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3rd Annual Hospitality Connect

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: Sundial in downtown St. Pete

Join members of St. Petersburg's hospitality and entertainment industries at our fourth annual networking event.  Click here to learn more.

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Telling Tampa Bay

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: 620 1st Ave. S in St.Pete

Price: Free

Contact: The Florida Humanities Council | phone: (727) 895-6620 | website: http://www.thestudioat620.org

Thru performance, The Telling Project puts veterans and military family members in front of their communities to share their stories. Come hear first hand the experiences and impact of military service within our community. The Telling Project has put veterans and military family members on stage in fifteen states, raising awareness of military experiences on a person-to-person, community level since 2008.

Category: Faith Community Events

MILLIONARES MARCH FORTH CONFERENCE 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: Sheraton Hotel 4400 W. Cypress St. Tampa, Fl 33607

Price: $257 General Reg. Enter promo code PBMAG for special Power Broker Sponsor Rate

Contact: Seminars On Success | Selphenia Nichols | phone: (813)956-0185 | email: selphenia@successcoachtowomen.com | website: http://successcoachtowomen.com

Millionaire Minded individuals and Million Dollar Revenue Bound Businesses will gather together at this Signature Business and Leadership event. At Millionaires March Forth Conference we will provide proven success strategies in CREATING AN ONLINE PRESENCE,BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT,REVENUE GENERATION, NETWORKING, MARKETING, BRANDING and more. *Learn to strategically build your brand so that your business stands out in the mind of your ideal client. *Learn how marketing can activate your buyer and push your brand effectively to create loyal customers that not only buy but encourages other to buy as well. *Learn how to build a solid online platform and branch out on a no to low cost budget. *Learn to maximize your networking more effectively to increase the net worth of your business. *Learn how to generate the revenue you need to succeed. Get armed with clarity on ways to generate revenue and the systems you need to support the process. Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities are available. Contact Chloe at (813)532-9072

Category: Business Events

Tampa Bay Diversity Council March Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Location: USF Marshall Center in Tampa

Contact: email: RSP to ameerah.mukayed@floridadiversitycouncil.org

Educational Segment:  "Using Emotional Intelligence: Do Women Have an Advantage?" by Dr. Pat Baxter, Talent Catalyst & E.I. Coach 

This session will look at how gender may play into how emotions and E.I. are viewed and used in the workplace and how emotions, when properly managed can drive trust, loyalty, commitment, productivity and innovation.

Category: General

South County Community Council (SCCC) meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 3:30PM to 5:00PM

Location: Gulfport Neighborhood Center, 1617 49th St. So. in Gulfport

Click here to learn more.

Category: General

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Awakening into the Sun Festival

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Location: 253 5th Ave. No. in St.Pete

Contact: The Palladium | phone: (727) 822-3590 | website: www.mypalladium.org

Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith will present: “The Answer is You: How to Open the Wonder in Your Life’ Featuring singer, composer and internationally-known performer Rickie Byars Beckwith. The weekend’s Awakening Into the Sun Festival along downtown St. Petersburg’s waterfront Straub Park, begins at the Palladium featuring international author, philosopher and teacher Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, along with Rickie Byars Beckwith and Julie Moret from the Agape Spiritual Center in California. The event, which promotes a personal awakening, is hosted by St. Petersburg entrepreneur Michelle Royal.

 

Category: Faith Community Events

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St. Pete Business League Meet & Mixer

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Enoch Davis Recreation Center, 1111 18th Ave. So. in St. Pete

St. Pete Business League is excited to have Candidate for St. Petersburg City Council, Lisa Wheeler- Brown as the March meeting presenter. All are invited!

Category: Business Events

All-Star Basketball Game

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Jefferson High School in Tampa

Price: $5

Contact: UNCF | Ricky Roberts/Angel Williams | phone: 407-896-6940 | website: www.uncf.org

The Tampa Basketball Committee announces the 30th Annual All-Star Basketball Classic, presented by the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, on Friday, Mar. 6, 2015. The girls’ and boys’ games will be played at Jefferson High School in Tampa starting at 6 p.m., and will feature three-point shootout and slam dunk contests during intermission. The Committee has invited college scouts from throughout Florida to watch these athletes in action with hopes they can offer players full scholarships. Funds from the game will support UNCF scholarships. The All-Star Basketball Classic is sponsored by the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Moffitt Cancer Center, George Edgecomb Bar Association, Ted Taylor & Associates, P.A., Joli Cooper-Nelson, CCM Graphics, Tarence Kinsey Foundation, Big John’s Alabama BBQ, Melissa Polo Law, P.A. and Ricky Roberts Photography. General admission tickets are $5 and corporate sponsorship is also available. For more information on the 30th Annual All-Star Game, please contact UNCF at (407) 896-6940 or visit uncf.org.

Category: General

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Awakening Into the Sun presents Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith from the movie “The Secret

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 7:30PM to 9:30PM

Location: 253 Fifth Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Price: $20 and Up

Contact: The Palladium | phone: 727-822-3590 | email: palladium@spcollege.edu | website: www.mypalladium.org

Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith will present: “The Answer is You: How to Open the Wonder in Your Life’

 Featuring singer, composer and internationally-known performer Rickie Byars Beckwith.

 The weekend’s Awakening Into the Sun Festival along downtown St. Petersburg’s waterfront Straub Park, begins at the Palladium featuring international author, philosopher and teacher Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, along with Rickie Byars Beckwith and Julie Moret from the Agape Spiritual Center in California. The event, which promotes a personal awakening, is hosted by St. Petersburg entrepreneur Michelle Royal.

Category: General

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Keith Sweat

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 8:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: 4202 E. Fowler Ave in Tampa

Contact: USF Sun Dome | phone: (813) 974-3111 | website: www.sundomearena.com

Keith Sweat" (born in Harlem, New York), is an R&B and soul singer. Sweat once worked an ordinary 9-to-5 job for the commodities market in the New York Stock Exchange. He sang at nightclubs until he was discovered in 1987. On November 25, 1987, Sweat released his debut album Make It Last Forever, which sold four million copies. The biggest hit from this album was "I Want Her" (1 R&B/5 Pop), and the title track from the album was hit 2 on the R&B charts. Sweat continued to chart fairly well with his sophomore album I'll Give All My Love To You, which hit 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, and Keep It Comin debuted in the Top 20 of the album chart. Sweat released his fourth album Get Up On It in the summer of 1994. He followed with Keith Sweat, his self-titled fifth album, in 1996, which hit 5 on the Billboard 200. The single "Twisted" hit 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and "Nobody" hit 3. 

Category: Entertainment Events

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THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST Opening Night

Friday, March 6, 2015 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-866-1973 | website: www.spcitytheatre.org

Directed by David Middleton, THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST is set in Brookhaven, Mississippi a few days before the Fourth of July. Carnelle Scott (known locally as "Miss Hot Tamale") is furiously rehearsing for the Miss Firecracker Contest, hoping to repeat a victory her cousin Elain enjoyed years. This warm, irreverent comedy focuses on six eccentric characters as each goes all out to secure a better and brighter future.

Category: General

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Bus Trip to Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee

From: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:00PM
To: Monday, March 9, 2015 at 7:00PM

Location: Tampa

Contact: Hillsborough County Branch NAACP | email: 813-234-8683

$225 per person (all ages) includes Bus trip, hotel.  Your seat will be reserved once payment is received.

Category: General

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Men's Health Forum

Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8:00AM to 2:30PM

Location: USF Marshall Center in Tampa

Contact: phone: 888-663-3488 press 5 | website: www.mhftampa.com

Category: Health Events

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"Strategies for Success: Professional Development Workshop Series" What’s Your (Power) Point?

Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Location: All Children’s Hospital Education & Conference Center Address, 701 4th St. So. in St. Pete

Price: 20 for BPW members, $25 for non members

Learn to deliver powerful presentations. Each interactive two-hour workshop will feature two highly qualified presenters.  Click here to learn more.

Category: Business Events

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Gasparilla Music Festival

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Location: 600 N Ashley Drive in Tampa

Price: $40-$115

Contact: phone: (813) 708-8423 | website: http://gasparillamusicfestival.com

Curtis Hixon Riverfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park will come alive with two days of Tampa music, food and culture. This year's festival features four stages and over 40 acts including, headliners, Modest Mouse along with Mutemath and The Gas Light Anthem, on March 7, followed by Dumpstaphunk, Gogol Bordello, Trampled By Turtles, Suenalo, Laritza Bacallao, People's Blues of Richmond and many more on March 8. Kids' performer, Disney's Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve Goings has also been added.

 

 

 

Category: Entertainment Events

Keyboardist and Drummer Auditions

Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Location: Bay Vista Recreation Center, 7000 4th St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: Foundation of Truth Tabernacle | Pastor Nicholas Samuels | phone: (727) 259-5904 | email: FoundationOfTruthTabernacle@gmail.com

Foundation of Truth Tabernacle is Seeking a Full Time Keyboardist & Drummer. AUDITIONS will be held 3/7/2015 beginning at 3pm at the Bay Vista Recreation Center - 7000 4th Street South, St. Petersburg, 33705 Please call (727) 259-5904 to schedule audition time. Instruments will be available for auditions if needed. ****Services will be held every Sunday from 11am – 1pm.

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Florida Strawberry Festival Presents John Legend

Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 7:30PM to 10:00PM

Location: 303 North Lemon St. in Plant City

Contact: phone: (813) 752-9194 | website: www.flstrawberryfestival.com

John Legend: Not only has nine time Grammy Award-winner John Legend achieved astounding solo success, he's also responsible for hits by some of the biggest names in rap, hip hop, and R&B. He is known for his old school approach to R&B, which showcases his velvety vocals and melodic beats. John Legend's tour dates have become popular amongst jazz and R&B fans, and also attract a wider audience of music lovers. 

Category: Entertainment Events

LOVING MY HAIR 2nd ANNUAL NATURAL HAIR, HEALTH & BEAUTY EXPO

From: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00PM
To: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

Location: Hilton Bayfront, 333 1st St. So. in St. Pete

Price: $15 adv $20 @ door

Contact: Loving My Hair Natural Hair Studio | Marcina Williams | phone: 850-212-5712 | email: naturalhairshow2014@gmail.com | website: www.naturalhairshow2014.com

This highly anticipated energy filled 2-day event is returning Spring 2015 and we are eagerly preparing to showcase and celebrate Naturals and Natural Beauty in St. Petersburg, Florida and all surrounding areas. In 2014 our Expo showcased over 40 local and national vendors displaying unique art and original pieces, we featured our very own live entertainment lounge, Fierce & Fabulous Hair shows and several hundred attendees were excited to see and experience this area’s 1st event of it’s kind. In 2015 we are doing it bigger and better with more EDUCATIONAL CLASSES and WORKSHOPS, NATURAL HAIR TUTORIALS, EXPERT PANEL Q & A and for the very 1st time a FANTASY NATURAL HAIR COMPETITON with A $1500 GRAND PRIZE, YOUR SALON OR STYLING TEAM DEFINITELY DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!! Saturday evening we will kick off the expo with a pre show mixer and performance, this will be an evening of elegance!!

Category: Entertainment Events

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The Peking Acrobats

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Location: Straz Center in Tampa

Price: $35-$45

Contact: The Starz Center | phone: (813) 229-7827 | website: www.stazcenter.org

Daring displays of agility, breathtaking feats of balance and unbelievable configurations of flexibility define the great Chinese circus tradition of the Peking Acrobats. This exuberant troupe first wowed Western audiences in 1986 with their blend of ancient acrobatics and state-of-the-art stagecraft. Since then, the Peking Acrobats have continued to stretch the edge of physical reality — balancing the whole company on one bicycle, performing treacherous tight-wire acts and redefining the art of contortion into a beautifully choreographed dance of fluidity and precision. Spectacle and show-stopping acts of acrobatics make the Peking Acrobats perennial favorites all over the world.

Category: Entertainment Events

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SunLit Festival

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 8:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: 620 1st Ave S. in St.Pete

Price: $12

Contact: The Studio at 620 | phone: (727) 895-6620 | website: www.thestudioat620.org

Fiction Live will pair local actors and writers for a dramatic reading as part of the SunLit Festival, a springtime celebration of literature. Local writers provide short stories and excerpts from novels which the actors will present. Admission benefits Project Shattered Silence, a teen theater/storytelling project.

Category: Entertainment Events