Sunday, February 25, 2018
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On your radar: Help the Dalí celebrate its birthday, or visit an RV show

Dalí Museum One-Year Birthday Celebration: The 1-year-old Dalí Museum invites the public to a birthday cake celebration at noon, plus celebratory activities from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. With a backdrop of acrobatic high jinx, there's storytelling hour for kids at 11:30 a.m., and a scavenger hunt. For adults, there will be cigar rolling and craft beer tasting. All daytime activities are free at the museum, Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767; thedali.org.

An Intimate Collaboration: [email protected]: The Florida Orchestra and [email protected] present the third season of An Intimate Collaboration, a performance connected by a common theme. The theme this month is [email protected] 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10 suggested donation.

Florida RV SuperShow: The trade show featuring more than 1,200 RV units includes seminars, exhibits, supplies and accessories, clowns and live entertainment. Today senior citizens receive $1 off admission. 9 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10, 16 and younger free.

Kids and family

Golden Dragon Acrobats: The Golden Dragons combine acrobatics, traditional dance, vibrant costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theater in their show. 7:30 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. $28, $24 students.

To watch

Series premiere: Are You There, Chelsea?, 8:30 p.m., NBC: Chelsea Handler's new show is kind of about her, and has her in it, but Laura Prepon from That '70s Show is the star.

People's Choice Awards 2012, 9 p.m., CBS: Let's get this one in before the "real" awards shows start, shall we?

Season premiere: Face Off, 10 p.m., SyFy: Another season of people doing things with makeup that are unbelievably good, just so we can suddenly become experts in their trade and say they stink at it.

Clarification

The artifacts that will be on display for "Titanic: The Experience" will become a permanent part of the exhibit. A story Tuesday said they are part of a lot being auctioned in April.

More to explore

Daily farmer's markets are a year-round perk for Floridians. Find one at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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