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Things to do in Tampa Bay on April 17

Bon Jovi: The minivan mamas will be screeching alongside their kids when the pretty rockers take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. $41-$146.90. (813) 301-2500.

tbt* Ultimate Music Showcase: We're not above plugging our sister publication's own show, especially when it features such great local talents as The Grecian Urns, GreyMarket, Jim Morey Band, King of Spain, The Semis and Sons of Hippies. It starts at 6 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $5-$10. (813) 971-0666.

The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge: This X Games for dogs puts pooches through the paces in swimming, agility, flying disc, diving, hurdling. It's 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Spa Beach (at the Pier approach) in St. Petersburg. Free.

Colbie Caillat: She had us when she bashfully crinkled her nose at the possibility of real love (Bubbly). She performs at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $33-$42. (727) 791-7400.

kids and family

MarineQuest: Kids can handle animals in the touch tank and create "fish prints" and marine origami at this free open house. It's 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-8626.

to watch

SEASON PREMIERE Doctor Who, 9 p.m., BBC America Matt Smith replaces David Tennant as the good doctor, giving all the geeks something to debate.

The Front, 9 p.m., Lifetime Andie MacDowell stars as a D.A. out to clean up the streets. But first, some face cream!

Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Ryan Phillippe, who is starring in the movie version of MacGruber, just may do a sketch or two with Will Forte.

Correction

The Sci Cafe, on how the sun is used to create pottery, will be Tuesday at the Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. The location was incorrect in Thursday's Weekend section.

more to explore

Have you see the latest Universal video on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Harry himself tells you what he thinks, at tampabay.com/thingstodo.

Bon Jovi: The minivan mamas will be screeching alongside their kids when the pretty rockers take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. $41-$146.90. (813) 301-2500.

tbt* Ultimate Music Showcase: We're not above plugging our sister publication's own show, especially when it features such great local talents as the Grecian Urns, GreyMarket, Jim Morey Band, King of Spain, the Semis and Sons of Hippies. It starts at 6 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $5-$10. (813) 971-0666.

The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge: This X Games for dogs puts pooches through the paces in swimming, agility, flying disc, diving, hurdling. It's 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Spa Beach (at the Pier approach) in St. Petersburg. Free.

Colbie Caillat: She had us when she bashfully crinkled her nose at the possibility of real love (Bubbly). She performs at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $33-$42. (727) 791-7400.

Kids & Family

MarineQuest: Kids can handle animals in the touch tank and create "fish prints" and marine origami at this free open house. It's 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-8626.

To watch

SEASON PREMIERE Doctor Who, 9 p.m., BBC America Matt Smith replaces David Tennant as the good doctor, giving all the geeks something to debate.

The Front, 9 p.m., Lifetime Andie MacDowell stars as a D.A. out to clean up the streets. But first, some face cream!

Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Ryan Phillippe, who is starring in the movie version of MacGruber, just may do a sketch or two with Will Forte.

Correction

The Sci Cafe, on how the sun is used to create pottery, will be Tuesday at the Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. The location was incorrect in Thursday's Weekend section.

More to explore

Have you see the latest Universal video on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Harry himself tells you what he thinks, at tampabay.com/ thingstodo.

Things to do in Tampa Bay on April 17 04/16/10 [Last modified: Saturday, April 17, 2010 12:14am]

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