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$1 Tuesday Comes to a Close
Get one last chance to stretch a buck at Bright House Field. The Threshers play the Tampa Yankees at 7 p.m. for the final $1 Tuesday promotion of the season. Tickets, beverages, hot dogs and more ballpark fare is all $1, all night. Find out more here.
Final Farmers Market Wednesday
The final Summertime Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street. Grab some lunch, fresh produce or artisan gift.
‘Badass’ Teachers Are Worried About Education
As week two of the new school year gets under way, teachers across the state and nation are coming together to voice concerns about the tougher Common Core standards being adopted by states across the country. Calling themselves the Badass Teachers Association, the group wants schools to slow down on adoption of the new rules and fears too much testing will diminish creativity. You can check out the group’s Facebook page for more details or this article in the Tampa Bay Times. What do you think about the state of public education today? Tell us by commenting below!
‘The Book of Mormon’ Comes to Tampa
Want to see what all the hype is about? The hit musical “The Book of Mormon,” brought to America by the creators of South Park, is coming to town in November. Tickets, however, just went on sale for the Straz Performing Arts Center run.
Ready to dry out after all the recent storms? You might be in luck, but don’t count on avoiding rain all together. Forecasters anticipate rain chances of about 30 percent in the afternoon and evening hours today, Aug. 27. On the upside, the torrential, widespread showers we’ve experienced recently are not on tap as drier air moves into the region.