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Saturday, Sep 05, 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.

Kids treated to free entree, craft activity at Ikea

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Kids treated to free entree, craft activity at Ikea
School is out for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 7 but Ikea has you covered when it comes to feeding and entertaining the kids for the day.

Buy one, get four free on Saturdays in September at zoo

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Buy one, get four free on Saturdays in September at zoo 
Saturdays in September just got a lot more fun and quite a bit cheaper.

Free Kahwa coffee at Westchase location grand opening

Published:   |   Updated: August 31, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Free Kahwa coffee at Westchase location grand opening To celebrate the opening of their latest location in Westchase, Kahwa Coffee is giving away free cups of their popular brew.

Free skating for military and their families on Labor Day

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Free skating for military and their families on Labor Day
School’s out on Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day but that doesn’t mean kids have to sit around the house bored.

Tampa’s Coast bikes to offer cheaper memberships beginning Sept. 1

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Tampa’s Coast bikes to offer cheaper memberships beginning Sept. 1
Have you seen the people tooling around downtown and South Tampa on those cute blue bikes?

Stock up on cheap books at library sale

Published:   |   Updated: August 28, 2015 at 11:27 AM

Stock up on cheap books at library sale
Book lovers and avid readers can stock up on the cheap at the upcoming Friends of the Safety Harbor Public Library book sale.

Zoo members get free Florida Aquarium, MOSI visits in ‘Swaptember’

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Zoo members get free Florida Aquarium, MOSI visits in ‘Swaptember’ 
Lowry Park Zoo members get treated to free admission at two reciprocal Tampa attractions during “Swaptember.”

Howards treated to free pizza at Hungry Howie’s

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Howards treated to free pizza at Hungry Howie’s
If your name is ‘Howard’ this deal has your name written all over it - literally.

Patel hosts free audition workshop for kids

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Patel hosts free audition workshop for kids
Kids with theatrical aspirations can benefit from a free audition workshop presented by Patel Conservatory next week.

Visit Glazer Children’s Museum for free

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Visit Glazer Children’s Museum for free
Kids and adults are all admitted free on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the Glazer Children’s Museum when they visit from 2 - 7 p.m.