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Land Rover TriRock Triathlon will begin on Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER

Be prepared for triathlon traffic issues

The Land Rover TriRock Triathlon will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday on Clearwater Beach and could affect traffic in parts of the city. The triathletes will complete a swim in the gulf at Pier 60, transition to a bike course that stretches from Union Street in north Clearwater to the Belleair Causeway, then finish with a run across the Clearwater Memorial Causeway. Most roads will remain open to vehicles, but traffic could be affected from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. as cyclists and vehicles share the roads and police may halt traffic temporarily at some intersections. Most impacts will be in the areas of Clearwater Beach, downtown Clearwater, Belleair Bluffs and Belleair Beach. Only one road will be closed throughout to vehicle traffic: Gulfview Boulevard on Clearwater Beach between Hamden and Coronado drives from 6 to 11:30 a.m.

Volleyball clinic open to boys, girls

A volleyball clinic will teach the basic rules of the game and how to properly bump, set and spike, Nov. 19-21 at Countryside Recreation Center, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive. The clinic is for boys and girls ages 8 and up and will last from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Before- and after-care also are available for an additional charge of $10 per day. The cost of the clinic per day is $22.50 with a play pass, $30 with a city recreation card, and $37.50 without a card. The class is designed to also emphasize team play and rewards for hard work. For more information, contact Carrie Vanerio at (727) 642-3974 or evanerio@tampabay.rr.com.

PALM HARBOR

Apply now for 'Battle of Wings'

Applications are being accepted for the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce "Battle of the Wings Contest," featuring a tasting contest of chicken wings from some of Pinellas County's best restaurants and vendors. The event begins at 10 a.m. Dec. 1, with judging at 2 p.m. that day. The contest takes place during the 38th annual Fine Arts and Crafts Festival in historic downtown Palm Harbor on Florida Avenue Dec. 1-2. Vendors may enter "Battle of the Wings" by calling the Palm Harbor Chamber at (727) 784-4287. The contest entry fee is $100. Vendors must carry insurance. The deadline for entries is Nov. 24.

COUNTYWIDE

Heritage Village seeks volunteers

Learn about volunteering for Heritage Village, Pinellas County's living history museum, at a volunteer orientation at 10 a.m. Saturday. The orientation is for adults interested in becoming docents/tour guides, historic house caretakers and museum greeters. Other positions are available. The meeting will be held in the Pinellas Room at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, in Largo. For more information about volunteering or the orientation, call (727) 582-2125.

Land Rover TriRock Triathlon will begin on Clearwater Beach 11/08/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 8, 2012 7:52pm]
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