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Tuesday, Feb 09, 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.

Free froyo this week at several locations

Published:   |   Updated: February 3, 2016 at 12:08 PM

Free froyo this week at several locations
Several of Tampa Bay area frozen yogurt shops are offering free froyo over the next week in celebration of the treat.

College students treated to BOGO admission, rides on opening day of fair

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College students treated to BOGO admission, rides on opening day of fair
College students looking for a cheap night on the midway can score a buy-one-get-one free deal on Thursday.

Free Orangetheory fitness classes, salad samplings this weekend

Published:   |   Updated: February 2, 2016 at 09:58 AM

Free Orangetheory fitness classes, salad samplings this weekend 
Two Orangetheory Fitness studios are hosting free classes and organicgirl greens sampling this weekend.

Free shake on Friday for those wearing red

Published:   |   Updated: February 1, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Free shake on Friday for those wearing red
Call attention to the health epidemic of heart disease in women and do something good for yourself at the same time on ‘National Wear Red Day.’

Renaissance Fest fans can score free ticket with blood donation

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Renaissance Fest fans can score free ticket with blood donation
Those with a taste for jousting and other entertainment of the Middle Ages can score a ticket to the 2016 Bay Area Renaissance Fest without spending a single shilling.

Three free bagels at Bruegger’s on Thursday

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Three free bagels at Bruegger’s on Thursday
Bruegger’s Bagels is celebrating 33 years in business and gifting customers for the milestone.

Heroes get in free on opening day at Florida State Fair

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Heroes get in free on opening day at Florida State Fair
It’s that time of year again: The 112th Florida State Fair is scheduled for Feb. 4 through Feb. 15.

‘Daniel Tiger’ to appear at Glazer free admission event

Published:   |   Updated: January 29, 2016 at 08:31 AM

‘Daniel Tiger’ to appear at Glazer free admission event
Kids and adults are all admitted free on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at the Glazer Children’s Museum when they visit from 2 - 7 p.m.

Family event at local store to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children

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Family event at local store to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children
This weekend, Learning Express Toys is hosting a two-day family fun event to raise money for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Free tax prep assistance from AARP

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Free tax prep assistance from AARP
The American Association of Retired Persons is hosting free tax preparation assistance through tax season at the Safety Harbor Public Library’s meeting room.