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Lots of things to do in south Pinellas


Kiwanis Club Easter sunrise service: Celebrate Easter and watch the sunrise over Meares Lake. Music by Mountain Memories Bluegrass Gospel Band. All faiths are welcome. 7 a.m. Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. (727) 394-2582.

'Road to Redemption': An Easter story of five individuals in desperate need of redemption includes music about the cross, the Resurrection, and the love and power of God. 10:15 a.m. Free. Park Place Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Ave., Pinellas Park. (727) 526-3674.

Easter service and picnic: Life Church is hosting an Easter service and community picnic with a barbecue, egg hunt, bounce houses and more. 10:30 a.m. Free. Azalea Park & Center, 1600 72nd St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 916-0750. geta

Easter barbecue: Join the People That Love Church and Mission for hamburgers, hot dogs and sides from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at 817 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 480-2699.

08 Today

Benefit garden sale: Bargain plants include plumeria, geraniums, robellini palms, kalanchoe and gingers. Proceeds help fund Equal Rights Amendment passage efforts. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 305 173rd Ave., North Redington Beach. (727) 393-0932.

Sunday Market St. Pete Beach: Through April. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Pete Beach Community Center and Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. (727) 367-3818.

Miniature train rides: Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free (donations for train maintenance appreciated). Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive. (727) 587-6775.

Alligator walk: Learn about the habitat and eating habits of the American Alligator on this hike through wetlands. 11:30 a.m. $3, $1.50 children. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

International Gypsy Day: Enjoy the fiery music and dance of Via Romen, a band that draws from a vast repertoire originating in Russia and Eastern Europe and influenced by Jewish, Latin and jazz music. 7 p.m. $25. St. Petersburg Nights, 6800 Sunset Way, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-3832.

09 Monday

Strengthen and Lengthen Pilates: Class combines basic Pilates using mats, weights and balls. Stretch every muscle of your body as well as strengthen your core. 8 to 9 a.m. $4. Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach. (727) 864-4834.

Body Overhaul: Program for seniors or those who need an assist with injury recovery and prevention includes a warmup, low-impact aerobic workout and stretches. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. $6. Then it's line dancing for fitness: 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. $6. Both classes at Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach. (727) 864-4834.

Bay Area Singles dance: Dress to impress and meet up to 150 other singles of all ages. 6 to 10 p.m. $8. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. (727) 518-3131.

'Streetcar' auditions: A large cast of various ages is needed for Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning A Streetcar Named Desire. 7 p.m. St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S. (727) 866-2059.

10 Tuesday

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. (727) 366-4086.

Clothing swap: Bring up to five used garments to swap or buy vouchers for $3 each. Extra clothing and proceeds benefit CASA. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In the courtyard next to Peninsula Inn and Spa, 2937 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. (727) 366-4086.

First-time home buyer seminar: Low- to moderate-income families and individuals can learn how to maintain a home, preserve property values and avoid foreclosure. 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Pinellas County Housing Authority, 11479 Ulmerton Road, Largo. (727) 461-0618, ext 3.

Wine tasting: Call to reserve a spot at this tasting and bottle signing with Bianchi's winemaker. 7 p.m. $5. Wine Madonna, 111 Second Ave. NE, No. 102, St. Petersburg. (727) 289-7257.

Natural history speaker series: Learn how to create a wildlife oasis that's also an attractive yard. 7:30 p.m. Free. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

10 Tuesday

Garden club rose talk: "Roses 101" is presented by the Tampa Bay Rose Society. 7 p.m. Free. Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 500 Sunset Drive S. (727) 381-8920.

Lots of things to do in south Pinellas 04/05/12 [Last modified: Thursday, April 5, 2012 6:03pm]
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