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Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England: When Dean Wreen's university is in dire financial straights, she is faced with closing the on-campus natural history museum the same time her ex-girlfriend comes back into town in this "academic sex comedy." See it at 3 p.m. at American Stage in St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529. Read our review at

Helping Hearts for Ireland Family Fun Day: Join in this community fundraiser for Ireland Nugent, the 2-year-old who lost her lower legs in a lawnmower accident. The event includes performances by six bands, carnival games, bounce houses and slides, a petting zoo, photo booth, face painting and mini golf. Food and drinks are included with admission cost. It starts at noon at the Centre, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. $15 per person; $50 family 4-pack; free for children 3 and younger. (727) 741-1711.

Summer Classic Movie Series: Rear Window: The summer series continues with Alfred Hitchcock's thriller about a professional photographer who spends his time observing the suspicious actions of his neighbors through his apartment window. The movie starts at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $9; $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

Tampa Caribbean Carnival: The Caribbean festival will feature artists like T-Vice, Iver George and more, as well as steel drum music, ethnic food, dancing, DJs, reggae and soca. Gates open at 2 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $15, $5 ages 5-10, 9 and younger free. (813) 445-9010.


SEASON FINALE Game of Thrones, 9 p.m., HBO Sure, you're all angry about last week's Red Wedding episode. Unless you actually read what happens in the books, that is. Then you were angry already.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 9 06/07/13 [Last modified: Friday, June 7, 2013 3:11pm]
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