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Grumpy Cat, the Internet celebrity with the perpetual scowl, got an endorsement deal from PetSmart and Friskies.Nestle Purina PetCare

Things to Do Planner: Meet Grumpy Cat, the Bucs and Willow Shields

INTERNET FAMOUS: MEET GRUMPY CAT Grumpy Cat, the Internet celebrity with the perpetual scowl, got an endorsement deal from PetSmart and Friskies and like all celebrities, she only hangs out with other famous people. So Grumpy Cat is coming to Tampa Theatre on Tuesday and bringing along DJ Kitty from the Tampa Bay R …


  1. Fundraising effort aims to save free floating sandbar concerts


    For eight years now, hundreds and sometimes thousands of people have turned out for the free floating sandbar concerts held every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend in Riviera Bay near the Tanglewood area of St. Petersburg.

  2. Willow Shields of 'the Hunger Games' brings star power to the Shops at Wiregrass


    As she climbed down a huge set of stairs on the set of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, carrying a cat, completely drenched, Willow Shields had an epiphany.

    Willow Shields as Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31


    Tampa Bay Comic Con: Celebrity appearances, discussion panels, comedy shows and numerous comic book artists and writers will be on hand. Celebrity appearances include Carrie Fisher from Star Wars, Lea Thompson from Back to the Future and Linda Hamilton from Terminator. 12 p.m., Tampa …

    Luis Santana  |   Times (8/24/2013, Tampa, FL)  Customers shop for comics, artwork, memorabilia, and apparel at the Tampa Bay Comic Con held at the Tampa Convention Center.  [Luis Santana | Times]
  4. Canoe Battleship, a poetry reading and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast


    On stage

    You're a poet and you know it: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., will host Poetry Night from 6:30-8 p.m. today. Recite poetry and watch a skit performance by the Old Time Radio Players. To RSVP, call (727) 848-6500 or send email to nprgallery1@gmail.com.

  5. Ease into the school year with these happenings



    USO School Supply Drive

    The USO Central Florida is hosting its second annual Back to School Drive. Supplies collected will send more than 700 military children back to school ready with supplies. They are looking for the following: spiral notebooks, black and blue pens, composition …

    Willow Shields, who plays Primrose Everdeen in the Hunger Games films, will be at Saturday’s event in Wesley Chapel.
  6. A fan dressed as Star War's Darth Vader poses for a photo on the first day of the 2015 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Tampa Bay Comic Con 2015 runs from July 31-Aug. 2.