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5 things to do under $5 Feb. 4-10: Dali and 'Alice in Wonderland,' Plant Museum anniversary, Lightning watch party

Alice in Wonderland, 1951.
Alice in Wonderland, 1951.
Published Feb. 3, 2016

1 Alice in Wonderland: If you've seen the new exhibit examining the friendship between Walt Disney and Salvador Dalí and the surrealist's influence on Disney films, you might want to check out this week's free showing as part of the Dalí and Beyond Film Series. The 13th animated feature film by Walt Disney, Alice in Wonderland, reflects the surrealist influences with wild images, out-of-proportion characters and 3-D effects. See it at 1 p.m. Saturday in the museum's lobby theater. Free. 1 Dalí Blvd. (Bayshore Drive and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. If you want to check out the multimedia exhibition through June 12, admission is $24, $22 seniors, $17 students and children ages 13-17, $10 children ages 6-12. There's a price break on Thursdays when admission is $10 from 5 to 8 p.m. (727) 823-3767. thedali.org. (To read a review of the "Disney and Dalí" exhibit, see Sunday's Latitudes section.)

2 Happy Anniversary Henry B. Plant Museum: The Tampa museum is open late and admission is free to celebrate its 125th anniversary on Friday. Dress in Victorian attire and join the museum's celebration with a display of 125 photos of the building's history, music by Matt Weihmuller's Jazz Trio and tasting tables. 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 254-1891. 5-7 p.m. Friday.

3 Seminole Heights Movie Night: Grab some dinner from food trucks and sit back for a free screening of Disney/Pixar's Inside Out at Seminole Heights United Methodist Church, 6111 N Central Ave., Tampa. (813) 236-5931. 6 p.m. Saturday.

4 Author Talk with Lynn Waddell: Author and journalist Lynn Waddell will be at the Largo public library Tuesday night and will discuss her book Fringe Florida: Travel Among Mud Boggers, Furries, Ufologists, Nudists, and Other Lovers of Unconventional Lifestyles. She will share stories of her experiences with Florida's daring worlds at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free.

5 Tampa Bay Lightning Watch Party: When the team is away playing the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night, fans can cheer on the Lightning at this official watch party, with giveaways and appearances by the Thunder Bug and Lightning cheerleaders, in Channelside Bay Plaza. The game starts at 7:30 and will be on the screen set up at 615 Channelside Drive.

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