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5 things to do under $5 June 12-18

1 WMNF Book and Record Sale: Rummage through the closets of the community radio station! WMNF holds its annual sale on Saturday with deep discounts on records, CDs, DVDs, stereo equipment, musical instruments and other music-related ephemera. If you want to get a jump on the bargain hunters, pay $5 extra for early admission to get the best pickings. It's $3 to shop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ($8 for early admission at 9 a.m.) at the Howard Johnson Plaza, 111 W Fortune St., Tampa. (813) 238-8001.

2 Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays: Summer vacation is upon us — are the kids bored yet? Teens and tweens 11-17 can hang with friends and enjoy swimming, snacks, games, prizes and dancing in and around the Largo's Highland Recreation pool. The huge pool has water slides, a speed slide and a water volleyball and basketball zone. Admission is $4 on Tuesday nights from 4 to 9 p.m., $5 for nonresidents at 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016.

3 World Cup Viewing Party: Wear your national colors for a viewing party of the FIFA World Cup international soccer tournament Tuesday at the St. Petersburg College campus in Clearwater. The game from 3 to 6 p.m. will be between Brazil and Mexico, so the soccer rivalry will be intense. Culturally themed activities include a performance by the Mexican dance company Mahetzy. Representatives from the Tampa Bay Rowdies will be on site with giveaways. It's free at the Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St. (727) 791-2622.

4 Zombie Beach Party: This Friday the 13th things are getting spooky. Come to the Blueberry Patch in Gulfport dressed in your best zombie and beach attire, and dance to the folk, punk acoustic, metal sounds of the Bath Salt Zombies. The party starts at 7 p.m. Friday at 4923 20th Ave. S, Gulfport. $5. (727) 637-8358.


5 Improv show: The Dear Aunt Gertrude improv troupe brings high jinks to a new stage this summer as the Box Theater's newest team, Alpaca Suitcase, opens with a short-form set. Then two teams present a playfully inventive improvised comedy set and the show culminates with a Dear Aunt Gertrude Improv Jam. It's $5 at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Box Theatre, 1925 Second Ave., Tampa.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

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