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Briefs: Classes, presentations, meetings

St. Petersburg

Aviation history symposium at museum

The Florida Aviation Historical Society, based at Albert Whitted Airport, is hosting the opening day of the International Aviation Museums and Organizations' annual symposium on Monday. The free event will feature presentations and seminars on aerospace trends and topics. It takes place at 11 a.m. at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. The event continues through Wednesday with events in Lakeland. For information, call (813) 251-4669 or e-mail neil.cosentino@verizon.net.

St. Pete beach

Lifeguard, water safety classes are scheduled

St. Pete Beach Aquatics is offering Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Certification classes. The Water Safety Instructor classes will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays April 30 to June 4 at the Tampa Bay Turners Swim School, 2301 26th St. N., St. Petersburg. The Lifeguard Certification classes will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays April 26 through May 12 at the St. Pete Beach Community Center Pool, 155 Corey Ave. All students must be at least 16 to enroll and course fees are $125 for residents and $150 for nonresidents. For information and to enroll, call (727) 363-9264.

St. Petersburg

'American Tapestry' is multimedia event

A multimedia presentation, "American Tapestry: where music, art and life meet," will be from 3 to 4 p.m. today at Palm Lake Christian Church, 5401 22nd Ave N. This concert is full of life, sensitivity and warmth. Internationally renowned flutist Donna Wissinger and pianist Joy Myers will perform. Free.

Pinellas Park

Author to speak on Mary Magdalene

Good Samaritan Church of Pinellas Park, 6085 Park Blvd., presents Margaret Starbird, best-selling author of The Woman with the Alabaster Jar, speaking on Mary Magdalene. The first lecture, "The Greatest Story Never Told," is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The next, "The Goddess, the Grail and the Gospel," is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15 in advance for Friday, $30 in advance for Saturday or $45 in advance for both days. For information and to make reservations, call (727) 544-8558.

St. Petersburg

Children's Home Auxiliary Fashion Show

The ladies of the Pinellas Auxiliary of the Children's Home will present the 24th Annual Star Power Fashion Show beginning at 10:30 a.m. April 22 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. The event will feature food, entertainment and an auction. Ticket prices start at $65. For information and for reservations, contact Debbie Hedges at (727) 515-1212 or fordebra@aol.com.

Seminole

Learn about Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast invites you to learn how a local organization is making a difference in the lives of children at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Seminole Family Restaurant, 6864 Seminole Blvd. The focus will be on the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. and feature guest speakers from local business, government and nonprofit organizations. To reserve a spot at an upcoming meeting, contact Lee Walters at (727) 319-8343 or drtslsmn@msn.com.

St. Petersburg

Help the YMCA mark 90 years of service

This year, the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg is celebrating 90 years of service. To celebrate this landmark, it is reaching out to the community for historical memorabilia related to the agency. The Y plans to display items already in its possession. For information, contact Kim Fritz at (727) 895-9622 or kfritz@stpeteymca.org.

St. Petersburg

Volunteer mentors for parents are needed

Volunteers are needed to mentor a parent. A Parent Aide volunteer uses encouragement and emotional support to introduce discipline and problem solving techniques. For information, contact Pat Measel at (727) 388-1251.

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