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Seminole briefs: Unincorporated residents to host forum Thursday


Unincorporated residents to host forum Thursday

The Unincorporated Seminole Community Association will host a forum to discuss county matters Thursday.

USEM-CA is a nonprofit organization that provides information and services to the community.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday.

Where: St. Petersburg College/Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St.

Info: Call 392-3082 or visit

Presbyterians plan

campfire Friday for all

A community campfire is set for Friday at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church. Allegheny Mountain dulcimer players Clark Parry and Lucinda Durkee will perform. The event will include a sing-along of campfire songs and prize drawings.

When: 7 p.m. Friday.

Where: Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St.

'Cats & Dogs' unleashed in park Friday night

Cats & Dogs, a family-friendly movie, will be screened Friday evening at Seminole City Park as part of the "Movies Under the Stars" series.

The springtime outdoor film series screens a different movie each Friday night during April, weather permitting. Each showing begins at 8.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and don't forget 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: Contact Duane Crandall at


Weeklong specialty camps are scheduled

Seminole Recreation has a few spots remaining for the specialty and sports summer camps. The weeklong specialty camps run two to three hours each day. Children must be registered Seminole Recreation members to participate.

Camps offered this summer include baton and cheerleading, art, basketball, football, soccer, tae kwon do, ballet-tap, modeling-acting and hip-hop dance. Call 391-8345 for more information.

Seminole library offers free movies on 2 days

The Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, offers adult and family films and programs for tots and teens, all for free.

Adults can enjoy classic movies at

1 p.m. Fridays. This week's scheduled film is Cowboy.

The family movies are at 2 p.m. Saturdays and feature films appropriate for all ages. Free popcorn and sodas are provided by the Friends of the Library. This week's film is Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.


Bait a hook and reel in quality time with family

Families are invited to participate in the Family Fun Fishing Day on Saturday at Walsingham Park.

The event is hosted by the Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department, Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast, and Sweetbay supermarket of Seminole.

Fishing poles and bait will be provided, so even the most inexperienced anglers can try their hand. Seasoned anglers are welcomed to bring their own poles so they don't have to wait for one to become available.

Admission is free; proceeds from concessions will go toward the purchase of worms for the fishing days.

When: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Where: Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave., Largo.

Info: Call the Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department at


Volunteers to spruce up single-parent village

The public is invited to attend Beautification Day and Spring Fling on Saturday at the Pinellas Village, a 120-apartment community that helps single-parent families become self-sufficient.

Residents and Lowe's employees will volunteer time to replace fencing and lighting, plant flowers, replace mulch, install blinds in the child care center and add picnic tables. A $14,000 grant from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation will help cover the cost.

A celebration that afternoon will include live music, a moonwalk for children, and food and drinks provided by the Sports Bar and Grill, Beef O'Brady's Seminole, Dunkin' Donuts, Winn-Dixie, Merita Bread, NuVista Foods and Sonny's Real Pit BBQ.

When: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Spring Fling celebration starts at noon and goes until 3 p.m.

Where: 8384 Bayou Boardwalk.


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 is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

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