To do today
Wine, Dine, Canine Bring your dog out for dinner and drinks tonight at the pet-friendly Elements Global Cuisine, 3121 Beach Blvd. in Gulfport. From 5 to 7 p.m., dinner or drinks on the patio will also have a natural dog menu available. The night's proceeds benefit the pet rescue group in Gulfport, Get Rescued.
Inshore Fishing School Skippers Smokehouse helps landlubbers learn how to snag their own catches at an Inshore Fishing School hosted by Tampa Bay fishing guide and outdoor writer Capt. Fred Everson, who will teach you the ins and outs of flats fishing during a three-hour course. You'll also get a copy of his book Fish the Flats as part of the $25 course cost. Register at (813) 977-6474. Class starts at 7 p.m. at 910 Skipper Road in Tampa.
Members show The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is displaying some recent photographs by members, judged by David Norr of USF Contemporary Art Museum and Graphicstudio and M.K. Foltz of Ringling College of Art and Design. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 200 N Tampa St., Tampa. A $4 donation is requested. Phone: (813) 221-2222; fmopa.org.
Irish Pub Theater Players from the Dunedin Showcase Theater adult division workshops will put on scenes from plays and films tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Flanagan's Irish Pub, 465 Main St., Dunedin. Free admission. (727) 230-2667. dunedinshowcasetheater.com.
Author signing There will be lots of fear and loathing (the good kind) at Inkwood Books on Thursday. The latest biography of the crazy-brilliant gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson is Outlaw Journalist by William McKeen, a longtime friend of Thompson. McKeen, who heads the journalism program at the University of Florida, will sign books at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave. in Tampa.
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