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Get Out! calendar is antidote to apathy

1 Today

Growing herbs: Mona Radler shows how to propagate and reap a harvest of herbs for culinary, medicinal and household use, 2-4 p.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. Registration required. $15. Call 893-7326.

Super Bowl Sunday: Come watch the big game on a 12-by-18-foot screen, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Pinellas Park, 9025 49th St. N. Share a potluck dinner or call ahead to order sandwiches from the youth group for $6 if still available. Call 546-5741.

2 Monday

Alternatives to Violence Project workshop: Free session explores the concept of transformative conflict resolution, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Reserve with Darrell Hefte at 799-0683.

Sankofa, African-American Museum on Wheels: A traveling exhibit spanning 1860 to the present, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., today and Tuesday, USF St. Petersburg, 140 Seventh Ave. S. Free. Call 873-4845.

3 Tuesday

Encore Chamber Series: Quartet-de-Minaret, 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$20. Call 822-3590 or check

4 Wednesday

Pop folk artist Dar Williams: With Joshua Radin, 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater. $27.50. Call 822-3590.

5 Thursday

A special library volunteer: Rededication of Friends Room for longtime advocate Miss Frances Purdy, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. Includes unveiling of a new portrait. Refreshments and live music. Free. Call 893-1074.

6 Friday

Get Downtown: First Friday street party with the music of the Venturas, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. on Central Avenue between Second and Third streets. Proceeds from beer and wine street sales benefit Special Olympics. Free. Call 393-3597.

Greek Fest 2009: Homemade foods, delicacies and pastries, cooking demonstrations, Cultural History Museum and displays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. today and Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, St. Stefanos Greek Orthodox Church, 3600 76th St. N, St. Petersburg. Donation is $1; charge for foods. Call 345-8235 or check

7 Saturday

Floridiana Festival: The Sunshine State's largest show and sale of Floridiana, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. Plus a chance to meet the Florida Highwaymen artists. Scheduled appearances by James Gibson, Issac Knight, Robert Lewis and Roy McLendon Sr. $6, $3 under age 2. Call 321-8454.

Keyboard Conversations: Pianist Jeffrey Siegel presents "Chopin for Lovers!" at 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater. $15-$25. Call 822-3590.

Wing it for breakfast: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast buffet includes eggs, bacon, hash browns, grits, orange juice and coffee, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Albert Whitted Airport, 107 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. Proceeds benefit the Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society. $10. Call 822-1532 or go online to

Writers Roundtable: Florida writers Johnny Molloy, Tim Ohr, Terry Tomalin and Gary R. Mormino will answer questions about the best ways to appreciate Florida's array of trails, waterways, woods and swamps. 2-4 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. $5, free to students with ID. Call 894-1052 or check


Clothing Swap: Trade in your unwanted but gently used clothing and accessories, 1-4 p.m., Java Nirvana, 29081/2 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Items left are donated to CASA, an advocacy group and shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Free. Call 637-5586.

Get Out! calendar is antidote to apathy 01/31/09 [Last modified: Saturday, January 31, 2009 3:30am]
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