Thursday, December 14, 2017
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5 things to do under $5: Bucs training camp, free show from DJ Elephante, 'Inside Out' by the pool

1Bucs and the Bulls: Football is coming, and this week you can get a look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camps and hear what the University of South Florida head coach has to say about the coming season for the Bulls. The public is invited to a series of free admission Bucs practices with discounted concessions, merchandise tents, appearances by Bucs cheerleaders and Captain Fear and autograph sessions for children. There's also a kid zone with interactive football skills stations and other family-friendly activities at One Buc Place in Tampa from 8:45 to 10:50 a.m. Saturday. Starting Saturday, you can also see them practice at that time every day through Aug. 9 and also Aug. 13, 15 and 24. For college fans, there will be a free Bulls Rally 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Capogna's Dugout, 1653 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Join other Bulls fans to hear head coach Willie Taggart share his outlook for the upcoming season. A question and answer and autograph session with current and former players, Taggart and USF Athletic Director Mark Harlan follows.

2 Elephante: The progressive house DJ performs a free customer appreciation show at the Ritz Ybor on Saturday, with local support by Christian Alexander, Basomatik and Nate Verde. 10 p.m. Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 247-2555. theritzybor.com.

3 Dive-In Movies: This summer family series of movies by the pool at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center wraps up this week with Inside Out, Disney Pixar's animated film about the emotional roller coaster of emotions inside your head. Bring your noodles, floats and chairs to watch on a giant inflatable screen. Gates open at 8 p.m. Friday and the movie starts after sunset. $4. 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-9264.

4Book Maniacs' Mini-Golf: There will be no shushing at the Largo Public Library Saturday when the stacks become an indoor, family-friendly golf course with 18 book-themed holes. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Largo Library and was developed by library's teen volunteers as a fundraiser for programs and materials for the Teen Room. Tickets are $2 per person per round of golf and $6 for a group of four. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, with the last golf tee-time at 3:30 p.m. 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 587-6715.

5 Tunes on the Lagoon: Every Saturday, Tampa Premium Outlets features live music, family entertainment and food trucks. This week offers the pop acoustic folk duo Shane & Emily. 6-9 p.m. Saturday. 2398 Grand Cypress Drive, Lutz. (813) 909-8716.

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