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Run or walk in Guppy's Gulfside Gallop


Run or walk during the gulfside gallop Saturday morning

The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association and Guppy's on the Beach are sponsoring the Guppy's Gulfside Gallop annual 5K and 1-mile walk/fun run Saturday. The run will start and finish at the county park on Indian Rocks Beach. Registration is $20; proceeds benefit the home­owners association.

When: 8 a.m. Saturday

Where: Indian Rocks Beach County Park, 1700 Gulf Blvd. (1 mile north of Walsingham Road; 1 mile south of the Belleair Causeway).

Info: Registration forms are available online at or by calling 517-3131

Beauty and the Beach
a tale of arts and crafts

The annual Beauty and the Beach Arts & Crafts Show, co-sponsored by the city of Indian Rocks Beach, the Beach Art Center and the Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Department Cultural Development Grants Program, is Saturday in Kolb Park. Enjoy art, live music, a chalk walk, children's activities, the library's book sale, and treats from area restaurants.

When: 9 a.m. to sunset Saturday

Where: Kolb Park

Info: Call 596-4331


Global warming is topic of scholarship contest

The Redington Beach Property Owners Association is accepting entries for its scholarship essay contest. The association will award two scholarships, one for $1,000 and one for $2,000, to graduating seniors who are residents of Redington Beach. Entrants must submit a 1,000-word essay addressing the topic of global warming and its potential impact on the gulf beaches. The deadline for submission is April 18. For more information, contact Rosalee Yurasko, 394-2194 or e-mail


Neighborhood opens
garages, yards for sale

The Three Palms Point neighborhood will have its first neighborhoodwide garage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Three Palms Point is off Gulf Boulevard and 64th Avenue. Items for sale will include household goods, antiques, toys and tools.

Beach Goes Pops with music, museum tours

Bring a blanket or beach chair, pack a picnic basket and listen to live music on Pass-a-Grille while watching the sun set during the 18th annual Beach Goes Pops concert weekend April 18-19. The event, which will benefit the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, starts at 5:30 p.m. April 18 with a performance by the Venturas, followed by Suzette Jennings and Moodswingz.. The lineup the following evening begins at 7:30 with the Caribbean Cowboys followed by the Beach Goes Pops Orchestra.

In addition, the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum will remain open both days until 8 p.m. Visitors will find displays of artifacts and memorabilia from the first settlers to the Roaring Twenties and into the present day. Admission is free. The Beach Goes Pops co-sponsored by the Pass-a-Grille and Vina Del Mar Island Associations and the city of St Pete Beach. Wine, beer and other beverages and food will be for sale and stageside tables are available for reservations Saturday. For information regarding table reservations, contact Nancy Doyal, 643-8931 or by e-mail at For any other inquires, contact David Zavac, 363-0849 or


See residents' work at annual Artspring exhibit

South Pasadena's 22nd annual Artspring is this weekend at City Hall. The exhibit features work by residents. Gallery hours are listed below.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: South Pasadena City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S

Info: Call 347-4171

Book swap lets you give, get good reads

Have some good reads stacking up around the house? Looking for something different to read as you relax under a beach umbrella? Drop by the South Pasadena community book swap this month. The bibliophile swap meet is scheduled for three consecutive Tuesday mornings at City Hall. Bring a book and peruse the cast-offs of other readers.

When: 10 a.m. to noon on April 11, 18, and 25

Where: Cultural arts room of the South Pasadena City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S

Info: Call 347-4171

Scholarship opportunity for adults and youths

Residents of the city of South Pasadena are eligible to apply for the city's annual scholarship award. Applicants (adults as well as graduating high school seniors) must have been residents of South Pasadena for two years, and been accepted to an accredited college, university, trade or technical school. Applications are available at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S, and online at For information, contact the city clerk's office, 347-4171. The deadline is May 30.

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 is 5 p.m. Friday.

Run or walk in Guppy's Gulfside Gallop 04/01/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 1:15pm]
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