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5 things to do under $5: June 30- July 8

The Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa.

Times file (2014)

The Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa.

1Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from 2-7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861. glazermuseum.org.

2Jaws on Clearwater Beach: It's Shark Week, so catch a showing of the ultimate shark movie, Jaws, for Clearwater Beach's Sunset Cinema at Pier 60 Saturday. Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch the movie on a jumbo screen. No alcohol. The show starts around dusk. Free. 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. (727) 449-1036. sunsetsatpier60.com.

3First Friday at the Plant Museum: Explore the Victorian railroad resort museum while enjoying live music on the veranda, activities and a tasting table. Free from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 254-1891. plantmuseum.com.

4Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can socialize with other adults while children 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. 9:35-10:35 a.m. Friday, Monday and Wednesday. $1.50. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016. largo.com.

5Little People Live!: Families can join Little People characters Eddie and Sofie for a 20-minute interactive adventure filled with singing, dancing and learning. Free from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at Westfield Countryside in Clearwater, 1-5 p.m. July 7 at Westfield Brandon and 1-5 p.m. July 8 at Westfield Citrus Park. westfield.com.

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