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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 31

EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times


Sea Lion Splash: It's the last day to catch a colony of coastal sea lions, daily presentations and an outdoor activity area. $2, in addition to park admission. 10 a.m., Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

Shaun Hopper: A seasoned Capitol Theatre performer, the acoustic musician is best known for his "fingerstyle" guitar playing. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$30. (727) 791-7400.

Hillsborough Hack-A-Thon: HART, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Carvoyant provide open data so members of the local technology community can develop software to help Hillsborough County residents and businesses. 8 a.m., ITT Technical Institute, 4809 Memorial Highway, Tampa. Free. (813) 307-8381.

AVP Pro Volleyball: It's day two of the Olympians competing in St. Petersburg, with music and entertainment on the side. 9 a.m., Spa Beach at the Pier approach, 615 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$18 general, $45-$65 VIP (per day).

Hurricane Expo: Tampa and Hillsborough County present this annual expo to educate the public on the importance of making plans for an emergency. Includes access to MOSI's Astronaut Training Adventure. 9 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 987-6000.

Nature Coast Game Roast: Feast on wild game such as venison, frog legs, sliced elk, gator tail, buffalo kabobs and more, along with hot dogs and hamburgers for less adventurous diners. Includes complimentary beer and wine for those 21 and older, prize drawings and live music by the Embry Brothers Band. Benefits 4-H Shooting Sports and the Hernando County Sheriff's Explorers. 6 p.m., Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $50, $85 two. (352) 596-1114.


Sunflower Maze: Follow the paths cut into a 5-acre patch of 8- to 10-foot sunflowers. You'll also find hay rides, a veggie cannon, farm animals, pig races, duck races, goats on grass roofs, giant Jenga, tree fort and a story teller. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 10 a.m., Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. $8.50, $4.50 age 3-11, 2 and younger free (Cash only). (352) 279-0977.


SERIES PREMIERE Sing Your Face Off, 9 p.m., ABC Look, this show sounds preeetty silly. But its concept is so out-there it's worth catching the premiere, in which five D-list celebrities take turns performing as iconic musical artists, from the makeup to the mannerisms to the voice.


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