In keeping with Earth Day…The Green Thumb Festival-St Petersburg’s Arbor Day Celebration

April 25-26th 9-4pm, Walter Fuller Park, 7891 26thAve N,

plant care, garden gadgets, water conservation, garden clubs, flower show, educational programs, FREE mulch & much more!

Garden Tour @ Sunken Gardens Friday, April 24th, 2014
Every Friday enjoy a tour of the iconic gardens. 10-11am. FREE with admission ($8 adults, $4 for children). Sunken Gardens 1825 4th Street North.

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Monet to Matisse: On The French Coast @ Museum Of Fine Arts    Monet to Matisse close-up
In honor of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Museum of Fine Arts is organizing Monet to Matisse—On the French Coast. From public and private collections in North America and Europe, it explores and compares for the first time ever Impressionist and Modernist visions of the Atlantic and Mediterranean Coasts of France. February 7-May 31. Adults $17, Seniors and Military with ID $15, College Students $10, Child (7-18) $10, Child (6 and under) FREE. Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm; Open until 8pm on Thursdays with $5 after 5pm. Museum Of Fine Arts 255 Beach Drive Northeast.

African American Life & Family @ Museum Of Fine Arts
In the late 1880s, both black and white photographers recorded images of black Americans seeking new lives, new identities, new prospects, and new jobs (often in major cities) after the end of slavery…. changing the visual representation of black America. January 17-May 3. Adults $17, Military with ID $15, College Students $10, Child (7-18) $10, Child (6 and under) FREE. Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm. Museum Of Fine Arts 255 Beach Dr NE.

XLVII Regata del Sol al Sol: International Race to Mexico Friday, April 24th, 2015
Race start is from the St. Petersburg Marina, Demens Landing and the Pier Approach. Open ocean sailing regatta held each year starting in St. Pete and finishing in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. 
Start of race TBD. St. Pete Yacht Club, 11 Central Avenue.

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Friday, April 24th, 2015 7:10pm, also Saturday at 7:10pm and Sunday at 1:10pm
The Rays take on the Blue Jays. Purchase  online or at the stadium
. Tropicana Field 1 Tropicana Drive, St Pete

Harvey @ freeFall Theatre
The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Harvey. Elwood, who spends his days in the company of his best friend Harvey, a six-foot three-and-one-half-inch tall white rabbit that only he sees.  April 11-May 3. Play begins at 8pm on Saturday, 2pm on Sunday and 7pm on Thursdays and 8pm on Fridays. for ticket information. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Avenue.

Fun with Ferraro and Friends @ Enigma St. Pete Friday, May 24
This event is a unique blend of glamour, camp, comedy, burlesque, show girl and shock drag! The event is hosted by the talented Daphne Ferraro. Shows at 9:30pm and 11pm. No cover plus drink specials. Enigma St. Pete, 1110 Central Avenue.
Museum Of Fine Arts Retro Beach Bash (April 24)
The Contemporaries focus on supporting contemporary artists and exhibitions throughout the Tampa Bay area.The Beach Bash takes place the night of the Collectors Choice Gala, as the Collectors Circle celebrates their 20th Anniversary. Los Angeles-based band SWIMM will take the stage. Comprised primarily of Chris Hess and Adam Winn, they write, record, and play live with several friends. Blending elements of dance music, rock n’ roll and shoegaze with psychedelia. Event begins at 8pm on Friday, April 24. Tickets are $100. All ticket holders will receive a 1-year membership to the MFA. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St Pete

Saturday Morning Market April 25th
 The largest farmer’s market in Florida for a variety of fresh and organic produce, gourmet baked goods, prepared foods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts or a variety of handcrafted items. The Market is held each Saturday from October 5 through May 30, 2015. FREE to attend. Al Lang Stadium parking lot on the corner of 1st Ave S and 1st Street South.

Rowdies vs Jacksonville Official Pre-Game Party @ Rowdies Den
Join Ralph’s Mob at Rowdies Den before THE Tampa Bay Rowdies take on Jacksonville Armada FC. Eat, drink, #RowdiesFace painting. Begins at 4pm. Open to the public! Rowdies Den, 200 1st Avenue South.

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Jacksonville Armada FC
 Come cheer them on to their first home victory against the Jacksonville Armada this Saturday. Game begins at 7:30pm Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street South.

Kill The Keg @ Sly Bar
Each weekend a different keg is up for emptying. Begins at 8pm. $12. Sly Bar, 2061 Central Avenue.

The Mahaffey 50th Anniversary Kickoff Event

The public is invited to a kickoff celebration for The Mahaffey Theater’s 50th Anniversary Week. Guests, including St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and U.S. Representative David Jolly, and several Pinellas County school bands. Anniversary week shows include The Price is Right – Live on April 26, Alanis Morissette on April 28, Zeppelin USA on April 29, Jerry Seinfeld (three performances April 30 and May 1) and the Florida Orchestra with Holst’s “The Planets” on May 2.Takes place at the outdoor plaza between the Mahaffey and the Dali, 400 1st Street South. check their website for more info