'Tour De Pizza' kicks off with tasting party
A 22-city cycling tour kicks off with a meet-and-greet tasting party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Tour De Pizza, 212 37th Ave. N. Matt McClellan, creator of the "30 Day Pizza Diet," will host the event to kick off the 1,300-mile "Tour De Pizza" cycling tour from Florida to New York. McClellan will ride to promote pizza as a component of a healthy lifestyle and to "change the image of pizza one slice at a time." Join in the family event for a night of food, music and fun.
Family fishing day is Saturday at Taylor Park
Bring your family out to the Family Fun Fishing Day at 8 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Park, 1100 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo. Fishing poles and bait will be provided, so even the most inexperienced anglers can try their hand. Free. The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will offer coffee or juice and a doughnut for a $1 donation. For more information, call (727) 399-8343.
Home show set for this weekend at the Trop
Meet the area's top home improvement experts from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday during the Tampa Bay Home Show at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive. The event will feature more than 500 exhibits relating to Florida homes and home improvement. Free. For more information, call Dave LaBell at (727) 893-8523.
St. Pete Beach
Bridal Showcase set for Sunday at center
A Bridal Showcase is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. It will feature ceremony and reception decor, food and beverage samples, door prizes and more. The show is free. For more information, call (727) 363-9245 or visit spbrec.com.
Pepper Fest will add spice to Bandshell Park
The fourth annual Pepper Fest is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. There will be hot and spicy foods and sauces to sample and purchase, along with live music, pepper plants, crafts and barbecue. Admission is $2; parking is free. Kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, call (727) 423-8433 or visit pinellas pepperfest.com.
Girl Scouts to hold baby shower for Alpha House
Girl Scout Troop 1818 is sponsoring a baby shower to benefit the Alpha House as its Silver Award project from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Pinellas Park, 5495 Park Blvd. Stop by for cake, drinks, games and more. Bring a new baby item to donate, including diapers, baby food and formula. New or gently used gifts to consider include baby clothes, blankets, baby toys, crib sheets or other baby items. For information, call Bobbie at (727) 530-7673.
Florida Blood Services needs volunteers
Florida Blood Services needs volunteers to be couriers and for the front desk reception area at the St. Petersburg headquarters, 10100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N. To begin the volunteer application process, contact Chris Aldridge at (727) 568-2109 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Film company hosting casting call at Vinoy
Z International Productions, an independent film company, is hosting a casting call for its second feature film, Scapegoats, from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. Men and women ages 21 to 70 of all nationalities are encouraged to come out, especially men of Asian and Italian heritage. Please be prepared with head shots and a resume.