April 2019

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Bay Area Events

Suncoast Tiger Bay Club Presents: Arts + Economic Development

Thursday, April 25, 2019
St. Petersburg Yacht Club 11 Central Avenue St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Date/Time Information: Thursday, April 25, 2019

11:30 Networking & Lunch Buffet12:00 Noon - 1:15 p.m. Program

Join Dr. Hank Hine, Executive Director of The Dali Museum; Liz Dimmitt, Cultural Curator & Strategist; Carrie Jadus, local St. Petersburg artist; and John Collins, Executive Director of St. Petersburg Arts Alliance for a panel on Arts + Economic Develo... Read more

Florida Funk Fest Orlando City

Friday, April 26 – Saturday, April 27, 2019
Central Florida Fair 4603 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, Florida 32808

Event Time: 12: 00 pm 
Funk Fest Tour 2019The Funk Fest Tour has become a popular music festival that has featured artist such as Anthony Hamilton, Frankie Beverly And Maze, LL Cool J, R Kelly, Uncle Luke, The Roots, Ice Cube,Fantasia, Outkast & many more!For more information click: https://funkfesttour.com/... Read more

Seafood & Jazz Fest ft. Jon B

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Fun Spot America 5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando, Florida 32819

Event Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
The 4th Annual Seafood & Jazz Festival presented by Fun Spot America Theme Parks. This year Jon B headlines a day full of Live Jazz Bands and Seafood! Over 15+ Food Trucks, Live Music, Beer & Wine garden and more! Performing Live: Ramona & The Band, Cece Teneal & soul kamotion, Lady Smooth Sax and The Jazz Pack with our Headliner Jon B. Ticket Li... Read more

99Jamz The Burg Radio 3 Year Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, April 27, 2019
3625 Central Avenue St. Petersburg FL 33713

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A Performance by Bob Devin Jones from his Play: "Uncle Bends A Home-cooked Negro Narrative"

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Studio@ 620 First Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Date/Time: April 27, 2019 10:00 am
Bob Devin Jones will reprise his popular, original, one man play "Uncle Bends: A Home-cooked Negro Narrative". If you're unfamiliar with the work, or if you've been wishing to see it again, now is your chance.Join us as Uncle Bends prepares rice and beans which you get to partake in after the performance along with hot, fresh corn bread and butter provided by... Read more

8th Annual Spring Health Fling

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Largo Central Park 101 Central Park Dr. Largo, FL FREE

Date/Time: April 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
This Health Festival is a community event celebrating families and promoting healthy lifestyles. It will include music, children’s activities, entertainment and educational experiences for family members of all ages.  Admission to the park is free and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Visit www.pinellas.floridahealt... Read more

Wobble for the Win!

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Tinker Field 287 South Tampa Avenue Orlando, FL 32805

Date/Time: April 27, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
April is National Minority Health Month and this year, we want to celebrate like never before! In partnership with the City of Orlando and Simply Healthcare Plans, we are hosting an event to raise awareness for Diabetes, Heart Health and Obesity. There will be health screenings, fitness activities, healthy food trucks, vendors, raffle prizes, ente... Read more

Girl, Get Your W.H.O.L.E. Life Empowerment Brunch

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Hub 925 7594 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819

Date/Time: April 28, 2019 12:00 PM - April 28, 2019 2:30 PM
Florida Funk Fest Presents Girl, Get Your W.H.O.L.E. Life Empowerment Brunch 
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VISIONDISTRICT Expo: 18 Big Ideas to Transform the Economy of South St. Pete

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Pinellas Technical College PTEC 901 34th Street South, 2nd Floor

Visit www.1commvisiondistrict.com for more information. ... Read more

25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon

Friday, May 3, 2019
Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon 950 Lake Carillon Drive St. Petersburg FL 33716

Date Friday, May 03, 2019
Time 11:30am to 1:30pm
Junenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County 25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon!
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Team SPBL Relay For Life

Friday, May 3, 2019
Lakewood High School (Florida) 1400 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33705

Event Time: 6:00 - 12:00 am
Relay For Life is a grass roots, community-based team event. Although every Relay For Life event is different, they do have a few things in common.Event ScheduleOpening CeremonyTime to get started. We kick off the event by honoring everyone who's been affected by cancer and everyone who has contributed to the success of this year's Relay season.
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Make Me Over Mother's Day Pop-Up Makeover Event

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Moore Eventful Event Hall 11141 US Hwy 19 N, Suites 204-206, Clearwater, Florida 33764 Hide Map

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 1 PM – 6 PM
Join and get Made Over! Choose your services for Nails, Make up & Style. Only pay for the services you use but don’t leave until you've walked the runway & captured the day‘s memory with our professional photographer.$10 entry tickets includes PhotoHors d'oeuvres & 1 glass of wine served per ticket
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Mental Health Awareness Day @ Enoch Davis Center

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Enoch Davis Recreation Center 1111 18th Ave. S. St. Petersburg FL FREE

Mental Health Awareness Day, a free family friendly event featuring information on various mental health topics, health and wellness vendors, free lunch provided, Enoch Davis Recreation Center, 10 – 12 p.m.
Mental Health Matters!
FREE family friendly event that includes a mental health panel discussion followed by breakout sessions for topics on anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and sy... Read more


Saturday, May 4, 2019
Sandrell Rivers Theater 6103 Northwest 7th Avenue Miami, FL 33127

Grant Workshop:
9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Tools & Insights on Finding and Applying for Grants. “Workshops come a dime a dozen, but then there are those timely, informative and instructive workshops that provide the insight and tools needed to take us to the next level. “Show Me The MONEY” is one of them,” said Johnny Sanders, Program Director and... Read more

Louis Murphy Jr and Friends Presents Unity Pool Party!

Sunday, May 5, 2019
Hollander Hotel St. Petersburg / Downtown 421 4th Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Date/Time: Sun, May 5, 2019 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Louis Murphy is a local sports hero, he will be inviting his NFL collegues, and some local celebrities in the area to promote unity in the community. This event will be held at the beautiful and exclusive Hollander Hotel in downtown St. Pete and will surely be an epic event. We will have a full Bar, drink specials, food and more. ... Read more

5th Annual Derby Delight

Sunday, May 5, 2019
Jackson's Bistro Waterfront Room 601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602

Date: May 5, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
5th Annual Derby Delight 
Visit www.blackinthebay.com for tickets & more.
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2019 Head Start Advantage Annual Awards & Awareness Luncheon

Thursday, May 9, 2019
St. Petersburg Coliseum 535 4th Avenue North St. Petersburg FL 33701

Date/Time: Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Please join during the Pinellas County Head Start Advantage Annual Awards and Awareness Luncheon 2019 presented by Lutheran Services Florida Pinellas Head Start & Early Head Start Programs.
Click here to RSVP Now!... Read more

Open House

Friday, May 10, 2019
2024 21st Street South St. Petersburg FL

Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
Celebrate the creation of one of the newest affordable homes in south St. Petersburg!
For more information contact (727) 327-5679.
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The Career Cafe Workshop for Young Women

Saturday, May 11, 2019
St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus 2465 Drew St., Clearwater, FL 33765

Date/Time: May 11, 2019 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (8:30 a.m. check in)

Empowering women to be strong, bold and successful For All Girls Ages 14–23 Years Old 
The Career Cafe empowers women to be strong, bold, and successful. 

Started in 2017 as a Girl Scout Gold Award Project, the Career Cafe is a free* job hunting skills workshop for all young women in H... Read more

Free Community Law Program Educational Event on Reverse Mortgages

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Sunshine Center 330 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm 
Is a Reverse Mortgage a Good Idea?  

1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. – Michael Galasso, President of Moneylink Mortgage -Applying for and Negotiating a Reverse Mortgage
- Types of Reverse Mortgage
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. -- Ted Starr, Esq., Starr Law Offices, P.A.
- Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls- Foreclosures and other disasters; tax... Read more

Mayor's Youth Showcase of Achievement

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Mahaffey Theater 400 1st St S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 19, 2019NEW online submission available at StPete.org/teenawardsJoin Mayor Rick Kriseman, the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation's #TASCO Teen Programs, and floridacentral Credit Union for an evening of teen entertainment and achievement at the Mahaffey Theater!The Mayor’s Youth Showcase of Achievement highlights Pinellas County’s m... Read more

A Tribute to Bill Nelson by Tampa Bay Blue Block

Friday, May 17, 2019
Fenway Hotel 453 Edgewater Drive Dunedin, FL 34698

Date/Time: Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:30 PM
Bay Blue Block is hosting a special event to honor the exceptional public service of former U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and his family and support the Tampa Bay area's Democratic Parties. Your presence will show Senator Nelson how much we appreciate the time he spent serving Florida and will also help Democrats across Tampa Bay prepare for the upcoming election... Read more

5508 2019 Year of the Women

Saturday, May 18, 2019
THAP 5508 5508 North 50th Street Tampa, FL 33610

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
This fantastic event celebrates women! The event provides many opportunities for interaction, including: Dynamic, peer-led discussions with best practices, innovation and valuable connections!
Visit www.eventbrite.com for more information... Read more

4th Annual Lucy Craft Laney Museum Golf Tournament

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Augusta Municipal Golf Course 2023 Highland Avenue Augusts GA 30904

Event time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Register for the 4th Annual Lucy Craft Laney Golf Tournament at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course on May 18th! The Four-person best ball tournament (Captain Choice) Early bird  Golfer’s Entry Fee is only $75 Now – May 17th. $85 per player Day of Tournament. Six sponsorship levels are also available. Special  Friday Night Pairing Recept... Read more

Callaloo & the Historic Manhattan Celebrate Our 1st Year

Thursday, May 23, 2019
642 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg FL

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Deon Cole Live at Tampa Improv

Friday, May 31, 2019
Improv Tampa 1600 East 8th Ave C-112 Tampa, FL 33605

Emmy nominated Actor and Comedian Deon Cole is one of the most in-demand talents in Hollywood. Simultaneously gracing our screens as Charlie on ABC’s Black-ish and ABC Family’s Grown-ish, Detective Daniel “DJ” Tanner on the TBS comedy Angie Tribeca and the host of BET’s game show Face Value, the world can’t get enough of Deon Cole. In addition to Deon’s cas... Read more

Legends: Celebrating the Legacy of Tampa Bay Poets

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Inkwell Centre 2905 North 50th Street Tampa, FL 33619

Event Time: 8:00 pm -11:30 pm

It is the early 2000’s, envision yourself in the city of Tampa. You have managed to discover a phenomenon like no other, you have become introduced to Tampa’s verging African American poetry scene.


Small nightclubs, bars, and modest event halls became a place of solace. Thoughtful words written on paper and spoken out loud, allowed yo... Read more

Dark Girls Viewing and Colorism's Effect on the African Diaspora

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Inkwell Centre 2905 N 50th St, Tampa, Florida 33619

Directed and produced by, D. Channsin Berry and Bill Duke Dark Girls is a fascinating and controversial documentary film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures that span from America to the most remote corners of the globe. 
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2019 Tampa Caribbean American Heritage Month Festival

Saturday, June 1, 2019
CANDO 14013 N 22nd Street Tampa FL 33613

Event Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
SAVE THE DATE! Come and enjoy the diversity, cultures, food, and music as we celebrate the 2019 Caribbean American Heritage Month Festival.
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Paint & Sip For The Love of Tupac Edition

Saturday, June 8, 2019
Inkwell Centre 2905 N 50th St, Tampa, Florida 33619

Join for a evening of painting, sipping, chatting and mingling over the love of Tupac Shakur aka 2pac music at The Inkwell Centre. For The Love of Tupac Shakur aka 2pac - Paint and Sip Edition is an evening designed for Tupac Shakur aka 2pac fans to unwind,share laughs and positive vibes, and celebrate his birthday over beverages, appetizers, as we paint 2pac themed artwork. This year, Tupac Shakur... Read more

D.L. HUGHLEY Live at Tampa Improv

Friday, June 14, 2019
Improv Tampa 1600 East 8th Ave C-112 Tampa, FL 33605

Time: 7:00 pm 
One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. DL can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own radio afternoon show “The DL Hughley Show” which is syndicated in 50 cities across the country. DL is also one of the hosts of TBS's newest game show &ldq... Read more

Naturals Doing Business Summit

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Inkwell Centre 2905 N 50th St, Tampa, Florida 33619

June 22, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm     

Are you a natural hair woman looking to start a business? Are you currently in business but feel stagnant or stuck? Are you ready to expand and grow your business to a new level but not sure how? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, Naturals Do Business is the Entrepreneurial Summit just for you.
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First Friday Mixer Downtown St. Pete

Friday, October 4, 2019
Downtown St. Petersburg Historic District 4th St N, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Event Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
Admission is FREE but if you’d like the drink and to enjoy the food, there’s a $20 fee. You don't want to miss this opportunity to meet positive, like minded people like yourself. We believe in connecting people and building relationships. Your NETwork = Your NETworth. We provide complimentary light appetizers and adult beverages for our pre-register... Read more