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Things to do in and around St. Petersburg


Easter musical: May We Never Lose the Wonder is a dramatic play about the people who were with or near Jesus during the last week of his life, 6 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Pinellas Park Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Ave. Free. Call (727) 526-3674 or check

Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show: Dealers from across the United States sell gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $4. Call (727) 892-5202 or check


Skin cancer screenings: The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour brings its 38-foot customized RV for full-body skin cancer screenings and the latest skin cancer information, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (212) 725-5176.


Greening Downtown: Program by the Downtown neighborhood Association that features speakers on three subjects: innovative, environment-friendly architecture; a new garden space planned for downtown St. Petersburg; and the city's budget scenario for the coming year. 7 p.m., Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (727) 898-8851.

Tea dance with live music by Bruce Ralg Band: Noon-2 p.m., Gladden Park Recreation Center, 3901 30th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $5. Call (727) 893-7458.


Sallie's Angels Blue Ribbon Gala: Event recognizes Nation Abuse Awareness Month, 6:30-10:30 p.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. Activities include silent and live auctions, a formal dinner and a program honoring the children of Sallie House. Proceeds benefit various programs for abused and neglected children. $75. Call (727) 804-7710.


Music Series Under the Oaks: St. Petersburg native and Atlanta blues/folk singer Veronika Jackson opens the first of the new series with "Homecoming: An Evening with Veronika Jackson," 7 p.m., Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. Call (727) 323-1104 or visit

Genealogy Lecture Series: Informational session about genealogy, 10 a.m., West St. Petersburg Community Library at St. Petersburg College, 6605 Fifth Ave. N. Free. Call (727) 343-2776.

Gulfport SpringFest: With live music all day at main stage in front of Gulfport Casino, arts and crafts, food from area restaurants and other vendors, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., downtown Gulfport, Beach Boulevard area. Free admission. Call (727) 344-3711.

Roser Park Tour of Homes: The tour of one of St. Petersburg's first "streetcar suburbs," 10 a.m.-4 p.m., starting at the Ronald McDonald House, 702 Eighth Ave. S. Includes seven homes and a tour of the neighborhood's Outdoor Museum. $10 advance, $12 day of tour. Call (727) 898-9229 or check

Antique Car Show: Heritage Village and Pin-Mar Antique Car Club host annual show with more than 100 original or restored antique autos and vintage motorcycles, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Live entertainment and food court. Free admission, parking and shuttle to entrance. Check or call (727) 582-2123.

Things to do in and around St. Petersburg 04/04/09 [Last modified: Saturday, April 4, 2009 4:30am]
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