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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 20

Snooty the Manatee's 65th Birthday Bash: Snooty, the oldest known manatee in captivity, turns 65 and celebrates with children's games, a wildlife awareness festival, art activities, food and entertainment. The outdoor party is free, and tickets for general admission to the museum are available at a reduced price of $8, $7 seniors, $6 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. Party starts at 10 a.m. at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W, Bradenton. (941) 746-4131.

Cool Art Show 25: Get out of the heat and take in some cool art. This annual show is a juried fine art and craft show hosted by PAVA, the Professional Association of Visual Artists. About 80 artists will present works in paint, ceramics, photography, mixed media and jewelry. Doors open at 10 a.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 736-2466.

Trashion Fashion: Designers have created fashions where at least 50% of the outfit is made from recycled or unorthodox products. You can see a fashion show of the works at 8 p.m. at ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20, $45 VIP. (727) 324-3878.

Leon Family Festival: Celebrate Christmas in July with a ride down a 60-foot snow slide, appearances by Santa Claus, face painting, live music and more. It starts at 5 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $10 or an unwrapped new toy; those who donate will receive a ticket to the Tampa Bay Storm game immediately following the festival. (813) 251-3500.

Good Egg: A woman has always taken care of her bipolar younger brother gets her embryos screened for the disorder when she decides to get pregnant. Curtain is at 8 p.m. at the Eckerd College Bininger Theatre, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $20 students/seniors. (727) 864-8279.

TO watch

SEASON FINALE That Metal Show, 11 p.m., VH1 Blue Oyster Cult's Buck Dharma shows up to discuss the use of his band's songs in Scary Movie. Well, maybe not, but he is a guest.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 20 07/19/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 19, 2013 12:30pm]
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