Misa en Español SEMINOLE – St. Justin, Martyr Catholic Church recently added a Misa en Español every Saturday at 6 p.m.
Other Masses are presented Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. (in English); and Sunday, 7 p.m. (in Portuguese). Daily Mass is at 8:30 a.m., preceded by the Rosary.
The Rev. Gerald Hendry is the Pastor.
St. Justin, Martyr is at 10851 Ridge Road in Seminole.
For information, call 397-3312 or visit stjustinmartyr.net.
Monthly bluegrass concerts PALM HARBOR – The Stump Hollow Bluegrass Band hosts monthly bluegrass concerts followed by an open jam on fourth Saturdays, now through April 23, 1 to 3 p.m., on the back lawn of the Palm Harbor Museum, 2043 Curlew Road.
Nar-Anon meeting OLDSMAR – A Nar-Anon group meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., at United Methodist Church, 207 Buckingham Ave.
Nar-Anon, a 12-step support group for families and friends of addicts, is a worldwide fellowship that offers help by sharing experience, strength and hope. The group is designed for those affected by someone’s addiction.
For additional information, visit naranonfl.org or call 1-888-947-8885.
Pierce Street Market CLEARWATER – Pierce Street Market takes place Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October through May, by the Clearwater Harbor Marina, under the Memorial Causeway Bridge.
It features a curated lineup of food trucks, local artisans and independent businesses selling jewelry, clothes, vintage items, crafts, food products and more.
Local businesses interested in participating may apply on the market’s website, piercestreetmarket.com. LocalShops1 artist and business members receive reduced vendor fees. For information, email Natalie Nagengast at email@example.com.
Preserve workday TARPON SPRINGS – A preserve workday will take place Saturday, Nov. 28, 8 to 11 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road.
Citizens can join the Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve to remove exotic vegetation and nuisance plants from the preserve. Participants are asked to bring work gloves, clippers, shovels, handsaws and loppers. This is hard work and recommended for strong volunteers ages 12 and older. Water and snacks provided.
For additional information, call Evan Earle at 515-9545.
Republican Club translation services CLEARWATER – The Hispanic Republican Club of Pinellas County offers translation services, citizenship classes and other assistance on Saturdays at its office at 1167 Woodlawn St. The office is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All services are free of charge.
Other services include notary public, legal consultation, English as a second language classes and voter registration.
For information, go by the office, call Chely Hernandez-Miller at 434-4008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Night Dinners LARGO – Saturday Night Dinners are served 5 to 8 p.m., with music by various artists weekly, 7 to 11 p.m., at American Legion Post 119, at 130 First Ave. SW. in Largo. The cost is $7.25 and includes bacon-wrapped filet mignon served with a house salad, baked potato and rolls.
Shopapalooza Festival ST. PETERSBURG – Acrobatic performers, strolling entertainers and more than 125 local businesses will fill downtown St. Petersburg to celebrate the biggest buy local celebration in Tampa Bay during LocalShops1’s Shopapalooza Festival, set for Saturdays, Nov. 21 and 28, 10 a.m. to sunset, at South Straub Park, 250 Bay Shore Drive NE.
Admission is free. The annual event, known as Tampa Bay’s local alternative to Black Friday, features swag, sales and prizes from more than 125 independently owned businesses and artists in the Tampa Bay region.
The event also features live entertainment, demonstrations and more. Also represented at Shopapalooza are some of the area’s top arts institutions and nonprofit organizations, including the Mahaffey Theater, American Stage Theater and CASA.
This year’s entertainment includes specially choreographed acrobatic performances by Cirque City in Clearwater, strolling entertainment by Ciara Carinici’s theatrical troupe, DJ MC White, and more.
Special sections will include the Children’s Zone, sponsored by Great Explorations Children’s Museum, featuring plenty of activities and crafts as well as local businesses offering clothing, toys, gifts and services for parents, babies and children.
Other sections include an expanded Artists Village and a silent auction to benefit The Kind Mouse Productions.
“Shopapalooza is a way to celebrate and spotlight the great independent businesses that make Tampa Bay such an amazing place,” said Ester Venouziou, LocalShops1 founder, in a press release. “It gives consumers the opportunity to kick off the holiday shopping season by shopping locally.”
Spanish-language services CLEARWATER – The outreach office of the Pinellas County Hispanic Republican Club, 1161 Woodlawn St., is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide services to people for whom Spanish is their primary language.
All services are free.
Assistance is available for Translations, Notary public, Legal consultation, English as a second language classes, Citizenship classes and Voter registration.
Wine walk TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Merchants Association will host a wine walk on Saturday, Nov. 28, 4 to 9 p.m., starting at the Chamber of Commerce, 111 E Tarpon Ave.; or Wine at the Docks, 828 Dodecanese Blvd.
This event will include more than 35 merchants throughout the city of Tarpon Springs. Participants will receive a souvenir wine glass and visit various merchants for wine tastings, appetizers, prizes and special offers.
There will be a shuttle to bring participants to the various destinations. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at www.tarponspringsfloridausa.com, the chamber office or Wine at the Docks. Tickets are $25 the day of the event.
Corey Sunday Market ST. PETE BEACH – The popular Corey Avenue Sunday Market is open Sundays, October through May, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The market, features 50 to 80 vendors who sell a variety of locally produced and homemade items including produce, plants, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, hand crafts, eco-friendly and fair trade products.
This season will be the second that Tampa Bay Markets has managed the market in conjunction with the Corey Avenue Business Association.
Heralds of Harmony performance LARGO – The Heralds of Harmony concert will take place Sunday, Nov. 29, 2:30 p.m., at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave.
Tickets cost $20. Call 584-8165 or visit www.stpaulumc.org.
The Heralds of Harmony are one of the top all-male a cappella singing groups in the world. The group has won the Florida district competition seven times and placed ninth in international competition this year. The concert, billed as “A Tapestry of Harmony,” will include favorites of the chorus, some Christmas songs and performances by one of their top quartets.
Proceeds of the event will support the ministries of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
All ticketholders in attendance at the concert are eligible to win a drawing for three days/two nights at Sheraton Sand Key Resort and a $100 gift certificate to the Beachcomber restaurant in Clearwater Beach.
Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the end of April on the grounds of the Town of Indian Shores Municipal Center at 19305 Gulf Blvd.
Paddleboard yoga ST. PETE BEACH – Residents will have an opportunity to strengthen their core and find relaxation on the water with paddleboard Yoga at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center. Classes are held on Sundays at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and on Mondays at 7:30 p.m.
The class is good for first-time paddlers or those looking to expand their existing practice. Each class will include basic paddling instruction and gentle yoga on the water.
Reservations are required. Limited space is available.
The cost is $15 for St. Pete Beach residents or $17 for a nonresident.
To reserve your spot call the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center at 363-9264.
Photos with Santa CLEARWATER – Humane Society of Pinellas’s Photos with Santa will take place Sunday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590.
The organization encourages people to keep the tradition alive and bring their family (furry and human) to visit with Santa and make memories that will last a lifetime. Participants may dress their pet up and use one of the organizations many costumes or keep it simple. All pets, big and small, are welcome.
Cost is $15 for setup and first pose and $10 for each additional pose.
The Humane Society of Pinellas Inc. is Pinellas County’s largest no-kill animal shelter. Located in Clearwater, HSP is a 501(c)3 organization that has been caring for the homeless pets in the community for more than 60 years.
United Ostomy support ST. PETERSBURG – The United Ostomy Associations of America affiliated support group of St. Petersburg will meet Sunday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m., in the auditorium at St. Anthony’s Hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. N.
All ostomates, new or experienced, are invited to attend the meeting. A guest speaker from a U.S. ostomy manufacturing company based in Pinellas will be on hand. Sheri Hardy from SecuriT will be showing us the latest available products.
For information, call Bill at 657-0998; Letty at 522-3637; or Millie at 687-7584.