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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Free Sales Tax Holiday 8/3-5/12

piggy bank of savings 

Select back to school items will be tax free this weekend 8/3/12 through 8/5/12. See details via the Florida Department of Revenue:

Legislation was passed (Chapter 2012-32, Section 22, Laws of Florida) to create a 3-day sales tax holiday that will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 3, 2012, and end at midnight Sunday, August 5, 2012. During this period, no Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected on sales of clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $75 or less per item, or on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item. 

To see the full list of Tax Exempt Items direct from the Florida Department of Revenue click HERE

Free Tampa Bay Buccaneers Practice Game 8/4/12

free bucs practice 

Saturday, August, 4, 2012 is a free Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice game and autograph session at Raymond James Stadium. Parking is free, admission is free and there will be $1 sodas and hotdogs available. Gates open at 4 p.m. Player autograph session is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. After the practice game will be a free fireworks display. Bring the whole family for a "Buc"-ing good time!

Free Appetizer at Spaghetti Warehouse

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Get a Free Appetizer at Spaghetti Warehouse by signing up for their e-club.

Not only that, you can also score a FREE entree on your birthday through the club.
Sign up HERE

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Free Admission to Select Musuems 8/4-5/2012

 

Bank of America cardholders can score free admission to the Tampa Museum of Art, The Florida Holocaust Museum and the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts on select days through December!

See more below from the Bank of America Press Release I just received!


BANK OF AMERICA AND MERRILL LYNCH CARDHOLDERS KICK OFF
FAMILY FUN MONTH WITH MUSEUMS ON US®
Cardholders will receive free admission on Saturday, August 4 and
Sunday, August 5

WHAT:                 Bank of America’s Museums on Us offers free access to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders nationwide

WHEN:                 Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5 (and the first full weekend of each month)
Check participating museums’ days and hours of operation

WHERE:               More than 150 institutions nationwide (link to full list here)

WHY:                    Bank of America has strong long-term relationships with an array of institutions nationwide including museums, science centers, botanical gardens and aquariums and created Museums on Us to promote these institutions and provide a free cultural benefit to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders.

DETAILS:              Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented at the time of visit. One free general admission limited to each cardholder at a participating institution, excluding fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Not to be combined with other offers.

Bank of America is helping its cardholders kick off family fun month with Museums on Us, giving bank cardholders free admission to some of the most exciting cultural venues nationwide, including the Children’s Museum of Phoenix in Phoenix, AZ, Chabot Space & Science Center in San Francisco, CA, the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA. As part of Museums on Us, more than 150 leading U.S. cultural institutions, in 91 cities across the country, open their doors to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month. Other upcoming weekends include: September 1-2 and October 6-7.

Museums on Us – a national program – includes some of the country’s favorite cultural institutions like the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA, Seattle Art Museum in Seattle, WA, Miami Children’s Museum in Miami, FL and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY. For more information about Museums on Us, visit: http://museums.bankofamerica.com.
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Bank of America Museums on Us® Participating Museums
(2012 Program)


ALASKA
Anchorage
Anchorage Museum**


ARIZONA
Phoenix
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix Art Museum
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Tucson
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block


CALIFORNIA
Inland Empire/Palm Springs
The Living Desert***
Palm Springs Art Museum
Riverside Art Museum

Los Angeles/Orange County
Autry National Center of the American West
Discovery Science Center**
Hammer Museum
Laguna Art Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Museum of Latin American Art
Skirball Cultural Center

Sacramento
Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts
Crocker Art Museum

San Diego
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA)***
The San Diego Museum of Art

San Francisco/Oakland
Children's Creativity Museum
Chabot Space & Science Center
Contemporary Jewish Museum
de Young Museum
Legion of Honor

Silicon Valley/San Jose
San Jose Museum of Art
The Tech Museum of Innovation


CONNECTICUT
Greenwich
Bruce Museum

Hartford
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

New Britain
New Britain Museum of American Art


DELAWARE
Wilmington
Delaware Art Museum**
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Winterthur


FLORIDA
Jacksonville
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
The Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens
The Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

Miami-Fort Lauderdale
Bass Museum of Art
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum
Miami Art Museum
Miami Children’s Museum
Miami Science Museum
Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Museum of Discovery & Science (This museum is closed to MOU visitors August 4 & 5 for a special event)

Orlando
The Mennello Museum of American Art
Orange County Regional History Center
Orlando Museum of Art

Tampa-St. Petersburg
Florida Holocaust Museum***
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
Tampa Museum of Art

West Palm Beach
South Florida Science Museum


GEORGIA
Atlanta
Atlanta History Center
High Museum of Art

Cartersville
Booth Western Art Museum
Tellus Science Museum

Savannah
Telfair Museums


ILLINOIS
Chicago
Adler Planetarium***
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago History Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Shedd Aquarium


MAINE
Rockland
Farnsworth Art Museum


MARYLAND
Baltimore
The American Visionary Art Museum


MASSACHUSETTS
Boston
American Textile History Museum
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA)***
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Worcester Art Museum
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art


MICHIGAN
Detroit
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History**
Detroit Children’s Museum*
Detroit Historical Museum
Flint Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford
Motown Museum*

Grand Rapids
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Grand Rapids Art Museums


MINNESOTA
Minneapolis
Mill City Museum

St. Paul
Historic Fort Snelling***
James J. Hill House
Minnesota History Center


MISSOURI
Kansas City
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Union Station Science City

Saint Louis
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis


NEVADA
Las Vegas
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Lied Discovery Children’s Museum
Springs Preserve

Reno
Nevada Museum of Art


NEW HAMPSHIRE
Currier Museum of Art


NEW JERSEY
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art*
Liberty Science Center
Montclair Art Museum
Morris Museum
Newark Museum***
Garden State Discovery Museum***
The Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton College
WheatonArts and Cultural Center


NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque
The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History


NEW YORK
New York City
Brooklyn Children's Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Hall of Science
New-York Historical Society
Rubin Museum of Art
Staten Island Children’s Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art

Long Island
Old Westbury Gardens***
Long Island Children’s Museum
Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages***
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum


NORTH CAROLINA
Charlotte
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Levine Museum of the New South
Mint Museum Randolph
Mint Museum Uptown

Durham
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Raleigh
Marbles Kids Museum


OHIO
Cleveland
Great Lakes Science Center***


OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma City
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
City Arts Center*

Tulsa
Gilcrease Museum
Philbrook Museum of Art


OREGON
Portland
Lan Su Chinese Garden***
Pittock Mansion***
Portland Art Museum


PENNSYLVANIA
Allentown
Allentown Art Museum

Philadelphia
African American Museum in Philadelphia
National Constitution Center
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Art

Scranton
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art


RHODE ISLAND
Providence
Providence Children’s Museum
The RISD Museum
Newport Art Museum


SOUTH CAROLINA
Columbia
EdVenture Children’s Museum


TENNESSEE
Memphis
Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
Frist Center for the Visual Arts


TEXAS
Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas Museum of Nature & Science
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Dallas Museum of Art

Houston
Children’s Museum of Houston
Houston Zoo
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


VIRGINIA
Richmond
Children’s Museum of Richmond

Roanoke
Taubman Museum of Art

Williamsburg
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum


WASHINGTON
Seattle
Northwest African American Museum
Seattle Art Museum
Tacoma Art Museum


WASHINGTON, D.C.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Phillips Collection


* Closed Sundays
** Program not available on Sundays
*** Contact the institution’s website for variable hours
† Museum already offers free admission on Saturdays

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