Time: 6-8 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Location: United Skates
Cost: FREE admission with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy; Bring your own skates, or rent them for $3/regular skates or $4/rollerblades
Info: (813)876-5926; United Skates Tampa Website
Give a new, unwrapped toy to United Skates and receive FREE admission between 6-8 p.m. on December 10. All toys will be donated to Salvation Army of Hillsborough County.
United Skates of America
5121 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33603
1. Temple Terrace 2013 Winter Wonderland, Caroling in the Park & Lighted Golf Cart Parade
2. FREE (Or Really Cheap) Family Movies: December 2013
3. Your Guide to 2013 Holiday Events in Tampa Bay
Christmas gift image courtesy of Feelart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Toy Drive flyer image courtesy of United Skates of America, Inc.
Time: All Day
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Location: Participating PDQ restuarants
Cost: FREE Chicken Tenders
Info: Call ahead to your favorite PDQ location to verify they are participating
Brown Shoe Day may not be one of the more popular days to celebrate, but hey … I’m always up for free stuff! So I wanted to let you all know that PDQ is giving away three PDQ Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders with your choice of sauce for FREE to everybody wearing a pair of brown shoes (No purchase necessary).
Even Better! You can claim this offer in the restaurant or the drive-thru.
Locate a PDQ near you.
Pair of leather shoes image courtesy of PANPOTE / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Brown Shoe Day 2013 flyer image courtesy of PDQ
Every year, NORAD tracks Santa with their official NORAD Santa Tracker. You will be able to see where he was last spotted, where he’s heading, and how many gifts have been delivered to good little boys and girls all over the world. Follow his progress by visiting the NORAD Tracks Santa website. On December 1, 2013 the official countdown to Santa’s launch will begin.
Santa image courtesy of NORAD. The NORAD Tracks Santa logo is the official registered trademark of the NORAD Tracks Santa program.
Time: Store hours
Date: Now through Friday, December 13, 2013
Location: Donations will be accepted at all Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair locations
Cost: FREE oil change and tire rotation or $20 in auto repair service in return for your donation of a new, unwrapped toy
Info: Contact your shop location for additional details and to schedule service; Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair Website
Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair, a Pinellas-based auto repair franchise with 16 Tampa Bay area locations, is trading FREE oil changes and tire rotations or $20 in auto repair service to any customer who brings in a new, unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
NOTE: Toys donated must be in the original packaging and unwrapped. To take advantage of this special, call or stop by any Ice Cold Air location.
Find an Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair location near you.
WDTB Car and window decal image © 2013 Nicole Doyle
Time: Before and after the service (Times are available between 8:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2014 & Sunday, December 1, 2013
Location: Bay Chapel
Cost: FREE, but registration is required
Info: (813) 406-0367; Bay Chapel Christmas Photo Registration Page
For the next 2 Sundays, Bay Chapel will be offering FREE family photos at the church. You will receive a card at the time of your portrait with instructions on how to download and print your high-resolution image from Bay Chapel’s Flickr account.
9020 Imperial Oak Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33647
1. FREE Mini-photo Session for IKEA FAMILY Members
2. 2013 Huseman Family Light Spectacular
3. Turkey Time Story and Craft at Gymboree Stores
Christmas Tree image courtesy of phanlop88 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Free Family Christmas Photos flyer image courtesy of Bay Chapel
Thank you to Wes Morris, lead Pastor at Bay Chapel, for letting me know about this event!
Time: 12-3 p.m.
Date: Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24, 2013
Location: IKEA Tampa
Cost: FREE for IKEA Family Members (If you are not already a member, is FREE and easy to become one. Simply visit an IKEA Family kiosk in the store to sign up, or join online.)
Info: IKEA Tampa Website
As their gift to you, IKEA Tampa is offering a FREE mini-photo session with a professional photographer from Frankenstein Fotograffi to all IKEA FAMILY members. Capture your family’s precious moments laughing and playing in one of their festively decorated room sets!
NOTE: You will be required to show proof of IKEA FAMILY membership, so please remember to bring your IKEA FAMILY card with you. Also, arrive early because sessions will close promptly at 3 p.m.
1103 North 22nd Street
Tampa, FL 33605
1. Pep Boys Grand Re-Opening Weekend Event + (2) $25 Pep Boy Gift Card Giveaway (ends 11/15/13)
2. Holiday Gifts GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a “Molly & The Hoola Monsters” DVD & Monster Hoop™ (ends 11/20/13)
3. Holiday Gifts GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win Two Children’s Books By Tampa Author K.D. Brown (ends 12/4/13)
4. Holiday Gifts GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a Caramel Apple from CherryBerry New Tampa (weekly through 12/20/13)
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This school year, Kellogg’s® Frosted Mini-Wheats® is working with Scholastic to place tens of thousands of books in homes, schools, and communities across the country. To participate, simply sign up for Mini™ Missions, then login each month to work on a new Mini™ Mission. Once your Mission is complete, you can earn 2 FREE Scholastic books (while monthly book supplies last) for your family and receive an entry into a sweepstakes where 131 prizes will be awarded to schools and communities.
You will be required to complete the 3-5 required fields for each monthly mission (varies by month) and provide a few sentences about your experience in the required essay area to be eligible to receive that month’s prizing. Click here for the official rules.
Each mission you complete will also gain you an entry into a sweepstakes for the chance to win valuable prizes for your teacher, PTA or local community center.
The November mission is “Conversation Bites.” This month, squeeze in extra family time with a fun conversation around the breakfast table. Click here for details on the current Mini™ Mission.
Mini™ with Books image courtesy of Kellogg NA Co.
Mini™ Missions Mission Complete image courtesy of Kellogg NA Co.
Thank you to WDTB reader Marie H., whose family earns books each month through this program, for letting me know about this program. Here is what Marie says about this program: “We have gotten free books and it’s super easy!”
What’s the Freebie?
KidsSkateFree.com is a group of skating center owners and operators looking to promote skating to all ages. These centers offer FREE skating to children (age requirements vary by center; skate rental is additional). In the Tampa Bay area, Town ‘N Country Skateworld is currently accepting the Kids Skate FREE passes:
— Monday: 12-4 p.m.
— Friday: 8-11 p.m.
— Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Here are the details pertaining to Town ‘N Country Skateworld’s participation in the Kids Skate FREE program: Passes valid for children 12 years old and younger. Skate rentals $$3.00 Reg. $4.00 Speed/Inline extra. Can not be combined with any other offer. Can not be used towards group rates, private parties, special events or birthday parties. Please contact the facility directly for additional details or restrictions. This offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Register for Kids Skate FREE passes toTown ‘N County Skateworld.
Find a Kids Skate FREE participating Center.
Our local participating center:
Town ‘N Country Skateworld
7510 Paula Drive
Tampa, FL 33615
KidsSkateFree.com logo courtesy of Kids Skate Free, LLC
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Date: Every Monday through Monday, December 9, 2013
Location: MOSI Tampa
Cost: FREE admission (NOTE: Please contact MOSI Tampa for details as other restrictions may apply, and separate fees apply for IMAX® films and Sky Trail® experiences.); Parking is FREE for MOSI members or $5/car for non-members
Info: (813) 987-6000; MOSI Tampa Website
the Tampa office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) sponsors PwC Math Mondays at MOSI Tampa. Each week, families can enjoy FREE admission to MOSI, as well as special activities that teach savings and investing, career exploration, and money management through interactive, hands-on Financial Literacy Learning Stations.
4801 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33617
Rubber stamp with word FREE image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net