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2014 Imperial Council A.E.A.O.N.M.S. Parade (Shriner's Parade)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Parade along 7th Avenue in Ybor City

Contact: Dion Hose | phone: (256)655-4075

The Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Prince Hall Shriners and Daughters of Isis, 2014 Imperial Session will host their annual parade in Ybor City on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 starting at 6:00pm. The parade will start at Nick Nuccio Parkway and 7th Avenue, proceed east on 7th Avenue to 19th Street, go north on 19th Street and disband.  There will be a grand stand viewing area set up at the intersection of 19th Street and 7th Avenue for the event.

Category: General

Hillsborough Branch NAACP August General Membership Meeting

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Unity Missionary Baptist Church, 3111 Ybor St. in Tampa

Contact: website:

This is a public meeting for the membership of the branch and those interested in getting involved with any of the Branch activities or have other issues of concern are welcome to attend.  There will be a special presentation by Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Joseph, parents of the Late Master Andrew "Pee Wee" Joseph,( the young student killed while crossing I-4 when inappropriately ejected from the Fairgrounds).  You will be able to Register to VOTE! Join, or renew your NAACP Membership.

Category: Civic Events


2nd Annual Corporate Responsibility Summit

Friday, August 22, 2014 from 8:30AM to 3:00PM

Location: FIU, MARC Pavillion in Miami

Contact: website:

The goal of the Corporate Responsibility Summit is to bring professionals from companies, corporations, and organizations together to share best practices in Corporate Social Responsibility.Click here to register.

Category: Business Events


Shut Up and Laugh with Mike Epps, Jo Koy, Michael Che

Friday, August 22, 2014 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: The Mahaffey Theater in St. Pete

Contact: website:

For the third straight year, WiLD 94.1 and The Mahaffey Theater have teamed up to present Shut Up and Laugh, the comedy event of the summer.  Mike Epps, Jo Koy and Michael Che will take the stageFor the third straight year, WiLD 94.1 and The Mahaffey Theater have teamed up to present Shut Up and Laugh, the comedy event of the summer.  Mike Epps, Jo Koy and Michael Che will take the stage.

Category: Entertainment Events

Good News Club - Teacher Enrichment Seminar

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 8:30AM to 3:30PM

Location: Faith Community Church, 11501 Walker Ave. in Seminole

Come learn effective ways to teach children the Word of God. This teacher enrichment training is for Good News Club volunteers and anyone who teaches children.  Topics Include: Sharing the Gospel with children, Counseling children for Salvation, Evangelistic Bible Lessons, Music with a Message and more.  Please RSVP by calling us at 727-526-9588 or email us at

Category: Faith Community Events


NCBW Founder's Day Luncheon

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 12:00PM to 3:00PM

Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 10100 International Dr. in Orlando

Price: $45

Contact: phone: 407-600-7614

Category: General

Kayaking Excursion: A Social & Cultural outing

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 12:30PM to 4:00PM

Location: Weedon Island Preserve,1800 Weedon Dr. NE in St. Pete

Price: Single person kayak is $40 | Two person kayak is $56 (fee will be split)

As Young Professionals we are always seeking something fun and interesting to do outside of work. So join us for our kayaking excursion (serious inquiries only)! We will meet at the Sweetwater Kayak pavillion at 12:30 which is located south of the Weedon Island Cultural Center.  Have concerns about kayaking? No worries there are people on site to help ease the concerns. Payment is due the date of event.  Click here to RSVP.

Category: General


Diversi-Tea: Writing Women Back Into History

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: The Manhattan Casino, 642 22nd St. So. in St Pete

Price: BPW Members, $20; Non-BPW Members, $25; Day of the event, $30

Contact: Business and Professional Women (BPW) / St. Petersburg-Pinellas | website:

“Diversi-Tea: Writing Women Back Into History,” hosted by Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas,” is a “not-so-high-tea” that will feature a hat fashion show, light fare and a cash bar, and an exchange of ideas. Dress hats are encouraged.  This is a celebration of National Women’s Equality Day—the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote.

Category: General

Pinellas County Democratic Party Summer Sunset Beach Bash

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 3:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Alden Suites, 5900 Gulf Blvd. in St. Pete Beach

Price: $35 in advance, $40 at the door

Live entertainment, beach games, raffle.  Children 7 & younger free – must RSVP in advance.
Vegetarian meal available with advance notice at time of purchase.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Category: Civic Events


The Tampa Urban Music Fest

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: USF Sundome in Tampa

Click here for ticket info.

Category: Entertainment Events


Old School Saturdays

From: Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:30PM
To: Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 3:00AM

Location: The Menage Lounge, 4900 66th St. No. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 813-493-1997 | website:

Category: Entertainment Events


Primary Election in Pinellas and Hillsborough

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 7:00AM to 7:00PM

Location: Pinellas & Hillsborough County

Contact: website: or

Florida is a closed Primary Election state.  In Florida, only voters registered with a political party may vote in that party's primary election. All registered voters, regardless of party affiliation, may vote on issues and nonpartisan races. Examples of nonpartisan races include School Board and Judicial races.

Category: Civic Events


Happy Hour with HCC & Working Women of Tampa Bay

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Location: The Corporate Training Center (TCTC), 39 Columbia Dr. in Tampa

Price: $5 Members/$10 Non-Members

Light bites will be served. Cash bar available. Guests will also be treated to complimentary massage.  This is a great opportunity to network and build lasting business and personal relationships among professional women sharing opportunities and ideas in a relaxed setting.  Click here to register

Category: Business Events

Straight Up Poetry

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 8:30PM to 10:30PM

Location: Ybor City Jazz House

Price: $10 in advance; $15 at the door

Contact: Party 101 Productions & Word Power Publications, LLC | LIFE Malcolm | phone: 813-810-3582 | email: | website:

A Perfect Blend of Poetry, Music & Beautiful People Featuring Dichotomy From Atl, Dennis Amadeus and RAin Christi From Tampa Bay; Hosted by LIFE. Music by DJ I AM. $5 Drinks ALL NITE!

Category: Entertainment Events


HR Block Bilingual Job Fair

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 3:00PM to 6:30PM

Location: H&R Block Hudson, 12111 US 19 N in Bayonet Point

Hiring: BIlinguals, Vets, Retiree's, Students and those that may be looking for a 2nd job! 
Job Fair: 3:30-5:30 PM.  Stay for BUSINESS NETWOKING: 5-6:30 PM.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please email: Jolie Gonzalez-Padilla - - Subject line: Bilingual Job Applicant

Category: General


2020 Plan Pre-Launch Leadership Invitational

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM

Location: PTEC St. Pete Campus, 901 34th St. S. in St. Pete

The 2020 Plan Task Force will welcome 200 key leaders whose support is needed to achieve the top goals of the 2020 Plan, which are to increase employment by 5,000 and reduce the poverty rate in South St. Petersburg by 30% by the 2020 Census.  This session will provide a comprehensive multi-media overview of the design and goals of the 2020 Plan, gather feedback from participants and ask for their support in specific ways.   Who should attend: Key leaders in education, government, philanthropy, and the fraternal, faith and non-profit communities who have already begun working toward 2020 goals, or who have been asked by 2020 leaders to lend their support (for organizational presidents and officers who cannot be present, we ask that you send a representative).   A continental breakfast and a working lunch will be providedff.  RSVPs are strongly encouraged as notebooks and meals will be prepared for each participant:

Category: Civic Events


Applebee's fundraiser/kickback for PCULYP

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: 4000 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park

Contact: phone: Applebees 727-544-1100

So in lieu of our normally scheduled GBM we invite you to come kick back with us at Applebee's on Thursday, August 28th from 6PM-8PM.  Can't make the event time but still want to support? You can place an order to go or dine at the restaurant location between 11AM - 9PM that day. 10% of your bill will be donated to us when you present the pictured Flyer.

Category: General


Old School Reunion 2014

From: Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:30AM
To: Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 4:30PM

Location: St. Pete

Price: $25

Contact: phone: 727-210-9779

Well the time has come for the "Old School Reunion" Labor Day weekend event. If you missed last year you missed a treat. This year will be bigger and better. So make sure you're not left out. We are calling all High Schools to participate in this two day weekend event. Come out and enjoy two days of fun with friends coming together to reunite and reminisce . The itinerary is as follows: Friday night 7:30pm August 29th - meet and greet fish fry @ St. Petersburg Solomon's Temple @ 3130 18th Ave. So., Saturday August 30th noon til 6pm - cookout at Maximo beach Shelter 1, Saturday night August 30th 9pm- 1:30am - All Black Party at Polonia center 4350 16th street N.  All events are BYOB. Food will be served at fish fry and cook out. 
Tickets are $25 which covers the entire weekend. However ticket prices will go up 3 weeks before event.

Category: General

Tampa Bay Theatre Festival

From: Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00AM
To: Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 11:00PM

Location: Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Price: $10.00-$20.00

Contact: RL Stage Inc | Rory Lawrence | phone: 813-786-1915 | email: | website:

This festival will be jam-packed with acting workshops, monologue and short-play competitions, and 5 full-length shows to be performed at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and Stageworks Theatre. Hollywood acclaimed actress, Tasha Smith, will be leading her nationally-renowned Acting Boot-Camp that will guide each student through the process of creative discovery and skill-building. Gavin Hawk, Libya Pugh, Mark Leib, and Georgia Mallory Guy will lead workshops on topics such as Improvisation, Auditioning, Exploring Playwriting, and The Business of Acting. Also, Saul’s Juke Joint, The Year of Independent Living, Seasons, Death Row, and East Lansing will be performed by artists from the Tampa Bay and central Florida areas. Networking events along with a culminating Awards Party are also scheduled as evening socials. You don’t want to miss this inaugural theatre festival!

Category: General


Celebrity Golf Tournament with Chris Tucker & New Life Tabernacle COGIC

Friday, August 29, 2014 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Brown Mills Golf Course, 480 Cleveland Ave. in Atlanta

Contact: website: 770-696-6537

Category: General

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