Dog-O-Ween: Dress up your pooch for this dog-friendly Halloween party with a costume contest, food, live music and an extended yappy hour with drink specials. It's at 6 p.m. at Jonny Reno's at the Pier in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 896-7366.
It's a Great Day to Love a Veteran: AT&T hosts this event where families can record video messages to be delivered to veterans on Nov. 12 (Veterans Day observed). It's at 10 a.m. at AT&T, 1000 South Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Free. (813) 879-0163.
BOGOfest: Wednesday is the last day for this offer, good for a free ticket to the Morean Arts Center, Center for Clay, Glass Studio & Hot Shop or the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg when you buy one at full price. (727) 822-7872.
Ellen DeGeneres: The Mark Twain Prize, 8 p.m. (check local listings), PBS: A bunch of funny people gather at the Kennedy Center to pay tribute to a woman who once made her living by telling jokes about shoulder pads in women's jackets.
Private Practice, 10 p.m., ABC: Taye Diggs ends up on a reality show talking about his personal life. Because he'll have to do something after Kate Walsh leaves the show and he's unemployed.