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5 things to do under $5 Aug. 29-Sept. 4

1 Stargazing in the Park: Take advantage of the lack of "light pollution" in J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park. Astronomers in west Pasco County will set up telescopes from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey. Free.

2 Target Tuesday: The Glazer Children's Museum and Target offer a break at the hands-on museum with free admission to everyone from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, perfect for an after-school or post-nap diversion, at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

3 MOSI After Dark: Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry hosts a cheap date night with $5 discounted admission to the exhibits and a food truck rally outside including Renny's Oki Doki, Maggie on the Move, Rollin' Zoinks and Monsta Lobsta. From 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, there will be DJ music, games and access to the Sky Trail Ropes Course. Note that admission to the Sea Monsters Revealed exhibition and Sky Trail Ropes Course is regular price. Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6000.

4 Sponge Docks Art & Craft Festival: This three-day event features fine arts and crafts, food and music with more than 90 artists and crafters displaying jewelry, ceramics, plants, photograph, paintings and even homemade soap. It runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Free.

5 Neon Xtreme: Calling itself "the world's largest glow-in-the-dark party," this night of neon hits the Ybor City nightclub Amphitheatre with music by DOCO, DJ Noodles, Barry Carew, DJ Flaco, Dempsy and more. It's free if you get there before 11 p.m. Sunday, but $19.05-$29.55 after. The Amphitheatre is at 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. Doors open at 10 p.m.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

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