Saturday, March 30, 2013
The mall is playing host to a carnival, complete with rides, through April 7.
Westchase families looking for a little carnival fun need only pay a visit to Westfield Citrus Park mall over the next few days to get their fill of popcorn, cotton candy and rides – lots of rides. The carnival is in town through April 7 and has set up shop near Sears in the Macy’s parking lot. Ride tickets are $1.25 each or 18 for $20. All-day armbands are $20 per person each day, according to the Westfield Citrus Park Facebook page. Rides on the midway include the Zipper, bumper cars, a tilt-a-whirl and swings. There’s even a Ferris wheel and lots of rides for younger child. The carnival fun is also made complete with lots of food vendors on site serving up funnel cakes, fried Oreos, corn dogs and other festival fare. Want to check out …
Friday, March 29, 2013
The mall is hosting Fit4Mom classes each morning from 9 to 10 a.m., starting March 29.
Between diaper changes, feedings and sleepless nights caring for a fussy baby, exercising is often the last thing on a new mom's mind. However, Fit4Mom, the country's largest fitness program for moms, is making it easy for local women to stay fit while juggling the care of children by offering daily classes at Westfield Citrus Park mall. Starting Friday, March 29, Fit4Mom Tampa Bay is offering Stroller Strides fitness classes each weekday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. The classes allow moms to stay physically and mentally fit while spending quality time with their babies. Moms meet by Dick's Sporting Goods at the mall, 8021 Citrus Park Town Center Blvd., Tampa, and participate in a workout that includes power walking and intervals of strength …
Friday, February 8, 2013
A couple is accused of stealing a chair from inside Westfield Citrus Park mall.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a little help from Westchase area residents to a couple they say stole an $1,800 lounge chair from Westfield Citrus Park. The incident unfolded last night, Jan. 7, after the 8021 Citrus Park Town Center Drive mall had closed down for the evening. The couple, deputies say, remained inside after the doors were locked. Around 9:55 p.m., the two suspects grabbed a chair from the concourse area and carried it through the emergency exit and into the parking lot. The female suspect is described as being between 17 and 20 years of age. She is about 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 6 inches in height and has long dark hair and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a letterman’s …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Keep this schedule handy for those last minute mall runs.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Bring your family pet in for a photo with Santa.
Has Fido been a good boy? Well don’t let him be left out on the holiday fun. From 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. on December 9 furry four-legged family members are welcomed at Westfield Citrus Park mall for "Santa Paws." Visit Santa for a special pet photo night and capture that perfect holiday memory with the entire family. End your visit with a visit to the Paws for Friendship booth for a complimentary doggie treat. Westfield Citrus Park is located at 8021 Citrus Park Dr. For more information call 813-926-4644. Santa is located in the Macy's Court.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Vote for your favorite tree and win money for a deserving charity
There's an alphabet tree. One decorated with big purple and gold bows. And another with little lions. The Festival of Trees hit Westfield Citrus Park this week adding a big dose of holiday cheer to the mall. Local community partners decorated the 12 unique trees to put on display at the mall. In addition to providing nice scenery at the mall, the trees are also raising money for charities. Shoppers are asked to vote for their favorite tree. The charity's tree with the most votes will receive a $1,500 donation. This is the first year the mall has hosted the fundraiser, said Taylor Clifton, Westfield Citrus Park marketing manager. "Shoppers can vote for their favorite tree by filling out a ballot at the mall," she said. "They’re available at…
Friday, October 26, 2012
The mall will have two days of events centered on the holiday.
Looking for some Halloween fun? Westfield Citrus Park is the place to go. The mall has two days of fun planned. On Saturday, Oct. 27 kids can take part in the mall's Halloween costume contest. The festivities continue on Oct. 31 when there will be trick-or-treating for kids 12 and under throughout the mall. "Costume contests, free crafts, balloon twisting, face painting and more," will be available to mall goers, said Taylor Clifton, Westfield Citrus Park marketing manager. For guests who want to show off their costumes, the contest will be as follows: On Oct. 31, everyone is welcomed to join in the mall's Halloween night of trick-or-treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Kids can also decorate a free trick-or-treat bag to tote around their treats. …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
These events are close to home, open to the public and free.
Teddy Bear Clinic - Pitch in at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s Teddy Bear Clinic at the mall. Kids will enjoy taking their favorite stuffed friends through a "check-up" and learn what to expect at their own physicals. Bring your own teddy bear. Stories and a healthy snack included. Thursday, October 18. 4:00p.m. Westfield Citrus Park Mall, 8021 Citrus Park Drive in Tampa. For more information go to http://www.westfield.com/citruspark Project Pink Sip & Shop Happy Hour - Support the fight against Breast Cancer at Westfield Citrus Park and enjoy mini-makeovers, wine tasting, entertainment and gift bags. Thursday, October 18. 5:00p.m. Then at 8:00p.m. head over to the event stage where 12 International Academy of Design & Technology …
Monday, September 17, 2012
A look at some of the events happening right here in the neighborhood this week.
1. Farnell Family F.I.T. Night - Everyone is welcome to the school for basketball, boxing, volleyball, pilates and healthy snacks during this family fitness night. To participate stop by the registration desk and get a Farnell Family FIT Night Membership Card to participate. Subway Sandwiches, Sun Chips and Drinks will be available for sale. 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 18. Farnell Middle School, 13912 Nine Eagles Drive Tampa, Fl. For more information call 813-356-1640. 2. Tai Chi With Bonnie Birdsall - Tai Chi reduces stress and increases alertness, flexibility and stamina. This class accommodates students of varying capabilities. Birdsall modifies each movement to meet the individual needs of each student. Comfortable clothing …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The first ever Dress For Success Power Walk event will take place Saturday at Westfield Citrus Park Mall.
This Saturday morning two great things will combine for a great cause: exercise and shopping. The first annual Power Walk for Dress for Success will take place at Westfield Citrus Park Mall (8021 Citrus Park Town Center) starting at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The 5K (3.1 mile) walk will take place inside the mall. Proceeds will be donated to Dress For Success Tampa Bay. About 75 walkers are expected. Registrations are still being accepted for the walk. "Registrations have been coming in every day," said Amanda Uliano, President of the Board of Directors for Dress for Success Tampa Bay. Walkers should enter the Westfield Citrus Park Main Entrance near BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, said Taylor Clifton, …