5 Free Things To Do This Week (04.09-15.18)

From Farming To Mental Health Tampa Has It All


Free Seminar on Our 3 Brains and Mental Health
Monday, April 9 from 7-8:30p.m. Well-known author and lecturer, Karen Jensen, ND will be teaching us how not one, but THREE brains influence mental health! Exciting new research reveals we actually have three brains –your HEAD brain, your HEART brain, and your GUT brain all of which influence each other in profound ways.
Abby’s Health and Nutrition, 14374 N Dale Mabry Hwy

Free Run Club

Wednesday, April 11 at 7p.m. The Westchase Run Club meets weekly on Wednesdays. There is a complimentary buffet and drink specials for runners, plus members get a free Irish31 Running Club Dry Fit T-shirt after their 5th run! All ages and experience levels are welcome, and Orangetheory Fitness Westchase trainers are frequently on-site to help guide the run and answer fitness-related questions for runners.
Irish 31 Westchase 10102 Montague St.

Dick Rumore & the Jazz Cellar Orchestra – Friday Concerts
Friday, April 13 from 7-9p.m. The return of spring means the return of Tampa’s longest running and most beloved concert series. Friday Concerts in the Park has music to satisfy all tastes – from country to jazz to swing to blues to classic rock.
Water Works Park Tampa, 1710 N Highland Ave.

Free 8 On Your Side Shred-A-Thon
Saturday, April 14 from 8a.m.-12p.m. You can bring up to 8 boxes of personal documents including paper and even electronic devices – electronic disposal is new this year courtesy of Stream Recycling! You’ll also be able to visit the partner fan area to have your photo taken with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders and Captain Fear. You’ll even get to meet some of the shining WFLA News Channel 8 personalities. News Channel 8 anchors and reporters, in addition to the hosts of Daytime, will be on-hand to meet and greet viewers and take pictures with you to share on your social media pages.
Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy

Free Farm Tour and Tea with the Farmers

Sunday, April 15 from 2-3p.m. Come meet the farmers with a spot of tea before for an informative tour of Sweetwater Farm. This walking tour will include information on what’s in season, how the small-scale farm operates, and organic agriculture.
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 West Comanche Ave.

Images courtesy of Westchase Run Club and Sweetwater Organic Community Farm. Main image by @tampa_natives

Written by Aislinn Fallon

Aislinn Fallon is a five-time internationally published writer whose writing has been read on every populated continent on the globe. She is also the author of the poetry book Pretty Little Things & Witty Little Words which is represented by the world's largest global book distributor.