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My Soul Looks Back: The Decades of Day Work Photographic Exhibit

From: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
To: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Location: Dr. Carter G Woodson Museum, 2240 9th Ave So. in St. Pete

Price: Free

Contact: Your Real Stories,Inc. | Lillian Dunlap | phone: 727-432-1602 | email: | website:

The exhibit runs September 2-10 with an opening day reception, from 6:00 to 8:00. It features archival photographs, and new original portraits by Boyzell Hosey. These images showcase the people who shared their stories about the institution of domestic day work and speak volumes about how 'day work' has impacted the history of millions, across generations and ethnicities. The final day of the exhibit begins "Story Days in Tampa Bay," September 10-13. This four-day event invites storytellers, writers, actors, artists, photographers, media professionals, futurists, and entrepreneurs to share information about new and beneficial ways to tell, develop and distribute stories. This season, the featured speaker is Andrew W. Thornhill, founder and author of The Digital Television Report. His presentation, "50 Steps to Documentary Success," is from 6:00 to 8:00 on Wednesday, September 10 at the Woodson. On Thursday, September 11 from 6:00 to 8:00, Thornhill presents "Disruptions--Past, Present & Waiting Around the Corner" in association with The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library on the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus. This interactive session answers questions about what's next in the digital media world and how new graduates and people developing their own stories can win.

Category: General

Tampa Bay Diversity Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Location: NOVA Southeastern Univ., 3632 Queen Palm Dr. in Tampa

Educational Segment: "A University of Diversity..Teaching Beyond Ethnicity" Dr. Richard Davis, Vice President of the Regional Campus Network and Online Education for Nova Southeastern University, will explore the innovative ways teaching and organizations can educate uniquely diverse communities and directly impact their quality of life.  Please RSVP to

Category: Business Events


BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas Meeting

Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Location: 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, 400 Beach Dr. in St. Pete

Click here to make reservations.

Category: Business Events


23rd Annual Gourmet Feastival Benefiting The Centre for Women

Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Blvd. in Tampa

Price: VIP $75/General $50

Contact: phone: 813-251-8437 | website:

It's time for the tastiest event in Tampa Bay. The Centre for Women will host its 23rd featuring more than 40 of the area's most popular eateries and beverage purveyors.

Category: General


St. Petersburg Bar Association Membership Luncheon with President of The Florida Bar, Greg Coleman

Friday, September 5, 2014 from 11:30AM to 2:00PM

Location: Mirror Lake Lyceum, 737 Third Ave. No. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-823-7474 | email:

Click here to register.

Category: Business Events


2014 AIDS Walk

Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Pete

Contact: website:

By walking, donating or volunteering this year, you will help to provide much-needed resources to the AIDS Service Association of Pinellas, an HIV/AIDS organization now supporting members across the entire bay area. With your amazing support, our Tampa Bay community can make a real difference to the many people impacted by HIV/AIDS in our area.

Category: General

Practical Healthy Cooking Class

Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:30AM to 12:00PM

Location: Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd Street N. in St. Pete

Price: $80 per month

Contact: phone: (727) 893-7150 | website:

Have you always wanted to cook healthier? Learn the basics of healthy cooking on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Topics include Intro to Healthy Cooking; Stove Top Cooking; Oven Cooking; Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Vegetables. Recipes are prepared by instructor Tami Cody Nicholas, RN, CHC, with assistance of participants. A fun and lively time will be had by all.

Category: Health Events

September Time Bank Potluck

Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: New Community Learning Center, 1411 N. Fort Harrison Ave. in Clearwater

What is a time bank? This brunch is the place to find out about a clever idea that creates a local economy and gets things done for you in exchange for services you might volunteer anyway. Join us to meet others in the Tampa Bay Time Bank and find those who might fill your needs. Bring guests to introduce them to the idea of time banking. Get your own questions answered. Get a tour of the new Community Learning Center. Bring a dish to share.  For info or to RSVP contact Sioux Hart at 727 442-2023.

Category: General


Pinellas County Urban League’s 36th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Gala

Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Dr. in St. Pete

Contact: website:

Keynote speaker will be Hall of Famer, Derrick Brooks.  Please mark your calendar to ensure you don’t miss this event.  The evening will feature a VIP Reception, cocktail hour, dinner, awards ceremony and the opportunity to support the Pinellas County Urban League's work.

Category: General



Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: freeFall Theatre Company, 6099 Central Ave. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: (813) 766-9785

820Productions Presents a Love Jones Concert featuring Grammy Award Nominee/songwriter Anthony David and Indie Arie Protégée, Ms. Chantae Cann.  Anthony David brings his soulful sounds to FreeFall Theatre as part of his SIMPLE MAN SUMMER TOUR in advance of his new album release. Join us for an evening of songs with two of R&Bs most exciting voices.  Poetry and Hosted by Motown Pride. Sponsored by Real People Real Music.  Tickets are $20 general admission if purchased online, $25 at the door on the day of the show. $35 VIP (Includes Preferred Seating and Meet/Greet).  Click here to purchase tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events


2014 Entrepreneurial Academy

From: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:00PM
To: Monday, November 10, 2014 at 9:00PM

Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Ave. No. in St. Pete

The Entrepreneurial Academy® is a ten-week course taught by business leaders in the community that teaches existing and future entrepreneurs the essentials of owning a business.  Cost includes dinner for every session and, after completing Entrepreneurial Academy® (EA)and starting your small business, you will receive a free first-time membership to the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce.  Click here to learn more.

Category: Business Events

Get Ready for Bowling with Educators Anonymous

Monday, September 8, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: University Bowl, 13109 N 56th St. in Tampa

Contact: Pat Spencer | phone: 813-205-3834

Join the Educators Anonymous for a season of Bowling, networking and fun on Monday nights, beginning on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6pm. We bowl on teams of 4 (2 men, 2 women; 3 men, 1 woman, your choice)   We look forward to having you join us.

Category: General

HAUTE Accessories Week: Little Black Dress and Black Tie Party

Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Crumb & Cork. 501 N. Franklin St. in Tampa

Price: 20.00

Contact: website:

HAUTE Accessories Week: Little Black Dress and Black Tie Party The Little Black Dress is just a little black dress until you add your accessories. Join us at Crumb & Cork in Downtown Tampa for a fun evening with our models, Designers, VIPs and other attendees. Have your photos taken on the red carpet and enjoy a night of fun in the city. Not sure what accessories to wear. You can purchase some from the our participating Designers in HAUTE Accessories Week. Gents, for you... a little black tie or bowtie will do! But make sure you find and display your inner GQ. Complimentary hors d' oeuvres will be served. Admission is free with proof of your advance purchase of your ticket to Friday's Designers Runway Presentation. Must show proof of purchase. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Category: Entertainment Events


“Grease” High School Version - New Acting Class for ages 13-17

From: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 4:30PM
To: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:30PM

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

Price: TUITION: $300

Contact: Corey Meles | phone: 727-515-5456 | email:

Classes are Fridays from 4:30-6:30pm from September 12- November 21st.  The performance is Saturday, November 22nd @ 6:30PM.  City Theatre Ratz program is designed to immerse young actors in the art of theatre; from learning the essential principles of stage craft to participating in a theatrical performance.  The curriculum includes voice and speech training, movement and dance training and scene study; all of which gives the students insight into the workings of the theatre community.  Students will present a fully stage production at the end of the course. 

Category: General

Through Our Eyes

From: Friday, September 12, 2014
To: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Location: Studio@620, 620 First Ave. So in St. Pete

Price: Free

Contact: Journeys In Journalism | Cynda Mort | phone: 7274307773 | email:

THROUGH OUR EYES: MIDTOWN AND BEYOND 2014 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Sept. 12- Oct. 2 at Studio@620 The multimedia work of student journalists from Melrose Elementary, John Hopkins Middle and Lakewood High schools offers insight into their worlds. For 10 years, student journalists have been documenting the people, places and stories in their neighborhoods through the Journeys in Journalism program at Melrose Elementary, John Hopkins Middle and Lakewood High schools. Their work culminates in the exhibit Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond at Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The work portrays significant elements in the students’ communities through photography, writing and multimedia. This year’s exhibit begins Sept. 12 and runs through Oct. 2. As it has for 10 years, Studio@620 has donated its gallery space for this month-long exhibit that is open to the public. On opening night, Sept. 12, from 5-8 p.m., students will lead tours of the exhibit. Entertainment includes the John Hopkins Jazz Band and World Drummers. To celebrate a decade of remarkable journalism by students in kindergarten through 12th grade, there will be a 10 year birthday cake. As a special 10th anniversary memento, “Art in a Bag” will be available for $10. Patrons may choose a surprise bag of three 4x6 prints from the exhibit, or mix and match three prints including select images from the past 10 years for $15. Exhibit hours are Tuesday- Saturday, 12-4pm. Journeys in Journalism is a partnership between Pinellas County Schools and the Tampa Bay Times. The program is designed to immerse students K-12 in journalism/multimedia training.

Category: General

HAUTE Accessories Week: Designers Runway Presentation

Friday, September 12, 2014 from 6:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: Hunter's Green Country Club, 18101 Longwater Run Dr. in Tampa

Price: 55.00

Contact: Above Promotions

HAUTE Accessories Week: Designers Runway Presentation It's all about the ACCESSORIES... HAUTE returns for its fourth season to benefit Joshua House. HAUTE, spotlights the contributions accessory designers make to the fashion industry; featuring the unique and creative works of independent and emerging accessory designers. Come watch this year’s HAUTE styles on the runway while enjoying complimentary hors d’ oeuvres. You even have a chance to purchase the items off of the models after the show. PARTICIPATING DESIGNERS Baglanti Eric Green Collection JFH Collections Malchijah Hats Naje Designs Shola Designs Tenique Designs Date: Friday, September 12, 6 - 11:00 P.M. (Shopping in Designers Boutique, & Cocktail Reception 6-8pm, Runway Presentation follows) Venue: Hunter's Green Country Club, 18101 Longwater Run Dr, Tampa, 33647. Preferred Seating Plus to Friday's Show (Limited) Includes: 1 front row seat, complimentary hors d' oeuvres, complimentary Peroni Beer.

Category: Entertainment Events


WMNF’s 35th Birthday Bash

Friday, September 12, 2014 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. No. in St. Pete

Price: $30.00 advance $35.00 at the door

WMNF turns 35 this September, and is having a big birthday party so that the community can come out and celebrate.  WMNF Community Radio has been shaping and celebrating the West Central coast of Florida since 1979.  WMNF remains a beacon of independent, local and live music, news, public affairs, events and community after 35 years.  Come and dance with two fabulous dance bands, New Groove City with Gumbi Ortiz & The Black Honkeys.  Click here to learn more.

Category: General


Urban League Sunday "One Nation Underemployed: Bridges to Jobs and Justice"

Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: Friendship MBChurch, 3300 31st St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: The Pinellas County Urban League Guild | phone: (727) 327-2081 | email:

Guest Speaker: Minister Sharon Priscilla Walters-Saulsby, MBA.  Entertainment Provided by GMS Praise and Worshipers. 

Category: General


36th Annual Conference & Exposition

From: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 10:00AM
To: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 5:00PM

Location: Atlanta, GA

Contact: website:

Just as an artist designs across a canvas, leaders thrive with inspiration, innovation and collaboration. Join NBMBAA® and our nation's best minds as, collectively, we explore global galleries of leadership and advancement at the 36th Annual Conference & Exposition in Atlanta, GA, September 16-20, 2014.

Category: Business Events

Launch Web-site & Networking Event

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: United States

Price: Free

Contact: Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce,Inc. | Jarvis Karim El-Amin | phone: 8137876652 | email: | website:

Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce is Launching it's New Web-Site and Networking to help it's members grow their Business. This Event is in Partnership with WTMP and New Life York Insurance. RSVP Go to Eventbrite or Text me @ 813-787-6652

Category: Business Events

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