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What’s On Suncoast? 8.5 – 8.12

| Angela Naff |

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of August 5 – 12, 2022!

Florida Penguin’s Sarasota Back-to-School Bash by State College of Florida

Back to School On Suncoast

Florida Penguin’s Sarasota Back-to-School Bash by State College of Florida
The Mall at University Town Center, 140 University Town Center Dr., Sarasota, FL 34243

Join us for the Annual Florida Penguin’s Back to School Bash presented by State College of Florida! Located inside The Mall at University Town Center on August 6th from 10 am to 3 pm. Free event and open to the public!

We will have kids’ activities, local family services, an interactive scavenger hunt, sports mascots, performers, and a large business expo with dozens of businesses offering services for after-school programs, clubs, tutoring, healthcare, and so much more. We have plenty of free giveaways, school supplies, and fun activities for kids. Any unclaimed backpacks will be passed out in the last hour of the event. We always have a few dozen unclaimed bags at the end of the day. And all families can participate in the scavenger hunt with a chance to win free amusement park tickets for 4!

Saturday, August 6th, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Gino's On Suncoast

Gino’s Restaurant & Bar

Gino’s Restaurant & Bar
10006 N Armenia Ave, Tampa 33612

Gino’s Restaurant & Bar is an Italian Restaurant in Tampa, Florida. They offer a great place to grab a casual lunch or dinner. The restaurant features a wide selection of craft beer and wine to complement your meal. No reservations are required, and the ambiance is first come, first served. Gino’s Restaurant & Bar is also great for hosting a special meeting or celebration. Ask about our Yasparro room which can accommodate groups of 20 to 40 people.

Hours: Monday – Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m.; Sunday closed

Tenors on suncoast

The Jersey Tenors – Part II

The Jersey Tenors – Part II
Florida Studio Theatre – 1239 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Back with a new show, this opera/rock mash-up sensation blends iconic opera classics with Rock & Roll hits from artists like Queen, Journey, and Elton John, along with the songs from Jersey’s finest—Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons and Bon Jovi. From Frank Sinatra to Figaro, hear The Tenors’ original arrangements of songs celebrating artists from the stage to the screen, including “Walk Like A Man,” “Your Song,” “That’s Life,” “Eye of the Tiger,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and many more.

Run Time: 70 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

Abbe's On Suncoast

Abbe’s Donut Nook

Abbe’s Donut Nook
2150 Tamiami Trl, Unit 25, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Abbe’s Donut Nook is a family-owned and operated business, baking donuts fresh daily; therefore, they occasionally run out of flavors! The donut nook recommends you call ahead to pre-order anything more than three dozen. Over the past 33 years, the customers and die-hard donut lovers have awaited the 5 a.m. opening and long lines at Abbes Donuts to buy their delicious handmade donuts and fresh ground coffee.

The aroma of freshly made donuts fills the air with such favorites as Apple Fritters, Frisbee-sized cinnamon rolls, and more. We dare you to try and make a decision between all the yummy choices on display.

Every donut is made fresh from scratch every day, which it loves at first bite!

Hours: Monday – Sunday: 5:00 am- 3:00 pm

Murals On Suncoast

St. Pete Walking Mural Tour

St. Pete Walking Mural Tour
501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Mural Tours are back. There is a firm limit of 10 attendees; you must book online by 4 p.m. the day before.

Hear the inside stories of the making of murals found in the Central Arts District in downtown St. Petersburg. The four-block tour begins at Florida CraftArt, 501 Central Ave., each Saturday at 10 a.m. and concludes at 11:30 a.m. Call 727-821-7391 or email to book a tour.

Hours: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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