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The Enchanted Toy Shop: A Wacky Tales Children's Theatre presentation features adult actors performing multiple parts and audience participation, 2 p.m. today and Nov. 9, St. Petersburg Little Theater, 4025 31st St. S. $4, free for children under age 2. Call 536-7407 or go online to


Terrible Jim Fitch, a one-act play by James Leo Herlihy: Tom Stovall and Hersha Parady are in a play about the relationship between a girl hustler and a small-time crook, 8 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Directed by Bob Devin Jones. Also on Friday. $25, $15 students and seniors. Call 895-6620 or check

The Future of Journalism: Program includes a live Web cast featuring noted panelists, followed by local audience discussion, 7-9 p.m., Poynter Institute for Media Studies, 801 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (888) 769-6837.


33rd Annual Antique Car Show and Swap Meet: Show cars from 1900-1988 begin arriving at 8 a.m. and judging starts at 11 a.m. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, England Brothers Bandshell, 5121 80th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Swap meet open both days. Free. Call 595-7554 or check

Art of Healing live auction: Work of about 60 artists in a wide range of prices and styles, 6:30 p.m., Salt Creek Artworks, 1600 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. Proceeds benefit Bayfront Baby Place at Bayfront Medical Center. $35, includes $25 credit for art purchase. Call 894-2653 or check

Holiday Hope fundraising gala: 12th annual cocktail reception and silent auction, 6:30 p.m., Bradshaw Mansion, 690 Ingleside Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Ticket price includes valet parking, open bar, buffet dinner and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit the ASAP Homeless Services. $100. Call 823-5665.

Nina Harris annual auction and fundraiser: 5:30 p.m., Nina Harris Exceptional Student Education Center, 6000 70th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Free. Call 547-7850.

Project Child fundraiser: Sixth annual fundraiser and silent auction, 6 p.m., Orange Blossom Catering, 220 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $30, reserve by Nov. 5. Call 526-2578 or check

Senior Health Fair: Get your hearing, blood pressure, balance, vision and memory checked plus other free health screenings, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call 893-7102.


Guided walking tour of downtown St. Petersburg historic district: Tour by St. Petersburg Preservation Inc., 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; meet at Central Avenue and Second Street, St. Petersburg. $5 suggested donation. Check or call 824-7802.

Stop Pet Overpopulation Together Bowlathon: Join the Alley Cats or the Junkyard Dogs or form a team of your own, 1-4 p.m., Seminole Lanes Bowling Center, 8668 Park Blvd., Seminole. $20 at the door. Call 392-2271 or go to


Snell Isle Tour of Homes: Self-guided tour of homes, 1-5 p.m., begins at the GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. Included in the tour are four homes and the Vinoy Golf Club. Refreshments, display and sale of new vintage postcard calendar, and an auction at the clubhouse. Benefits the Historic Building Restoration Fund, PARC and Help a Child. $10. Call 822-4982.

Check out weekly calendar of events 11/01/08 [Last modified: Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:31am]
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