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Learn how SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program Helps Small Businesses

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Location: The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women 305 S. Hyde Park Ave. Tampa FL 33606

Learn how SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. This class focuses on the benefits of this program. It also covers the eligibility requirements necessary to participate in the program which helps thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs to gain a foothold in government contracting. Cost:  FREE (Advance Registration Required - After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the webinar link. 

Category: Business Events


Pinellas County Urban League Presents: Fuel For The Soul

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Taste of Gourmet Cafe 4195 54th Ave N suite E, St. Petersburg, FL

For two hours, we'll celebrate positive life changes. Join the community for a cooking class on how to create flavorful remixes to your favorite comfort foods.  Music, games, and free swag keep the party rolling.  We'll even give you a recipe and bag of ingredients to take home and prepare in your own kitchen! Space is limited RSVP today!

Category: Health Events


Fuel For The Soul

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Taste of Gourmet Cafe 4195 54th Ave N suite E, St. Petersburg, FL

Price: Free

Contact: Pinellas County Urban League | email: | website:

Let us show you new ways to enjoy the food you love to eat and share with your family and friends. With a few small changes, you can eat healthier and live your best life. For two hours, we'll celebrate positive life changes. Join us for a cooking class on how to create flavorful remixes to your favorite comfort foods. Music, games, and free swag keep the party rolling. We'll even give you a recipe and bag of ingredients to take home and prepare in your own kitchen! Chef Kevin Harris will be mixing and chopping our menu to create healthy upgrades to our favorite dishes. For Chef Kevin, food is more of a passion than a profession. Click here for more information.

Category: Health Events


Studio@620 Presents a Staged Reading Trio by Sheila Cowley

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Studio @620, 620 First Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Studio@620 presents a staged reading of a new work by playwright Sheila Cowley. Cowley is collaborating with actors and dancers to develop "Trio", a play that celebrates cycles of life as parents die and children have to take their place. Come experience this initial public offering of a unique multi-disciplinary performance, presented with support from the Saint Pete Arts Alliance. Click here FMI.

Category: Entertainment Events


Bingo4Charity benefiting Red Tent Women's Initiative

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Location: Punky's Bar and Grill 3063 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33713

Contact: Red Tent Projet | website:

Join for a fun night of bingo, great food, and drinks at Punky's on Central Avenue in St Pete! Suggested donation of $10 per bingo card and all donations go directly to Red Tent Women's Initiative. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Coffee & Chat with Senator Jeff Brandes sponsored by Tucker/Hall, Inc.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 8:00AM to 9:30AM

Location: Bayfront Health St. Petersburg 701 6th St S., Sheen Conference Center St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Use West entrance. Free parking available in West Parking Garage
Coffee Chats are member-exclusive opportunities for Chamber members and elected officials to have an informal conversation at a local Chamber business. Members are invited to connect with Senator Jeff Brandes. Click here for more information.

Category: Civic Events


weconnect® Tampa Startup and Tech Networking Mixer powered by Google

Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

weconnect ® is the fastest growing startup, digital & tech networking organization in the country. Our events are comprised of the most influential professionals in the area. Our purpose is to help our members forge strong, lasting relationships within the community – combining Fortune 500/1000s with Entrepreneurs and Startups. We’re creating unique opportunities & connections to help you grow your business and network both offline and online through our proprietery platform (coming soon). Click here for more information.

Category: Business Events


3rd Annual Prayer Vigil

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 8:30AM to 9:30AM

Location: Melrose Elementary Parking Lot 1752 13th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

You are cordially invited to attend (PSFEC) & (NTCA) 3rd Annual Prayer Vigil for the (5) Transformational Elementary Schools Melrose, Campbell Park, Fairmount Park, Maximo and Lakewood. Join the community!

Category: Faith Community Events


Protect Your Greatest Asset, YOU!

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: Entrepreneur Collaborative Center, 2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa (Ybor City)

Guest Speakers 

Leighton Kyler, EA, MBA, PMP Sales & Peak Performance Expert, Change Agent, Motivational Speaker and Founder/Principal at Peak Performance Management, LLC

Angie Speller, LMHC, NNC with Special Guest Change Agent, Owner at Enso Behavior Healthcare and Clinical Director at Sunspire Heath – Hyde Park Click here for more info.

Category: Business Events


Equality Day Tea

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: The Boulevard Shoppe 5325 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707

98 years ago, women in the US fought for and won the right to vote. In honor of our suffragette sisters, BPW will once again host a traditional tea party, to be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 2 – 4pm,  at Sweet Tea Celebrations, located at 5325 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL  33707(located in The Boulevard Shoppe). Join for refreshing home-brewed teas, hot or cold (or bring your wine of choice) and a wide selection of pastries and finger sandwiches, as well as good old-fashioned girl talk on a Saturday afternoon. Prizes will be awarded to remarkable hats so be sure to don your best. Click here to register.

Category: Civic Events


Tampa Bay All White Party

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 4750 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, Florida 33614

All White Party, you know how we do it! 
$25 in advance.
$30 at the door.
Beautiful People
Tickets go on sale June 15th.
Contact: for your tickets.
Dj Eric DjBigmanprod Rumlin

Category: Entertainment Events


East Tampa Outdoor Market

Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Alfred “Al” Barnes Jr. Park. 2902 North 32nd Street Tampa, Florida 33605

Contact: email: | website:

The Outdoor Market seeks to serve as a gathering space for the community and function as a platform affording home based or cottage businesses an opportunity to showcase their company. Moreover, this monthly event seeks to promote public health, create an active communal space bringing diverse people together and fostering greater unity within our community. This event offers a family-friendly zone along with a kid’s area, which will include kid friendly games, face painting and much more. All entertainment will be family-friendly with music, choirs and other live entertainment groups. Click here to learn more.

Category: Business Events


2017 Tech Training and Job Orientation August 28th

Monday, August 28, 2017 from 10:30AM to 12:30PM

Location: Robert Saunders Public Library 1505 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Contact: U.S. Representative Kathy Castor | phone: 813-871-2817 | website:

21st Century Workforce Attend this orientation to learn about getting on track with the tech training you need to land Tampa Bay’s higher-paying jobs. For more information or to RSVP, contact U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, 14th Congressional District 813-871-2817 or visit 

Category: Business Events


Back to Football Forum with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 12:30PM to 2:00PM

Location: Bryan Glazer Family JCC 522 N Howard Ave Tampa, FL 33606

Contact: website:

Enjoy lunch and a season preview with
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 RSVP by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, August 22nd

Registration for the joint-Chamber event is being hosted by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Click here for more information.

Category: Sports Events


August 30th TechHire @ USF CONNECT

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM

Location: USF CONNECT 3802 Spectrum Boulevard Tampa, FL 33612

Join !p POTENTIAL: UNLEASHED and the top tech companies in the Tampa Metro on August 30 as we datamine the status of tech talent in Tampa. We will feature some of the recent graduates of TechHire training! Click here to learn more.

Category: Business Events


Join Habitat for Humanity Pinellas Mills Family Home Dedication

Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Location: 1221 Union Street South, St Petersburg

Contact: Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County | phone: office: 727.536.4755, ext. 205 | website:

Please join Habitat for Humanity in dedicating a new home at 1221 Union Street South in the heart of Midtown on August 31 at 4pm.  This home, built in partnership with the Mills Family, was graciously sponsored by Steve & Nancy Westphal and 400 Beach Seafood and Taphouse. The completion of this home is part of Habitat for Humanity’s $1.5M commitment to new home construction within the South St Petersburg CRA in 2017.  Since January 1, Habitat Pinellas has completed 8 homes through an investment of more than $1,029,000….with an additional 6 homes to be completed by year end in the CRA. 

Category: Civic Events


I Think She's The One

Friday, September 1, 2017 from 7:30PM to 10:00PM

Location: Jaeb Theater 1010 N Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602

Andre is a single and very successful businessman who is tired of dating around and wants to finally settle down. However, a strange turn of events causes Andre to vacate his luxury home to move in with his grandmother temporarily. As he adjusts to his new life, nothing could have prepared Andre for the journey he must embrace while trying to find his soul mate. In his search for love, he may end up finding himself. Click here to purchase tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events


Summer of Rum Festival 2017 Ft. Shaggy & Baha Men

Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 12:00PM to 11:00PM

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 600 N. Ashely Dr., Tampa, Florida 33602

What better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend at the 2017 Summer of Rum Festival! Mr. Boombastic himself, SHAGGY will headline along with 6+ reggae/fusion/island inspired bands! End the night with a BANG with a huge Fireworks show! Drink a variety of rum drinks from a variety of rum brands. Whether its a Frozen Daiquiri, Pina Colada, Rum Runner, Cuba Libre, Dark & Stormy, or a Rum-a-Rita; the Summer of Rum Festival will have all your favorite summer time drinks! Oh yea, not to mention the awesome island themed entertainment that will keep you dancing all day! Get your tickets now and invite all of your friends! Click here to learn more.

Category: Entertainment Events


The Return of Hannah's Baby Boy STU One Night Only September 2nd

Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9:00PM to 3:00AM

Location: 1611 E. 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605

Contact: phone: (813) 642-6558 | website:

The Return of Hannah's Baby Boy STU One Night Only September 2nd. Dresscode strictly enforced #DoingitfortheVirgos Visit for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


St Petersburg's 2nd Annual Crab & Music Festival

Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 1:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Albert Whitted Park, Downtown St Petersburg 480 Bayshore Dr. SE, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

2nd Annual Crab & Music Festival, Family orientated, Fun and Food for Everyone. Click here for more information.

Category: Entertainment Events

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