TAMPA BAY AREA
Humane Society offers deal on cat adoptions
June is National Adopt-A-Cat Month. In honor of this special month, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay is offering a deal; adopt any cat or kitten and receive the adoption of a second cat or kitten free. All cats are spayed/neutered, microchipped, have received their shots, and are dewormed. For more information, call (813) 876-7138 or visit humanesocietytampa.org.
Free lawn concert features No Slack
Local band No Slack will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday on the lawn of Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Bring a lawn chair and dancing shoes for this action-packed night of Motown and R&B. Beer, wine, sodas, hot dogs and snacks will be available for purchase. Please, no coolers or dogs. For more information, contact the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce at (727) 343-4445 or visit exploregulfport.com.
Florida Men's Chorale to perform at church
Una Voce: The Florida Men's Chorale presents Harmonia Mundi-"A Journey of Voices" at 8 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 701 Beach Drive NE. Enjoy an evening of choral music from around the world, including the world premiere of a commissioned work by famed choral composer Rene Clausen that was written for Una Voce. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call (727) 560-6044 or visit Una-Voce.org.
Elks Lodge to dispose of flags at ceremony
The St. Petersburg Elks Lodge No. 1224 will conduct a Flag Day Ceremony followed by a Flag Disposal Ceremony for unserviceable flags at 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 2675 66th St. N. The St. Petersburg Elks Lodge has collaborated with Boy Scout Troop No. 334 to ensure that the flags are disposed of properly. Bring your own flags that are no longer serviceable.
Composer, soprano to present Bach recital
Award-winning composer A. Paul Johnson and soprano Donna DeLonay will present a recital, "Bach to the Future," at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1901 62nd Ave. S. The program will feature transcriptions of Bach organ preludes and fugues and Johnson's own compositions. Free.
ST. PETE BEACH
Dive in to a movie at Family Aquatic Center
Bring your noodles, floats and chairs to the Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, at 8 p.m. every Friday this summer for "Dive-In" movies. This Friday, enjoy Disney-Pixar's Toy Story. $3 per person, but limited to the first 150 guests. Drinks, snacks, and glow jewelry will be on sale at the pool. Call the Recreation Department at (727) 363-9245 for more information.
ST. PETE BEACH
Corey Avenue sidewalk will be summer market
The Corey Area Business Association will host a "Summer Sidewalk Market" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Sunday and continuing on Sunday mornings through June. Local vendors will set up their wares on the sidewalks of Corey Avenue lending more convenient free parking for all, as well as covered walkways while strolling and shopping. There will be hand-crafted jewelry and gifts, foods and spices, aromatic soaps, healthy chocolate, local Florida photography, chair massages and more. For more information, call (727) 498-8778 or visit coreyave.com.
Baptist church aims to get folks moving
Bethel Community Baptist Church invites the South Pinellas community to join in its Get Moving initiative. The community will walk, swim, jog, run and bike collectively the distance from Tampa Bay to Jerusalem (6,653 miles). Each person will keep and report bi-weekly the distance traveled. The kickoff event is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, 2901 54th Ave. S. The first 50 participants will receive a T-shirt. For more information, call Ruby Hope at (727) 433-2686 or e-mail [email protected]
Bayfront Medical Center needs volunteers
The Bayfront Medical Center's Gift Gallery is in need of volunteers. There are three convenient four- and five- hour shifts daily. Along with the gift shop, the baby boutique in the new Bayfront Baby Place just opened. You will receive a meal ticket to the cafeteria and free parking at the hospital when you work. If you are interesting in becoming a Gift Gallery or Baby Place Boutique volunteer or would like more information, contact Cyd Hendrick at (727) 893-6878.
Bowl-A-Thon benefits nonprofit center
Benedict Haven is holding its 9th Annual "Sonny's Bowl-A-Thon" from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sunrise Lanes, 6393 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit Benedict Haven, a nonprofit residential treatment facility for the mentally ill. Cost of $25 per bowler, includes three games of bowling, shoe rental and free T-shirt. There will be raffles, door prizes and trophies. Reserve your lane today by calling (727) 525-5205.
Book sale for library is Friday, Saturday
Friends of North Branch Library's book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Branch Library, 861 70th Ave. N.