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Family fishing day, cast line at Walsingham Park


On family fishing day, cast line at Walsingham Park

The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will host a family fishing day Aug. 2 at Walsingham Park.

The event is co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department and Sweetbay Supermarket.

Admission is free. Fishing poles and bait will be provided or anglers may bring their own poles.

Proceeds from concession sales of coffee and doughnuts will go toward the purchase of worms.

When: 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 2.

Where: Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave.

Info: Pinellas County Parks and Recreation at 464-3347.

Take in a movie Aug. 1 by the side of the pool

Seminole Aquatics will host a poolside movie screening Aug. 1. The movie title is to be announced.

Admission is the regular cost of swimming at the pool ($1.50 for child members, $2 for adult members, $3 for child guests and $4 for adult guests).

Admission is open to members of Seminole Recreation Center or guests accompanied by a member.

When: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

Where: Seminole Aquatic Center at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N.

Info: Call the aquatic center at 397-6085 for more information.

New men's group meets for fun and education

Freedom Square is hosting a newly formed men's group that will meet monthly in the auditorium of the retirement community for fellowship and educational presentations.

The first meeting, set for Aug. 7, will feature speaker Timothy Schuler, who will discuss his experiences serving as the district governor for the Rotary.

A light breakfast will be served.

When: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 7.

Where: Roskamp Auditorium of Freedom Square, 7800 Liberty Lane (just east of Seminole Mall).

Info: Call Diane Vandiver at 398-0244 to reserve a spot.

Free reverse mortgage seminar for seniors

A public seminar covering the pros and cons of the FHA reverse mortgage program is Aug. 7 at the Seminole Community Library.

The session is free. Literature and information will be provided by AARP, the National Council on Aging and the National Council on Aging in Place.

The program will be presented by certified reverse mortgage experts.

Refreshments will be provided.

Where: Seminole Community Library at St. Petersburg College Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N.

When: 10 a.m. Aug. 7.

Info: Donna Moore at 831-3416.


Registration begins for youth flag football

Seminole Recreation will begin youth flag football registration in August.

Youth flag football is for boys and girls ages 3 to 14.

The co-ed league will meet Friday nights beginning Sept. 12.

Registration is $99, which will include jerseys and flags.

Kids must have a Seminole Recreation Card to participate.

For more information, call 391-8345.

Sign up now for adult dodge ball league

Seminole Recreation is organizing another adult co-ed dodge ball league. Games will be Tuesday nights starting Sept. 2. The fee is $75 per team for the seven-week season.

All games will be played indoors at the Seminole Recreation Center gymnasium. Call Chris Bornfleth for more information at 397-6085.

Yoga classes move from Monday to Wednesday

The weekly hatha yoga classes at Seminole Recreation Center have moved from Mondays to Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

The class combines postures, breathing and relaxation techniques with the goal of enhancing physical strength and flexibility and is suitable for teens and adults at all levels.

Classes are $7 per session. Call 391-8345 for more information.

Recreation complex seeks instructors

Seminole Recreation is seeking instructors to teach classes at the recreation complex this fall.

Paid positions are available for qualified and insured instructors to teach aerobics, Pilates, line dancing and other programming. Instructors must be at least 18 years old and have experience in their specified area. There is flexibility in the days and times available for scheduling of classes. Call Steve Malla, recreation supervisor, at 391-8345 for more information.

The Seminole/Largo 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.

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