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Things to do March 23

m Tampa Bay Lightning: At tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes, tickets start at $17.75, but there's also a $75 "All You Can Eat Seat" in the Brickwall Production Club. Ticket includes all you can eat hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, pretzels, beer, soda and water. The game is at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive in Tampa. Call (813) 301-6600 or visit for tickets.

Simplified: The ear-friendly acoustic rock group plays at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse with the bluegrass the Doerfels. The show is at 910 Skipper Road in Tampa. $10. (813) 977-6474.

Kids & Family

Naturalist Night Out: Bring a flashlight and meet a screech owl to learn about the creatures it preys on. The kids should love the lesson on the circle of life in "Owl Puke." It's 6:30 p.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3, $1.50 kids.

To watch

The Biggest Loser, 8 p.m., NBC: The contestants have to ride stationary bikes, but if one eats a mini cupcake, it will add five minutes to another contestant. See how evil the producers are?

Melrose Place, 9 p.m., CW: Ella has just about had it with Jonah's lavish attention. We thought everyone on this show was an attention whore.

The Millionaire Matchmaker, 10 p.m., Bravo: Patti calls in Dr. Nicki to help out with professional volleyball player Ayinde Alakoye. There was something about slamming balls into the opposing side to score.

Coming up

m National Puppy Day: The cutest day on the calendar (it's officially today!) gives rise to a special Puppy Play Garden at the SPCA this weekend for pups ages 12 weeks to 6 months. There will be toys, puppy pools and agility obstacles and a special training class. Activities run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. Free, but $10 for training class; free if puppy is adopted from SPCA. (727) 586-3591. (Want more cute?


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Things to do March 23 03/22/10 [Last modified: Monday, March 22, 2010 8:06pm]
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