Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

Go Skateboarding Day: Bring your best trick and join the free celebration featuring competitions in all age categories, free food, live music and prizes at 10 a.m., Brandon Skate Park, 5720 Providence Road, Riverview. There will also be free skating all day Saturday at the Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. (813) 744 5319.

Rays Turn Back The Clock Night: Both the Rays and the Astros will wear retro uniforms, and the game is followed by a concert from Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame R&B group the O'Jays. 4:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Included in game admission. (888) 326-7297.

Sing-Along Mary Poppins: As part of the Summer Classic Movie Series, sing along as the practically perfect nanny brings order into the chaotic and stuffy Banks household at 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. $12, $10 children/seniors/members. (813) 274-8982.

Summer Jam Benefit Concert: Celebrate the first day of summer with an afternoon of music at the Hernando Park bandshell, starting at noon at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. $5; $1 for ages 6-12. (352) 754-4031.

Summer Beer Olympics: Grab friends to form a team to compete in events including cornhole, flip cup, beer pong and other beer-worthy contests. 6 p.m., Downtown Dunedin, along Main Street. $25 (includes five drinks). (727) 238-7384.

Happy Birthday [email protected]: Help [email protected] celebrate its 10th birthday with music, art, performances and, best of all, cake! 6:20 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Dunedin Blue Jays vs. Brevard County Manatees: Wait a minute, we thought this was baseball! It's World Cup Soccer Night with a food truck rally, World Cup wristband giveaway, raffles and a "first kick" by the Tampa Bay Rowdies. 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302.

Classic Albums Live: Van Halen: Re-live the glory days of three big name bands, performed by world-class musicians who re-create the music just as you remember it. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Miss Florida 2014 Competition: A winner to represent our state at Miss America will be crowned at 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $90. (727) 893-7832.

Celebrate Sinatra: A black tie optional evening of dancing to music by a 17-piece Sinatra tribute big band with appetizers, free martinis for the first hour and casino style games. Benefits Great Explorations Children's Museum. 8 p.m., NOVA 535, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $60. (813) 251-0500.

Tonic : These pop-rockers are taking their music to the beach by performing on the waterfront resort's tiki deck. 10 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. $10. (727) 441-6875.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Traveling Water Science Center: A 53-foot semi-trailer full of educational programs will be parked outside the museum to show how water moves through our state and our lives. 9 a.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. Free. (727) 894-1052.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, 10 p.m., Food Guy revisits some of the series' most memorable meals from the grill. Among the delectables? Burgers in Tampa!

MORE TO EXPLORE

Speaking of delicious food, find top local restaurants at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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