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Ryan Callahan (24) reacts as he scores on Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward during the second period. [AP photo]

Ryan Callahan (24) reacts as he scores on Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward during the second period. [AP photo]

Tampa Bay Lightning: Minnesota Wild: 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Ticket prices vary by game. (813) 301-6600.

State Ballet Theater of Russia: Romeo and Juliet: The full-scale production of the Shakespeare's tragic love story is choreographed by Michael Lavorsky of the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $32.50-$62.50. (727) 893-7832.

Tampa's Downtown on Ice: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. The rink is open through Jan. 3. 10 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $12. (813) 966-5505.

FYA Fest III: A hardcore festival featuring more than 20 bands including, Turnstile, All Out War, The Rival Mob, Blistered, Criminal Instinct, Crisis Unit, Day By Day, Detain, Forced Order, Freedom, Fury, God's Hate, Head Creeps, Hit List, Ice, Jesus Piece and more. 12 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $35-$65. 1-877-987-6487.

Kids Fest: The inaugural music festival features every dance craze of 2015 with performers including, Silento (Watch Me), iHeart Memphis (Hit the Quan) and DLow (Bet You Can't Do It Like Me). 4 p.m., Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. $25-$45. (941) 722-3244.

Thomas Jack: The DJ and producer brings his tropical house flavor to AMP!D House Party. 10 p.m., Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15. (813) 873-8368.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Dade's Battle Reenactment: Includes period soldier, Seminole and civilian camps; a sutler trade fair; historic arts and crafts demonstrations; full-scale cannon firing, tree cutting and barricade building, as well as 19th century games and activities for children. The battle re-enactment will be at 2 p.m. 9 a.m., Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. Parking $3; admission $5, 5 and younger free. (352) 793-4781.

Canopy Tree Climbing: Climbers ages 6 and older can ascend into the canopy of a live oak tree using harnesses and a rope pulley system. 10 a.m., Pathfinder Outdoor Education, 1310 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 328-0300.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Ash vs Evil Dead, 9 p.m., Starz. The first season comes to an end, and only one thing is certain: There will be blood. Lots of it.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 2 12/30/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 6:59pm]
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