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Kelly A. Stefani - Editorial Assistant — Things To Do, Pets

Editorial Assistant — Things To Do, Pets

I am known as the events maven for the Tampa Bay Times. I dig up and write about thousands of events and activities to keep you and your family busy. Area event promoters keep my job interesting. After 32 years, I've seen everything from "Eggstravaganzas" and "Spooktaculars," to naked mud wars and New Year's Eve fetish parties. Who wouldn't love writing about that? If you know of something interesting happening, shoot me a note.

  1. Dave Matthews plays guitar during a concert at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa in July 2013. The Dave Matthews Band returns to the venue Wednesday.
  2. REO Speedwagon will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Wednesday.
  3. Burt Drake, owner of Bright Ice, St. Petersburg, scoops up some ice cream for an order.
  4. Luna and Miles are just two puppies, among many animals, available for adoption.
  5. The Florida Holocaust Museum in downtown St. Petersburg will expand its operating hours beginning July 28.
  6. Bob Saget brings his standup act, with adult material, to the Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Friday.
  7. Domino and Figaro are two of many animals looking for love in a safe home.
  8. Brad Paisley, pictured at a show in Nashville in 2014, will perform at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Friday. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
  9. Naturally Florida is a new podcast designed to help us become more aware of the environment around us in Florida.
  10. Halo and Louie are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
  11. Fourth of July fireworks and parades are back this year. We found 29 suggestions on ways to celebrate.
  12. Los fuegos artificiales iluminan la noche sobre Boca Ciega Bay cerca de South Pasadena, St. Pete Beach y Treasure Island el 4 de julio de 2018. La vista mira hacia el norte.  [Scott Keeler | Times]
  13. Fireworks blast off in front of the Tampa Convention Center, one of four locations around the Hillsborough River, during the City of Tampa's Boom by the Bay celebration on July 4, 2019 in Tampa.
  14. Quincy and Zeke are two of many animals hoping to find forever homes.
  15. Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Manuel Margot celebrates Randy Arozarena's grand slam in the seventh inning of the June 13 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.
  16. In celebration of its 94th birthday, 7-Eleven is extending Free Slurpee Day to an entire month this year.
  17. Betty Brookie and Carter are two of many animals hoping to find forever homes.
  18. A shirt recognizes the importance of Juneteenth during a recent celebration.
  19. Dusty Hill, left, and Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top perform in Tampa in 2010.
  20. Fresh Market's Father's Day meal deal includes two two-pound tomahawk steaks.
  21. Bottles of scotch and bourbon are ready for the Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival at Curtis Hixon Park on Saturday.
  22. Coal and Josie are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  23. SeaWorld will hold Howl-O-Scream for the first time ever this year.