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  1. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

    Red Mesa Cantina

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Red Mesa stretches their Cinco De Mayo celebration. They call it a "week long fiesta," but it's actually five nights of drink specials, tequila shots, live music, raffles and giveaways.

    Price: No cover (food and drink individually priced).

  2. Neutral Milk Hotel

    Editor's pick

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

    Clearwater : 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 33759

    The late '80s indie, rock band known for their experimental sound features Jeff Mangum, Scott Spillane, Julian Koster and Jeremy Barnes. See them now, since this is their last tour for the foreseeable future.

    Price: $32.25-$38.75.

  3. Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

    Epcot at Walt Disney World

    Lake Buena Vista : 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

    For this year's festival (daily through May 17), in addition to nearly 100 topiary characters, outdoor kitchens and Tinker Bells' Butterfly House, Frozen is set to make its first appearance represented in a garden at the World Showcase Plaza, with white and silver blooms. The concert series, ren …

    Price: $97, $91 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.

  4. Galaxy Far, Far Away Weekend

    Glazer Children's Museum

    Downtown Tampa : 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602

    Guests will be able to enjoy daily programs such as Jedi Knight Training, Star Wars Play-Doh, Balloon Lightsabers, Star Wars Character Craft Mask, and are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters throughout the weekend. On Sunday from 1pm to 3pm guests' appearance are guaranteed from the …

    Price: Included in admission.

  5. A Galaxy Far, Far Away

    Glazer Children's Museum

    Downtown Tampa : 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602

    Bring your little wookies, stormtroopers and Princess Leias for a "May the Fourth Be With You" party in the museum transformed into a galactic empire. Activities include Jedi Knight training, balloon light saber wars and Star Wars mask making. Included with admission.

    Price: $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free.

  6. Garden Club Crafts: Stenciled Tote Bags

    Garden Club of St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg : 500 Sunset Drive S, St. Petersburg, 33707

    Get creative in Garden Club of St. Petersburg's craft workshop, and take home your handiwork.

    Design your own stenciled tote bag.

    Price: $4.50

  7. Zumba Gold

    Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center

    Dunedin : 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 34698

    A fitness program designed specifically for older adults using Latin and international rhythms and easy to follow moves.

    Price: $4, $3 with I.D. card.

  8. Lunchtime Lectures

    Museum of Fine Arts

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    A grab bag of artist talks, panel discussions, and lectures that focus on contemporary themes, with lunch included.

    A panel featuring Ryan Swanson from The Urban Conga will discuss creative ways to interact with our cities.

    Price: $15, $10 members.

  9. Planning for Retirement

    Life Enrichment Center

    Tampa : 9704 N Blvd., Tampa, 33612

    Michael J. Miller, Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor for Morgan Stanley, addresses the needs of adults in all stages of life.

    Price: Free.

  10. Catch the Wave

    Seffner-Mango Branch Library

    Seffner : 410 N Kingsway Road, Seffner, 33584

    Marcey Walsh, of the Institute for Pattern Literacy, uses whoopee cushions, water balloons, slinkies and a variety of musical instruments to explore the science of sound and music.

    Price: Free.

  11. 2015 Arts and Lecture Series

    Manatee Performing Arts Center

    Bradenton : 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, 34205

    New York Times best selling author Lisa Unger kicks off this year's series with a discussion of her newest novel, Crazy Love You, and In the Blood, which is now available in paperback.

    Price: $35, $75 three lectures.

  12. Zoominations: A Chinese Lantern Festival of Lights

    Editor's pick

    Lowry Park Zoo

    Seminole Heights : 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604

    Discover 30 illuminated scenes built by craftsman from Zigong, China, including replicas of the Beijing Temple of Heaven and larger-than-life dragons, pandas, rhinos and more. It will also feature performances by Chinese acrobats and an artisan market with handmade crafts. Runs through May 31

    Price: $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (Zoominations); $39.95, $37.95 seniors, $29.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (combo Zoominations and Zoo admission).

  13. That Which I Love Destroys Me Screening

    University of South Florida, College of Nursing

    University Area : 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd., Tampa, 33612

    A documentary that follows two Special Operations soldiers as they return home and face a new battle; reintegration back into society. Includes reception and post-screening panel.

    Price: Free.

  14. Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium: Decorate a Beach Cake

    Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium

    Brandon : 2080 Badlands Drive, Brandon, 33511

    Classes on a variety of culinary topics designed for the home cook. Call for other class topics.

    Create an ombre petal design of ocean blue, decorating with shells, starfish and coral, in cake decorating class. $40.

  15. African Violet Society of Pinellas: Violets and Social Media

    The Palms of Largo

    Largo : 400 Lake Ave. NE, Largo, 33771

    Club meets with tips for growing the easy care house plants; with refreshments and plant raffle. In the Cypress Building.

    Price: Free.

  16. Tampa Yankees: vs. Dunedin

    Editor's pick

    George M. Steinbrenner Field (formerly Legends Field)

    Stadium Area : One Steinbrenner Drive , Tampa, 33614

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    Price: $4-$6.

  17. Florida Wind Band

    University of South Florida School of Music Concert Hall

    University Area : 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa, 33620

    The band, along with special guest, Joey Ruiz, presents a salute to Tampa's Latino heritage with a concert entitled, Cuatro de Mayo.

    Price: $15, $10 students and seniors.

  18. Everything from Bach to Broadway

    University of Tampa Sykes Chapel

    Tampa : 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33606

    For their final concert the women's choir, Camerata, and Chamber Singers, a mixed choir perform pieces including Vere anguores by Tomás Luis de Victoria and Come Sweet Death.

    Price: Free.

  19. Golf Fore a Cause Charity Tournament

    Cypress Run Golf Club

    Tarpon Springs : 2669 St. Andrews Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 34688

    4-Hearts hosts a charity tournament benefitting Operation Helping Hand, T.A.M.P.A., and the Pinellas Opportunity Council. Fees include player's fees with cart, breakfast, and lunch. A raffle and auction will benefit charities as well.

    Price: $125.

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