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Comedy Fathers: Happy Father's Day! Local comics Steve Lazlow, Bill "Bull" Ohse and Chris Gorges share their adventures dads at 7 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 864-4000. For more events focused on Daddy dearest today, go to tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Cedric Gervais: This DJ's remix of Lana Del Ray's Summertime Sadness was a smash hit, and he's bringing at noon to Hogan's Beach, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $18.50-$30. (813) 281-8900.

Sunshine State Cluster: It's the last day of this four-day AKC all-breed dog show with a puppy competition, veteran dog competition, owner-handler competition, vendors and health clinics. 9 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $5 adults, children free, $6 parking. (727) 345-5848.

Franky Panky: To honor their mascot Frank the Flamingo, Tampa Roller Derby hosts a weekend of flat track roller derby action with the Tampa Tantrums, the Jacksonville Rollergirls, the Santa Cruz Derby Girls, Charm City Roller Girls, Columbia Quadsquad and the Oklahoma Victory Dolls. Plus: food trucks! 9 a.m., Downtown Skate, 5313 E Busch Blvd., Temple Terrace. $20. (727) 776-7546.

Music in the Marly: This week in the informal Sunday afternoon concert series, Ellen dePasquale performs on violin. Meet her after the concert. 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $20, $10 students. (727) 896-2667.

Summer Classic Movie Series : Saturday Night Fever: This week, catch the troubled "king of the dance floor" training for a dance competition with a woman whose dreams of life beyond Brooklyn change his life forever. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Return to the Forbidden Planet: A roller-skating robot, an evil scientist and hyperdrives feature in this adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest set to '50s hits. Through July 6. 4 p.m., Jaeb Theater at Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $29.50. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Project: Shattered Silence: Local young people share their real-life experiences, some of them shocking, in this Emmy-winning project. 2 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15. (727) 791-7400.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE In the Flesh, 11 p.m., BBC America If you haven't watched this drama that puts an original spin on the zombie apocalypse, then you have all summer to find out how you can catch up.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 23

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 22

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Published: 11/20/17
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Nov. 20-26

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Published: 11/17/17
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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/19/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17
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Published: 11/17/17
With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

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Published: 11/17/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

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Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/19/17