5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Friday, December 20

TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Friday, December 20.

(1) Bullet Free Sky celebratory gunfire dangers

A Tampa Bay non-profit organization is hold a news conference on Friday to promote the injuries celebratory gunfire can cause.

Bullet Free Sky is teaming with Shooter's World and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office to send out the public message what goes up must come down.

Sandy Duran formed Bullet Free Sky after her teenage son Diego nearly died after he was hit by a falling bullet from celebratory gunfire outside their Ruskin home on New Year's Eve.

Bullet Free Sky wants to continue to stress they are not anti-guns, but advocates of safe handling and shooting of all firearms.

This holiday season the organization is promoting their message on a digital billboard on Interstate 75 by the Sun City/Ruskin exit.

For more information, visit www.Bulletfreesky.org .

(2) Tarpon Springs SWAT training exercises

The Tarpon Springs Police Department SWAT team will be conducting training exercises at the St. Petersburg College's Tarpon Springs Campus on Friday.

Students are currently on their holiday break so today's training will not interfere with normal activities on the campus.

The training scenario will benefit both the officers and the school. The mock situation will help the SWAT members handle a real life emergency quicker and more professionally.

The training exercise will be going on from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The St. Petersburg College Tarpon Springs Campus is located at 600 East Klosterman Road in Tarpon Springs.

(3) Prancer free screening

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60 will host a free outdoor screening of the holiday movie Prancer on Friday night.

The movie will start at approximately 6:30 p.m., shortly after dusk.

Attendees can bring a blanket or low sitting chair to watch the movie on a jumbo screen. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

Sunset Cinema is located at 10 Pier 60 Drive on Clearwater Beach.

For more information, visit www.sunsetatpier60.com .

(4) It's A Wonderful Life

The Tampa Theatre will host the first of five screenings of Frank Capra's 1946 holiday classic movie It's A Wonderful Life on Friday night.

The movie stars Jimmy Stewart as a frustrated businessman who is shown by his guardian angel what life would have been like if he never existed.

Tickets are $10 for the general public and $8 for Tampa Theatre members. Doors will open one hour before show time.

Screening will held tonight 7:30 p.m. Additional screenings will take place on Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 and 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit tampatheatre.org/2013-holiday-classics/ .

(5) Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

You can wear your ugliest holiday sweater for a good cause on Friday night.

Hoffman-Porges Gallery in Ybor City is hosting tonight's event to raise money for Metropolitan Ministries. The top three ugliest sweaters will win prizes.

There will also be an art auction and raffle with over $10,000 worth of art, jewelry, gift baskets and sculpture.

There is a donation entry fee if you do not wear an ugly sweater to the event. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to Metropolitan Ministries.

Food and drink available at the event which runs from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Hoffman-Porges Gallery is located at 1907 East Seventh Avenue in Tampa.

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