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Gulf beaches briefs: Global warming is topic for scholarship essays


Global warming

is topic of essays for scholarships

The Redington Beach Property Owners Association is accepting entries for its scholarship essay contest. The association will award two scholarships, one for $1,000 and one for $2,000, to graduating seniors who are residents of Redington Beach. Entrants must submit a 1,000-word essay addressing the topic of global warming and its potential effect on the gulf beaches. The deadline for submission is April 18. For more information, contact Rosalee Yurasko, 394-2194 or e-mail


On your marks, get set, go to annual walk/run

The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association and Guppy's on the Beach are sponsoring the Guppy's Gulfside Gallop annual 5K and 1-mile walk/fun run April 5. The run will start and finish at the county park on Indian Rocks Beach. The cost of registration is $20; proceeds benefit the homeowners association.

When: 8 a.m. April 5

Where: Indian Rocks Beach County Park, 1700 Gulf Blvd. (a mile north of Walsingham Road; a mile south of the Belleair Causeway)

Info: Registration forms are available online at or by calling 517-3131

Beauty and the Beach features arts and crafts

The annual Beauty and the Beach Arts & Crafts Show, co-sponsored by the city of Indian Rocks Beach, the Beach Art Center and the Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Department Cultural Development Grants Program, is April 5 in Kolb Park. Enjoy art, live music, a chalk walk, children's activities, the library's book sale and tasty treats from area restaurants.

When: 9 a.m. to sunset April 5

Where: Kolb Park, Indian Rocks Beach

Info: Call 596-4331


Shop the neighborhood at inaugural garage sale

The Three Palms Point neighborhood will have its first neighborhood-wide garage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5. The neighborhood is off Gulf Boulevard and 64th Avenue. Items for sale will include household goods, antiques, toys, tools and lots more.

Beach Theatre showing 'Jason and Argonauts'

The Beach Theatre's ongoing Saturday morning matinee series welcomes kids of every age. This week's screening is the 35 mm print of the 1963 Ray Harryhausen classic, Jason and the Argonauts. Watch as the Argonauts seek the Golden Fleece and battle Harpies. Admission is free.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Where: Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach

Info: Call 360- 6697 or visit


Scholarship opportunity available for residents

Residents of the South Pasadena (graduating high school seniors as well as adults) are eligible to apply for the city's annual scholarship award. Applicants must have been residents of South Pasadena for two years, and been accepted to an accredited college, university, trade or technical school. Applications are available at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S, South Pasadena, and online at For information, contact the city clerk's office, 347-4171. The deadline is May 30.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, 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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