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A beach fresh market, kids' programs, Oktoberfest, etc.

The Corey Fresh Market returns Sunday in the 300 block, with free parking. Corey merchants are open during market hours. Restaurants serve breakfast and brunch. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown St. Pete Beach. Information: (727) 498-8778 or coreyave.com.

Lego robotics program: This after-school team program teaches children 8 and older how to design, program and build a competitive robot using the Lego Mindstorm kit. Program will be held from 4-5 p.m. every Monday and Friday at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Cost depends on the number of classes each month. Call (727) 363-9245 or visit spbrec.com.

Pass-a-Grille pancakes: The Men's Ministry of Pass-a-Grille Beach Community Church will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and orange juice from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 19. Tickets are $5. Buy beforehand at the church office or at the door, at 107 16th Ave., St. Pete Beach. Information: (727) 360-5508.

Kids' night out: Freaky Fridays are back for children in grades K-5 at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N, Seminole. Friday's theme is Games Galore and will feature video games on the big screen, dance contests and indoor soccer. The cost is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers, and includes one slice of pizza and a juice. The program runs from 7 to 11 p.m. A preschool program will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Information: (727) 391-8345.

Hazardous waste dropoff: Got unwanted electronics, batteries or chemicals? County residents can drop them off for free, thanks to Pinellas County Solid Waste, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Azalea Middle School, 7855 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Information: (727) 464-7500 or pinellascounty.org/utilities.

St. Petersburg Free Clinic call for volunteers: An orientation session will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 863 Third Ave N. Needed are health center intake and medical records volunteers, client interviewers, and food-related helpers. Assignments can be short or long term. Contact Angel Schumaker at angel.schumaker@stpetersburgfreeclinic.org or call (727) 821-1200, ext. 114.

'Big Couples' needed: Big Brothers Big Sisters, serving Pinellas, Hernando and Citrus counties, is looking to recruit 50 couples and remove 50 boys from its waiting list. Program is through Nov. 20. Call (727) 518-8860 or email melissas@bbbspc.org.

Oktoberfest: The Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church will have its 37th annual Oktoberfest from Oct. 17-20 with rides, games, opportunities to win gift certificates, bingo and entertainment daily. 5800 15th Ave. S, Gulfport. Information: (727) 347-9989 or mostholyname.org.

Walk for Hope in Haiti: Partners With Haiti of St. Paul's Catholic Church will hold its eighth annual walk to benefit the work in Lagonav, Haiti, including education, pure water and the Good Samaritan clinic. Register at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at the church, 1350 20th Ave. N. The walk begins at 9 a.m., to Crescent Lake and back. Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt and refreshments. Information: Jim Stitt at (727) 452-1239 or Bob Rehl, (727) 525-2364, or partnerswithhaiti.com.

Library service: The Pinellas County Commission is accepting applications for two appointments to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative. Each will serve a three-year term. Applicants must be registered voters and cannot be an employee or member of any governing body of a Pinellas County library. To apply, submit a brief biography or resume by Oct. 9 through pinellascounty.org/forms/board-app-library.htm. Or request an application from committees@pinellascounty.org and email it back, or mail or deliver to Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners, Pinellas County Courthouse, Fifth Floor, 315 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756.

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