Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 6

University of South Florida Homecoming Concert: Blockbuster rapper, 2 Chainz, known for hits No Lie, Feds Watching and Birthday Song will headline along with up-and-coming Chicago rapper Dreezy, who scored a hit this year with Body. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $10-$25; free students. (813) 974-3004.

Movies in the Park: Hitch: Bring a picnic and enjoy a classic movie screening on the waterfront. Families are encouraged to ride their bicycles to the films. Free and secure valet bicycle parking available. This portion features music by Steve Connelly and the Greater Good followed by a screening of Hitch. 6 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free (donations appreciated). (727) 463-4612.

Rock the Park: Monthly music series showcasing Tampa's musical talents of all genres. In addition to live music, there will be food and beverages on site. 6:30 p.m., Kiley Gardens, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free.

Whispering Pines 10: An opera/performance piece by artist Shana Moulton, in conjunction with her exhibition, "Journey out of the Body," that features a video that she interacts with and vocals by Daisy Press. Included with MFA admission, which is only $5 after 5 p.m. 7 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Family First Celebration with Tony Dungy, Jeff Foxworthy: A night of comedy and music to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Family First, the Tampa-based nonprofit that launched All Pro Dads, the favorite charity of Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Tony Dungy. Multi-platinum Grammy winner Michael W. Smith and comedian Jeff Foxworthy will join Dungy in this benefit. 7:30 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $30-$100. (813) 229-7827.

Junior Boys: The Canadian electronic pop group formed in 1999 and are still touring today. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15. (813) 241-8600.

Dick Gregory: With a comedy career spanning six decades, he's listed as one of Comedy Central's Top 100 Stand Up Comedians of All Time, is a civil rights activist who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and has written several books, including a best selling autobiography. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Dale Jones: The comedian delivers an animated stage character with high energy and some pretty remarkable facial contortions as seen on TBS's The Very Funny Show, Last Comic Standing and Fox's 30 seconds to Fame. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

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

SEASON PREMIRE Those Who Can't, 10:30 p.m., TruTV. Class is back in session as the clueless teachers of Smoot High School return for Season 2. And we continue to wonder how long they'll keep their jobs.

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