Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (03.07-10.16)

FREE March Yoga: Spring to Life at Sundial St. Pete (March 19)

Spring has sprung! Sundial St. Pete is kicking off the season of life a day early with FREE Yoga in the courtyard on Saturday, March 19. Registration opens at 8:30am and class will be from 9am–10am. Pre-register online and you’ll receive a #SundialStPete Yoga Bracelet. Already have one? Skip registration and wear it again this month for easy check-in! The Yoga Bracelet is your ticket to receive 10% OFF or more at select Sundial stores.



Monday, March 7

Class Schedule @ The Body Electric Yoga (All Week)
Reinvigorate your mind and body with your St. Pete yogis at The Body Electric. Click HERE for a full class schedule. The Body Electric Yoga, 685 30th Avenue North. 

Raise Your Voice: The Power of Protest Literature @ Dr. Carter G Woodson African American Museum
Rediscover the passionate, socially-conscious literature of protest written by powerful, women warrior writers and poets. The prose and poetry presented represents the brilliant, challenging responses of our ancestors as they worked, witnessed, and wrote through moments of our greatest civil and social unrest. This engaging discussion and workshop covers Protest Literature from the Antebellum South, Harlem Renaissance, and Civil Rights eras. Event takes place at 2pm and 6pm. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 9th Avenue South. 

Trivia Night @ 3 Daughters Brewing
3 Daughters Brewing is hosting live interactive Team Trivia. There is no entry fee or cost to play, just come out and have a good time with the great craft beer 3 Daughters always has available. Top 3 teams nightly recieve prizes in the form of a bar tab. And even if you don't win, a great time is had by all. 7-9pm. 3 Daughters Brewing 222 22nd Street South. 

Tony Bennett @ The Mahaffey Theater
Tony Bennett, winner of 18 Grammy awards, performs this Monday night at The Mahaffey. Special pre-show dinner options are available: including a buffet prepared by Parkshore Grill, for dining in the Grand Ballroom and Atrium overlooking Tampa Bay before the show. Dinner is $50 per person, tickets to the show are $65-$150. Begins at 7:30pm. The Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South.


Tuesday, March 8

Story Time with Sunlit @ James Weldon Johnson Branch Library AND West Community Library – SPC
Bring children aged 3-5 for a morning of stories, songs, puppets, and fun! 10:15-10:45am. James Weldon Johnson Branch Library, 1059 18th Avenue South. West Community Library, 6700 8th Avenue North. 

Between the Buried & Me @ Jannus Live
Including performances by Between the Buried & Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless, and Good Tiger. Doors open at 5:30pm. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North

Behind Baby Talk: Why Reading to Infants Really Matters @ Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
Returning for SunLit 2016, James McHale details the real reason why reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers is so crucial. The presentation helps with parent/caregiver bonding, reinforcing the development of context and understanding of words, important development for school-readiness. Junior League volunteers will be on hand to read to the children of participating parents and we'll be giving away free books! 6-8pm. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 9th Avenue South. 

Songsmiths and Poets Night @ Old Key West Bar and Grill
Spend the evening strumming and slamming with the best songwriters/poets in the Tampa Bay region! All original compositions by Ronny Elliott, Pat Barmore, Pete Gallagher, Tom Scudiero, Reina Collins, Kelly Green, James Hawkins, St. Pete Sea Shanties and more. 7-10pm. Old Key West Bar and Grill, 2451 Central Avenue. 

Journalism in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter: The Pitfalls and Progress of Covering Race in America @ Eckerd College
Eric Deggans is NPR’s first full-time TV critic and author of Race Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, which dissects the ways modern media feeds fears, prejudices, and hate. Deggans will discuss ways in which racial issues, including the Black Lives Matter movement, are covered by U.S. media. 7pm. FREE and open to the public. Fox Hall at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South. 


Wednesday, March 9

I Wanna Ride With You @ Central Cycling
Come Spin at Central Cycling with Daryl to Michael Jackson classics! 6:30-7:30pm. Click HERE to register. Central Cycling, 2055 Central Avenue. 

FREE Dali Museum Events, 1 Dali Boulevard:
Storytime for Families
The Dali Museum offers readings of selected books from the Dali Museum Library and story for families and children. From 11:15am-12:15pm.

Benefit Wine Tasting for CFC International in Emmett’s Honor @ Winesmith
Show your support for CFC International, a non-profit organization that works with families of children with CFC Syndrome (cardio-facio-cutaneuos) to help them pay for treatment, and in honor of Emmett, an amazing boy who is one of 7 in Florida and 420 in the whole world suffering from CFC Syndrome. 6-8pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 day-of, with all proceeds benefiting CFC International. Winesmith, 1620 Central Avenue

SunLit Crawl: A Pub Crawl with Literature 
Take literature to the streets! The highly successful SunLit Crawl returns with more chapters in our moveable literary feast. The audience migrates among several downtown coffee shops, restaurants, and bars to hear authors read from their works and enjoy literary libations and metaphorical meals. From the Foreword opening party, through the various Chapters, and the Epilogue closing party, it’s a night of letters and good times. You choose your own beginning, middle, and end. Readers include such favorites as Sterling Watson, Lori Roy – Author, Don Bruns, Lee Irby, members of the Horror Writers Association and Keep St. Pete Lit. Locations include Wine Madonna (111 2nd Avenue Northeast), Kings Street Food (937 Central Avenue), Genaro Coffee Co. (1047 Central Avenue), The Amsterdam (1049 Central Avenue), Bodega on Central (1120 Central Avenue), Old Key West Bar and Grill (2451 Central Avenue). Click HERE for full event details. Runs from 6-10pm. FREE to participate but you are responsible for your own bar tab. 


Thursday, March 10

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime @ Jannus Live
Celebrating 20 years of Sublime’s self-titled album with a tribute show Thursday. Doors open at 8pm. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North

Happy Hour with the Historian: The Inside Story on Spring Training @ St. Petersburg Museum of History
Charles Fountain leads an educational happy hour on the truth of Spring Training in Florida. Presented by Green, Henwood, and Hough Investment Group of RBC Wealth Management. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission is FREE, though a $5 donation is suggested. St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 2nd Avenue Northeast.

Donavon Frankenreiter @ State Theatre
Performance by American musician and surfer, Donavon Frenkenreiter this Thursday at State Theatre. Doors at 7pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day-of. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue

It Was a Very Good Year: A Multimedia Tribute to Frank Sinatra @ The Palladium Theater
Tony Sands incorporates video into his musical recreation of Sinatra’s voice and style. Begins at 7:30pm. General admission tickets are $25. The Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue

FREE Dali Museum Events, 1 Dali Boulevard:
Storytime for Families
The Dali Museum offers readings of selected books from the Dali Museum Library and story for families and children. From 11:15am-12:15pm, and 3:30pm-4:30pm.

Book Club Presented by Keep St. Pete Lit @ Museum of Fine Arts
This month's book: The portraits in Contemplating Character will inspire you to meet the quirky and influential people in Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs. 6:30-7:30pm. FREE with Museum Admission (Admission is $5 after 5pm on Thursdays and free all year round for Museum Members). Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast. 

Florida Writer's Association Meeting @ St. Pete Public Library Main Branch
Speaker John Rehg provides an overview of the ins and outs of self-publishing your work. 5:30-7:30pm. FREE and open to the public. St. Pete Public Library Main Branch, 3745 9th Avenue North. 

The Wild Beer JAM @ The Ale and the Witch
A Tampa Bay Beer Event featuring 14 taps, with bottles and cans from 7 breweries from across the country. Beers start at 3pm, food specials at 5pm, and live music from 8:30-11pm. The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast


Thursday Night Premiere at Muvico Sundial 19 + IMAX: 10 Cloverfield Lane

"Waking up from a car accident, a young woman finds herself in the basement of a man who says he's saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside uninhabitable." via Muvico 


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