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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 19

Spring Awakening: The rock musical that explores teenage sexuality won the Tony for Best Musical in 2007. Freefall is bringing in two Broadway actors to play the leads. The play, opening tonight, is intended for mature audiences. It starts at 8 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $37-$44. (727) 498-5205.

Scream on the Green: Dawn of the Dead: See the zombie apocalypse movie in the middle of the night for a serious dose of scary. Blankets, low back chairs and picnic baskets are allowed, but leave the alcohol at home. Movie starts at midnight in Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Free. (813) 966-5505. Editor's note: The 2004 version of Dawn of the Dead will be shown. An item in Weekend was incorrect.

Tampa Bay Home Show: This home show kicks off its three-day run featuring the area's top home improvement experts, along with more than 600 exhibits with everything related to Florida homes. Doors open at 10 a.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-8523.

Christmas in July: The pool is decked out with Christmas decorations for Christmas themed games and a screening of the movie Elf. Party starts at 7 p.m. at Skyview Pool, 9040 54th Way, Pinellas Park. $2.50, $2 with I.D.; $2 ages 3-17, $1.50 ages 3-17 with I.D. (727) 541-0777.

TO WATCH

Teen Beach Movie, 8 p.m., Disney Teens get in a surfing accident and wake up in a corny '60s-style beach movie. Without the implied casual sex and recreational drug use, though, because this is the Disney Channel.

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