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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, May 2

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo: Join the couple, who met in 1979 and have been making music together for four decades, for an intimate acoustic concert. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $6.50-$125. (727) 791-7400. atthecap.com.

Preserve the 'Burg Movies in the Park: Pay what you can to enjoy live music and a new film every week, starting Thursday with Raiders of the Lost Ark. Local vendors offer food, and you're also welcome to bring your own. Free, but donations appreciated. 7 p.m. North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 463-4612.

T Kira Madden: The author behind Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls discusses her memoir about growing up as a queer, biracial teen in Boca Raton. $5, applicable to book purchase. 6:30 p.m. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.

Schubowsky: A stand-up comic who's appeared on Showtime, plus Evening at the Improv and America's Funniest People. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

Iration: The reggae group bring their summer tour to town. $30-$35. 6 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. eventbrite.com.

Thursday Night Throwdown: Full Throttle Pro Wrestling presents a battle between WWE and TNA veterans and stars during this all-ages evening at 3 Daughters Brewing. $10-$45. 7 p.m. 222 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 495-6002. eventbrite.com.

Dive In!: Punch bowls at the Florida-inspired hangout are half off, whether you're drinking with friends or solo. Other highlights include $6 frozen cocktails and select eats (think nachos or wings). Hosted every Thursday. 7 p.m. No Vacancy, 937 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 308-7878.

Beginner Shuffle Boot Camp: St. Pete Shuffle's shuffleboard how-to helps you become a tang and biscuit expert with an interactive demo. Drinks and snacks are welcome. $10, free for kids (and members). St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N. (727) 822-2083. stpeteshuffle.com.

Spring King of the Beach: Now in its 26th year, the three-day waterfront festival featuring more than 60 marine vendors and a kingfish tournament kicks off. On Thursday, look forward to a captain's party, raffle and silent auction. Runs through Saturday. Free. 5 p.m. Madeira Beach Recreation Complex, 200 Rex Place. (727) 392-0665.

Forks and Corks: Rescheduled after inclement weather disrupted its original January date, the 12th annual food and wine festival kicks off with winemaker dinners Thursday to Saturday around Sarasota, Manatee and Venice. Forks and Corks festivities run through Sunday. Prices and times vary. eatlikealocal.com.

Open Mic Comedy: Comics of all experience levels perform during this stand-up show hosted by Dree Friar and Jon Silman. 6:30 p.m. Old Key West Bar and Grill, 2451 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 623-0969.

To Watch

Grey's Anatomy and Station 19, 8 and 9 p.m., ABC: Worlds collide in Seattle once again for a crossover event. The action begins on Grey's as Maggie finds herself treating someone from the firehouse.

Miss USA 2019, 8 p.m., Fox: Nick and Vanessa Lachey host the competition from Reno, Nev. Last year's winner, Sarah Rose Summers, will be on hand to crown her successor.

More to Explore

Find date night ideas and things to do with kids at tampabay.com/thingstodo.

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