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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 7

Funk Fest St. Petersburg: The annual outdoor festival celebrates old school funk, R&B, rap and soul. The lineup includes funk icon Morris Day and the Time, '80s crooner El Debarge, Charlie Wilson and Slick Rick, starting at 3 p.m. at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. $45.

Pet Pride: They're calling this the "Gayest Day of the Year" for our four-legged friends, with live entertainment, pet-friendly vendors, auctions, prizes, a Big Gay Pet Parade, and the crowning of Pet Pride king and queen. It's at 4 p.m. along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Free. (727) 215-9573.

South Pacific: This Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is about two couples on a tropical island during World War II. Shows are at 2 and 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $50-$70. (727) 791-7400.

Beauty and the Beach: Indian Rocks Beach shows off its artistic side at this festival featuring 70 crafters, artist demonstrations, a bake sale, chalk walk and music by Tailspin at 9 a.m. at Kolb Park, 16th Avenue and Bay Palm Boulevard, Indian Rocks Beach. Free.

Build by the Bay: Build robots in an interactive Lego play area, and meet local hobby builders and experts who will conduct robotic demonstrations. It's at noon at Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa. Included with museum admission: $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free.

Kids and family

Bunny Extravaganza and Egg Drop: The Easter Bunny takes to the sky in a helicopter to drop 25,000 prize-filled eggs — but not over the kids! — and then the hunt begins. There's also a festival with bounce houses and a human foosball game. It starts at 10 a.m. — hunts are at 10:45 a.m., 11:45 and 12:45 p.m. — at Cypress Point Community Church, 15820 Morris Bridge Road, Tampa. Free. (813) 986-9100. Find more egg hunts and Easter activities at, look under Quick Links.

to watch

Saturday Night Live, 11:39 p.m., NBC Finally, they let Sofia Vergara host. Every skit should be about difficult-to-understand accents and tight clothes.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 7 04/06/12 [Last modified: Friday, April 6, 2012 10:59pm]
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