In Our April Issue

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As spring approaches, horseshoe crabs congregate to spawn along sandy beaches and shallow coastal…
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Warm temperatures and clear, sunny days between some of the coldest weather of the year assisted…
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) asks beachgoers to watch out for and…
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Voting starts April 1st for this year’s Top 10 Florida Beach Bars. Last year FOUR St. Pete Beach…
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The 15th Annual Suncoast Hospice Beach Stroll on Saturday, May 5, (see details in Sidebar) will be…
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Spring means Baseball in the Bay Area! Here is a quick run down of what we consider the best ways…

April Tidbits

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“Break a Bat, Plant a Ball” is our partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays support Tampa Bay…
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With great excitement and joy, The Straz Center announces the spectacular new vision for its…
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Members of the Kiwanis Gulf Beaches are trying to help make a better life for needy children.…
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In March, David James Waschko was made a Master Mason in the Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge, Madeira…
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Yoga is a growth industry locally, with the opening of two new facilities nearby. In addition to…
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Tampa Bay Watch installed an oyster shell bar on the shoreline of McKay Bay March 12 with the…
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Gulfport Area Chamber of Comm. Pink Flamingo Tour of Homes broke all prior records by doubling last…
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Visit St. Pete/Clearwater reports that while Double-Digit Bed Tax Gains Continue With January Up…
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St. Pete Mad Dogs kicked Triathlon season into full gear in early March as they re-started their…
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George Lewis, President of Leverock’s Seafood House was presented the Florida Sheriffs Youth…

Upcoming Events

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Date: Monday, April 13, 2015 Time: Lunch is at Noon and Meeting starts at 1pm Cost: Free Location:…
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Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015 Time: 5pm to 7pm Cost: $15+ Location: Gulfport Casino and Ballroom at…
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Day: Sunday, May 24, 2015 Time: 12:30pm to 2pm Cost: $18/child (Parents get museum admission for…
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Day: Sunday, June 14, 2015 Time: 12:30pm to 2pm Cost: $18/child (Parents get museum admission for…
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Day: Sunday, April 12, 2015 Time: 12:30pm to 2pm Cost: $18/child (Parents get museum admission for…
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Dates: Saturday, April 18, 2014 Time: 11am to 2pm Cost: $15 (Includes Admission to the Museum)…

Easter Events

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Date: Friday, April 3, 2015 Time: 7pm Cost: Free Location: St. Petersburg Community…
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Day: Friday, April 3, 2015 Time: 11:00am Cost: Included with Zoo Admission Location:…
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Dates: March 1st through April 5th, 2015 Time: Workshops Daily at Noon, 12:30pm, 5pm &…
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Dates: Saturday, April 5, 2015 Time: 10am to Noon Cost: $4 Location: St. Pete Beach…
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Dates: Sunday, April 5, 2015 Time: 6:45am Cost: Free Location: East Beach of Fort Desoto,…
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Dates: Sunday, April 6, 2015 Time: 6:30am Cost: Free Location: Pass-a-Grille Point…

Art

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Great Explorations
Great Explorations Children's Museum was founded in 1986 by the Junior League of St. Petersburg and…
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Location: 427 75th Ave, St. Pete BeachPhone: 727.455.1510 Website:…
Ringling Museum Outside
John and Mable Ringling originally purchased the Sarasota land that currently houses the Museum in…
Industrial Arts Center
Location: 2902A Beach Blvd South, Gulfport Phone: 727.289.9365 Website:…
ARTpool Gallery
Location: 2030 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg Phone: 727.324.3878 Website: www.artpoolrules.com…
Leepa Ratner Museum of Art
The Leepa-Ratner Museum of Art opened in January 2002 at St. Petersburg College's Tarpon Springs…

Outdoors

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Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015 Time: 5:30-8:30pm Cost: $100 (Included Signed Book) Location: Grand…
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Date: Friday, April 10, 2015 Time: 7pm to 11pm Cost: Free Location: St. Pete Shuffle at 559 Mirror…
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Weekly, beginning Saturday March 28, 2015, and on each of the three following Saturdays one…
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As spring approaches, horseshoe crabs congregate to spawn along sandy beaches and shallow coastal…
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Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015 Time: 8am Cost: $20 by April 3rd or $30 After April 3rd Location:…
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Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015 Time: Registration opens at 8pm. Stroll starts at 9am. Cost: Free to…

Entertainment

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Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015 Time: 10am to 4pm Cost: Free Location: Opera Central at 2145 1st Ave…
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Dates: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Cost: Free Location: Treasure Island Community Center…
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Dates: October 15-18, 2015 Time: 4-10pm Thursday, 4pm-1:30am Friday, 1:30pm-1:30am Saturday, and…
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Day: Weekend, April 10-12, 2015 Time: See website for concert times. Cost: $30+ for Day Passes in…
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Dates: April 17- May 3, 2015 Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm or Sundays at 2pm Cost: $19…
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Dates: June 5-21, 2015 Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm or Sundays at 2pm Cost: $19 Location:…

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