Friday, November 24, 2017
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Pinellas events, services and classes

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Homecoming dresses: The Belle of the Ball Project offers 3,000 dresses, plus shoes and purses, to low-income high school girls. No appointment is needed. A donation is requested but not required. Shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Oct. 19 and 26 at Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd. N. For other sites and information, call (727) 386-4502 or visit belleoftheballproject.com.

Pass-a-Grille pancakes: The Men's Ministry of Pass-a-Grille Beach Community Church will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and orange juice from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. Buy beforehand at the church office or at the door, at 107 16th Ave., St. Pete Beach. Information: (727) 360-5508.

Exercise program for arthritis sufferers: Learn to improve your overall wellness with a six-week, low-impact exercise program that begins in November. Register at one of these participating locations: Sunshine Senior Center, 330 Fifth St. N; Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S; Roberts Center, 1246 50th Ave. N; or Azalea Center, 1600 72nd St. N. For more information, call (727) 893-7102 or visit stpeteparksrec.org.

Showcase of Services: The Pinellas Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition is presenting its 17th annual Showcase of Services from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Pinellas Technical Education Center, St. Petersburg. More than 40 social services agencies will be present. Some of the resources that will be available are educational assistance, mobile medical unit, information and referral, resume help, Department of Motor Vehicles, voter registration, clothing referrals and employment assistance. Free. 901 34th St. S. For information, call (727) 341-3736, (727) 344-1611, ext. 414 or (813) 233-2530.

Free nonprofit vendor space: The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is offering one free vendor space each week for nonprofit organizations. Groups may use the space to provide free information, promote and sell tickets to upcoming events, offer community outreach, raise funds, or sell items for fundraising. Any items to be sold must be preapproved by market managers. All funds raised in any manner must be for the benefit of the nonprofit organization. For information contact Laura Garrison at [email protected]

Volunteers needed: Neighborly Care Network, which oversees the Meals on Wheels program in Pinellas County, needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Pinellas Park and St. Petersburg. Volunteers deliver meals from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Schedules are flexible. For information, call (727) 573-9444, ext. 3221.

Pipe screams: Christ United Methodist Church will host the American Guild of Organists, St. Petersburg Chapter, as they perform "pumpkin carols" at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25. Concertgoers are invited to join in song and costume; a free-will offering will be extended for the AGO Scholarship Fund. 476 First Ave. N, St Petersburg. For information, call (727) 822-3343.

Enjoy a fall festival: Kids and grownups can enjoy fun, food, and entertainment at Seminole United Methodist Church's fall festival. Located 5400 Seminole Blvd., this year's event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 26. For information call (727) 391-9781 or visit www.sumconline.com.

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