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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 17

Mexico players celebrate victory after the 2014 FIFA World Cup  Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, on June 13.  (Getty Images)

Mexico players celebrate victory after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, on June 13. (Getty Images)

World Cup Viewing Party: Wear your national colors and bring the family to watch a FIFA World Cup match between Brazil and Mexico. Culturally themed activities include a performance by the Mexican dance company Mahetzy. Tampa Bay Rowdies reps will be on site with giveaways. 3 p.m., St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. Free. (727) 791-2622.

Movies on the Patio: Ghostbusters: Movie inspired attire is encouraged for this cult classic series with games and food trucks on site. Museum galleries are closed. 7 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Miss Florida 2014 Competition: St. Petersburg rolls out the red carpet as contestants from all over Florida compete in talent, active wear and evening gown categories to represent the Sunshine State in the Miss America pageant. This year's theme is "Viva Elvis La Diva." 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $40-$85. (727) 893-7832.

Wordier than Thou: This month's featured reader at the prose and short story open mic is Tampa Bay Times performing arts critic Stephanie Hayes reading from her book Ob----uary. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 895-6620.

Helios Jazz Orchestra: The 18-piece big band jazz orchestra performs with vocalist Lorri Hafer. Benefits the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 822-3590.

Deafheaven: The acclaimed black metal outfit will be joined by Pallbearer and Wreck and Reference. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 241-8600.

Cut Copy: The electronic band are bringing their Australian talent on a tour that hits the Tampa Bay Area. 9 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $22. (813) 247-2555.


Big Bang Bash: To kick off a summer of science, the library hosts a Big Bang Theory inspired event featuring explosive experiments, trivia and the chance to make your own superhero logo T-shirt (bring your own shirt). 5:30 p.m., Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free. (727) 587-6715.


SEASON FINALE Fargo, 10 p.m., FX Savor this finale because the show's second season isn't expected to have the same cast. This is a supersized episode that ends about 11:30 p.m. Program your DVRs accordingly.


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Summer Beer Olympics: Need an excuse to round up a few buddies and play beer pong, cornhole and flip cup for prizes? We thought so. It goes down Saturday in downtown Dunedin. Wristbands (including five drinks) are $20 advance, $25 day of. (727) 238-7384.

Josh Blue: The Last Comic Standing in 2006, who has cerebral palsy, breaks down stereotypes of people with disabilities, one laugh at a time Thursday to Saturday at Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa. $16.50-$20.50. (813) 960-1197.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 17 06/16/14 [Last modified: Monday, June 16, 2014 1:39pm]
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