Pinellas news briefs

Published Oct. 5, 2016

BRIDAL SHOW: Brides to be can get a jump on planning your weddings at the Tampa Bay Bridal Show. This one-day show will feature more than 100 vendors that can help make the bride's day extraordinary. The show runs noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Cost is $5 and parking is free. For information, call (727) 892-2933.

HOMECOMING DRESS DISTRIBUTION: Belle of the Ball will distribute donated new and used formal dresses to Tampa Bay-area in-need high school girls. No referral is needed. This is a free event, however, donations will be accepted. This event will be held Saturday and Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Belle of the Ball Distribution Center, 1210 Holt Ave., Clearwater. (727) 386-4502. belleofthe

ARTIST'S SHOWCASE: Bay Vista Recreation Center, 7000 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg, will be showcasing creations from its art classes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15. This event will included demonstrations provided by the art class students and instructors and handmade unique baskets, pottery, stained glass and paintings. Free hotdogs and sodas. Free. For information, call (727) 893-7124 or visit

VENDORS APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR BEACH OPEN MARKETS: Additional spaces have become available at free to discounted rates for produce, grower and food vendors at the Mid-Week Madeira Beach Open Air Market and the Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market. The Madeira Beach market is on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and the Tom Stewart Causeway, returns on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market is at the Indian Shores Municipal Center, 19305 Gulf Blvd., and runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting on Sunday . New vendors and new applications are subject to review and will be accepted as space allows. Vendor applications, market rules and the vendor handbook are available at For information call (727) 300-6551.

TITANIC STORY OF SURVIVAL: Come see author, speaker, and performer Julie Williams as she presents a one woman show dramatizing her family's harrowing experience aboard the Titanic. Williams will bring to life her aunt Sylvia Caldwell who will recount the tale of how the Caldwells, Sylvia, Albert, and their infant son, Alden, were fleeing their missionary jobs when they boarded the Titanic in the hopes of making it home safely. The performance is at 2 p.m., Sunday at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. For information, call (727) 724-1525 x 4112 or visit

CELEBRATION DINNER: The Greater Tarpon Springs Democratic Club PAC will be hosting a "Celebration of Democratic Women Dinner." The dinner will be held at Banquet Master's at 13322 49th St. N, Pinellas Park, at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 22. Guest speaker is U.S Rep. Jan Schakowsk, D-Ill. Cost is $75 per person. For information, call (727) 505-3440.

JUNK IN THE TRUNK: Time to clean out closets and garages for Safety Harbor Community Center's Junk in the Trunk sale. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at 650 Ninth Ave. S. If you looking to sell items, parking space rental $10 or tables will be available to rent for $10. This is a rain or shine event that features over 50 participants. For information, call (727) 724-1530