By Times Staff Writer
Published February 17, 2008
Voice-over seminar with Brian Fasulo: Listen as the internationally known television and radio talent speaks about the business of voice-overs, 5-7 p.m., Venue Actors Studio, 9125 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $5. Space is limited. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 656-8525.
Opera in the park: The Matinee Opera Players Chorus, directed by Mario Laurenti, performs selections from favorite operas, Broadway musicals and other works, with narration by Bill Pringle, 3 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Reservations suggested. Free valet parking. $15, $10 students. For reservations or more information, call 518-4576.
Robert Helps Festival: Third annual event featuring the University of South Florida Symphony Orchestra conducted by William W. Wiedrich, 4 p.m., Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Program includes the music of Augusta Read Thomas, Robert Helps' Symphony No. 1 and Michael Timpson's Floridian Senses. $6. Call 822-3590.
Operation Attack celebrates 40 years of service: Operation Attack was founded in 1967 by St. Petersburg pediatrician Dr. Ed Cole helping local families in need of food and clothing. Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 1310 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, holds a celebration at 3 p.m. featuring a brief program with Carolyn Hall Horton, one of the founding members, and light refreshments and a tour of the facility. The ecumenical ministry is now supported by more than 20 congregations. Free. Call 822-0784.
Tampa Bay Bridal Show: More than 100 local bridal professionals all in one location, noon to 4 p.m., the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $2. Call 893-8523
Theater pipe organ concert: Guest organist Bob Courtney plays popular songs from 1900 to 1930s, 11:30 a.m., Pinellas Park City Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. Free. Call 541-0770 or 546-0564.
Seniors choice: Health fair, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunshine Senior Center, 330 Fifth St. N., St. Petersburg. Free health screenings and information on senior health and lifestyles choices, legal services, medical care, financial services and much more. Includes blood pressure check, rebate money information for home upgrades, hearing test, varicosity ultrasound of the legs, eye tests, teeth and gums check plus medical information from local providers and medical professionals. Free omelets to the first 150 attendees. Call 452-0177.
Junior Sungoddess '08: Preliminary competition that honors young women for their academic success, volunteerism, values and poise, 7:30 p.m., Palladium. Winner represents the Festival of States and the city of St. Petersburg as goodwill ambassadors at various events throughout the year. Free. Call 822-3590.
Music for lovers: The South Pasadena Community Band presents a concert featuring romantic songs from the big band era, some pop selections, marches, and easy listening dance tunes, 7:30 p.m., Life Enrichment Center Auditorium, Pasadena Community Church, 227 70th St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. Call 345-4502.