Last mission to repair the Hubble telescope Hubble space telescope discoveries have enriched our understanding of the cosmos. In this special report, you will see facts about the Hubble space telescope, discoveries it has made and what the last mission's goals are.
For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
Summer Sips: 7 p.m. June 13, Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. From the Cook's Shelf cookbook club discusses refreshing summer drinks; bring favorite recipes and samples; free. Call (727) 943-4922.
Tampa Bay Culinary Club: 12:30 p.m. June 16, Wild Fish, 28910 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Wild Fish chef demonstrates favorites for sampling; reserve by June 13. $10. (727) 789-2605.
Summer Sorbets: 6-8 p.m. today, NoHo Bistro, 1714 N Armenia Ave., Tampa. Cool off with lavender-honey ice cream, mango coconut sorbet, watermelon granita in sorbet, ice cream and granita class. $35. (813) 514-0691. thenohobistro.com.
Conversational Cuisine: 6-8 p.m. Thur., Castellano and Pizzo Italian Foods, 4200 S Henderson Blvd., Tampa. Four-week Italian language, cuisine and culture class includes materials, dinner. Registration required. $195. (727) 866-6892.
Great Garbanzos: 11 a.m. Sat., Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Use garbanzos in vegetarian curry, minted bean salad and more. Free. (727) 443-6703.
Savvy Food Choices: 1-2 p.m. Tue., St. Petersburg Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N. Decipher food labels, use the new food pyramid and understand how stress affects nutrition. Free. (727) 582-2293.
Cooking for Kids: noon-1 p.m. June 14, Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. Upcoming Transformers sci-fi film is theme of cooking demonstration for kids by Chef Bil Mitchell. Free. (727) 562-4970, ext. 5284.
Wine tastings, classes
Lincoln Heights Pairing: 6-8 p.m. today, Lincoln Heights Bistro, 603 Elm St., Safety Harbor. Sauvignon blanc, viognier, pinot noir pair with grilled corn cakes, eggplant rollatini, chicken Waldorf. Reservations required. $12. (727) 726-4210.
California Classics: 5-8 p.m. Thur., VINO 100, 5056 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Sample California varietals. Free. (727) 522-8466.
Wine, Food, Fashion: 6-9 p.m. Fri., VINO 100, 5056 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Ladies Night Out includes wine sampling, hors d'oeuvres, fashion show, massage. Free. (727) 522-8466.
New World vs. Old: 6-8 p.m. Fri., Pic Pac Fine Wines, 6609 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Compare Old World varieties with New World wines. $5. (727) 347-0743.
California Boutique Wines: 7:30-9 p.m. Fri., Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S Howard Ave., No. 2, Tampa. Boutique wines from California paired with sushi. $15 advance, $20 door. (813) 250-1967.
Grand Italian, Winemaker Tastings: B-21 Fine Wine & Spirits, 43380 U.S. 19 N, Tarpon Springs:
- Taste tour of Italian wines from Antinori, Banfi, Revello, more; 3-6 p.m. Sun. June 10; $25 by Fri., $30 at door.
- New Zealand winemaker tasting of Escarpment, Pegasus Bay wines; 6-8 p.m. Mon. June 11; $10.
Limited space. Go to B-21.com or call (727) 937-5049, then press 1.
Worldwide Wines: 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 13, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, 14729 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. More than 70 wines, paired with hors d'oeuvres, whiskey and cigar sampling. $10. (813) 264-1881.