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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 17-23.

Meet Dolphin Tale stars: Nathan Gamble (Sawyer), Cozi Zuehlsdorff (Hazel) and Austin Highsmith (Phoebe) will return to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, where the Dolphin Tale movies were filmed, starting Saturday through July 29. Included with regular admission, $21.95, $19.95 seniors, $16.95 ages 3-12. For a schedule, go to seewinter.com.

DJ Kitty Onesie: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers: The first 15,000 fans at Saturday's game get a free adult-sized DJ Kitty Onesie when the Rays play the Rangers. It's also "Baseball Forever Night" to show community support for baseball. tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

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DATE NIGHT

Music: It's a classic rockapalooza on Tuesday, when REO Speedwagon teams up with Styx and the Eagles' Don Felder at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa ($27.50 and up). That same night, electro-alternative duo Phantogram co-headline with trip-hop producer Tycho at St. Petersburg's Jannus Live ($33-$76). Thursday, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Kehlani plays the Orpheum in Ybor City ($24-$29), while Ace Frehley, founding member and former lead guitarist of KISS, rocks Clearwater's Capitol Theatre ($35-$60). Saturday, hip-hop duo Dead Prez return to downtown St. Petersburg at Fubar ($20).

Taking Back Sunday: On Friday, the emo heroes will be joined by Every Time I Die and Modern Chemistry at 6:30 p.m. at Jannus Live ($26.50). Later that night, John Nolan, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of Taking Back Sunday, performs a DJ set at 10 p.m. The Bends, 919 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. jannuslive.com.

GET REAL: Ultra-realistic paintings now on display at Tampa museum

LEGO TIME: Famed Lego statues on display at free exhibit in downtown

KIDS AND FAMILY

Fun Family 5K and Pool Party: With splash zones and water obstacles, the run is followed by a pool party at the Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center in Largo on Saturday. $10, $20 entire family. largo.com.

Kids' Gasparilla International Film Festival: This new film fest for kids at Tampa's Glazer Children's Museum on Friday features short films and animations from the New York International Children's Film Festival. Included with admission. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. glazermuseum.org.

Snooty the manatee's 69th birthday bash: Documented by Guinness World Records as the oldest known manatee in captivity, Snooty turns 69, and the South Florida Museum in Bradenton celebrates Saturday with children's games, art activities and reduced museum admission prices of $9, $8 seniors, $7 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. s outhfloridamuseum.org.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 17-23. 07/16/17 [Last modified: Monday, July 17, 2017 10:07am]
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