Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 18

Clearwater's Capitol Theatre will be showing a summer series of Broadway shows turned into movies, including Mary Poppins, (July 18). The movies are $5, and it's $9 for unlimited popcodrn and drinks. 
 (AP Photo/Disney Home Entertainment)
Clearwater's Capitol Theatre will be showing a summer series of Broadway shows turned into movies, including Mary Poppins, (July 18). The movies are $5, and it's $9 for unlimited popcodrn and drinks. (AP Photo/Disney Home Entertainment)
Published July 17 2018

Broadway Musical Movies: Mary Poppins: In conjunction with Ruth Eckerd Hall announcing its 2018-2019 Broadway Season, Capitol Theatre presents a series of Tony Award winning musicals that have made their way to movie theaters. Upgrade to $9 and add unlimited fountain drinks and popcorn. 3 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $5. (727) 791-7400.

Mayor’s Lunch Truck It: Food trucks line up in Williams Park the third Wednesday of every month. This month features Fiesta Bowls, King’s Crab, Better than Eve’s BBQ, Maggie on the Move and a dessert truck. 11 a.m., Fourth Street and First Avenue N, St. Petersburg.

Big: The 30th anniversary of the Ton Hanks hit returns to the big screen. Includes behind the scenes insights from Turner Classic movies. Being shown at Studio Movie Grill in Seminole, Studio Movie Grill in Tampa, Woodland Square 20 in Oldsmar, Citrus Park 20 in Tampa, Regency 20 in Brandon and Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $13.38 (may vary by theater). 2 and 7 p.m.

Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival: Arthur Greene: Celebrating its sixth season, the festival continues with a performance of A Vision of Schumann at 3 p.m., USF Concert Hall, 3755 W Holly Drive, Tampa. Free.

Bad Jews: After their grandfather’s funeral, three cousins battle it out over family, faith and legacy, in this comedy. Through Aug. 5. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529; americanstage.org.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Monthly Films: A monthly series of feature length films benefits the larger annual film festival. Eva + Candela is the story of a female movie director and her leading female star share both physical attraction and the desire to take on the movie industry. $15. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (813) 879-4220; tiglff.com.

KIDS AND FAMILY

AMC Summer Movie Camp: A screening of Despicable Me 3 (PG) includes a KidsPack of popcorn and snacks. Taking place at Palm Harbor 10 in Palm Harbor, Regency 20 in Brandon and Centro Ybor 10, 1600 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. 10 a.m., $4. (813) 248-2323; amctheatres.com.

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can spend quality time with their children in an aquatic environment. 9:35 a.m., Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $1.50. (727) 518-3016.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Select Regal Cinema Theaters will show The Lego Ninjago Movie and Ferdinand for $1. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Taking place at Largo Mall 8 in Largo, Citrus Park Stadium 20 in Tampa, and Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. 10 a.m.

Summer Circus Spectacular: The annual summer shows from Sarasota’s Circus Arts Conservatory brings Ringling veterans to the stage to feature acrobatics, juggling, comedy and aerial work. Performances include a hand-balancing act by the Argentinian-Cuban Duo Fusion, an aerial routine by Sailor Circus coach Olga Coronas, and entertainment from ringmaster and magician Gary Roberts. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $16, $12 ages 12 and younger (except June 12-15). (941) 360-7399; ringling.org.

TO WATCH

2018 ESPYs, 8 p.m., ABC: Retired race car driver Danica Patrick is the host for this celebration of standout achievements in sports. This year’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award goes to the brave abuse survivors who came forward to speak about the sins of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

SEASON PREMIERE Suits, 9 p.m., USA: Patrick J. Adams and new royal Meghan Markle may be gone, but the legal series charges into its eighth season. Joining the cast is Katherine Heigl as Samantha Wheeler, an abrasive partner at Pearson Specter Litt.

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