SUN SHINES ON GREEN THUMBS
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MAIN LIBRARY BOOK TALK APRIL 26
PUBLIC BUDGET SUMMITS INVITE COMMENT
FAIR HOUSING SYMPOSIUM APRIL 25
Registration is underway for the 11th Annual Fair Housing Symposium, presented by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium at the Pinellas Realtors Organization auditorium, 4590 Ulmerton Road, on Friday, April 25, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, the event provides fair housing information useful for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel and the general public. Visit www.gtar.org to register online and for more information about the Symposium.
Grow Smarter Initiative Online Survey
The city of St. Petersburg encourages residents to take part in an online survey to assist in creating a shared vision for St. Petersburg’s future growth and an action plan to achieve it.
For more information and to take the online survey, visit www.stpete.com/growsmarter
ROWDIES HOST ATLANTA SATURDAY
The Rowdies' next home game is this Saturday, April 26, against the Atlanta Silverbacks. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. S. Get your game tickets and more info at rowdiessoccer.com. Men's professional soccer features three new teams in the NASL this season - the Indy Eleven, Ottawa Fury FC and Minnesota United FC!
NEW SUNDAY MARKET OPENS IN MIDTOWN
'BLUE' FILM FESTIVAL ENTRIES DUE APRIL 28
Reminder to professional and amateur filmmakers: the late entry deadline is April 28 for this year’s BLUE Ocean Film Festival, to be held November 3-9 in St. Petersburg. Awards will be given in 22 categories, including one for students. The global ocean summit and international film festival is the first one to be held in St. Petersburg after moving from Monterey, CA, and is expected to draw 20,000 spectators. READ MORE
MORE PARKING FOR BEACH DRIVE
It's peak outdoor cafe weather on Beach Drive. Now, the city and the St. Pete Trolley have teamed up to offer additional parking for Beach Drive visitors in The Pier's Dolphin Lot, at the foot of Second Ave. NE. Downtown visitors can park for $3 ($5 for special events) and take a free ride on the Looper to the shops and restaurants along Beach Drive. This new service began the end of February. For more information, visit www.StPeteTrolley.com .
1 Million Cups
Wed, April 23rd 9:00 AM - The Green House - This program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs.
11th Annual Fair Housing Symposium
Fri, April 25th 8:00 AM - The event, co-sponsored by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium and the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, provides fair housing information useful for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel and the general public. Early bird registration at a cost of $25 runs through April 18. Advance registration after that date is $30, and the cost is $35 at the door. Visit www.gtar.org to register online and for more information about the Symposium. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. on the event date.
Regata del Sol al Sol.
Fri, April 25th 10:00 AM - http://www.regatadelsolalsol.org/ 10 a.m. start of race. The first race of the series organized by P/C Tom Downs from the St. Petersburg Yacht Club and Rear Commodore Esteban Lima of the Isla Mujeres Yacht Club was the Regata Del Sol al Sol in 1969. It has been sailed each year since, and this 44th annual regatta will begin on Friday, April 25, 2014.
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