.

Free McDonald’s extra value meal when Lightning win

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Let’s gooooo..., Lightning!

‘Eat for free’ when you shop at Ikea this weekend

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The Ikea ‘eat for free’ deal returns this weekend just in time for Mother’s Day gift-giving or outfitting a college dorm for a newly minted high school graduate.

‘Build your own BOGO’ new way to save at Publix

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There’s a new way to save at Publix supermarkets.

$1 sandwiches at Jimmy John’s on Thursday

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Don’t bother to brown bag it on Thursday, April 21.

Office Depot offers free shredding with coupon this week

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Close the book on this year’s tax season with some free paper shredding at Office Depot.

Free trees at Grow Financial on Earth Day

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Grow Financial wants to “Grow Together” with Tampa Bay.

Free pretzel when you share a “warm thought”

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Your sweet words can be your currency when you trade a compliment for a pretzel on National Pretzel Day.

‘Painting in the Park’ is free family fun

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Kids and adults can get in touch with their artistic side this weekend when they visit the lawn adjacent to the Museum of Fine Arts.

Free seminars, more at Bass Pro Shops weekend event

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Tampa’s Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World location is hosting a weekend event for adventurous types.

Bright House customers treated to free family night at the ball park

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Bright House is showing their appreciation for their customers this weekend.

Free organic shake at Evos on Earth Day

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Celebrate Earth Day with some “feel good fast food” at Evos.

Free curbside junk collection in Thonotosassa for a limited time

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Residents of Thonotosassa may want to dig in and clean out that cluttered garage this weekend.

WaWa grand opening means free coffee today and several more days

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North Tampa residents can celebrate a new business with free coffee when they attend the grand opening of Hillsborough’s latest WaWa location on Thursday, April 14.

Big savings on greeting cards at CVS with coupon

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Stock up on cheap spring greetings when you print a card coupon from CVS.com.

Chipotle offers BOGO deal to youth soccer athletes

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All youth soccer players who wear their team uniform to any Chipotle on Saturday, April 16 will be treated to a buy-one-get-one-free deal.

Free coffee at WaWa on Thursday

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Do you ever need a reason to drink free coffee?

National Park Service hosts fee-free week

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Get out of your comfort zone and into the wild at a national park.

‘Crimefighters’ treated to free weekend MOSI admission

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The Museum of Science and Industry is celebrating crime fighters in all their forms with a special weekend dis...

Free skateboard contest to determine “best shredder”

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Skateboarders interested in showing off their best moves should skate down south to the Apollo Beach Skate Park on Friday, April 15.

Free market bag with purchase at Ybor City Saturday Market celebration

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The Ybor City Saturday Market is celebrating their Sweet 16.

Free, cheap yoga in the park(s)

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There are now two options for free or cheap weekly outdoor yoga in downtown Tampa.

Free tobacco-free beach party for teens on Saturday

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Highlighting all the fun kids can have while remaining tobacco-free, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation, Healthy St. Pete and Central Station are hosting the annual...

Meet Curious George at Saturday’s Curiosity Faire kids festival

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Enjoy a day at the park with Curious George when you attend this weekend’s Children’s Festival Curiosity Fa...

Free admission to history center on MacDill Day

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The Tampa Bay History Center is honoring MacDill Air Force Base’s 75th anniversary.

Sing for your supper at Hard Rock Cafe

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You’ve heard of “will work for food,” how about “sing for your supper?”

Racetrac rewards app treats users to week of drinks

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Racetrac convenience store is saying in April that loyalty has its rewards.

Cheap bakery treats with Starbucks purchase

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Your morning coffee stop this week can earn you a discount on an afternoon treat if you choose Starbucks brew.

Free health screenings Saturday at Sam’s Club

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Get a ‘spring tuneup’ on your health with free screenings offered this weekend at Sam’s Club.

Show your bro some love with free combo meal on ‘Siblings Day’

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Show your sibling some brotherly love when you treat them to lunch on Sunday.

Free prom dresses on select Saturdays for needy girls

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The Belle of the Ball Project is once again offering free prom dresses and accessories to Tampa Bay needy, low-income high school girls on select Saturdays this spring at 1210 Holt Ave., Clearwater.

Discounted MOSI admission this weekend at ‘Summer Splash Fair’

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Families seeking summer camp and activity information can gather their data while having fun this weekend at MOSI.

‘Third Thundays’ are cheap nights of laughs

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Start the week off right with a hearty laugh when you make a trip downtown for some improv comedy on the third Sunday of the month.

Free screening of ‘The Jungle Book’ for special needs kids at SMG

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Children with special needs and their siblings can enjoy a special screening of new release “The Jungle Book,” when they visit Studio ...

Free doughnut from this year’s “crop” at Krispy Kreme “harvest” on Friday

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Fans of hot, fresh doughnuts are in luck when Krispy Kreme’s annual doughnut “harvest” comes in.

No foolin’: free salad for Chick-fil-A fans on Friday

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You should definitely be on high alert for suspicious cans of nuts or flower lapel pins on Friday, but Tampa Bay area Chick-fil-A restaurants won’t be the ones playing a practical joke on you.

Play “Guac Hunter” game to score free Chipotle chips and dip

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Eagle-eye deal hunters will enjoy playing a game of skill, especially when it results in free chips and guacamole from Chipotle.