School Board meeting Tuesday open to public
The Pinellas County School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the conference hall of the administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. Those attending may address any item on the agenda not involving a hearing on employee discipline by registering before the item is introduced. Presentations from the audience on items not on the agenda may be made at the end of the meeting. For more information, call (727) 588-6000.
Speaker to discuss children's diabetes
Type 1 diabetes, usually diagnosed in children and young adults, will be the subject of a presentation on "Taking Diabetes to School" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Donna Feingold will be the speaker. For more information, call the center at (727) 812-4530.
Register now for golf tournament
There's less than a week left to register for the 12th annual Mayor's Golf Tournament at the Largo Golf Course. Registration deadline is Friday. The event will be held Friday, April 11. There are two sessions for the four-person scramble competition. The tournament is limited to the first 96 golfers per start. The cost is $60 per person ($240 per team), and includes 18 holes of golf, an electric cart and food and beverages. There will also be tee gifts, an auction and prizes. All proceeds go to the Thomas D. Feaster Scholarship for dependents of city of Largo employees. For more information, please call (727) 518-3024.
Citizens academy taking applications
The city is accepting applications for its third annual citizen's academy. Applications can be picked up at Safety Harbor City Hall, 750 Main Street and must be returned by April 7. To download an application, visit the city's Web site at cityof safetyharbor.com. Participants will tour city facilities, learn about the challenges facing future developments, interact with city leaders and learn about the functions of their municipal government. Call (727) 724-1555.
The Pinellas County Wildlands Fire Team, part of the county's Environmental Lands Division, will conduct several prescribed burns between March and August of 2008 in the Brooker Creek, Mobbly Bayou and Weedon Island preserves. The burns usually take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. They range from a just few to 100 acres. For the latest information, call the burn hot line at (727) 582-2876.
Days and Nights fest this weekend
The annual Oldsmar Days and Nights are here again, for the 47th time. The Upper Tampa Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce festival features three days of music, carnival rides, beer garden, classic cars, blues and rock music. It runs from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. March 30 at R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W. There's a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday on State Street and Park Boulevard. For details, visit oldsmarchamber.org/ home.cfm or call (813) 855-4233.