Free and Cheap
Janine is a 20-year veteran journalist who puts her sleuthing skills to use unearthing deals and discounts for families in the Tampa Bay area. Raising her own two daughters has taught her that some of the best things in life are “free” but not necessarily “cheap.”
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Celebrate Earth Day with free goodies and more
Posted Apr 16, 2013 by Janine Dorsey
Updated Apr 19, 2013 at 12:14 PM
This year marks the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day. Celebrate with environmental education, earth-friendly freebies and more.
Saturday, April 20:
Xtreme Juice smoothie shop in South Tampa is offering a free wheatgrass shot for everyone. For more information and location info, visit http://www.xtremejuice.com/.
The Carrollwood Whole Foods store is hosting an Earth Day bash which includes activities for kids. For more information, click here.
The USF Botanical Gardens is hosting an Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. with farmers market, kids activities, drum circle and more. For more information, visit http://usfweb2.usf.edu/earthday/#!home
Kids can turn “trash into treasure” at a recycling-themed craft event at Michaels Crafts. The activity costs $2 and starts at 10 a.m. with new sessions beginning every half hour until 11:30 a.m. For more information
Monday, April 22:
Evos “feel good fast food” will be giving away free organic milkshakes. More information
HARTLine will offer free bus rides when you travel in pairs. The offer is good for free fares along normal bus routes but excludes the streetcar service and HARTPlus More information
Catch a free screening of “Bag It,” presented by the Sierra Club at 7 p.m. More information
The Disney Store will be giving away “Cars 2” or ” Brave” reusable tote bags when you bring in five plastic bags for recycling. While supplies last. Visit for a store location near you.