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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 4

Photos with the Rays: If you've got a ticket to see the Rays play today, you can get into the ballpark early for on-field photos with Rays players and coaches. No autographs will be signed. Game ticket required; find prices at rays.mlb.com. Gates open at 11:20 a.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. (888) 326-7297.

Shark Week Kick-off: Start Shark Week with games, shark dissections, lectures and a study of the inner workings of a shark in the museum's Sea Monsters Revealed exhibit. Museum opens at 10 a.m. at MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Admission: $21.95 adults (13-59), $17.95 child (2-12), $19.95 seniors (60+); Sea Monsters Revealed requires an additional ticket. (813) 987-6000.

Jaws: We're sensing a theme here. See the classic featuring the infamous great white shark and that ominous theme music. Movie starts at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $9; $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

The Lonesome West: See the final performance of this dramedy about two brothers living in their father's house after his recent death. Show starts at 4 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Sunday Comedy Series: Hawk and Wayne's It's A Living!: Inspired by an audience member's suggestion of their place of employment, Hawk and Wayne will take you through an improvised stream of consciousness about corporate shenanigans. Show starts at 6 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 823-7529.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Ride-iculous, 8:30 p.m., Travel A look at some of the most stomach-churning fun park rides in the world. We do so hope Florida is featured no less than a half-dozen times.

SEASON FINALE The Killing, 10 p.m., TNT The biggest mystery of all this season is wondering whether the network will kill the show. Since a lot of people didn't watch it, there's a bunch of accomplices to question.

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