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5 things to do under $5 Jan. 28-Feb. 3: Naughty by Nature show, Sims Park reopens, home show

1 Naughty By Nature: The '90s hip-hop heroes embark on their 25th anniversary tour and their show Saturday at Jannus Live is free for 21 and older, thanks to sponsor Bud Light. 8 p.m., 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com.

2 Sims Park Grand Reopening: The landmark wooden playground built more than 20 years ago in Sims Park in New Port Richey was demolished, and the park has been closed for months while the city completed long-anticipated renovations including a new playground. It's now fully accessible to the disabled with a wheelchair swing to boot. The free event is from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday 5547 Main St., New Port Richey.

3 Blast Friday: The family-friendly block party in downtown Clearwater includes a free concert by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Singer-songwriter Southside Johnny, aka, John Lyon, and his band are part of the "Jersey Shore sound," and have played numerous times with fellow Jersey native Bruce Springsteen. The block party is free from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday in the 400 Block of Cleveland Street, Clearwater.

4 Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be character appearances by Daniel Tiger of the PBS show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, an animated program for preschoolers that builds on the pioneering PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Free. 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861. glazermuseum.org.

5 Tampa Bay Home Show: The largest such show on Florida's west coast makes itself at home in Tropicana Field this weekend with home improvement experts and seminars along with more than 500 exhibits with everything related to home improvement, entertainment and landscaping. "Mr. Green Thumb" Stan Defreitas will give a spring gardening talk on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. You can get dog training tips at 3 p.m. Sunday from Sit Means Sit Dog Training instructors, plus seminars and DIY tips offered throughout. Free admission and parking at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

5 things to do under $5 Jan. 28-Feb. 3: Naughty by Nature show, Sims Park reopens, home show 01/27/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:50am]
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