Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Cycling tour kicks off, family fishing day in Largo

St. Petersburg

'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.

St. Petersburg

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


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

Pinellas Park

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.

St. Petersburg

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

St. Petersburg

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.

Cycling tour kicks off, family fishing day in Largo 06/01/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 4:19pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. In advertising, marketing diversity needs a boost in Tampa Bay, nationally


    TAMPA — Trimeka Benjamin was focused on a career in broadcast journalism when she entered Bethune-Cookman University.

    From left, Swim Digital marketing owner Trimeka Benjamin discusses the broad lack of diversity in advertising and marketing with 22 Squared copywriter Luke Sokolewicz, University of Tampa advertising/PR professor Jennifer Whelihan, Rumbo creative director George Zwierko and Nancy Vaughn of the White Book Agency. The group recently met at The Bunker in Ybor City.
  2. Kushner to testify before two intelligence committees


    WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is set to make a second appearance on Capitol Hill — he will speak with the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, one day after he is scheduled to speak with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators behind closed doors.

    White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Intelligence Committee. [Associated Press]
  3. Rays blow lead in ninth, lose in 10 to Rangers (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Rays manager Kevin Cash liked the way Alex Cobb was competing Friday night. He liked the way the hard contact made by the Rangers batters went away after the second or third inning. So as the game headed toward the ninth, there was no doubt in Cash's mind that sending Cobb back to the mound was …

    Rays starter Alex Cobb can hardly believe what just happened as he leaves the game in the ninth after allowing a leadoff double then a tying two-run homer to the Rangers’ Shin-Soo Choo.
  4. Exhumation of Dalí's remains finds his mustache still intact


    FIGUERES, Spain — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dalí's embalmed remains to aid a court-ordered paternity test that may enable a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of Dalí's vast estate.

    Salvador Dal? died in 1989 leaving vast estate.
  5. Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show


    WASHINGTON — Russia's ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney general, current and former U.S. …

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation after meetings with an ambassador were revealed.