Things to do in southern Pinellas

06 Today

Corey Fresh Market: Shop for fresh organic produce, specialty gourmet food, plants, flowers, handcrafted items and local artistry at the fresh market open most Sundays. Along Corey Avenue in front of the former Beach Theatre. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. (727) 498-8778.

Yoga + Dalí: The vinyasa/ashtanga-based classes are held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden with views of the waterfront. Bring a mat and a towel. Noon-1:30 p.m. $15, $10 members. Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767.

French Baseball: France's national baseball team plays an exhibition game against St. Petersburg College in preparation for the 2014 European Championship. 1 p.m. Free. Huggins-Stengel Baseball Field, 1320 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg.

Lighten Up Your Life: Master healer, New York Times bestselling author and media personality Deborah King left corporate law for the world of healers and sage when she was diagnosed with cancer in her 20s. She will debut her new book, Entangled In Darkness, at 1:30-3:30 p.m. $29. Unity Campus, 460 46th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 527-2222.

Fiddler on the Roof: The classic Broadway musical featuring If I Were a Rich Man and Matchmaker is reimagined for the Freefall stage with puppetry accompanying a traditional cast. Through Nov. 3. 2 p.m. $20-$44. Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 498-5205.

Romeo and Juliet: The French version of Shakespeare's classic is noted for its four duets for the doomed lovers and for Juliet's first-act waltz. Performed in French with English supertitles. Through Tuesday. 2 p.m. $21-$65. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Blessing of the Animals: All family pets are invited for a hands-on blessing. Also, check out the Pinellas Park Mounted Police and bring your pet behavior questions for "Ask the Trainer, Donna." Cash donations benefit spay/neuter programs. 3-5 p.m. Free. Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. (727) 544-8558.

Reading Art as a Metaphor: Guest curator and chair and professor of photography at NYU, Dr. Deborah Willis will discuss how metaphors are translated in art. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667.

Ill Nino: This Latin American heavy metal band has been performing for over a decade. 6 p.m. $15. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 895-3045.

Art and Fashion Project: Area professional models hit the runway for a New York Fashion Week-style show featuring works by Bohemian designer DianKa. Fashions available for purchase. 6 p.m. $25, $30 first row. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 945-2242.

Ghost Tours, St. Petersburg: Costumed guides take you on a candlelight walking tour of downtown that includes chilling tales of wandering spirits, haunted mansions, phantom lovers and curses. 8 p.m. $15, $10 ages 4-12. Hooker Tea Company, 300 Beach Drive NE, Suite 124. (727) 894-4678.

Ghost Tours, Madeira Beach: Take a 75- to 90-minute walking tour of the John's Pass boardwalk and village to learn tales of buried treasure, eerie tragedies and modern day hauntings of the beach areas. 8 p.m. $15, $10 ages 4-12. Hubbard's Marina and the Friendly Fisherman Restaurant, 170 John's Pass Boardwalk. (727) 894-4678.

07 Monday

Garden Club Crafts: Get creative in the Garden Club of St. Petersburg's craft workshop, and take home your masterpiece. Make a fence pole jack-o'-lantern. 10 a.m. $4.50. Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 500 Sunset Drive S. (727) 381-8920.

Creative Exercise: A toning, stretching, laughing, dancing, "I feel good" class with music. Designed for those 50 and older. Takes place every Monday and Friday. 10:15-11:15 a.m. $3, $16 per month. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

Tuesday

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Beach Boulevard. (727) 278-4285.

Tai chi: Slow, meditative, healthful movements. 10-11:30 a.m. $3. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

Seniors Acting Class: Learn how to be creative and create characters, understand stage directions and increase your confidence on stage and off through theater games, improvisation and reader's theater skills in this four-week course for those age 55 and over. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $90. St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S. (727) 866-1973.

Book Talk with Eric Deggans: Former Tampa Bay Times media critic and author Eric Deggans will discuss his latest book, Race Baiter, that dissects the powerful ways modern media feeds fears, prejudices and hate, while also tracing the history of the word and its consequences, intended or otherwise. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-4173.

Tai Kwon Do and Tai Chi: Learn martial arts, self-defense and develop confidence and discipline. Classes are available for adults and children, 5 and older. 5-6 p.m. Treasure Island Community Center, Gulf Boulevard and 106th Avenue. (727) 510-5122.

Dog-A-Ween: A weekly Halloween costume contest for dogs. The winner of each week's contest will compete in the finals for the grand prize of a Corona Beach Cruiser on Oct. 29. Includes a Yappy Hour with a Canine Cafe menu for dogs and drink specials for their humans. 6-10 p.m. Free. The Kitchen, 226 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0540.

St. Petersburg College Jazz Band Concert: The 17-piece SPC Jazz Band perform a selection of big band, torch songs and New Orleans grooves as part of the program that feature singers Tomika Waldon and Robbie Kruithoff. 7:30 p.m. Free. St. Petersburg College Music Center, 6605 Fifth Ave. N. (727) 341-7984.

06 Today

Benefit Poker Tournament: A poker tournament will provide financial assistance to help with the care of 11-year-old Zachary Bury of Dunedin, who was born with a severe brain malformation. He has undergone multiple surgeries and is dependent upon his caregivers for daily activities and personal care. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Organized by the nonprofit group Make3 Cares. 2 p.m. $75 buy-in. Derby Lane Poker Room, 10490 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 542-6086.

06 Today

The Birds: Based on the short story that inspired the Alfred Hitchcock film, Irish playwright Conor McPherson adapts the story about a town that is under attack by masses of birds. Through Oct. 27. 3 p.m. $29-$49. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

Things to do in southern Pinellas 10/03/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 4, 2013 1:56pm]

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