Dance Classes Forming Now
School is about to start and classes at Tutterow Dance Academy are forming now too. Dancers ages two and older learn styles including ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop. Registration is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Find out more here.
SKATE PARK GRAND OPENING
The Bayhead ActionPark opens officially at 11 a.m. Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony that includes skate and bike demonstrations and giveaways.
The new lighted park offers a mini-ramp, 7-foot empty pool and a street section with rails, steps and grind box. Get more details in the post on Patch.
Enjoy a nature hike Saturday through McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th N St, from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. The guided hike is free.
Tampa Bay Beaches Snubbed by CNN: As summer comes to a close, the folks at CNN have decided to highlight America’s beaches. They’ve released a list of “22 can’t-miss U.S. Beaches.” While the list has some amazing choices from New England all the way to Hawaii, it’s devoid of any Tampa Bay selections. Did they miss the boat? What Bay area beach would you have CNN add to that list? Tell us in the comments!
Hottest Ticket in Town?: Is your teenage daughter still glancing sideways at you for not getting her a ticket to see Justin Bieber when he was in town Aug. 8? Here’s a solution that might turn her frown upside down. Bruno Mars is heading to the Tampa Bay Times Forum Aug. 28. Tickets are still on sale, according to the forum’s website. They’ll cost you though. The cheapest seats are $53.95 when taxes and fees are added in.
Wet Weather Heading Our Way: With a large tropical system kicking around in the Gulf, just off the coast of Mexico, it’s best to plan for a wet day ahead. While the system doesn’t look like it’s heading this way, it is anticipated to bring some rain to the Tampa Bay area. Chances for storms are set at about 60 percent for today, Aug. 16.