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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 20

Eliana Goldberg, 5, of Wesley Chapel looks at a Lego sculpture called "Everlasting" at The Art of the Brick exhibit, which opened Friday in Tampa and runs through Sept. 4. [CHARLIE KAIJO | Times]
Published Aug. 20, 2017

The Art of the Brick: An elaborate display of more than 100 pieces of Lego artwork including the life sized sculpture of a man ripping open his chest, a 20-foot-long T. rex skeleton, a giant skull and replicas of famous works including Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night and Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Remains on display through Sept. 4. 10 a.m., Event Space, 802 E Whiting St., Tampa. Free. (813) 301-6500.

Sunday Bicycle Rides: Meet at the tennis courts for a 15-mile tour of Davis Islands. Helmets are required and riders must maintain speeds of 10 to 14 mph. Call (813) 598-4999. 7:30 a.m., Sandra W. Freedman Tennis Complex, 59 Columbia Drive, Tampa. Free.

Bucs Training Camp : The public is invited to a series of free Bucs practices with discounted concessions, merchandise tents, appearances by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Captain Fear. There's also the Glazer Family Foundation Vision Mobile, the Street Team RV, the Women of RED Zone exhibit and autographs from Buccaneer players after each practice. Camp closes out with a pre-season night game against the Cleveland Browns. 8:45 a.m., One Buc Place, 1 Buccaneer Place, Tampa. Free. (813) 870-2700.

Yoga + Dali: The vinyasa/ashtanga-based classes are held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden with views of the waterfront. Bring a mat and a towel. 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $15, $10 members. (727) 823-3767.

Tampa Home Show: This annual home and garden show boasts more than 600 exhibits with new products and home improvement/landscaping ideas. Also, meet "Mr. Green Thumb" Stan DeFreitas, author of the Complete Guide to Florida Gardening. 11 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $8, $4 seniors, children free. Toll-free 1-877-730-7469.

Suds on Sunday: Get a free Tito's Vodka cocktail while your dog gets shampooed, towel dried and a pupcake. Benefits Vets4Pets. Noon, Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $10. (813) 545-4411.

Tampa Bay Lobster Festival: Lobster lovers heaven with whole lobsters flown in fresh from Maine. Dinner includes all the fixins', a sushi bar, raw oysters, vegan options and dessert. Also includes vendor booths and live entertainment by Daniel Von Zangenberg, Code Red and Clayton Morris. Benefits Oldsmar Cares. 12 p.m., Kapok Special Events Center, 923 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $8 advance, $10 at door (admission); $19.95 (dinner). Advance orders recommended. (877) 476-8499.

Cheat Codes: An EDM DJ trio. 2 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Free (email member ticket), $8 general admission. (727) 442-5107.

Markus Schulz: It's been more than a decade since the DJ started gracing the stage with his techno and trance music. 2 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $15-$30. (813) 281-8900.

Music in the Marly Series: Stephen Prutsman: In this diverse season of informal Sunday afternoon concerts, the audience is invited to meet the musicians. The pianist's body of work incorporates a vast array of genres, ranging from classical to jazz to world music. 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $25, $15 students; $15 members. (727) 896-2667.

Summer Classic Movie Series : Sing-Along Grease (1978): All summer long, Tampa Theatre will show classic Hollywood movies. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

Rock the Block: Join Tampa Bay Rays players and their wives in the Rays Club for this party with cocktails, tastings by the Club chefs, silent auction, mystery boxes and player appearances. Benefits feeding the hungry and the Dream Center for Human Trafficking. 6 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. $125. (727) 851-9074.

John Melendez: In addition to his work for 15 seasons on the Howard Stern radio show, he also worked on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and has appeared in numerous films, including Private Parts, Dude, Where's My Car? and Airheads. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Besties: As seen on TMZ Live and Last Comic Standing, these comedian best friends play off each other. They are Carmen Vallone, Richy Leis and John Charles. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Toddler Takeover: The big kids are back in school and the museum gears up for toddlers with programs including yoga, music, gross motor skill development, social learning and pre-K readiness. Runs through August 26. 1 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, 1 and younger free. (813) 443-3861.

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