5 Things You Can Do with Your Family This Weekend

This week's selections include a kids expo downtown, bowling for charity, the state fair and dinosaurs!


  • Start Saturday morning off with a perusal of cigar selections, arts and crafts, and plenty of fresh foods at the .
  • Another great option for Saturday is the Tampa Children's Expo at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It features educational seminars, information of child safety, summer programs and more. Meet celebrity Chef Tyler Florence as he discusses the importance of nutrition for kids, the cast of the upcoming animated film "Hop," as well as free safety ID cards and bike helmets for youngsters. 
  • On Saturday afternoon, you can take the family bowling  at Pin Chasers for a great cause — the first annual . The purpose for the event is to raise awareness of and prevent domestic violence. All proceeds will go to the support for 5-year-old Aidric Hunt, the autistic son of the late Seminole Heights nurse, Larsen Hunt who lost her life in a domestic dispute.


  • The 2011 Florida State Fair is underway and there's loads of family-friendly entertainment, animals and rides.
  • What kid doesn't love dinosaurs? Indulge their prehistoric fantasies with a trip to the Lowry Park Zoo's DinoQuest: A Jurassic Journey.


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