Thursday, April 19, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 13

Dave Mason: The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will revisit his classic 1970 masterpiece Alone Together on his tour. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $40.50-$69.50. (727) 791-7400.

World Burger Tour: Take a global taste tour, no passport needed, as World Burger Tour returns, with lineup of legendary burgers showcasing flavors and ingredients from around the world. Taste the hearty offerings daily at the Cafe through June 25. Noon, Hard Rock Cafe, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. Menu prices vary. 1-866-502-7529.

Aprons Cooking School: Taking It to the Street Food: International street food menu includes bahn mi pork sandwiches, chicken and chorizo arepas, Thai shrimp and noodles. $45. 6 p.m., Aprons Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. (813) 926-4465.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Lakeland: 7 p.m., Spectrum Field (formerly Bright House Field), 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457.

Campbell Park Regional Skate Park: The public is invited to view the final design of the upcoming skate park and ask City staff and the project design team questions. 7 p.m., Campbell Park and Community Center, 601 14th St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-7465.

IncrediBello!: Bello Nock, the gravity defying daredevil clown from the Ringling circus with the distinct foot-high yellow hair, returns to the stage for audiences in Sarasota only. Runs through July 29. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $15, $12 ages 12 and younger. (941) 358-3180.

Open Mic Comedy: Watch as budding comedians, and the occasional seasoned pro, take the stage in the speakeasy-style bar beneath the Iberian Rooster restaurant for a night of anything-goes, stand-up comedy, or sign up and take the stage yourself. Prizes for the night's funniest people, drink specials for everyone else. Every other Tuesday, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., Subcentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 258-8753.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Regal Summer Movie Express: Trolls and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked: Select Regal Cinema Theaters will show G and PG-rated movies for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Also taking place at Citrus Park Stadium 20 in Tampa. 10 a.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $1. (727) 525-7777.

TO WATCH

Chopped Junior, 8 p.m., Food Network: In the third preliminary battle, the youngest group of champions yet battle through three rounds of surprise ingredients in this series that shows children who are way better cooks than you.

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