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5 Things to Know in St. Pete: May 7

Mayor's Youth Showcase, Mooring Field Approval, Patch at the Pier/Demens Landing, Rock the Stage and Patch Newsletters are five things you need to know today.

1. Come see Pinellas teens shine in the second annual Mayor's Youth Showcase of Achievement & Awards from 7 - 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at Progress Energy Center's Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S.  The event is co-hosted by Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Elizabeth Fechtel and TASCO Teen Programs’ Shawn Drouin. The academy awards-style show features 14 county-wide middle and high school performances on stage and Paulette Walker Johnson’s Performing Arts Academy.

2. On Wednesday in Crystal River the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, or FWC, approved the city of St. Petersburg’s  for the anchoring and mooring pilot program coordinated by the FWC.

3. Patch would like to thank the  and  for allowing us to park our RV and be apart of your Saturday activates. From noon - 4 p.m. we parked along the Pier approach and handed out T-shirts, tickets to the pier aquarium and other Patch gear. Later that night, we took the RV to Demens Landing for American Stage Theater's "Rocky Horror Show" where we handed out participation kits. Thank you again 

4. On Friday, May 11,  hosts its "Rock the Stage 2012" benefit show. The Palladium welcomes this show of popular tunes and original works performed by young artists. Proceeds benefit The Arts Scholars Fund, allowing the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club of the Suncoast to offer scholarships and support to local youths interested in the arts. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 and VIP tickets are $50. 

5. Do you subscribe to the Old Northeast Patch Newsletter? Each morning we'll send you an email with the top local stories straight to your inbox. Not signed up? Scroll to the bottom of any page on Patch; click "newsletters" beneath the "goodies" title. Then, enter your email address to receive the Patch newsletter.

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