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Donate food, get free document shredding

The Tampa Bay Rays have partnered with Daystar Life Center and the Louise Graham Regeneration Center to raise awareness about the importance of recycling and identity theft. Get your important documents shredded for free when you donate a canned good from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Louise Graham Regeneration Center, 2301 Third Ave. S, in St. Petersburg. All participants will receive Rays prizes. For more information, call (727) 825-0442.


Synchronized Swim Club hosts clinic

Suncoast Waterworks Synchronized Swim Club is hosting a "Back to Synchro" clinic at 9 a.m. Saturday at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, in Largo. Learn more about synchronized swimming and team registration. For more information, call (727) 669-4115.


Talk about family tree with others at library

The Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S, is holding a Genealogy Discussion Group at 1 p.m. Saturday. This is an opportunity to share experiences and information with others interested in delving into their family history. For more information, call (727) 893-1074.


Fiery foods on the menu at I Like It Hot Festival

The 10th annual I Like It Hot Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Ave. N in Largo. The festival includes hot and fiery foods to sample and purchase, hundreds of hot pepper plants, a pepper eating contest and hot sauce and salsa competitions. Admission costs $5 for adults and is free for children 12 and under. Free parking. For more information, call (727) 423-8433.

St. Pete Beach

Pub crawl benefits breast cancer survivors

My Hope Chest is hosting a Pub Crawl from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Riptides, 7618 Blind Pass Road. The crawl will begin at Riptides and move through the businesses of Corey Avenue. Each bar will have a signature drink special and light hors d'oeuvres. $20 per person. Proceeds go toward breast reconstruction surgeries of uninsured breast cancer survivors. For information or to RSVP, call (727) 360-6957.

St. Petersburg

Yard and bake sale is an Alzheimer's fundraiser

The Hill Law Group, 2033 54th Ave. N, is hosting a yard sale of estate items, vintage items and baked goods from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at their location in St. Petersburg. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk. For more information, call (727) 343-8959.

St. Petersburg

Photography workshop, contest are at Boyd Hill

The city and the Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve will offer a free photography contest workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 County Club Way S. The workshop will cover image presentation. To access the application for the photo contest, visit For more information or to register, call (727) 893-7326.

St. Petersburg

Friends of Strays needs pet lovers to volunteer

Friends of Strays Shelter, 2911 47th Ave. N, is looking for volunteers for positions at the shelter and adoption center in St. Petersburg. For more information, call (727) 522-6566.

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