Monday, April 23, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 25

Vans Warped Tour: This year's waterfront festival will bring out more than 91 punk, metal, rock and other bands including Anberlin, Falling in Reverse, We the Kings, Saves the Day and Less Than Jake. Things kick off at 11 a.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $38.50.

Next Generation Ballet's Summer Fantasy: More than 200 pre-professional ballet students from around the globe who have trained in Tampa perform in suites from Don Quixote and Coppelia, led by guest principal dancers from Boston Ballet. 7 p.m., Ferguson Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15. (813) 229-7827.

Flip Flop Fourth Fridays: This month's street party is a dog friendly "Hawaiian Luau and Beach Paw-ty" with a best tropically dressed dog contest, limbo contest and a tropical T-shirt contest. 6 p.m., Madeira Way, between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue N, Madeira Beach. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 674-1464.

Dunedin Blue Jays vs. Charlotte Stone Crabs: It's Christmas in July with snow, train rides, cookies and milk, candy canes and two-for-one "Holiday Green" margaritas. Bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots and get two free tickets to a future game. 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302.

In the Cool of the Evening: Maria Zouves and the talent of VOICExperience present favorite tunes from Johnny Mercer's Moon River to some of opera's most well-known melodies. 7:30 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $16, $14 members/students. (727) 942-5605.

Dov Davidoff: Combining hyper ADD and audience connection, Davidoff puts on one of the most high intensity shows in standup at 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Disney's The Jungle Book, Kids: The Patel Conservatory stage production includes favorite Disney tunes The Bare Necessities and I Wanna Be Like You. 7 p.m., TECO Theater at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15. (813) 229-7827.

UPDATE

The Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Festival play Shakespeare's Lovers and Madmen listed in Thursday's Weekend section has been postponed.

TO WATCH

Monumental Mysteries, 9 p.m., Travel There's a 16-foot statue of Vladimir Lenin in Seattle. Comrades, raise your lattes in solidarity with the workers' revolution!

MORE TO EXPLORE

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