Get in the spirit with a ghost tour downtown
Ghost Tour St. Petersburg: Explore the shadows and mysteries of the "Sunshine City" on a 75- to 90-minute walking Ghost Tour of St. Petersburg at 8 p.m. today. Costumed guides tell tales of ghostly lovers, haunted mansions, age-old curses and wandering spirits as you stroll downtown streets and the waterfront district. The tour meets and begins at Hooker Tea Co., 300 Beach Drive NE. The cost is $15; $8 for ages 4-12. Call (727) 894-4678 or visit online at ghosttour.net/stpetersburg.html.
Fire crews set for party, open houses
Fire Prevention Week 2011 will kick off Saturday with open houses at all St. Petersburg fire stations from 10 a.m. to noon. The 22nd Annual Fire Prevention Block Party will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at Fossil Park, 6975 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N. Free food and drinks will be provided throughout the day. For more information, call (727) 893-7218.
Learn healthy eating at senior health fair
A senior health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church at 955 20th St. S.
The event will focus on educating seniors on healthier eating habits and provide information about resources that are available. It will also target traditional African American holiday meal staples by offering healthier alternatives. The goal is to inspire participants to improve cooking and eating habits. A team of health care professionals will be on hand to answer questions.