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5 Things to Know This Weekend: Art Walk, Film Screening, Gulfport Pirates

It's the weekend! So get out in Gulfport and enjoy it. Here's what you need to know this weekend.

Art Walk: The Third Saturday Art Walk kicks off at 6 p.m. and will feature a street performer as part of the art initiative by the Gulfport Merchants Association. That's right, come out to shop and be entertained in downtown Gulfport.

Film Screening: Stop by the Art Village Courtyard at 8 p.m. Saturday night for a free screening of "A Rose for Cecile." The short film was shot in the Alley of the Arts in July and was submitted as part of the 48-hour-film project. Now, the public can come see what local artists and actors produced.

Gulfport Pirates: Everyone is invited to the Gulfport Pirates home game at Boca Ciega High School on Saturday at 9 a.m. Organizers are also looking for local business sponsorships. Please visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Charity Ball: Tickets are still on sale for the St Pete Glitter Queens 1st Annual Royal Ball at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. The charity ball will feature dinner, dancing, music, silent auction and cash bar starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The charity ball will benefit The Royal Theater Arts Academy and Senior Conservatory in St. Petersburg. For more information call (727) 656-5657 or visit the organizations website at www.stpeteglitterqueens.org.

Weekend Forecast: Looks like we have a 60 percent chance of rain on Saturday with a high of 88. Saturday night, a 30 percent change of rain with a low around 79. Sunday, we have a 50 percent change of scattered thunderstorms with a high of 88 and Sunday night a 30 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms with a low of 77.

jonathan schork September 15, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Just a heads'-up: the screening of the eismont video & "a rose for cecile" is at the SMS-2 on artists' alley...
Cherlene Willis September 15, 2012 at 03:36 PM
Oh! Thanks Jonathan! - Cherlene
Lori Rosso September 15, 2012 at 04:39 PM
FYI, fundraiser/memorial for Bob (Barback Bob) Johnson at Gulfport on the Rocks going on till 2 p.m. Plenty of great stuff on raffle to help bring his remains home to Michigan.
Lynda September 15, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Very happy the film will be screened in Gulfport. Hope there are more opportunities to see it.

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