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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 23

IIFA Stomp: To celebrate the "Bollywood Oscars" descending on Tampa this week, this free block party will have DJs and lots of dancing. It starts at 7 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. For complete coverage of this week's IIFA events, go to tampabay.com/bollywood.

Wednesdays By the Water: This week features a cornhole tournament with a special menu and prizes at the 360-degree waterfront bar on the Riverwalk. Starts at 5 p.m. at Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free.

Griz and Michal Menert: The electronic DJs bring their Power In Numbers Tour to Ybor City starting at 8 p.m. at Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave. $15. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Tampa Bay Rays: It's Bollywood Night at the ballpark as the Rays take on the Minnesota Twins. Indian screen heartthrob Shahid Kapoor will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Game is at 7:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.

TO WATCH

Modern Family, 9 p.m., ABC The show's location-shooting tour continues when the family heads Down Under.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, 10 p.m., CBS CSI investigates the murder of a homeless man who had a winning streak at a casino.

MORE TO EXPLORE

This week's #PlayTampaBay video has all the details on downtown St. Pete's newest brewery: St. Petersburg Brewing Co. Watch it at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Coming up

Asia Fest The annual festival brings everything from traditional dance to martial arts, music performances and even Chinese dragon boat racing to highlight the gifts from various Asian nations and the diversity of cultures that call the Tampa Bay area home. The Asia Fest is free and open to the public with the Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races on Garrison Channel starting at 8:30 a.m. and the Asia Fest starting at 11 a.m. at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, 601 Old Water St., Tampa.

Celebrity Blackjack Tournament NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooksa landed a lot of boldfaced names for Sunday's blackjack tournament at the Seminole Hard Rock to benefit his charitable foundation. The lineup includes Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, Warrick Dunn, fellow Super Bowl-winning Buccaneer Mike Alstott, not to mention fellow Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson and football greats Charles Woodson, Thurman Thomas and Richard Dent. It's $250 to play with the big dogs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 23 04/22/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:02pm]
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