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Category - Sports & Outdoor Recreation
  • mom_with_little_boy_portrait
    January 19, 2013
    Saturday, the Gasparilla Children’s Extravaganza Parade warms up the parade route with around 75,000 people. The daylong affair kicks off with children’s activities along Bayshore Boulevard around 11 a.m. Here are a few quick tips and helpful hints on making your experience at the parade arrrgreat! Unlike next week’s Gasparailla Parade, this parade if for the kids so no alcohol is allowed. Children’s activities kick off around 11 a.m. and the parade kicks off at 3...
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    January 18, 2013
    Hello Tampa Bay! Some breaking news on the TBSC front as the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Adventure Island are proud to announce their partnership to host the inaugural Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon on Saturday, March 9, at 7:00 a.m. Youth driven, the triathlon is divided into two divisions, junior varsity (ages 7-10) and varsity (ages 11-15) and will allow entrants to run, bike, and swim around Busch Gardens' water park! This unique venture is also special because it will kickoff the 2013
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    January 5, 2013
    Park visitors to Alderman's Ford Regional Park can now rent a canoe to explore this scenic park in a different way. Four-hour rentals are offered at $25. A park entry fee will also apply at $2 per vehicle carrying up to eight people, and $1 each additional person. Only cash, check and traveler’s check payments are accepted at this time. Alderman's Ford Regional Park is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. during the winter months. Alderman's Ford Regional Park...
  • roosevelt_rowing_regatta_logo
    January 3, 2013
    Roosevelt Rowing Regatta January 4, 5 & 6, 2013 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Downtown Tampa, Florida An annual outdoor festival in downtown Tampa on the first Friday, Saturday & Sunday in January to watch the oldest intercollegiate sporting event, rowing races, on the Hillsborough River. Download the Roosevelt Rowing Regatta event flyer
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    December 21, 2012
    Boat Parade of Lights, Holiday Spectacular Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 6:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Join us aboard the American Victory Ship for the merriest place to view Channelside’s favorite holiday event. Enjoy music, refreshments, and holiday cheer with your family and friends in Tampa Bay! $12/Adults & $7/Youths 4-12 Available at ticketweb.com, by calling 1-866-468-7630 or in person abord the American Victory Ship. For group discounts, cal 813-228-8766 American Victory Ship Mariners Museum 705
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    December 20, 2012
    Looking for some FREE family fun next Friday night in Tampa Bay? Screen on the Green , the popular, FREE movie series held in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, will be showing the family, favorite Puss in Boots on Friday, December 28 at 7 p.m. Puss in Boots (2011) follows the character Puss on his adventures before his first appearance in Shrek 2 in 2004. Accompanied by his sidekicks, Humpty Dumpty and Kitty Softpaws, Puss is pitted against Jack and Jill, two murderous outlaws in ownership of
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    November 21, 2012
    College football fans once again have a chance to voice their opinion on what teams they want to play in the Outback Bowl. Each year the bowl asks fans to vote for the SEC-Big Ten match-up they'd like to see play in Tampa's New Year’s Day game by participating in the bowl's Online Fan Poll at www.outbackbowl.com . "We like to get input from the fans and see who they are really excited about seeing in the game, provided they are available to us," explains Mike...
  • soccer3
    November 7, 2012
    Will local Tampa Bay soccer players from Soccer For a Cure kick out the old world record for longest soccer game? We hope so, but if they don’t succeed in that goal they have another more important objective… to raise awareness and funds about a form of cancer, Mesothelioma. Be part of history and help make a difference! The event will be held this Friday, November 9, Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 at BAYSL Soccer Complex at JC Handley Park in Brandon, FL. The Soccer...
  • usagtour2012
    October 24, 2012
    http://Www.twitter.com/tbtimesforum Hey guys, Kat here to share with you some exciting Olympic sized fun on what’s happening tomorrow here in Tampa Bay! Tomorrow, Tuesday October 24 th it's time to get "social"! Two Olympic Gold Medalists will be making special appearances and participate in a social media “scavenger hunt” to promote the 2012 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions happening right here in Tampa Bay at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on...
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    October 23, 2012
    Hey Tampa Bay - Hope you are ready for the 2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions coming to the Tampa Bay Times Forum this Sunday, October 28th! This show will feature a very impressive cast of gymnasts including members of the men's and women's 2012 Olympic teams. The Tampa Bay Times Forum, along with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Tampa Bay & Company , will welcome Olympic medalists McKayla Maroney and Jonathan Horton tomorrow, October 24th for a all-day tour of...