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Pinellas news and notes, July 6: prescribed burn at Brooker Creek

early Thursday in Tampa Bay was the son of a prominent Tarpon Springs couple. Story, Section B.

Celebrating the legacy of citrus

Saturday at the Dunedin Orange Festival. Diversions, Page 5



The Florida Forest Service will conduct a prescribed burn in the Brooker Creek Preserve today. The burn is expected to start at 9 a.m. and end at about 4 p.m. It involves approximately 12 acres near the Ridgemoor subdivision. For information on current burns on conservation lands managed by Pinellas County, please call the Burn Hotline at (727) 582-BURN (2876).

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Learn to make a memory book

Registration is now open for "Between the Covers,'' an installment of an adult reading program at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., at 2 p.m. Saturday. Artist Sally Robertshaw will guide participants through the process of making a memory book. Cost is $6 for materials. Register at the adult services desk. For more information, call (727) 784-3332.

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Auditions coming up for local show

Auditions for The Iliad, Odyssey and all of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less, by Jay Hopkins and John Hunter, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. The show, directed by Rick Bronson, will be held Sept. 14-16 and Sept. 21-23 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. The necessary cast is at least three men and two women. Each actor will play between 18 and 32 characters. For more information, call Bronson at (727) 455-6887.

Scrabble Club invites players

Play Scrabble every Saturday through the summer with the Scrabble Club at the Tarpon Springs Public Library. Bring your own boards or use the library's. The free weekly event is open to beginners and advanced players, from high school age to adult. Games run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the library, 138 E Lemon St.


A miniature horse named Star that visits schools and nursing homes, subject of a Tampa Bay Times story May 20, is handled by a local business called Star and Friends. The phone number is (727) 943-0077.

Pinellas news and notes, July 6: prescribed burn at Brooker Creek 07/05/12 [Last modified: Thursday, July 5, 2012 7:46pm]
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