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News and notes for southern Pinellas County

Yoga Village at Sunken Gardens: Breathe in yoga's meditative benefits at 12:30 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday at 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 551-3102 or visit stpete.org/sunken.

Core fitness: Build strength through your core with this class held from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. $10 per class or $48 for eight weeks. Join any time. St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Information: (727) 692-9093 or findmyfit.me.

Water aerobics: Classes are from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $5 for residents, $6 nonresidents. Free for SilverSneakers members. Call (727) 363-9245

Senior excursions: The St. Pete Beach Community Center offers these trips: June 7, the SS American Victory and lunch at Channelside; July 19, Tampa Bay Downs; and Aug. 16, the Hard Rock Casino. Excursions depart at 9 a.m. from the center at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive and return by 4 p.m. Register by the Wednesday before each trip. $12 for residents, $15 for nonresidents. Information: (727) 363-9245 or spbrec.com.

Wearable Art Show and Sale: As part of the city of Madeira Beach "Monthly Madness on Mad Beach," visitors can view and shop for wearable art. From mad bags to glad rags, from bling to blue jeans, this event features creations for men, women, children and pets. It includes clothing, hats, shoes, jewelry, handbags, knits, hair and wardrobe accessories, costumes and masks. Fashion-related activities and shows will add to the fashion fun. Free. 2 to 7 p.m., Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 26. 15004 Madeira Way. For information, call (727) 322-5217

Parent And Child Summer Swim Lessons: The St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, is offering parent and child swim lessons for ages 6 months to 3 years old. Goals for this program include the child's enjoyment and adjustment in and around the water, while instructing parents how to assist in the development of their children's future swimming skills. Classes are held Monday through Thursday and last 30 minutes. Classes are available in the afternoon and evening and run in two week session. Sessions costs $40 for residents of St. Pete Beach and $45 for nonresidents. Registration starts Thursday. For information, call (727) 363-9264 or visit spbrec.com.

Youth development program: The Pinellas Opportunity Council is accepting applications for a six-week pre-employment training and development program for students 14 or 15 in ninth or 10th grades with a GPA of 2.5 or better and who meet income guidelines. Students will attend training and be placed in on-the-job-training at various job sites. Students who complete the program will receive a stipend. Deadline to turn in applications is Friday. For information, and for agencies interested in placing students, call (727) 823-4101, ext. 15.

The Suncoast Center needs adult volunteers to serve as mentors, providing friendship and support to parents challenged in raising children. Training provided. Call (727) 543-0677.

Neighborly Meals on Wheels: Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound residents in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Gulfport and Pinellas Park. If you have 1 ½ hours at midday to help, you could improve someone's life. Call (727) 573-9444, ext. 4210.

Senior dining services: Senior citizens are invited to join one of 10 senior dining sites throughout Pinellas County where hot, nutritious midday meals are offered. It's also a place to socialize and enjoy a wide variety of planned activities. There's no charge for meals, however, donations are accepted. Seniors must be a registered diner with Neighborly Care Network, at least 60 years old and live in Pinellas County. Free transportation is provided to the closest dining site if needed. You must register 72 hours in advance to become a participant at the dining sites and to receive transportation. For information, call (727) 573-9444.

Reclaimed-water restrictions: Through June 30, irrigation with Pinellas reclaimed water will be limited to three days per week, based on the resident's home address. House numbers that end in even numbers (0, 2, 4, 6, 8) water on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. House numbers that end in odd numbers (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) water on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. A property that contains a mix of addresses or if an address cannot be determined should water on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. No watering between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. or on Mondays. For information, visit pinellascounty.org/reclaimed or call (727) 464-4000.

News and notes for southern Pinellas County 05/18/13 [Last modified: Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:48pm]
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