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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 4

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth be With You: The ultimate Star Wars Day party features screenings of the Star Wars series, a themed burlesque performance by Vita DeVoid, face and body painting, a costume contest, live DJ, food trucks and drink specials. Ends at 1 a.m. 5 p.m., Red Star Rock Bar, 5210 N Florida Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 237-0012.

Spamalot: The American Stage in the Park production of the Tony Award-winning musical based on the Monty Python parody of the legend of King Arthur. No alcohol or pets are allowed, but concessions (including alcohol) will be available. Through May 8. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $25-$38. (727) 823-7529.

Coffee with a Curator: A special monthly talk presented by one of the Dali Museum's education team or an invited speaker. In this portion, Craig Petersburg presents "The Mind and Creativity." 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Spring for the Arts: Creative Clay's 21st anniversary celebration includes gourmet food, two drink tickets, live music by Lounge Cats, swing dance lessons, a silent auction, a magician, and artwork by Creative Clay artists for sale. The VIP experience includes early entry, open bar, glassblowing demonstration, commemorative glass and a raffle. 6 p.m., Duncan McClellan Gallery, 550 24th St. S, St. Petersburg. $75, $125 VIP. (727) 825-0515.

Florida's First People: Learn how Florida's first people lived, the animals they shared the land with and what the climate was like back then. 6:30 p.m., Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

Epicurean Education: Garrison Brothers: Bourbon Evangelist: Garrison Brothers bourbon whiskey tasting, with 'bourbon evangelist' Dan Garrison, presenting his made-by-hand, authentic bourbons. $50. 7 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.

Coleman Hell: The Canadian dance rockers perform alongside Ria Mae. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $13-$15. (727) 895-3045.

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.

Cypress Hill: The hip-hop group celebrates 25 years with a world tour. 8 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25-$28. (727) 565-0550.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Criminal Minds, 9 p.m., CBS. The BAU is shocked when a SWAT team apprehends Hotch (Thomas Gibson) and accuses him of conspiracy. As the team scrambles to prove his innocence, they suspect a larger plot is looming.

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