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Children's gymnastics classes work on basics

Gymnastics classes for children 3-9 are now offered through the city of Largo at Southwest Recreation Complex 13120 Vonn Road. Gymnasts will learn floor work, focusing on tumbling skills, coordination, flexibility and increasing muscular build. Classes start at 5 p.m. Thursday evenings. Monthly sessions are offered Thursday through Feb. 24, March 3-31 and April 7-28. For information or to register, call (727) 518-3125.


Hey, vendors, this city event goes to the dogs

The city of Largo is looking for pet-related vendors for Woofstock. The event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 12 in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, includes a owner-pet pup stroll, a police canine demonstration, contests and entertainment. The vendor fee is $55. Call (727) 581-3016.


Daddy Daughter Date Night is evening in Paris

The 33rd Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night — A Paris Night, will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Fathers and daughters of all ages will enjoy a night of dancing and games. A dessert bar and light snacks are included. Tickets are $25 per couple, $5 for each additional daughter. Space is limited. For information or to reserve your spot, call (727) 518-3125.

Madeira Beach

Library film series features 'Bad Day'

The Gulf Beaches Public Library is hosting another in its film series at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 200 Municipal Drive. Bad Day to Go Fishing follows a former "strongest man on earth," Jacob van Oppen, on his journey, organizing wrestling exhibitions in South America. For information, call (727) 391-2828.


Ask for mail ballot now; learn more at events

The Pinellas Supervisor of Elections will mail out more than 20,000 ballots to voters Tuesday for the March 8 elections. Additional mail ballot requests will be fulfilled as received. To request a mail ballot, visit, call (727) 464-6788, or e-mail

There are voter registration and voting system demonstrations coming up:

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.

6:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Gulfport City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. (candidates forum begins at 7 p.m.)

3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the St. Pete Beach Public Library, 365 73rd Ave.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 Lemon St.


Retreat focuses on expectant single moms

You&Me.WE. Relationships for Life hosts a free two-day retreat for unmarried pregnant women (dads welcome, too) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10 at Family Resources, 5180 62nd Ave. N. Workshops by professional relationship coaches will touch on subjects including expectations and values, parenting and co-parenting, forgiveness, communication techniques and commitment. Moms will meet other moms, learn to build a healthy relationship with their babies and to create a positive environment at home. Moms who complete the retreat will receive a $50 Publix gift card. Registration required. For information or to register, visit or call (727) 521-5211.


State has scholarships from elections offices

If you are a college junior or senior majoring in political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communications at an accredited Florida college, you may be eligible for one of three Florida State Association of Supervisor of Elections scholarships, valued at $1,200 each. Applicants must be registered voters who have lived in Florida for at least two years and must have maintained a "C" or better average during the past year. Other requirements, such as letters of recommendation and financial information, are listed on the scholarship application and in the scholarship guidelines, available for download at Applications should be submitted in the county where students are registered to vote and must be received by 5 p.m. March 18. Pinellas County Supervisor of Election offices are at 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater; 13001 Starkey Road, Largo; and 501 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. For a mailed application or additional information, call (727) 464-6108.


Submissions sought for playwright contest

The West Coast Players invite novice, emerging or accomplished playwrights to submit one-act plays to be performed at the annual One Acts Festival, July 8-10.

All plays must be original (no adaptations), require minimal staging and not be previously staged in the Tampa Bay area. Blatant adult themes and/or language are only acceptable when the play reading committee considers it vital to the plot. About eight plays will be chosen. The entry fee is $5. A portion will be awarded to three playwrights whose scripts are designated as favorites by audience vote.

Send one copy of the script, typed in standard format (no e-mails) postmarked no later than April 1 to: West Coast Players, Attn: One Act Play Producer, P.O. Box 5022, Clearwater, FL 33758. Be sure to include your street address, telephone number and e-mail. For information, call (727) 437-2363.

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