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Scratching Out A Living by Angela Steusse, PhD

Friday, February 12, 2016 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: 1505 N. Nebraska Ave. in Tampa

How has Latino immigration transformed the rural South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? 

Category: General

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Jeff Copeland presents Grown & Sexy Happy Hour

Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Sylvia's St. Pete Restaurant, 642 22nd Street S. in St. Pete

Contact: website: http://sylviasstpete.com/

No cover, 50 cent wings, drink specials.

Category: Entertainment Events

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"Haiti Speaks" Featuring: Patrick Noze

Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Gallerie 909, 909 22nd St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: website: www.gallerie909.com

Come experience the transformational work of Artist, Patrick Noze.

Category: Entertainment Events

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St.Petersburg 2nd Saturday ArtWalk

Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM

The Waterfront Arts District, Central Arts District, EDGE District, Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District become one arts destination for the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk on February 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. Read more here.

Category: Entertainment Events

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ASALH Honors Justice Marshall for Black History Month

Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: The St. Petersburg Yacht Club

Price: $50.00

Contact: phone: (727) 482-9572

ASALH's speaker is the notable Scholar, Author and Historian, Gilbert King, who will lecture on Thurgood Marshall and the struggle for Civil Rights. After his lecture, he will take questions from the floor. Copies of his book will be for sale.  Please send payment for your tickets (and names and number) as
soon as possible, but no later than January 31st, 2016.  ASALH, POST OFFICE BOX 35504, ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33705

Category: Holiday Events

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Love & Laugh Comedy Show & Dinner

Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Quality Inn, 151 North Douglas Ave. in Altamonte Springs

Price: $35 Gen. Admin. & VIP $40 *Dinner

Contact: phone: (352)641-0186

Click here to learn more.

Category: Entertainment Events

Deadline to Register to Vote and Change Political Party Affiliation for the March 15 Presidential Preference Primary and Municipal Elections

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: Pinellas County

Contact: website: VotePinellas.com/RegistrationEvents

Registration is required for new voters by this deadline in order to participate in the March 15, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary and Municipal Elections. Voters who are already registered to vote in Florida do not need to re-register.

Category: Civic Events

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New Family Night

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 4:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: Sylvia's St. Pete Restaurant, 642 22nd Street S. in St. Pete

Contact: website: http://sylviasstpete.com/

Soft drinks free for kids; kids meal $3.99; adult chicken dinner $5.99

Category: General

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St.Petersburg's Conference on World Affairs

From: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 12:00AM
To: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 12:00AM

Location: 140 7th Ave. S. in St.Pete

The St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs is a cooperative venture of a group of civic-minded St. Petersburg residents and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Multiple panels of distinguished diplomats, military, media, and academic experts will discuss critical international issues of the day. The public, including students of USF St. Petersburg and other area universities, are cordially invited to attend the conference free of charge. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis.

 

Category: Civic Events

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1st Annual 2020 Plan Leadership Council "Where Do We Go From Here?"

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 8:30AM to 11:30AM

Location: Childs Park YMCA, 691 - 43rd St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: email: Please RSVP: 2020Coordinator@gmail.com

200 community leaders from every corner of St. Petersburg come together on February 17th for an Open Mic dialogue about the next leg in the 5-year push to reduce poverty by 30% by the 2020 Census.

*  Facilitator - Deborah Figgs-Sanders 
*  Keynote Address - Pastor Louis M. Murphy, Sr  *  Panelists - County Commissioner Ken Welch; City Urban  Affairs Director Nikki Gaskin-Capehart; Carolyn King, Executive Director Pinellas Opportunity Council; City Councilman Karl Nurse & Ret. Lt. Col. Alfredo Anthony
*  Open Mic Dialogue - Co-Facilitated by Carl Lavender, Jr. & Watson Haynes II
Breakout Session & Feedback Loop - Facilitated by Harvey Landress 

Category: Civic Events

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UniverSoul Circus

From: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7:00PM
To: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 9:00PM

Location: Raymond James Stadium Parking Lot in Tampa

Contact: website: http://www.universoulcircus.com

Category: Entertainment Events

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Tampa Bay Winter Mixer

Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Location: 1010 N. Macinnes Pl. in Tampa

Contact: email: Ameerah.Mukayed@floridadiversitycouncil.org

Come and invite your colleagues to network with Tampa Bay Diversity Council partners and members. Learn more about the Florida Diversity Council and our local Tampa Bay events and initiatives. The deadline to RSVP is February 11th 2016. 

 

Category: Entertainment Events

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To Life: To the Arts

Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: 400 1st St. S. in St.Pete

Contact: phone: (727) 820-0100 Ext. 274

The Florida Holocaust Musem's annual gala To Life: To the Arts will feature Samuel Bak, the 2016 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award Recipient. Mr. Bak began painting as a boy in the Vilna Ghetto. He and his mother were the only members of his family to survive the Holocaust. Mr. Bak has spent his life wrestling with his experience during the Holocaust, creating a legacy of testimony through his art. Read more here.

 

Category: Entertainment Events

Living a Balanced and Fullfilled Life

Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: DoubleTree Hotel Palm Court Room, 4500 W. Cypress St. in Tampa

Price: Members: $35 Non-Members: $40 No RSVP and at the Door: $45

Contact: email: RSVP to mar806608@gmail.com no later than 2/17/2016 at 11:59pm.

Join HPWA on February 18th and meet Dr. Jaime Kulaga.  She has taught and worked with hundreds of women empowering them to discover their own greatness, and in turn, create a loving and gratifying environment for all those in their lives.

Dr. Kulaga will talk to us about living a more balanced and fulfilled life:

  • Identify your Priorities 
  • Get time Back
  • Give to Yourself with Less Guilt
  • Learn how Perfection Hurts your Success
  • Take the Bucket List Challenge

Category: General

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Black History Month Celebration

Friday, February 19, 2016 from 11:45AM to 1:30PM

Location: Sam Horton Instructional Services Center, 2920 N. 40th St. in Tampa

Theme:  The Empowering Evolution of Black Business:  Examining Segregated Systems and Styles of the Past, Present, and Future

RSVP: AC Thomas at 813.635.1240 or email Alalia.Thomas@sdhc.K12.fl.us
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 

Category: Holiday Events

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The 10th Annual HCC Black, Brown & College Bound’s Dr. Sylvia M. Carley Luncheon will feature GEN. COLIN POWELL

Friday, February 19, 2016 from 12:30PM to 2:00PM

Location: Tampa Convention Center

Click here to reserve your table.

Category: General

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Sylvia’s Queen of Soul presents YA LEVY LA’FORD

Friday, February 19, 2016 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Sylvia's St. Pete Restaurant, 642 22nd Street S. in St. Pete

Contact: website: http://sylviasstpete.com/

Reception & talk by the artist “The anointing of Dreams Unite”.  Complimentary hors-d'oeuvres; cash bar & full menu available.

Category: General

Economic Empowerment Series Workshop-Investment Basics

Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Location: Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association

Price: Free

Contact: 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, Inc. and The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Tampa Bay Chapter | 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, Inc. | email: 100BMTB@gmail.com | website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/economic-empowerment-series-workshop-investment-basics-tickets-21347148897

For the Month of February the Economic Empowerment Series Workshop will focus on Investment Basics. We will explore investment options and strategies as well as risk. Please come out and join us; it's free! See you there! Light refreshments provided

Category: General

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2nd Annual Midtown Walmart Neighborhood Market Black History Festival

Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Location: 1794 22nd St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: Claude Williams 727-551-3408 | phone: Janis Ford 727-892-5087

Activities Include: food samples, free health screenings, children’s activities, entertainment,  giveaways & more!

Category: Holiday Events

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A Tribute to Herbie Hancock

Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: 253 5th Ave. N. in St.Pete

Spanning more than six decades and counting, Herbie Hancock’s music captures and delights jazz fans in both acoustic and electric genres. As a tribute to this present day genius, an astounding group of musicians have been assembled under the leadership of “STretch” Bruyn to offer an evening of favorite Hancock compositions that have been personally inspirational to Bruyn and the jazz community at large. Read more here.

Category: Entertainment Events

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