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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 26

Comedy fundraiser: Get a cocktail, raffles and ticket to Last Comic Standing winner John Heffron's show at the Improv in Centro Ybor for $25. The preshow gathering is at 7 p.m., and the likable Detroit comic's show is at 8 p.m. The tickets benefit My Hope Chest, which provides reconstructive surgery for breast cancer survivors. Buy them at or at the door, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa.

Art & the Urban Body: Local artists and designers team up for a fashioned-filled night of art from Tampa artist Gurney C. Passant to Black & Denim presenting its line of men's fashions. There will be music by DJ LM, libations and hors d'oeuvres at 6 p.m. at Urban Body, 715 S Howard Ave. Suite 100, Tampa. Free.

USF Roundup: Comics Bruce Bruce and Finesse Mitchell of Saturday Night Live headline this annual back-to-school party at 7 p.m. at the Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free for USF students, $10 for all others.


Book time at Brooker Creek: Cindy Rink's book Where Does the Wind Blow? shows preschoolers that some experiences connect all of us. The free story time and craft is at 10:30 a.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 453-6800 to reserve a spot.


The Real Housewives of D.C., 9 p.m., Bravo: As if watching overprivileged society crones stroke their own egos isn't enough, now they're all going to Michaele's winery to stomp grapes.

SEASON FINALE, Royal Pains, 10 p.m., USA: Hank's latest, gossipy patient disappears before he can diagnose her. You'd think he'd welcome a break from the nonstop yammering.

Movie update

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60 has changed its free movies for this weekend. Friday will be Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and Saturday will be Jumanji. Outdated information appears in today's Weekend section, which is printed in advance.


Find out how to win tickets to see an acoustic set by John Mayer before his Tampa show Sept. 10, at

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 26 08/25/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 8:33pm]
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