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Summer Fun with the Discovery Pass

By WOW Editor | June 27, 2024

By Jeffrey Huggins, Community Engagement Manager With your library card, a world of adventure is at your fingertips. You can choose from a diverse range of experiences, from summertime at the Glazer Children’s Museum to delving into the rich history of La Florida at the Tampa Bay History Center. Step back in time on a […]

NCG Summer Camp Film Festival

By WOW Editor | May 29, 2024

Join the new NCG Movie Theater in Citrus Park Mall for Summer Camp Film Festival at NCG this Summer – tickets for all Summer Camp Festival movies are only $2! Kids Combos are only $5 with the purchase of a Summer Camp Film Festival ticket. Summer Camp Film Festival at NCG runs June 8-August 1. New […]

Ideas for Indoor Fun

By WOW Editor | May 14, 2024

  In Florida, summer is more commonly known as “Is it November yet?” This month has been particularly brutal with record temperatures that just won’t quit. We have a few ideas across Tampa Bay to have fun while staying cool. Skate the day away What better way to cool off on a hot summer day […]

Cool Off in Florida’s Natural Springs

By WOW Editor | May 14, 2024

Florida is home to an abundance of gorgeous natural springs. Below are six springs, some nearby, others a bit of a drive, and all perfect spots to cool off on a hot summer day.   Lithia Springs Lithia Springs Park is well-known for its natural springs, which flow year-round at a crisp 72 degrees into […]

Summer Reading Programs

By WOW Editor | May 12, 2024

Summer is almost here and maintaining good reading habits in the summer months helps keep kids’ minds sharp. Below are a few programs that will keep kids reading all summer long: Hillsborough County Public Library This year’s “Summer Reading Adventure” invites readers of all ages to log reading hours from June 1 through July 31. […]

Day Passes Offer the Perfect Staycation

By WOW Editor | May 3, 2024

Day passes are a great way to enjoy a mini vacation with all of the amenities while sticking close to home. ResortPass is an online marketplace that offers an easy one-stop-shop for finding day passes to area hotels. Below are just a few of the featured resorts in Tampa Bay that let you live the […]

A Beach for Everyone

By WOW Editor | April 21, 2024

When it comes to spending a day at the beach in our area, you really can’t go wrong, but it does help to have an idea of what to expect before you head out. Below, we break down a few of our favorite beaches and what makes them unique. Fred Howard Park Beach: The family […]

Summer Camps your Kids Will Love

By WOW Editor | February 5, 2024

Looking for a quality summer camp program for your child? Look no further! We are fortunate in Westchase to have so many quality camp programs just a short drive away. From fine arts to wakeboarding and everything in between, there are camps for all interests and age levels. Check out a few of the great […]

Best Spots for a Bike Ride in Tampa Bay

By WOW Editor | October 5, 2023

Our Northwest neighborhoods are home to a number of trails and bike lanes perfect for a bike ride. Chances are, however, that you have ridden many of these routes over and over again. Now that cooler weather is here, why not head out and try a new cycling route? Tampa Bay is chock-full of bike-friendly […]

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