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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 9-15

Orangutans Goyong, 14 and Josie, 30 share a coconut made to look like an easter egg during the annual orangutan egg hunt at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa on Friday, April 18, 2014. The zoo keepers put different types of vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, coconuts and other treats throughout the habitat for the orangutans to find during the enrichment activity. This enrichment activity helps stimulate the orangutans both mentally and physically.

EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Orangutans Goyong, 14 and Josie, 30 share a coconut made to look like an easter egg during the annual orangutan egg hunt at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa on Friday, April 18, 2014. The zoo keepers put different types of vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, coconuts and other treats throughout the habitat for the orangutans to find during the enrichment activity. This enrichment activity helps stimulate the orangutans both mentally and physically.

Father's Day: He'd probably rather be fishing or golfing, but dad gets in free with a paid kids admission at many local attractions this weekend, including MOSI, the Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo. Or try a Father's Day Beer Pedicure — exactly what it sounds like — with a separate brew to drink at South Tampa's Crave Skin Hands Feet. $50. Call (813) 837-2600 for reservations.

Flag Day: Communities from Gulfport to Brooksville honor the American flag Saturday. On Tampa's Harbour Island, the celebration features Mayor Bob Buckhorn, a bugle and drum performance, military color guard presentations and a choral concert. Free. (813) 380-9009.

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Move Live on Tour: Derek and Julianne Hough from Dancing With the Stars bring their traveling brother-and-sister act to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall for two shows on Tuesday, but the later one is sold out. $35-$125. (727) 791-7400.

Mo'Nique: She won an Oscar for playing a not-so-funny abusive mother in Precious, but she's back to her standup roots Friday and Saturday at Tampa's Improv. $40. (813) 864-4000.

Return to the Forbidden Planet: This intergalactic kitsch-fest opening Thursday at the Straz Center in Tampa adapts Shakespeare's The Tempest to '50s rock with a roller-skating robot, an evil scientist and hyperdrives. $29.50, $15.50 previews Tuesday, Wednesday. (813) 229-7827.

Music: Catch '90s roots-rockers Counting Crows, prepping to drop their first original material in six years, Wednesday at the Straz ($49.50-$89.50; (813) 229-7827).

Art exhibits: Two good ones open Saturday. Marvels of Illusion delves into what Dalí did so well — double images and illusions — at the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg (thedali.org). At the Tampa Museum of Art is Poseidon and the Sea, which explores myths and iconography of the Greek god (tampamuseum.org).

Kids and family

102.5 the Bone Fishing Slam: Some $19,000 in prizes are up for grabs at the Madeira Beach Ball Field for anglers of all ages at this tournament, which also features a boat show, pig races, a barbecue contest and more Thursday to Saturday. Free. (727) 422-6420.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 9-15 06/08/14 [Last modified: Sunday, June 8, 2014 6:32pm]
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