Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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5 things to do under $5: Beach Bash, Barbie comes to Westfield, 'Barton Fink'

1 Beach Bash: The water-based recreation park in Hudson sets the scene for this party Sunday to benefit the Sertoma Children's Speech and Hearing Clinic. There will be water sports, music, volleyball, a kids zone, a barbecue, vendors, raffles and door prizes. $5, 11 and younger free at SunWest Park, 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. (727) 817-0905.

2 Barbie comes to Westfield: No longer just plastic, Barbie will be making a personal appearance at Westfield malls this week to teach kids "You Can Be Anything" in a 20-minute performance of songs and dance, followed by mini makeovers, games and photos with Barbie. It's 1-5 p.m. today at Brandon Westfield Town Center Mall and also 1-5 p.m. Friday at Westfield Citrus Park , 8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa.

3 Second Screen Cult Cinema: The monthly series of unconventional cult films at the Vault in downtown Tampa returns on Wednesday with Barton Fink, the 1991 Coen brothers film. Set in 1941, the black comedy stars John Turturro, right, as a playwright hired to write terrible scripts for a film studio in Hollywood. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with a $5 suggested donation. The film begins at 7 p.m. 655 N Franklin St., Tampa.

4 The Speak! Tank: The monthly workshop and poetry slam at Stageworks Theatre aims to help spoken word artists and poets grow in their craft. The workshop begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, followed by the slam at 8 p.m. at Stageworks, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $5 at the door.

5 Late Skate: Squeeze out the last drops of summer fun Friday when Safety Harbor City Park stays open for some extra shred time for skateboarders. Parent pick up required. It's free from 7-10 p.m. 940 Seventh St. S, Safety Harbor. (727) 724-1530.

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