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Things to do in Tampa Bay April 7

Taste of Fourth Street: Some of the most popular restaurants in St. Petersburg's main drag are bringing samples to taste at this midweek party under a huge tent as a fundraiser for the Children's Dream Fund. A $7 wrist band gets you tastes from Ciccios, Evo's and Tour de Pizza, among others. A silent auction (and goodie bags for the first 50 attendees) is from 6 to 10 p.m. in the parking lot at 2720 Fourth St. N.

Robert Wierzel: Arts fans get a treat today when this internationally known lighting designer (and 1980 USF graduate) gives a free talk at noon at Theatre 1 at University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave. He talks about his 20-year history in designing for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

Kids and family

New park: It's finally spring weather. Check out the new Eagle Lake Park, 1800 Keene Road, Largo, open from dawn to dusk. It's a huge piece of property with a playground, picnic shelters, dog park, recreation trail and 2,000 feet of wetland boardwalks.

To watch

The New Adventures of Old Christine, 8 p.m., CBS: Christine and Ritchie plan a trip to Florida "with disastrous results." Don't most trips to Florida end up that way?

SEASON FINALE, Shear Genius, 10 p.m., Bravo We hate to sound like know-it-alls, but they do know they misspelled "sheer," right?

SEASON PREMIERE, Top Chef Masters, 11 p.m., Bravo: Wylie Dufresne and New York chef David Burke are among the contestants. Sidebar: Since these are "masters," should we assume that the food on this show tastes better than the food on Top Chef? Discuss.


• The free give-away for the Rays game on Friday is a replica jersey T-shirt (not a jersey). An item on 2B Tuesday was incorrect.

• A concert by Basia and Bernie Williams is scheduled for May 30 at Ruth Eckerd Hall. An item on Tuesday's 2B listed an incorrect date.

• Let's try this again, since this crucial piece of info got left off Tuesday: The correct link for the super fun, never boring Tampa Bay getaways is

Things to do in Tampa Bay April 7 04/06/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 11:09am]
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