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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 8

Promo shot of John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman & Terry Jones in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

Promo shot of John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman & Terry Jones in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Dress as your favorite film character for a sing-a-long screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail with film themed trivia, photos with the cast giveaways and a costume contest. 10 a.m., Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $8. (813) 963-0578.

Sunset Celebration : Stroll the park as the sun sets, enjoy wildlife, groove to live music and stop by the beer and wine garden. Each night will be topped off with a light show finale. 4 p.m., Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $29.95, $27.95 seniors, $22.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

Island Nights: Adventure Island extends its hours for a tropical family friendly sunset celebration with live music, beach games and tropically themed entertainment. Included with park admission. 5 p.m., Adventure Island, 10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa. $44 advance online ages 3 and older; $51 adult, $46 child (at the gate). (888) 800-5447.

Brews and Bites: Celebrate the start of the weekend with food trucks, live music and craft beers at the 360 degree waterfront bar at Tampa's Riverwalk. 6 p.m., The Sail, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 274-8420.

Time Stands Still: The story of a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies, of Dinner with Friends and Shipwrecked! An Entertainment. Through July 24. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

The Light in the Piazza: This romantic contemporary musical follows Margaret and her daughter Clara on their visit to Florence in the summer of 1953. When Clara meets a handsome Florentine, Margaret attempts to shield her from the outside world and it becomes clear, not everything is as it seems. Through July 17. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Aesop Rock: The New York hip-hop artist performs alongside Homeboy Sandman, Rob Sonic and DJ Zone. 8 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $19. (727) 895-3045.

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: The Bourne Identity (PG-13): Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch free movies on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk. 8:45 p.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 449-1036.


Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can socialize with other adults while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 9:35 a.m., Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $1.50. (727) 518-3016.


Million Dollar Matchmaker, 10 p.m., WEtv. Patti Stanger is back to play Cupid. Her romantic experts attempt to help their ultra-wealthy clients achieve a lasting love connection.


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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 8 07/07/16 [Last modified: Thursday, July 7, 2016 9:00am]
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