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Brian Posehn: The Mr. Show and Sarah Silverman Program star's last album title Fart and Wiener Jokes should give an idea of his sensibility, 7:30 and 10 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $20. Call (813) 864-4000.

Hamlet: The Shakespeare play featuring vengeful Hamlet, his mother and his uncle Claudius gets another rendition, with Jack Holloway in the title role, 3 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College Studio Theatre, 2204 N 15th St. $20, $15 students/seniors/military.

Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck's classic story of friendship, loyalty and the American dream is brought to the stage in this adaptation directed by Richard Coppinger. 3 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd. $26; $22 seniors; $10 students. Call (727) 488-4322.

Mother's Day Race: Honor all mothers on this chip-timed 5K race or walk with T-shirts, drinks and snacks, 9 a.m. at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave. $40. Call (813) 206-6458.

Mother's Day Buffet: Show mom you care with bountiful food in this buffet featuring Make-Mom-a-Pancake, omelet, pasta and seafood stations, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pelagia Trattoria, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd. $49 adults, $18 children ages 3-12. Call (813) 313-3235.

Mother's Day at the History Center: The History Center wants to show Mom how special she is by giving her free admission with one paid admission, while children can participate in arts and crafts activities in the Lykes Atrium and mothers get 15 percent off purchases in the museum store. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St. Free admission for mom with one paid admission. Call (813) 228-0097.

Mother's Day Cruises: Mom can have her choice of brunch or dinner aboard the AAA three-diamond rated dining yacht, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive. Call (813) 223-7999.

Mother's Day at Glazer: Dad can take his turn playing with the kids while Mom relaxes in a Mother's Lounge with massage chairs and "mocktinis," 1 to 6 p.m. at Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. Call (813) 443-3861.

Family Favorites Film Series: Youngsters get the chance to see some of their parents' most beloved childhood films on the big screen. This week features the PG-rated adventure The Neverending Story, where a troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book, 2 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. $9, $7 12 and younger. Call (813) 274-8982.

Spring Pops in the Park: Pack a picnic basket and listen to a lively mix of familiar classics and popular favorites under the stars including John Williams' Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Henry Mancini's film theme Moon River, music from Pirates of the Caribbean and more, 7:30 p.m. at River Tower Park, 401 E Bird St. Free.

Tampa Palms Shopping Bazaar: The bazaar offers an assortment of clothing, cell phones and cases, gourmet dips, organic coffees, organic soaps and body products, cooking supplies, pet products, and much more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. Free. Call (813) 972-1991.

Mother's Day Dine: Your family will enjoy delicious food served buffet-style, character meet and greets with the lovable Sesame Street characters, family together time and a special treat for Mom, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave. $22, $15 children. Park admission required. Call toll-free 1-888-800-5447.

Sounds of Swing: Sounds of Swing, the Carrollwood Cultural Center's swing band, will perform, with ticket holders getting a free dance lesson before the event, 2 p.m. at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. $16; $13 members. Call (813) 269-1310.

Take Back the Night: The annual Mother's Day concert features the Souliz Band featuring Sugar and Spice, Patty Sanphy and Friends, the Johnny G. Lyon Band featuring Freight Train Annie and Sugar Harp and benefits numerous area domestic violence shelters, 5 to 9 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $12. (813) 247-5433, ext. 332.

Entertainment listings 05/11/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 6:46am]
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