1. Get a free scoop of Ben and Jerry's ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. April 3.
  2. A basket full of easter eggs is seen at the Spring Festival & Easter Egg Hunt at City on a Hill Church in 2022. Here is a list of events that are happening this year.
  3. Jane Goodall is pictured here in Gombe, Tanzania, where she has spent years documenting the lives of chimpanzees. The renowned conservationist is visiting Tampa this week to speak about her life's work and maintaining hope in a time of ecological decline.
  4. December and Duchess are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  5. Taylor Swift, shown performing during the opener of her Eras tour on March 17 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, will be in Tampa for three sold-out shows April 13, 14 and 15. Fans are advised to plan ahead for parking and traffic.
  6. An artist's rendering of a high wire act in the new Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which returns without animals.
  7. Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. In her first extended interview since news of their divorce, supermodel Gisele Bundchen slammed rumors that she and retired NFL star Tom Brady split over his decision to continue playing as quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  8. You'll find more than books at the Clearwater Main Library. At the library's "Thingamabrary," people can check out board games, tools, telescopes, technical kits, art kits, jumper cables, video games and enjoy Wi-Fi hot spots.
  9. Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry will offer free admission Saturday when it hosts the second annual Tampa Bay Water Days.
  10. Tampa Bay Times reporters Gabrielle Calise and Helen Freund will be your guides in the new One Day in Tampa Bay newsletter.
  11. Chester and Mickey are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"-ever homes.
  12. Zion would do best with lots of room to explore.
  13. Tron Lightcycle Run, the long-awaited ride at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, will open to the public April 4.
  14. Kat Stickler is a 28-year-old Tampa resident and TikTok star who is approaching 10 million followers.
  15. The Suite Sun Deck on Wonder of the Seas is exclusively for passengers staying in the Suite Neighborhood. The private neighborhood includes a plunge pool, bar and the Coastal Kitchen, an exclusive restaurant.
  16. A recent aerial drone photo shows construction in progress on the site of Coachman Park in Clearwater. The amphitheater has been given a name, The Sound, and Kenny Loggins and Billy Currington are among the artists lined up to perform after it opens in June.
  17. Offerings at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival include Five Spice Duck Lettuce Wraps.
  18. People take in the festivities at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City on Thursday.
  19. Rex the dolphin came to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2020 with health challenges. He was determined to have significant hearing loss, making him nonreleasable.
  20. College student Nico Brown plays a round of catch with friends during his last day of spring break at Ben T. Davis Beach in Tampa in 2022. Six of the area’s public school systems, as well as the University of Florida and the University of South Florida, have the same week off this year, so expect big crowds.
  21. Chuck and Kahlua are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  22. Strawberry shortcake is a staple of the Florida Strawberry Festival. It runs through Sunday in Plant City.
  23. Contestants participate in the Deep Fried Strawberry Shortcake on a Stick Relay at the Florida Strawberry Festival on Thursday, in Plant City.
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