Summer Times Reader Prizes and Contests
Prizes and special discount offers will be available for all Sizzlin'
including tickets and discount coupons to sporting
events, museums, local attractions, and restaurants.
Information about these specials can be found
in the daily HOT SPOT (look in the classified section) and here on
this Web page. Here are some ways you can win:
HOT SPOT Stuff
Every week, a different sponsor will give props to those of you who
are, "In the know"and participating in our Summer Reader
program. All you have to do is wear your Sizzling Summer
Times Reader pin or cut out and bring the HOT
SPOT ad to our participating sponsors during
their HOT SPOT week.
Our weekly HOT SPOT prizes include a variety of ways to help make
your summer the COOLEST? ever!
During Week One, you can visit a place devoted to teaching
all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity
of human life. The Florida Holocaust Museum is
offering free admission to you and your family.
On Week Three, it's time to get moving and stay cool! Head
on over to your local YMCA and check out all
of the awesome activities they have available
including use of their fitness room and swimming pools (Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties only).
On Week Four discover a place just for you at the Great
Explorations Children's Museum. Explore exhibits like the
mini grocery store, veterinary office, fire
station and more!
?Week Five is time to celebrate! You can play indoors or outdoors
at your choice of free miniature golf or laser
tag at Celebration
Week Six bring your family back to a museum and learn about
the weird and wacky world of a famous eccentric
artist at the Salvador
Dali Museum. You get free admission and your
family gets in for half price!
It's time to chill out on Week Seven and stop into a Circle
K near you and treat yourself to a refreshing Icee!
Ahoy Mateys! Arrrrr ye ready to head to the other side of the bay? Week
Eight has discount admission at the Museum
of Science and Industry (MOSI) and includes
their Shipwreck Pirates and Treasure exhibit.
Week Ten is time for a cool way to sea life at the Florida
Aquarium. You and your happy feet can tap on
over to the penguin promenade, or get wet and wild at the Explore a
Have a ball on your last day of summer vacation! On Week 12, enjoy
a baseball game at Tropicana Field on Sunday, August 19th as
you watch the Tampa
Bay Devil Rays play the Cleveland Indians.
Be sure to check your mail for coupons for a free cheeseburger from
McDonald's (Week Two) and a free 6 inch sub from Subway
Weeks Eleven and Thirteen spotlight our Summer Times Reader
Prize Sponsors who have donated great prizes
for our End of Summer
END OF SUMMER DRAWING
Congratulations! School's out, but you still chose to keep
learning and having fun by participating in
this program and working on the HOT SPOT activities.
Your hard work could pay off big time! Students
who turn in their completed reading logs will be eligible to win even
more fantastic prizes!
How would you like to have free ice cream for an entire year? Thanks
Cow Ice Cream, you
could be our lucky winner!
Do you like roller coaster rides? You could win free passes to Cypress
Gardens Adventure Park or Busch
Do you like to shop? How would you like to have a $50 gift card to
spend any way you want? You could be the winner
of a shopping spree at Westfield
Are you a movie fan? How would you like to have DVDs and books
from your favorite films like Hoot, Charlotte's Web and Because
of Winn Dixie? Walden Media has graciously
donated these awesome prizes.
Are you ready for back to school? What if you can have everything you need all in one place and in a cool backpack? Backpack
Gear Inc. has donated three back to school backpacks stocked with school supplies for the Elementary, Middle and High School levels.
And who couldn't use a brand new computer? Would you like to win
a Dell computer with flat screen monitor and
DVD burner donated by Data
You could be our grand prize winner, but you can't win if you don't
do your homework and mail in your completed
summer reader log. So what are you waiting