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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 14

The Offspring: The punk rock band known for Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) is touring with Bad Religion, Pennywise and Stiff Little Fingers. Show starts at 7 p.m. at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $35.50-$51. (813) 740-2446.

Dan Cummins: His unusual observations and autobiographical standup have earned him a cast spot on TruTV's Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest. Catch his standup set at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

Rolling Pin Cuisine: Introduction to Cake Decorating: Learn user-friendly techniques to create a professional-looking cake with piped buttercream frosting. $40 (includes a beverage). It's at 6:15 p.m. at Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium, 2080 Badlands Drive, Brandon. (813) 653-2418.

Dunedin Blue Jays: Clearwater: It's "Guys Night" with $5 admission for men wearing football jerseys and "Bat 4 the Cure" for prostate cancer awareness at 6:30 p.m. at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Summer Evenings: Today's the last day to catch the Florida Aquarium's special extended hours on Thursdays. Bonus: It's Shark Week, with lots of special activities. The aquarium is open 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Regular admission is $23.95, $20.95 for seniors 60+, $18.95 for kids 3-12; but it's $15 after 4 p.m. (813) 273-4000.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Last Comic Standing, 9 p.m., NBC Someone is given the title of Last Comic Standing (and a talent deal and a cash prize) in this Season 8 finale. But the real winner is everyone watching as Roseanne Barr gets out from behind the judges' table to perform.

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COMING UP

St. Pete Cupcake Contest: Amateur and professional bakers will show off their best creations at the Morean Arts Center contest, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. A $1 donation allows you to vote for the People's Choice Award. (727) 822-7872.

Baseball: The Rays play the Yankees at home Friday through Sunday and though the Yankees don't make us smile much, the Rays are giving away a Mr. Happy smiley face bobblehead toy for kids at Sunday's game.

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