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Pinellas Park area Neighborhood Notebook


Author Tim Dorsey to pop in at the library Tuesday

New York Times bestselling novelist Tim Dorsey will appear Tuesday at the Pinellas Park Public Library. Dorsey is the author of nine humorous Florida-based crime capers featuring recurring character Serge A. Storms, a serial killer/historian.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Pinellas Park Public Library, 7770 52nd St. N.

Storytellers' Guild to host Tellabration

The Tampa Bay Storytellers' Guild will host an evening of old-fashioned storytelling Nov. 22 at the library.

Tellabration is an annual celebration of storytelling that is observed worldwide. The Tampa Bay Storytellers' Guild is a nonprofit organization that supports the art of storytelling with regular meetings, gives workshops and provides scholarships for the annual Florida Storytelling Association's Story Camp. Members of the guild will donate their time and talent for the free event.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 22

Where: Pinellas Park Library, 7770 52nd St. N.

Information: Call 541-0718.

Outdoor family movie is planned Nov. 22

The Movies in the Park series continues Nov. 22. The fun will begin with live entertainment at 6 p.m., and a family-friendly movie starts after dark. Concession sales will benefit the Pinellas Park Firefighters Benevolence Fund.

When: 6 p.m. Nov. 22

Where: Town Square Plaza Park, 5010 81st Ave. N.


Social Club keeps dues low, seeks members

The Kenneth City Social Club, formerly known as the Kenneth City Homeowners Association, has decided not to raise the membership dues for 2009, keeping the annual fee to $5 per household.

The name of the group recently changed. Organizers hope to gain members in Kenneth City as well as the surrounding areas.

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month at the Kenneth City Auditorium, 4610 58th St. N, from September through June. The group also sponsors a pancake breakfast the second Saturday of each month except for July and August. For more information, contact membership chairman Dick Laneau at 345-4323 or e-mail

Mentors support, coach parents who need it

Volunteers interested in mentoring parents are sought by Help a Child.Parent aides help break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by working with parents in need of support and coaching.

Volunteers interested in being a part of the Parent Aide Program may contact Pat Measel, volunteer recruiter, at 544-3900, ext. 169.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

Pinellas Park area Neighborhood Notebook 11/11/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:31am]
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