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Things to do in the Carrollwood area this weekend

Community concert: The Carrollwood Winds performs its spring concert at 8 p.m. at the Carrollwood Center, 4537 Lowell Road. Enjoy a performance by the community concert band directed by Mark Watson. Advance tickets are $12 per person and $10 for Carrollwood Cultural Center members. Day-of-show tickets are $14 and $12. For information or to get tickets, call (813) 269-1310 go to carrollwoodcenter.org. Stop the bullying: “STOPH8,” the second Life Amplified Spoken Word and Talent Showcase, happens from 1 to 5 p.m. at Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N. Dale Mabry Highway. The anti-bullying benefit includes more than 20 performers, including poets, singers, dancers and comedians, along with the headliner, urban pop performer Mikel Soulhop. The charity recipient to receive a portion of the $8 ticket price is Teen Edge Be-you-ty Camp, where local girls attend a week-long camp learning about positive self-image, self-esteem and bully-prevention from strong female role models.
For information, go to www.lifeamplifiedshowcase.com. Calling all captains: Chart your course to the Tampa Bay Boat Show at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N. The event showcases boat dealers and manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies, and myriads of accessories. Admission is free. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Parking is $5, or $12 for an RV or bus. For details, call (727) 755-3509 or go to www.tampabayboatshows.com. See zoo for six bucks: Wal-Mart Stores sponsors “$6 Day” from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W. Sligh Ave. Visit more than 2,000 animals and learn about endangered wildlife for $6 per person. (Zoo rides are not included with $6 admission.) For information, call (813) 935-8552 or go to www.lowryparkzoo.com. Extra special: Tampa Theatre wraps up its Family Favorites classic films at 2 p.m. with Steven Spielberg’s “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” When a little boy finds a stranded alien, he enlists his sister and brother to help it find a way back home. 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.

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