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Florida parks offer FREE admission for International Literacy Day

Florida parks offer FREE admission for International Literacy Day

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service will celebrate National Literacy Month with special events at state parks statewide. The month will be celebrated in conjunction with International Literacy Day on Sunday, Sept. 8 and National Library Card Signup Month.

Start dates for '13-'14 school year in 10 Tampa Bay area counties

Start dates for '13-'14 school year in 10 Tampa Bay area counties

It seems like just  yesterday we were celebrating school's end and summer's start, but time has flown and the first day of the '13-'14 fall semester is not far off!

Here is a list of start dates for the majority of schools in 10 Tampa Bay area counties:

Reminder!! Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Reminder!! Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Tampa, FL-- It seems early to start thinking of the holidays, but the Suncoast District of the U.S. Postal Service wants to inform its customers of their upcoming toy drive. 

10 News told you all about it earlier this month, but we want to make sure you give yourselves enough time to get out there and pick up a toy to donate.

The collection will take place on December 1, exactly two weeks from today!  The Postal Service will pick up the toys from customers who are able to leave them by their mailboxes, or in bins at the nearest post office.

Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Tampa, FL-- It seems early to start thinking of the holidays, but the Suncoast District of the U.S. Postal Service wants to inform its customers of their upcoming toy drive. 

On December 1, the Postal Service asks those customers who are able to leave unwrapped toys by their mailboxes, or in bins at the nearest post office. 

The toys will support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to "brighten the holiday for less fortunate children."