Tuesday, January 16, 2018

St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center fun day, Bella Babies fundraiser, yoga at the Dalí among events

Family Fun Days at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center: Bring your family and friends out for Family Fun Day on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Admission to the pool is $2 for youth and senior and $3 for adults. The event features music, pool bingo, prizes and more. Call (727) 363-9264 or visit spbrec.com.

Aquatic membership special: Through July 31, when you buy a six-month membership to the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, you will get six months free. Valid for a child, adult, senior or family pass with access to the heated pool with lap swimming, sunbathing, picnic areas, water slides and a children's splash zone. The center is at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Call (727) 363-9264 or visit spbrec.com.

Bella Babies fundraiser: Bella Babies, 7183 66th St. N, Pinellas Park, is holding a fundraiser for Isabella "Bella" Morgan Carr, a 3-year-old who has been diagnosed with stage three neuroblastoma. Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays will be signing autographs for the cause. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 29. Donations start at $5 and all proceeds will be used to help care for Bella. An account has been set up at Bank of America (account 229045795371) for those wanting to donate to Bella's cause. For information, call (727) 547-2229.

Learn at Lunch: Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host a talk about how to address issues that affect your online business reputation. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at noon June 27. $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call (727) 360-6957 or email [email protected]

Yoga at Boyd Hill: Classes are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. Cost is $8 per class or $28 per month with a city Advantage Card. Call (727) 893-7326 or visit stpeteparksrec.org.

Water aerobics: Classes are from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $5 for residents, $6 nonresidents. Free for Silver Sneakers members. Call (727) 363-9245.

The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg is offering a free summer food program. Nutritious meals and snacks are combined with fun activities through Aug. 16. Open to kids 18 and under. For information, call (727) 895-9622 or visit ymca.net/summerfood.

Daystar Life Center will be hosting an information session on the volunteer opportunities it has available. The next hourlong session will be at 1:30 p.m. on July 17 at Daystar, 226 Sixth St. S, St. Petersburg. For information, call Kitty Rawson at (727) 498-8794 or visit daystarlife.com.

Yoga + Dalí: Classes are vinyasa/ashtanga-based incorporating pranayama (breath work), asana (posture work), meditation and relaxation from noon to 1:30 p.m., Sunday. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Bring your mat and towel and enter through the Café Gala doors (east side garden entrance) at the Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. $10 for members and students, $15 nonmembers.

The Girls Night to Give charitable organization will host a benefit for the Children's Dream Fund at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and shopping at Beach Papery & Gifts, 553 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. At 7:45 p.m., the party moves north to Banyan Cafe, 689 Dr. Martin Luther King St. N, for music, dessert and specialty drinks. The event is a fundraiser for a Lakeland girl. Suggested donation is $35 (checks, accepted at the door, payable to the Children's Dream Fund). Call (727) 480-4560 or visit girlsnighttogive.com.

St. Petersburg General Hospital needs volunteers in the gift shop weekends from 4 to 8 p.m.; in patient care, flexible hours; in the OBGYN department, flexible hours; and at the information desk, weekends with both morning and evening hours available. The hospital is at 6500 38th Ave. N. For information, call Anita Brown at (727) 341-4848.

Lunch for seniors: People at least 60 who live in Pinellas can enjoy a hot meal at 10 dining sites where they can also socialize and enjoy planned activities. Donations are accepted. Seniors must register with Neighborly Care Network 72 hours in advance for dining and free transportation to the closest site. Call (727) 573-9444.

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