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Environmental student film to be screened at SPC Seminole campus


Environmental student film to be screened at SPC

A 30-minute documentary created by St. Petersburg College students in partnership with WEDU-Ch. 3 will be previewed today in the digital auditorium of the SPC Seminole campus. Go Green Tampa Bay was put together by video production students who teamed with local PBS affiliate WEDU to produce and air a film on going green. The goal of the project was to raise awareness and inspire people to come up with ideas for sustainability through the use of alternative resources.

When: 7:30 p.m. today.

Where: St. Petersburg College Seminole campus Digitorium, 9200 113th St. N.

Child abduction is topic in summer safety series

The Seminole Community Library is hosting a monthlong summer safety series for children and parents.

The series was organized by the Ridgecrest Elementary School PTA, Authentic Martial Arts and the PTA and the booster clubs of several area elementary schools.

The series is presented each Monday this month. This week's topic will be child abduction prevention. Child care is available. Registration is required. Call 394-6913.

When: 6:30 p.m. Monday nights throughout May.

Where: Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.

Band boosters plan golf tournament and dinner

The Seminole High School Warhawk Band Boosters hosts its first fundraiser golf tournament May 15 at the Lake Seminole Golf and Country Club. The event is co-hosted by Coleman and Klymenko of St. Petersburg. The tournament will support the award-winning band programs at Seminole High School.

The golf tournament kicks off at 1 p.m., followed by the dinner and silent auction featuring memorabilia and items from area businesses. Interested golfers should call Mark Blackburn, 393-3077, or e-mail

Stampede looking for sponsors and volunteers

Harold "Doc" Kinsey, president of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, is seeking volunteers as well as sponsors to assist with this year's Seminole Stampede, scheduled for 7 a.m. May 17 in Walsingham Park. Volunteers should contact the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 392-3245, or stop by 8400 113th St. N.


Native, butterfly plants at master gardener sale

The Pinellas County master gardeners will host their annual spring plant sale Saturday at Pinellas County Extension.

More than 100 types of plants will be for sale including Florida natives, butterfly plants, shrubs, trees and seeds.

Plants that bloom this time of year will be featured. Shoppers should arrive early as plants and garden accessories sell quickly. Bring a wagon to help tote your purchases home.

Master gardeners and horticulturists will be on hand to offer advice about plant species and landscaping.

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Pinellas County Extension and Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road.

Info: Call 582-2599 for more information.

Learn how to manage during hurricane season

Hurricane season (June 1 to Nov. 30) is just around the corner. Learn how to prepare at this year's annual Hurricane Expo.

Learn about resources available and emergency preparedness. Various agencies and exhibitors will provide information on emergency assistance.

Bay News 9 meteorologist Josh Linker will answer weather-related questions, and the Florida Department of Financial Services will be available to address questions about insurance issues.

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17.

Where: Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Seminole Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

Environmental student film to be screened at SPC Seminole campus 05/06/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:38pm]
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