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All kinds of activities in south Pinellas this week

Loyal arts patrons: June and Dr. Wayne Johnson, center, gaze at the major donor wall for the Hazel Hough Wing after it was unveiled Thursday at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. The names, including their own, are etched in glass. 
Missing their museums in Chicago, the Johnsons got involved with the Museum of Fine Arts as soon as it opened in 1965.

LARA CERRI | Times

Loyal arts patrons: June and Dr. Wayne Johnson, center, gaze at the major donor wall for the Hazel Hough Wing after it was unveiled Thursday at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. The names, including their own, are etched in glass. Missing their museums in Chicago, the Johnsons got involved with the Museum of Fine Arts as soon as it opened in 1965.

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Music in the Marly: Pianist Adam Neiman, a Juilliard graduate and nationally recognized soloist, performs, 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Program includes works by Beethoven, Ravel, Chopin, Franck and an original composition. $20; $10 students 22 and younger with ID. Call 896-2667 or visit www.fine-arts.org.

Gulfport short plays: The Gulfport Community Players present eight one-act plays, including six comedies and two dramas written by local playwrights, 2 p.m., Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S, Gulfport. $15. Free parking. Concessions available. Call 322-0316.

BOWser Abodes: Touring display of nine designer doghouses created by local architects, builders, artists and designers, to be auctioned in November, are on display during regular business hours through the end of the month in the lobby of Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. People can vote for their favorite design and bid on one of the canine castles. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Pinellas Animal Foundation. Call 710-7387

23 Wednesday

Teen Go Healthy cooking class: Teenagers are more likely to try new foods if they play an active role in choosing and preparing them. Teenagers are invited to learn how to prepare delicious recipes from the American Heart Association's Foods Kids Love Cookbook, 2 p.m., Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. Participants will also learn interesting facts about the foods we eat and how to make healthy food choices. Openings are limited. Call 394-6905 for availability.

25 Friday

S'Real Friday: Salvador Dali Museum hosts an inspiring combination of music, art and libation, 5-8 p.m., 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Move to the tropical beats of Woodworks, the Brazillian percussion group whose music is infused with tropical jazz, view unusual silent films, and enjoy a cash bar and free nacho cheese fountain. Free with museum admission, $7.50 after 5 p.m. Call 823-3767.

Internet safety for teens: In celebration of the FBI's 100th anniversary, Special Agent Luiz Lima talks to teens about Internet safety and answers questions about the FBI, 1 p.m., St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. Free. Call 893-7724.

26 Saturday

Compost Happens workshop: Join Pinellas County Extension experts for this program that teaches gardeners to create compost to use in the garden and landscape, 10 a.m., Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Best for adults, suitable for children 12 and older. Free. For more information or to register, call 582-2673.

27 Sunday

Story Swap: Learn to share your stories, fact or fiction, or just listen to the tales of others, 3 p.m., Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. The Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild holds the monthly themed program, where all ages learn the art of storytelling. Storytelling has provided entertainment and played an important role in the relaying of oral history through the ages. Free. Call 647-8057.

All kinds of activities in south Pinellas this week 07/19/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 4:22pm]
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