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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 12

Joe Popp: Tampa's former pop-punk king returns for a two-set acoustic show as part of the BBQ Wednesday Acoustic Series at 7 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 248-4969.

Agent Orange: This California punk rock band has been making hits since 1979. Show is 8 p.m. at the Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $12. (727) 258-4829.

St. Petersburg International Baseball: It's the Atlanta Braves vs. Team Canada and also dollar dogs day at 1:05 p.m. at Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field, 180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $10.

Astronaut Nicole Stott: As part of the Florida Conversations Lecture Series, and in conjunction with the Suited for Space exhibit of spacesuits from the Smithsonian, NASA astronaut and Clearwater resident Nicole Stott serves as guest speaker at this free talk at 6 p.m. at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. (813) 228-0097.

University of Notre Dame Glee Club: The all-male choral group will perform a varied program including Renaissance selections, shanties, traditional pieces and spirituals, at 7 p.m. at Cathedral School of St. Jude, 600 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. $5-$12. (727) 347-8622.

Disenchanted!: The original fairy tale princesses are none too happy in this satire that runs through April 13. Show is 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center in Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.


Jungle Boogie: Children ages 3 to 4 can join in the fun with a nature story, crafts and outdoor exploration at 11 a.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3. (727) 893-7326;


The Middle, 8 p.m., ABC Frankie is arrested because of an overdue library book. It would be fitting if the book is Crime and Punishment.

SEASON FINALE Men at Work, 10 p.m., TBS The series wraps up with a doubleheader. In the opener, Tyler wants to ask Jude on a date, but her past is an issue.


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