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Seminole briefs: No haircuts, just harmonies, from barbershop group

No haircuts, just harmonies, from barbershop group

Fans of barbershop quartets are in for a treat as the Palm Harbor Crystal-Aires perform at the Seminole Community Library's Sunday Musical series. The Crystal-Aires will perform four-part harmonies at the free concert. The Sunday Musicale is a monthly series presented September through April by the Friends of the Seminole Library.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N

Info: Call 394-6923 for more information

One-man presentation focuses on Robert E. Lee

Gen. Robert E. Lee will appear next week at the library to discuss his work to help heal the nation after the Civil War. Retired educator and historian Harold Clark McIntosh will present a costumed, dramatic one-man show portraying Lee, who after defeat in the Civil War helped usher his country along the path of recovery.

When: 2 p.m. April 17

Where: Program Room B, the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N

Info: Call 394-6923

More events, programs at Community Library

The Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, offers a variety of free programs including adult and family film series and programs for tots and teens.

The adult film series screens classic movies Fridays at 1 p.m. This week's film is Boys Town.

The family movie series is Saturdays at 2 p.m. Free popcorn and sodas are provided by Friends of the Library. This week's film is the comedy Evan Almighty.

'Agent Cody Banks' at star-studded film series

This week's film in Seminole's "Movies Under the Stars" series is Agent Cody Banks. The family-friendly movie will be screened Friday at Seminole City Park. The springtime outdoor film series screens a different film each Friday during April, weather permitting. In keeping with this year's "spy spectacular" theme, the series will focus on favorite spy movies from recent years. Each showing begins at 8 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and don't forget the bug repellent. Food and drinks will be available for purchase to benefit the Seminole Teen Board. Admission is free.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road

Info: Duane Crandall, 391-8345

Seminole Stampede

is now May 17 at park

The annual Seminole Stampede 10K, 5K and 1-mile run is May 17 at Walsingham Park. For more information on the race, visit the Web site at

Enjoy local history? This group could be for you

The next meeting of the Seminole Historical Society is April 26. The society meets on the third Wednesday of the month. Anyone with an interest in local history is welcome to attend. The group is always seeking donations of artifacts to add to its collection.

When: 7 p.m. April 16

Where: Room 210B of the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N

Music in the Park series in search of performers

The city of Seminole seeks participants for its 2008 Music in the Park series. Music in the Park is a six-week outdoor concert series that kicks off in the fall and showcases a different music genre each week. Performers for the 12th annual series will be selected through a committee process this month. The deadline for applications is April 24. Individual performers, groups and bands are encouraged to apply by contacting Duane Crandall, 391-8345.

It's Freaky Friday

for the preschool set

Mom and Dad need a night off this week? Preschool-age children (3 to 5-year-olds) are invited to enjoy Seminole Recreation's Preschool Freaky Friday. This parent's night out is a great opportunity for children to socialize and have fun in a safe environment. Seminole Recreation's preschool instructor, Bonnie Spatafora, will lead the group in arts and crafts, story time and interactive activities throughout the evening. Children must be Seminole Recreation members. The fee is $10 per child. Freaky Friday will be at the Seminole Recreation Center preschool room from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Call Tara McClintick at 391-8345 for more information.

Grade schoolers get Freaky Friday, too

Join the fun at Seminole Recreation's Freaky Friday for children in grades K-5. The evening is from 7 to 11 p.m. and features supervised activities, games and music. Children must be Seminole Recreation members; the fee is $10 per child. Call Tara McClintick, 391-8345.


Get facts on Africanized bees, outdoor safety

Wondering about stories you might have heard about aggressive Africanized bees? Hear from expert Jerry Hayes of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Division of Plant Industry about how to recognize a potentially Africanized colony, what to do and avoiding overreacting to the presence of nonthreatening insects. The free educational event will help you learn about how to enjoy the outdoors safe from threat of bee stings.

Where: Magnolia Room of the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo

When: 7 to 8 p.m. today

Info: Registration is required. Call 582-2673.

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

Seminole briefs: No haircuts, just harmonies, from barbershop group 04/08/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:25am]
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