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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 22

VOICExperience: Legendary opera baritone Sherill Milnes and his wife, USF alumna Maria Zouves, host a concert of artists singing music from opera and musical theater. It's at 7:30 p.m. at University of South Florida School of Music, 3755 W Holly Drive, Tampa. $25. (813) 974-2301.

Royal Tea Party: If you follow the English royals, then you know that today is Prince George's first birthday. Celebrate with an afternoon of tea and English treats at 2 p.m. at Grand Court Tampa, 4902 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. $8. (813) 835-4475.

Make Your Own Solar Cooker: Be prepared to cook during hurricane season power outages by making a simple solar cooker, with food samplings. Things get going at 10 a.m. at Hillsborough County Extension Office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner. $10, good for up to four people. (813) 744-5519, ext. 54136.

All About Kids Cooking: Here's a rare kid-friendly cooking class where kids make easy and fun menu items they can recreate at home: crescent roll beef franks and cookie ice cream sandwiches. $35. It's at 6 p.m. at Apron's Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. (813) 926-4465.

Ellie Lee & Blues Fury: After a 20-year hiatus, Ellie is back with her blues trio. Show is at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $6. (813) 977-6474.


Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays: Teens and tweens 11-17 can hang with friends and enjoy swimming, snacks, games, prizes and dancing in and around the pool. Starts at 7 p.m. at Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $4-$5. (727) 518-3016.


Chopped, 10 p.m., Food Time for another teen tournament! This time, the youngsters clean shrimp and slice jalapenos before they're tasked with cooking every high school student's favorite dish: frog legs.


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Kiss: The old dudes prove they can still rock leather outfits (that hopefully stretch) and face paint with Def Leppard on Wednesday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre ($36-$175).

Half Way to Gasparilla Pub Crawl: Pirates love a treasure hunt, and this pub crawl Saturday has a secret route from the Honey Pot in Ybor City. Elaborate costumes are a must; without one, you pay $10 more to join. So air out your Gasparilla garb (please!). $20-$30. (813) 247-4663.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 22 07/21/14 [Last modified: Monday, July 21, 2014 2:32pm]
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