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The PBS Summer of Adventure Expedition begins June 20th

With a variety of science, nature, culture and history programs, the PBS Summer of Adventure will transport you around the globe. Discover the people and cultures of China and Havana. Visit Yellowstone and explore the Pacific. Follow mass animal migrations across Africa and tour the world to photograph some of the wildest and most threatened species. Click here to learn more.

Category: History, Art & Culture Organizations

Cosby

Cosby exposes generational divide in black community

June 19, 2017 - Long before a Pennsylvania jury began deliberating Bill Cosby’s fate in a sexual assault case, a large swath of the black community had already found him guilty of forgetting where he came from. For a people who spent centuries fighting the scourge of racism, there is no greater hero than one who has risen above our collective circumstance. Bill Cosby fit that mold, and he was revered. Click here to learn more.

 

Category: History, Art & Culture Organizations

Philando

Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

June 19, 2017 - After five days of deliberations, a jury has found a Minnesota police officer not guilty on all counts over his deadly shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last July in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul, Minn. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, was driving with his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter when they were pulled over by St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Click here to learn more.

 

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Events

Mayor

Mayoral Candidate Forum Special Guest Mayor Rick Kriseman & Former Mayor Rick Baker

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Location: Mt. Zion Progressive MBC 955 20th Street South, St. Petersburg FL 33712

A Mayoral Candidate Forum will be held at Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, special guest Mayor Rick Kriseman and Former Mayor Rick Baker will be in attendance. Submit your questions for the candidates via email at ngoodley@outlook.com or call (813) 270-7866 by 5:30 pm June 27th.

Category: Civic Events

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Dedication ceremony of SPC’s new Bay Pines STEM Center to be held June 28

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Location: Center at 4723 Bay Pines Terrace, St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg College will host a dedication ceremony to celebrate the new Bay Pines STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Center beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the center at 4723 Bay Pines Terrace, St. Petersburg. The Bay Pines STEM Center is a hands-on science learning complex adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway in Pinellas County with 72 student stations, a community room and science labs. For more information, contact Rita Farlow, Assistant Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications, 727-302-6526 or Marilyn Shaw, Public Relations Specialist, 727-341-4712

Category: Entertainment Events

Hammers

Hammers & Heels Kick-off Party

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Join Hammers and Heels for our 2017-2018 Annual Kick-off event! Come to learn more about this group and how you can get involved. This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about Hammers & Heels. For address and additional information RSVP to Pam at pora@habitatpinellas.org by June 23, 2017.

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