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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 2

School of Rock - The Musical: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash is based on the movie starring Jack Black. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $38-$108. (813) 229-7827.

Ice Skating at Tampa's Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Stop by the cafe for themed drinks and holiday snacks. 10 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $13. (813) 221-3686.

Three Kings Celebration: Explore the journey to Bethlehem through Latin traditions, live entertainment and twinkling lights. Included with admission. 3 p.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $99, $79 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free. (888) 800-5447.

Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits the Winter Break Camp for kids with Autism. 6 p.m., Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grill, 2901 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 851-9386.

Badi Assad: Brazilian singer, guitarist and percussionist known for mixing traditional styles of native Brazilian music with pop, jazz and world/ethnic sounds from around the world. 7:30 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 895-6620.

Florida West Coast Bromeliads: Bromeliad Society meets with information on bromeliad care, plus plants for sale. Get advice on growing thriving bromeliads, removing 'pups', best choices for soil and tools, lighting needs, and more. 7:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 544-8558.

Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow: The legendary punk singer, writer and activist presents his photos and stories from his travels from all across the world. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29.50-$49.50. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission. Noon, Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE: LA to Vegas, 9 p.m., Fox: The new series follows a shoestring budget airline crew and its eccentric passengers who take the roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas every weekend with only one goal in mind: come back a winner.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 2 12/29/17 [Last modified: Friday, December 29, 2017 4:04pm]
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