Come eat bacon and chew the fat with mayor
Mayor Bill Foster will kick off his monthly Breakfast with the Mayor meeting at 7 a.m. today.
The event, part of the mayor's "Foster 40" plan, is open to residents and business owners. The first stop in the series is Shirley's Soul Food Diner at 1789 34th St. S.
Foster will spend one morning each month at locally owned and operated restaurants, have breakfast and talk to residents about city issues. The event is the fourth Wednesday of each month. For details, visit stpete.org/mayor/breakfast withmayor.asp.
Don't know much about Sam Cooke?
The Royal Theater and the Studio@620 will present the Life, Music and Global Impact of Sam Cooke.
The tribute will feature LX and the Royal Theater Sweetbay Conservatory. The tribute will take the audience on a journey through Cooke's life, highlighting some of his hits such as You Send Me, Cupid, and A Change is Gonna Come.
The tribute is 8 to 9:30 p.m. today and Thursday. The Studio@620 is at 620 First Ave. S.
Castor to host tax, financial aid event
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor will host tax preparation and student financial aid workshops from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S.
Tax experts will help participants complete returns. In addition, students and parents are invited to learn how to apply for college financial aid. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call (813) 871-2817 or go to castor.house.gov.