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Things to do in Carrollwood and New Tampa this weekend


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Decades wrap-up: The Shops at Wiregrass concludes its Concerts on the Circle live music series with Hunks of Funk playing songs from the ‘60s through the ‘90s, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the valet circle on Piazza Avenue. A live DJ kicks off the show at 6 p.m. and the band performs at 7 p.m. Dress in your grooviest retro-themed threads.

The Shops at Wiregrass offers a commemorative drink mug for $10 with proceeds donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For information, go to www.theshopsatwiregrass.com.

Keyboard virtuoso: Composer and singer Paul Todd returns to Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church at 7 p.m.

A Christian artist, Todd accompanies himself by playing six keyboards simultaneously.

Tickets are $15 with proceeds benefiting Adult Lutherans Organized for Action. For details, call (813) 988-4025.

Beatles throwback: Experience the Beatles when Rain returns to the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place, at 8 p.m.

From the Ed Sullivan Show to Abbey Road, Rain looks and sounds much like the Beatles.

Tickets start at $34.50 (plus service charges), and may be purchased online at strazcenter.org or call (813) 229-7827.

Kids’ cultural festival: Head to Lowry Park Zoo for the fourth annual cultural festival Día del Niño, or Day of the Child, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1101 W. Sligh Ave.

This one-day Latin celebration features family activities and entertainment including live music, bilingual talks and more. Activities are included with regular zoo admission of $24.94 for adults, $22.95 for seniors and $19.95 for kids ages 3 to 11. Children age 2 and younger are free.

For information, call (813) 935-8552 or go to www.lowryparkzoo.com.

Amusing musical: Tampa Theatre’s Family Favorites presents everybody’s favorite red-haired girl and her dog in the 1982 feature film “Annie,” at 3 p.m. at 711 N. Franklin St. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children, and are available at the Tampa Theatre box office, 711 N. Franklin St.

For information call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org.

Send Things to Do submissions to Greg S. Carr at gscarr@tampatrib.com. Deadline is at least one week prior to publication date.

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