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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, Aug. 25

The Indie Flea’s summer popup series continues at St. Pete Shuffle, the Hall on Franklin hosts Cocktails for a Cause and Flow With the Fishes brings yoga to the Florida Aquarium.
The St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club will host the Indie Flea's summer popup series on Sunday. [Tampa Bay Times (2013)]
Published Aug. 24

Indie Flea: The market’s summer popup series brings an indoor showcase of vendors and mobile shops, as well as shuffleboard, brunch and cocktails. Free. Noon. St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N. (727) 822-2083.

Cocktails for a Cause: This charity event promises unlimited drinks at the Collection, live entertainment, Ciccio Water snacks, desserts from Sweetly Dipped Confections and a silent auction. The first 200 guests nab a free Stella Artois chalice at check-in. And don’t forget to enter the raffle for the chance to win a four-night, three-day stay at Atlantis Bahamas. Benefits WorldServe International. $100 and up. The Hall on Franklin, 1701 N Franklin St., Tampa.

Flow With the Fishes: Adults and kids are invited to do some yoga among the Florida Aquarium sea critters. This session includes admission, a 4-D movie and splash pad play. Benefits the aquarium’s environmental conservation efforts. $25 and up, $15 and up children. 8 a.m. 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 273-4000.

Summer Classic Movie Series: Nationally renowned theater organist Steven Ball of St. Louis plays along with four short comedies from Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and the funny team of Laurel and Hardy. $13, $10 members. 3 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.

My Neighbor Totoro: Watch the celebrated Hayao Miyazaki film about two sisters who move to the countryside with their father and discover a gentle forest spirit in nearby woods. Sundial 20 in St. Petersburg and Veterans Expressway 24 in Tampa also participate. $12.50 (price may vary by theater). 12:55 p.m. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

Two Souls of Jazz: Enjoy vocalists Synia Carroll and Theonita Valentin as they appear together for the first time at the Side Door, alongside local music educator John Lamb on bass, Patrick Bettison on piano and Ron Gregg on drums. $20 and up, $15 students. 3 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

The Black Honkeys: The Vinoy kicks off its summer matinee series with a performance by this local motown outfit. $5 in advance, $10 at doors. 4 p.m. Marchand’s Bar & Grill, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 824-8072.

David Crosby: Remember My Name: This new documentary explores the life and works of the music icon. $11, $8 members. 7 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.

Tampa Bay Screams: The horror convention and film festival featuring memorabilia, DVDs, posters and all things spooky comes to a close. $15 and up. 11 a.m. Ramada Westshore Tampa Inn and Conference Center, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. (813) 282-3636.

Rich Guzzi: As seen on Access Hollywood and TMZ, this comedy hypnotist’s act incorporates audience participation. $10 and up. 7 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197.


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