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Handout photo of Weezer, performing at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on 6/15/16. Credit: Press Here Publicity.

Handout photo of Weezer, performing at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on 6/15/16. Credit: Press Here Publicity.

Weezer: The Beverly Hills band teams up with Panic! At The Disco and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness for a summer package tour encompassing more than two decades of geek-leaning, guitar- and piano-driven emo-pop. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $23-$58. (813) 740-2446.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Bradenton: 12 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457.

Pin-Ups on Tour: Operation Tampa : The group's goal is to recreate the Hollywood canteen that operated during the '40s as a club offering dancing, drinking and entertainment for servicemen. The cast includes Navy veteran & tap dancing sensation Buddy Watson. Benefits hospitalized Veterans and Deployed Troops. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $20-$25, $35 reserved seating; free veterans. (813) 248-9500.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Mariners: 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

A Tale of Two Cities: The one-man comedy recreates Dickens' story with a drag queen who discovers a baby on his doorstep. Through June 26. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can socialize with other adults while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy 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.

Carmike Summer Kid Series: Epic: This summer movie series features older movies, but admission includes a small popcorn and a small drink. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg. 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796 .

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Another Period, 10 p.m., Comedy Central. In the zany comedy, Lillian and Beatrice (Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome) get advice from Harriet Tubman on how to create their personal brand.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 15 06/14/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:08pm]
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