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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 2

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  (L-R) Musicians Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen and Jeff Pilson of Foreigner perform during Live Nation's celebration of The 3rd Annual National Concert Day at Irving Plaza on May 1, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Live Nation)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: (L-R) Musicians Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen and Jeff Pilson of Foreigner perform during Live Nation's celebration of The 3rd Annual National Concert Day at Irving Plaza on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Live Nation)

Foreigner: The long-running radio rockers hit the road for a 40th anniversary tour with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $29.95-$9195. (813) 740-2446.

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Marie Antoinette: Freefall 411: A contemporary look at the historic pariah looks at Marie Antoinette through the lens of society's obsession with celebrity. Through August 13. A brief talk prior to the performance provides insight to the production. 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$37. (727) 498-5205.

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Sunset Paddle: Watch the sun set from atop a stand up paddle board or in a kayak. 6:30 p.m., Urban Kai, 13090 Gandy Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $25, includes paddle, leash and lifejacket. (813) 598-1634.

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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. 8:45 a.m., One Buc Place, 1 Buccaneer Place, Tampa. Free. (813) 870-2700.

Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, three themed party zones, DJ dancing, thrill rides in the dark, an all new ice show and summer themed cuisine. Included with regular daily admission. 10 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $99, $79 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free. (888) 800-5447.

AMC Summer Movie Camp: The Peanuts Movie: Teens and adults can escape the heat and catch a cheap screening of a fairly current PG-13 rated movie. Also taking place at Palm Harbor 10 in Palm Harbor. 10 a.m., Centro Ybor 10, 1600 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $3. (813) 248-2323.

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Coffee with a Curator: A special monthly talk presented by one of the Dali Museum's education team or an invited speaker. Father Robert Keffer discusses "Desert Experience of Conversation." 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Sex with Strangers: When twenty-something blogger Ethan and 40-something novelist Olivia engage in an intimate relationship, they confront the dark side of ambition and the trouble of reinventing oneself when the past is only a click away. Through August 13. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Summer Play Dates: A pop-up playhouse for kids to enjoy over-sized games including Connect Four, checkers, chess and hop scotch. 4 p.m., Westfield Countryside Mall, 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Free. (813) 205- 5572.

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TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE: The Sinner, 10 p.m., USA: Jessica Biel is an unassuming woman who snaps and murders a stranger during a family outing at the beach. And that's just in the first episode.

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