Monday, September 24, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 14

Sammy Hagar and the Circle: The Red Rocker will be joined by his ex-Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony, along with Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson. Night Ranger opens. 7 p.m., Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $45-$79. (727) 791-7400.

Clothing Swap: Bring up to five used garments to exchange for vouchers to use on garments brought in by other participants. Vouchers may be purchased for $3 each. Takes place in the courtyard next to the Peninsula Inn. Extra clothing and proceeds benefit CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse). 9 a.m., Peninsula Inn and Spa, 2937 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Free with items to swap, $3 without. (727) 453-9093.

Mega Career Fair: Dozens of companies are recruiting for nearly 550 open positions. Job seekers should dress professionally, bring at least 25 copies of your resume, research the companies you are most interested in and arrange for child care. 10 a.m., Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 12600 Roosevelt Blvd., St. Petersburg. Free. (813) 875-8555.

Aprons Cooking School: Holiday Brunch: Steak and lobster benedict with asparagus and white truffle bernaise among over-the-top recipes for memorable brunch. $55. 6 p.m., Aprons Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. (813) 926-4465.

Restoring Respect: A Community Conversation: A five part series on our current "lack of respect" situation due to appearance, thought, worship and voting differences. This portion covers restoring respect in the media and features Indira Lakshmanan (Poynter Institute), Tim Nickens (Tampa Bay Times) and Adam Goodman (media campaign consultant). 7 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-4173.

Natural History Speaker Series: Climate Change in Florida: Learn about a different topic in nature each month. 7:30 p.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-7326.

University Lecture Series: Ian Harvie: The final portion of the series features comedian Ian Harvie (of the Amazon series Transparent) presenting a performance demonstrating how laughter has no gender identification. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4103 Cedar Circle, Tampa. Free. (813) 974-1001.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE: Future Man, midnight, Hulu: The streaming site’s new comedy series stars Josh Hutcherson as a janitor by day and world-ranked gamer by night, who after beating an unwinnable game is tasked with saving humanity.

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