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5 things to do under $5 July 4-10

1 Glazer Children's Museum: The interactive museum is offering reduced admission of $4 today (It's normally $15 for adults, $9.50 for kids). In addition to the 170 activities and themed play areas, there will be a patriotic celebration. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa.

2 Photo Scavenger Hunt: Take the family on a scavenger hunt in the Weedon Island Preserve using a digital camera. Pick up a list of clues and head out into the preserve. Complete the list and share photos with one of the volunteers to collect a cool prize. It's free, but registration is required at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 453-6500. It runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

4Curtis Hixon Park: The beach volleyball courts set up last month for the Margarita Festival in Curtis Hixon Park are still around. The 30-by-60-foot sand volleyball court will remain in the park through July 31, so you can make a day of it — it's free on a first-come, first-serve basis for court time. If you go today, there's a special edition of Rock the Park from 4 to 8 p.m. with performances by The Sh-booms, Booker & Norton and Vinny Virgo. Free.

3Biker Bash: Motorcycle lovers take over the fifth floor of the Winner's Way parking garage at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for a celebration with a 10 class bike contest. There will be $3 Coors specials, a poker walk and live entertainment. It's free at the casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625. Noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

5Gulfport Art Walk: Meet independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers and purchase their work along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Live musicians including the New Horizons Band and the Double M Band appear at venues throughout the waterfront district. Visitors can also view the stars through St. Pete Astronomy Club giant telescopes that will be set up. It starts at 6 p.m. Friday along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

5 things to do under $5 July 4-10 07/03/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 6:30pm]
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