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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 15

$6 Day at the Zoo: Load the kids into the car and get ready to visit your favorite animals. Everyone gets into the zoo for just $6 today. Get there early because it gets crowded for this deal. Free extra parking is available next to the Tampa Greyhound Track with free shuttles running all day. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. (813) 935-8552.

Jeff Black: The acoustic roots singer has been performing for three decades, collaborating with big names including Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, Wilco and more. See him with opener Rebekah Pulley at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 822-3590.

Free Family Day: To honor Hispanic Heritage Month and the last day to see two current exhibits, everyone gets free admission to the Tampa Museum of Art. There will be docent-led tours in English and Spanish, Art Spot activities for kids, live music, scavenger hunts and Latin food. It starts at 11 a.m. at Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8130.

Kid Rock: The Southern rocker is playing with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20. (813) 740-2446.

Teen Technology Club: Teens can create wearable electronics, robots from scratch and interactive games while learning about 3-D computer design, electronics and computer programming. It starts at 2 p.m. at MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $12, $9 members. (813) 987-6000

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE The Newsroom, 10 p.m., HBO Aaron Sorkin's cable-news drama centers its second-season finale around Election Night 2012. Nate Silver predicted this would happen.

2014 Miss America Competition, 9 p.m., ABC That's not a typo. The winner being crowned Sunday is NEXT year's Miss America. Don't even bother trying to explain that to the contestants.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 15 09/13/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 13, 2013 2:47pm]
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