See “Beetlejuice” in the park for this St. Pete tradition.
Preserve the Burg

Thursday October 20

Free Yoga Yoga is yoga, on a chair or on a mat. South Pasadena hosts two classes every Thursday morning. The morning class is a chair yoga option and the next is a traditional mat-on-the-floor class. Both classes include deep breathing, easier yoga poses, and deep relaxation. Veteran yogi Barbara Moeller leads the class. Namaste, South Pasadena. South Pasadena City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S., South Pasadena. 9:30 a.m. & 10:40 a.m. mysouthpasadena.com

Dancing in the sun Are you looking for an exit? Dance on the beach. The St. Pete Beach Fun and Fitness Club is hosting a gathering on the shores of Upham Beach, and anyone who wants to can come move, watch, or just relax in a safe space. You’ll find this fun bunch south of the Concession Stand. Upham Beach, 6850 Beach Plaza, St. Pete Beach. 6:30 p.m. facebook.com/groups/beachfunandfitnessclub


From Thursday 20 October to Friday 21 October

Gulfport Ghost Tour Want to get into the Halloween spirit and learn about Gulfport history at the same time? Then join the Gulfport Historical Society on one of their ghost tours in October. The 90-minute walking tour, designed by historian Deborah Frethem, author of “Ghost Stories of St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Pinellas County,” tends to sell out, so book your ticket(s) in advance. gulfport casino, 5500 Shore Blvd S, Gulfport. 8 p.m. $15. gulfporthistoricalsociety.wildapricot.org/event-4919523


friday 21 october

supernatural book signing If you want to get spooky with someone, it’s Dr. Brandy Stark, ghost hunter, teacher, and author of “Supernatural St. Petersburg & Paranormal Pinellas.” Enjoy a conversation with the author and ask all your ghostly questions with Dr. Stark, founder of the SPIRITS of St. Petersburg paranormal investigation team. St. Pete Beach Library, 155 Corey Avenue, St. Pete’s Beach. 4 p.m. spblibrary.com

The Spirit of the Sources with Rick Kilby Florida springs are magic in their own right, and Florida author Rick Kilby knows why. Join him at the Gulfport History Museum as he talks about his book, “Florida’s Healing Waters.” Find out why people traveled from all over the world to visit Florida’s springs, and also learn about the challenges they face today. Kilby is the quintessential Florida springs expert, so don’t miss your chance to hear what he has to say and experience historic Florida springs footage. Well-behaved dogs and children are welcome. Gulfport History Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S., Gulfport. 6:30 p.m., doors; 7:00 p.m., conversation. BYOB; members have access to the Square Mullet Clubhouse. gulfporthistoricalsociety.wildapricot.org

rock of ages ProjectFree presents “Rock of Ages,” a colorful musical featuring 40 actors of varying abilities. It’s a six-show number paying homage to the grit and glamor of the 80s. Catherine A. Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave S., Gulfport. 7 p.m. $15. 727-851-9165


Saturday October 22

SPIFFY! Come celebrate the diversity of St. Petersburg at the 47th St. Petersburg International Folk Fair. There will be more than 20 cultural groups sharing their own kind of arts and crafts, food, music and dance. Albert Whitted Park will become a mini village of vendors and artists. At 2 p.m., the Grand Parade of Nations will feature performances from cultures around the world. Adults there is a beer tent and for children there are activities and exhibitions. Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Drive SESaint Pierre. spiffs.org/folk-fair.html

American Stage Audition Class Watch out for actors and performers at Pinellas! Want to ace your next audition? Don’t leave anything to chance by getting ready only in front of the mirror. US Production Manager Helen R. Murray and Associate Artistic Producer Patrick Arthur Jackson will lead a paid audition masterclass. These two industry professionals will dive into best practices to stand out in auditions. See you on stage! american scene, 163 3rd St. N., Saint Pierre. 1 p.m. americanstage.org/community-engagement

artistic cat David Rago, American pottery expert and TV personality, shares the journey of fellow ceramicist (Fredrick Hurten Rhead) in this art and history chat. Rhead ventured from England and across America with his carefully curated pottery. Using stunning examples of Rhead’s work – on display at the MAACM – learn how his work personified the Arts and Crafts movement. Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, 355 4th St. N., Saint PETERSBOURG. 2 p.m. $15. 727-440-4859

Drinks and sweets Shop for your Halloween paraphernalia while enjoying free spooky drinks, music, and food. There will be silver Day of the Dead necklaces, rhinestone coin purses, murder bracelets, amethyst skull rings, gold skeleton earrings and everything a witch can imagine. Shoppers are welcome to visit the other shops in Samos Corner and drink or treat themselves along the square. Jewelers of the century, 6801 Gulfport Blvd. S., #12, South Pasadena. 2pm-7pm 727-344-2524


Sunday October 23

beach party Summer is over, but beach fun is not. Caddy’s Madeira Beach is the perfect place to listen to music, have a drink and dance every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. It’s not live music, but a live DJ will be spinning fun, classic and new tunes, just a few meters from the beach. Caddy Madeira Beach, 14080 Gulf Blvd, Madeira beach. 12 p.m.-4 p.m. caddys.com


tuesday october 24

Hello teens! 12-18 year olds are welcome to come talk, work on projects, watch movies or just hang out. Teen Space is a new program from the Gulfport Public Library that provides teens with a safe space to relax without pressure. Try. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S., Gulfport. 4 p.m. seven27-893-1074.


Thursday October 27

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlej Preserve the ‘Burg’s Movies in the Park is back, just in time for the good weather! This St. Pete tradition invites locals and visitors alike to relax in the park, watch a (scary) movie, and enjoy live music before the show. Picnic baskets strongly encouraged. North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Drive NE, Saint PETERSBOURG. 6 p.m. preservetheburg.org/events

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