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Richard Simmons leads an exercise at last year’s extravaganza.

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times (2007)

Richard Simmons leads an exercise at last year’s extravaganza.

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Rosalia Maresca Concert Series: Features Rena Massey, 3 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5 donation. Call 347-1226.

Scoots for Tots: 40-mile scooter ride begins at Barney's and ends at Lake Seminole Park, 9:30 a.m., Barney's Motorcycle and Marine, 10411 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg. Bring unwrapped gifts or a $10 donation for Pinellas County Toys for Tots. Donation for the cookout, ride is free. Call (800) 847-1600.

Venue Theatre flea market: Proceeds benefit the studio. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Venue Theatre, 9125 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. Call 822-6194 or e-mail [email protected]

Tuesday

Household budgeting seminar: Designed for people who want to live better on less while saving for a home. Sponsored by Community Service Foundation, 6-9 p.m., Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call 461-0618.

Author Tim Dorsey: Registration encouraged. 7 p.m., Pinellas Park Library, 7770 52nd St. Free. 541-0718.

Theatre pipe organ performance: Theatre music performed on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. Free. Call 546-0564.

Wednesday

Animal cruelty seminar: Learn to reduce animal cruelty, neglect and illegal fighting, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. $60. Call 586-3591 or check online at www.spcafl.org.

An Intimate Evening With Michael Connelly: Receive a copy of Connelly's new thriller, The Brass Verdict, with admission, 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Call 895-6620.

Friday

Community Center open house: Skate park demos, instructor demos, free classes, open gym, and more. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Free. Call 363-9245.

Saturday

CraftArt 2008: Works of more than 140 established and emerging fine craft artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday, Florida Craftsmen Galleries, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. Call 821-7391 or check floridacraftsmen.net.

Crafters and Quilters Bazaar: Handmade afghans, seasonal items, jewelry, more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Giles Episcopal Church, 8271 52nd St. N, Pinellas Park. Free. Call 544-6856.

Wednesday

Seniors Extravaganza with Richard Simmons: Event aimed at the over-50 crowd, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Friday, Tropicana Field, 1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg. Includes health screenings, a classic car show, free restaurant and product samplings, free bingo, "The Grandkids Are the Greatest" photo contest, and a special appearance by fitness guru Richard Simmons. Simmons leads the "Senior Fun Walk," a 1-mile trek around Tropicana Field, at 9 a.m. Thursday. $3 minimum donation for Meals on Wheels. Call toll-free, 1-888-670-0040, or check www.srmagazine.com.

Get Out weekly calendar is chock-full 11/15/08 [Last modified: Saturday, November 15, 2008 3:30am]
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