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Attractions and events around town

3 Sunday

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me: Play about three men who learn the meaning of trust while being held captive in a Middle Eastern prison, 2 p.m., Catherine Hickman Theatre, 5501 27th Ave. S, Gulfport. Based on a true story. $15. (727) 322-0316.

Pinellas Living Green Expo: Find out ways to leave less of an impact on the environment and lead healthier lives at an expo showing off new products for the home and garden, plus ideas for sustainability, new energy and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 692-2601. pinellaslivinggreenexpo.org.

Spirit of Hospitality Beach Games: This tournament offers anyone age 18 and older a fun way to exercise and meet others, 1 p.m., on the beach behind the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. $15. Call (727) 360-6957.

World Laughter Day: Promotes health through music and laughter using contagious laughter exercises and fun drumming, 6:30 p.m. at two locations; Archibald Memorial Park, 15100 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach (727) 393-5027; and Guppy's on the Beach, 1701 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach (727) 501-9944. Free

Woven Threads Through Time, Maya Women, Weavers and Their Stories: Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Opening reception and activities highlighting Maya weaving from ancient times to contemporary, 1-4 p.m., Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Call (727) 453-6500 or check

4 Monday

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast: A full breakfast with interfaith prayers and keynote speaker Carlos Peña of the Tampa Bay Rays, 7-9 a.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. $10. Call (727) 587-6702.

5 Tuesday

International film: In In Love We Trust a couple must save their sick child's life by having another child though they are divorced, 4 p.m., Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. Mandarin with English subtitles. Free. Call (727) 391-2828.

Foreign Affairs: Hope Makes Art and Art Gives Hope: Reception and exhibit of artwork created during a collaborative project between Isabel Czerwenka-Wenkstetten, a visual artist from Vienna, Austria, and St. Petersburg artist Leslie Frye, 6-9 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Evening includes Austrian and American food, and an interactive game. Free. Call (727) 895-6620.

6 Wednesday

Protecting Florida Wildlife: Wendy Quigley of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shares plans to protect wildlife from development and other factors, 7 p.m., Pinellas County Extension Service, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Free. Call (727) 544-7341.

7 Thursday

St. Petersburg Preservation Walking Tour: Guided walking tour of portions of St. Petersburg's Downtown Historic District, 5:30 p.m., meet at Central Avenue and Second Street N, St. Petersburg. $5. Call (727) 824-7802 or check www.stpetepreservation.org.

9 Saturday

"Bubba's Bikes for Badges": A motorcycle and car ride with three poker stops ending at Derby Lane, 8:30 a.m., Jim's Harley-Davidson, 2805 54th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Benefits the families of two area law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. $30 advance, $40 day of event. Call (727) 527-9672.

High school vocal competition: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg, 719 Arlington Ave N, St. Petersburg. Call (727) 344-3131 or (813) 258-4752.

Double Takes Dali Look-Alike Festival: A celebration of Dali's birthday and creative spirit, with screenings of winning videos submitted by Dali look-alike hopefuls and live competitors, 9 p.m.-midnight, Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Prizes awarded. Call (727) 823-3767.

Attractions and events around town 05/02/09 [Last modified: Saturday, May 2, 2009 4:30am]
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