National Ice Cream Day: Grab a free sample of BlueBell Ice Cream in honor of the delicious holiday. Also, MOSI's InterActors demonstrate the Science of Freezing in a cryo freezing demonstration, using liquid nitrogen in the lobby. Included with regular museum admission: $21.95 adults (13-59), $17.95 child (2-12), $19.95 seniors (60+). It starts at noon at MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6000.
$6 Day at the Zoo: Load all the kids into the car because everyone gets into the zoo for $6 today. Get there early because it gets crowded for this deal. Free extra parking is available next to the Tampa Greyhound Track. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $6. (813) 935-8552.
Summer Classic Movie Series : Moulin Rouge!: See the modern classic Moulin Rouge!, directed by Baz Luhrmann, about a young writer who goes to Paris and falls in love with the star courtesan of the Moulin Rouge night club. USF film professor Harriet Deer leads a short discussion after the film. Movie starts at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $9; $7 members. (813) 274-8982.
My Name Is Asher Lev: A young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his artistic goals must make a difficult choice between art and faith in this play. Show starts at 3 p.m. at American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.
SEASON PREMIERE City Girl Diaries, 9 p.m., Style Like Sex & the City, but with real thirtysomethings who somehow think the rest of the country cares about how hard it is to live in New York.
SERIES PREMIERE Axe Cop, 9:30 p.m., Fox An animated show about what Robocop would have been like in the current Detroit fiscal situation. Nah, just kidding, it's a show written by an 8-year-old. You can see why we were confused.
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