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Down the road

By Times Staff Writer
Published June 12, 2003

Events to watch for; details in future editions of Weekend.

Miss Florida Pageant (June 25-28) Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg. $15-$45.

Main Street Blast (June 28) With family activities, Three Dog Night concert and fireworks, Sims Park and Orange Lake areas, New Port Richey. $2 admission; $20 for concert.

St. Pete Pride Parade and Street Festival (June 28) Central Avenue between 24th and 26th streets, St. Petersburg. Free.

Fourth of July Celebration (July 4) Downtown St. Petersburg waterfront, activities at the Pier, 12:30-8:30 p.m., in Vinoy Park and N Straub Park, 6-9 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Free.

Celebrate America (July 4) Family festival, noon-9 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs, U.S. 19 and SR 50. $1.

Freedom Fest (July 4) Free street festival outside the Florida Aquarium and along Channelside Drive, Tampa. Noon-10 p.m. Free.

Baseball: America's Pastime/St. Petersburg's Passion (Opens June 26) St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. (727) 894-1052.

Metrocon 2003: Japanese Animation Convention July 18-20 Crowne Plaza Tampa at Sabal Park, 10221 Princess Palm Ave. $12-$15 adults, $5-$8 ages 5-9; discount for 3-day pass.

[Last modified June 11, 2003, 10:16:55]

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