(3) Scream on the Green Midnight Summer Movie Series
The City of Tampa kicks off its Scream on the Green Midnight Summer Movie Series at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Friday night.
The free movie series will show a different horror flick the third Friday of each month through August 16. Tonight's film is
The Shining, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.
"For adults, this is a great way to enjoy downtown and Curtis Hixon Park," said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. "This experience will be something new and different for Tampa, but I think everyone will have a lot of fun."
Dawn of the Dead will be showing on July 19 and
The Exorcist on August 16.
Concessions including kettle corn, roasted nuts, lemonade, sno cones, and cotton candy will be available to purchase. Low back chairs, coolers and leashed dogs are allowed. Alcohol is prohibited.
The New Kids on the Block brings
The Package Tour to the Amway Center in Orlando on Friday night.
"Ladies, we're coming for you," said NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. "This is going to be the craziest year yet; the single, the album, the tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. We can't wait to give fans The Package!"
"We couldn't be more excited to join New Kids on the Block and 98 Degrees on The Package Tour," said Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men.
Ticket prices for tonight's concert begin at $27.50. For more information, call (407) 440-7000 or visit
(5) National Go Skateboarding Day
Friday is National Go Skateboarding Day, a global celebration where skateboarders come together to enjoy their favorite activity.
Hillsborough County invites all skater aficionados to drop visit the Apollo Beach and Brandon Skate Parks today for free food, giveaways, and a best trick contest.
The Brandon Skate Park at 5720 Providence Road holds its Skateboarding Day event from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
The Apollo Beach Skate Park at 664 Gulf & Sea Boulevard holds its Skateboarding Day event from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.