Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 26

After School Bark Bash: This celebration of National Dog Day features a buffet dinner for humans, treats from the Doggie Room Service Menu for dogs and Yappy Hour drinks. It benefits the Humane Society of Pinellas at 5:30 p.m. at Don CeSar Beach Resort and Spa, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $25, $40 couple, $10 ages 12-18, 11 and younger/dogs free. (727) 433-3134.

TEDxTampaBay: Technology Salon: The first presentation focuses on "Technology" with three video lectures: Chris Domas: The 1s and 0s Behind Cyber Warfare; Evgeny Morozov: Is the Internet What Orwell Feared?; and Ray Kurzweil: Get Ready for Hybrid Thinking. See them at 7 p.m. at [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 895-6620.

Art and Frame Expo Week: Artwork by contemporary artists has been brought in from all over the country for collectors and art enthusiasts to browse at 9:30 a.m. at Syd Entel Galleries and Susan Benjamin Glass Etc., 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. Cost of art. (727) 725-1808.

Not For Profit Workshop: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn delivers the opening comments for this workshop highlighting the importance of nonprofit organizations in the community. It starts at 7 a.m. at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Golf for Kids: This is the last week for kids 5 to 15 to get a free small bucket of range balls to hit on the Ace Practice Ranges in Brandon and Riverview, the Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa, or Wentworth Golf Club and Crescent Oaks County Club in Tarpon Springs. Free. (813) 651-4653.

TO WATCH

SERIES FINALE Chelsea Lately, 11 p.m., E! It's time to say: Later, Chelsea. Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock and 50 Cent guest on the comedian's farewell show, broadcast live.

MORE TO EXPLORE

We've got a new #CookClub recipe at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

Labor Day weekend: Celebrate all your hard work with a long weekend of relaxing! Catch some street performers at Saturday's Gecko Fest in Gulfport, a family street festival with a Roaring Twenties theme (free). On Sunday, the Channelside fireworks finale goes off with a lighted -boat parade as backup (free). Or leave the kids behind for Old Skool Shephards on Clearwater Beach starting Saturday with music by Grammy winners Arrested Development ($12).

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Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

When the Florida Blueberry Festival made its debut in downtown Brooksville in 2012, it drew both praise and criticism. When state organizers pulled out last June, that also drew both sneers and cheers.But when the Brooksville Blueberry Festival debut...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Waitress: The Broadway hit musical based on Adrienne Shelley’s film follows Jenna, a waitress stuck in a bad marriage and a small town. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$128....
Published: 04/23/18
Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

ST. PETERSBURG — Without question, Mel Brooks’ The Producers carved a more indelible mark than most of the musicals in the entire genre of throwaway musicals it parodied.The creator of Get Smart and Blazing Saddles not only co-wrote the adaptation of...
Published: 04/23/18
Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

NEW PORT RICHEY — The world-renowned Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Richey Suncoast Theatre April 27, giving the usual nod to the creator of motion pictures, Thomas Edison, as well as the diversity of 10 award-winning short films.Now in it’...
Published: 04/23/18

Pasco Events for April 27

27 FridayIQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. Reservations required. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Librar...
Published: 04/23/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting April 27

FestivalsOld Time Jamboree: The Florida Fiddlers Association hosts this three-day jamboree, kicking off with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 27 and continuing through April 29 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the H...
Published: 04/23/18
Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — HGTV fanatic that he is, Spencer Chamberlain sees a metaphor for his band in the ever-evolving St. Petersburg skyline."When you go downtown and you look at the ONE, that used to be a dirt parking lot," said the singer, referring to a...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/23/18
Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Local hip-hop artist Dynasty is on her way to Hollywood, but before she goes she will grace Tampa with one more performance.Originally from New York, Diana "Dynasty" Hardy came to Tampa in 2004 and quickly became acclimated to the area’s underground ...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

American Stage in the Park: The Producers: Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy sees a down-and-out producer and his accountant scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theater history. Through May 13. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Pe...
Published: 04/20/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Kenny Chesney: The tight-jeaned country superstar is making his first return to Tampa in five years and will be joined by country music’s hottest, new act Old Dominion after the release of their sophomore album Happy Endings which debuted No. 1 on Bi...
Published: 04/20/18