Various artists sought for Art in the Park
Painters, sculptors, glass workers, jewelry artists, potters and artists of all genres are invited to participate in the second season of Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in Williams Park through May 2009. Artists should send a letter of interest with photos of their work to Leslie Curran, Interior Motives Gallery, 1110 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The vender fee is $20 each week. Call 898-6061.
Sudanese rapper coming to Eckerd
Sudanese hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal will translate his traumatic past as a child soldier into a positive experience in a public talk titled "War Child: A Story of Survival" at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Fox Hall. The discussion will focus on the power of human generosity, the need for political support in Darfur and what each of us can do to make a difference. At each appearance, Jal raps for freedom and sings for absolution.
This talk is part of the 2008-09 Presidential Events Series. Eckerd College is at 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Call (727) 864-7979 or e-mail email@example.com.
Florida-friendly garden tour is free
Carpool to six gardens without turf grass that require little to no water, fertilizer or pesticides in Suncoast Sierra Club's garden tour from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Meet at the parking lot north of North Shore tennis courts at North Shore Drive and 12th Avenue NE in St. Petersburg. The free tour is led by a native plant landscape designer. Registration is required. Call 896-3130.