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2nd Annual SUAC Edible Garden Tour

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Self-guided tour of 7 of St. Pete's Edible Gardens. Open to the Public at No Charge! Learn what our best local gardeners are growing and how they are doing it. Signs will mark sites. SUAC is a 501c3 non-profit. For more information contact Bill at 727-488-3163 or bbilodeau40@gmail.com.

Category: Health Events

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Florida Hardest-Hit Fund-Pricipal Reduction Program

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Location: David M. Barksdale Senior Center, 1801 N. Lincoln Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607

The Housing & Community Development Division administers the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund–Principal Reduction (HHF-PR) program.  This program is designed to assist eligible homeowners who are underwater by providing up to $50,000 to reduce the principal balance of the first mortgage thereby reducing the loan-to-value (LTV) of the first mortgage to no less than 100%.  For more information, contact Latasha Hicks at (813) 274-7989 or latasha.hicks@tampagov.net

 

 

Category: Civic Events

Festival

4th Annual St. Petersburg's Fine Art Festival

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: North Straub Park, 310 Bayshore Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The 4th Annual St. Petersburg Fine Art Festival showcases original artwork by more than 130 artisans from across Florida and around the United States. Together these artisans will weave a tapestry of art from works in painting, photography, sculpture, metalwork, digital art, jewelry, glass, ceramics, woodworking, mixed-media, fibert art, metalwork – and much more. If you do not find exactly what you want, commission a piece of original art made expressly for you! Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events

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2nd Annual Black Arts Festival

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: Street Festival 22nd between 9th Avenue & 11th Avenue South

Price: Trail Tour $5

The festival will open on Friday evening at Studio @620 with “Dancing Like Home”, directed by Joyce Guy. There will be a meet and greet with the film maker and many other artists who will participate in the street festival on Saturday.  Opening at 620 1st Avenue So, Friday, February 24, 6 – 8PM | $10. On Saturday, February 25th Gallerie 909 will host the 2nd Annual Visual Arts festival showcasing work by local and national artists, reflecting art from the African diaspora.  This festival will take place from 11AM – 6PM on 22nd Street between 9th and 11th Avenue South.  There’s also a scheduled guided tour of the African American Heritage Trail.  The Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum will be open to visitors during the festival with a morning workshop for youth. For more information call (727) 565-3930

Category: Entertainment Events

Film

2nd Annual Black Arts & Film Festival 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: 909 22nd St. S. in St.Pete

Please contact Gallerie 909 to participate at 727-565-3930. This is an annual event that will be the celebration of Arts, Culture and Heritage to Saint Petersburg, FL as a culminating weekend for Black History Month. More details will follow...

Category: Entertainment Events

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1st Annual Black History Month Community Expo

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Location: University Mall Tampa 2200 East Fowler Avenue Tampa, FL 33612

University Mall and ReDefiners World Languages invite you to the 1st Annual Black Heritage Community Expo, a celebration of the past to inspire the future. Bring the family to University Mall the last weekend of February and enjoy dramatic storytelling, African dance, creative workshops, poetry slam, and free kids language classes. Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman takes the stage Sunday along with FREE financial literacy workshops, community resource expo, fun giveaways and so much more. Click here for more information. 

Category: Holiday Events

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To Life: The FHM’s 25th Anniversary

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: The Vinoy Renaissance, 501 5th Ave. NE in St. Pete

To Life: The FHM's 25th Anniversary will be a celebration of the Past, Present, and Future of The Florida Holocaust Museum.  David Eisenhower will be the Keynote Speaker for To Life: The FHM's 25th Anniversary celebration! Eisenhower will be speaking and accepting a posthumous award on behalf of his grandfather General Dwight D. Eisenhower in honor of the pivotal role he played in liberating the Nazi concentration camps and documenting what was discovered to ensure that the Holocaust could not be denied nor forgotten.

Category: General

Festival

4th Annual St. Petersburg's Fine Art Festival

Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: North Straub Park, 310 Bayshore Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The 4th Annual St. Petersburg Fine Art Festival showcases original artwork by more than 130 artisans from across Florida and around the United States. Together these artisans will weave a tapestry of art from works in painting, photography, sculpture, metalwork, digital art, jewelry, glass, ceramics, woodworking, mixed-media, fibert art, metalwork – and much more. If you do not find exactly what you want, commission a piece of original art made expressly for you! Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events

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Pinellas: Eco Fun Festival offers good, green fun for entire family

Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: Pinellas County Solid Waste 11418 34th St N, Clearwater, FL 33762

Pinellas County Solid Waste will be hosting the 1st Annual Eco Fun Festival on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., at Bridgeway Acres Commons on the grounds of the solid waste facility, located at 11418 34th St. N. in Clearwater. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking will also be provided. The first 2,500 registered attendees will receive a reusable cup and bag. For more information about Eco Fun Festival and to register for the event, please visit www.pinellascounty.org/ecofunfest

 

Category: Health Events

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Orange County History Center Presents Talbert Gray: Breaking Barriers

Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Orange County Regional History Center 65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

When Talbert Gray joined WESH-TV in Orlando in 1969, he became the first black newsman on a commercial station in Florida. In a long career in TV, newspapers, magazines, and radio, Gray blazed trails and opened doors, changing media in the South forever. From interviewing celebrities and Civil Rights legends to publishing the first black magazine to celebrate diversity in Central Florida, Gray has compelling stories to tell from his fascinating life as a change-maker. Free admission. Click here for more information. 

Category: Civic Events

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Sewer Symposium: A public forum

Monday, February 27, 2017 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Location: Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. South, St. Petersburg FL 33712

SEWER SYMPOSIUM:  A Public Forum on the Proposed Consent Order and
Wastewater Project Implementation ST. PETERSBURG, FL (February 24, 2017) - In the continuing effort to keep
citizens informed of the important infrastructure improvements ongoing in the city -- and update stakeholders on the proposed Consent Order from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection -- two public meetings will be held over the next several weeks. For more information 727 893-7465 voice 727 892-5372 FAX
www.stpete.org

Category: Civic Events

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Paul Tash

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 11:30AM to 1:15PM

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

Join Suncoast Tiger Bay Inc. - Paul Tash. RSVP Deadline: Noon - Thursday, February 23rd. Click here to RSVP.

Category: Civic Events

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The Queenshead Eurobar and Restaurant Meet

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Location: The Queenshead 2501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg FL

Grand Central District invites all who live, work and play in the Grand Central District to join us for an informal Meet and Mix on Tuesday, February 28th from 5:30p - 7:00p at The Queenshead. Come meet your neighbors, make new acquaintances and mingle with old friends!

Category: Entertainment Events

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Passage at St. Augustine Presents 1964 Film & Filmmaker's Lecture

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: The Palladium Theater 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Free and Open to the public. As part of the City’s Black History Month festivities, the Palladium is proud to host the showing of this special award-winning documentary and talk by Emmy-nominated journalist and filmmaker Clennon L. King. Here is an excerpt about King and the film from an article by Cori Urban, appearing in Masslive.com. Click here for more information. 

Category: Faith Community Events

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St. Petersburg Marks Black History Month with Special Film Presentation February 28 at Palladium

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: The Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Avenue North, St. Petersburg Fl

As part of the City’s Black History Month festivities, the Palladium is proud to host the showing of this special award-winning documentary and talk by Emmy-nominated journalist and filmmaker Clennon L. King. Here is an excerpt about King and the film from an article by Cori Urban, appearing in Masslive.com. Click here for more information.

Category: Civic Events

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"Protecting Pinellas Waters" with Cynthia Barnett

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center 9200 113th Street North, Seminole Fl

Join award-winning water author and journalist Cynthia Barnett and local experts for an honest, aspirational conversation on the future of water in Pinellas County. Our community overcame decades-long water wars over public supply and helped rejuvenate Tampa Bay from the brink of collapse. Facing new water challenges and a warming world, how can citizens and local government again work together to foster innovative solutions and develop a water ethic that will last for generations? Click here to register now! 

Category: Health Events

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NAACP General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: Enoch D Davis Center 1111 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Just a reminder: The NAACP General Membership Meeting is this coming Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 6:30p.m. @ the Enoch Davis Center. Hope to see you there, ready to work!

Category: Civic Events

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Girl Groups The 60's Explosion

From: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:00AM
To: Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 12:00AM

Location: Waistcoats Black Theatre Troupe 1646 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236

Contact: phone: 941-366-1505

WBTT steps back into the golden age of girl groups. The Shirelles, The Marvelettes, The Supremes, and The Shangri-Las were some of the “leaders of the pack” who created “heat waves” in the music industry with such hits as “Please Mr. Postman,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Stop! In The Name Of Love.” You’ll leave the theatre “Dancing in the Street!”. Click here for show times and Tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events

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Ringing College Presents Matthew Holler tells stories in photos

From: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 9:00AM
To: Monday, March 27, 2017 at 4:00PM

Location: Ringling College of Art and Design 2700 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34234-5895

Matthew Holler’s fascination with photography and the fashion industry led him to earn his BFA from the Ringling College Department of Photography & Imaging and pursue a career as a fashion and portrait photographer in Sarasota and New York after graduation. Heavily influenced by early to mid-twentieth century photography, Holler draws inspiration from Richard Avedon, Robert Mapplethorpe and Helmut Newton. The selection of works in the exhibition by this dynamic fashion and portrait photographer represents a wide range of his photographic approaches from 2011-2016. Click here to learn more.

Category: Entertainment Events

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Gasparilla Roll's Out The Red Carpet for Locally Made Movie

From: Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 9:00AM
To: Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:00PM

t’s Gasparilla time again but this year the film creating the big buzz is the break out action film “King Charles.” With over one hundred films showcasing at this year’s event one local made film in particular stands out amongst them.  The locally made action/drama “King Charles.”  Rod Grant an actor/producer, teamed up with his pal Nicholas Naylor to produce the feature film.  The partnership seemed to have paid off.  The festival happens March 2-9th. Visit http://gasparillafilmfestival.com/ for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events

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