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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 8

Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series: Martina McBride: Stick around after the Rays game against the Baltimore Orioles for a free show by country superstar Martina McBride. McBride kicks off the Rays' summer concert series. The game starts at 4:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Concert free with game ticket; for ticket info go to tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

Scooby-Doo Live!: Zoinks! Scooby and his buddies drive the Mystery Machine to Ruth Eckerd in search of a menacing ghost who's haunting local theaters. Shows are at 2 and 5 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $16-$68. (727) 791-7400.

Summer Beer Olympics: Grab your friends and compete in beer-drinking games like cornhole, flip cup and beer pong, or just enjoy the show while drinking brews from Dunedin Brewery, House of Beer, Rosie's Tavern and others. Proceeds benefit charities of Rotary Club of Dunedin. Rain or shine. Register by 6 p.m.; the events start at 7 p.m. along Main Street in Downtown Dunedin. Wristbands are $25 and include five drinks. (727) 238-7384.

Repticon: Everything at Repticon will slither or crawl. Vendors will be on hand with reptile pets and everything related to reptiles, amphibians and exotic animals, as well as raffles and children's activities. It's at 10 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10, $5 ages 5-12, 4 and younger free. (863) 268-4273.

World Ocean's Day: Celebrate the deep blue sea with hands-on activities, a sustainable seafood scavenger hunt, the Florida Aquarium Mermaids and live presentations that focus on oceans and the importance of seafood sustainability. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa. Included with admission: $15.95-$21.95. (813) 273-4000.

TO WATCH

MINISERIES FINALE In The Flesh, 10 p.m., BBC America Do you think this will break away from zombie tropes and have a happy ending? Well, it is a British production…

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 8 06/07/13 [Last modified: Friday, June 7, 2013 11:05pm]
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