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Things to Do in South Tampa this week

Published:   |   Updated: June 11, 2013 at 04:48 PM

FRIDAY

Eat at Joe's: Joe Chillura Courthouse Square in downtown Tampa will transform into an Eat at Joe's lunch and concert party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown workers, residents and visitors can eat while enjoying the saxophone and vocals of Stacey Knights.

Buy lunch from three food trucks or from other downtown eateries that plan to have grab-and-go lunches available.

The Eat at Joe's free concert series is every second Friday of the month through the summer at Pierce Street and Kennedy Boulevard. Keep track of the performers and vendors at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/parks. For details, call (813) 635-3500.

Made in Egypt: The Gasparilla International Film Festival's Global Lens Series presents "Cairo 678," a film from Egypt, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza.

The gripping social tale describes the ordeals three Egyptian women face as they band together to confront sexual harassment.

The film is in Arabic with English subtitles. General admission is $8, or $5 for students/seniors and Tampa Museum of Art members. For details, visit www.globalfilm.org.

SATURDAY

Hair-razing event: In honor of those battling cancer, join the Ybor City Saturday Market in celebrating the inaugural Happy Bald Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Park, 1800 E. Eighth Ave.

The event includes shopping, entertainment and barbers for those who are inspired to go bald. There will be bald beauty contests along with a Meat Bald contest to find the best-tasting meatballs.

For information, call (813) 241-2442 or visit www.ybormarket.com.

SUNDAY

Father's Day fun: For Father's Day, the Summer Classic Movie Series presents "National Lampoon's Vacation," featuring Chevy Chase as the dimwitted dad, at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St.

Determined to make his family vacation to Wally World a memorable one, Clark Griswold (Chase) plans a cross-country road trip, but wacky hijinks ensue when unexpected roadblocks threaten his itinerary.

Tickets are $9 general admission and $7 for Tampa Theatre members, and are available at the box office. For information, call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org.

TUESDAY

Heart of the matter: Newly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band Heart, fronted by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N. The show is part of the Heartbreaker Tour featuring Heart with special guest Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience along with a 30-minute Led Zeppelin encore.

For information and to find tickets, go to www.livenation.com.

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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