Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 6

Doughnut Day: To celebrate National Doughnut Day, Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donut locations are offering one free donut per person, and Winn-Dixie stores are offering free doughnut holes, while supplies last. Find locations at krispykremeFL.com and dunkindonuts.com.

Bellini's Norma: A Druid priestess is in love with a Roman governor in this opera featuring one of the most famous duets for soprano and mezzo soprano, in Italian with English supertitles. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $21.50-$64.50. (727) 823-2040.

Dunedin Blue Jays: Tonight features post-game fireworks, craft beers and bacon-based treats from area restaurants. 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302.

Pajama 5K: This run through the streets of Safety Harbor finishes with a beer party in your pajamas at Safety Harbor's waterfront park. 7:30 p.m., Safety Harbor City Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. $30. (727) 420-4666.

Boston: The '80s rock band will performs classic hits with More Than A Feeling. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.50-$125. (727) 791-7400.

LeAnn Rimes: The Grammy-winning country singer has become known for tabloid drama, but that doesn't mean she can't still shake things up with her voice. 9 p.m., Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $55. (813) 627-7625.

Henry Cho: Known for clean comedy, this comic's work airs weekly on XM Radio's Laugh USA, Sirius Radio's Blue Collar Radio and Pandora Radio's PG Comedy Radio channel. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $12-$14. (813) 960-1197.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Midnite Madness: A night of activities for kids ages 9-16 includes an outdoor laser tag arena, extreme inflatables, gaming systems, mini skate park jams and snack food buffets. Waiver required. 7 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 550 Laura Lane, Dunedin. $20. (727) 738-2920.

TO WATCH

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