Chompin' For Children

FUNDRAISER

Break out your bibs, folks — it's time to eat for charity. The Taste of Pinellas fundraiser returns to Vinoy Park for its 20th year in a row. More than 50 restaurants compete to tantalize your taste buds with samples of their best dishes and drinks, and all you have to do is purchase food tickets (proceeds go to All Children's Hospital). There's plenty to enjoy while stuffing your face, including the classic rock sounds of headliners Pat Benatar ("Hit Me with Your Best Shot"), Starship ("We Built This City") and Eddie Money ("Two Tickets to Paradise"). Bored kids can watch ice-carving demonstrations, meet Ronald McDonald and play in a slide-filled Kid's Zone. And don't worry about your diet: The Crystal Light Bring Out Your Beauty Tour should make you feel better about any overindulgences. June 2-4, 5-10 p.m. Fri., noon-10 p.m. Sat., noon-7 p.m. Sun., Bayshore Drive and Seventh Avenue N.E., St. Petersburg, free admission, www.allkids.org.

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