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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 13

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Sip N Sizzle Cocktail Competition Kick off Dine Tampa Bay Restaurant Week at this event, with local mixologists creating their best concoctions, a cash bar and culinary treats from participating restaurants. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Birchwood, 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 896-1080.

Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays Teens and tweens ages 11-17 can swim and enjoy snacks, games, prizes and dancing in and around the pool. It starts at 7 p.m. at Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $4-$5. (727) 518-3016.

Jonny Reno's Yappy Hour Bring your pooch for a dog-friendly happy hour featuring drink specials and a special Canine Cafe menu. It's at 6 p.m. at the Kitchen, 226 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0540.

Muvico Free Summer Film Fest This week's movie in Muvico's summer series is the 2009 animated flick Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. It's at 10 a.m. at Palm Harbor 10, Starlight 20 in Tampa, Centro Ybor 20 in Tampa and Baywalk 20 in St. Petersburg. Free.

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Flavor Run This messy 5K will bomb runners in multicolored powders that smell like banana, orange, strawberry, grape and more. $48, $25. 1-mile family run at 8:30 Saturday;

Florida's Largest Home Show The Tampa Convention Center will tie up your weekend as you shop ways to organize, repair and remodel at more than 900 exhibits. It's free Friday and $8 with 12 and younger free Saturday and Sunday, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa.

Icona Pop The Swedish electro-house duo behind that viral dance club hit Love It (fueled by HBO's Girls) will be at the Ritz Ybor Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $19.50-$22. (813) 247-2555.

Josh Blue The Last Comic Standing winner made an impression, and not just because the Denver comic has cerebral palsy. He uses self-deprecating wit to tease the crowd's discomfort this weekend at Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa. $16-$20. (813) 960-1197.

— Katie Manfred

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 13 08/12/13 [Last modified: Monday, August 12, 2013 9:05pm]
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