More attractions and family entertainment venues are continuing to reopen. If you decide to venture out, we recommend following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, like washing your hands often and wearing a mask. Otherwise, we have a calendar of virtual events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.
1. Fireworks on the Lake at Nathan Benderson Park: The Sarasota park that hosted a drive-in stunt show for daredevil Nik Wallenda is going the drive-in route again, this time for fireworks. A drive-in, socially distanced fireworks display will go off at 9 p.m. Friday, weather permitting. And for those who would rather stay home, the show will be rebroadcast at 9 p.m. Saturday on WWSB-ABC7. Tickets are $15 per carload, $40 RV at nathanbendersonpark.org and mysuncoast.com. Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota. (941) 358-7275, ext. 5802.
2. Disc Golf: One way to enjoy a park and also keep your distance is by playing on the many disc golf courses found in parks across the Tampa Bay area. It’s a setup similar to old-school golf, in that you start on a tee, and you’ll see a metal basket many yards away. It usually takes three to five throws of a Frisbee-like disc to reach your goal. Some of the better ones in the area include Cliff Stephens Park in Clearwater, Limona Park in Brandon and Sheffield Park in Oldsmar. You can use regular Frisbees, but it’s much easier if you buy discs made for this sport because some are designed as putters for accurate short distances, some bank left or right and some are made for super-long distances. Find a course at pdga.com/course-directory and you can find a beginner’s guide to disc golf at discgolfnow.com/disc-golf-101.
3. Dalí Museum: The surreal Dalí Museum reopens on Wednesday and it has implemented new health and safety procedures. Children often get a kick out of the surrealist work of Salvador Dalí, and two exhibits on display now include “Dalí‘s Sacred Science: Religion and Mysticism,” which highlights five, rarely exhibited mixed media pieces from the permanent collection. Also, “At Home with Dalí” features portraits of the artist in his environment in Spain during the 1950s and ’60s, taken by famous photographers. Guests will have to purchase timed tickets and can listen to audio tours on their smartphones via the Dalí app. Cafe Gala will open with a limited menu. Health care workers get free admission Wednesday to July 5. Otherwise, admission is $25, members free. Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. thedali.org.
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4. Sky Zone: The trampoline parks in Tampa and Largo have reopened for bouncing. All employees are required to wear masks, glass barriers are installed at all counters and the entire park is fog- and spray-disinfected daily. Capacity is capped at 50 percent and social distancing floor markers have been set up. Admission starts at $16.99 for one hour, $12.99 for age 6 and younger. There is also a summer pass for $69.99 that allows admission daily for two hours through Aug. 15. There are two local Sky Zone locations: 10137 E Adamo Drive, Tampa, (813) 575-5112; and 13000 66th St., Largo, (727) 900-5867. skyzone.com.
5. Jenny’s Zoo: You can take the family to a giant farm with a petting zoo, animal rides and feed available for a small fee. Donations appreciated. It is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 12611 Andrews Road, Wimauma. (813) 362-0336.