5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Friday, June 14

TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Friday, June 14.

(1) Candlelight Vigil for gun victims

The Pinellas County chapter of Organizing for Action Florida is holding a candlelight vigil on Friday evening for Florida gun victims.

The "We Have Not Forgotten" vigil will call on Congress to consider the over 275 people who have died from gun violence in Florida since December 14, 2012, the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

The group plans to assemble peacefully and read a statement and hold up signs demanding action.

The vigil will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Family Center at 900 North MLK Avenue in Clearwater.

(2) USCG Cutter Eagle in St. Pete

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to dock at the Port of St. Petersburg on Friday.

Free public tours of the tall ship will be available on Friday from 2:00 to 8:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Large crowds are expected. Visitors should be prepared to stand in line before boarding and should protect themselves from the sun by using hats, protective clothing and sunscreen.

Parking will be available in the USF St. Petersburg parking garage for $5 per vehicle.

The Eagle was constructed in 1936 by the Blohm and Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. It was originally commissioned by the German Navy before it was taken by the United States as a war reparation. The Coast Guard renamed the cutter the Eagle following World War II. It has served as a classroom-at-sea since 1946.

For more information about the Eagle, visit www.cga.edu/eagle .

(3) "Treasures of the Hard Rock" music memorabilia exhibit

Beginning on Friday, visitors to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa can enjoy a rare look at some historic music memorabilia.

The "Treasures of the Hard Rock" exhibit features memorabilia from music icons whose lives were tragically cut short and from artists who have worked on charitable campaigns through their careers.

The "Gone Too Soon" section has an outfit worn by TLC's Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, an 8th grade yearbook from Kurt Cobain, Elvis Presley's custom-made karate gi uniform, and Bob Marley's unique Guild 12-string acoustic guitar.

The "Music Gives Back" section includes items like Elton John's sequined "Uncle Sam" outfit, a purple silk shirt worn onstage by Jimi Hendrix, and John Lennon's iconic round glasses.

The exhibit will be on display at the Seminole Hard Rock through June 21. For more information, call (800) 937-0010 or visit www.seminolehardrocktampa.com .

(4) Enter to win tickets to John Travolta's Killing Season

Actor John Travolta is giving back to his Marion County neighbors by purchasing 1,000 tickets to his new home, Killing Season.

He will give 300 tickets to donors who have supported his causes. The other 700 tickets will be given to 350 people who enter trivia questions at ocala.com/killingseason .

The deadline to enter is June 30. Winners will be randomly drawn and notified by e-mail on July 1.

The tickets will be good for a screening at Regal's Hollywood 16 in Ocala. Specific show dates and times for winners will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

(5) Rays Jersey Apron Ticket Tandems

The Tampa Bay Rays have a great deal for Father's Day.

For the price of one ticket you can receive a free Rays Jersey Apron. The apron looks like one of the jerseys the Rays players wear at Tropicana Field.

Jersey aprons are only available while supplies last for the Rays games against the Kansas City Royals on June 14 to 16. There is a limit of one apron per ticket.

You can purchase Ticket Tandems that includes the Jersey apron at raysbaseball.com . If you have already purchased a ticket one of this weekend's games and would like to upgrade to a Ticket Tandem, you are asked to call (727) 825-3209.

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