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Things to do March 27 in Tampa Bay

Bill Cosby: Get some laughter therapy with the 72-year-old comedian at 5 and 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $43-$63. (727) 791-7400;

Sensory Overload 5: Ybor City gets even more surreal with this multimedia, multi-arts feast for the senses. Lots of good music and live art installations along Seventh Avenue and in multiple venues starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 at King Corona Cigar, the Roosevelt and New World Brewery.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: It's the last "Huzzah" this weekend for the replica of a 16th century village, with entertainment and vendors. The theme is High Seas Adventures. It runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday on the MOSI grounds, 11315 N 46th St., Tampa. $17.95 adults; $9.95 kids 5-12, $14.95 seniors. (813) 983-0111.

Guiding Light farewell: The soap opera went off the air last year, and some of its stars, including Kim Zimmer (Reva Lewis), Grant Aleksander (Philip Spaulding) and Robert Newman (Josh Lewis), have embarked on a farewell tour that hits the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at 11 a.m. $35. (813) 627-7625.

Chasco Fiesta Boat Parade: The theme this year is Viva Las Vegas. It begins in Miller's Bayou in New Port Richey and travels along the Pithlachascotee River to the main street bridge, starting at 1 p.m.

Kids and family

National Puppy Day: Puppies 12 weeks to 6 months can romp in the Puppy Play Garden, with puppy pools and agility obstacles. If your pup needs to learn some manners, a training class targets nipping, chewing and house training (2 p.m. both days). The event is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sunday at the SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. Free, $10 for training class. (727) 586-3591.

To watch

Kids' Choice Awards 2010, 8 p.m., Nickelodeon: The greatest story line of this broadcast is whether or not Sandra Bullock will show up.

2010 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 11 p.m., USA: Gorgeous George, the Million Dollar Man and Wendi Richter are recognized as great athletes. Or actors. We forget which.

More to explore

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Things to do March 27 in Tampa Bay 03/26/10 [Last modified: Friday, March 26, 2010 9:06pm]
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