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Dogs will have their day at the ballpark

DUNEDIN

Canines will have their day at the ballpark

Dunedin Blue Jays fans and their four-legged friends can mingle Saturday during the annual Bark in the Park event at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Gates open at 5 p.m. and game time is 6 p.m. for the Blue Jays' first in a four-game series against the Jupiter Hammerheads. The event will feature doggie vendors with specialty dog treats or special offers on dog care, as well as a 50/50 raffle to raise money for the Dunedin Doggie Rescue. Human tickets are $6. Proceeds from each $3 dog ticket will go directly to the rescue. For information, contact Megan Gurba at megan.gurba@bluejays.com or (727) 733-9302.

PALM HARBOR

Helpers sought for playground setup

Bring your tools and work shoes to a community playground build at the YMCA of the Suncoast's North Pinellas branch, 4550 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Preregistration is required. The organization is also asking for the public to donate refreshments for the volunteers. Call (727) 772-9622.

CLEARWATER

Letter carriers to pick up food

The public is urged to put bags of nonperishable food beside their mailboxes Saturday morning for the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive. Also, the RCS Food Bank, 700 Druid Road, Clearwater, is in need of volunteers to help sort the truckloads of canned and boxed food that will be delivered by letter carriers throughout the afternoon. Here are shifts available for RCS volunteers: 1:30-3:30 p.m., 3-5 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. Individuals or groups may sign up by calling Rachel Thurber, (727) 584-3528, ext. 407.

LARGO

'Charlie Brown' will take stage

Largo High School's Musical Theatre presents the musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown at 7:30 tonight in the Largo High Auditorium, 410 Missouri Ave. Admission is $10. For more information, call Bill Renfroe at (727) 588-6995.

Correction

An aerial photograph in Thursday's Clearwater & North Pinellas Times showing property Clearwater Christian College wanted to build on was from a previous development plan. The area to be developed was later reduced.

Dogs will have their day at the ballpark 05/12/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:23pm]
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