Singer Melba Moore to appear at music event
Radio host Princess Denise Wright hosts the annual music extravaganza at 5 p.m. today at Glad Tidings Assembly of God. The event will include gospel poetry readings, spoken word, Christian comedy, praise dance, Christian rap by Brilliance, a celebrity appearance by singer Melba Moore and presentations by motivational speaker Claude Jones and Stella Award nominee Dana Mackey. Proceeds benefit the Matters of the Heart nonprofit Christian Mentoring program. $10 donation. The church is at 4200 17th Ave. N. For more information, call (727) 488-8818.
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Shop Corey Avenue at sunset event
The Corey Avenue Sunset Celebration will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The event features artists and crafters on the sidewalks among Corey Avenue's storefronts. Shops are open late for the event that is hosted by the Corey Area Business Association and held on the last Friday of every month. Free parking. For more information on Corey Sunset Celebration or to become a vendor or a busker, call (727) 322-5217. Vendor applications are available at SIKPromotions.com and 429 Corey Ave.
Positive male role models needed
Through Sept. 8, Big Brothers Big Sisters' campaign "100 Men in 100 Days" will be recruiting male volunteers. The campaign started in June and has netted 46 male volunteers thus far. More volunteers are needed; more than 400 boys are on the waiting list hoping to be matched with a positive role model. For more information, visit bbbspc.org/100Men or call (727) 518-8860.