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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 28

Reno's Renegade Run: This is the last run before the Pier closes and Jonny Reno's relocates. Choose between a 5K or 10K run and return to Jonny Reno's for a party with a free Bud Light for runners, live music and food. Run starts at 7:30 p.m. at the restaurant on The Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 510-1921.

Beach Volleyball at the Park: If you didn't get a chance to play volleyball at the Margarita Festival this weekend you're in luck — the 30-by-60 foot sand volleyball court will remain in the park through July 31. It's free on a first-come, first-serve basis at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa.

Gypsy Wind: The Florida bluegrass, jazz, swing and acoustic group will perform with Americana band the Free Range Roosters at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. (813) 977-6474.

Rolling Pin Cuisine: Tasty & Healthy: Learn good-for-you recipes that taste good, too, including grilled steak with onion ponzu and charred pineapple with honeycomb. Class starts at 6:15 p.m. at the Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium, 2080 Badlands Drive, Brandon. $45. (813) 653-2418.

TO WATCH

Chopped, 10 p.m., Food Network: The mystery! The time limit! The exotic ingredients! It never gets old. In this episode, chefs who have served in the military compete to see who can make best use of a freeze-dried surprise and a tough candy. Intrigue!

MORE TO EXPLORE

Check out the summer movie guide at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

7 Homeless Mammoths Wander New England: American Stage's new comedy involves a complicated relationship among three women, a university in dire financial straits and characters from a diorama in a history museum. Previews start Wednesday ($29); opens Friday ($59 for opening night with reception; $29-$49 after). (727) 823-7529.

Summerland Tour: '90s tour brings together Live, Everclear, Filter and Sponge. Not much of the original lineups remain — but the hits do. It's Thursday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $29-$69, $15 with student ID. (727) 893-7832.

The Rascals: The group known for '60s hits Groovin' and You Better Run do a unique stage show combining a reunion concert with the story of the band's tumultuous era. Produced by Steven Van Zandt, it's Thursday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $55-$125, $200 VIP. (727) 791-7400.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 28 05/27/13 [Last modified: Monday, May 27, 2013 3:28pm]
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