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1. Movies in the Park: Just in time for the cooler evenings of October, we get free movies in the parks. St. Petersburg's popular date night/family picnic scene on the downtown waterfront returns this week with Robin William's great Dead Poets Society. Brazilian music by Rio Bossa starts at 6 p.m. today and the movie begins at dark. On Oct. 9, Denzel Washington leads a racially divided football team to victory in Remember the Titans, with the Kimi Tortuga Duo providing music beforehand at North Straub Park on Beach Drive between NE Fourth and Fifth avenues. Some of the Saturday Morning Market's most popular vendors will be selling food, and a free and secure valet bicycle parking will be available on site thanks to St. Pete Bike Co-Op. Over in Pioneer Park in Dunedin, family movies will be playing at 7 p.m. Fridays at Main Street and Douglas Avenue. This week it's Mary Poppins. Bring a blanket or a low-slung chair. Free.

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2. Soggy Doggy Splash Party: This pups-only pool party at the Highland Family Aquatic Center in Largo boots the humans out of the pool and opens the lap pool for the dogs, so long as owners provide proof of vaccination. Dogs less than 20 inches tall can swim from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, and the bigger dogs will get wet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. It's $5 per dog; free for owners to watch at the pool at 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3018.

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3. Streetcar Live: The TECO Streetcar's new monthly concert series keeps rolling, this time with a concert on the trolley Saturday night by Hymn for Her, the likable off-beat duo of multi-instrumentalists Lucy Tight (Maggi Jane) and Wayne Waxing (Pierce Ternay), who play an entertaining style of folk pop. The pair will play from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and all you have to pay is the trolley fare, which is $2.50 one way. The streetcar stops at Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa.

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4. Pipe Dreams: This exhibit of functional glass sculptures at Zen Glass Studio is designed to challenge the stigma of glass pipes, an art form that has long been discouraged in glass-blowing programs and dismissed as drug paraphernalia. The controversy was even the topic of a documentary shown at South by Southwest 2012, Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes,which followed the hidden and somewhat controversial art form from its beginnings to a 2003 Department of Justice-led investigation that targeted pipe artists for distributing drug paraphernalia. This is the third year Zen Glass Studio has hosted a Pipe Dreams exhibition, and it includes demonstrations, vendors, live music and food. It starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at the studio at 600 27th St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 323-3141.

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5. Eat at Joe's Lunch and Concert Series: This monthly lunch and concert party in the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square will turn into a Tampa Bay Lightning pep rally Friday as they kick off the hockey season with live music by Alan Darcy, the Bolt Brigade with alumni players, the Lightning Girls, ThunderBug and a stop by the Rolling Thunder Truck. There will also be food from downtown restaurants for sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the public square at Kennedy Boulevard and Morgan Street in downtown Tampa. Free.

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