Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 1

Tampa Bay Bridal Show: Get tips, trade secrets and advice from more than 100 of the area's top bridal specialists showing the latest in fashion, flowers, photography and more. 12 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $5. (727) 893-8523.

AVP Pro Volleyball: It's the third and final day of Olympians spiking it in St. Petersburg. 8:30 a.m., Spa Beach at the Pier approach, 615 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$18 general, $45-$65 VIP (per day).

Tampa Bay Rays Watch Party: Boston Red Sox: When the Rays are out of town, catch the game on the beach at a family-friendly watch party with a giant screen on the sand. Get a coupon for unlimited sliding on the giant slide for $15 (normally $37). Food and beer available for purchase. 1:35 p.m., Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort, 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. Free admission. $10 parking. Food and drink additional. (727) 367-6461.

Music in the Marly: Claire Huangci, piano: A diverse season of informal Sunday afternoon concerts. After each concert the audience is invited to meet the musicians. 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $20, $10 students. (727) 896-2667.

Summer Classic Movie Series: 2001: A Space Odyssey: The series kicks off with Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Arthur Clarke's science-fiction story. Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall leads a discussion of the film after the screening. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Sunday Comedy Series: Hawk and Wayne's It's A Living!: Inspired by an audience member's suggestion of their employment, Hawk and Wayne will take you through an improvised stream of consciousness about corporate shenanigans. 6 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 823-7529.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Toddlerdega: Children ages 2 to 5 can race their favorite battery operated power wheel car or truck around the track hitting speeds of up to 5 MPH. Two wheeled and modified vehicles are not allowed. 9 a.m., Pro Karting Experience, 4600 34th St. N, St. Petersburg. $5 family pit pass. (727) 525-5278.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Mountain Men, 9 p.m., History Further proof that everyone either ends up in Florida or has family here: Tom visits his relatives in the Sunshine State. Then the most brutal winter in decades hits and all the mountain men dealing with Mother Nature's wrath long for Florida weather.

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