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Play with purpose at Thanksgiving Camp

From: Monday, November 19, 2018 at 8:30AM
To: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 8:30AM

Location: Glazer Children’s Museum 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa FL 33602

At GCM, your little learners imagine, discover, and connect to the world around them. Register your kids to play with purpose and embrace curiosity this Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer break at Camp Imagination!

Register today for Campsgiving!
Fall Camp for Kids Ages 5-10 

Visit to register today!

Category: Entertainment Events


Loving Through Disagreement

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Eckerd College Center for Spiritual Life 4200 54th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711

What do you do when someone you love - a family member or close friend - holds views that conflict with your core values? Join us for an evening to hear from people with perspectives on loving people who disagree on core issues like race, religion, sexuality and politics. Share your experience and get new ideas from your fellow participants. Enjoy the opportunity to encounter someone who is different from you in a positive and encouraging setting. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018)

Friday, November 30, 2018 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Miller Auditorium 4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711

Set in a parallel version of Oakland California, this surreal dark comedy follows Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield), a low-level telemarketer who finds success when he discovers his “white voice” and must decide between rising up the ranks of white corporate America or remaining true to his working-class roots. A broad take on the commodification of black and working-class bodies, from wage slavery to performance art and everything in between, Boots Riley’s debut feature is a wild and incisive satire of contemporary America. English, 111 minutes. Click here for more info.

Category: Entertainment Events


Dreamers Who Succeed Workshop!

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM

Location: Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association 2005 N Lamar Ave, Tampa, Florida 33602

DREAMERS WHO SUCCEED 2018 WORKSHOP is for aspiring authors, creatives, visionaries, and entrepreneurs. Its an event for men, women, young adults, and anyone who is serious about pursuing their dreams and goals God's way! During the workshop we will have a phenomenal panel discussion, enjoy a delicious brunch, strategic networking, meet the D.W.S. 2018 Featured Authors and more! Come and enjoy meeting others who are just as excited about living with true purpose. Oh, and I will be launching my latest book of quotes! We are sure you will leave this workshop inspired and encouraged to pursue your dreams, goals, and visions God's way! Click here for more information. 

Category: Business Events


VIBES: Holiday Networking Extravaganza

From: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 7:00PM
To: Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:00AM

Location: Sam and Martha Gibbons Alumni Center 11810 USF Alumni Drive Tampa, FL 33620

This ones for US! Very Important Black Entrepreneurs Social LLC in collaboration with the USF Black Alumni Society presents to you VIBES: Holiday Networking Extravaganza, a place to let the elite entrepreneurs of the Tampa Bay area come together to showcase their businesses, collaborate our resources within the community, to support and continuously circulate the black dollar. Click here for tickets and more.

Category: Business Events


Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

Friday, December 14, 2018 from 5:15PM to 8:00PM

Location: Cyrus Greene Community Center 2101 E Dr M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Tampa, FL 33603

SAVE THE DATE: Annual Tree Lighting Celebration 

Program participants include: Jane Castor, Former Tampa Police Chief, Jeff Eakins, Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent, Bob Conigliaro, VP Community Relations, Caspers Company McDonald’s Restaurants

For sponsors or for more information contact Denese James at (813) 988-1962. 

Category: Holiday Events


R&B Weekender Day Party & Brunch by Pizzazz Production

Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Akwaaba Hall 1245 18th Avenue South Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

This is Pizzazz Production's end of the year celebration and to launch its first 5th Saturday R&B Weekender Day Party. Pizzazz Production launched 3rd Saturdays Time OUT sunset events and now is introducing the R&B Weekender. Pizzazz's R&B Weekender is a day party for women in the LGBTQ+ community that takes place on the 5th Saturday of the month. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Florida Companies to Watch Celebrating the 2018 Honorees

Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 5:30PM to 10:30PM

Location: Straz Center for the Performing Arts 1010 N Macinnes Pl. Tampa, FL 33602

2018 marks the 8th anniversary of Florida Companies to Watch! Join the movement… Nominate successful second-stage growth companies from your community… Support the winners… Attend the event… Florida Companies to Watch celebrates growing second-stage companies headquartered in Florida. Companies to Watch was developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation as a unique way to recognize and honor second-stage companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace with innovative strategies and processes, making them “worth watching”. Presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute, in association with Edward Lowe Foundation, Florida Companies to Watch is an awards program like no other. Click here for more information. 

Category: Business Events


Black History Month 2019 Rosenwald Film Showing

Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 3:30PM to 6:00PM

Location: SPC Gibbs Campus 6605 5th Avenue N. St. Petersburg FL

Rosenwald is a film directed and produced by Aviva Kempner. It is the remarkable story of a jewish partnership with African American Communities involving Julius Rosenwald, President of Sears Roebuck, and Booker T. Washington. Together they built over 5,3000 Schools for black southern students. 

Category: Entertainment Events


Dr. Phillips Center Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 7:30PM to 10:00PM

Location: Walt Disney Theater 445 South Magnolia Avenue Orlando, FL 32801

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. The Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents – as well as millions more through television broadcasts, film screenings, and online platforms.Visit for tickets & more. 

Category: Entertainment Events


The Natural Experience- 6th Annual Natural Hair Expo of St. Pete

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: St Petersburg Coliseum 535 4th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Nothing short of amazing describes our 2018 Expo from the over 6o vendors that brought their products and services from all over the country to the several hundred attendees that eagerly came to be a part of this family friendly event. Celebrity guest Brooklyn Tankard came and encouraged our guest on the business of beauty and the Beautifully Textured models shut the runway down. Visit for more info. 

Category: Entertainment Events


National Sustainability & Energy Summit April 16-19, Tampa

From: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 8:00AM
To: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 12:00AM

Location: Tampa FL

Share your experiences, stories, and insights at the inaugural National Sustainability Summit (NSS)—formerly the Extension Sustainability Summit—and biennial National Extension Energy Summit (NEES). Hosted by the University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Southern Rural Development Center in partnership with USDA-NIFA, this joint conference will be held April 16-19, 2019 at The Westshore Grand in Tampa, Florida. Click here for more information. 

Category: Business Events

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