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Events of interest to Seminole folks

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Fire and Rescue district chief will speak at meeting

Thursday's meeting of the Unincorporated Seminole Community Association may be of interest to residents who live in the Seminole and Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue districts. A discussion of changes in service coverage is on the group's agenda. Russell W. Livernois, Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue district chief, is scheduled to speak.

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: SPC/Seminole Library, 9200 113th St. N

Info: www.usemca.homestead.com/index.html

See what's hot for holiday party season

A fashion show to benefit local families in need is set for Nov. 9 at the Seminole Mall. Stein Mart has teamed up with local charity Santa's Angels to host the fashion preview, which will highlight the latest women's and men's clothing and accessories for the holiday party season. Proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales will provide food, toys, clothing and other gifts to local children. Those attending will be eligible for door prizes and a 20 percent discount by Stein Mart on single purchases during a private sale that night. $10 per person is requested.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9

Where: Stein Mart at Seminole Mall, 7845 113th St. N

Info: Call 395-0109

Seminole Recreation offers classes, events

All Seminole Recreation classes, events and activities are offered at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Activities require a valid Seminole recreation card. Call the center at 391-8345 for more information on fees and membership requirements. Check out the following events:

Doggy Derby

Before closing for the season, Seminole Aquatics will open the city pool to pups and pooches 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday for the sixth annual Doggy Derby on Saturday. Swimming will be allowed only for dogs, which can play in the pool for $5 each. Family members of the pets can attend for free. Activities include a dog Halloween costume contest, Pinellas County K-9 unit demonstration, vendors and door prizes. Each dog will receive a treat bag. Dogs must preregister at Seminole Recreation Center.

Kids night out

Seminole Recreation's monthly kids night out program, "Freaky Friday," is set for 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 7. Parents can drop kids off at the recreation center for a safe, structured evening of games and activities related to this month's tournament of games theme. The cost is $10 per child and includes a slice of pizza and a drink. Participants must have a current Seminole Recreation card and be a student in grades K-5.

Trip to Selby Gardens

Seminole Recreation will host a day trip to Selby Gardens on Monday. Selby Gardens is 9.5 acres of open-air and under-glass museum of more than 20,000 colorful plants. The grounds feature the historic Selby Estates as well as many distinct garden areas, including the bamboo pavilion, banyan grove, an orchid display and butterfly garden. The group will stop for lunch at the Crab Trap II, which is included in the price of $59. Call Dan at 391-8345 to reserve a spot.

Walking club

Looking for a place to walk and not have to sweat a lot? Join the walking club at Seminole Recreation Center for an hour of fun and fellowship twice a week. Walkers meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings 8 to 9. Call 391-8345 for more information.

Archery for kids

Archery classes for children ages 8 to 14 are taught at Seminole Recreation by a certified archery instructor with 22 years of experience teaching young people. Kids learn techniques of bow shooting, stance and target sight. Call Dan at 391-8345 with questions.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to [email protected] or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Seminole Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.

Events of interest to Seminole folks 10/28/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:41pm]
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