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Gather up your girlfriends for Chick Flick Night on Saturday. This 21-and-older girls-only party starts at the Rack with Grey Goose "Bridetinis," unlimited sushi, swag bags and service by "Butlers in the Buff." Then, you and the "Butlers in the Buff" load onto the party bus for the red-carpet movie premiere ofBridesmaids and a VIP afterparty at Drynk. It gets started at 6 p.m. Saturday at The Rack, 1809 W Platt St., Tampa. Cost is $25, (813) 476-5419. See

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Filmed food for thought

Tampa Theatre hosts the International Freethought Film Festival, a three-day event opening with The Nature of Existence at 8 p.m. Friday, 711 Franklin St. Saturday's films include Creator of God: A Brain at 12:15 p.m.; The Third Testament at 3 p.m.; Dark Matter Shortsat 5:15 p.m.; The Brighter Side Shortsat 7:30 p.m.; and The God Complex at 9:45 p.m. Features on Sunday includePeace it Together at 12:45 p.m.; (R)evolutionat 3:30 p.m.; The Evangelist at 6:30 p.m.; and Godless at 8:30 p.m. $15 opening night; $12.50 per screening; $33.50 opening night afterparty at Cigar City Brewing, 3924 W Spruce St., Suite A. Call (813) 274-8982 or see

Quite a 'Catch' for store

West Marine's grand opening of its new 28,000-square-foot nautical supply store includes a weekend full of activities and seminars. There will be classes on kite fishing and bottom fishing, kids' fishing clinics and an autograph session with Mike Fourtner of Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catchfrom 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The West Marine store is at 2010 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Pete. Free. (727) 342-8001 .

Restaurant Week

This weekend wraps up Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week, with dozens of restaurants on the roster including Island Way Grill, Frenchy's Cafe locations, Rusty's Bistro, Jimmy's Fish House and others. Foodies can explore each restaurant's special offerings from the chefs with $15 to $35 prix fixe menus. To see the complete list go to

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Glory for Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens continues its Christian Glory at the Gardens series on Saturday with three-time Grammy winner Michael W. Smith and the hugely popular contemporary group the Sidewalk Prophets. See them at 5 p.m. The show is included with daily admission or an annual pass. Visit

Strap on heels for a hike

Put on your pumps, heels and matching boas and tiaras, and join area divas for a 1K High Heel Hike to sashay through WestShore Plaza mall. Men have been known to show up in pumps, too. The event benefits Easter Seals Florida for Autism and Autism Related Disabilities. There is no minimum, but $100 in donations encouraged. It gets started at 9 a.m. Saturday at WestShore Plaza in Tampa. (813) 764-8695.

Landmark scavenger hunt

The Quest for Hope Scavenger Hunt on Saturday hits more than 18 attractions, venues and historical landmarks in Ybor City and Channelside. Teams of five test their physical, intellectual and search skills to gather the most points and win. Each team must have a theme and dress in costume. At least one iPhone or Android-enabled phone is required per team. 21 and older only. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. $500 per team. Proceeds benefit the 1 Voice Foundation for Pediatric Oncology. Gaspar's Grotto, 1805 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 716-0882.

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Bark in the ballpark

Who cares about your bikini? Let's see what Pookums is wearing to the pooch pool. It's dog day at the ballpark, with a pregame yappy hour including a canine beachwear contest, limbo contest and other games. Plus, you and your dog can run the bases after the game. Festivities start at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, where the Threshers take on the Charlotte Stone Crabs. $5 dogs, $5-$9 people. (727) 467-4457.

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Pirates pillage and party

Ye Loyal Krewe of Samuel Bellamy invites all scalawags and scurvy dogs to join them for the Where's the Rum Gone? party and premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. It starts at 5 p.m. at Splitsville, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa with prize drawings, photos with "Capt. Jack" and silent auctions, followed by a magic show and 3D viewing of the new film. The party is free; movie is $15. Call (813) 971-7732.