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Photo courtesy of the Vicente Wolf Photography Collection via the Walker Art Center Coffee Talk: ‘Frida Kahlo: Every Mind Is a World’: This presentation explores the vivid life of the Mexican artist who was married to Diego Rivera. Then enjoy the exhibition of Latin American prints, drawings and watercolors. Refreshments at 10 a.m., then a performance by Nan Colton as Kahlo at 10:30, followed by a docent tour. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Included with museum admission. Call (727) 896-2667.

10 Wednesday

Photo courtesy of the Vicente Wolf Photography Collection via the Walker Art Center Coffee Talk: ‘Frida Kahlo: Every Mind Is a World’: This presentation explores the vivid life of the Mexican artist who was married to Diego Rivera. Then enjoy the exhibition of Latin American prints, drawings and watercolors. Refreshments at 10 a.m., then a performance by Nan Colton as Kahlo at 10:30, followed by a docent tour. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Included with museum admission. Call (727) 896-2667.

7 Today

'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn': Mark Twain's timeless classic is staged by the Eight O'Clock Theatre. 2 p.m. Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $25, $12 student. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit eightoclocktheatre.com.

Canine Delinquents class: Designed to help tired pet owners gain control of exuberant dogs ages 6 months to 2 years. The class targets behaviors such as jumping, grabbing the leash and darting out the door. Dogs must have current rabies vaccinations to attend. Participants must sign up online. 11 a.m. SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. $15 per dog. Call (727) 586-3591 or visit spcatampabay.org and look under "Classes & Seminars."

Concert to benefit transplant patient: Clearwater resident Dave Brill is undergoing regular dialysis treatments while waiting for a kidney transplant. To help Brill with medical expenses, volunteers have organized a concert featuring W.C. Handy Award winner Tom "Mookie" Brill, the Sarasota Slim Blues Band, Nelms/Chavers Band and other special guests. Advance seating is limited. 5 p.m. Ringside Cafe, 2742 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Tickets are $10. Call (813) 843-8151.

Corey Sunday 'European Style' Market: More than 35 vendors sell produce, plants, flowers, arts, crafts and prepared foods. Live music. 10 a.m. Corey Avenue area, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Call (727) 367-3818 or visit coreyave.com.

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

Tampa Bay Comic Con: 85 tables of comics, videos, toys, action figures, anime, Star Wars stuff, artwork, trading cards and other collectibles. Special guests include Tony Bedard (Green Lantern Corps, Exiles, REBELS), Sergio Cariello (Lone Ranger, Action Bible) and Peter Pachoumis (9-11 Artists Respond). 10 a.m. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. $5, free for kids 12 and younger. Call (813) 270-0092 or visit tampabaycomiccon.com.

8 Monday

Marine Corps League: Morris F. Dixon Jr. Detachment 54 is gearing up for its fall service projects and welcomes all Marines, former Marines and Fleet Marine Force corpsmen. Meets the second Monday of every month. 7 p.m. at 1156 Jasper St., Largo. Call (727) 542-8027 or visit mcleagueclearwater.com.

Toning and fat-burning class: People of all ages can lose weight and inches while revving up energy and improving overall health. 7 a.m. St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $7. Call (727) 506-8461.

9 Tuesday

Care Partner Night: Families caring for a senior loved one are invited to attend a seminar, "Finding Harmony During the Holiday Season," with Linda Burhans from Harmony Home Health. Call to RSVP. 5:30 p.m. Barrington Terrace, 333 16th Ave. SE, Largo. Call (727) 588-0020.

Down the Rabbit Hole memoir workshop: "Overcoming Writer's Block" is the topic presented by Margo Hammond, former book editor for the St. Petersburg Times and co-host of the Book Babes radio program on WMNF-FM. Includes writing session, professional critique and publishing tips. 10:30 a.m. Faith in Angels Tea Room, 7301 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $45, includes lunch. Call (727) 345-1873.

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

10 Wednesday

Quizo Trivia Night: Hosted by "Danny Mac," formerly of Grace O'Malleys. 7 p.m. Madeleina Cottage Restaurant, 357 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Free. Call (727) 367-1727.

Veterans memorial dedication: Join the University of South Florida St. Petersburg for the dedication of a new memorial honoring military veterans. The ceremony includes a short presentation from retired Navy Rear Adm. Wallace N. Guthrie Jr. and an exhibit from the Armed Forces Military Museum in Largo. RSVP appreciated. 11 a.m. USF St. Petersburg, Lowell E Davis Memorial Hall, 140 Seventh Ave. S. Call (727) 873-4490.

There's a lot going on this week 11/06/10 [Last modified: Friday, November 5, 2010 12:06pm]
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