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 Today's TipSheet

Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 27

Grand Prix Illuminated Night Parade: Kick off Firestone Grand Prix weekend with a parade that lights up the downtown area with floats, bands, beads, race cars and fireworks. It's at 7:30 p.m. starting at Central Avenue and Fifth Street N, St. Petersburg. For more info on the Grand Prix, watch our video at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Cheetah: the Nelson Vails Story: The Gasparilla Criterium and Cycling Festival kicks off with a screening of this film about the first African-American cyclist to earn a silver medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics. A question-and-answer session with Vails follows the screening. It's at 5:15 p.m. at CineBistro at Hyde Park Village, 1609 W Swann Ave., Tampa. $125-$175.

Nick DiPaolo: The veteran comic performs at 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $18.

Meet Hazel of Dolphin Tale: Cozi Zuelsdorff, the 15-year-old who portrays Hazel in Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2, will make appearances today at noon and 3 p.m. for a meet-and-greet session and for photos at 4:15 p.m. at Winter's Dolphin Tale Adventure, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Surviving Jack, Fox, 9:30 p.m. Christopher Meloni, who has played hard-case criminals, hard-case inmates and hard-case detectives, plays a hard-case stay-at-home dad in this new sitcom.

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The Spring Beer Fling has been moved to Sunday due to impending rain. It runs noon to 10 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Today's Weekend section, which is printed in advance, lists out-of-date information.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find ways to plan your weekend with reviews and event news at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 27 03/26/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:12pm]

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