5 things to do under $5 in Tampa Bay this weekend: Feb. 14-16


1. Star gazing: There are two ways to look at the stars this weekend with the help of some powerful telescopes. Each month, MOSI’s SkyWatch lets guests examine a variety of different cosmic objects through the Museum of Science and Industry’s telescopes as astronomers explain what’s up there. This month see Venus continuing to retrograde alongside the Orion Nebula and Pleiades star cluster. In addition, Leo rising east means you might just get a view of the Leo triplets. Free. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6000. mosi.org. And Stargazing at Starkey invites Pasco astronomers to study the stars in one of the darker parks in the area. Free. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday. J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10550 Wilderness Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 255-3083.

2. Anti V-Day Block Party: If Valentine’s Day has you grumpy, put on an all-black outfit (“the color of our hearts”) and join the party in front of MacDinton’s and the Yard of Ale in downtown St. Petersburg, where revelers will find $4 anti V-Day shots, a kissing both and prizes. No cover. 4-11 p.m. Friday. 260 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

3. Home Runs and History: Baseball great Lou Piniella…

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