Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Benefits

A Warrior's Wing Ding

An unofficial Chive meet up to benefit My Warrior's Place, a veterans retreat. $15-$20. Bad Monkey, 1717 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 892-7812. 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday.

Happy Hour for Hannah's Homeless

Food, drinks and live music by Jordan Esker and the Hundred Percent. Benefits Hannah's Homeless. $20 advance, $25 day of. Station Number Three Art Gallery, 2701 Fifth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-5298. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday.

Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Includes food, drinks and a tour of Kinship Urban Farm, a farming project. By donation. West Pasco Habitat for Humanity, 4131 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 859-9038. 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Pour for a Paw

Includes music, wine tasting, raffles, assorted cheeses and vendors. Benefits CARES. $15, $25 two. Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. (352) 585-7079. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rays on the Runway

The Tampa Bay Rays wives and girlfriends host the latest fashion trends by Dillards, modeled by Rays players, coaches, execs and "dream children." Includes cocktails, appetizers and meet and greets with players. Benefits the Children's Dream Fund. $125-$250. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-6390. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Trivia Championship

If you think you know everything about movies and TV series, this trivia contest is for you. Benefits operations at Tampa Pitcher Show. Free (one food or drink item minimum purchase required). Take 2 Lounge, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 963-0578. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Family

Big Birds for Beginners

Families with children ages 8 and older can learn the tools to start bird watching. Free. Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. (727) 793-2976. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Carmike Summer Kid Series

This portion of the summer movie series features How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Wednesday. Includes a small popcorn and a small drink. $4. Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. (941) 752-3796. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg.

Cobb Theaters Free Family Films

This week features Penguins of Madagascar (PG) and Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who (G) (Tuesday-Wednesday). Free. Tyrone Luxury 10, 2998 Tyrone Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 209-1950. 10 a.m. today and Tuesday-Wednesday.

Dillydally with Dali

Children can discover the creative world of Dali through educational games, puzzles and arts and crafts activities. Free. Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. 11:45 a.m. Saturday.

Family Fun Days at the Pool

Families can come out for an afternoon of games, music, slides, pool basketball and prizes. $3, $2 youth/seniors. St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-9245. Noon-3 p.m. Sunday.

Giant Swim Lesson

The City of Tampa is trying to set the world record for holding the largest swimming lesson. Free. Spicola Family Pool, 2615 Corrine St., Tampa. (813) 242-5355. Also taking place at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pool, Cyrus Greene Pool, Copeland Pool and Loretta Ingraham Pool. 10 a.m. Friday.

Happy Anniversary Gymboree

In celebration of the 40th anniversary, Gymboree invites children up to age 5 for a day of activities, refreshments, flying parachutes, blasts of bubbles, art and music. Free. Gymboree Play and Music, 3309 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813 839-9626. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner: To Color and Beyond

Library staff read stories about art. Story related, hands-on art activities follow. Ideal for ages 4 to 8. Included with museum admission: $6, $5 seniors, children/students free. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 712-5762. 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Passport Adventures

A two-hour hands on program for children ages 4 to 11 accompanied by chaperones. $3 per child. Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo. (727) 582-2125. 10 a.m. Friday and Wednesday.

Regal Summer Movie Express

This week features Pan and Smurfs 2. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. $1. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777. Also taking place at Largo Mall 8. 10 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday.

Sensory Sensitive Summer Movies

Children with special needs can enjoy a screening of How to Train Your Dragon 2, popcorn and a drink. $4. Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. (941) 752-3796. 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Sensory Sensitive Films

The lights are half up and the sound is half down to make a comfortable atmosphere for autistic children to see Finding Dory. $8, $7.75 children. Sundial St. Pete, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-3201. 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Sundays at the Morean

Art and clay activities for kids ages 5-15. Free. Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-7162. 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays

Middle and high school age kids can enjoy swimming, snacks and games. $3. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016. 7:45-9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Film Series

Dali and Beyond Film Series

In Castle in the Sky, a young man embarks on a journey to find a celestial land after finding a woman floating down from the sky. Free. Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Joel Wynkoop Day

The Florida-based filmmaker who has gained a following in the horror-movie video circuit gets a salute from the Tampa Pitcher Show with a block of short films. $5. Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 963-0578. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Metropolitan Opera: Summer Encores

The series continues with Donizetti's L'Elisir D'Amroe. $13 (price may vary by theater). Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777. Also taking place at Sundial 19 in St. Petersburg, Hyde Park Cinebistro in Tampa, Woodland Square 20 in Oldsmar, Royal Palm 20 in Bradenton, Citrus Stadium 20 in Tampa, Regency 20 in Brandon and Grove 16 in Wesley Chapel. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Classic Movie Series

The series continues with the 60th anniversary of Forbidden Planet. $10, $8 members. Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 274-8982. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60

Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch The Lego Movie (PG) (Friday) and Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) (Saturday) on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Free. Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. (727) 449-1036. 8:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry

A documentary of black participation in the Civil War. Free. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 323-1104. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Health/Fitness

National HIV Testing Day

Anyone age 13 and older is encouraged to get tested and learn about HIV and AIDS. ID preferred. Free. Hillsborough County Health Department, 1105 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 307-8064. 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday.

Hobbies/Collectibles

Coloring Social

Children ages 12 and older and adults can color for relaxation. $10. Silly Dilly Tot Spot, 3217 S MacDill Ave., Tampa. (813) 839-8687. 7-9 p.m. Monday.

Intro to Modern Calligraphy

Class covers the basics. Learn to produce your own lowercase alphabet and develop your own lettering style. $50. The Paper Seahorse, 211 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 251-8096. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Lectures/Readings

Triumph of Taqwa

The night features speakers, talks, prayer and signups for youth programs. Free. Islamic Society of Tampa Bay, 7326 E Sligh Ave., Tampa. (813) 628-0007. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Museums

Art and Sign Language

Certified American Sign Language instructor Carol Downing provides an introduction to ASL as you tour the galleries. Geared for children ages 6 and younger and their parents. $5 per family. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667. 11 a.m. Friday.

Drumming at MFA

Adults and families can explore the cultures represented in the museum collection by experiencing them with a rhythmic beat. $5. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Parties

Bike Night

The party in the beer garden features music by DJ Fuego, food, $2 PBRs, $5 Jameson and rotating taps with local and craft beers. Free. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600. 7 p.m.-midnight Wednesday.

Rock the Yacht

Enjoy a rockin' "Island Fever" party on the open water with live music by Impulse, food and drink specials on board. Must be 21 and over. $30. Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 223-7999. 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Single Professionals

A social networking event for single professionals ages 21 and older. $25 advance, $35 at the door. Splitsville, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (352) 817-2898. 7-10 p.m. Saturday.

Sports

Copa America Centenario

A telecast of the final match of the soccer tournament. $13.40 (price may vary by theater). Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777. Also being held at Sundial 19 in St. Petersburg. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Water Ski Show

Skiers perform a theatrical '70s themed water show. Free. Tower Lake, 130 Burbank Road, Oldsmar. (727) 480-9365. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Other Diversions

Lar, UK Mindreader

The illusionist entertains. $25. Tampa Marriott Westshore, 1001 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. (727) 542-7855. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Tall, Dark and Mental

Greg Raven presents an interactive show combining mindreading, spoon bending, predictions and comedy. $12. Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 963-0578. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tampa Bay Restaurant Week

Try a restaurant or find a new favorite and taste your way across Tampa Bay as eateries offer $30 or $45 multi-course, prix fixe meals. Hours vary by location. $30 or $45. The Refinery, 5137 N Florida Ave., Tampa. (813) 237-2000. 5 p.m. today-Sunday.

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