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Our picks of the week: April 8- 15

Silver Springs
Hours: Monday- Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Ocala
Contact: 352-236-2121
Fee: $29.99/adult
Specials: Buy One Adult, Get One Adult Free (Until Aug. 31st)
Google Map it: Silver Springs (Ocala)

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Wild Bill’s Airboat Tours
Date and Time: TBD
Location: 12430 E. Gulf to Lake Highway (Iverness)
Contact: 352-726-6060
Description: Airboat tours around Central Florida
Fee: $35/ adult, 45 minute boat ride
Google Map it: 12430 E. Gulf to Lake Highway (Iverness)

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Heritage Village
Dates: Wednesday- Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.- 4p.m.; Closed Monday and Tuesday
Location: 11909 125th Street N. (Largo)
Contact: 727-582-2123
Fee: Free
Google Map it: 11909 125th Street N. (Largo)

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Rays vs. Yankees
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Time: 7:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., and 1:40 p.m
Location: Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg)
Fee: TBD
Google Map it: Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg)

Web site: Tampa Bay Rays

Movies: Released this week:
“Date Night” (Friday)
“Letters to God” (Friday)

Of Montreal
Date: Thursday
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Ritz (Tampa)
Description: Canadian Indie Band
Fee: $17
Google Map it: The Ritz (Tampa)

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Parachute and Gates of Eden
Date: Wednesday, April 14
Time: 7 p.m.

Location: The Orpheum (Ybor)
Fee: TBD
Description: Alternative and Rock
Google Map it: The Orpheum (Ybor)

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Midnight Movie – “The Toxic Avenger Part II”
Date: Saturday, April 10
Time: 11:30 p.m.

Location: Take 2 Lounge- Tampa Pitcher (Tampa)
Fee: $5
Description: Movie and full liquor bar
Google Map it: Take 2 Lounge- Tampa Pitcher (Tampa)

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Spaghetti Warehouse
Date and Time: Sunday- Thursday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.

Location: 1911 N. 13th Street (Tampa)
Contact: 813-248-1720
Fee: TBD
Description: Italian food
Google Map it: 1911 N. 13th Street (Tampa)

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Four Green Fields
Date and Time: Monday- Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.; Thursday- Sunday, 11 a.m.- 2 a.m.

Location: 205 W. Platt Street (Tampa)
Contact: 813-254-4444
Fee: TBD
Description: Irish pub
Google Map it: 205 W. Platt Street (Tampa)

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New World Brewery
Hours: Daily, 3 p.m.- 3 a.m.

Location: 1313 E. Eighth Avenue (Tampa)
Contact: 813-248-4969
Fee: TBD
Description: Beer and live music
Google Map it: 1313 E. Eighth Avenue (Tampa)

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