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Music in the Marly: Features pianist Elena Baksht, 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. Program includes Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Bach's English Suite No. 2 in A minor and Chopin's Second Scherzo in B-flat minor and Fourth Ballade in F minor. $20; $10 students 22 and younger with ID. Call 896-2667.

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Transcendental meditation: Scientific research and health benefits of meditation, 6:15 p.m., South Branch Public Library, 2300 Roy Hanna Drive, St. Petersburg. Reservations required.

E-mail or call 526-9233.

30 Friday

Hugo: Play written by Jonathan Van Gils and directed by Bob Devin Jones follows Hugo, a young filmmaker, and his friends as they try to manifest his long-lost screenplay The Producer, 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave, N, St. Petersburg. Includes original music by Alex Van Gils as well as songs from Wilco, Joni Mitchell and Jennifer Trynin. Also at 2 p.m. Saturday. $10. Call 895-6620.

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Puppy Love, High Roller Hounds: An evening of auctions, raffles, live music, gaming for fun, food and cash bar, 7 p.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Proceeds benefit the Pet Pal Animal Shelter's emergency medical fund. Pet Pal Rescue is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter. $50. Call 328-7738 or go to

Pit Prep: Course prepares pit bulls and pit bull mixes for the Canine Good Citizen test, 9:30 a.m., Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. The 10-step Canine Good Citizen certification test follows at 11:30 a.m. The certification program was designed by the American Kennel Club to reward dogs that have good manners at home and in the community. For every certified pit bull or mix, the Animal Farm Foundation donates $150 to the SPCA.The cost is $10 for the prep course and $10 for the test. To schedule an appointment for the test, go to or call 586-3591, ext. 167.

Coquina Key bargains: A neighborhood sale is held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coquina Key Island Club House, 3850 Pompano Drive SE, St. Petersburg, and at homes throughout the island. Map at the clubhouse lists the participating addresses. For information, call 821-5526.

Jazz guitarist: San Francisco guitarist Terrence Brewer, known for his passionate and improvisational playing, performs, 7:30 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15. Call 895-6620.

Beethoven and Brahms: Florida Orchestra Masterworks Concert, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. Conducted by Stefan Sanderling. $21-$56. Call 892-5767.

Poker Run: The Sunset Optimist Club plans a fun afternoon of burgers and bikes that benefits the youth of Pinellas County starting at 10 a.m., Biff Burger, 3939 49th St. N, St. Petersburg. Event includes a bike show, loud pipes, slow race, homemade bikini contest, door prizes, 50/50 drawing and barbecue. $10 per hand or three for $25. Last bike out by noon. Stops are Wild Indian Saloon, Softails, Brandy's and Club 28. Drawings and prizes awarded at 4 p.m. at Club 28. Call


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