Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 17

If/Then: The hit Broadway musical about the endless possibilities of choices that can change your life if you'd never taken that phone call or changed your fate with a bad decision. Cast includes Jackie Burns (Wicked), Anthony Rapp (RENT), Tamyra Gray (American Idol) and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show) Through May 22. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week: Expanded culinary celebration offers the chance to check out Clearwater's roster of restaurants, with prix fixe menus specially prepared by the chefs. See website for participating restaurants. 11 a.m., Clear Sky Beachside Cafe, 490 Mandalay Ave., and Bobby's Bistro & Wine Bar, 447 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater. $15-$35 prix fixe menus; some locations offer lunch menus for $10-$15. Prices do not include gratuity. (727) 447-7600.

SciCafe: Swinging Ain't Just For Monkeys: Monogamy and Polygamy in the Animal Kingdom: A conversation about science for adults only. RSVP required. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 803-9799, ext. 206.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m., Gulfport, Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326.

Dunedin Blue Jays: vs. Fort Myers: It's Education Day and nearly 2,000 school students are expected to participate in interactive games and activities promoting healthy living. D-Jay and players will be available for autographs before the game. 11 a.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Price varies by event. (727) 733-9302.

Pipe Organ Concert: Bring your lunch and enjoy a concert by the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, which produces the sound of a full orchestra including percussion. 11:30 a.m., Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N, Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 541-0895.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: Join Mayor Buckhorn as food trucks line up for this monthly lunchtime event in downtown Tampa. This portion features live music by Kevin Williams "NightFall." Noon, Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Menu prices vary.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE NCIS, 8 p.m., CBS. Break out the tissues. Fans of broadcast television's most popular drama are forced to bid farewell to another beloved character. This time it's charismatic agent Tony DiNozzo, played by Michael Weatherly for 13 seasons. He'll take his leave in an episode tied to an international manhunt for an escaped British spy.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25

Foo Fighters: The hard rock band led by Dave Grohl tours in support of the group’s new album Concrete and Gold, which debuted at No. 1. But expect some classic hits like Times Like These, Best of You, and Monkey Wrench. 8 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Uni...
Updated: 10 hours ago
The ‘most interesting man in the world’ will be tending bar in Tampa on Friday

The ‘most interesting man in the world’ will be tending bar in Tampa on Friday

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Updated: 11 hours ago
Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

When the Florida Blueberry Festival made its debut in downtown Brooksville in 2012, it drew both praise and criticism. When state organizers pulled out last June, that also drew both sneers and cheers.But when the Brooksville Blueberry Festival debut...
Published: 04/23/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Waitress: The Broadway hit musical based on Adrienne Shelley’s film follows Jenna, a waitress stuck in a bad marriage and a small town. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$128....
Published: 04/23/18
Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

ST. PETERSBURG — Without question, Mel Brooks’ The Producers carved a more indelible mark than most of the musicals in the entire genre of throwaway musicals it parodied.The creator of Get Smart and Blazing Saddles not only co-wrote the adaptation of...
Published: 04/23/18
Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

NEW PORT RICHEY — The world-renowned Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Richey Suncoast Theatre April 27, giving the usual nod to the creator of motion pictures, Thomas Edison, as well as the diversity of 10 award-winning short films.Now in it’...
Published: 04/23/18

Pasco Events for April 27

27 FridayIQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. Reservations required. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Librar...
Published: 04/23/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting April 27

FestivalsOld Time Jamboree: The Florida Fiddlers Association hosts this three-day jamboree, kicking off with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 27 and continuing through April 29 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the H...
Published: 04/23/18
Here’s who won big at the Mainsail Art Festival

Here’s who won big at the Mainsail Art Festival

St. Petersburg — The Mainsail Art Festival returned to Vinoy Park last weekend, bringing the artwork of 250 local, regional and national artists.The park was teeming with people anxious to check out the works of fine art and fine craft, including pai...
Updated: 11 hours ago
USF great Charlie Bradley to lace them up for charity basketball game

USF great Charlie Bradley to lace them up for charity basketball game

TAMPA — In basketball, players utilize moves to help win the game.Why not apply those same skills to help youth win at life?That’s the goal John "Coach J" Johnson had in mind when he created "Charlie Bradley’s Roundball Classic," which takes place on...
Updated: 8 hours ago