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Prostate cancer awareness race may alter traffic around Morton Plant Hospital

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See some out-of-this-world art, and introduce the kids to a real astronaut, this weekend in Dunedin. Diversions, Page 4

CLEARWATER

race may alter traffic around morton plant

The third annual Morton Plant Mease Prostate Cancer Awareness Race on Saturday will affect local traffic on several roads around Morton Plant Hospital as well as Clearwater Memorial Causeway. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. These streets will be affected from about 7 to 10 a.m.: Memorial Causeway between Bay Avenue and Island Way, Druid Road W and S, Oak Avenue, Rogers Street, Orange Avenue, Willadel Drive, Coe Road, Flamingo Drive, Bay Avenue and Corbett Street. For information on the Morton Plant Mease Prostate Cancer Awareness Race, please call (727) 253-4056.

NAACP to discuss branch election

The NAACP Upper Pinellas County Branch will meet at 7 p.m. Monday to begin the election process for the 2013 officers and executive committee. The community is invited to attend the meeting, which will be at the North Greenwood Recreation and Aquatic Complex, 900 N Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Clearwater. After the meeting, the nominating committee will submit a report including the nominee names in October. The election will take place in November. For information, call (727) 614-2125.

COUNTYWIDE

Birding hike for novices Saturday

The St. Petersburg Audubon Society will conduct a birding hike for novices to experts Saturday at John Chesnut Sr. Park, 2200 East Lake Road in East Lake. Participants are asked to gather at the first parking area on the left inside the park entrance at least 15 minutes before the start of the walk, which will begin at 8 a.m. and end by 11:30 a.m. The hike is rated a 2 in difficulty on a scale of 1 (easiest) to 5 (most difficult). Participants should bring binoculars, water, a hat, trail snacks, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. The hike is free.

PALM HARBOR

Community yard sale needs vendors

Vendors are needed for a community yard sale scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the North Pinellas Historical Museum, 2043 Curlew Road. Each seller will receive a 12-foot-long space. Tables will not be provided. During the event, the museum will be open for tours. The cost is $25 per vendor space, and checks should be made out to the Palm Harbor Historical Society. Registration is required by Sept. 15. Call (727) 786-2837.

Correction

Dunedin's Starlight Concert series will be from 7 to 9 p.m. each Friday in September. The time was incorrect in Thursday's Clearwater & North Pinellas Times.

Prostate cancer awareness race may alter traffic around Morton Plant Hospital 09/06/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 6, 2012 7:52pm]
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