Row, row, row
your boat and help clean up waterways
Folks in canoes and kayaks are needed to help clean up Cross Bayou Canal and Joe's Creek on Saturday morning. Staff members from Pinellas County Environmental Management will help volunteers in the beautification project from boats along the bayou. Volunteer registration starts at 8:30 a.m., and trash collection will begin at 9 a.m. Volunteers can launch from the Pinellas County property at the end of 78th Street N, across Park Boulevard from the Wagon Wheel Flea Market. Interested volunteers who do not have a craft can call Robert McWilliams for information on how to volunteer at 464-4425. A parent or guardian must accompany volunteers under 18. Groups must register in advance by calling the Pinellas County Volunteer Services Program at 464-3945.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Meet at the end of 78th Street N in (Pinellas Park), across Park Boulevard from the Wagon Wheel Flea Market.
Info: Call 464-4425.
School yard sale is set for Saturday morning
The Richard L. Sanders School will hold a community yard sale Saturday morning in the school's parking lot. The sale is sponsored by the school's hospitality committee. Proceeds will support committee activities that acknowledge the school staff.
When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Richard L. Sanders School parking lot, 5025 76th Ave. N, Pinellas Park.
Info: Call 547-7728.
Mustang Club will hold Spring Fling Car Show
The Suncoast Mustang Club will hold its second annual Spring Fling Car Show on Saturday at Pinellas Park's Town Square Plaza Park. Come out and stroll through the park and enjoy the classic and new Mustang and Shelby Fords on display. Food and drinks will be available.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Town Square Plaza Park, 5121 80th Ave. N.
Info: To register online, go to www.restomodplus.com or call Wayne at 573-9696.
Planning is under way for July Fourth parade
The Lealman Fire District seeks participants for its annual Fourth of July parade, which is a community tradition for the Lealman and Kenneth City area. The annual community festival will be after the parade and will have free food, games and prizes. Last year's event drew more than 1,200 people. If your group, organization or business wants to participate, please contact Lt. Jim Millican at 526-5650, ext. 549.
Family Center offers assistance to residents
The Lealman Family Center offers a variety of programs and services to qualifying residents such as after care, summer programs, and computer, art and dance classes for kids and adults. The center also helps families needing emergency assistance.
Where: 4255 56th Ave. N.
Info: Call 528-7891 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mid County Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times Correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news for Pinellas Park, Seminole, Lealman and Kenneth City to SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. The deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.