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  1. Children visit with Hope at her home at the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This facility has opened an immersive exhibit called Dolphintopia that explores the science of dolphins and also their connection to humans throughout history.
  2. Ayr’Reka’s Angels help students go back to school in style by offering free hair cuts and braids.
  3. Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel series of films, will make an appearance at Tampa Bay Comic Convention July 29-31.
  4. Stars from "RuPaul's Drag Race" season 14 make an appearance at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sunday. (VH1)
  5. John Harris, who is an auctioneer, shows boxing memorabilia once owned by late founder of the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Butch Flansburg at Alessi Ringside Gym and Fitness in Tampa.
  6. Nina Johnson, of St. Petersburg, left, talks paddle boards and paddles with Melissa Damel, of Largo, right, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, on the sales floor at Bill Jackson's Shop for Adventure in Pinellas Park.
  7. There are plenty of opportunities to catch Fourth of July fireworks in the Tampa Bay area.
  8. A camera captures the last glimpse of the James Webb Space Telescope as it heads to its final destination 1 million miles from Earth. Tampa Bay libraries and museums such as MOSI and Great Explorations will have special events this summer to glimpse Webb's first pictures from outer space.
  9. Monday, July 11, is Free Slurpee Day as 7-Eleven. Get yours through the 7-Eleven app starting Friday. (Getty Images)
  10. Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot performs during St. Pete Pride's concert on Friday.
  11. People attend the PRIDE OUTside Festival held in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park in 2021. The St. Petersburg Police Department is gearing up for an “all hands on deck” effort to provide security during this weekend’s Pride festivities, Chief Anthony Holloway said Thursday.
  12. There hasn't been a St. Pete Pride since 2019, shown here with colorful marchers. Organizers expect to draw more than 300,000 people to the festivities in St. Petersburg on June 25.
  13. Take the family for U-pick watermelons and splashing water fun at Watermelon. Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. (Shutterstock)
  14. Parkgoers are seen riding Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens in Tampa. The park is offering a flash sale of $99 for a two-park pass with Adventure Island through Sunday. It's a $75 savings.
  15. Assistant manager Cristian Jimenez, left, helps Randall Conley of St. Petersburg locate fireworks on Tuesday at Phantom Fireworks in Tampa. Sales of personal fireworks exploded during the pandemic and it looks like people haven’t leveled off even though big city shows are back on this year.
  16. Walter Evans teaches Shotokan, a traditional form of karate, and Sanuces Ryu jiujitsu to beginner students on Monday, May 9, 2022, at the North Greenwood Recreation Center in Clearwater. Evans founded the Shihan School of Survival in 2005 and provides programs that combat the increase in youth obesity, diabetes, violence, bullying, gang activities, criminal behavior, suicide, drug use and other societal issues.
  17. David Fischer, the entrepreneur behind ZaZoo'd and the Saint, is opening an LGBTQ+ friendly hotel and a rooftop pool in the same building as his popular gay bar, COCKtail St. Pete. Here he poses at COCKtail on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  18. Dave Uyak of Charleston, South Carolina, shops with his sister SueEllen Byers of Tampa, at the Amalie Arena Lightning team store on Monday. “He comes down from Charleston every home playoff game,” Byers said of her brother. “My husband is bad luck so during the playoffs he’s not allowed to come anymore.”
  19. Keith Urban will perform at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Friday.
  20. If your father loves meat, take him to Eddie V's for an 11-ounce Wagyu steak for Father's Day.
  21. Ky'lee Waters stands on a chair while dancing with her grandfather, Antinori Waters, while Jazmyn Thames and her father, Jermaine, take a twirl during a 2014 father-daughter dance at Ragan Park Community Center in Tampa.
  22. Ferrell Alvarez, right, awaits the Michelin announcements Thursday in Orlando.
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