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Orangutan Egg Hunt: Watch the Lowry Park Zoo's Bornean orangutan family have some Easter fun with their own special egg hunt. Included with zoo admission, 11 a.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $18.95-$23.95, 2 and younger free. Call (813) 935-8552.

Of Sound Mind and Dead Body: One of the world's foremost magicians dies during his own act, leaving millions up for grabs in this murder mystery dinner theater, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Empress Tea Room and Bistro, 12924 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $60; $45 with ad at purchase. Call (888) 643-2583.

'S Wonderful: Five minimusicals pay tribute to the styles and places that influenced George and Ira Gershwin's songbook, 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Jaeb Theater at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50. Also 2 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 229-7827.

Much Ado About Nothing: Jobsite Theater puts on a rendition of the Shakespeare comedy about a battle of the sexes, 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday in Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. Also 4 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 229-7827.

Al Romas: After honing his act in Virginia in the mid '80s, Romas graduated to opening for big names like Jerry Seinfeld and Dennis Miller and appearing on Comedy Central and VH1, 10:15 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$25. Also 6, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Saturday. Call (813) 960-1197.

30 Saturday

Egg Hunt at the Museum: Enjoy a light breakfast and meet the Easter Bunny before hunting for eggs and finding prizes, 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $12, members free. Call (813) 443-3861.

Renaissance Festival: Say huzzah to the wizards, warriors and commoners at this replica of a 16th century village with entertainment, street theater, jousting, human chess matches, arts and crafts vendors, fire-eaters and more, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Sunday at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $7.95-$15.95 advance, $10.95-$18.95 at the gate, $10 pets, $35 pet season pass. Call toll-free 1-800-601-4848.

Nature programs: Rangers guide children ages 9 to 15, and children at heart, through activities on the topic "Homemade Ice Cream: Make It and Taste It," 10 a.m. and noon today and Sunday at Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E Fletcher Ave., Tampa. $5 per child, adults with children free; adult only, $5. Cash only. Call (813) 987-6204.

Community Egg Hunt: Children of all ages can hunt for more than 80,000 treat-filled eggs hidden in Center Court and along Paseo, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Also includes an egg hunt in an area reserved for children with special needs, 10 a.m. Free. Call (813) 994-2242.

Springfest: Families can enjoy spring-themed fun including an Easter egg hunt, pony rides, hayrides, train ride, a petting zoo, face painting and games. Benefits Horse Power for Kids, noon to 5 p.m. at Horse Power for Kids, 8005 Racetrack Road, Tampa. $10 children, $6 adults. Call (813) 855-8992.

Caribbean Fest: WMNF puts on this concert concentrating on the Caribbean, including acts like Impulse, Jahfari, Jambayala and more, 4 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12 advance, $15 day of. Call (813) 977-6474.

Jerry Seinfeld: The master of standup observational comedy returns to Tampa, 7 and 9:30 p.m. in Carol Morsani Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $49-$79. Call (813) 229-7827.

31 Sunday

Stick Martin Show: An "Easter Bunny Hip-Hop Show" featuring the local group and project: SAVE c.a. hircus, 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10. Call (813) 977-6474.

04 Thursday

Dave Foley: The comedian is best known for his work on the Canadian sketch show Kids in the Hall and the sitcom Newsradio, as well as the lead role in A Bug's Life, 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $16 advance, $18 day of. Call (813) 960-1197.

Showcase | DinoQuest 2

The outdoor display features lifelike and life-size dinosaurs, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $18.95-$23.95, plus additional attraction fee: $4 during park hours, $9.95 for after-hours Dino Nights. 2 and younger free at all times. Call (813) 935-8552.

The outdoor display features lifelike and life-size dinosaurs, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $18.95-$23.95, plus additional attraction fee: $4 during park hours, $9.95 for after-hours Dino Nights. 2 and younger free at all times. Call (813) 935-8552.

Entertainment calendar 03/28/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:43pm]
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