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Neighborhood news in South Pinellas


DAR chapter is offering $1,000 scholarship

The Princess Hirrihigua Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a $1,000 scholarship to Pinellas graduating high school seniors. Applicants should contact the administrative offices of their schools or visit for a link to the scholarship site. Download the application form and follow the instructions. Completed forms and attachments must be postmarked no later than April 1. Winners will be announced May 1.

St. Petersburg

Museum to celebrate city's founding families

The St. Petersburg Museum of History will celebrate the city's founding families from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Signature Place, at Second Avenue and First Street S. News anchor John Wilson will be the presenter, and Pat Cole Henry will perform music. The cost is $50. Call (727) 898-6640 or (727) 526-7592.

St. Petersburg

Science Center offers spring break camp

Register for spring break camp at the Science Center, 7701 22nd Ave. N, for children in kindergarten and above March 29 through April 2. Sessions are 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. with supervised before-care, lunch and after-care. Spots are first-come, first-served. Call (727) 384-0027 or visit for information and an application.


Synagogue will hold two-day rummage sale

Congregation Beth Sholom, 1844 54th St. S, Gulfport, will hold a rummage sale at 8 a.m. on Friday and March 21. Everything from clothing, collectibles, silver, holiday decorations, a boutique corner and household items will be available.


SPCA offers workshop on basics of canine care

SPCA Tampa Bay is offering the Canine Basics for Busy People workshop at 10:30 a.m. today at the SPCA shelter, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. The two-hour seminar offers practical tips for stress-free living with dogs, sharpening communication and basic handling skills. It includes house training, chew toy training, jumping, barking, pulling and more. The fee is $25 for the public and free for SPCA Tampa Bay adopters. Dogs must have current rabies vaccinations. For information or to register, visit or call (727) 586-3591.


Casino Ballroom to offer dancing, lessons today

The Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S, is hosting ballroom dance and lessons with a band today. Lesson are from 6 to 7 p.m. with dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. Call (727) 893-1070 for more information.


SPCA offers specials for St. CaTricks Day event

SPCA Tampa Bay is celebrating St. CaTricks Day on Wednesday with the following specials: adopt an adult cat (1 year old or older) and the adoption fees are waived; any green pet accessory, apparel or toy in the Pet Boutique is 20 percent off, and take an additional 10 percent off boutique purchases if you are wearing green. SPCA Tampa Bay is at 9099 130th Ave N, Largo, and is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information or to view adoptable animals, visit or call (727) 586-3591.


Opportunities offered to practice SAT or ACT

The Princeton Review is offering free SATs or ACTs to students who want to see how they would do on either test at locations throughout the bay area. This event will be followed by free sessions where students will get detailed score analyses, and test-taking tips and strategies. Visit Princeton to find dates, times and locations, and to enroll.


Volunteer to deliver meals to homebound

Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound Pinellas residents through the Neighborly Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers can pick up meals at sites near them and deliver them to homebound residents in their area. Call Pat Hazell at (727) 573-9444, ext. 291.

Neighborhood news in South Pinellas 03/13/10 [Last modified: Friday, March 12, 2010 6:10pm]
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