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Neighborhood events calendar, Feb. 15-22


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Mother Goose's Mix-Up: "Family Funday" event presented by Wacky Tales Children's Theatre, 1 p.m. today and next Sunday, St. Petersburg Little Theater, 4025 31st St. S. Pre-show by Pizazz Song and Dance Troupe. $4. Call (727) 536-7407 or check

Rosalia Maresca Concert Series: Featuring the Love Letters, 3 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5 donation. Call (727) 347-1226.


Celebrating 100 Years of the NAACP: "God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse" features community leaders reading James Weldon Johnson poems. Trombone interludes by Buster Cooper. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (727) 895-6620 or check

White elephant auction: 10 a.m., Chapel on the Hill, 12601 Park Blvd., Seminole. Box lunch available for $10, call ahead to order. Free admission. Call (727) 442-0537.


Side Door Brown Bag Series: Bring lunch for piano concert with Judith Alstadter, noon, Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$12 (includes drinks). Call (727) 822-3590 or check

Theater pipe organ concert: Bring your lunch and enjoy the music, 11:30 a.m., Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. Free. Call (727) 541-0721 or (727) 546-0564.


St. Pete Wine and Food Festival: Local restaurants showcase cuisine and vintages, 7-9:30 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit American Lung Association. $50, $75 (VIP). Call (727) 347-6133 or check


Collectors Circle Lecture: "Quality and Connoisseurship in Collecting 19th Century American Art," presented by Thomas Colville, 6:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. $15. Call (727) 896-2667 or check

Coffeehouse in the Greenhouse: Featuring the duo Key of Life, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Lands, 1620 Park St. N, St. Petersburg. Also features Dan Stevens, Leigh Humes and Dylan Cowles. $5. Call (727) 347-0354 or check

Leo Kottke: 8 p.m., Palladium Theater. $32.50-$52.50. Call (727) 822-3590 or check


Doll and Bear Show and Sale: Show features vendors with dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, appraisals, repairs, door prizes, raffles and more, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Honeywell Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. $3. Call (727) 347-7556.

Florida Regional High School Science Bowl: The U.S. Department of Energy brings teams to compete in science and math, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Science Center of Pinellas County, 7701 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (727) 384-0027 or check

Get Close to the Flame: Glass blower Owen Perch and a group of hot-glass artists demonstrate techniques of blowing glass, 3 p.m., Industrial Arts Center, 2902 A Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport. Each piece created will be awarded to an event ticket holder during the Gulfport Art Walk, which follows. Also, live auction of fine art glass and refreshments. Benefits the Industrial Arts Center. $10. Call (727) 289-9365 or check


Annual African-American author's lecture: Norman E. Jones II, son of photojournalist Norman E. Jones, right, shares his new book about his father, Art of Livin' Ink, along with two other local authors, 2-4 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. Free. RSVP to (727) 894-1052, ext. 205, or check

Neighborhood events calendar, Feb. 15-22 02/14/09 [Last modified: Saturday, February 14, 2009 3:31am]
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