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Let's Talk About Medical Marijuana in St. Pete

Friday, April 20, 2018 from 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Location: The Iberian Rooster 475 Central Ave N Ste 100 St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Quarterly Now Trending events, sponsored by Shumaker, Loop, and Kendrick, LLP, are a way to gather members for a conversation on trending topics in the community. This quarter, we will bring in speakers to discuss the future of medical marijuana in St. Petersburg. Topics include regulations, economic opportunities and the current status in Tallahassee. Visit for registration. 

Category: Civic Events


American Stage Gala Under the Stars

Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Demens Landing Park Bayshore Dr. & 2nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

American Stage’s Gala Under the Stars is one of the Tampa Bay area’s most memorable annual events. Held at Demens Landing Park the evening features a gourmet dinner and wine, lively and exciting auctions and the opening-night performance of the American Stage in the Park production. To book now or become an American Stage in the Park Sponsor, Visit
Call  (727) 823-1600 Ext. 207

Category: Entertainment Events


Adult Game Night 1st Anniversary

From: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:00PM
To: Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00PM

Location: 4055 35th St N, St Petersburg, FL 33714-3703, United States

Introducing new game's and more this year.
Tired of the typical night out? Want something new? Come Play With Me is your ticket to fun and an exciting atmosphere. Come out and play while enjoying good food & cocktails, great music, prizes, and meet great people all while playing games past and present. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


2018 Black Writers On Tour

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: Carson Community Center 801 E. Carson Street Carson, California 90746

The purpose of this Tour is to promote literacy awareness, to give exposure to African-American authors, writers, and to motivate, and develop aspiring new writers and authors. To showcase Black Businesses, provide exposure and to increase their sales. For more information contact Black Writers on Tour (323)750-3592 or visit

Category: Business Events


Black Business Bus Tour Tampa

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: 5008 10th Avenue South, Tampa, Florida 33619

Join for a Day of Economic Empowerment.

 Supporting Black Own Business throughout the community. Begining at 8am with coffee and breakfast available. Buses will be departing PROMPTLY AT 9AM and returning back to Bounce Boy at 1pm with 30 plus vendors, entertainment and food trucks! Visit for more information. 

Category: Business Events


2018 Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00AM to 7:00PM

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610

Contact: phone: Vending info: (917) 916-2094 or (813) 325-5584 | email:

Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival 2018 The Parade, Top artists, Dj's, from the caribbean, great food and family fun! Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


April 2020 Plan Meeting featuring Gypsy Gallardo

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Location: The Sanderlin Center 2335 22nd Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33712

Join the South St. Petersburg Democratic Club meeting. After a short business meeting, hear Gypsy Gallardo, CEO of The 2020 Plan, discuss the collective impact initiative of 100 organizations committed to reducing the poverty rate by 30% in South St. Petersburg by 2020. Click here for more information. 

Category: Business Events


Bowl For Kids' Sake 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM

Location: Sunrise Lanes 6393 9th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Bowl for Kids' Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually for children in need across the country. Because of Bowl for Kids' Sake, more Bigs and Littles can be paired up, more friendships can be created and improved outlooks on life can be started. Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


2nd FAMU NAA Tampa Chapter Scholarship Gala

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Double Tree Hotel 4500 W. Cypress | Tampa, FL 33607

Visit for more information. 

Category: Civic Events


Cocktail Benefit with ESPN's Jemele Hill

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: St. Petersburg Museum of History 335 2nd Ave NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701

In this cocktail and hor d’oeurve event, Ms. Hill, the sports celebrity and outspoken champion for democracy, will offer her thoughts on the role that celebrity brings to public service. The event celebrates the impact that each person’s voice plays in our great American democracy. Click here to RSVP. 

Category: Business Events


African American Masterpieces: Symphonic Spirituals

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 7:30PM to 9:30PM

Location: Knowles Memorial Chapel 1000 Holt Ave Winter Park , FL 32789 United States

Price: $25-$65

Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bach Festival Society and Bethune Cookman University Concert Chorale present a program of provocative and passionate works by three of the 20th century’s most important African-American composers-William L. Dawson, William Grant Still, and R. Nathaniel Dett.  These composers fought for their own ability to create lasting works that recorded their experiences and those of their fellow African Americans. Visit for more information. 

Category: Civic Events


Wakanda Forever: A Celebration Party for the Culture

From: Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10:00PM
To: Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:02AM

Location: Spain Restaurant and Toma Bar 513 North Tampa Street Tampa, FL 33602

Ladies and Gentlemen, its time for us to channel our inner King and Queen as it relates to fashion and style. So fellas, feel free to rock a fly Dashiki, or Kente cloth bow tie. Or ladies, show up and show out with an Ankara skirt or amazing head wrap. It is clearly apparent that Black Panther has ignited and further united us, and it is only right that we have an event that highlights aspects of our heritage and unique flavor. Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Youth Grant Review Committee to Host Public Panel

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg Greenhouse 440 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The city’s Youth Development Grant Review Committee will host a public panel to discuss current grant applications. The Youth Development Grant Program is a new source of funding for local organizations to develop programs for at-risk youth in St. Petersburg. In 2018, the program offers funding amounts from $1,500 up to $25,000 to non-profit local organizations, in good standing, who provide services to at-risk youth and are located within the municipal boundaries of St. Petersburg. For more information about the Youth Development Grants, visit or contact Leah McRae, Director of Education and Community Engagement, at


Category: Civic Events


2018 Legislative Wrap-Up

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Location: Bristol-Myers Squibb North America Capability Center located at 4931 George Road in Tampa FL

The Legislative Wrap-up is designed to share updates and give our members and partners a better understanding of policy changes impacting health coverage and access to care.  Light breakfast refreshments will be served. Visit for more information. 

Category: Civic Events


Over The Edge 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: Hilton Tampa Downtown 211 N Tampa St Tampa, Florida 33602

Join the tallest fundraiser and “Rappel FOR A CAUSE” down 17 stories of the Hilton Tampa Downtown. No rappelling or climbing experience is required for participants. The Over the Edge staff consists of professionals with an outstanding safety record who will provide the technical expertise, training and equipment needed to perform this event. There are only 76 "Edger" or rappel spots available and are on a first come first serve basis. Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


ASALH Film Series

Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum 2240 9th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33712

ASALH Presents a Documentary Film Series on "Ancient African Civilizations" Free and open to the public with continental breakfast. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Meet Philip Levine

Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 11:30AM to 1:15PM

Location: St. Petersburg Yacht Club 11 Central Avenue St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Philip Levine is one of several Democratic candidates for Florida governor who will compete in this 2018 primary season. Levine was elected Mayor of Miami Beach in November 2013 and won re-election to a second term with a majority of the vote.  He ran on a reform platform, fixing street flooding, combating sea-level rise, cleaning up government corruption and re-structuring the police department and city finances. As a candidate for governor, Levine cites as his key campaign issues revitalizing the economy, envisioning Florida with better-paying jobs, more competitive schools, and an entrepreneurial approach to protecting our environment. Visit to RSVP.

Category: Civic Events


Mother & Son Dance

Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Ambiance Event Hall & Rentals 2480 East Bay Drive #8, Largo, Florida 33771

 An evening of bonding, dinner and dancing with your most favorite guy! Learning to love and respect women starts with boys learning to cherish their mothers. During this event you can look forward to quality time, a nice dinner served by hostess, dancing, mother and son dance off, and giveaways. Mothers will also have an opportunity to walk the red carpet, sit upon the throne "like the Queen that you are" and take a photo with your favorite guy (professional photos will be available for purchase). This event is suitable for boys ages 5-17 years of age. Semi-Formal attire is requested. Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Prevent Gun Violence Summit

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: First Unitarian Church of Orlando 142 E Jackson St. Orlando, FL 32801

Price: $25

Summit of Partners of the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Voilence. Click here to RSVP. 

Category: Civic Events


The 2nd Annual Pinellas County Head Start Advantage Luncheon

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg Coliseum 535 4th Avenue North St. Petersburg FL, 33701

Contact: Neville A. Clarke Jr. | phone: 727-547-5938 | email:

SAVE THE DATE Pinellas County Head Start Advantage Luncheon. 

Category: Civic Events

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