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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 20

Happy Hour with the Rowdies: Hang out with Rowdies midfielder Freddy Adu, the soccer phenom who made headlines across the sports world by reuniting with his former coach by signing with the Rowdies. Play foosball and FIFA Futball on Xbox. The best-dressed fan will score four tickets to the next home match. 5:30 p.m., Rowdies Den, 200 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free; food and drink additional. (727) 350-5845.

Tampa Bay Tech Jam: TechStart Tampa Bay's largest annual fundraiser features local tech company bands battling it out for your choice. They will perform three cover songs ranging from the '90s to now. Also includes drinks, food, raffle prizes, networking and games. 5:30 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $50, $90 VIP before August 6; $65-$100. (727) 238-6517.

Life After Five: Enjoy live entertainment and drinks as you network with co-workers, friends and business professionals. 5:30 p.m., Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 839-7300.

Flicks and Food Trucks: Grab some grub from gourmet food trucks and watch independent short films. 6 p.m., Grand Central at Kennedy, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 481-8805.

Over, Under, Over: Intertwined Experiences in a Transgender Age: This performance art work in a salon setting is a collaboration between artist Jono Vaughan, hairstylist Moriah Fleeting and volunteers who will be having their hair braided while conversing about the high rate of murder affecting the transgender community. 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $5 after 5 p.m. (727) 896-2667.

Broadway Smash Songbook: Show stoppers from Broadway past and present including songs from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, My Fair Lady and more. One night only. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15, $25 reserved. (727) 822-3590.

20 Penny Circus: The vaudevillian show for grown-ups features stunts, magic illusions and two clowns, blending mind reading, twisted magic, circus arts and a classic sideshow. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

Nashville Pussy: The psychobilly rock 'n' rollers team up with Southern heavy metal band, Valient Thorr for a tour that hits Tampa. Tickets available on Ticketfly. 9 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $14-$16. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Toddler Takeover: Designed for children ages 5 and younger, this early childhood program focuses on emotional and social development as well as motor skills. Through Aug. 28. 10 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

Under the Dome, 10 p.m., CBS. We're as surprised as anyone that those poor people in Chester's Mill are still stuck Under the Dome. Tonight, an unexpected alliance forms in hopes of attacking said dome.

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