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Fire bomb found in park restroom

Published Oct. 12, 2005

A fire bomb was discovered in a restroom at Church Park on Webb Road by a parks employee over the weekend, a Hillsborough County sheriff's spokesman said Monday. The bomb was made from a plastic bottle filled with gasoline and a small flare, said sheriff's Capt. J. R. Miller. Park superintendent Everett J. Peters discovered the device tied to the door of the men's restroom at 9:15 a.m. Saturday and called deputies who removed it a short time later, Miller said. Deputies are investigating the incident, Miller said.

Planetarium has

Hubble show

TAMPA _ The Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave., opened its Saunders Planetarium on Oct. 3. Its first presentation is "Hubble: Report from Orbit," a collection of images made by the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope. Planetarium shows are at 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 2, 7 and 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. and 12, 2, 7, and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 12 and 2 p.m. Sunday. The 100-seat facility provides shows for school groups and the public. Telescope viewings of the night sky are available after the 7 and 8 p.m. showings Fridays and Saturdays when weather conditions and cloud cover permit. Admission to the new planetarium is free for museum members and $1.50 for adults and $1 for children added to the regular admission price. Regular admission price is $5.50 for adults from out of state, $4.50 for adult Florida residents, $2 for children ages 3 to 13 and free for children under 3. For information, call 985-5531.

Guavaween '92

is coming soon

YBOR CITY _ It's time again for that giant of Tampa festivals, Guavaween. The event takes place every October along Seventh Avenue. Wild costumes and various displays and entertainment will accompany the event. This year's Guavaween theme is "Guavaween Returns '92, Why Ask Why?" A Cuban sandwich drill team, a group of skaters called the Holy Rollers and people dressed as a deck of cards will be featured. A trophy and cash prizes will be awarded to parade entries that best capture the Guavaween spirit. Guavaween will take place Oct. 31. The event is free, but a $2 donation is requested. The parade begins at 6 p.m. and the entertainment begins at 8 p.m. For information, call 247-5583.