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Hard bodies

AVP Pro Volleyball The stars of the Beach Volleyball Tour make stop in St. Petersburg in a beach court specially made for this weekend on Spa Beach at the Pier approach in downtown St. Petersburg. The beach party atmosphere includes music, food and interactive activities. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings headlines a field that includes Olympics stars April Ross, Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers and Jake Gibb as well as local standout Raquel Ferreira, a St. Pete resident. Admission is $10-$18 general, $45-$65 VIP (per day); $35 three day general. Spa Beach, 615 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Take the kids

Sea Lion Splash This is the final weekend for Sea Lion Splash featuring a colony of coastal sea lions, daily presentations and an outdoor activity area. There's a huge inflatable slide and you can get your picture with a charming sea lion. Admission to the area is $2, in addition to park admission. $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. (813) 935-8552. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday.

Free show

Blast Friday: There's a free concert by the Edgar Winter Band (Free Ride) at this family-friendly celebration featuring unique vendors, food, family activities, contests and entertainment. It's 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday in the 400 Block of Cleveland Street in Clearwater. (727) 464-7200.

Concert

Morrissey And while the 54-year-old Smith frontman's odd behavior is fodder for the gossip rags these days, it hasn't really stopped folks from flocking to this tour supporting his upcoming LP, World Peace Is None of Your Business. His Mahaffey Theater show on Friday sold out long ago and it's because there isn't anyone else that can use post new wave, undeniably beautiful Brit rock and a theatrical stage presence to connect with disaffected, wrought-with-malaise fans like the Moz does. He plays with Kristeen Young Friday at 8:15 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg.

Bring dollar bills

Magic Fridays Male Encounter — the group that inspired the movie Magic Mike — are bringing a women's-only show to Push as part of Magic Fridays. $10. Push Ultra Lounge, 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 871-7874. 9-11 p.m. Friday.

Film

Summer Classics Movie Series Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is deeply ingrained into modern culture and his 1968 masterpiece remains the gold standard for sci-fi cinema. Even last year's acclaimed outer space adventure Gravity couldn't escape comparisons. Tampa Theatre kicks off 2014's Summer Classics Movie Series on Sunday at 3 p.m. with a screening. Tickets are $10, available online at tampatheatre.org, and at the box office. After the movie, stick around for a presentation on a fascinating Kubrick museum exhibit in Los Angeles, including such iconic 2001: A Space Odyssey props as the Star Child, a model of the Discovery One spaceship and one of those black monoliths mysteriously guiding the evolution of mankind. The movie series continues through Aug. 24. Next up: Gregory Peck's Oscar-winning performance in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird on June 8 at 3 p.m., again with post-show comments tbt's own Steve Persall.

Baseball

Rays watch parties With the Tampa Bay Rays out of town, you can catch the game among fans in the Tasting Room at Green Bench Brewing on Friday, where it turns into a temporary sports bar at 6 p.m. for a family-friendly Rays watch party with music by Die Alps, food from Der Wurstwagon, outdoor games, activities and all the flat screens tuned to the game against the Boston Red Sox. Wear your Rays gear for $1 off beer. First pitch is 7:10 p.m. Free admission, but charge for food/drink at 1133 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-7836. Or on Sunday you can head to the beach where a giant screen will be set up on the sand at Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort. Radio station 620-AM WDAE will broadcast live starting with their pre-game show. The Rays Street Team will also be on hand with giveaways. Get a coupon for unlimited sliding on the giant slide for $15 (normally $37). Food and buckets of beer available for purchase. No coolers. Free. $10 parking. Food and drink additional, 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. (727) 367-6461. 1:35 p.m. Sunday.



Plan your weekend

HARD BODIES

AVP Pro Volleyball The stars of the beach volleyball tour make a stop in St. Petersburg on a beach court specially made for this weekend on Spa Beach at the Pier approach in downtown St. Petersburg. The beach-party atmosphere includes music, food and interactive activities. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings headlines a field that includes Olympics stars April Ross, Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers and Jake Gibb, as well as local standout Raquel Ferreira, a St. Pete resident. Admission is $10-$18 general, $45-$65 VIP (per day); $35 three day general. Spa Beach, 615 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

TAKE THE KIDS

Sea Lion Splash This is the final weekend for Sea Lion Splash featuring a colony of coastal sea lions, daily presentations and an outdoor activity area. There's a huge inflatable slide and you can get your picture with a charming sea lion. Admission to the area is $2, in addition to park admission. $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. (813) 935-8552. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today-Saturday.

Free show

Blast Friday There's a free concert by the Edgar Winter Band (Free Ride) at this family-friendly celebration featuring unique vendors, food, family activities, contests and entertainment. It's 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday in the 400 Block of Cleveland Street in Clearwater. (727) 464-7200.

Concert

Morrissey And while the 54-year-old Smith frontman's odd behavior is fodder for the gossip rags, it hasn't really stopped folks from flocking to this tour supporting his upcoming album World Peace Is None of Your Business. His Mahaffey Theater show on Friday sold out long ago and it's because there isn't anyone else that can use post-new wave, undeniably beautiful Brit rock and a theatrical stage presence to connect with disaffected, wrought-with-malaise fans like the Moz does. He plays with Kristeen Young Friday at 8:15 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg.

Bring dollar bills

Magic Fridays Male Encounter — the group that inspired the movie Magic Mike — are bringing a women's-only show to Push as part of Magic Fridays. $10. Push Ultra Lounge, 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 871-7874. 9 to 11 p.m. Friday.

FILM

Summer Classics Movie Series Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is deeply ingrained into modern culture and his 1968 masterpiece remains the gold standard for sci-fi cinema. Even last year's acclaimed outer-space adventure Gravity couldn't escape comparisons. Tampa Theatre kicks off 2014's Summer Classics Movie Series on Sunday at 3 p.m. with a screening. Tickets are $10, available online at tampatheatre.org, and at the box office. After the movie, stick around for a presentation on a fascinating Kubrick museum exhibit in Los Angeles, including such iconic 2001: A Space Odyssey props as the Star Child, a model of the Discovery One spaceship and one of those black monoliths mysteriously guiding the evolution of mankind. The movie series continues through Aug. 24. Next up: Gregory Peck's Oscar-winning performance in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird on June 8 at 3 p.m., again with post-show comments by tbt*'s own Steve Persall.

baseball

Rays watch parties With the Tampa Bay Rays out of town, you can catch the game among fans in the Tasting Room at Green Bench Brewing on Friday, where it turns into a temporary sports bar at 6 p.m. with music by Die Alps, food from Der Wurstwagon, outdoor games, activities and all the flat screens tuned to the game against the Boston Red Sox. Wear your Rays gear for $1 off beer. First pitch is 7:10 p.m. Free admission, but charge for food/drink at 1133 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-7836. Or on Sunday you can head to the beach where a giant screen will be set up on the sand at Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort. Radio station 620-AM WDAE will broadcast live starting with their pregame show. The Rays Street Team will also be on hand with giveaways. Get a coupon for unlimited sliding on the giant slide for $15 (normally $37). Food and buckets of beer available for purchase. No coolers. Free. $10 parking. Food and drink additional, 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. (727) 367-6461. 1:35 p.m. Sunday.

Plan your weekend May 30-June 1 05/28/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:51pm]
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