Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 25

Fifth Harmony: You better work, work, work, work if you want to see the Worth It and Work From Home all-girl group during their 7/27 Tour featuring Victoria Monet and JoJo. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $22.95-$72.95. (813) 740-2446.

National Banana Split Day: Kids that do a split at Sprinkles get a free cupcake. Also, the special for National Banana Split Day is a Banana Split cupcake with banana cake topped with vanilla frosting dipped in chocolate ganache and topped with a cherry. 9 a.m., Sprinkles Cupcakes and Ice Cream, 717 S Dakota Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 304-1848.

The Pirates of Penzance: This re-imagining of the G & S masterpiece takes place on a spaceship. Through September 4. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Steve Byrne: Best known for creating and starring in the TBS series Sullivan & Son, the part-Korean comedian's acting resume includes feature films like The Dilemma, Couples Retreat, Four Christmases and The Goods: The Don Ready Story. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$20. (813) 864-4000.

Sizzla: The Jamaican contemporary reggae artist has produced more than 70 albums since his start in the '90s. Tickets available through Ticketfly. 9 p.m., Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Tampa. $30-$50. (813) 248-2954.

The Beach Tampa : Part art installation, part science lesson, you can play in an ocean of 1.2 million white plastic balls in a 15,000 square foot architectural installation created by the New York design firm Snarkitecture. If free timed tickets are sold out online, walk-up tickets are released each day starting at 9 a.m. Open through Aug. 25. Noon, Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free with timed ticket. (813) 301-2500.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6800.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, 8 p.m., Logo. Break out the wigs and heavy mascara. The queens are back with a big new twist: The queens will now eliminate each other. And yes, this could get ugly.

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