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During open practice Gus Gordon, 17, of Boone, North Carolina performs tricks on a outdoor half-pipe at the opening of the 21st annual Tampa Am competition held at the Skatepark of Tampa on Thursday, December 4, 2014. "I think this place is awesome to meet skaters who I admire" said Gordon. "Having a good time with good people." Skaters from around the globe convene in east Tampa'a Skatepark of Tampa located on 4215 Columbus Drive for weekend of competition among the best amateurs. The Tampa Am official competition begins on Friday through Sunday with door opens at 9am and admission is $10 for spectators. For more information visit: www.SPoTTampa.com or call: (813) 621-6793

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During open practice Gus Gordon, 17, of Boone, North Carolina performs tricks on a outdoor half-pipe at the opening of the 21st annual Tampa Am competition held at the Skatepark of Tampa on Thursday, December 4, 2014. "I think this place is awesome to meet skaters who I admire" said Gordon. "Having a good time with good people." Skaters from around the globe convene in east Tampa'a Skatepark of Tampa located on 4215 Columbus Drive for weekend of competition among the best amateurs. The Tampa Am official competition begins on Friday through Sunday with door opens at 9am and admission is $10 for spectators. For more information visit: www.SPoTTampa.com or call: (813) 621-6793

Welcome to Tampa Party and Big Whoop: Bring your board to welcome the Tampa Am at this party with a collaborative art show by Michael Sieben and Travis Millard, free PBR, live T-shirt printing and an open bowl jam. 6 p.m., Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. $5, $25 weekend pass. (813) 621-6793.

St. Petersburg Opera: Evenings/Mornings With the Maestro: What's the Fach? Exploring Singer Types: St. Petersburg Opera artistic director Mark Sforzini leads a program to enhance your understanding of opera and preview shows. Programs are Thursday nights at the Music Gallery of Clearwater and Friday mornings at 11 a.m. at St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts. 6 p.m., Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $20, $15-$17 seniors/students. (727) 530-3304.

Texas In July: The metalcore outfit bids farewell to fans with one final tour bringing openers, Reflections, To The Wind and Invent/Animate along for the final ride. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$25. (813) 248-9500.

Greater Pinellas Country Fair: Josh Cruz: A country themed fair with animal shows, 4-H group activities, pig racing, pony rides and more. This year puts an accent on the benefits of urban agriculture. The Orlando native urban pop artist performs at 7:30 p.m. 6 p.m., England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. $8, $5 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free. (407) 399-5600.

St. Pete's Got Talent: 20 local talent acts sponsored by area businesses compete in this talent contest with their winnings benefiting the St. Petersburg Free Clinic and a variety of charities. 6 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $40. (727) 822-5353, ext. 210.

English Beat: Formed in Birmingham England in 1978, it is one of the most popular and influential bands of the British Two Tone Ska movement, a fusion of ska and punk. The band released hit singles Hand's Off She's Mine, I Confess, Mirror in the Bathroom and Save It For Later. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$35. (727) 791-7400.

Josh Sneed: The Cincinnati-based, nationally-touring comic has a top 10 comedy album on iTunes. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$12. (813) 960-1197.

Big Smo: The country rapper also stars in his own A&E reality show. 10 p.m., Round Up, 10051 W Hillsborough Ave., Tampa. $15-$20. (813) 855-1229.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6800.

TO WATCH

Project Runway Junior, 9 p.m., Lifetime. It's time for the next generation of young fashionistas to make a name for themselves. The spinoff series has contestants ages 13 to 17 trying to impress Tim Gunn and company with their design skills.

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