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Photo by Joan Marcus. Jackie Burns and Matthew Hydzik star in If/Then, a musical about roads not taken.

Photo by Joan Marcus. Jackie Burns and Matthew Hydzik star in If/Then, a musical about roads not taken.

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 May 17 05/16/16 [Last modified: Monday, May 16, 2016 12:09pm]
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