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Volume 40, No. 1 March 8, 2018 www.TBNweekly.com Features Business . . . . . . . . . . .13A Classi eds . . . . . . . . .11-15B County . . . . . . . . . .5, 9, 11A Entertainment . . . . . . 1-3, 6-9B Faith & family . . . . . . . . .14A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . . .2B Outdoors . . . . . . . . . 10, 16B Pet Connection . . . . . . . . . .6A Professional Services . . . . .12-14B Schools . . . . . . . . . . . .12A Seminole . . . . . . . . . . .3-4A St. Patrick's Day . . . . . . . .4-5B Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . . .10ACall 727-397-5563 For News & Advertising ENTERTAINMENT Tampa Bay gears up to honor all things Irish with plethora of events and activities. … Page 4B.Erin go Bragh: Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in styleAffordable housing Executive director of the county's Housing Finance Authority discusses housing ... Page 9A. At the box of ce"A Wrinkle in Time," Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, to open this week. Other movies hitting theaters include "Gringo" and "The Hurricane Heist."... Page 1B. SEMINOLE Annual Fire Truck Pull plannedThe Kiwanis Club of Seminole will host its eleventh annual Fire Truck Pull Sunday, March 11, 1 to 3 p.m., in the Seminole Community Library parking lot, 9200 113th St. N.... Page 4A.Harold “Doc” Kinsey cooks chicken at the rst Pow Wow event hosted by the Seminole Volunteer Fire Department in 1967. The event has grown over the decades and celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend.Seminole’s oldest event celebrates its golden jubilee March 9-11 Pow Wow turns 50Photos courtesy of SEMINOLE RECREATIONChief Joe Dan Osceola, standing, left, with his family at one of the early Seminole Pow Wow chicken dinners. By TIFFANY RAZZANO Tampa Bay NewspapersSEMINOLE Growing up in Seminole, Sarah Sunderland, 22, attended nearly every Pow Wow Festival. So when the city's Recreation Department staff suggested, jokingly, that she and her ancŽ, Michael Moseley, 25, get married at the annual event, the couple immediately thought it was a great idea. "Michael and I have always been very untraditional and he was like, I love the idea,'" Sunderland said. Initially, they were inquiring about the availability of Seminole City Park. They planned to wed in the park and follow it up with a bowling alley reception. But when the weekend they initially inquired about was booked, city staff suggested the weekend of March 9-11 instead. Sunderland was worried it would interfere with the Pow Wow festivities. "I was like, don't you need the park for Pow Wow?'" she said. Since the Pow Wow is held at the recreation complex on 113th Street North and not Seminole City Park, there would be no interference, she was told. But Duane Crandall, recreation program coordinator, told her, "But if you want to get married at the Pow Wow, we can make that happen." He added, "It just seemed like such a fun SEMINOLE Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives charged a 33-year-old Seminole man Feb. 27 with two counts of first-degree arson in connection with fires at two local churches. Detectives assigned to the sheriff's Arson & Auto Theft Unit say Brody Allen Seiger is responsible for starting fires at two churches in Seminole sometime between 11 p.m. Feb. 3 and 1 a.m. Feb. 4. The fires occurred at the Seminole United Methodist Church, 5400 Seminole Blvd., and Universal Harmony Church, 5903 Seminole Blvd. Detectives say both churches were unoccupied at the time and the fires caused minor property damage. Detectives believed the res were set intentionally and were related. Detectives obtained surveillance video of the man they believed was responsible for the church res. The surveillance video was placed on social media and detectives received a tip that helped to identify Seiger as the suspect. Detectives interviewed Seiger at the Sheriff's Administration Building, 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo Feb. 27. Detectives say Seiger admitted to setting the church res claiming that he set the res for God. According to detectives, Seiger broke a window at the Universal Harmony Church during the late-night hours of Feb. 3. Seiger lit a doormat on re and pushed the doormat through the broken window of the church. About an hour later, he broke a window at the Seminole United Methodist Church, poured gasoline through the broken window and ignited the gasoline. Seiger was transported to the Pinellas County Jail. Bail was set at $100,000. Compiled by SUZETTE PORTER By TIFFANY RAZZANO Tampa Bay Newspapers SEMINOLE Those involved with Seminole's original Pow Wow Festival in the late 1960s hardly recognize what the event has grown into today, 50 years later. After all, what started as a simple barbecue chicken dinner organized by the Seminole Volunteer Fire Department has evolved into three days of carnival rides, a variety of entertainment and activities, numerous food vendors, and a parade. This year's event will take place March 9-11 at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. "It's unbelievable," said Doug Meyer, who volunteered at the rst Pow Wow as a high school student and member of SHS's Civitan Club, and remained involved as a volunteer re ghter. He later stayed on with Seminole Fire Rescue, when the city took over the re department, and retired as deputy chief of operations. "It's so different now. To watch it grow over the years It still brings a sense of a community, but it's not like it used to be nothing is ever like it used to be but it still brings out good community participation." Harold "Doc" Kinsey, a volunteer re ghter at the time who currently sits on the city's Pow Wow Committee, said, "Originally, the only thing they had [at the Pow Wow] was just the barbecue chicken dinner and from there it grew." The rst Pow Wow Festival was held in 1967, before the city was even incorporated, as a way to raise funds for Seminole High School's rst football stadium. The volunteer re ghters decided to host a chicken dinner at the original re station at 113th Street North and 70th Avenue. Those who wanted to support the fundraiser could get half a chicken, cole slaw and baked beans for a nominal price "compared to today, maybe $3.50 or $4," said Meyer. Most of the food was donated to the re ghters for the event or sold to them at a steeply discounted price. "I remember we had a deal with Kentucky Fried Chicken for their cole slaw," he added. The re ghters built the barbecue pits themselves, using cement cinder blocks and metal trash cans, said Scott Eddinger, originally a volunteer re ghter who joined in the early 1980s, and currently a lieutenant for Seminole Fire Rescue. Pow Wow weddingArsonist caughtCouple to marry on stage during annual festivalMan charged in February Seminole church res Brody Allen Seiger See POW WOW, page 4A See WEDDING, page 4A VIEWPOINTS Darryl PaulsonThoughts on the opioid debate. … Page 10A. INSIDE SCHOOLS PCS board tackles school safetyPinellas County School Board members voted unanimously Feb. 27 to support Gov. Rick Scott's action plan and funding proposals to keep students safe. Of cials also expressed opposition to a plan to train and arm teachers. In a separate vote, members agreed 6-1 to support a ban on military-style semi-automatic assault weapons, as proposed by Board member Linda Lerner, and to encourage other school boards in the state and nation to consider doing the same.... 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4A Seminole Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018"The pit was amazing," he said. Meyer said, "We'd used cinder blocks to create the pit, and in the middle of the hot box were garbage cans lined with aluminum foil." The firefighters would start building the fire at 5 a.m., he added. "Then we'd all go to Mama's Kitchen for breakfast and by the time we got back to the re station at 7 a.m., the re was ready for us to start cooking," he said. They'd start serving chicken meals by 11 a.m. Some people would drive up to pick up an order they had called in. Many others would eat their meals on site and enjoy the company of their neighbors and friends. "It was a lot of work, but a lot of fun at the same time," Kinsey said. That rst year, they sold about 2,000 meals, Meyer said. "From there, it just grew and grew proportionally each year. It was quite an event." He added, "In its heyday, I remember serving as many as 5,000 chicken dinners." It was Kat Mangum, wife of eventual mayor Holland Mangum, who suggested naming the event the Pow Wow, Kinsey said. The re ghters had been trying to come up with a name to tie the event together, something that would provide a theme. Chief Joe Osceola and members of the Seminole tribe attended the Pow Wow the rst few years, even setting up a Native American village, complete with tee pees, on the eld in front of the re station. "It was like a full western town set up," Meyer said. "They even had fake gun ghts." That very rst Pow Wow dinner also featured a football match between the re ghters and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Of ce, Eddinger said. "It was a lot of fun and made sense because they were fundraising for a football eld at the school," he added. The re ghters introduced the Pow Wow Parade by the second year, Kinsey said. "At one time, we used to have about 70 units, back in the beginning." They also used to have more oats, decorated by local businesses and organizations, in the parade. These days, the parade mostly features cars driving through the parade and groups from schools to bands marching. "Cost was a factor, I think," he said. "A oat today costs about $250. Back then, it was nothing." With so many other events featuring parades the Strawberry Festival, the St. Pete Festival, Fun n Sun Clearwater people were overwhelmed by events, he added. After that rst year, the Pow Wow dinner served as a fundraiser for the volunteer re ghters. Before additional taxes were implemented to pay for re services in the city, re ghters went from door to door to asking for donations. "Usually about $25 per household," Meyer said. So these early Pow Wow dinners funded the Seminole Volunteer Fire Department's Men's Association essentially re services in the city, he said. Money raised at these events bought everything from new re trucks to gear for the re ghters. As the Pow Wow chicken dinner grew over the years, it became more dif cult for the re department to handle, Eddinger said. For several years, after a new re station was built, the event was moved to Seminole City Park. But they faced more scrutiny by both city and health department of cials. "With the health department, we couldn't do now what they did then," he said. Kinsey said, "The health department came in on us and it was a major blow. They'd tell us what to do and what we couldn't do." Meyer added, "It became that there were so many regulations that it was no longer fun." Several years before the volunteer department became Seminole Fire Rescue, a professional re com-pany operating as part of the city, in 1995, it stopped hosting the Pow Wow Festival and Parade. There was a gap in the annual festivities at some point no one the Beacon spoke with for this article could remember the year, but all believed it was in the mid-1980s, when the Seminole Volunteer Fire Department was still a mix of volunteer and full-time professional re ghters. When the city took over the event, it was reimagined as a full weekend with more entertainment, food and activities than ever before. Barbara Koyutis, a member of the Seminole Historical Society board, moved to Seminole in 1971, and attended a couple of the early Pow Wows. Later, after the Pow Wow transferred to the city, she participated in the parade with her son-in-law's business and also sat on the Pow Wow Committee. "I think it's absolutely fantastic. I can't believe how much this event has grown," she said. "It's really a lot of fun to get involved." The parade has ebbed and owed over the years, she added. When she sat on the committee a decade ago, they actively pursued local businesses to participate in the parade. "It's great advertising," she said. This year's Pow Wow Festival & Parade celebrates its 50th year in the community with a new generation of Seminole-area residents enjoying the festivities. Those involved in its start can't help but yearn for the early days, though, Kinsey said. "Like I hear from a lot of the other people, they just wish they could have the old chicken dinner," he said. "The old-timers in Seminole wish they had the chicken dinner, but that's not gonna happen." He added, "Back then, we just had a good ol' time. There were a lot of hard-working people cooking all that chicken and making it happen." Photos courtesy of SEMINOLE RECREATIONAbove, below, participants in some of the rst Pow Wow Parades.. WEDDING, from page 1A Around SeminoleChurch to host thrift saleSEMINOLE A thrift sale will kick off with a pre-sale Thursday, March 8, 5 to 8 p.m., at Connect2Christ Church, 9398 Oakhurst Road, Seminole. Admission to the pre-sale is $5 a person. The sale will continue on Friday, March 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no admission fee on Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from the sale will help with church expenses.Meet-up with the MayorSEMINOLE Mayor Leslie Waters meet with Seminole residents before the Kiwanis Club of Seminole's annual Pow Wow Fire Truck Pull, Sunday, March 11, 12:30 p.m., in the Seminole Community Library parking lot, 9200 113th St. N. Citizens are invited to stop by and speak with the mayor on issues important to Seminole residents. For more information, call 727-391-0204 ext. 102.Kiwanis to host annual Fire Truck PullSEMINOLE The Kiwanis Club of Seminole will host its eleventh annual Fire Truck Pull Sunday, March 11, 1 to 3 p.m., in the Seminole Community Library parking lot, 9200 113th St. N. The team sponsor fee is $150. If you don't have your own team, you can still help sponsor a team from Seminole High School, Seminole Middle School or Bauder Elementary School. Money raised at this event are used to fund a variety of Kiwanis events, including Every Child a Swimmer, Horses for Handicapped, Key Club at Seminole High School, Builders Club at Seminole Middle School and K-Kids at Bauder Elementary. Contact Wayne at 727-393-5281 or 727-253-1066 for more information.GFWC Pinellas Seminole WomanÂ’s Club to host fundraiserSEMINOLE The GFWC Pinellas Seminole Woman's Club will host an afternoon of games and cards Wednesday, March 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Freedom Square, Roskamp Auditorium, 7800 Liberty Ln. This event features snacks and a light lunch provided by Freedom Square. Cost is $8 per person. Proceeds support the club. For more information or tickets call Pat at 727-709-3778.Register for the 25th annual Seminole StampedeSEMINOLE Registration is open for the 25th annual Seminole Stampede 5K Race and 1-mile Fun Run, set for Saturday, March 17, 7:30 a.m., at Walsingham Park, 12620 102nd Ave. This event is presented by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce. The 5K race is open to runners, race walkers and power walkers. Cost for the 5K race is $20 per person through March 9 and $25 after that date. Cost for the 1-mile fun run is $10 per person through March 9 and $15 after that date. A discount of $5 per person is available for groups of 10 or more. Make checks to: Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 7777 131st St. N., Ste. 1, Seminole, FL 33776. Call 727-392-3245 for more information.Register for co-ed ag footballSEMINOLE The city of Seminole Recreation Division is hosting an eightweek co-ed ag football season April 2 June 13 at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. This is an instructional league that teaches the fundamentals of flag football and guarantees playing time for all participants. Both Junior League (ages 7-9) and Senior League (ages 10-12) practice on Monday evenings and play games on Wednesday nights. Cost is $50 for members and $75 for non-members if registered before March 17, or $70 for members and $105 for non-members after that date. Mandatory skills evaluations will be held for the Junior League Monday, March 19, 6:30 p.m., and for the Senior League Monday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. More information is available online at www.quickscores.com/getseminole or www.myseminole.com, or by calling 727-391-8345.SPC Seminole to host open houseSEMINOLE St. Petersburg College's Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N., will host an open house Wednesday, March 21, 2 to 6 p.m. Prospective students can tour campus, explore clubs and campus life, and discover degree options. Visit why.spc.edu/explore for more information.Scrabble Club meets weeklySEMINOLE The Scrabble Club meets at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N., Tuesday, 1 to 5 p.m. This is a free event. All skill levels are welcome. Attendees are requested to bring game boards if they have one at home. Call 727-394-6923 for more information.Business consultant to visit chamberSEMINOLE Yolanda Cowart with Pinellas County Economic Development will be at the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 7777 131st St. N., Suites 7-8, the second and fourth Wednesday of each month or by appointment. Call 727-392-3245 for more information.Chess clubs meet at librarySEMINOLE Chess players of all ages (children, teens, and adults) and all levels of play (beginning, intermediate, or advanced) are invited to attend the Two Towers Chess Club (second and fourth Mondays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.) or the Seminole Chess Club (Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.) at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The Two Towers Chess Club is especially for beginners and youth, with chess coaches on hand to teach, encourage and critique. The Seminole Chess Club is for players who already know the rules and etiquette of the game. Boards and pieces are provided or feel free to bring your own. The clubs are free and open to the public, and no registration is required. Call 727-394-6923 for more information.Medicare guidance available at librarySEMINOLE Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers, and family members who have questions or concerns about Medicare and related health insurance topics have a new place to turn to. The Area Agency on Aging Pasco-Pinellas will be partnering with Seminole Community Library to provide Medicare counseling through the SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Program. Specially trained volunteers of the SHINE Program will begin offering Medicare counseling at the library, located at 9200 113th St. N. SHINE is a program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs that empowers elders to make informed decisions about their health care coverage. Every day SHINE volunteers answer questions about Medicare, Medicaid, prescription assistance, long-term care planning and more. The new site at the Seminole Community Library will allow the program to reach more community members who may be unaware of SHINE and the bene ts the program offers. SHINE volunteer counselors can even assist eligible Medicare bene ciaries to nd programs that lower prescription drug costs or provide prescription drugs at no cost. Appointments are available monthly on the second and third Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 727-394-6909 to make an appointment. For more information, call 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337), or visit www. oridashine.org.Seminole Junior WomanÂ’s Club meets monthlySEMINOLE The GFWC Seminole Junior Woman's Club meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. The group is dedicated to serving the community, particularly through programs helping children. Club activities include providing dinner to families at the Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg and the SJWC's annual "Share Our Spirit" food drive, which helps feed Seminole children during the winter holiday break. Those interested in learning more about the SJWC are welcome to attend the meetings. Call 727-251-1037, email GFWCSeminole@gmail.com or visit fb.me/Seminolejuniors for more information.Kiwanis Club meets weeklySEMINOLE The Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. All are welcome to attend. For more information, email kiwanisclubofseminole@gmail.com. Rotary Club to meetSEMINOLE The Rotary Club of Seminole meets weekly on Wednesdays at noon at the Seminole Lake Country Club, 6100 Augusta Blvd. Email pstock sch@hotmail.com for more information.Welsh Society to meet monthlySEMINOLE The Welsh Society of the Suncoast meets the third Tuesday of every month at noon at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St. For more information, visit welshsocietyofthesuncoast.org.Seminole-SPC Toastmasters meets weeklySEMINOLE Seminole-SPC Toastmasters meets Tuesdays, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. Guests ages 18 and older are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. This personal development program is ideal for supervisors and leaders or those aspiring to learn vital leadership and communication skills. Contact Dennis Hamel at 727-374-2612 or visit www.seminolespc. toastmastersclubs.org.Photo courtesy of SARAH SUNDERLANDSarah Sunderland and Michael Moseley will get married during the Pow Wow Festival Sunday, March 11.idea." The idea snowballed from there. "It all happened so fast," Sunderland said. Moseley said, "Honestly, I kind of thought, this is like a movie. What the hell is happening? The way everything kind of came up, I was like, this is real, right?" Now the couple will exchange vows on the Pow Wow main stage Sunday, March 11, 11:30 a.m., in front of everyone attending this year's festival. Sunderland plans to write her own vows, while Moseley plans to adlib his on stage. She also made her own wedding gown, altering her high school prom dress and instead of a veil, donning a cape that matches the ensemble. After the ceremony, "we're going to go on the rides in full garb," she said. "It's going to be crazy. Lots of fun photos. I don't want to be disrespectful to the whole thing but I de nitely think we're out there." Moseley added, "We're kind of relaxed and have as much fun as we can." The couple met in 2009 through mutual friends during a trip to Tyrone Square Mall. "In true millennial fashion," Sunderland said. She was just 14 at the time, a student at Seminole High School. He was older, 18 years old, and attended Dixie Hollins High School. She was enamored with him from the moment she met him. Because of the age difference, he wouldn't date her though. "I understood that just ne," she said. "I just wanted to be his friend." They became close friends, and when she was 19, following a bad breakup on his end, they decided to nally date; their relationship lasted three days, though. "But something just wasn't right about it," she said. They broke up and lost touch for a period. She tried to move on, but found it dif cult. "Everybody I ever dated before him and every friend I'd ever met who didn't know me when [he and I] were really, really close, I told them about him," Sunderland said. "I'd tell them, Yeah, there's this guy I can't get over, even though I try really hard.'" Then, three years ago, he reached out to her "out of the blue," she said. "And I dropped what I was doing because he was always the one who kind of got away from me. I've always been in love with him, pretty much since we were just friends." He invited her over to hang out, and later told her he was overcome with emotions when she arrived. The timing was nally right for them. "Once we started dating this time, it was very right," she said. "It seemed absolutely right. It was a good time in both of our lives for us to get together." They began dating on Valentine's Day three years ago. She moved in with him August of that year, and they became engaged that December. "But I wasn't in a super rush to get married," she said. "I was just waiting for, again, the timing." So, when their Pow Wow wedding fell into place, she knew it was meant to be. "We're so excited about this," she said. Moseley said, "I'm de nitely looking forward to it. It's going to be a lot of fun. But I get to marry the love of my life. It's going to be awesome." POW WOW, from page 1A

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County 5A Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018County staff reveals budget forecast for FY 2019-2024 By SUZETTE PORTER Tampa Bay NewspapersCLEARWATER Pinellas County staff presented the ninth annual multi-year budget forecast Feb. 27, covering scal years 2019-2024. The purpose of the stand-alone document is to assess long-term nancial sustainability and understand the effect of decisions made now in the future, according to Jim Abernathy, budget and nancial management analyst. Jim Abernathy highlighted the local economic outlook and reviewed four of the 10 key funds that make up the budget, as well as the potential effect of a third homestead exemption should voters approve it in November. The current economic outlook is good. The county's unemployment rate in December was down to 3.2 percent. The tourism industry continues to bring in record bed tax collections. The median sales price for single-family homes is up 12.7 percent, and taxable values are up 7.9 percent. Thanks to bed tax collections, the Tourist Development Tax Fund is balanced through all six years of the forecast. Abernathy pointed out that bed tax collections had set record highs for six consecutive years and brought in $54.8 million in FY 2017. In FY 2018, $25 million in bed tax is set aside for capital funding projects. The fund does not rely on ad valorem taxes. It is completely sustained by the six cents in taxes collected on accommodation rentals. On the other hand, the sewer fund is not balanced through the forecast period. Abernathy said the Commission had approved multi-year rate increases for FY 2016-2019, which provided revenue to maintain reserves, provide for debtservice payments and continue operations. However, by 2019, major capital projects are expected to deplete reserves. He said a rate study would be done this year to see if additional rate increases would be necessary. Staff also plans to look at reducing planning capital projects to balance the budget. The General Fund budget is balanced throughout the forecast period, if there is no change in homestead exemptions. For the immediate future, no millage rate increases are needed and reserves remain at 15 percent. All is well for now with the Emergency Medical Services Fund. However, the same as the General Fund, the scenario changes if an additional homestead exemption is approved. Abernathy said the statewide ballot initiative is scheduled for the Nov. 6 election. It requires 60 percent approval to pass. If it passes, staff estimates it would reduce money available for the See BUDGET, page 9A 030818 Expires 3/13/18 Exp. 3/13/18 030118 030818

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6A Pet Connection Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Pets of the weekBoth dogs and cats explore their world with their mouths. We see a lot of problems with pets ingesting things that are not meant to be eaten. They do not have the cognitive function to think about the consequences of their actions. Their motto is "if it looks or smells good eat it." One of the most common poisons that we see in practice is ethelyne glycol (anti-freeze) intoxication. This liquid has a sweet taste to it and pets love it. The chemical that lowers the freezing point of your radiator causes havoc with your pet's kidneys after it makes them look like they are drunk. They will stumble and seem demented and sometimes will have vomiting, diarrhea or seizures. When ingested, it causes the liver to change the alcohol in the anti-freeze to a solution that ultimately ends up as oxalic acid and aldehyde, which are very toxic to the kidneys. The treatment for the disease if we can diagnose it soon enough is to give them intravenous ethanol. That is why we keep a bottle of vodka at the clinic, for anti-freeze treatment only of course. This treatment gives the liver something else to do so it can't work on the anti-freeze and the poison is excreted. Some other common poisons that are caused by well-meaning owners when they give their pet a "treat" are xylitol, chocolate and grapes. Xylitol is a sugar substitute that is used in gum and candies. It causes low blood sugar in dogs, which can turn into seizures and death; it does not cause problems in cats. Sorbitol and sucralose is safe for dogs, but a good rule is if it says "sugar free" don't give it to your dog or cat to be safe. Most all homes have chocolate in the form of candy or baking items. It contains methylxanthimes, theobromine and caffeine that if ingested in high enough concentration will cause increase heart rate, increase breathing rate, increase blood pressure and life-threatening heart arrthymias. Milk chocolate has much less of a poison than cocoa powder or Baker's and dark chocolate, but to be safe no chocolate is safest. Grapes cause the same type of clinical signs as anti-freeze, but the exact chemical is still in question. Thankfully, both grapes, raisins and chocolate need to be eaten in fairly large amounts to cause life-threatening problems, but please do not feel safe about knowingly given them to your pet. The number of grapes that are considered toxic seems to be getting smaller all the time. Most toxicologists say even one is cause for alarm. Many of our owners have medical conditions of their own and need to take medicine. Many of these drugs we use in veterinary medicine, but a dog's mentality when something is dropped on the oor is "eat it fast before the mean owner takes away my treat." There is a tremendous size difference in the vast majority of our pets and their owners, so dosing is quite different and at too high a dose most all medicines can cause problem. Always read the label on medication to verify that the right species is getting the right drug. Veterinarians are very helpful in answering questions about most of the common poisons in pets and if they run into one they are not familiar with there are a few "pet poison control hotlines" that for a small fee will have a board-certi ed toxicologist help them with the speci c problem. The best way to avoid problems is for the owners to make a deal with their pets to not take each other's food or medications. Wade Matthews, DVM, is a veterinarian at Animal Hospital of Dunedin, 1355 Pinehurst Road.Keeping an eye on what pets ingest Speaking of PetsWade Matthews, DVM CharlotteCharlotte is a shy 5-year-old domestic long hair who mostly lounges around for most of the day. She enjoys a good brushing and cuddle time too. Pet Pal Animal Shelter is at 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. Call 727-3287738 or visit pet palanimalshelter. com. SimonLooking for a laid-back adult feline? Simon loves attention and is a great family pet. Plus, he is exquisitely handsome with striking black and tan tabby markings and captivating eyes. Simon is neutered, current on vaccines and microchipped. To meet Simon, call Save Our Strays at 727545-1116. To view other felines, visit saveourstraysinc.com. AdleyAdley is thought to be a 2-year-old, 14.2pound terrier mix. She is current on her shots, microchipped, spayed and being treated for heartworm disease. She is quiet and enjoys being with her human. She is good with other dogs and working on her house training skills. We are accepting applications for her from quali ed loving adoptive families that live within a half hour from our vet in Palm Harbor so she can ef ciently arrive at her date speci c and time sensitive treatment appointments. To welcome Adley to your heart and home, submit an application online at www.viprescue.org. CharlotteHush, hush sweet Charlotte ... don’t you cry. Your new family will show up before you know it! Charlotte is a con dent girl, knows basic commands and is eager to please. She would love a family that will take her on lots of walks and let her run through the sprinklers. Charlotte is a 4-year-old, 57-pound hound mix. Because of her size and energy, Charlotte will do best in a home without cats or small children. Pet Pal Animal Shelter is at 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. Call 727-328-7738 or visit petpalanimalshelter.com. BenMeet Ben! This beautiful 1-year-old Alaskan malamute came to Humane Society of Pinellas as a stray. This fluffy boy would love to find his perfect companion. Obedience training, socialization, regular outings, and mentally challenging games will provide a wonderful outlet for Ben. Ben’s adoption price is $250. For information, visit www.humane societyofpinellas.org or call 727-797-7722. JodyLuscious, lick-able and likable Jody is 11 pounds of cheeriness and charm despite having been turned in to Polk County Animal Control as a stray. The sweet natured 7-yearold Chihuahua, whose affectionate personality has been swiftly emerging, has also been healing well from surgery to repair two hernias and remove two ovarian cysts, and treatment for a urinary tract infection. Discovered to be diabetic, the little darling requires insulin injections twice a day in the loving home she so deserves. Email Canine Estates at director@canineestates.com or call 727-412-0558. LeilaThe appealing look on her lovely face says it all: “Please love me and let me love you.” At 10 years of age, Leila, the tender 13-pound rat terrier mix, despite having come from a cruel hoarding situation shows only sweetness to everyone she meets. She enjoys simply being with you, sitting in your lap, and rolling joyously about in the grass like a puppy. For information, email Canine Estates at director@canineestates.com or call 727-412-0558. Raven Raven, a 9-month-old, is a little bit darling and a little bit of a brat. Up until recently, he thought he made all the rules, according to VIP Rescue. He is likely a Scottish terrier mix and he is current on his shots, neutered, microchipped and on heartworm prevention. He will require obedience school training. 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County 9A Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018General Fund by $17 million in FY 2020, $2.3 million for the MSTU (unincorporated Pinellas) and $2.9 million for the EMS fund. "The biggest risk to the forecast that is tangible right now," Abernathy said, is the homestead exemption, pointing out that it is a statewide election, so even if Pinellas votes it down and it passes in the rest of the state, it will go through. To combat lost revenue, staff recommends several potential strategies to balance the budget, including reducing or eliminating service enhancements, reducing or eliminating support for state and federal services, focusing on charter responsibilities and/or millage increases. Some of the services the county now pays for that could be considered for elimination include funding for homeless services, mental and behavioral health services, 211 Tampa Bay Cares, Meals on Wheels, school nurses, educator for Heritage Village and many others. Bill Berger, director of the Of ce of Management and Budget, said even taking away funding for only some of the services might not be enough to make up the losses. Commissioners are concerned about taking away funding given to supplement services, such as meals on wheels and others that are really the responsibility of the federal or state government. "We just have to make some tough decisions," said Commission Chair Ken Welch, "And if we have to raise the millage to keep needed services I have no problem explaining that to the public." Staff will continue to work on the budget with department budget submission scheduled during March and April followed by budget work sessions in April, May and June. The County Administrator will submit his proposed budget in July. Public hearings to adopt next year's budget are scheduled in September. The next scal year begins Oct. 1 For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/budget. Suzette Porter is TBN's Pinellas County editor. She can be reached at sporter@TBNweekly. com.Pinellas County continues mission to add affordable housing By SUZETTE PORTER Tampa Bay NewspapersCLEARWATER Many in Pinellas County struggle to nd an affordable place to live. The availability of housing for minimum wage workers is not adequate to meet the needs. Kathryn Driver, executive director of Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County, talked about the problem at the Feb. 27 Pinellas County Commission meeting. She said in Pinellas, the Fair Market Rent for a twobedroom apartment is $1,014. To afford rent and utilities on that apartment, a household must earn $3,380 a month to avoid paying more than 30 percent of their income on housing. If a person worked a 40-hour workweek, 52 weeks a year, it would take an hourly wage of $19.50 to afford a Fair Market Rent two-bedroom apartment in this county. Minimum wage in Florida is $8.10. In other words, a household would need to have 2.4 full-time minimum wage jobs just to pay rent and utilities. That's a problem for single parents, seniors and even two-person households. It's also a problem for anybody who lives paycheck to paycheck, who might not have paid sick leave or savings for an emergency. The HFA of Pinellas County was created by state statute to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing. It is a dependent special district of the county. It has programs to help rst-time homebuyers and to assist lowto moderate-income renters among others. The county's housing program includes the Community Housing Trust Fund and the Affordable Housing Land Assembly Fund. The HFA administers both through an interlocal agreement with the County Commission. From 2006-2016, Housing Trust Fund money was allocated to HFA, Pinellas County, Clearwater, Largo and St. Petersburg. More than 2,000 units of affordable housing have been provided. The County Commission contributed more than $19.2 million to the fund. The program generated nearly $5.6 million. Outside sources contributed nearly $212.4 million. The result was 219 units made available for special needs residents, 195 units for households who make 50 percent of Area Median Income, 751 units for households who make 60 percent of AMI, 95 units for those who make 80 percent AMI and 592 units for household who make 120 percent of AMI. AMI in Pinellas County is $59,800 for a four-person household. Thirty percent AMI for a four-person household is $24,600, 50 percent is $29,900, 60 percent is $35,880, 80 percent is $47,850 and 120 percent AMI is $71,760 for a four-person household. The AMI income is lower with fewer persons in a home. For example, for a one-person household, 30 percent AMI is only $12,600. The Land Assembly Fund receives Penny for Pinellas money, which can be used only for acquisition. The land purchased is held in separate land trusts and affordability of housing units constructed by others on that land is ensured for 99 years with the right to renew for another 99 years. Through this program, 360 new affordable housing units will become available and another 160 units will be preserved. The majority, 80 percent, is for households at 60 percent AMI or lower. Driver reviewed the inventory of properties in the program, including those that have been completed, those still under construction and those still in the closing process.FAST wants assurancesMore money for affordable housing will come from Penny for Pinellas during the years 2020-2030. Of the $2 billion in revenue estimated to be collected during the 10 years, 8.3 percent is dedicated to economic development and affordable housing. Faith and Action for Strength Together, commonly referred to as FAST, a local organization comprised of 40 church congregations, continues to ask commissioners to commit 4.15 percent of that money to affordable housing. Six of the seven commissioners have verbally committed to spending 4.15 percent; however, FAST wants it in writing. Several members showed up at the Feb. 27 meeting to speak on the issue. "Right now, the written plan says that 8.3 percent will be spent on affordable housing and economic development," said the Rev. Robert Ward of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in St. Petersburg. "We know when push comes to show, the needs of the poor never win out over businesses. That's why we want the commission to pass an ordinance that would make sure at least 4.15 percent gets spent on affordable housing." Commissioners say that understand the concerns of FAST members, but pointed out that even if an ordinance was passed, it could be changed in the future. The recommendation was to make sure elected leaders in the future have a commitment to affordable housing.Habitat for HumanityA major partner in the county's crusade to create more affordable housing is Habitat for Humanity. Last year, the organization built 59 new homes and served 18 families through its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, according to Mike Sutton, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County. To date, 1,300 Habitat homes have been built in Pinellas, making the local organization the second largest in nation based on new construction. The largest is in Collier County, Sutton said. The County Commission donated some of the land where the new homes were built, including several parcels in the Danville area of Largo. On Feb. 27, commissioners unanimously approved giving Habitat nine parcels in the Greater Ridgecrest area also near Largo to construct additional affordable housing. Sutton said it was a misconception that Habitat "gave away houses." He said the homeowners do work in exchange for their new houses. In addition, they pay taxes with more than $496,000 paid collectively by Habitat homeowners in 2017. Sutton thanked commissioners for their help. "We're so blessed to have support throughout the county," he said. Suzette Porter is TBN’s Pinellas County editor. She can be reached at sporter@TBNweekly.com.Screenshot by SUZETTE PORTERKathryn Driver, executive director of Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County, talks to commissioners Feb. 27 about the need for affordable housing and programs dedicated to help increase inventory. Screenshot by SUZETTE PORTER BUDGET, from page 5A Bill Berger, director of the Of ce of Management and Budget, talks to county commissioners Feb. 27 about the dif culties involved in balancing the budget should voters approve a third homestead exemption in November. Connect2Christ Church HUGE ANNUAL T h r i f t S a l e Thrift Sale! 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10A Viewpoints Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018WASHINGTON For President Donald Trump, the family that works together works best. But the appearance of con icts of interest with senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, the inappropriate behavior of Kushner and Trump family members who don't work in the administration, and Trump's remaining ties to his family-run billion-dollar empire add up to a picture that makes the opportunistic Clinton Foundation look like, well, a charity. When president-elect Trump picked Kushner for a top slot, the pick signaled that the unconventional candidate would continue to out convention in of ce by hiring (a) a family member, (b) a successful businessman with little experience in politics, and (c) someone with no experience in the military or public of ce for a plum political post. Supporters largely shrugged off charges of nepotism. Trump always said that he would hire outsiders to shake up Washington, they argued. Perhaps the outside-the-beltway approach that won Trump the White House would produce results in the push for Middle East peace which he added to Kushner's portfolio and other efforts where career bureaucrats had failed. Also at the time, Kushner impressed many as a moderating in uence on Trump. In a country that prides itself for being a meritocracy, however, Barbara Perry, of the University of Virginia's Miller Center thinks it's wrong for elected of cials to hire family members when they should be looking for the best staffers. President Lyndon Johnson clearly thought the same when he signed an anti-nepotism bill seen as a rebuke of the late President John F. Kennedy's choice of attorney general, his brother Bobby. (In January 2017, a Justice Department career attorney determined that the law applied to agency staff, not White House staff.) And face it, there's been a dynastic element to Ivanka Trump's behavior. When she sat in her father's seat at the G20 meeting in Hamburg last year, scolds thought the act of assuming an unearned place of power showed disrespect to other world leaders. Last month while representing the United States at the Olympics in Seoul, Ivanka Trump chastised NBC's Peter Alexander when he asked the senior adviser if she believed women who accused her father of sexual harassment. She told Alexander she believed her father, and said the question was "inappropriate" to ask the president's daughter. Perry sees an undemocratic element to political dynasties, established or in the making. In a meritocracy, the cream rises to the top. When politicians hire family members, they're not necessarily picking the best aides, so much as the most loyal. In real life, Kushner has saddled Trump with bad headlines, which Trump had no trouble garnering on his own. Kushner's participation in the Russian Trump Tower meeting left him exposed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Last week The New York Times reported on two large loans made to Kushner's family's after principals met with Kushner in the White House. During the transition, Kushner met with foreign investors, even as he was seeking capital for a large New York property facing more than $1 billion in debt. Spokespersons say there is no relationship between the meetings and Kushner's business. Indeed, the meetings did not lead to any inappropriate transactions. But it doesn't make the administration look good. Last week, The Washington Post reported that intelligence of cials had learned that China, Israel, Mexico and the United Arab Emirates had looked into how they could manipulate Kushner "by taking advantage of his complex business arrangement, nancial dif culties and lack of foreign policy experience." Kushner's top-secret security clearance was downgraded so that he no longer has access to the presidential daily intelligence brie ngs, which he liked to peruse. No surprise there, observed the Miller Center's Perry. Connections with other governments, severe debt and bad personal behavior are red ags that can doom a background check. "He sends up two of the red ags." Like the Clintons, the Trumps have seemed oblivious to how their nancial ties present multiple appearances of potential con icts of interest. Trump, his daughter and Kushner are all working without pay. All three have relinquished management control over some businesses, but not necessarily their ownership share. So there is no way to separate Trump from his properties. When GOP donors attend a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago, the president stands to pro t. The president set up a fund for pro ts from foreign visitors who stay at his hotels the proceeds are supposed to go to charity but that scheme does not interrupt pro ts from U.S. special interests who spend money at Trump properties. Last month, eldest son Donald Trump Jr. traveled to India "as a businessman." But there was no escaping his promotion of high-rise properties that brandished the Trump name across India. In May, Kushner's sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer, was caught trying to woo potential investors in Beijing with the potential to win investor visas to the U.S. at an event that billed her as the senior adviser's sister. The New York Times reported that Kushner Companies, the senior adviser's family business, received super-size loans from two businessmen who met with Kushner in the White House. Spokespersons for Kushner, the company and businesses told the Times there was no connection between the meetings and the loans but these are issues voters have to take on faith. And it's not as if the president cannot nd quali ed individuals who don't carry Kushner's baggage. "Each of these individual stories could have been the end" of another president, said Perry. An ad campaign for an air freshening product warns how consumers can become "nose blind" that is, blind to certain smells because they have lingered for so long. She offered, "I've kind of become Trump blind, deaf to all the noise." Contact Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@reviewjournal.com or 202-6627391. Follow @DebraJSaunders on Twitter. Not long ago a breath of badly-needed fresh air was injected into the news broadcasting business. It took the form of Newsy, a video news network and cable news channel. It specializes in several things. One of them is a refusal to engage in the "You're a right-wing fascist!" and "You're a left-wing commie!" warfare that so many news outlets seem to be taking part in today. A second welcome trait is Newsy's style of TV presentation. It is brief and to the point. For each news item, the camera hits on a young man or woman, wearing ordinary street clothing, who delivers the essential guts of the news story in maybe 30 seconds. That's it. Then on to the next presenter and the next news clip. No sixexpert panel of analysts or alleged experts. No tedious, 20-minute evisceration of the news event and its possible consequences in the months ahead. What a relief. Thirdly, Newsy seems to believe that (1) places other than the USA and Washington, D.C. exist, and (2) political happenings, no matter their point of origin, do not necessarily outrank other news topics. If this attitude could be converted into a bene cial disease, I would pray for its infecting ABC, NBC, Fox, MSNBC and a dozen or so other national news TV outlets. Finally, as far as I can tell, Newsy does not pander to viewers who delight in watching interviews with weeping relatives and friends following the deaths of loved ones. This often re ects TV networks' ceaseless quest for higher TV ratings more than a desire to show genuine emotion. Newsy is owned by the E.W. Scripps broadcasting company. Newsy's headquarters are in Columbia, Missouri; other offices are in Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati.During a 24-minute span on a recent afternoon, I watched as Newsy gave its news-headline treatment to a wide variety of 15 separate news stories. During that same amount of time, the panelists assembled on screen by the big boys (CNN, Fox, NBC et al.) would have barely begun to clear their throats. Did I end up with an in-depth thorough knowledge of the 15 news items? Of course not. That's what Google, Wikipedia and other websites are there for, if and when we really need to know. The term "unbiased" is sprinkled through Newsy's self-descriptions. The company seems intent on staying clear of the "us vs. them" political and economic warfare that is tearing our country apart today. Instead, Newsy takes viewers around the world to get glimpses of actual warfare, plus brief but informative looks at less-bloody events in dozens of news categories. In addition to its 24/7 broadcasts, Newsy presents "Why," a 7-to-9 p.m. TV program each weeknight. It's Newsy's way of digging deeper into one or more important or at least very interesting aspects of today's worldwide panorama. (At this point, a full-disclosure admission: I live near Boston, where Newsy's TV broadcasts are available. I assumed that they would also be shown in the Tampa Bay area. I was mistaken; after writing most of this column, I learned that at present the Scripps organization does not have a Newsy TV outlet in this region. However, on March 1 a spokeswoman told me that Scripps is trying hard to establish one. When that day arrives my 38 Faithful Readers may understand why I turn on my TV set to Newsy several times each day.) Is skimming the tops of daily events the perfect answer to the problem of keeping track of this global nut-house you and I live in? Of course not. In an ideal world we'd all spend at least an hour a day reading printed accounts of what's going on. And there would be no never-ending medical and car insurance advertisements to interrupt our attention. Additionally, Newsy may face the same temptations that the big networks do: succumbing to points of view that violate the principles of objective journalism, plus the uploading of more commercials than are justi ed. Also, as time passes, some fans may drift away if Newsy fails to develop big-name newscasters like Wolf Blitzer, Sean Hannity, Rachel Maddow, Laura Ingraham, Lester Holt and others.But that's in the realm of tomorrow. Today I must say: America needs Newsy. Bob Driver’s email address is tralee71@ comcast.net.Forgotten voices in opioid debateAnyone who follows the news knows that opioid abuse and drug deaths are a national problem; 63,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2016, an increase of 21 percent over 2015. Opioid deaths in Florida increased to 5,725 in 2016, a 35 percent increase over the previous year. It is important to remember that opioid abuse covers a range of things, including street drugs and prescription opioids. Of the 63,000 drug deaths in 2016, most were not related to prescriptions from doctors. Fentanyl, which attracted national attention due to the death of Michael Jackson, accounted for 19,000 deaths. Most of these deaths came from illegally made pills or powder that was then mixed with heroin or other drugs. Most of the fentanyl was illegally imported from China. Heroin accounted for 15,500 of the drug deaths. No physician prescribed this for their patients. Pain meds accounted for 14,500 deaths, but less than one-third of opioid abusers got their drugs from a doctor. Everyone wants to reduce drug deaths, but the legislature must adopt a plan that focuses on the real problem. Most drug deaths do not come from doctor-prescribed pain meds, so the plan to attack drug abuse must concentrate on the real source of the problem. Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature are focusing on abuse of prescription opioids. This is important, but the Legislature must realize that this is not the primary source of drug abuse. They must also be careful not to impose burdens on Floridians who need the pain meds prescribed by their doctor. We all want to eliminate illegal drug use and limit the over-prescription of drugs to those suffering from temporary pain. At the same time, we must realize that individuals suffering from a terminal illness, chronic pain or major surgery should not be denied access to pain meds that will allow them to function with minimal pain. That decision should be made by the doctor, not the Legislature. It is estimated that 11 percent of Americans suffer from chronic pain. This is a particular problem for the elderly, and Florida has more elderly citizens than any state. I have had chronic pain since age 12. When I was 20, I could no longer sit in my university classes because of the pain. I was forced to withdraw from classes and had my rst major back surgery. My physician wrote the draft board, which had just requested I appear for my physical, that I was un t to serve due to "chronic discogenic back pain." That surgery would be the first of three major back surgeries. I have had seven surgeries total, and ve were major surgical procedures. This does not include more than a dozen other medical procedures ranging from numerous epidurals to a procedure where surgeons attempted to thread a wire up my spinal canal. Nor does it count the osteoarthritis that led to a total knee replacement. I worry about the proposed threeand seven-day limits on pain meds. This means that many Floridians will no longer be able to travel to visit friends and family because they won't be able to get their pain meds. Vacations, especially overseas, will no longer be possible. Many pain patients are elderly and will have dif culty seeing a doctor every three to seven days. Instead of one visit to a pain specialist a month, patients must now visit the doctor as many as 10 times a month. The cost will be prohibitive for many patients. Then imagine the dif culty of going to the pharmacy every three to seven days. Prescription costs will skyrocket. Many in need of pain meds will likely go days without their meds because of the new guidelines. Withdrawal will happen. Melissa Sanders-Self, a teacher who suffers from neuroendocrine cancer who must have radiation treatments every three weeks, describes her withdrawal symptoms because she often cannot get the pain meds the doctor has prescribed. Sanders-Self writes: "Without medicines, I begin to vomit, shake and cry. I cannot concentrate." Every chronic pain patient can relate to her experiences. A nal issue is that the Legislature is attempting to become the doctor. Remember when Republicans across the nation opposed "Obamacare" because they said it interfered with the doctor/patient relationship. Isn't that precisely what the Legislature is now doing by dictating what medicines we may have and in what quantity? We can cut down on illegal drug use, but we must realize that most problems do not come from doctors prescribing pain meds for their patients. The Legislature does have a responsibility to see that Floridians who have documented pain needs can get the medicines they need. Imposing additional time and nancial costs on those who are already suffering from severe medical problems is hardly compassionate. Darryl Paulson is Emeritus Professor of Government at USF St. Petersburg specializing in Florida politics and elections. We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tgermond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writer's phone number. Here are some more guidelines for letters: Letters are printed on a rst-come, rst-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity. 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County 11A Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Pinellas County celebrates another good year of tourism By SUZETTE PORTER Tampa Bay NewspapersCLEARWATER Beautiful weather, miles of sandy beaches coupled with a clever plan to market the destination has resulted in another good year for Pinellas County's tourism. David Downing, president and CEO for Visit St. Pete-Clearwater, presented a "snapshot" of December statistics and a report on statistics from January-December 2017 during the Feb. 21 Tourist Development Council meeting. According to the report, local hoteliers sold 5,216,603 rooms in 2017, a 6.3 percent increase over 2016. The average daily rate was $143.31, up 3.2 percent from last year. The revenue per available room was $102.82, a hike of 5.1 percent. And tourist development tax money rolled in with collections of more than $56 million up 8.5 percent from last year. December was a good month with a 12 percent increase in the number of rooms sold with an average daily rate up 4.9 percent from last December, giving hoteliers a 10.2 percent increase in revenue per available room. The county collected nearly $3.94 million in tourist development taxes, a 14.83 percent hike over 2016. Downing said the county had enjoyed 52 straight months of growth in tourist development tax collections year-over-year. And, according to a forecast from Smith Travel Research, the county's tourism industry should continue to grow through at least the rst quarter of 2019. Part of the success of the county's tourism market is attributable to the marketing campaigns by Visit St. Pete-Clearwater, including those designed to entice those who live in areas, such as New York City, where it is cold in the wintertime to come visit.Airbnb contributes to local economyVisit St. Pete-Clearwater recently added a portal to its website (www.visitstpeteclearwater.com/topairbnbs-st-peteclearwater) allowing visitors to book Airbnb accommodations. Kenny Montilla, Mobilization Program director for Airbnb, presented information Feb. 21 about how the service worked and contributes to the local economy. The concept began 10 years ago when three guys needed a way to make money to pay the rent. They rented out space in their home, which sparked the birth of Airbnb. The company now allows others to supplement their income by renting out a room or rooms in their home. Montilla says Airbnb's website has 140 million users and the vacation rental platform is available in 191 countries. Airbnb provides an economic opportunity for homeowners and a way to "enable anyone to belong anywhere." And the company contributes to the local economy. In 2015, Airbnb collaborated with the Florida Department of Revenue on an agreement to collect and remit state sales tax on behalf of 40,000 vacation rental hosts in the state. That same year, Airbnb began working with the state's counties to collect and remit tourist development (bed) taxes. Pinellas County was one of the rst to make an agreement with Airbnb. Because of these agreements, in 2017, Airbnb paid in more than $33 million in sales tax to the DOR and $12.7 million was shared among the 39 counties that now have an agreement for bed tax collections. Pinellas County received $1.87 million in bed tax revenue. Some TDC members expressed concerned about Airbnb competing with others that provide lodging in the county. Montilla said Airbnb's intent was not to compete with existing hotels but to provide guests with accommodations in specific neighborhoods. He said 91 percent of those using Airbnb wanted to say local. They like to visit favorite venues recommended by their hosts. They support local businesses that might not be located in places such as Clearwater Beach. He said 71 percent of Airbnb hosts were located outside main tourist areas. He also said the typical person using Airbnb stayed 2.1 times longer than at traditional lodging and spent 1.8 times more money with 41 percent of that spending in local neighborhoods. TDC members asked if Airbnb hosts had to meet re, health and other regulations. They asked if they had re inspections the same as hotels, motels and other lodging facilities. Montilla said they did not have the same regulations since they are homes, not hotels. "That's not to say that some safety measures should be taken," he said. But, he said renting a bedroom in someone's home was different than using a hotel, adding that a "safer place is better for all parties." TDC member Eric Waltz, general manager for the Sandpearl Resort on Clearwater Beach, believes Airbnb is competition for local hoteliers. He said they should be on the "same playing eld" with the same regulations and rules and visits from the re marshal. Joanne Kennedy, TDC member and Indian Rocks Beach commission, talked about pending state legislation that would prohibit local governments from regulating rentals. Kennedy has rental property, so she feels "caught in the middle." However, she said something needed to be done about short-term rental properties that become party houses and cause problems with noise and parking. "We want people to be able to make money and supplement income," she said. Montilla said Airbnb can regulate host accommodations and didn't want to advertise party houses or those that cause a problem with trash or noise. He said if enough complaints came in about a property, they would be removed from the platform. He said it was the host's responsibility to research local regulations about renting out rooms or their home. He said they are encouraged to reach out to the local clerk or city councilperson. "If they cause a nuisance, we will reach out and take care of it," he said. Suzette Porter is TBN’s Pinellas County editor. She can be reached at sporter@TBNweekly.com. 022218 13128 Indian Rocks Road  Largo, FL 33774  727-517-8102 Friday, March 9th and Saturday, March 10th  9am to 4pm“A French Market” The market is located in the Anona area of Largo at Julie’s Cottage at Provence. This Friday and Saturday the French countryside comes to life as 40 vendors set up on the grounds of the charming 1930s cottage at 13128 Indian Rocks Road. This highly anticipated event kicks off at 9am on Friday, March 9th until 4pm and also Saturday, March 10th, 9am until 4pm The French Market is the brainchild of native Floridian Julie Papalardo, owner of Julie’s Cottage at Provence and renowned ne silk oral expert. This year’s event features gorgeous seasonal wreaths, Easter orals, French country and coastal designs, home dcor, unique gift items and seasonal scents. Custom oral design for any season and all occasions is a specialty. New to the cottage is the Merge Boutique offering classic, trendy and boho apparel and accessories, artisan jewelry and handbags. Around the cottages, shoppers will nd many local artists and craftsmen who come together to sell recycled and repurposed furniture, architectural salvage, vintage clothing and jewelry, garden art, seasonal plants, hand poured soaps and much more. In the cottage next door to Julie’s is a very cool shop called the Emporium. Here you will nd an eclectic mix of vintage wares and unique new items. Some of the goods include jewelry, clothing, pottery, rugs and tapestries. The Emporium is well-known for its fabulous indoor and outdoor plants, gorgeous hanging baskets, and potted succulents. This year be sure to visit the French Flea section of the market. A pickers paradise offering a mix of old and new ea market nds, architectural items, shutters, windows, vintage and antique items and so much more. You also will want to bring your appetites our food truck and bakery will be selling delicious sandwiches, salads, pastries and cookies and be sure to grab a bag of mini w made fresh to order. Joy of Garlic will be sampling their delicious gluten free and vegan dips, sauces and other food items. Another fun addition to the market is our make and take project area. Marbling silk scarves is an art form fun for all ages. Pick out your own colors, create your own design and leave with a custom designed scarf. Market 516 will be on site with Dixie Belle chalk paint demos and fun hand painted wood creations. Admission is free and parking is available across the street at Anona Methodist Church. Largo Police will be escorting pedestrians crossing the road and volunteers will help carry your purchases to the parking lot. Not all vendors accept credit cards so be sure to bring your cash. For more info call 727-517-8102. The Ever Popular French Market Returns For Its 16th Annual Shopping Festival 030818 The Emp iumA Home & Garden Experience Clothing, Accessories, Jewelry & Gifts Inspired Home Dcor, Unique Gifts & DIY Workshops Boho Gifts, Home Dcor, Indoor & Outdoor PlantsVisit these shops at Julie’s Cottage Let Us Show You How Fun & Enjoyable Yoga Can Be Beach Patio Studio 021118 727-401-7380 MadeiraBeachYoga.com

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12A Schools Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018School Board supports governor’s safety plan, opposes arming teachersMembers favor a ban on military-style semi-automatic assault weapons By SUZETTE PORTER Tampa Bay NewspapersLARGO Pinellas County School Board members voted unanimously Feb. 27 to support Gov. Rick Scott's action plan and funding proposals to keep students safe. Of cials also expressed opposition to a plan to train and arm teachers. In a separate vote, members agreed 6-1 to support a ban on militarystyle semi-automatic assault weapons, as proposed by Board member Linda Lerner, and to encourage other school boards in the state and nation to consider doing the same. Board member Carol Cook voted no. School Superintendent Michael Grego traveled to Tallahassee Feb. 20 to participate in one of three workshops hosted by Scott to address school safety in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which killed 17 people. Scott held three separate workshops education, mental health and child welfare, and law enforcement. Grego took part in the one with other education of cials. Grego told School Board members that he had spent the two weeks, since the shooting in Parkland, "entrenched" in the subject of school safety. He talked about Scott's proposal that came out of the Feb. 20 workshops and the work being done by the House and Senate, including passage of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act by the Senate Feb. 26. "The shooting in Parkland brought our state to what it feels like a boiling point a call to action, so to speak," he said. "But this action, let me be honest, is long overdue." He said looking at recent history in the state and country, "it is absolutely appalling that we have taken as long as we have to reach this point." "When we experienced Sandy Hook in 2012, this country was shaken," Grego said. "How could such a thing happen to elementary school children? Since then, nothing really, truly has been done. That's the sad note." Grego noted that since 2012 there have been 239 school shootings nationwide, 438 people shot and 138 killed. And that doesn't count other mass shootings, such as the church in Texas or the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. "It is my sincere hope that we begin to end the discussion about this and translate into some level of action," he said. He thanked school leaders, teachers and support staff for what they've been doing for students to help them since the Feb. 14 shooting. He thanked parents for "expressing" and encouraged them to write to him, school board members and school principals about their child's campus and safety. He said local law enforcement agencies were doing a "remarkable job" of paying attention to every threat no matter how incredible it might appear. "No matter what we do, no matter the perspective that it might be we all want the same outcome and that is to never see a school shooting happen here or anywhere else, and we need to do enough now so we'll never nd ourselves in this predicament or in this situation again," he said. The school district is looking at opportunities to improve school safety. The Board met in executive session Feb. 20 to make plans to work on security and training. The governor's plan aims at keeping guns out of the hands of people who would misuse them, Grego said. It would increase the age from 18 to 21 or older to be able to purchase a gun with exceptions for active military personnel, law enforcement and some others. It would ban bump stocks, which Grego said, using words of a middle-school student, is a "no-brainer." The governor's plan would enhance penalties for threats made to schools via social media, which is not included in the Senate's bill. Scott's plan also would make it mandatory to have a school resource of cer in every school that must be a sworn deputy or police of cer. The governor proposed a ratio of one SRO per 1,000 students with consideration given to the size of the campus. The ratio is not in the Senate's plan, he said. "Scott does not support arming teachers and I absolutely agree with that," Grego said. School Board members agreed. Grego said while some teachers might be capable of handling a gun, not all would be. He believes students need the very best trained to protect them, which would be law enforcement personnel. "Teachers don't sign up for that. They sign on to teach and nurture students," he said. Grego does agree that students and faculty should undergo active shooter training. He also agrees with the governor's proposal to increase funding for Safe Schools to provide money for metal detectors, bulletproof glass and other protective measures. However, he said the idea to provide additional funding comes up after every school shooting, but nothing ever happens. Grego also supports Scott's plan to establish a new anonymous K-12 "See Something, Say Something" campaign, which would include a dedicated hotline, website and mobile app. Access to mental health counselors also is part of the governor's plan. Each school would be required to have a threat assessment team. Grego said Pinellas already has a threat committee, but it doesn't include everything in the governor's proposal. The district also has a safety and security council, safety and security team, giving Pinellas the structure to build on to create a team based on the governor's plan. Scott's plan includes $50 million in funding for mental health initiatives, which was not included in the Senate's plan, Grego said. He said if the house included it in its plan, then negotiations might get the funding. School Board member Eileen Long said mental health had to be the No. 1 issue with help available not just for students but for all age groups. She said no matter what the weapon was used in tragedies, such as mass shootings, mental health was always the underlying issue. Grego said the governor's plan was a "not a quick x" but it did address some actions. "There is nothing more important that the safety of our children," he said, adding that the governor's plan was a "good start" towards getting weapons out of the hand of people who shouldn't have guns. "We pray it never happens here," he said. Suzette Porter is TBN’s Pinellas County editor. She can be reached at sporter@TBNweekly.com. 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Business 13A Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 BriefcaseWUSF’s Longest Table fundraiser setST. PETERSBURG The award-winning WUSF public media Longest Table dinner will take place Thursday, April 12, 5:30 to 8:30, on Bay Shore Drive Northeast from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Vinoy in downtown St. Petersburg. The event will feature food, wine and cocktails from 15 restaurants in a xed-price dinner with tables running down Bayshore Boulevard. Last year, the event sold out and gathered more than 900 attendees. This year, the attendee count could top 1,100 making this one of the largest dining events in the region. Restaurants this year include Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue, The Mill, Oak & Stone and others. All proceeds from the event go to support the mission of WUSF public media. Each dinner ticket includes entrance to an after-party event at the Museum of Fine Arts where guests can meet and mingle with staff from WUSF and the MFA. Guests can pick their preferred restaurant and purchase tickets online at www.wusf.usf.edu/wordpress/longest/ or by calling 800-6610823. Each restaurant will serve one segment of the table, and tickets will range from $130 to $180, depending on the restaurant that guests select. Reservations are required, and menus for each of the participating restaurants/caterers will be available online. Seating is limited and guests must be age 21 or older.Cushman & Wake eld named exclusive leasing adviser for Bayside CenterCLEARWATER Cushman & Wake eld recently was named exclusive leasing adviser for Bayside Center, a 215,267-square-foot, Class A of ce campus in Pinellas County. The Cushman & Wake eld of ce leasing team of Mercedes Angell, senior director; and Lauren Coup, director, were selected to lease the buildings on behalf of owner IP Capital Partners LLC, which recently acquired the Bayside Center. Bayside Center is comprised of two mid-rise office buildings and one parking structure. Building I, at 17755 U.S. 19, is a three-story, 46,505-square-foot of ce building developed in 1987. Building II, at 17757 U.S. 19, is a six-story, 168,762-square-foot, Energy Star-rated office building developed in 1994. An adjacent ve-story parking garage with about 710 spaces is easily accessible from both of ce buildings via covered walkways.Clearwater welcomes new, larger West Marine StoreCLEARWATER West Marine will host a grand opening celebration Saturday, March 17, at its new, larger store at 2128 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Mayor George Cretekos, as well as members of the City Council, will be the special guests at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. The store also will host an array of attractions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., including complimentary food and refreshments, vendors on site, BlueFuture Kids Zone activities, prizes, giveaways and more. Will Hensler, store manager, and his staff of 12 associates have more than 100 years of combined boating, shing, sailing, cruising and paddling experience, and Hensler says they are eager to meet the needs of fellow waterlife lovers. "Clearwater is known for its pristine white sand beaches and is one of the most visited destinations in Florida," Hensler said in a press release. "The Tampa Bay area ranks in the top 10 boating destinations in the world and with a year-round boating season. We attract world class boating. Our team is very excited to help everyone form locals so tourists enjoy the beautiful waterlife we offer." At the grand opening event, the rst 100 customers on hand when doors open Saturday, March 17, 8 a.m., will receive a free West Marine Mystery Gift Card valued at $5 to $100. Also starting at 8 a.m. guests will enjoy Spin the Wheel Giveaways and the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $500 West Marine gift card as well as other fantastic items from leading vendors. For information about West Marine's upcoming Clearwater grand opening celebration, visit westmarineclearwater.eventbrite.com.MarineMax earns Sea Ray awardsCLEARWATER MarineMax recently received several awards for customer satisfaction and efforts in selling Sea Ray. "We are honored to have our stores receive these awards for their continuous customer service," said Chuck Cashman in a press release. Cashman is chief revenue of cers of MarineMax. "At MarineMax we pride ourselves on not only selling boats, but on being the top boating resource by providing the boating lifestyle with events, vacations, classes and so much more." "We would like to congratulate all of the dealers who achieved this honor, and extend our gratitude for their hard work and dedication," said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president and general manager. "The satisfaction of our customers is our highest priority, and Sea Ray's dealers are our primary ambassadors in the eld." MarineMax received the following awards for 2017: MarineMax Pompano was the No. 1 Sea Ray retailer worldwide MarineMax Sarasota, MarineMax Fort Myers, MarineMax Lake Ozark, and MarineMax Long Island Lindenhurst were among the top ve retailers for Sea Ray worldwide MarineMax Norwalk received 100 percent customer satisfaction from Sea Ray purchases MarineMax Wrightsville Beach, MarineMax Baltimore, MarineMax Rogers, and MarineMax Clearwater received excellence in customer satisfaction on Sea Ray purchases These awards were given to dealerships that actively measure customer satisfaction and pursue continuous improvement to better serve the customer. "The teams at our stores work hard so we can offer each customer the best experience possible, and we recognized the role that every team member has in achieving this. Each boat and owner is supported by our team of sales consultants, service technicians, event coordinators, general managers and more," said Cashman. Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber to host post legislative session updateMADEIRA BEACH The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host a post legislative session update Thursday, March 29, 9 a.m., at Madeira Beach City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will provide a complimentary breakfast and will give an update on all tourism related legislation as well as other legislation that would affect the business community. The purpose of this event is to provide a behind-the-scenes look at what really transpired during the 2018 state legislative session. 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McGathey, CPA 021518 030818 Century 21 Real Estate Champions4350 Duhme Road, Madeira Beach, FL 33708727-398-2774www.c21champs.com  c21champ@aol.com www.c21c h a m This home is about LOCATION, steps from the Gulf and Intracoastal. Home features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, open living and dining room, nice laundry area, 1 car garage, pool, and hot tub. Featuring 1677 sq. ft. Come see your NEW home today and don’t forget your flip ops. MLS#U7837529. Swope and Gomez. $384,900. Fantastic 2/2/2 home in a Prime Location in Seminole. Move-In Ready with bonus room. Most windows replaced 2006 with Impact Resistant ones and tile roof 2000. Home high and dry. MLS#U7843468. Millan. $274,900. MOTIVATED SELLER Spacious 4BR/3BA home in a wonderful Seminole neighborhood on a 1/4 acre. Split plan, 2 master suites, huge sun room and inside laundry room. Fenced yard room for pool. Move in ready! MLS#U7847403. Jarnberg. $299,000. Amazing, stunning 3BR/3BA/2CG Waterfront, Pool home. Beautiful, open oor plan boasts elegant nishes throughout. Waterfront views. Large master suite. Fireplace. Inside laundry. Patio oasis with extensive dock facilities and boat lift. MLS#U7848131. Erbeck. $869,000. Spacious 2/2 condo with 1 car private garage in secured building. Updated kitchen, inside laundry room, and nice size balcony. Expansive master bedroom also opens to balcony. Small enough complex to enjoy but big on the amenities you want. Wonderful way to enjoy the Florida lifestyle! MLS#U7849140. Larkin & Steck. $434,900. PINEWOOD VILLAS Spacious two story 4/2.5/1 townhouse. Vaulted ceilings, tile and laminate flooring. French doors to patio and private backyard. Downstairs master. Pets and leasing allowed. Heated community pool. MLS#U7849386. Schroeder. $189,000. VINTAGE HOME 2/1.5/1, 1365 sq. ft. Block home on over-sized, fenced (.22 acre) lot with alley access. Coffered ceiling, original wood floors, crown moulding, fireplace and nice size kitchen. Updated AC and electrical panel. Wood deck off bonus room, large yard and a 500 sq. ft. Carport. MLS#U7849411. Schnitzler & Bartoli. $225,000. WELL MAINTAINED 4/2, 1673 Sq Ft home with large screened porch off large Family Room. Updated kitchen and bathrooms. Split bedrooms. Master has walk in closet and bath with soaker tub. Fenced. MLSU7849611. Osborne. $224,900. GREAT 2/1/1 STARTER HOME Move in ready and relax in your new pool. Recent upgrades include: pool resurfacing, pool pump, garage door w/ opener, newer ooring, new siding on home, garage and utility shed. MLS#U7849731. Smith. $205,000.Beautiful updated condo with ceramic tile, newer updated kitchen and A/C. Enclosed porch. 3 month minimum lease. Ground oor unit in sought after Sea Towers waterfront Community. Gated, 55+ community with a full time social director, Recreation center, Pools, tennis, marina and much more. MLS#U7797331. Meade. $109,500. OAKHURST TERRACE JEFFERSON HOUSE BELLEAIR BEACH POOL HOME SNUG HARBOR YACHT CLUB ESTATES Real estate newsmakers What’s Selling in Pinellas County 3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bath South Pasadena $379,000 5 Bedroom / 3 Bath Seminole $369,000 This waterfront penthouse condo has breathtaking views, a 2-car carport directly outside of the front door, over 1,800 sq. ft. Sandy HartmannKeller Williams Seminole/Sandy Hartmann & Associates 4,595 sq. ft. home on Clearwater Bay with a huge downstairs game room and wet bar is ideal for a large family and those who love to entertain. 5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bath Belleair Beach $1,935,000 SOLD SOLD This amazing home has nearly 2,449 sq. ft. of living space plus a huge 25 ft Sun Porch, all looking out over absolute paradise. SOLD This impeccably maintained contemporary 2,000 sq. ft. pool home is on a huge corner lot in Seminole Grove Estates. It will exceed your expectations. 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / 2 CG Largo $377,000 SOLDMike MurphyRealty Executives/Adamo & AssociatesMartha ThornColdwell Banker/The Thorn CollectionRich RippetoeColdwell Banker /Sunvista Realty Coldwell Banker Clearwater names top producersCLEARWATER Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Clearwater of ce recently named its top producers for January. The Marcy Daniels Team is the top producing team in listings and sales transactions for the month. Steve Puskas is the top producing agent in listings. Stephanie Hanks is the top producer in sales transactions. "In addition to being the top agents of the month, these associates closed over $1 million in volume," said Julia Stander, managing broker, in a press release. "I am very proud of their efforts and hard work."Kiran joins Engel & Vlkers Madeira BeachMADEIRA BEACH Engel & Všlkers Madeira Beach recently announced that Tammy Kiran will join its shop as a real estate advisor, dedicated to serving the specialized, residential property needs within the area. "Ms. Kiran brings years of experience in real estate to our team," said Cherie Pattishall in a press release. Pattishall is license partner of Engel & Všlkers Madeira Beach. "Our real estate advisors are very highly trained, dedicated to their professions and truly understand our clients' special needs in the high-end real estate market. I am sure that the Ms. Kiran will feel perfectly at home in our shop and will push us to even greater success."Weichert af liated of ces in St. Pete welcome new team membersST. PETERSBURG Weichert af liated of ces in the St. Petersburg area have recently added several individuals to the team. Shirin Hamadani joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors Equity. Also joining that of ce is Jennifer Anne Russell.Avery named top real estate agent for Keller WilliamsPALM HARBOR Real estate agent Jodi Avery recently received Top Individual Agent award for Keller Williams for 2017. This is the fth year in a row she has received the honor. It is Avery's last year to win this award, as she will no longer be an individual agent. She recently started the Jodi Avery Team located in Palm Harbor. Avery is known for doing things differently. "Avery is committed to providing the best real estate experience possible while always being innovative in her marketing practices," said Jessica Fox, Keller Williams team leader, in a press release. "This is one of the reasons she was recognized as the Tampa Bay Business Journal's Real Estate Business Woman of the Year 2016." Each year Avery releases "Jodi's A-list," a book with her best of the best service providers to clients and friends. She also has started "Giving Matters," an initiative that aims to recycle common household goods like clothing, equipment and furniture and turn them into impactful donations for local families and charities in need. Stephanie Hanks The Marcy Daniels Team Steve Puskas Tammy Kiran Jodi Avery

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14A Faith & Family Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 Worship calendar Church to present cantata LARGO "Hallelujah! What a Savior!", a cantata, will be presented Sunday, March 25, 3 to 4 p.m., at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. This free concert will be presented by the church's choir and musicians and will bring the Passion story to life through music and narrative. For information, call 727-584-8165 or visit www.stpaulumc.org.Griefshare support group to meetLARGO A Griefshare support group will begin meeting Tuesday, March 13, 1 p.m., in the Christian Life Enrichment Center at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. The group is free and open to those age 18 and older. Griefshare is a 13-week group designed for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. It offers an opportunity to share the journey through grief with others. Weekly meetings include informational videos, group discussion and support, and a workbook with personal study exercises to help you work through the grieving process. The cost of the workbook is $18. Those interested in attending should call church of ce at 727-584-8165. This group will continue through June 5.Church to present end-of-life planning seminar LARGO A free end-of-life seminar will be presented Monday, March 19, 6:30 p.m., in the Christian Life Enrichment Center at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. The seminar will include presentations and a question-and-answer session on health care, legal and nancial and funeral planning. For information, call 727-584-8165 or visit www.stpaulumc.org.CCW to host Lucky Ladies LuncheonCLEARWATER The Council of Catholic Women of St. Brendan Catholic Church in Clearwater Beach will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Lucky Ladies Luncheon on Thursday, March 15, at Msgr. Mulligan Hall, 245 Dory Passage, Clearwater. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. The event will feature games, cards and door prizes. Cost is $15 a person. All proceeds bene t local charities. To purchase tickets, visit the church of ce. For information, call Flo Kennelly at 727-253-4570. Concert to bene t FUMC Pack-a-Sack programCLEARWATER A Pack-a-Sack bene t coffeehouse concert will take place Thursday, May 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Clearwater, 411 Turner St., Clearwater. Admission is free. An offering will be taken to support the Pack-a-Sack program which provides weekend take-home food to schoolchildren who do not always have enough food at home to eat. Pack-a-Sack began at FUMC and has spread to schools throughout Tampa Bay. "This will be a fun night featuring classic rock, rhythm and blues and some contemporary worship songs performed by Crosswind, our amazing praise band," said band director Charlie Dickun in a press release. 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TAMPA – Red-haired ’80s pop sensation Tiffany will perform Sunday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., in Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800955-1045. Visit www. strazcenter.org. Tiffany charmed America with her legendary mall tour that gave a generation “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been.” From skyrocketing teen success, Tiffany settled in the tight-knit Nashville songwriting community in her adult years – which led to her acclaimed EP “Rose Tattoo” and latest album “A Million Miles.” Tiffany’s record “The Color of Silence” landed in Billboard’s Top 10 Best Albums of 2000. This storied singer appears with a pop-country concert packed with her greatest hits and more. Growing up in Norwalk, California, Tiffany had dreams of becoming a country singer at a very early age. She started singing the songs of her favorite country artists Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette and Emmylou Harris. By age 9 she was performing with her own band. The following year she was discovered by legendary country music songwriters Hoyt and Mae Axton, who first brought Tiffany to Nashville, Tennessee. Although she opened for country stars and performed on various Nashville television programs, major record labels were not interested in signing the young singer because of her age. She returned to Los Angeles, and within four years she became an international pop superstar going on to sell over 16 million albums. Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Joshua Radin to perform March 13 at Capitol TheatreCLEARWATER – Joshua Radin will perform Tuesday, March 13, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthe cap.com. Love and the complications surrounding it have long proven to be Radin’s songwriting forte. Though he never intended to be a live performer, there was little choice when the rst song he ever wrote, “Winter,” was featured on an episode of “Scrubs.” The resulting fervor around the song soon led to a record deal, and over the last decade, Radin has toured the world countless times, sold hundreds of thousands of records and topped the iTunes charts, earned raves from Rolling Stone Magazine to The Guardian, performed on “The Tonight Show,” “Conan” and more. He performed at Ellen DeGeneres’ wedding at her personal request and had his songs featured in more than 150 different lms, commercials and TV shows. Radin, born in Cleveland and now living in Los Angeles, released his latest studio LP, “The Fall” in 2017. “The Fall” is a 10-track collection of Radin’s personal stories told with raw, tremulous vocals with soothing and heartfelt songs. “‘The Fall’ is my seventh studio album but it’s the rst album I’ve produced myself, so this feels like the most honest work I’ve released in my 12-year career,” said Radin in a press release from Wilspro Artist Management. Special guest William Fitzsimmons also will perform. Fitzsimmons is known best for his hot songs such as “I Don’t Feel It Anymore,” “So This Is Goodbye,” and “It’s Not True.” Photo courtesy of CAPITOL THEATREJoshua Radin plays March 13 at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. Photo by ERIN BROWNWilliam Fitzsimmons opens the show with a set March 13 at Capitol Theatre. Photo courtesy of THE STRAZ CENTERThe Straz Center welcomes Tiffany, March 18. Photo courtesy of ROBIN TROWER PUBLICITY AND MEDIA RELATIONSRobin T rower plays Capitol Theatre March 8. See LOOKING AHEAD, reverse Tiffany to play Tampa’s Straz Center Looking ahead Clearwater “Carousel,” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II; Now through March 11, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $15 for students with current ID. Call 727-446-1360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org.  “What the Bellhop Saw,” March 8-25, in Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $24. For performance times and to purchase tickets, call 727-7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  Robin Trower, Thursday, March 8, 8 pm., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com.  Jim Breuer, Friday, March 9, at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $28. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com.  “Polish Joke,” by David Ives, March 9-25, 2018, at West Coast Players, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 a person. Call 727-437-2363 or visit wp.wcplayers.org.  The Irish Rovers, Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.,

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Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com.  The Texas Tenors, Sunday, March 11, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $30. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com.  Neil Berg’s 110 Years of Broadway, Monday, March 12, 1 and 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $18. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. rutheckerdhall.com.  Dance to the Movies, Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 727-7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  Joshua Radin, Tuesday, March 13, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com.  The Young Irelanders, Thursday, March 15, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $18. Call 727-7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  The Fab Four, Thursday, March 15, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $30. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com.  Michael Amante, Friday, March 16, at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 727-791-7400 or visit atthecap.com.  Doo Wop Reunion XVIII, Saturday, March 17, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $45. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  Celebrating David Bowie, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $42.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com.  Foreigner, Sunday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $53.25. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  O Sole Trio, Tuesday, March 20, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $18. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.  Mike + The Mechanics, Tuesday, March 20, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com.  Rodney Carrington, Thursday, March 22, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $44.75. Call 727-7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.Dunedin Dunedin Highland Games & Festival, Saturday, April 7, at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Visit dunedinhighlandgames.com.Largo “Sex Please We’re Sixty,” by Michael Parker and Susan Parker; through March 18, at Just For Laughs Dinner Theater, inside Havana Harry’s 2, 1999 Starkey Road, Largo. For performance times, ticket information or to make reservations, call 727466-6546 or visit justforlaughsdinnertheater.com.  “Annie Get Your Gun,” through March 18, presented by Eight O’Clock Theatre, at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $28.50 for adults, $13.50 for students age 22 and younger. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.  Come Back Alice, Friday, March 16, 7 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Admission is free. Visit largoarts.com.  It Was a Very Good Year: Frank Sinatra Tribute; Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.  Orlando Transit Authority: A tribute to Chicago; Saturday, March 24, 8 p.m., at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $21.50. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.  “Social Security,” by Andrew Bergman; March 24 through May 27, at Just For Laughs Dinner Theater, inside Havana Harry’s 2, 1999 Starkey Road, Largo. For performance times, ticket information or to make reservations, call 727-466-6546 or visit just forlaughsdinnertheater.com.  Georgette Jones, Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m., at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 727587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.  Jake Castro, Monday, March 26, 2 and 7 p.m., at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 727587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.  An Evening with Cher, Elton, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand and More: a variety style show featuring leading impersonators; Wednesday, March 28, 2 and 7:30 p.m., at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.Safety Harbor Primavera Music Festival, Saturday, March 24, noon to 10 p.m., at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. General admission is free, but attendees must register for tickets. Premium seating is available for $30. VIP passes are $125. For information and to reserve tickets, visit www.primaverafest.com.  Safety Harbor Songfest, Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. Tickets are $30 through March. Tickets prices increases to $35 in April. Visit www.safetyharborsongfest.com.  Brainquility Music Fest, Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. Tickets start at $55. Visit brainquilityfest.com.St. Pete Beach The 15th annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach. For information, visit www.artfestival.com.St. Petersburg “Marjorie Prime,” by Jordan Harrison; presented by American Stage Theatre, running through April 1, at Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by performance. For information and tickets, call 727-823-7529 or visit Americanstage.org.  Indigo Girls, Thursday, March 8, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $54.50. Call 727822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.  Pig Floyd: A Tribute to Pink Floyd; Sunday, March 11, 7 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $35. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypal ladium.org.  Audra McDonald, Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $45. Call 727-893-7832 or visit the mahaffey.com.  The Kingston Trio, Wednesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $22.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.  Tao: Drum Heart, Thursday, March 15, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $39. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.  1964: The Tribute; Friday, March 16, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $43.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.  Roy Book Binder with Damon Fowler, Friday, March 16, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $20 in advance. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.  Uncle John’s Band, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $15 in advance. Call 727-822-3590 or visit mypalladium.org.  Jason Mraz, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $59.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit thema haffey.com.  Cirque Eloize Saloon, Sunday, March 18, 7 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $29. Call 727-893-7832 or visit the mahaffey.com.  Million Dollar Quartet, Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $39. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.  Shen Yun, March 21-25, at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $24.50. For performance times and tickets, call 727-8937832 or visit themahaffey.com.  Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles; Sunday, March 25, 7 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $23. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypal ladium.org.  Guthrie Brothers: Scarborough Fair, Simon & Garfunkel Experience; Monday, March 26, 7:30 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $23. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.  Dennis Miller, Friday, March 30, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $39.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit thema haffey.com.  Nate Najar: Bossa Nova All Stars, Friday, March 30, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $30. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladi um.org.  Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, Saturday, March 31, 3 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $29. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.Tampa “Forever Plaid,” through March 11, in Jaeb Theater, at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $42. For performance times and information, call 813-229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org.  “The Color Purple,” March 6-11, in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $31. For performance times, call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  “HIR,” March 7 through April 1, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $15. For performance times, call 813-2297827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  The United States Army Field Band, Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m., in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Admission is free; however, all available tickets have been distributed. For information, call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www. strazcenter.org.  Lippo the Clown’s Small Family Circus, Saturday, March 10, 11 a.m., in Rehearsal Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $7.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcen ter.org.  Tampa Bay Symphony: East Meets West; Sunday, March 11, 2:30 p.m., in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $22.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcen ter.org.  Ana Gasteyer, Sunday, March 18, 7 p.m., in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $35.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-9551045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  Tiffany, Sunday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., in Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  “The Bodyguard,” March 20-25, in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $39. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  The Edwards Twins: An Evening with the Stars; Wednesday, March 21, 2 and 7:30 p.m., in Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $46.55. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  Disney on Ice: Reach for the Stars; March 22-25, at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets prices vary by show. For performance times, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com for tickets. For venue information, visit www.amaliearena. com.  Anna & Elizabeth, Monday, March 26, 7:30 p.m., in Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $30.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” March 27 through April 1, in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $46. For performance times, call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org.  Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled, Saturday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com for tickets. For venue information, visit www.amaliearena.com.  Lorde, Wednesday, April 11, 7 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $35.75. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster. com for tickets. For venue information, visit www. amaliearena.com. LOOKING AHEAD, from front

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Events  Movies  Classi eds Diversions Seminole Beacon, Section B, March 8, 2018  Visit www.TBNweekly.com Events  Movies  Classi eds Diversions Seminole Beacon, Section B, March 8, 2018  Visit www.TBNweekly.com “What the Bellhop Saw,” March 8-25, in Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $24. For performance times and to purchase tickets, call 727-7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Hat Trick Theatre presents a side-splitting, pants-dropping, door-slamming farcical adventure. Georgie Leach has checked in to the nicest hotel in New York City in order to romance the woman of his dreams. Instead of true love, he’s mistakenly involved in an international terrorist attack, stolen money and a ticking time bomb. Surrounding Georgie are the rest of the guests in the hotel: an accident-prone FBI agent, a neurotic writer, a fame seeking maid, a hell-on-wheels wife and a conniving bell boy. Can this motley crew of guests work together to stop the attack of a crazed terrorist?  “Hir,” March 7 through April 1, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $15. For performance times, call 813-2297827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org. Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from Afghanistan under unusual circumstances to help take care of his ailing father, who once ruled the house with an iron rst, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mother. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, and with Isaac’s newly-out transgender sibling Max as her ally, she’s on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy. But in this sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it. It leaves so many of our so-called normative and progressive ideas about gender, family, the middle class – and cleaning – in hilarious and ultimately tragic disarray.  “Polish Joke,” by David Ives, March 9-25, at West Coast Players, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 a person. Call 727-437-2363 or visit wp.wcplayers.org. This production will be directed by Rick Bronson. In this comedy about ethnic identity and the eternal American search to belong, Jasiu, a Polish-American, who has been taught not to value his own roots, decides to make his own. His adventures – alternately zany and heartbreaking – help him discover who he is and what it means to be a Pole.  The Irish Rovers, Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39. Call 727791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The legendary Irish folk group will bring its Unicorn Tour to Clearwater, returning for the rst time since 2013. Raising the spirit of St. Patrick at the Capitol Theatre, the band will celebrate the album that took them to the top of the charts 50 years ago. Since that rst big hit, the band returned to the charts 15 more times.  Pig Floyd: A Tribute to Pink Floyd; Sunday, March 11, 7 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $35. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www. mypalladium.org. Pig Floyd strives to perform technically accurate recreations of the music of Pink Floyd. In addition to the musical performance which is driven by Ron Howard’s cutting-edge vocals, the band also delivers a stage-worthy production complete with lights and lasers. The band covers songs from the vast catalog of Pink Floyd albums, including tracks from albums such as “Dark Side of the Moon,” “Wish You Were Here” and “The Wall.” Top ve diversions Photo courtesy of WALT DISNEY STUDIOSStorm Reid stars as Meg Murry in “A Wrinkle in Time.” Opening this weekend Disney Studios brings Madeleine L’Engle’s classic ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ to the big screen Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPE Tampa Bay NewspapersA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following lms opening in wide release:‘A Wrinkle in Time’Genre: Animation and family Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Storm Reid, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Chris Pine, Zach Gali anakis, Andre Holland, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Bellamy Young, Rowan Blanchard, Will McCormack and Michael Pena Director: Ava DuVernay Rated: PG From visionary director Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, examining the nature of darkness versus light and, ultimately, the triumph of love. Through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality and that the best way to triumph over fear is to travel by one’s own light. Meg Murry is a typical middle school student struggling with issues of self-worth who just wants to fit in. The daughter of two world-renowned physicists, she is intelligent and uniquely gifted, as is Meg’s younger brother, Charles Wallace, but she has yet to realize it for herself. Complicating matters is the mysterious disappearance of Mr. Murry, which has left Meg devastated and her mother broken-hearted. Charles Wallace introduces Meg and her fellow classmate Calvin to three celestial beings (Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit and Mrs. Who) who have journeyed to Earth to help search for their father, and together they embark on their formidable quest. Travelling via a wrinkling of time and space known as tessering, they are transported to worlds beyond their imagination where they must confront a powerful evil force. To make it back home to Earth, Meg must face the darkness within herself in order to harness the strength necessary to defeat the darkness rapidly enveloping the Universe.‘Gringo’Genre: Comedy and action Cast: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton and Photo courtesy of AMAZON STUDIOS/STX ENTERTAINMENTFrom left, David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton star in “Gringo.”Photo courtesy of THE ROOTS AGENCYThe Irish Rovers play Capitol Theatre March 10. See OPENING, page 8B Thomething Mithing?813-DENTISThappydentistry.com 8381 Seminole Blvd., Seminole  727-397-8800 4850 1st. 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2B Just for Fun Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Marcia P. Hoffman School announces summer musical CLEARWATER – The Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall will present “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” as its summer musical. Auditions will take place Thursday, May 31; and Friday and Saturday, June 1-2. High school students ages 14 to 18 are eligible to audition for all roles. For audition times and more information, call 727-712-2706. Performances will be Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m.; Friday, July 27, 7 p.m.; and Saturday, July 28, 2 and 7 p.m.; on the main stage at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets for the performances will go on sale soon. The play will be directed by Jack Holloway, drama department chair, with musical direction by Yohance Wicks, music department chair and director of the in-house Clearwater Chorus. Choreography will be done by dance faculty Christopher Liddell. “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” follows the infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London that is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. For information about the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts, visit www.HoffmanSchooloftheArts.com. Tuition assistance is available.The Rhythm Kings to perform songs from the moviesTARPON SPRINGS – The Rhythm Kings will present Music from the Silver Screen Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs. Admission is $18 for adults and $14 for Tarpon Arts members. For information, call 727-942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org. The Rhythm Kings, under the direction of internationally-known arranger/composer Dan Fox, are a 12-piece band plus vocalists. They regularly perform the great jazz and dance music from the 1920s and early 1930s, including Fox’s transcriptions and arrangements of original jazz records by Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and other legendary musicians and orchestras. For this concert, the Rhythm Kings will perform the songs and themes from famous movie soundtracks. Concert selections will include songs such as “Hooray for Hollywood,” “The Entertainer,” “Over the Rainbow” and “Puttin’ on the Ritz” as well as the themes from lms such as “Star Wars,” “Superman,” “Rocky” and “The Godfather.” Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau to perform at librarySAFETY HARBOR – Musical jazz duo Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau will perform Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N., Safety Harbor. Their mixed concert will introduce listeners to popular American selections from the 1920s through the 1980s, international cabaret selections, as well as musical bossa nova pieces from Brazil and France. Sonny and Perley, a talented husband and wife team, spent the last several years developing and perfecting their unique blend of jazz, bossa nova, American songbook standards, and international cabaret. The duo interpret and perform the material in their own inimitable artistic style that incorporates elements of education, history, art, culture, audience engagement, and artistic creativity. The concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Safety Harbor Library. For information, call 727-724-1525, ext. 4112, or visit www.SafetyHarbo rLibrary.com.Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center to welcome The Brothers FourTARPON SPRINGS – The Brothers Four will perform Friday, March 16, 7:30 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs. Admission is $35 for adults and $30 for Tarpon Arts members. For information, call 727-942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org. The Brothers Four, an American folk-singing group best known for their 1960 hit song “Green elds,” will celebrate 50 years of performing. The smooth musical sounds of The Brothers Four have delighted millions for ve decades, since their humble beginnings as four frat brothers at the University of Washington. Though the years have brought about several changes to the group, the brothers have pioneered the “folk revival” musical movement and are one of the very few groups from that era still performing today. The Brothers Four have serenaded four presidents at the White House, have played thousands of concerts throughout the United States and have performed in dozens of foreign countries.Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018 setSEMINOLE – This year, the Eureka Factory, Foundation for Community Driven Innovation and St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus will join forces to bring together two great events. The Gulf Coast MakerCon and the Pinellas Comic & Maker Con will combine to produce Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018, set for Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the Seminole campus of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole. This celebration of DIY inventive and artistic spirit is free and open to the public. The event showcases and supports the innovative and entrepreneurial efforts of area makers across a wide range of elds including mechanical, electrical, communications, transportation, hardware and software development, heritage crafts and trades, arts, music, gaming, modeling and simulation and STEM initiatives, as well as the art of cosplay, comics, anime and sci. CLEARWATER – The Irish Rovers will bring their Unicorn Tour to Pinellas with one performance Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The Irish Rovers have charmed and entertained audiences around the world with their exciting stage shows for nearly 50 years. The past year has seen them excite yet another generation by returning to the radio airwaves, expanding their visibility on YouTube and returning to the small screen with two television specials in the last two years. It was 50 years ago that The Irish Rovers had a breakout hit with “The Unicorn,” their second album. The album and title track took them from folk clubs in America to concert halls and television sets worldwide. This tour is a tribute to that collection of songs and one particular ditty that left a mystery for a generation, “Whatever happened to the unicorns?” The current tour supports the 2017 album release of “The Unicorn, The Continuing Story.” According to the Roots Agency, the story of the Rovers begins in 1963 in Canada, where the 16-year old George Millar and 23-year old Jim Ferguson, both new emigrants from Northern Ireland, met in Toronto at an Irish function. They ended up singing together until dawn. That night, the Irish Rovers were launched. They performed as a duo until George’s cousin, Joe Millar, immigrated to Canada the following year. Joe, who sang traditional ballads and played button-key, was recruited as he stepped off the plane. George’s musician father Bob Millar, who was also a button key accordion player, became the band’s rst manager. For the next several months he guided the new band which started their career playing folk song festivals, clubs, hootenannies, The Port o’ Call, and Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Hotel. George, Jimmy and Joe left Toronto for Calgary to stay with brother Will who was singing folk songs at Phil’s Pancake House which led to a daily Photo courtesy of THE ROOTS AGENCYThe Irish Rovers perform March 10 at Clearwater’s Capitol Theatre. 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Entertainment 3B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018CLEARWATER – Following a triumphant sold-out string of shows in Europe, Celebrating David Bowie recently kicked off the North American leg of the tour with a performance Feb. 10 in Silver Springs, Maryland. The tour – which features members of David Bowie’s bands including Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Gerry Leonard and Carmine Rojas – will make its way to Pinellas for one show Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $42.50. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. For a complete list of tour dates and more information including VIP packages, visit CelebratingDavidBowie.com. More than just a mere salute, Celebrating David Bowie keeps Bowie’s music alive with musicians who worked closely with him throughout his career and other top musicians greatly influenced by him. Mike Garson is the Celebrating David Bowie band leader after having made his mark on numerous Bowie albums, including his much talked about masterly solo on the “Aladdin Sane” track. Garson was Bowie’s longest and most frequent band member. They performed together for both Bowie’s rst and last concerts in the United States as well as 1,000 concerts around the globe in between. Legendary guitarist Earl Slick, who worked on landmark Bowie albums such as “Diamond Dogs,” “Young Americans” and “Reality,” is on board in North America along with Bowie band leader Gerry Leonard (A Reality Tour) and Bowie’s Let’s Dance/Serious Moonlight Tour bassist Carmine Rojas. Between them, they have over 30 years of experience of recording, writing and playing live with Bowie. Also joining the tour will be CdB 2017 standouts including vocalist Bernard Fowler, who is known for his work with The Rolling Stones, along with 2017 Grammy nominee Gaby Moreno, plus special guests and other former Bowie band members who may make surprise appearances along the way. The rotating ensemble with world class multi-instrumentalists changing song to song will perform a show highlighting elements that in uenced Bowie and that in turn Bowie in uenced: pop culture experimentation, art, fashion, science and futurism. Previous special guests on CdB shows have included Sting, Gary Oldman, Seal, Perry Farrell, The B-52’s’ Kate Pierson, Ewan McGregor, Simon Le Bon, Gavin Rossdale, La Roux, Joe Elliott, Mr Hudson, Gail Ann Dorsey, Spandau Ballet’s Steve Norman, Corey Taylor, Ian Astbury, Darren Criss, Tony Hadley, Living Colour, The London Community Gospel Choir and The Harlem Gospel Choir, among many others. David Bowie died in 2016 following an 18-month battle with cancer. His body of work – including 28 studio albums – along with his multi-generational in uence and his legacy of fearless innovation and endless reinvention will continue to reach new audiences and provide inspiration for years to come.Celebrating David BowieFeaturing members of Bowie’s bands, the North American leg of the tour includes a stop at Capitol Theatre Photo by JAMIE TRUMPER/MITCH SCHNEIDER ORGANIZATIONMike Garson is the Celebrating David Bowie band leader. Photo by JOE DEL TUFO/MITCH SCHNEIDER ORGANIZATIONEarl Slick performs as part of Celebrating David Bowie, coming to Capitol Theatre March 17. Ruth Eckerd Hall to present Doo Wop Reunion XVIIICLEARWATER – Doo Wop Reunion XVIII will be presented Saturday, March 17, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Guys should slick back their hair while the gals put on their poodle skirts. This annual concert event offers audiences an opportunity to cruise back in time to relive the greatest hits from America’s Doo Wop era. This year’s lineup will feature performances by Bobby Rydell, The Crests featuring Tommy Mara, Lou Christie and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Coasters. Bobby Rydell made his debut in the late ’50s as a rock and roll teen idol starring in movie roles such as “Bye, Bye Birdie” and plays such as “West Side Story.” He was a semi-regular on the “Red Skelton Show” and “American Bandstand.” His recording career earned him 34 Top 40 records, which puts him in the top ve of all single artists from his era. Rydell’s hits include the million selling singles “Volare,” “Wild One,” “We Got Love” and “Forget Him.” With the blessing of original lead singer Johnny Maestro, Tommy Mara took over the lead singing duties and today Tommy Mara and The Crests continue to wow audiences around the world performing many hit songs including “16 Candles,” which rose to No. 2 on the Billboard chart and sold more than one million copies. Born in Brooklyn, Mara has been dubbed the Pavarotti of Doo Wop. His brilliant career has encompassed three genres of music. Mara has performed with the who’s who in the music industry. Lou Christie’s chart-topping, multi-million selling career as a songwriter, recording artist and performer started in a two-track studio in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, his rural hometown near Pittsburgh. Born as Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco, his first million-selling song – “The Gypsy Cried” – transformed him from a teenage choirboy into a national teen idol. Through the 1960s, Christie followed his rst success with even greater successes. “Two Faces Have I” was his next big hit featuring his stratospheric falsetto. Christie forever embedded himself and his uniquely talented voice into America’s consciousness with his No. 1 multi-million selling success “Lightning Strikes.” His chart-topping success continued with two more million selling hits: “Rhapsody in the Rain” and “I’m Gonna Make You Mine.” “Down in Mexico,” The Coasters’ rst hit, was released in 1956. In 1957, the hit the charts with the double-sided smash “Young Blood” and “Searchin’” which put them on the road to a long career. It was 1958 when The Coasters released two of their biggest hits. “Yakety Yak” and “Charlie Brown” stayed on the Billboard Top 10 list for several weeks, with “Yakety Yak” sitting in the No. 1 spot followed by “Charlie Brown” at No. 2. 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4B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Pinellas prepares for St. Patrick’s Day fun By LEE CLARK ZUMPE Tampa Bay NewspapersLook around and you may discover leprechauns lurking amidst the palm trees and palmettos. As sure as jack-o’-lanterns herald Halloween and heart-shaped boxes crammed full of chocolate signal Valentine’s Day, those mischievous Irish fairies are one sign that St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. St. Patrick’s Day is the one day of the year when everyone can connect with their Irish side. Preparations are underway all around Pinellas to celebrate the holiday on Saturday, March 17. Area residents will soon be downing pints of Guinness while singing along to Irish drinking tunes such as “Whiskey in the Jar” and “The Wild Rover.” The aroma of corned beef and cabbage will waft from pub kitchens and everyone will be digging through their closets trying to nd green apparel. Many Tampa Bay area businesses and entertainment venues will mark the occasion with a sampling of Irish and Celtic performers. The Irish Rovers will bring their Unicorn Tour to Pinellas with one performance Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The Irish Rovers have charmed and entertained audiences around the world with their exciting stage shows for nearly 50 years. The past year has seen them excite yet another generation by returning to the radio airwaves, expanding their visibility on YouTube and returning to the small screen with two television specials in the last two years. Irish singer-songwriter Keith Harkin of Celtic Thunder fame will perform Saturday, March 10, 9 p.m., at The Attic, 1510 E. Eighth Ave., Tampa. Admission cost ranges from $35 to $55. Visit www.ticketfly.com/ event/1607480?utm_medium=459899. Harkin is on tour in support of “In the Round,” his new live solo release on Blue Elan Records. The album captures Harkin’s ability to electrify an audience while also showcasing a new musical direction for the artist. The album features two new tracks along with popular solo hits and a few Celtic Thunder fan favorites. The concert and interview vignettes will be released on DVD as well in March of 2018.The Young Irelanders will perform Thursday, March 15, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $18. Call 727791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall. com.The Young Irelanders comprise eight sensational performers who have Irish traditional music, song and dance running through their veins. Although still in their 20s and 30s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime. Between them they have performed for many heads of state including presidents of Ireland, U.S. presidents, the Queen of England, the president of China, Prince Albert of Monaco, Empress Michiko of Japan as well as performed at Radio City Music Hall, the Great Hall of the People in China, Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, the U.S. Capitol building, Fox Theatre in Detroit and the Pantages Theatre in L.A.The artists have also toured as lead performers with Riverdance and Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, been soloists on PBS specials, shared the stage with Bono and have collaborated with Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones) and Sting (The Police). Here’s a look at other St. Patrick’s Day events around Pinellas.TampaThe Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa will host a St. Patty’s Day event featuring drink specials, entertainment, games and fun Saturday, March 17, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., at 7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. Guests can purchase corned beef and cabbage for $15, corned beef sandwiches for $10, and $2.50 green Bud Light drafts. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. and will go on throughout the day with a live DJ starting at 8 p.m. Visit www.godfreyhoteltampa.com.Treasure IslandTreasure Island’s Sea Dog Brew Pub will host a family-friendly St. Patty’s Day Block Party Saturday, March 17, at 9610 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. Doors will open at 11 a.m. for an all-day festival featuring live music by The Dan Signor Project from noon to 4 p.m.; Modern Mayhem from 5 to 9 p.m.; and games such as cornhole, shuffleboard, foosball, and billiards. The restaurant will serve housebrewed Irish stout, Tullamore Dew whiskey shots, bangers, shepherd’s pie, Reuben sandwiches, Irish egg-rolls, and more. Modern Mayhem is a local Tampa Bay alternative and classic rock band, formed in 2007. The band members – Harry, Rich, Tom and Del – bring a powerful energy and sound to every gig they perform. Modern Mayhem rocks Tampa Bay with popular covers by artists like Kid Rock, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Sublime, 3 Doors Down, and more. Established in 2011, Lakeland-based music group the Dan Signor Project is well-known for their captivating vocals combined with classic, yet fresh, keyboard sounds. The band mix of rock, funk, jazz, and indie tones are made possible by members Dan Signor, who plays piano, bass, and vox; and Jerry Escobedo, who brings in the percussion sound and “good looks.” “We’re excited to kick off our rst, and what we hope to be, annual St. Patrick’s day event,” said Charles Breakiron, general manager and Treasure Island local. For information, visit seadogtreasureisland.com or call at 727-9547805. DunedinA two-day St. Paddy’s Day Festival will be presented Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, on Main Street and at Flanagan’s Irish Pub, 465 Main St., Dunedin. Attendees may enjoy green beer from beer trucks, liquor (served inside Flanagan’s), delicious Irish food, artwork and goods from Flanagan’s and vendors, and Irish music and entertainment. Following is a summary of the entertainment lineup: Friday, March 16  West of Galway – 4 to 7 p.m.  Whiskey Dregs – 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 17  Dunedin Pipe Band – Noon to 12:20 p.m.  Cage O’Hanlon – 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.  Scariff-Gilleoghan School of Irish Dance – 2 to 2:30 p.m.  Cage O’Hanlon – 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.  The Outpatients featuring the music of U2 – 3 to 5 p.m.  Cage O’Hanlon – 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.  Scariff-Gilleoghan School of Irish Dance – 7 to 7:30 p.m.  Clover’s Revenge – 7:45 to 8:50 p.m.  Dunedin Pipe Band – 9 to 9:45 p.m.  Clover’s Revenge – 9:50 to 10:50 p.m. Cage O’Hanlon will play on the Noel Cooney Stage inside Flanagan’s Irish Pub from 11 p.m. to midnight.Palm HarborA St. Patrick’s Day celebration will take place Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, at Peggy O’s, 1026 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. The doors will open at 11 a.m. On Friday, the entertainment will begin outside at 3 p.m. and will continue to 11 p.m. Inside, the entertainment will run from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Saturday, the celebration will get underway at noon both inside and outside. Festivities will continue through 11 p.m. outside and until 1 a.m. inside. The celebration will feature live local music, the Dunedin Pipe Band and Celtic dancers. For information, call 727-787-7734.ClearwaterThe 57th annual St. Patrick’s Tent Festival will get underway Friday, March 16, at O’Keefe’s Family Tavern and Grill, 1219 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. For information, call 727-442-9034 or visit okeefestavern.com. There will be corned beef and cabbage, green beer, bagpipes, Irish dancers and more. Entertainment will include performances by Irish Buskers, Greg Billings Band, Smooth D and the Boyz and Orlando Irish. 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5B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018St. Patrick’s Day is here. To celebrate, one can certainly binge on corned beef, down a pint or two of Guinness or display shamrocks in all of their Kelly green glory. But there are many other ways to celebrate Ireland and its rich culture and history. Music lovers who can’t pass up a good tune can use St. Patrick’s Day as an excuse to explore the music of Ireland and the many musicians who the island has spawned. U2: U2 formed in 1976 in Dublin, but it wasn’t until the group’s fth album, “The Joshua Tree,” released in 1987, that they became international superstars. That album produced U2’s only No. 1 singles to date in the United States, “With or Without You,” and “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.” However, the band continues to be a driving force in music as well as sociopolitical activism. U2 is made up of Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr., and Adam Clayton. Glen Hansard: Hansard was part of both The Frames and the duo The Swell Season and has recently been performing on his own and collaborating with many other musicians. Hansard was rst introduced to the world after appearing in the BAFTA-winning lm “The Commitments,” as well as starring in the lm “Once” with his The Swell Season partner Markta Irglov. The movie earned Hansard an Academy Award for the song “Falling Slowly.” Hansard cites Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Van Morrison as in uences. Van Morrison: Speaking of Van Morrison, he was born in Belfast as George Ivan Morrison in 1945. Morrison rose to prominence in the 1960s as the lead singer of the Irish R&B band Them. He then began his solo career in the late 1960s with the release of “Astral Weeks.” Morrison’s best-loved songs include “Brown-Eyed Girl,” “Domino” and “Wild Night.” Flogging Molly: While lead singer Dave King is a native of Dublin, his band, Flogging Molly, was formed in Los Angeles. A Celtic punk band with heavy-metal roots, Flogging Molly fuses traditional Irish music and rock. Before making it big, Flogging Molly was a weekly staple at Molly Malone’s pub in Los Angeles. Among the band’s most popular tunes is “If I Ever Leave This World Alive.” The Cranberries: Fronted by Limerick vocalist Dolores O’Riordan, who died suddenly in early 2018, The Cranberries have dabbled in indie pop, punk, Irish folk, and other musical elements. Their 1993 debut studio album, “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?”, became a fast commercial success. The Dubliners: Founded in Dublin in 1962, the band was originally known as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group and was instrumental in bringing lively Irish folk songs to Europe and elsewhere. The band spanned more than 50 years with various lineups and in uenced other Irish artists like The Pogues and The Dropkick Murphys. Beyond these performers, The Script, Thin Lizzy, Damien Rice, Stiff Little Fingers, Snow Patrol, and Enya are some of the other talented musicians to come from Ireland.Ireland is a small island nation, but its diminutive size does not mean it doesn’t have a storied history. Celtic in uences and Christianity have played a strong role in helping Ireland become what it is today. Prior to the arrival of Christianity, there was not much written history of Ireland, as much information was passed through rich but spoken tales. It’s believed the Celtic culture began to evolve in Ireland between 800 and 400 BC. The ancient Celts were various tribes living in several parts of Europe north of the Mediterranean. Although it’s easy to imagine Celtic warriors invading Ireland like the Vikings and Normans did many years later, historians believe the Celts integrated their customs more gradually through trade and travel. The last of the Celts to arrive in Ireland, the Goidelic and Gaelic, are perhaps best known for their in uences on the country. St. Patrick is revered and celebrated for bringing Christianity to Ireland, but in his book, “The Story of Ireland,” Irish author Neil Hegarty states that early Christians were most likely Britons who were brought to Ireland as slaves. In 431 A.D. Bishop Palladius arrived from Rome to minister to any “Irish believing in Christ.” However, St. Patrick is more widely credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Proximity to Britain put Ireland in the eyes of the monarchy. In 1167, Anglo-Normans under the direction of England’s King Henry II were able to take possession of the island. When Henry VIII became king in 1541, Ireland became formally united under the British crown. The area that would eventually be called Northern Ireland has seen its share of con ict. In 1601, Scottish farmers, craftsmen and other settlers arrived at the port of Donaghadee to create the Plantation of Ulster, a British (Protestant) settlement. Gaelic landowners were expelled, and this area would be in turmoil for a century to come. An effort to regain an Irish-controlled country and one that supported Catholicism became a common theme in Irish history. The Irish Catholic Confederation was one attempt to do just that, as was the Irish Rebellion of 1798. In 1829, Daniel O’Connell’s Catholic Association frightened the British with the threat of anarchy in Ireland. The Easter Rising in 1916, which seized key government buildings in Dublin, would help set the course for the Irish War of Independence. In this uprising, the Irish Republican Army fought against British security forces. As a result of this uprising, Northern Ireland, a small area of the island, was partitioned to become a British-controlled area. From 1916 to 1937, Ireland held the status of a dominion. In 1937, a new constitution was adopted and Ireland became a republic, though Northern Ireland remained under British control. Northern Ireland continued to be a conflict-driven portion of the island, and tensions boiled over when British soldiers shot 28 unarmed civilians during a peaceful protest on January 30, 1972, in Derry. Known as “Bloody Sunday,” or the “Bogside Massacre,” this incident was just one of many signi cant events that were ultimately referred to as “The Troubles.” More peaceful interactions have occurred in recent years thanks in part to the Good Friday Agreement signed in 1998. Today, Ireland ranks among the 25 wealthiest countries in the world. Though Irish history has its fair share of turmoil, the country has endured and is today among the most in uential nations in the world.Events that helped shape IrelandPopular Irish bands and solo artists 030818 GetOne FREE Green BeerWith entree purchase during St. Pats week long celebration. Not valid with any other offer. 030118 St. Patrick’s Day will be here before you know it, and as the many bars, pubs and restaurants get ready to celebrate the occasion, one popular local eatery is truly not messing around. Lucky Dill Deli A favorite destination of locals and visitors alike for many years, the crowd-pleasing Palm Harbor mainstay and its NYC bar are getting ready to present the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Tampa Bay area. Lucky Dill’s unprecedented seven-day celebration begins March 12th and continues through Sunday, March 18th. Tons and tons of food (literally) will be served throughout the weeklong bash, including 10,000 pounds of corned beef; 5,000 pounds of parsley potatoes; 5,000 pounds of cabbage; 1,500 pounds of baby carrots and 6,500 Irish soda rolls. There will be no shortage of delicious St. Patty’s dishes and options from Lucky Dill’s special Irish menu, such as classic corned beef and cabbage, corned beef sandwiches, Guinness Irish beef stew, sh and chips, shepherd’s pie and much more. Enjoy “tons o’ green beer” and savory food while bagpipers pipe, Irish step dancers dance, live Irish music plays and other live entertainment sets the festive vibe throug out the celebration – day and night. A swarm of talented bands will perform live throughout the event, including (The Irish Ramblers, who will be flown in from Ireland by Lucky Dill for the event. Other bands include Damien and Kenny, Celtic Conundrum, Patty O’ Furniture and Black Velvet band who will be performing during our Irish Whiskey tasting party on Thursday, March 15th. Bagpipers will perform all week. The event also features fire dancers, hula hoopers, face-painting, caricature and a lot of free prizes and giveaways – including Lucky Dill Deli gift cards; and cash prizes for the best dressed. You may even spot a Leprechaun or two. Don’t miss this massive incredible fun St. Patricks’ day celebration. For more information, call 727-789-5574 today. Visit www.luckydilldeli.com to view their regular menu, specials and more. Check out Lucky Dill’s Facebook page for a chance to win special prizes. PAID ADVERTISIMENT PAID ADVERTISIMENTBUSINESS SHOWCASETHE LUCKY DILL DELI 33180 U.S. 19 N., PALM HARBOR, FL 34684727.789.5574 € LuckyDillDeli.com € St. Pattys Day Bash: Monday March 12 Sunday March 18The Lucky Dill Deli and its NYC Bar kick o an enormous, eight-day St. Patricks Day celebration … the largest in Tampa Bay … on March 12. Call 727-789-5574 for more details.LUCKY DILL to hold massive St. Patricks Day celebration 030818

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6B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018ST. PETERSBURG – Multiple Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz is currently on the road for a 17-city live tour dubbed “An Evening with Jason Mraz, Solo Acoustic.” The tour will bring Mraz to the Tampa Bay area Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $59.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com. The tour kicked off at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and continues through March. For tour details, visit jasonmraz.com/tour. Mraz recently completed an extended Broadway debut run in the hit musical “Waitress.” Since getting his start 15 years ago performing in coffeehouses in his adopted city of San Diego, Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound to rapt audiences around the world through his recordings, vibrant live performances, and philanthropic efforts. Along the way, he has earned platinum or multi-platinum certi cations in more than 20 countries for his various releases, sold 48 million singles, made pop history with his record-breaking classic single, “I’m Yours,” racked up two Grammy Awards among six nominations, won a prestigious Hal David Songwriter Hall of Fame Award, performed in amphitheaters and arenas across the globe, and sold out such iconic venues as The Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden, and London’s O2 Arena. Mraz released “Yes,” his most recent studio album, in 2014. The way Mraz sees it, everything in life boils down to people saying “yes.” “Yes inspires creativity,” he explained in a press release. “It’s what allows creativity to occur. Yes is love. Yes is what gave us life. We’re all here because two people said yes.” Saying yes has given this singer, songwriter, musician, photographer, lmmaker, and social activist a life beyond his wildest dreams. His rst-ever acoustic album and fth album overall, “Yes” was written and recorded with his friends in the L.A.-based folk-rock band Raining Jane. “The whole album is the product of yes,” he said. “Whether it’s Raining Jane saying yes to our annual songwriting retreats, which led to this collection of songs, or my label giving us the green light to let them become my next album. If anyone on our journey had said no, we wouldn’t be where we are. ‘Yes’ really is the connector.”Mraz to bring acoustic show to Mahaffey Photo courtesy of ATLANTIC RECORDSThe Mahaffey welcomes Jason Mraz March 17.The event will feature exhibition drone races, electrathon car races, makers market vendors, young makers village, workshops and demos, a deconstruction zone, gaming expo and more. Gulf Coast Makers includes heritage makers such as blacksmiths, weavers and woodworkers; as well as music makers, transportation exhibits, garden tech and sustainability, 21st century tech, robotics and mechatronics and comic exhibits and costume contests. For information, visit GulfCoastMakers.com. Beach Party Boys to perform at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts CenterTARPON SPRINGS – The Beach Party Boys will perform Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs. Admission is $35 for adults and $30 for Tarpon Arts members. For information, call 727-942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org. This interactive Beach Boys tribute show will showcase hits such as “Good Vibrations,” “Sur n’ USA,” “Barbara Ann” and “Help Me Rhonda.” The Beach Party Boys reproduce the authentic look, instrumentation and vocal harmony of one of the world’s most famous bands and put on a family-friendly rocking good time that will leave audience members “California Dreamin’.”Allbritton to unveil new work at Clay and Paper GalleryDUNEDIN – The work of artist Cindy Allbritton will be featured during the Dunedin 2nd Friday Featured Artist Series Friday, March 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Clay and Paper Gallery of Art, 362 Main St., Dunedin. Allbritton paints photo realistic oil paintings. Many of her paintings depict local beaches. She will be unveiling her newest painting “Sun owers” at 5:30 p.m. Most downtown shops will be open until 8:30 p.m. for Dunedin 2nd Friday. Many will offer specials or wine tasting to shoppers. The event is free and open to the public. Call 727-736-0934, email claypaper@mac.com or visit www.claypaper. com.New Century Opera to present ‘The Marriage of Figaro’TARPON SPRINGS – New Century Opera will present its production of Mozart’s immortal romantic comedy “The Marriage of Figaro,” running March 23-28, at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs. Performances will be Friday and Wednesday, 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. Admission is $25 for adults and $20 for Tarpon Arts members. For information, call 727-942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org. Figaro and his anc, Susanna, are ready to marry, but their boss, Count Almaviva, has his own designs on Susanna. Based on Beaumarchais’s 18th-century farce, “The Marriage of Figaro” showcases some of Mozart’s greatest music and brings to life an engaging story which is simultaneously funny and deeply moving.Beach House Gallery to host Plein Air Paint OutDUENDIN – The second annual Plein Air Paint Out will take place Saturday, April 14, on Honeymoon Causeway in Dunedin. Organized by volunteers and staff of the Beach House Gallery in an effort to draw attention to the beauty of Dunedin and its pool of talented artists, the event will invite artists to paint scenes of sunbathers, kayakers, hammocks and palm trees and other familiar beach scenes using a variety of media from oils, watercolors and pastel and others. The public is welcome to view the painters in action. Following the Plein Air Paint Out, there will be a free reception from 5 to 7 p.m., at Beach House Gallery, 638 Skinner Blvd., Dunedin. The public will vote on their favorites and awards will be given to the top four paintings. Artwork will be on display in Beach House for the event, and many of the artists participating are represented by the gallery year-round. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 727-216-6322.Young guitar virtuoso Jake Castro to play Central Park Performing Arts CenterLARGO – As part of the Largo Lions Spotlight Series, talented 16-yearold Jake Castro will perform Monday, March 26, 2 and 7 p.m., at the Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Even at his young age, Castro has already become a dynamic, seasoned musician. At age 6, he set out on his performing career. Over the years, he has played all over the country at fairs and festivals, along with other varied events. On stage, he is joined by three lifelong professional musicians who have toured the world with some of the biggest names in the industry. His bandmates include drummer Tim Conway, bassist Doc Mambo and John Zych. Castro performs rock and roll oldies, latin rock, blues, country and funk. Concertgoers can expect to hear hits from artists such as Chuck Berry, The Eagles, Santana and many more.Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival setTARPON SPRINGS – The 44th annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou will take place Saturday and Sunday, March 25-25, in Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Festival hours will be Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5. There is no charge for children 11 and younger. More than 200 juried artists will be found beneath the trees and along the bayou. There will be live entertainment both days of the event. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There will be free shuttles and parking including wheelchair accessible. The shuttles will be running approximately every 15 minutes from Tarpon Tower, 905 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Tarpon Springs. This offers the best opportunity for parking. Collectible merchandise is available at the festival. The festival will take place rain or shine. Pets and coolers are not allowed. The boat ramp and parking lot at Craig Park will be closed. For information, visit www.TarponSpringsFineArtsFestival.com or call 727-937-6109. The committee for the 44th Annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival is looking for volunteers. As one of the largest outdoor art shows in Tampa Bay, the juried festival attracts approximately 15,000 visitors. There are multiple positions available including, but not limited to park layout, grounds set up, traf c control, gate admissions, seawall patrol, merchandise tables, beer tents, drink ticket sales, general show hosts. Volunteers are needed for both festival dates as well as the day prior – Friday, March 23 – for set up. Volunteers can access online sign-up at www.TarponSpringsFineArtsFestival.com. For information, email the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce at tarpon neartsfestival@gmail.com or call 727-937-6109.APUSA to host reception for juried exhibitST. PETE BEACH – The Acrylic Painters USA will host an art reception Wednesday, March 14, 5 p.m., at the Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. The exhibition will showcase 45 works of art out of 252 entries from Florida artists as well as submissions from 12 other states. Awards will be presented by Kerry Didday, president of APUSA, to the top 10 paintings selected. The exhibit was juried by nationally recognized artist Mark Mehaffey and will be on view through April 5. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For those interested in learning more about APUSA, the group will host its spring luncheon on Wednesday, March 21, at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. St., St. Petersburg. 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Entertainment 7B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018CLEARWATER – Foreigner will perform with the Dave Eggar Orchestra Sunday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $53.25. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. This will be the band’s rst appearance at Ruth Eckerd Hall since 2014. For information and a complete list of tour dates, visit www.foreigneronline.com. Foreigner is responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems such as “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold as Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Waiting for A Girl Like You,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Long, Long Way from Home” and the No. 1 hit “I Want to Know What Love Is.” The band continues to rock the charts more than 40 years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success. With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. In September 2017, Foreigner’s catalog sales were celebrated in Business Insider magazine as hitting the Top 40 among the best-selling music artists of all time. On April 27, Foreigner will release “Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus,” a live album, via earMUSIC. In May 2017, the band performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst van Tiel. The live album represents this yearlong collaboration between Foreigner founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones and Grammy nominated composing/arranging team Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer, exploring the deep symphonic potential of these classic and iconic songs. Eggar, Juilliard protg and cellist/pianist/composer; and Palmer, producer/writer/percussionist, have toured, performed and recorded with artists such as Paul Simon, James Taylor, Patti Smith, Coldplay and many more. The two sold-out shows in Switzerland have also inspired the current U.S. orchestral concert series which kicks off March 16 in St. Augustine. Together with The Dave Eggar Orchestra, Foreigner provides a once-ina-lifetime opportunity for U.S. fans to experience the band’s most popular hits in full orchestral sound. “I could never have imagined when I set out to create Foreigner 40 years ago that we’d still be touring around the world and performing the music we love all these years later,” said Jones in a press release. “Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer’s orchestral arrangements have shown us a new symphonic dimension of our music, which I hope our fans will enjoy.” Foreigner members include Mick Jones (guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums).Foreigner, Dave Eggar Orchestra to play Ruth Eckerd Hall Photo by KARSTEN STAIGER/VANESSA MENKES COMMUNICATIONSForeigner plans to release “Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus,” capturing a live sold-out 2017 performance in Lucerne, Switzerland. That concert inspired the band’s current U.S. tour which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall March 18.Ana Gasteyer to play Tampa’s Straz Center as part of 2018 Cabaret SeriesTAMPA – Stage and screen star Ana Gasteyer will perform Sunday, March 18, 7 p.m., in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $35.50. Call 813229-7827 or 800-955-1045. Visit www.strazcenter.org. Part of the 2018 Cabaret series sponsored in part by the Tampa Bay Times, the concert evokes the swagger of an era when a lady ruled a nightclub and an audience knew they were in for a good time. When Gasteyer steps up to the mic, the patter is real, the themes adult and the lyrics are timeless. The music swings like crazy. This six-season “Saturday Night Live” alum graduated from Studio 8H to Broadway, eventually landing in her ultimate element – the cabaret. A violin player from the age of 5, Gasteyer always had an ear for music and a knack for timing. Years later, after a formal education as a classically trained singer, she made the fateful discovery that she could get people laughing – and laugh they did. Eventually, Broadway came calling and Gasteyer spent several years belting out superstar vocals in shows like “Wicked” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” But she felt most at home crooning and chirping with a big band in a nightclub, amidst laugher and the inviting clink of ice in a glass. “Let it Rip” and “Elegant Songs from a Handsome Woman,” her acclaimed shows, earned praise from audiences and critics alike. From songs like “One Mint Julep” and “Proper Cup of Coffee” to a surprisingly smooth rendition of Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats,” Gasteyer’s saucy selections tell stories with humor, heartbreak and just a little splash of soda. Her vibe recalls that of a time when entertainers truly entertained, an era when a broad could bring home the bacon, wing a set of sultry standards and still be a gracious hostess. Photo courtesy of THE STRAZ CENTERAs part of the 2018 Cabaret series, Ana Gasteyer takes the stage March 18 at the Straz Center. Please RSVP by calling 727-393-7711. 4th Annual Caregivers Conference FINDING MEANING IN CAREGIVINGFriday, March 23, 20188:30am 4:00pm SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium 9200 113th Street N., Seminole, FL 337722018 Annual Caregivers Conference, "Finding Meaning In Caregiving," explores the many dimensions of caregiving. This conference will provide valuable information on ways to help caregivers balance health and stress along their journey.We will provide a free continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks, but you must register to attend by calling 727-393-7711. Speaker Presentations Include: Eileen Poiley, M.S. 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8B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Sharlto Copley Director: Nash Edgerton Rated: R An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, “Gringo” joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) nds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally con icted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth – or two steps ahead?‘The Hurricane Heist’Genre: Thriller and action Cast: Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Randy Couture, Melissa Bolona and Jamie Andrew Cutler Director: Rob Cohen Rated: PG-13 A crew of thieves plans the ultimate heist, to steal $600 million from the U.S. treasury facility located on the Gulf Coast of Alabama using a hurricane as their cover. When the storm blows up into a lethal Category 5 and their wellmade plans go awry, they find themselves needing a vault code known only by one female treasury agent, a need that turns murderous. But the treasury agent has picked up an unlikely ally, a meteorologist terri ed of hurricanes but determined to save his estranged brother kidnapped by the thieves. He uses his knowledge of the storm as a weapon to defeat the bad guys in this non-stop action/thriller. The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.‘The Leisure Seeker’Genre: Drama Cast: Francesca Archibugi, Francesco Piccolo, Stephen Amidon and Paolo Virzi Director: Paolo Virzi Rated: R Directed by Paolo Virz, “The Leisure Seeker” stars Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren and two-time Golden Globe-winner Donald Sutherland as a runaway couple on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call the Leisure Seeker. The couple travels from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.‘Thoroughbreds’Genre: Thriller Cast: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor Joy, Anton Yelchin and Paul Sparks Director: Cory Finley Rated: R Childhood friends Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily’s contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another’s most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’Genre: Horror Cast: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman Director: Johannes Roberts Rated: R A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and nd it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive. Johannes Roberts directs this horror film inspired by the 2008 smash hit “The Strangers.” Photo by CLAIRE FOLGER/FOCUS FEATURESAnya Taylor-Joy, left, stars as Lily and Olivia Cooke as Amanda in “Thoroughbreds,” a Focus Features release. OPENING, from page 1B Photo by DANIEL C. 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Entertainment 9B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018TAMPA – Jobsite Theater will present the absurd, subversive family comedy “Hir” (pronounced “here”) by Taylor Mac, running March 9 through April 1, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place, Tampa. Regularly priced tickets start at $29.50. For tickets and information, including performance times, call 813-2297827 or visit www. strazcenter.org. Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from Afghanistan to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mother. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, and with Isaac’s newly-out transgender sibling Max as her ally, she’s on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy. But in Mac’s sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it. The cast includes Robert Spence Gabriel, Ned Averill-Snell, Roxanne Fay and Salem Brophy. The show is directed by David M. Jenkins, who also provides sound, and features designs from Ryan Finzelber (set, lights) and Katrina Stevenson (costumes). Jobsite is also working with Massachusetts-based dramaturg Finn LeFevre to better tackle the play’s many complexities. Gabriel is a relative newcomer to the Tampa Bay area, having previously appeared as Crookfinger Jake in Jobsite’s “The Threepenny Opera.” This is Brophy’s professional theater debut, having recently graduated from Eckerd College under the tutelage of Gavin Hawk. Fay and Averill-Snell are no strangers to area stages: Fay has most recently been seen in Jobsite’s “The Tempest” and Averill-Snell in “Gloucester Blue.” “Hir,” the title, refers to a popular gender-free pronoun in the genderqueer community. “It’s not simply a reference to the character of Max, but a commentary on what it is all four of these characters are trying to do with masculinity,” said Jenkins in a press release. “Mac sets up a very traditional, very familiar-feeling kitchen-sink play – one that is positively hilarious -and then spins it on its axis, or maybe better stated tries to burn it all down.” Mac is a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, performance artist, director, and producer considered to be one of the world’s leading theater artists. Mac has performed at Lincoln Center, Chicago’s Steppenworlf, the Sydney Opera House, the Spoleto Festival, and MOMA. Mac is a MacArthur Fellow, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Drama, and is the recipient of multiple awards such as the Kennedy Prize, the NY Drama Critics Circle Award, a Guggenheim, and two Obies. Jobsite is the resident theater company at the Shimberg Playhouse. For information, visit www.jobsitethe ater.org.Jobsite Theater to stage production of Taylor Mac’s ‘Hir’ Photo courtesy of PRITCHARD PHOTOGRAPHY/JOBSITE THEATERRoxanne Fay stars as Paige in “HIR,” a Jobsite Theater production running through April 1 at the Straz Center. Pictured are, clockwise from top left, Roxanne Fay (Paige), Ned Averill-Snell (Arnold), Robert Spence Gabriel (Isaac), and Salem Brophy (Max). children’s TV show, “Just 4 Fun.” After their rst disastrous television appearance, the four Rovers headed off to “Americay,” landing in at San Francisco’s famous folk club “The Purple Onion” where they ended up headlining for an unprecedented 22 sold-out weeks. The folk clubs of California became the learning grounds for the young Rovers, and (through old-fashioned hard work and a wee bit of Irish luck) they were offered a recording contract with Decca Records. The success of “The First of The Irish Rovers,” their debut album, led to their second album, “The Unicorn.” At this time, the addition of Wilcil McDowell enhanced their sound. In 1968, the predecessor of the Juno Awards named The Irish Rovers Canada’s Folk Group of the Year. The following year, they received a Grammy nomination for Folk Performance of the Year. Through the 1970s and early ’80s, the Rovers brought their magic to television guest starring in several television programs, and then starring in three of their own television series: “The Irish Rovers Show” for the CBC, as well as “Party with the Rovers” and “The Rovers Comedy House.” They were also on Global Network in conjunction with Ulster Television in Ireland, which was syndicated around the world. In 2012, The Irish Rovers released “Drunken Sailor” on Rover Records. As well as featuring the title track, the album includes the single “Whores and Hounds” as well as a tribute to the great ship Titanic on its 100th anniversary. “The Irish Rovers Christmas,” a DVD and television special, was lmed in Canada on the ski slopes and in the streets and pubs of Banff National Park. It includes their live Christmas concert lmed at Chatham, Ontario’s historic Capitol Theatre, with musical guests from Ireland such as Morris Crum, Patrick Davey and Gerry O’Connor. With original members George Millar, and Wilcil McDowell, the band includes John Reynolds and Sean O’Driscoll who have been playing with the band for near 25 years. Will Millar left the group in 1994, and sadly Jimmy Ferguson passed away in 1997. In 2005 Joe Millar retired to the golf course, while his son, Ian, took up the family ranks. All members hail from Ireland. The Irish Rovers are still passionate about performing and will continue to tour and entertain their legions of fans. Like the Unicorn, the Rovers are legendary and magical, and a good time is guaranteed for all. IRISH ROVERS, from page 2B Following new album release, Texas Tenors to perform at CapitolPhoto courtesy of KATZ PRThe Texas Tenors take the stage March 11 at Capitol Theatre.CLEARWATER – Touring in support of their 2017 release “Rise,” The Texas Tenors will perform Sunday, March 11, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $30. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www. atthecap.com. Since their whirlwind debut nine years ago on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of accolades and awards – including three Emmy Awards. They have performed more than 1,000 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom and Shanghai, China. They also have performed collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the United States. They were recently named the No. 10 Classical Artist in the world according to Billboard magazine. From Bruno Mars to Puccini, Marcus Collins, John Hagen and JC Fisher treat audiences to a unique blend of country, classical, Broadway and current pop music. They use breathtaking vocals, humor and a touch of cowboy charm to create an unforgettable live show. The Texas Tenors have also used their talent beyond concert halls. They have been featured entertainers on NBC’s “The Today Show,” Hallmark’s “Home and Family” and the 28th annual Cinematheque Awards honoring Matthew McConaughey. Other notable performances have included NBA games, the PBR World Championships in Las Vegas and a variety of charity events. They are currently touring in support of “Rise,” their most recent release. “Rise,” released in September 2017, is a collection of timeless classics and original songs. The album features a 65-piece orchestra and full choir with original orchestrations. From John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” to “E lucevan le stelle” from Puccini’s Tosca, “Rise” showcases the wide-ranging talent of Fisher, Collins and Hagen, who pour their heart and soul into favorites such as “Desperado,” Bruno Mars’ “Just the Way You Are” and a stirring rendition of “God Bless America.” The new album also features a duet with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers on the iconic “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.” Along with the title song, The Texas Tenors debut several more originals including the haunting ballad “I Don’t Want to Let You Go” and the electrifying, boot-scootin’ “Bootdaddy.” Collins, Hagen and Fisher are always ready to give back and promote awareness for organizations near and dear to their hearts including The Child Fund International, Homes for our Troops and The Mission Project. All proceeds from downloads and streams of the lead single, “Rise,” which is available now at thetexastenors.com and iTunes, benefited victims of Hurricane Harvey through the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. “The devastation of Hurricane Harvey has impacted many of our loved ones,” said Collins in a press release. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by this catastrophic disaster. We believe that no matter the crisis or strife, we will all come together to lift each other up and rise to help those in need. “Our title song ‘Rise’ is inspired by the strength and perseverance of Americans in times of great adversity. It is only tting that 100 percent of all proceeds of the song will go toward supporting the ongoing relief efforts.” The Texas Tenors proudly remain self-produced and managed with a commitment to quality, family entertainment for all ages. Whether it be stage, television, recording or multi-media projects, these “three friends with a dream” never forget their roots. For a complete list of tour dates, please visit www.thetexastenors. com. For venue information, visit www.atthecap.com. Getting Married? Already Hitched? Submit Your 2016 and 2017 Wedding Photos to be Published Free in TBN’s monthly Bridal Guide. For information, email lmosby@TBNweekly.com. Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST6245 Seminole Blvd., (Alt. 19), SeminoleSunday Service………………………………….10:30AM Sunday School…………………………………..10:30AM Wednesday Testimony Meeting………...............6:30PM Reading Room – Before or After Any Service011118 Friday night Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete  345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.netBeth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation011118 Need Hope ??You Are Invited!Sundays at 10:30am Noon We’ve moved! 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10B Outdoors Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018Cooler weather slows snook bite downLast weekend’s cold front was a de nite indication of change. Soaring water temperatures have quickly been put back in their place from what we normally should see for this time of year. The reality is that things were happening much too quickly and at the pace we were on we would have been shing in mid-summer patterns in April. As it sits right now our bay water temperatures are around 65 degrees and as we brace for what appears to be a steady dose of cold fronts we might not see 70-degree water for at least a couple of weeks. The cooler water has slowed the snook bite down from a week ago. With the season opening the first of March, anglers should concentrate their efforts for a chance at good-sized sh around bridges and creek mouths during the warm part of the day. Cast slow sinking jerk-baits or weighted shad style lures. Trout are thriving in the cooler water. A lot of good sized trout have returned to the shallows during the mid-afternoon incoming tide. Target spoil island dropoffs and mullet schools as they work their way onto the ats. Live sardines are best, however soft plastic jigs in shrimp colors will catch plenty of trout. Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail.com. To get a sh photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to edito rial@TBNweekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wallerstein The great outdoorsLights out: Keep beaches dark for nesting turtlesAccording to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, keeping beaches dark at night and free of obstacles will help sea turtles during their nesting season. The nesting season in Florida began March 1 and will continue through the end of October. Bright artificial lighting can misdirect and disturb nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings, so beachgoers should avoid using ashlights or cellphones at night. Turning out lights or closing curtains and shades in buildings along the beach after dark will ensure nesting turtles are not disturbed as they come ashore and hatchlings will not become disoriented when they emerge from their nests. Clearing away boats and beach furniture at the end of the day and lling in holes in the sand are also important because turtles can become trapped in furniture and get trapped in holes on the beach. Florida’s beachfront residents and visitors taking these actions will help conserve the loggerhead, leatherback and green sea turtles that nest on the state’s coastlines. “Keeping Florida’s beaches dark and uncluttered at night can help protect sea turtles that return to nest on our beaches,” said Dr. Robbin Trindell in a press release. Trindell heads the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s sea turtle management program. “Many agency partners, such as nature centers, marine turtle permit holders and local governments, contribute greatly to sea turtle conservation. But caring beachgoers can also make a signi cant difference in helping nesting and hatchling sea turtles survive.” Exactly when sea turtle nesting season starts depends on where you are in Florida. While it begins in March on the Atlantic coast from Brevard through Broward counties, it starts later in the spring, in late April or May, along the northeast Atlantic, the Keys and Gulf coasts. Wherever you are, other ways to help sea turtles include properly disposing of fishing line to avoid entanglements, and reporting those turtles that are sick, injured, entangled or dead to the FWC’s Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922 or #FWC or *FWC on a cellphone. Purchasing a Helping Sea Turtles Survive Florida license plate at Buyaplate.com contributes to sea turtle research, rescue and conservation efforts. People also can donate $5 and receive an FWC sea turtle decal. Visit MyFWC.com/SeaTurtle for more information on Florida’s sea turtles, and click on “Research,” then “Nesting” for more data on sea turtle nesting. Photo courtesy of FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFEKeeping Florida’s beaches dark at night and free of obstacles helps loggerhead turtles during nesting season. The season runs from March 1 through Oct. 31.Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS – Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursday, March 8, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Registration only required for children and not the accompanying adult. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.Hike to explore Brooker’s native plantsTARPON SPRINGS – The Native Plants Guided Hike will be offered Friday, March 9, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. James Stevenson, a UF/IFAS Pinellas Extension Natural Resources Agent, will explore the fascinating plants found at Brooker Creek Preserve. Stevenson will identify wild owers, ferns, epiphytes, trees and more. The ecology of various plant communities also will be examined. This hike is best suited for adult participants. The hike is free. Registration is required. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercree kpreserve.eventbrite.com.AFC to present Hook Kids on Fishing programTARPON SPRINGS – In partnership with Tarpon Springs Recreation, Anglers for Conservation will coordinate AFC’s Hook Kids on Fishing program on Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. to noon, at Spring Bayou in Craig Park, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. Kids ages 6 to 16 are welcome along with their parents. The rst 40 kids registered may receive a free rod and reel. Registration is required. To register, call 727-942-5628. These conservation-minded programs teach casting, shing safety, knot tying, the tackle box, catch and release tactics, shing habitat and conservation. The programs are taught by professional guides and knowledgeable anglers. Parent or guardian must accompany attendees. Additional community sponsors include the Anglers for Conservation, Fish Florida Foundation, Coastal Angler Magazine and Aylesworth’s Fish & Bait. The Hook Kids on Fishing program is a product of the Anglers for Conservation, a nonpro t-501(c)3 whose mission is to inspire new generations of marine stewards through education, conservation, and community outreach. Volunteers are needed and donations are greatly appreciated. If you’re interested in volunteering for or sponsoring this event, email Mike Conneen at mike@anglersforconservation.org or visit www.anglers forconservation.org.Brooker to host bird hikeTARPON SPRINGS – The Birds of Brooker hike will be offered Saturday, March 10, 8 to 10 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Birds seen and heard will be identi ed while attendees meander along a 1-mile trail gathering information. All ages are welcome. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Children 5 and younger may nd this hike challenging. Volunteer hike guides will meet participants outside the exhibit hall 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Attendees should wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, sneakers or boots. Insect repellent is strongly recommended. Hikers also should bring plenty of drinking water and a snack. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also recommended. Registration is required. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercreek preserve.eventbrite.com.Friends of Brooker to lead night hikeTARPON SPRINGS – The Friends of Brooker Creek will host a night hike Saturday, March 10, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Hikers will journey along the Education Center Trail. The hike is open to the public and limited to 20 guests. Cost is a $3 per person donation. Participants should meet at the main parking lot. Preregistration is required. To register, visit www.brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. For information, email fobcp@tampabay.rr.com or call 727-934-2680.Brooker to host guided hikeTARPON SPRINGS – The Nature of Change, a free guided hike, will be offered Sunday, March 11, 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Brooker Creek Preserve is the largest natural area in Pinellas County where changes in weather, seasons, water levels and human impact result in a different experience each time you visit. Attendees will explore what change brings on this 1-mile hike along trails and boardwalks. Registration is required. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercreek preserve.eventbrite.com.Narrows Environmental Education Center to host Look Alive Bird ShowLARGO – The Look Alive Bird Show will be presented Sunday, March See GREAT OUTDOORS, page 16B C I T Y W I D E G A R A G E S A L E CITYWIDE GARAGE SALESaturday, March 10 8am-2pm All fees are waived. GOODWILL truck in the parking lot. 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Classi eds 11B Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 1. House Sales BELLEAIR 3BR/2.5BA Screened Pool, 1 Car Garage. $399,900 Equity Pro Realty Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400 INDIAN ROCKS BEACH PRIME HARBOR DRIVE AREA FOR SALE BY OWNER Walk to Beach. Large Florida Room, 2BR/2BA/1CG, Many Updates. Beautiful Tropical Lot. Asking $374,500 Broker/Owner. (727)595-7592WE BUY HOUSES! FINDER'S FEE $500 FOR REFERRAL THAT WE BUY AND CLOSE ON!If You, Or Anyone You Know, Is in A Tough Spot— And Needs To Get Out Of Their House, I WILL PAY CASH TODAY For Their Home! TEXT or Call Sylvie (727)304-5813 LARGO 3BR/2BA/2CG Split Plan W/Eat-in Kitchen, 1,500SF/MOL, Fenced Yard. New Roof, Across From Pinecrest Golf Course $270,000 (727)584-8702 or (727)460-1057 No Realtors 2. Real Estate Services STOP! CALL US FIRST!We Will Buy Your Home Today and Pay All the Cost!! Sinkhole, Probate, Foreclosure, Burnt Out Landlord, ANY Situation. (727)669-0287 ActionJacksonBuysHouses.com LIST YOUR HOME FOR4% COMMISSION in MLSGiving 2.5% to Buyer Agent Linda & Bridd 1.5%Two Month Listing Contract Bridd & Linda Bone, (727)365-5256 lindaTbone@gmail.com Market is HOT! NOW is the time to put your home on the market. Multi-million Dollar ProducerCharles Rutenberg Realty 012518 SELL YOUR HOME TODAY! No Realtor Commissions, No Fees We Pay All Closing Costs No Need for Repairs Any Situation, Any Price No Deals Falling thru Due to Inspection or Financing Issues We Always Pay Cash We Are Local Home Buyer's Based in Pinellas County CALL US NOW AT(727)202-2770 Pinellas Cash Buyers www.PinellasCashBuyers.com 011818We Handle ALL Your Real Estate Needs Your Property Management Experts!  Selling Your Home  Purchasing a Property  Snowbird Services Call Us Today for One Month Free Property Management Service! 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12B Professional Services Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7AM 1PM 10517 Blossom Lake Drive, Seminole, 33772 Furniture, French Provincial, Marble Coffee Table, Vintage Jewelry (Costume and Finer Pieces), Old Watches, Scout Badges (1970’s), Old 45 Records w/Sleeves, Albums, Vintage Bone China (Jyoto), (Majesticware-Vegetable Patch Pattern by Sakura), Fine China Service for 8, Glassware, Copper, Vintage Princess House Crystal, Punch Bowl Set in Box, Hull, McCoy Pieces, Vintage Leblanc Paris Wood Clarinet in Original Case, Old Pictures, Many Old Cook Books, Misc. Books, Vintage Women’s Hats, Fabric, Linens, Lefton Pieces, Figurines, Vintage Toys. Many Items,Too Numerous to Mention! FLEA MARKET FLIPPERS! SEMINOLE FRIDAY-SATURDAY 8AM-3PM. 11686 Irving Ave. Heavy Duty Tools And Hand Tools, Car Jacks, Hubcaps, Rods, Reels, Anchors And Propellers, Electronics, Household, Miscellaneous. 975. 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14B Professional Services Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 CHARLES TRASH HAUL & DEMOLITION Make & Choose Your Own Price! Debris, Trash, Junk Hauling, Garage Clean Outs. Lowest Rate! (727)520-4490 www.Charlestrashhauling.comFAST AFFORDABLE JUNK REMOVALYou Call We Haul! Kitchen/ Bath Demo’s. Free Estimates (727)7430029 www.RodsJunkHauling.com DUTCH VIKING DEMO HAUL & DUMP You Fill or We Fill. Drop Off or Same Day. Family Owned & Operated. Free Estimates (727)543-1115 BIG JIM'S ECONOMY HAULING Prompt, Professional, Reliable. Free Estimates, Senior Discounts. Debris, Cleanups, Tear Downs. We Love SMALL & Big Jobs! Support Small Local Business www.bigjimseconomyhauling.com INSURED(727)520-3311 AFFORDABLE HAULINGDrop Off Trailers for Your Trash. Easy to Load. Licensed & Insured (727)698-3594 HAULING AND FREE SCRAP REMOVAL SERVICE Home, Shop, Of ce & Yard Clean Outs. We Do It All! (727)251-1090 House/Pet Sitting HOUSE, YACHT, PET SITTING Discreet and Professional. 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11, 1 to 2 p.m., at the Narrows Environmental Education Center, 11901 146th St. N., Largo. Attendees will get a glimpse at the world of Florida’s fabulous ighted hunters. The show details the amazing adaptations that raptors use to exploit the natural world for their gain. The show includes owls, hawks, falcons and Sarge, the center’s own bald eagle and the star of the show. Cost is $3 a person. For information, call 727-5183047.Hike to explore Brooker’s wildlifeTARPON SPRINGS – The Wildlife in the Preserve Hike will be offered Friday, March 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Hikers will join an experienced naturalist for a journey along boardwalks and natural trails at Brooker Creek Preserve. This will be a learning experience for everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring binoculars and questions. Volunteer hike guides will meet participants in the lobby of the education center 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Attendees should wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, sneakers or boots. Insect repellent is strongly recommended. Hikers also should bring plenty of drinking water and a snack. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also recommended. The hike is free. Registration is required. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve. eventbrite.com.Spring Family Campout set for Bonner Nature ParkLARGO – The Spring Family Campout will run from Friday, March 16, 4 p.m. to Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m., at Bonner Nature Park, 14444 143rd St. N., Largo. The overnight event will feature a cookout, roasting marshmallows around a camp re, breakfast and more. Cost is $12 a person. Children 2 and younger are free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Campers must bring a tent and camping gear. Reservations are required. To reserve a spot, call 727-518-3047.Marine yard sale to bene t Eckerd College Search and RescueST. PETERSBURG – Tampa Bay area boaters looking for good prices on used sailboats, powerboats, electronic equipment and motors are invited to attend the 32nd annual Marine Yard Sale on Saturday, March 17, 9 a.m. to noon, at Eckerd College’s Waterfront Complex, 4200 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg. Proceeds from the event will bene t Eckerd College Search and Rescue, a student-volunteer maritime search and rescue team. The college will be open to guests perusing hundreds of secondhand offerings and meeting the team of highly trained volunteer students and alumni who provide maritime search and rescue to Eckerd College and the Tampa Bay area boating community. All EC-SAR team members receive extensive training in basic radio communication skills, seamanship, technical rescue, emergency medicine and navigation. Students and staff provide a no-fee service to the entire Bay area with more than 600 assists performed every year.Narrows Environmental Education Center to host Look Alive Bird ShowLARGO – The Look Alive Bird Show will be presented Sunday, March 18, 1 to 2 p.m., at the Narrows Environmental Education Center, 11901 146th St. N., Largo. Attendees will get a glimpse at the world of Florida’s fabulous ighted hunters. The show details the amazing adaptations that raptors use to exploit the natural world for their gain. The show includes owls, hawks, falcons and Sarge, the center’s own bald eagle and the star of the show. Cost is $3 a person. For information, call 727-5183047.Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS – Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursday, March 22, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Registration only required for children and not the accompanying adult. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www. brookercreekpreserve.org.Brooker Creek to offer extended hikeTARPON SPRINGS – An extended hike will be offered Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. The hike will range from 2.8 to 4 miles. Hikers will look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Hike trails will be determined by trail condition. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome. Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 10 may nd this hike challenging. Volunteer hike guides will meet participants in the lobby of the exhibit hall 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Insect repellent is strongly recommended. Hikers also should bring plenty of drinking water and a snack. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also recommended. The hike takes about three hours to complete. Registration is required. Call 727-453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com.16B Outdoors Seminole Beacon, March 8, 2018 GREAT OUTDOORS, from page 10B Rebecca Martin, MSN, A.R.N.P., FNP-C ~ Minor Emergencies ~ ~ Family Practice ~ ~ Virtual Concierge Medicine ~ ~ B12 Shots ~ ~ Bioidentical Hormones ~ ~ Weight Loss Shots ~ ~ Telemedicine ~ 9303 Seminole Blvd. Suite A, Seminole, FL 33772 727-272-1844011118 School & Sports Physicals 020818 Lic. #C89023201 Tyrone Blvd. N., St. PetersburgCambria Silestone Granite C o u n t e r t o p s CountertopsFull Interior RemodelingFamily Owned  38 Years Experience 2801 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 Floor Tile Wall Tile Backsplash Tile Carpet Laminate Wood 727.851.9937 7 2 7 3 6 0 8 1 5 9 727-360-8159 w w w k i t c h e n s b y w h e a t o n c o m www.kitchensbywheaton.com S h o w r o o m / D e s i g n C e n t e r Showroom/Design Center  Plywood Construction  Dovetail Wood Drawers  Soft Close Glides Five Star Quality  Excellent Reviews  Satis ed Customers  Topnotch Workmanship011118Across from Tyrone Mall www.ToppTile.com

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