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Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tracey Henry and Suzannah DiMarzio

Lightning strikes at Dinosaur World



dinoworld.jpgThe Tampa Bay Lightning are going prehistoric. Well, plastic prehistoric anyway, with a special day at Plant City’s Dinosaur World, home of life-size fiberglass beasts and a special admission deal on Saturday if you visit when the team’s promotional crew is there.

Visit Dinosaur World on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and see the Lightning’s NHL Rolling Thunder tour, part of the team’s 20th anniversary preseason tour. Everyone gets special $8 admission during these two hours, then you can stay all day. (Regular admission is $14.95 adults, $11.95 children ages 3-12). The Lightning mascot Thunderbug and the Lightning Girls will be there, and they will have giveaways, interactive games and you can pick up schedules, magnets and other NHL items.

Dinosaur World recently added a new museum, gift shop and playground area to the attraction, as well as some new lifelike dinosaurs that move.

The park is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $11.95 for children ages 3 to 12 and $12.95 for seniors. Parking is free. Pets on leashes are welcome. 5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City; (813) 717-9865;

—Sharon Kennedy Wynne

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 10:54am]


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