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Things to do in Pinellas with a focus on the family

3 ideas that are fun for the whole family

1 Family Day: Arts Center open house with fun activities, 1-4 p.m. today, Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Includes make and take art projects; performances by the Soulful Arts Dance Academy, 1:30-2:15 p.m.; and Pinellas County Center for the Arts Steel Band, 3-4 p.m. Also, Word & Image Elementary School Awards Ceremony, 2:30 p.m. Free. Call (727) 822-7872 or see

2 Seminole Pow Wow: Two days of fun starting with a Fire and Iron Motorcycle Showcase, 6-9 p.m. Friday. Saturday starts with a pancake breakfast and hot-air balloon rides, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.; parade from 10 a.m.-noon; Children's Extravaganza noon-2:30 p.m.; blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and fireworks display at 8:15 p.m. Activities are weather permitting at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. Most activities free; donations collected for balloon rides benefit the Children's Miracle Network. Call (727) 391-8345.

3 Wildlife Weekend: For nature lovers of all ages; includes exhibits of bats, birds, butterflies and turtles, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and March 15, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. Also guided walks, native plants and other items for sale, kids crafts and food. Free. Call (727) 893-7326.

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