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5 things to do under $5 May 30-June 5

Schools are getting out for summer break, so we devote this week's 5 under $5 list to family and wallet-friendly fun.

1 Free Golf for Kids: Every day this summer, Ace Golf is offering kids ages 5 to 15 a free small bucket of balls to hit on the golf range at Ace Golf Range in Brandon and Riverview, Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa and Wentworth and Crescent Oaks Golf Clubs in Tarpon Springs. Just stop by and pick up a punch card anytime now through Aug. 31. No purchase is necessary, but an adult must accompany the child. In addition, kids can also play a full round of golf for free any day this summer with a paying adult at Pebble Creek, Wentworth and Crescent Oaks Golf Clubs. Course and range hours vary by facility. (727) 942-4760.

2 Highland Recreation Grand Opening: Largo is showing off its spanking-new facility by opening its doors from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday so you can check out the three-story indoor playground, active "exer-gaming" room, indoor walking track, double gymnasium, fitness room and party rooms. It's free at the Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016.

3 Splash and Dash Biathlon: This children's biathlon at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center will feature a pool swim and fun run in the park, open to ages 5 to 12 with races done in three age groups. Registration is $5 per child and includes an event medal and admission into the pool after the event. It starts at 9 a.m. Sunday at the pool at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. For information, see spbrec.com or call (727) 363-9264.

4 Children's Fishing Derby: Kids 12 and younger can try their hand at fishing. Prizes will be awarded in fun categories and everyone fishing (and their families) gets free food while it lasts. Bait and fishing poles will be provided, or feel free to bring your own. It's free at Freedom Lake Park, 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.

5 School's Out Pool Bash: All ages can enjoy this pool bash at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Admission is $5, and the pool is at 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

5 things to do under $5 May 30-June 5 05/29/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 6:32pm]
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