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Get Out!

By Times Staff Writer
Published September 30, 2007


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30 Today

Music at the Dali: Sunday afternoon concert by Jacques Linder features piano works from Beethoven and Chopin to Debussy, 3 p.m., Salvador Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $15; $12 for seniors and students. Call 823-3767.

Rainforest animals: Join educators from Lowry Park Zoo and some rainforest animal friends at 1 p.m., Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. Registration required; call453-6500.

4 Thursday

Senior nutrition: Presentation on why seniors may need more or less of certain nutrients from food than other age groups, 11 a.m., St. Giles Manor, 5041 82nd Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Free. Call 582-2293.

5 Friday

Commuter Choices Day: Learn about commuter options, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., First Central Tower plaza, Central Avenue and Fourth Street N, St. Petersburg. Also prizes and tips on cutting gas costs. Free. Go towww.tampabayrideshare.org or call (800) 988-7433.

Tampa Bay Home Expo: Learn about products and services to make your next home remodeling project a breeze, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive. $3, free for children 16 and under. Check the Web atwww.tampabayhomeshows.com or call 825-3137.

Oktoberfest: Music, German food and beer all under the big tent, 5-10 p.m. today and Saturday, German American Society, 8098 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. Call 525-0629.

6 Saturday

Party for the Arts: A day of music and more featuring Sterling Magee and his Harlem Blues Band, Lynn DeVenuti, Dave on Drums and headliners the Fallopian Tubes, noon-11 p.m., Art Village Courtyard on Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Activities include workshops making stepping stones using glass as a mosaic, metal sculpture, blowing glass ornaments and a musical petting zoo. Also a silent auction featuring artwork, restaurant certificates and beach hotel getaways. Proceeds benefit the Gulfport Industrial Arts Center, an innovative teaching facility for children and adults led by Jackie Ballard, a master glassblower. $10 admission. Fee for workshops. Go to www.industrialartscenter.org or call 422-5114.

Battlefield Band: Be magically transported between centuries past and today, 7:30 p.m., Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. For more than 30 years the band has performed traditional and modern Scottish tunes and pioneered the integration of bagpipe with fiddle, keyboards, guitar and voice. St Petersburg's own Brendan Nolan opens the show. $25. Call 822-3590.

Discovering Dragonflies: 10 a.m., Boca Ciega Millennium Park, 12410 74th Ave. N, Seminole. Be prepared to hike in many environments; binoculars are suggested. Call to reserve a spot. Free. Call 588-4882.

Saturday Morning Market: Opening day for the open-air market,9 a.m.-2 p.m., on Central Avenue from First to Second streets, St. Petersburg. Call 455-4921 or go towww.saturdaymorningmarket.com.

[Last modified September 30, 2007, 01:06:13]


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