Panhandling and Roadside Commerce
If you’re asking for donations for charity, selling a Sunday newspaper or just looking for a few bucks for yourself, you can’t do it anymore along the major roads in St. Petersburg. The city has enacted a ban on all kinds of transactions along busy roads in an effort to keep drivers and panhandlers safe. We’ll meet some of the people you see on the roadside and find out why the St. Petersburg ordinance has already survived a legal challenge.
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July’s topic: Feminist Philosophy. Dr. Joanne Waugh, Acting Chair, USF Philosophy Department presents. Dr. Waugh holds a PhD in Philosophy from USC. Her interest in feminist philosophy led to her serving as co-editor of Hypatia from 1995-1998, and of Feminists Doing Ethics (2002).
Mayfaire fun moves to Lake Mirror on Saturday evening for a great family party. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live music and fireworks. The centerpiece of the event is the Mayfaire Classic 5k foot race hosted by Lakeland Runners Club. There is plenty of fun to be had by all who attend!
Mayfaire by-the-Lake is one of Central Florida’s biggest and oldest outdoor art festivals, and it's celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2011. Think of Mayfaire as over 180 one-person exhibitions held around Lake Morton every year!
Join us on the Library Lawn for a fantastic party to kick-start MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake. Ticket-holders get all-evening access to an open bar and great hors d’oeuvres. $20 Members, $30 Non-Members, $35 Day of Event.