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Picnic in the Park: Bring lunch, coolers, chairs and blankets for an old fashioned picnic in Plant Park. Look for a barber shop quartet, Victorian games and complimentary ice cream from Blue Bell are all a part of the fun. It begins at 10:30 a.m., Henry B. Plant Park, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 254-1891.

Tampa Bay Boat Show: The area's top boat dealers and manufacturers display the latest in boating and fishing supplies. Plus, top fishing guides share tips, secrets and fun stories on how to catch the big one. It starts at 10 a.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free, $6 parking. (727) 893-8523.

Black Taxi: The band behind the tracks ShoeShine and Vultures performs to help raise funds for the construction of the Safety Harbor Art & Music Center. See them at 5 p.m. at the 8th Avenue Pub, 103 8th Ave. N, Safety Harbor. $10 at the door. (727) 725-4018 .

Adventure Island Grand Opening: Tampa's popular water park re-opens the water slides and wave pool for another season. The park opens at 10 a.m. at 10001 N McKinley Drive in Tampa. $42.99, $38.99 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free. (813) 987-5600.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: The festival continues with Buccaneer Beer Fest featuring a free beer tasting, a hot dog eating contest, a pet costume contest and arm wrestling championships. Be at MOSI at 10 a.m., 4801 E Fowler Ave. in Tampa. $18.95, $14.95 seniors, $10.95 ages 5-12; $10 pets. Toll-free 1-800-601-4848.


The Celebrity Apprentice, 9 p.m., NBC Donald Trump flies the crew to Orlando for a challenge. Finally, something Tampa Bay doesn't want to pry away from Orlando.

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