Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Arts

St. Pete High students paint portraits of animals to benefit shelter (w/ video)

Students at St. Petersburg High worked with teacher Brianne Gates to paint the adoptable animals at Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. The paintings will be for sale on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the shelter at 2911 47th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Scan the code to watch a video about the event created by one of the high school students.

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Visit 20 Tampa Bay museums for free (or nearly free) on Saturday

Visit 20 Tampa Bay museums for free (or nearly free) on Saturday

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Published: 09/19/18
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Published: 09/06/18
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