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5 things to do with kids in Tampa Bay this week: Sept. 7-13

From classic films to Pioneer Saturdays, here are some family-friendly ideas.

1. Classic films: With no live music returning to its stage anytime soon, the Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater has launched a classic movies series that starts with Jaws, the blockbuster of 1975 returning to the big screen on Tuesday. And on Sunday, Michael Jordan’s star turn with Bugs Bunny in Space Jam will be screened at 3 p.m. The series also includes The Big Lebowski (Sept. 15), Labyrinth (Sept. 22), Shrek (Sept. 27), Caddyshack (Sept. 29), Disney’s Onward (Oct. 4), The Princess Bride (Oct. 6), Friday the 13th on Friday, Oct. 13, Clue (Oct. 20), Coco (Oct. 25) and a pre-Halloween showing of Disney’s Hocus Pocus (Oct. 27). Tuesday night movies will feature trivia beginning at 6 p.m. with a chance to win prizes. Masks are required, and the audience will be spaced apart. Single tickets are $10. Family four-packs are $30. A full lineup is available at rutheckerdhall.com. 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

2. Parent-child night out: Largo’s recreation department has come up with some cute ways for parents and kids to spend a night out together on Saturday. At the Largo Community Center, they will host Daddy Daughter Date Night with dinner, dancing and dessert. Masks are required unless eating or having your photo taken. Each daddy and daughter pair will have their own table. It’s $39 per pair, $12 for each additional daughter. 5-8 p.m. Saturday at 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. Call (727) 518-3131 to register. And over at the Highland Recreation Complex, Mom-Son Messy Madness invites moms and their sons (up to eighth grade) to a slimy night of dinner and high-energy messy games. $30 for each pair, $10 for each additional son. 5 p.m. Saturday 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. Call (727) 518-3016 to register.

You can explore original buildings from Florida’s pioneer past at Cracker Country at the Florida State Fairgrounds for Pioneer Saturdays. [ EMILIE PLANTS | Times (2011) ]

3. Pioneer Saturdays: You can explore original buildings from Florida’s pioneer past at Cracker Country at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The area includes the iconic Okahumpka railroad depot, a one-room schoolhouse, a well-stocked mercantile, a post office and the 1885 home of a Florida governor. Along the way you will meet historical interpreters who are ready to share what life was like for rural Floridians at the turn of the 20th century. $10, $8 ages 6-11, 5 and younger free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 4800 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 627-4225. crackercountry.org.

4. Toy Train and Collectible Show: Kids can enjoy a running train layout as vendors sell model trains, various collectibles and die-cast toys. $5, 12 and younger free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. (727) 244-1341. regalrailways.com.

On weekends through the end of this month, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium education team will set up education stations throughout the aquarium for educational crafts, games and other activities for children. [ MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE | Times ]

5. Marine Science Fest Weekend: On weekends through the end of this month, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium education team will set up education stations throughout the aquarium for educational crafts, games and other activities for children. Included with admission. There is a Florida resident admission special right now for $19.99, a $6 savings. Ages 3-12 $15.99. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. (410) 507-1453. cmaquarium.org.

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