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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 3

USF Lecture Series: With Lara Logan: The CBS News foreign correspondent who spoke out about her sexual assault in Egypt will give a free lecture. USF students and a guest get priority seating at 7:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 7:45. Lecture is at 8 p.m. at the University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 974-1001.

America's Got Talent Live Taping: Be part of the prime-time audience for this NBC show, with judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and host Nick Cannon. If free tickets aren't available for today's tapings at noon and 5 p.m., there might be some for Wednesday's shows; check on-camera-audiences.com/shows/Americas_Got_Talent. You must be at least 14 years old to attend. It's at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5798.

Capitol Classic Film Series: Easter Parade: The 1940s musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford is about Astaire's Don Hewes, a dancer who loses his partner and hires dancer Hannah Brown (Garland) to take her place. It's at 3 and 7 p.m. at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. $5. (727) 791-7400.

Kids and family

Free Target Tuesday: This time it's free, instead of the usual $2, to visit the museum starting at 2 p.m. at Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

Playin' In the Park: After you visit the museum for free, check out Fit Kids Playground's program featuring music, demos and healthy snacks. The goal is to introduce children to programs that help them stay active. It starts at 2 p.m., and there's a Kids Music Series from 5-7 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Free. (813) 785-8484.

To watch

SEASON PREMIERE Giuliana & Bill, 8 p.m., Style While these summaries are usually pretty jokey, this season will be about Giuliana being diagnosed with breast cancer. They get a pass for a couple weeks.

More to explore

Easter events are happening all week. Plan ahead with a list of them at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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