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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

Skaters wait to drop in at the grand opening of the new Northwest Skate Park at Jackson Springs on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 8620 Jackson Springs Rd in Tampa. Hundreds of skaters came out for the day, which also featured about $5,000 in product giveaways, lunch and music. The park was designed by Team Pain Skate Parks, with a full pipe, hubba-ledge, granite rails, manual pad, pole jam, and other "California-style" features to comprise an exciting, snake-run course. Admission to the skate park is free, helmets are required and children under 12 must have elbow and knee protection. The park will be closed Easter Sunday, but regular hours will be Tuesday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m.; Friday 2 to 10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday noon to 8 p.m.

DANIEL WALLACE | Times

Skaters wait to drop in at the grand opening of the new Northwest Skate Park at Jackson Springs on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 8620 Jackson Springs Rd in Tampa. Hundreds of skaters came out for the day, which also featured about $5,000 in product giveaways, lunch and music. The park was designed by Team Pain Skate Parks, with a full pipe, hubba-ledge, granite rails, manual pad, pole jam, and other "California-style" features to comprise an exciting, snake-run course. Admission to the skate park is free, helmets are required and children under 12 must have elbow and knee protection. The park will be closed Easter Sunday, but regular hours will be Tuesday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m.; Friday 2 to 10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday noon to 8 p.m.

Go Skateboarding Day: Every June 21, skateboarders around the globe celebrate one of the most influential activities in the world. The event will serve as the second installment of a three-part contest series to name the Best Shredder of Hillsborough County Skate Parks. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories to competitors that show off their best skate techniques and tricks. 4 p.m., Northwest Skate Park at Jackson Springs Park, 8620 Jackson Springs Road, Tampa. Free. (813) 635-3500.

Tampa Bay Restaurant Week: Here's your chance to try a restaurant or find a new favorite and taste your way across Tampa Bay as eateries from Birch & Vine to Roux and Living Room on Main offer $30 or $45 multi-course, prix fixe meals that showcase their unique cuisines, from June 16-26. Hours vary by location. 5 p.m., The Refinery, 5137 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $30 or $45. (813) 237-2000.

Dunedin Blue Jays: vs. Brevard County: 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Price varies by event. (727) 733-9302.

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

Lectores Speaker Series: The University of Tampa's series presents readings, signings and discussions by renown authors. The series continues with Kevin Moffett and Alan Michael Parker. 7:30 p.m., University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3514.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Regal Summer Movie Express: Goosebumps and Iron Giant: 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 Largo Mall 8. 10 a.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $1. (727) 525-7777.

National Week of Making: In conjunction with the celebration at the White House, the Museum encourages children to spark creativity and highlight innovation. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

Greenleaf, 10 p.m. OWN. Oprah Winfrey executive produces and co-stars in this spicy drama series set against the backdrop of a sprawling megachurch. It follows the journey of a former preacher named Grace "Gigi" Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge) who returns home to Memphis after the mysterious death of her sister. When Grace re-connects with her Aunt Mavis (Winfrey), she learns some scandalous things about her wealthy family and the circumstances surrounding her sister's death.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21 06/20/16 [Last modified: Monday, June 20, 2016 12:25pm]
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