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Benefit plant sale: Sale of low-cost, easy-to-grow plants including frangipani and bananas benefits Equal Rights Amendment passage efforts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 305 173rd Ave., North Redington Beach. Call 393-0932.

Bicycle Bash by the Bay: Festival to promote safe cycling, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., follows the Share the Road Ride. Vinoy Park, Fifth Avenue NE and North Shore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free. Call (813) 468-0064.

Eco-Walk and Cleanup on Egmont Key: Help Egmont Key get ready for the 150th birthday of its lighthouse. Boat picks up at the Fort De Soto Pier, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde. Free. Call 347-4522.

Indian Family Day: Special exhibition, 1-4 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. Included with admission. Call 896-2667 or see www.fine-arts.org.

Sacred Heart Fall Festival: Carnival rides, midway, bands and food, noon-9 p.m. Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 7981 46th Way, Pinellas Park. Free admission. Call 541-444.

Talent in the Park Music Fair: 1-4 p.m., Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Free, donations accepted. 541-4501 or go to www.sunsationshowchorus.com.

21 Tuesday

Household budgeting seminar: Learn to save for a home, 6-9 p.m., Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. Sponsor: Community Service Foundation. Free. 461-0618.

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

22 Wednesday

Dog training seminar: Maria Ryan offers a free session, 6-8 p.m., Pinellas Park Library, 7770 52nd St. Call 545-3463 or go to www.spotusa.org.

Razzle Dazzle: St. Anthony's Luncheon and Fashion Show benefits St. Anthony's Hospital, 11 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. Call 866-3158.

Wednesday Morning Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Free. Call 363-9245.

23 Thursday

Christmas in October: Gifts and ornaments, 2:30 p.m., Boyd Hill Nature Park, 2900 31st S, St. Petersburg. $10. Call 893-7326 to register.

24 Friday

Concert in the Park: The Cool Daddies, 7 p.m., outside St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Picnics, drinks, lawn chairs and blankets welcome. Free. Call 363-9245.

Boogie Woogie on Corey: Stroll shops, sample wine and food, music by Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues, 5-9 p.m., Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach. Free. See www.coreyave.com.

Fall Festival: Moonwalk, bounce house, slide, games and kids costume prizes, 6-8 p.m., St. Luket. Luke's United Methodist, 4444 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call 321-1335 or check www.st-lukesumc.com.

GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club Flea Market: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. (902) 527-2198.

25 Saturday

Bromeliad Basics: Information and plant sale, 11:30 a.m., Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free with garden admission, $8 adults, $6 seniors, free for kids under 12. Call 551-3102.

Downtown Crafts Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., BayWalk, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. Call 895-9277.

First Florida Orchestra: Opening Night for the Masterworks series, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $19-$65. Call toll-free 1-800-662-7286 or check www.floridaorchestra.org.

Halloween Spooktacular: Safe trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting contest, other games, 4-10 p.m., Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. $7. Call 587-6775.

Heritage Village Country Jubilee: 125 craft exhibitors, live music and parade of historic homes, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Park at 119th Street between Ulmerton and Walsingham roads; free shuttle to event. Free. Call 582-2123 or go to www.pinellascounty.org/Heritage.

John's Pass Seafood Festival: Includes arts and crafts, music, street dance, haunted house and kids area. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach. Free. Call 394-0756 or check www.johnspassfestivals.com.

Second annual Battle of the B3's: Blues organists Dean Germain and Michael Johnn and jazz organists Stan Hunter and Kitty Daniels battle it out, 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $18-$20. Check www.mypalladium.org.

Weekly events calendar is full of diversions 10/18/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:08pm]
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