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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 12

Walk on Oobleck: The Mythbusters tried the "walk on water" idea, but it totally "busted." Now you can test walking on Oobleck, a non-Newtonian solution that glows in the dark and "dances" but can be used as a walkway. Included with museum admission. 11 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $21.95 adults (13-59), $17.95 child (2-12), $19.95 seniors (60+). Member discounts available. (813) 987-6000.

Eco-Egg Hunt: Children and adults can form a team and collect as many "eco-eggs," better known as air potatoes, as you can. The team collecting the most "eco-eggs" wins a prize. The day also includes games, face painting, bounce house and DJ dancing. 10 a.m., Marshall Street Park, 500 Marshall St., Safety Harbor. Free. (727)724-1545, ext. 1152.

Great American Cleanup: Take part in Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to clean-up and beautify the community. This year's theme is "Green Starts Here." Includes an after-party at Hogan's Beach with music, food and games (noon-2 p.m.). For a complete list of Tampa area "Great American Cleanup" locations, go to 9 a.m., Rowlett Park, 2401 E Yukon St., Tampa. Free. (813) 221-8733.

Wine Festival: Sample the winery's offerings, meet the winemaker and see how the varietals are blended, browse vendors with unique gifts and items for sale, and enjoy live entertainment in a laid-back, pet-friendly setting. 11 a.m., Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Free admission, $3.50 per wine tasting. (813) 996-2113.

Easter Eggstravaganza: More than a dozen food trucks gather for a holiday themed family festival with hourly egg hunts, inflatables, crafts and games. 11 a.m., Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, 3723 Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 837-1541.

Stephen Marley: Though his major credential is being the son of Bob Marley, Steve has made his own impact on the reggae scene as a five-time Grammy winner. 8 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $22-$25. (727) 565-0550;


Farm Day: Spend a day on a farm with old time activities including butter and ice cream making, seed planting, animal interactions and lasso skills. 10 a.m., Pinellas Pioneer Settlement, 2900 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-7326.


SEASON FINALE Ripper Street, 9 p.m., BBC America More corpses are found in a slum tenement. Well, at least the impact on the value of the property will probably be negligible.


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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 12 04/11/14 [Last modified: Friday, April 11, 2014 11:53am]
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