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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 23

Twilight: In celebration of the 10th anniversary, Fathom Events brings this special engagement of Twilight featuring a new introduction and a sneak peak of Twilight Tour...10 Years Later. Taking place at Westshore 14 in Tampa, Veterans 24 in Tampa and Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. 2 and 7 p.m., $13.40 (price may vary by location). (727) 525-7777.

St. Petersburg Opera: Don Giovanni Mozartís popular opera follows the alleged ladiesí man as he gets his just desserts. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20-$75. (727) 822-3590; stpeteopera.org.

$10 Tuesdays: The museum is open from until 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $10 admission all day. From 5-8 p.m. enjoy special events in the galleries or find happy hour specials in the Canyon Cafe. 10 a.m., James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 892-4200.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street: The Halloween series at Tampa Theatre today features a Ghost Tour at 3 p.m. ($12, $10 ages 2-12, members free.), a screening of A Quiet Place at 6 p.m. and Hereditary at 8:30 p.m. ($10, $7 members). Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Price varies by event. (813) 274-8982.

Hicks House of Horror: The nurturing medical office by day, turns into an eerie haunted house by night. Benefits Suncoast Hospice. 6 p.m., West Coast Family Medical Care, 3165 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $5. (727) 787-3911.

Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits Suncoast Organized Animal Relief. 7 p.m., Hamburger Maryís Bar & Grill, 2901 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 851-9386; hamburgermarys.com/stpete.

Scream-A-Geddon: Brace yourself for this one. The interaction meter goes off the charts at this Halloween haunt this year with the addition of Rage 3D, Demonís Revenge and Zombie Paintball Assault in which you literally hunt, shoot and kill zombies. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$39.95, $9.95-$19.95 paintball. (813) 452-5412; screamageddon.com.

kids and family

Winterís Trick or Tweet: Dress your kids ages 12 and younger in their Halloween costume and they get into the aquarium for $9.99 to enjoy a party with fog machine fun, glitter tattoo stations and "under the sea" decor. 10 a.m., Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. $22.95, $20.95 ages 60-older, $17.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. (727) 441-1790.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE The Guest Book, 10 p.m., TBS: The anthology comedy returns for Season 2 with a new town (Mabel Beach) and a new tourist destination (the Bare Feet Retreat). But as always, the guests arrive with plenty of personal baggage.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find loads of Halloween parties and family fun this week at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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