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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall.   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Tampa’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade

Monday, January 16 is not only a Federal Holiday but it’s also Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In celebration of the slain civil-rights leader’s life and achievements there will be a parade at noon in Tampa.

01/15/2012

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7 Best Activities For Kids During The Holidays

Are looking for fun activities to do with the kids this weekend and while their off from school? Don’t panic we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 7 suggestions for a fun-filled holidays with the kids.

CBS Tampa–12/23/2011

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Best Holiday Ornaments And Tin Toys At St Pete’s Santa’s Workshop

During the month of December Santa’s Workshop in St. Petersburg is offering kids the chance to get their pictures taken with Santa in front of a 1920′s fireplace.

CBS Tampa–12/12/2011

HIKKADUWA, SRI LANKA - DECEMBER 26:  Sri Lankan tourists watch the sunset along the beach resort.  (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Clearwater Beach Pier 60 Free Family Holiday Movies

Every sunset year round is a holiday celebration at Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60. You can enjoy street performers, artisans and small rides. The festival begins two hours before sunset until two hours after.

CBS Tampa–12/07/2011

Santa Claus posing with his reindeer.  (Photo credit: MARTTI KAINULAINEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Penguins, Santa, Raindeer At Lowry Park’s Wild Wonderland

If you are looking for more holiday bang for your buck then look no further than Wild Wonderland at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. On select nights (December 9-11, 16-23, 26-30 from 6:30 – 10 p.m.) Wild Wonderland is jam-packed with a million sparkling holiday lights, live reindeer, penguins and you can even visit with Santa.

CBS Tampa–12/07/2011

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Holiday Parade, Santa Fest Saturday At Curtis Hixon Park Downtown Tampa

Downtown Tampa Holiday fun kicks off Saturday, December 1st with a parade followed by a full day of Holiday activities including Ice Skating and a visit with Santa.

CBS Tampa–11/28/2011

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Free Thanksgiving Meals at 2 St. Petersburg Churches

If the economy has hit you hard and the traditional Thanksgiving meal is beyond your means. Load up the family and head to either of these two locations for a free Thanksgiving meal.

CBS Tampa–11/23/2011

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Get Roasted Party with 13 Ugly Men at Jackson’s Bristro Benefits YMCA

Want to get toasted and roasted tonight with the beautiful and trendy Tampa crowd? On Thanksgiving Eve 13 Ugly Men is hosting the 16th annual “Get Roasted Party” at Jaskson’s Bistro starting at 8. This […]

CBS Tampa–11/23/2011

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Elderly Florida Couple Dies After Driving Into Pond

HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly, Tampa Bay area couple died after their vehicle went into a pond.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2011

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Outdoor Holiday Ice Skating Rink at Curtis Hixon Park

If you are looking for a family friendly and inexpensive activity this Holiday weekend head to Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park for Outdoor Ice skating.

CBS Tampa–10/21/2011

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