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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

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 or call (813) 270-7866 by 5:30 pm June 27th.

Category: Civic Events


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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM

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 & Heels Kick-off Party

Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

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 by June 23, 2017.

Category: Entertainment Events


Let's Talk! - Community Discussion

Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Roberts Rec Center In the ARTS room 1246 50th Ave N St. Petersburg FL 33703

Pachamama Alliance Tampa Bay & Center for Religious Tolerance present ...A Community Conversation - Let's Talk! These conversations will offer all who attend the opportunity to listen deeply to one another in an effort to connect and inspire in a time of change. We’ll discuss our role as caretakers of the planet, human and animal rights, sustainability, and any other meaningful topics that are of interest to the group. Our hope is that through our discussions we will find right action relevant to our lives. Click here to RSVP now!

Category: Civic Events


2017 Essence Music Festival

From: Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9:16AM
To: Monday, July 3, 2017 at 9:16AM

Location: New Orleans

Read more here.

Category: Entertainment Events


FallOut Funny Vol.1 w/ Rickey Smiley & Friends

Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: Mahaffey Theater 400 1st St S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Comedian Rickey Smiley & Friends bring the laughs to The Mahaffey as part of their "Fallout Funny Comedy Series, Vol. 1." As a much-loved comedian, television host and top rated nationally-syndicated radio personality, Smiley has earned a reputation for delivering audience-pleasing performances onstage or off. With the distinct ability to take everyday observations and skillfully create comedic gold, Smiley is a standout in the entertainment world. Click here to purchase tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events


How I Got Over

From: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 12:00AM
To: Monday, August 14, 2017 at 12:00AM

Location: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 1646 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236

Contact: phone: 941-366-1505

WBTT will raise the roof in song as we celebrate the magnificent Queen of Gospel and other gospel greats in this new musical revue. Award-winning songs like “Move On Up a Little Higher” and “His Eye Is On the Sparrow” are sung from the heart with the traditional WBTT soul.  Experience the joy and hope of gospel music at this high-energy, exciting summer show. Click here for tickets and showtimes.


Category: Entertainment Events


One Family One Community Golf Classic

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 11:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: MARINE PARK GOLF COURSE 2880 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11234

Marine Park Golf Course is an 18-hole Championship Course located in southern Brooklyn, this links-style course was designed in 1964 by world renown architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. It boasts panoramic water views, country club quality greens and fairways, and beautifully manicured driving range and practice areas. Four sets of tees make for a fun yet challenging day of golf for people of all ages.  Play the course from the Red tees or as far back as the Blue championship tees measuring over 7,000 yards! Click here for more information.

Category: Entertainment Events


2017 Regional Arts Summit

Friday, July 21, 2017 from 8:30AM to 4:30PM

Location: EpiCenter, 138805 58th St. N., Clearwater, Florida

The Regional Arts Summit is the first countywide collaboration among the five arts agencies serving the creative community with information, resources and ideas.  Anticipated outcomes are more cooperation and collaborations among all organizations for the benefit of Pinellas County’s creative community. Click here for conference registration. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Community and COACH 5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration - Black Folks 4th of July!

Monday, July 24, 2017 from 2:30PM to 5:30PM

Location: College Hill Conference Center- 1002 E. Dr. Martin L. King,Jr. Blvd, Tampa FL

 Listen to the Voice of our Youth and Adults as they speak! Juneteenth voices will discuss and answer the above questions and statements others refuse to discuss! You shall know the truth and the truth shall make and keep you free. For more information call William Sanders or Rev. W. G. Dixon @ (813) 442-7298 Email: 

Category: Entertainment Events


2017 West Tampa Community Job Fair

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM


Career skills professionals from HCC and USF will be on-site to assist with interview tips, resume help, and more.  
Don't forget to bring copies of your resume and business cards to hand out! Questions? Please email 

Category: General


Look Who's in Business 2K17 3rd Annual Networking Shopping Event

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: 1 Haben Boulevard Palmetto, FL 34221

The "Look Who's in Business, and Guess What They Do?" Networking and shopping event is back for the 3rd year, featuring celebrity guest and business mogul, Kandi Burruss of the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Click here for more information. 

Category: Business Events


5th Annual Golf Getaway

From: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:00AM
To: Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 9:00PM

Location: Location will be posted in the near future

Get Away with us for this 5th Annual golf excursion!  Enjoy fantastic golf on Cape Cod and the delights of the historic African American vacation destination of Martha’s Vineyard, with plenty of exciting attractions, tours, exhibitions and activities for all to enjoy. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Womens Weekend of Worship Soaking in Gods Presence

From: Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00AM
To: Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 1:00PM

Location: Safety Harbor Resort and Spa 105 N Bayshore Dr, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Womens Weekend of Worship Soaking in Gods Presence Register at or call 727-894-4311 Ext. 219. 

Category: Faith Community Events


Happy 100th Birthday to the Morean Arts Center! Cupcake Contest

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 12:00PM to 3:00PM

Location: Morean Center for Clay 420 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg FL

The Morean Arts Center invites you to compete in a city-wide search for St. Petersburg’s BEST CUPCAKE as part of our Centennial Celebration! Click here to register now!

Category: Entertainment Events


The 3rd Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area

Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 5:00PM to 9:30PM

Location: The Event Hall Banquet Hall Rental Facility 6152 126th Ave, Unit 504, Largo, Florida 33773

This is a hair, fashion, make up and art show. Participants will be judged by industry professionals. The Grand Prize is $1000.00 this year!! Visit Third Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area Facebook page for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


30th Annual Statewide Affordable Housing Conference

From: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 9:00AM
To: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:00PM

Location: Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Registration is now open for the Florida Housing Coalition's Annual Statewide Affordable Housing Conference! Start making your plans to attend this year’s Conference September 10-13, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. Don’t miss Florida's premier training and networking opportunity for affordable housing professionals in Florida. Take full advantage of this once-a-year opportunity by registering for the Conference today. Registration deadline is July 28th. Trvaveling package deals available. 

Category: Civic Events


SPC Presidential Search

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Location: SPC Midtown Campus 300 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg FL

You are invited to St. Petersburg College's Presidential search. This portion of the search will consist of a limited seating (70 attendees on a first come, first serve basis) lunch from 11:40a- 1p in the Community Room (MTJC-141) of St. Petersburg College's Midtown Center (1300 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712) please RSVP here

Category: Civic Events


Tennessee State Tigers vs. Florida A&M RattlersFAMU Tampa Football Classic

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Raymond James Stadium 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607

Come Have Fun & Be A Part Of Our Group …​ “And Rai$e Funds For YOUR Group All At The Same Time!” Simply Join, & Purchase Just 10 Or More Tickets  To Sit In ANY Section Of The Stadium …And You'll Receive $5.00 For EVERY Ticket You &/Or Your Group Purchase. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


The Next STEPP Life Center Just Imagine 2017 Annual Benefit Dinner

Friday, October 6, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Banquet Masters 13355 49th St N, Clearwater, FL 33762

Save the Date! The Next STEPP Life Center Just Imagine 2017 Annual Benefit Dinner. For more information Contact or 727-896-9119.

Category: Entertainment Events

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