It's a party, Cajun style, at Vinoy Park
The Cajun-Zydeco Crawfish Festival is a mudbug lover's delight. The event includes a wooden dance floor so visitors can two-step to live music. Enjoy the fun from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. There will be crawfish races, crawfish-eating contests, bead throwing, dance contests, arts and crafts and kids' activities. Cost is $12 for Friday or Sunday, $15 for Saturday or $35 for all three days; 10 and younger free. The bloodmobile will be there, too, and anyone who donates will gain free admission. Call (813) 986-7978 or visit cajunconnec tion.org.
Be the voice of the Kids & Kubs
St. Petersburg's Kids & Kubs, the world's oldest senior softball club, is seeking a volunteer announcer and scorekeeper for its games at North Shore Field in St. Petersburg. Games are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call (727) 893-7108.
Calling all lovers of books and paper
The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, and will benefit the St. Petersburg Public Library. More than 115 specialized dealers from the United States and Canada sell rare and out-of-print books, first editions, fine bindings, paper collectibles and more. Cost is $10 for Friday, which will be good for entry all weekend; $6 for Saturday or Sunday. Call (727) 892-5202. Go to floridabook sellers.com/bookfair.html for a list of participating dealers.