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NOMAD Studio, which stands for Neighborhood-Oriented Mobile Art and Design Studio, takes its art bus to places like foster homes and inner-city schools, will be raising money on Tuesday's Give Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour fundraising event for local nonprofits. The white NOMAD bus will be roaming the town from 10:30 a.m. to midnight letting anyone paint on the sides of the bus. Find real-time location and donation updates from their @NOMADartbus accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page.

NOMAD Studio, which stands for Neighborhood-Oriented Mobile Art and Design Studio, takes its art bus to places like foster homes and inner-city schools, will be raising money on Tuesday's Give Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour fundraising event for local nonprofits. The white NOMAD bus will be roaming the town from 10:30 a.m. to midnight letting anyone paint on the sides of the bus. Find real-time location and donation updates from their @NOMADartbus accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page.

Give Day Open Mic: The Gasparilla Music Foundation hosts an open mic with a variety of instruments plugged in, and open to the public. The proceeds raised go to GMF's Recycled Tunes program which provides instruments and financial support to local schools and music programs. Noon, Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Donations. (813) 708-8423.

Give Day Watch Party: Enjoy drink specials, raffles, giveaways, a patio pet party and TVs set to watch the Rays take on the Dodgers. Benefits Humane Society of Tampa Bay. 6:30 p.m., MacDinton's Irish Pub, 405 S Howard Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 282-1975.

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.

Author Ellen Prager: The oceanographer and local author debuts Stingray City, the third book in her environmental adventure series for middle schoolers. 7 p.m., Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-2638.

Our Everlasting Universe of Things: The all female crew of Pitch Her Productions presents the story of two siblings who escape to a retreat to reunite, but find their friendship challenged by the growing pains of adulthood. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 895-6620.

Dark Wave Yoga: Vinyasa Yoga set to dark and melancholy variant of new wave, post-punk, gothic rock abd more. 7:15 p.m., Tempus Projects, 4636 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $12; $10 students & military. (813) 340-9056.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Tampa: 7 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4467.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Dodgers: 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

Aprons Cooking School: Espresso Me!: Discover how coffee can enhance food flavors; make Cowboy steak with coffee and ancho rub, coffee barbecue sauce, coffee cookies. $45. 6 p.m., Aprons Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. (813) 926-4465.

KIDS AND FAMILY

May the Fourth Be With You: Bring your stormtroopers and little Wookiees for interstellar activities in the museum transformed into a galactic empire. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

Movie in the Park: CASA sets up a pop-up thrift store in the waterfront park before an outdoor screening of A League of Their Own. 6 p.m., Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S, Gulfport. Free. (727) 895-4912, ext. 124.

TO WATCH

Janis: Little Girl Blue, 8 p.m., PBS. This is a compelling profile of iconic rock singer Janis Joplin. The film features letters she wrote her parents, archival footage, insights from family members and interviews with artists influenced by Joplin.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find movie reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 3 05/02/16 [Last modified: Monday, May 2, 2016 2:37pm]
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