Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 20

Tampa Bay Rays Watch Party: Minnesota Twins: When the Rays are out of town, catch the game on the beach at a family-friendly watch party with a giant screen set up on the sand. Food and beer available for purchase. 2:10 p.m., Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort, 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. Free admission. $10 parking on site. (727) 367-6461.

Monty Python Reunion Show: Comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunite on stage to bid farewell to Monty Python in their final reunion show, simulcast live from London's O2 Arena. 2:30 p.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. Also taking place at Regency 20 in Brandon, Woodland Square 20 in Oldsmar and Citrus Stadium 20 in Tampa. Price varies by theater. (727) 525-7777.

Inventing Van Gogh: In this Jobsite Theater production, a contemporary painter is hired to forge Van Gogh's unseen final self-portrait. Through Aug. 3. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Charlotte Stone Crabs: Hunks of Funk and the Black Honkeys perform a post-game concert. First pitch at 1 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $5-$9.50. (727) 467-4467.

Revolution Roller Derby: Put a folding chair trackside to catch the Rolling Valkyries take on the North River Rolling Renegades in a flat track women's roller derby bout. 6:30 p.m., Astro Skate Tarpon Springs, 875 Cypress St., Tarpon Springs. $10 at the gate, 6 and younger free. (727) 280-7981.

KIDS AND FAMILY

National Ice Cream Day: To celebrate, Blue Bell Ice Cream is giving free ice cream to MOSI attendees, while supplies last, in the Kids in Charge wing. The event features the newest Blue Bell flavor, Magic Cookie Bar, and Homemade Vanilla flavors. Noon to 2 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Included in admission: $22.95, $20.95 seniors, $18.95 children. (813) 987-6000.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE The Lottery, 10 p.m., Lifetime In a world in which women can no longer get pregnant, the government holds a lottery to determine who will carry 100 test-tube embryos to term.

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Published: 04/20/18
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20

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Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
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