ST. PETE BEACH
E.T. and pals romp in Saturday matinee at the Beach Theatre
The historic Beach Theatre's ongoing Saturday morning matinee series welcomes kids of every age. This week's matinee is the 1982 classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. Admission is free.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach.
Info: Call 360-6697 or visit www.beach-theatre.com.
Corey Avenue shops plan Dog Days of Summer stroll
Corey Avenue merchants will stay open late Aug. 29, for the Dog Days of Summer stroll. Enjoy live music, free beer and wine samples as well as a variety of snacks. The event is free, as is parking.
When: 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 29.
Where: Corey Avenue.
Call (727) 363-6888 for information.
Twin Towers memorial sculpture dedication set
A dedication ceremony for a new Twin Towers memorial sculpture is scheduled for Sept. 6 at Friendship Park in Redington Beach.
The memorial has been created by artist Vladimir Hostomsky, a resident of Redington Beach, who donated his work to the town in honor of the 9/11 victims. To fund the project, organizers are selling engraved bricks, which are being used in the foundation around the memorial.
Contributions to the Redington Beach Twin Towers Project may be mailed to Redington Beach Twin Towers Project, P. O. Box 86252, Madeira Beach, FL 33738.
When: 10 a.m. Sept. 6.
Where: Friendship Park, 164th Avenue.
Info: Call 392-0606.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH
Homeowners group's quarterly meeting today
The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association will have its quarterly membership meeting today. Agenda items include finalizing plans for several upcoming events and forming the Taste of Indian Rocks Beach planning committee. Also, a representative from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office will provide a demonstration of the new optical scan voting system, which will be used during the primary election on Aug. 26.
When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Where: Indian Rocks Beach City Hall, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd.
Info: Visit the neighborhood Web site at www.IRBhome.com.
Homeowners' boat club to meet, discuss future
The newly formed Indian Rocks Beach Homeowner's Boat Club is accepting members. The group will meet Thursday to discuss finalizing plans for Saturday's island cookout, as well as participation in upcoming events including the Coastal Clean-up in October, the Veterans Day boat parade and the Christmas boat parade.
When: Social hour at 6 p.m. Meeting begins 7 p.m. Thursday.
Where: Marlin Time Sports Bar (inside Brewmaster Steak House), 401 Second St.
Info: Call Bob Griffin at 517-1997 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Classes will be starting at the Beach Art Center
The Beach Art Center will offer several new classes starting in September including two pottery classes designed for homeschooled children. The center will offer classes six days a week with evening classes offered Monday through Thursday. For a listing of classes check the center's Web site at www.beachartcenter.org or call 596-4331 for information. The Art Center is closed this month and will reopen Sept. 2.
Taste of Indian Rocks Beach on tap Nov. 8
The 2008 Taste of Indian Rocks Beach event is scheduled for Nov. 8 at Chic-A-Si Park in Indian Rocks Beach. The event will be co-sponsored by the Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association and Indian Rocks Beach. Contact Becky at 517-3131 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on becoming a food vendor.
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