Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (02.12-15.18)

Monday 1/12

Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann
Florida Holocaust Museum is proud to present this blockbuster exhibition, co-produced by The Mossad – Israel Secret Intelligence Service; Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv, Israel; and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Cleveland, Ohio. Also included in the exhibition is one of the most iconic objects of the century – the bulletproof glass booth in which the accused sat as the courtroom drama was broadcast around the globe. This is an all day event.
55 5th St S

An Evening with Steph Post
Opening remarks begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the author’s talk. A reception and book signing is from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Seating is available starting at 5:00 p.m. Steph Post is the author of A Tree Born Crooked (2014) and Lightwood (2017), the first Judah Cannon novel. She is also a short story writer, reader, teacher and dog lover, among many other things. She is a recipient of the Patricia Cornwell Scholarship for creative writing from Davidson College and the Vereen Bell writing award. Her fiction has appeared in Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics and many other outlets. Her story “The Pallid Mask” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. A Tree Born Crooked was nominated for the Big Moose Prize. Steph has a new book coming out in January 2018, A Walk in The Fire. It is the second Judah Cannon novel. 
Mirror Lake Library 280 5th St N

Tuesday 1/13

Raptors on the Move – The 10,000 Mile Journey of the Swallow-Tailed Kite
Trace the 10,000-mile journey of a swallow-tailed kite as it migrates from its breeding grounds in eastern North America to its wintering grounds in South America and its spring return to its breeding grounds.  Learn about the exciting research work that is being done on these magnificent birds and their ecological needs 7:30p.m.
Lake Maggiore, 9th St. S. & 40th Ave. S

Wednesday 1/14

Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise
The Tropics Sunset Celebration Cruise is a two-hour cruise that will take you from Clearwater Bay through Clearwater Pass to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  Sail the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico as you view a breathtaking Florida sunset and — if you’re lucky you may witness the legendary green flash. Your Captain will point out some interesting facts about the natural wonders of the Gulf Coast as well as sights along the way. We are pleased to include a Complimentary Sunset Champagne Toast for all guests 21 and up. 5:30-7:30p.m.
The Tropics Boat Tours 25 Causeway Blvd. Slip #5

Josh Lamkin Blues Jam
This show is a semi-open blues jam format hosted by Josh Lamkin with appearances from some of the area’s best musicians coming by to share the stage from time to time. Setting is lively and fun. Show up earlier in the evening for an intimate acoustic show with Jeremy Thomas.  Since breaking onto the Tampa Bay blues scene as a teenager ten years ago, Josh Lamkin, 24, has earned a reputation as a top-notch entertainer. It is safe to say, without question, that Lamkin’s skills as a guitarist belie his youth. His fiery bottleneck slide work echoes the Delta-influenced blues of Elmore James, Johnny Winter and his favorite player, Ry Cooder, whose music he discovered as a teen. However as devoted as Lamkin is to the old-school style of blues, his music has a twist of funk as well. With the precision musicianship of bassist Harry Ong and drummer Aaron Buckingham, Lamkin turns tunes such as Chuck Berry’s Wee Wee Hours and Little Richard’s Miss Ann into high-energy romps capable of bringing even the sleepiest crowd to its feet.  7:30p.m.
15 3rd St. North

Thursday 1/15

The Midtown Men
the Midtown Men reunites Stars from the original cast of Broadways’ Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high profile Broadway show. 7:30p.m.
Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S.

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Aislinn Fallon is a five-time internationally published writer whose writing has been read on every populated continent on the globe. She is also the author of the poetry book Pretty Little Things & Witty Little Words which is represented by the world's largest global book distributor.