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Things to do in Pinellas this week

15 Tuesday

Coyotes and Critters in Your Back Yard: Guest speaker Greg Andrews, director of operations for Pinellas County Animal Services, kicks off the 2011 seminar series with a discussion on what to do about coyotes and other wildlife. 7 p.m. Free. SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. (727) 586-3591.

13 Today

Piccadilly Antique and Collectible Show: More than 75 dealers will buy, sell, trade and exhibit all types of antiques and collectibles. Unusual specialty automobilia items include signs, antique gas pumps and antique vehicles. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3. Piccadilly Museum Warehouse, 3150 71st St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 345-6627.

Camera show: This giant camera show and photo equipment flea market brings dealers from around the world with new, used and antique cameras, and studio and darkroom equipment. Dealers are open to buying or trading for your unwanted photo equipment. Bring your camera for a free shutter check. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $6.25, $3.25 students. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. (954) 564-1022.

Corey Sunday Market: On Corey Avenue in front of Beach Theater, shop for fresh produce, seafood, gourmet food, plants, flowers, and local artistry, all while enjoying live music. This week, kids can play simulated ice hockey on the Tampa Bay Lightning's "Rolling Thunder" truck. In addition, free video games and table hockey will be available for kids to play, and representatives of the Tampa Bay Lightning will be around with lots of prizes and giveaways. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Corey Avenue Area, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. (727) 367-3818.

Yoga at the Dalí: Every Sunday, the Dalí Museum holds yoga classes in one of its rooms with a view of the St. Petersburg waterfront. Beginners and those more experienced are welcome. Bring a mat or towel. 12 to 1:30 p.m. $10 students/members, $15.

Sunsation Show Chorus: The group presents "Potpourri of Melody," an assortment of tunes including Broadway, jazz and classics. 3 p.m. $15. St. Dunstan's Anglican Church, 403 First Ave. SW, Largo. (727) 541-4501.

Historic Old Northeast neighborhood history: This opening reception for the newest exhibit includes a panel discussion, unveiling of the exhibit, a children's "Building Box City" activity and a book signing with Robin Gonzalez, author of Souvenir of St. Petersburg, Views from the Vinoy. 3 to 5 p.m. $5 (suggested donation). St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. (727) 894-1052.

I Am A Cuban Sandwich: A journey through the physical and cultural life of Ybor City as it was many years ago. Tampa native Richard DiPietra blends his memories of the place with some fiction to create a look back at the Cuban-influenced neighborhood. 7 p.m. Pay what you can at the door, $15 advance. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

Vamp: This jazz cabaret is a tribute to Broadway's most alluring vamps and vixens. 8:30 p.m. Pay what you can at the door, $15 advance. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Cabaret, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

14 Monday

"Read for Rec" kickoff: St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster will unveil the new "Read for Rec" program. Children who read 10 books will get a free recreation card (normally $10) to use at city recreation facilities. Kids can meet Raymond from the Tampa Bay Rays and Sparky the Fire Dog, see a puppet show, and win door prizes. 2 p.m. Free. St. Petersburg Main Public Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. (727) 893-7724.

When Words Are Not Enough: A Single Gal Sings Songs of Love and Laughter: Sultry, single gal Samantha McKinnon Brown and pianist James W. Crumbly Jr. perform songs of love, romance and sensuality. This "adult only" cabaret will be a great setting for you and your sweetheart on the special day. Cash bar available. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $15. New American Theater, 183 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 575-9241.

15 Tuesday

Adult acting: Use improv exercises and games, listening exercises, concentration and moment-to-moment work to become an expressive, confident stage actor. Meets Tuesdays Feb. 15 through April 19. 3 to 5 p.m. $225, $200 subscribers. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

Night hike: Gators, Spiders and Frogs … Oh My! Get a close look at some of the creepy crawlies that come out after dusk or just gaze at the stars. 6:30 p.m. $3, $1.50 children. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

'Long Winding Roads': Black history month musical presentation that educates and entertains by exploring the journey of African-American music. 7 p.m. Pay what you can at the door, $15 advance. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

Helios Jazz Orchestra: Enjoy big band music and dance from the Helios Jazz Orchestra, plus catered snacks and a full bar. 7 to 11 p.m. $10. NOVA 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-6682.

Things to do in Pinellas this week 02/12/11 [Last modified: Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:30am]
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