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  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of July 14-20

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    Is a mashup of Three Times a Lady and Forget You in store when Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green kick off quite a music week tonight at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre ($31-$131; (813) 740-2446)? It's anyone's guess, but we know there will be two sets, acoustic and electric, Wednesday when the …

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29:  Singer Lionel Richie performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET) 499489381
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 13

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    Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival: A Caribbean music festival with performances by Patrice Roberts, Kevin Lyttle, Kewin Cosmos, Tony Wylie, Leon Coldero and Code 868. 1 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15, ages 10 and younger free. (727) 565-0550.

  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 12

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    America II: Extreme Mud Wars: This wildly popular day of rolling in a mud pit and slinging dirt returns, this time with a beer tent. The slots for competing are sold out, but it's free to watch more than 600 people do an obstacle course, joust pit, belly bumper pit, mud tug-of-war and more. It starts at 10 a.m., …

    SP_356827_LYTT_MUDWARS_9 (July 14, 2012, St. Petersburg, Fla.) After competing in The Eliminator at Extreme Mud Wars Saturday Lisa Chlapowski, 30, and the rest of the Blood, Sweat and Beers Team decided to do mud pit belly flops and play in the mud for a few minutes.  [MELISSA LYTTLE, Times]
  4. Free Slurpees Friday for 7-Eleven day

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    The convenience store chain 7-Eleven is celebrating Friday's date, 7/11, by giving away free 12-ounce Slurpees from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. But this year goes beyond Slurpees, with a texting feature that will give you daily specials through July 19; text "Free" to 711711 to get the specials sent to your phone. The 7-Eleven …

    Kyla Carter(cq) helps her daughter Beth Poling(cq) get her free Slurpee at the 7-Eleven in Land O' Lakes. July 7th is 7-11 Day at 7-Eleven to celebrate they gave out free Slurpees.  According to the 7-Eleven website July 11 (7/11) is the official birthday of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain which started 80 years ago.  (DAVID DEGNER | Times)
  5. Tampa Bay bars, restaurants gear up for World Cup final between Germany, Argentina

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    Fancy fans can take their World Cup Final with a side of prime rib at Rococo Steak at 655 Second Ave. S, St. Pete. Doors open at 1 p.m. and tickets are $55 in advance. That gets you a seat, a premium feast from the buffet, and two drink tickets. Before kickoff, Tampa Bay Rowdies players will be signing …

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  6. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 11

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    Metrocon: The focus is anime, the style of flashy Japanese animation and artwork, but the event covers elements of anime-influenced pop culture, from video games to pop music. It opens at noon, Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $10-$100. (813) 898-1310.

    Luis Santana  |   Times (7/27/2013, Tampa, FL)   An unnamed Storm Trooper braves the Florida heat outside at 13th Annual MetroCon at the Tampa Convention Center. [Luis Santana | Times]