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Saturday, Jul 30, 2016

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.

Moms get in free at Florida Aquarium for Mother’s Day weekend

Treat your mom to a fun day at the aquarium, without sinking your budget, when you visit The Florida Aquarium this weekend.

On Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., all moms are admitted for free when accompanied by someone paying a full-price admission.

Regular daily admission is $24.95 for adults, seniors pay $22.95 and kids ages 3 to 11 are $19.95.

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Give blood, score eats from Taco Bus

Healthy people 16 and older who weigh at least 100 pounds can donate blood at an upcoming Tampa Bay area donation drive and score a little reward for their efforts. On Monday, May 9 from noon to 5 p.m., stop by one of these Taco Bus locations to give blood and get a $10 Taco Bus gift card. Just look for the big red OneBlood bus at the following locations:

♦  301 S. Falkenburg Rd., Tampa

♦  2324 Central Ave., St. Petersburg

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Evos celebrates teachers, nurses with BOGO meals

To celebrate teachers and nurses, Evos is giving away free “feel good food” this week.

Teachers with valid professional I.D. will be treated to a free meal or salad with the purchase of a meal or salad on Tuesday, May 3.

Nurses can get the same deal on Friday, May 6 with valid professional I.D.

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