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North Pinellas briefs: Water ski team to give Saturday shows


Water ski team will give shows on Saturdays

The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show team will perform at 6 p.m. every Saturday in April on Tower Lake, behind the Oldsmar Flea Market. Besides the 6 p.m. show, the group's annual SkiFest features performances at 2 and 4 p.m. April 26. Shows are free; grandstand seating is available. From Tampa Road, go north on Race Track Road, left on Douglas Road and left at the ski team sign. Call (813) 265-9685.

Artists exhibit wares at City Hall

More than a dozen Oldsmar artists have work on exhibit at Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St. W, through April 20. The Oldsmar Art Club exhibit includes jewelry, sculpture, metal art, oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings. City Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More of the group's art is on display at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E.

Cheerleaders seek cans for recycling

The Oldsmar Falcons Cheerleaders, who cheer for the Tampa Bay Youth Football League, are collecting aluminum cans to raise funds for new uniforms. Drop off cans from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Canal Park, 3120 Tampa Road. To have cans picked up, call Tony Gallo at (727) 808-0947.

Volunteer tax help is still available

Trained volunteers from AARP will provide free tax preparation help through April 15. Stop in on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. or Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room B of Teco Hall at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. Bring Social Security cards and pertinent records like W2s, 1099s. If possible, also bring a copy of last year's return. Call (813) 749-1178.


Discover more about lakes, ponds

Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, is hosting Lakes and Ponds Education Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19. Get information and watch presentations on the health and management of stormwater ponds. Learn landscape practices that improve water quality, how to get grants for lake and pond restoration and more. The event is free, but registration is requested. Call Anamarie Rivera at (727) 464-4425.

Church offers free tutoring sessions

Can't afford a tutor, but need help with a school subject? East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, offers free tutors from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays through April on the second floor of the education building. Tutors are working toward community hours for Bright Futures scholarships. To sign up, call Robin Borland at (727) 784-9250, ext. 115.

Library closing for computer work

East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, will close from April 21 through April 26 while computers are converted to a new system. Call (727) 773-2665.

Garden Club plans to meet for lunch

The Palm Harbor Garden Club will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. April 14 at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road. Donna Sutton will talk about orchids in memory of the group's founder, Ruth Durback. Guests are welcome. Call Carolyn Desmarais at (727) 942-3038.

North Pinellas briefs: Water ski team to give Saturday shows 04/05/08 [Last modified: Saturday, April 5, 2008 11:24am]
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