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Activities in South Pinellas: July 21-28 | Pro Club Bd

The St. Pete Garden Club hosts its annual Trash to Treasure Sale.
Abby Baker

Until July 24th

theater fans Watch nine never-before-seen plays back-to-back at Summer One Acts. Each year, writers from near (Gulfport) and far (not Gulfport) submit original 15-minute plays hoping to make it on the stage. Enjoy nine quick-witted comedies, political plays and more this year. Refreshments available in the lobby. Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport. Until July 24: Thu-Sat, 8 p.m.; Sat-Sun, 2 p.m. $21.50 online; $25, door.

Thursday 21st July

Rise and shine Ever wanted to be someone who has a morning routine? It’s not impossible. The Herb Cabinet will host a “How to” morning routine class that will explain why this is important and the different ways to have a routine. Finally, plan your routine with an expert. The ticket price includes essential oils. Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport. 6:30 p.m. $20.

Friday 22 July

memory tours People living with dementia and their carers are welcome on the free Morean Memory Tours. These private tours allow people with dementia to enjoy art in a centralized way. While the museum is closed, participants will be given a 30-minute tour of the galleries and then take part in a 30-minute art project related to what was just discussed on the tour. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. 9 a.m.

Southern Harvest is playing in Gulfport and everyone is invited. This country-meets-rock group is always a good time. Come out for music, drinks and dancing. Gulfport American Legion, 6440 5th Avenue S., Gulfport. 6:30 p.m. 727-347-6085.

Burger-style debut Tommy & Mimi bring their acoustic act to St. Pete Beach to play a live electric mix of music from The Drifters to Elvis to Warren Zevon and everything in between. Join them for fun, good food and cold drinks. Fun Fact: This is their first time dealing with burgers. Burger-ish Bar & Grill, 4755 Gulf Blvd., St Pete Beach. 7 p.m. 727-954-0001.

hands holding grass

Saturday 23rd July

trash to treasure One person’s aging garden gnome is another’s great new lawn decoration. The St. Petersburg Garden Club hosts their annual Trash to Treasure Sale, selling everything your garden needs at discounted prices! Shop pots, plants, tools, soil and everything in between. St. Petersburg Garden Club, 500 sunset dr S., St. Petersburg. 9am-2am 727-381-8920.

National Moth Month Moth migration The Boyd Hill Nature Preserve invites adventurous hikers to a Moth Night Hike. This is an after work hike through the reserve where hikers learn about the life of moths…just in time for National Moth Week. Boyd Hill Npreserve nature, 1101 Country Club Way S., St. Petersburg. 8:30 p.m. 727-893-7326.

Saturday 23rd July to Sunday 24th July

PAVA time It’s back! PAVA’s 33rd Annual Cool Art Show returns for two days of artwork from local artists. The show features 60 Florida artisans selected to exhibit their paint, wood, ceramic, photographic, metal, glass, fiber, digital, mixed media and jewelry arts. In addition to the traditional exhibition, PAVA will host hands-on children’s art activities for children of all ages. The show also features two artists demonstrating their skills and techniques live. The Colosseum, 535 Fourth Avenue N, St. Petersburg. 10am-5pm

People stand in front of a pink mural with instruments
The Rum Syndicate’s Facebook page

Sunday 24th July

Dalí stories Make story time surreal with a kid-friendly Saturday morning surrounded by some of Salvador Dalí’s greatest artworks. Museum volunteers read stories recommended by Dalí from books in the museum’s library and invite families to participate. Story time in Dalí takes place on the ground floor of the museum and access to the gallery is not included in the children’s event. The Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd, St. Petersburg. 11:00-12:00 $10-$29.

jam band Did someone say rum? Let’s rock the bay with Gulfport band The Rum Syndicate. They play the classics, new music and a few rum-style remixes. hurricane Eddie, 5413 Shore Blvd. S, Gulfport. 12pm-3pm

Tuesday, July 26th

For the sharks Nothing is as exhilarating as telling a drag queen you have bingo. Play drag bingo with Georgia Moore. This week, bingo fun benefits Minorities in Shark Sciences, a women-led science and conservation organization founded by four female black shark researchers. Call your friendly neighborhood gay bar for reservations. Good luck, queens. Punky’s Bar and Grill, 3063 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 7 p.m. 727-201-4712.

movie night So I was like, totally buggin’.’ Watch the legendary 1995 comedy Clueless. The movie is free, but the beers aren’t. Caddy’s Treasure Island, 9000 W. Gulf Blvd., treasure island. 8 p.m. 727-360-4993

A woman in a rainbow salty nun briefly smiles and holds drinks
The Salty Nun

Wednesday July 27th

relax man On the fourth Wednesday of every month, Treasure Island’s Wellness Wednesday class introduces students to alternative healing methods. Learn the benefits of yoga, meditation, massage therapy, acupuncture, cupping, and Reiki—among others. Discover what wellness looks like for you. Treasure Island Venue, 130 126th Avenue, E treasure island. 3:15 p.m. $10. 727-360-4711.

What a bore Play Family Feud the St. Pete way – with drag queens in a bar. Glamorous Brianna Summers hosts the fun and holds prizes for the winners. Three teams, each with four players, play for victory on a first-come, first-served basis. Didn’t sign up fast enough this week? That’s fine, stay here for food, drinks and a salty good time. the salty nun, 2501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. 6:30 p.m

Thursday 28 July

The league Meet the women and activists guiding the League of Women voters here in Gulfport. Maryellen Gordan will be teaching “Voting 101” and explaining what’s new (and what’s not!) about this election. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Avenue S, Gulfport. 1 p.m.

Read & feed Book lovers come to a Read & Feed event centered around Kristin Harmel’s The Book Of Lost Names. This is a World War II story that flashes between the life of a semi-retired Florida librarian and her earlier life of forging documents for Jewish children fleeing during the war. Discuss the book, the horrors of its story, and how Eve (the novel’s heroine) withstood evil. indian shores library, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. 6 p.m. Discussion is free, but dinner is $10.

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