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Things to do in the northern Hillsborough area this weekend

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Classic concerts: Shevonne Philidor performs music from the ‘60s when The Shops at Wiregrass kicks off its Concerts on the Circle, a live musical concert series that will have you dancing through the decades.

Concerts take place on Thursdays throughout April from 6 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 favorite decade-themed costume.

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.

Fifties fundraiser: The GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club Relay for Life team will sponsor a free screening of “Grease” at the Land O’Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’Lakes Blvd., as a fundraising event. There will be food available for purchase, vendors, dance lessons and a “Grease” costume contest beginning at 5 p.m. The movie begins at 8:15 p.m. Donations are welcome and all proceeds will benefit the Woman’s Club Team Relay for Life fund. For details, call (813) 909-0050.

Green is back: The Green after Dark event returns to Odessa Farmers Market from 5 to 9 p.m. at 8701 Gunn Highway in Odessa. The event features all-green vendors, live music and more.

For information, call (813) 944-8654 or email odessaorganic@gmail.com.

Superheroes unite: Tampa Bay Comic Con returns to the Doubletree Hotel, 4500 W. Cypress St., for two days of convention fun. There will be 100 tables of comic books, videos, toys, action figures, anime, video games, Star Wars, artwork, trading cards and more. Meet artists and celebrity guests and enter the costume contest.

Admission is $15 for one day or $25 for both days; children age 12 and younger are admitted free. For a schedule of events, go to www.tampabaycomiccon.com.

Bring the kids: Tampa Theatre kicks off its new Family Favorites movie series at 3 p.m. with a screening of the 1987 feature film “The Princess Bride.” See swashbuckling, giants, monsters, chases, escapes and true love in this delightful fairytale brought to life.

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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