Monday, December 11, 2017
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 31

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: The country blues trio bridges genres and eras. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$20. (813) 248-9500.

Evening Tide Talks: Enjoy complimentary food, wine and beer before listening to a presentation by world renowned scientists, photographers, explorers and researchers. In this portion, Maria Serrano, Director of the National Aquarium of Cuba, discusses her aquarium's partnership with the Florida Aquarium to protect and restore critical coral reef ecosystems. 5:30 p.m., Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 273-4000.

Dunedin Blue Jays: vs. Tampa: 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Price varies by event. (727) 733-9302.

Beer and Bowties: Taste beers from local breweries and enjoy fare from local restaurants while listening to live music to benefit the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $40-$100. (813) 247-2555.

Bike Night: First come, first park in the beer garden for this party with music by DJ Fuego, food by Flavor Deluxx, a MotoGP PlayStation challenge, $2 PBRs and $5 Jamesons. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Olympics at MOSI: To celebrate the Summer Olympics, MOSI has created 11 indoor versions of some favorite events that also sneak in some science lessons. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $26.95, $25.95 seniors, $20.95 ages 3-12; 2 and younger free. Member discounts available. Separate pricing for IMAX-only admission. It's $15 for the zip line only, or $10 with admission. Ropes course is $10 by itself, or $7 with admission. Parking is $5. (813) 987-6000.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE You're the Worst, 10 p.m., FXX. On the brutally funny show's Season 3 premiere, Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen (Aya Cash) adjust to life in the wake of that surprising I love you, declaration. We don't foresee smooth sailing.

SEASON FINALE Greenleaf, 10 p.m., OWN. This has been filled with scandalous secrets and lies, so we're braced for even more drama as the show closes out its first season tonight. Will Grace (Merle Dandridge) pay a heavy price for bringing shame to her family's megachurch?

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