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Uncork for a Cause with Johnny Damon benefits slain St. Petersburg officers' families

St. Petersburg

Damon wine event benefits slain officers' families

Uncork for a Cause with Johnny Damon from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. Sample a limited release of 2007 Johnny Damon Napa Valley red wine, along with hors d'oeuvres from the Vinoy's award-winning kitchen, plus a spring training-themed silent auction, to benefit the families of fallen officers Thomas Baitinger, Jeffrey Yaslowitz and David Crawford, through the Sun Coast Police Benevolent Association. $60, limited seating, advance purchase required. Call (727) 894-1000 or visit

St. Petersburg

Extreme Mud Wars Saturday near Pier

Adults can roll in a mud pit and sling dirt at the Extreme Mud Wars from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Spa Beach at the Pier approach, 615 Second Ave. N. Participants must be 18 or older. Teams of six to eight must have at least two women. $350 per team. Call 1-877-820-2582 or visit


College will host TEDGlobal sessions

St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus will host two sessions of TEDGlobal. The Technology, Entertainment, Design conference is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. Broadcast from Edinburgh, Scotland, TEDGlobal 2011 sets out to answer the question: "What is life? And how can it be better lived?" The 10 a.m. session will be on "Future Billions." "Emerging Order" is at 1 p.m.

TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events happening on Nov. 20, Universal Children's Day. The campus is at 9200 113th St. N. Call (727) 394-6111.

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