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Seminole Neighborhood Notebook: Science Center director to speak at Kiwanis breakfast


Science Center director to speak at Kiwanis breakfast

Madelaine "Maddy" McNaughton, executive director of the Science Center of Pinellas, is the scheduled guest speaker at the Tuesday meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast.

McNaughton will discuss the latest developments, educational programs and community partnerships at the center. The group's meetings are Tuesday mornings at 7:15. New members are welcome.

When: 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Where: Seminole Family Restaurant, 6864 Seminole Blvd.

Like a flick while you float? This is for you

Seminole's Aquatic Center will host another summer of poolside movies starting next week. The Poolside Premiers program lets swimmers float in the pool while watching a full-length feature film projected on a large outdoor screen. Grab your raft and join Seminole Aquatics for a night out at the movies. Admission is $1.50 for child members, $2 for adult members, $3 for child guests, and $4 for adult guests. Call the aquatic center at 397-6085 for information.

When: Dusk on July 11.

Where: Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N.

Library offers variety for kids this summer

The Seminole Community Library offers a variety of activities for kids this summer. Teens can check out special programs including Teen Thursdays at 2 p.m. each week. Teen Thursdays requires registration. Call 395-6904 for information.

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

Info: Visit

Bowling fundraiser benefits stray animals

The SPCA Tampa Bay will hold a bowling fundraiser at Seminole Lanes on July 19 to raise money to provide emergency medical care to sick and injured strays.

The SPCA also investigates suspected animal cruelty and educates the public on the humane care of pets. Family and corporate teams can register to bowl and get more information at

Seminole Recreation offers several programs


Hatha Yoga classes combine posture, breathing and relaxation techniques with the goal of enhancing physical strength and flexibility, mental clarity, and inner peace.

The instruction is suitable for teens and adults at all levels. Classes meet Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Students must have a Seminole Recreation card to participate. Call 391-8345.

Summer camp openings

Some spots remain for specialty and sports summer camps.

Specialty camps are weeklong programs that run two to three hours each day and specialize in a specific activity. 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.

Tennis clinics

Enjoy tennis activities and instruction while having fun and staying active.

Monday night is tennis night at the Seminole Tennis Club Park, 7283 113th St.

Students can sign up and pay at the Recreation Center office by the month or by the class. Fees are $40 per four-week session, and one-time classes range from $10 to $14 per session.

Contact Scott Hagenbuch at 698-9288 or, or call the Seminole Recreation Center at 391-8345.

Tae kwon do

Monday nights at the Seminole Recreation Center are a kicking good time. Martial arts master Kim Jackson instructs students ages 3 and up. Classes last 45 minutes.

The fee for youth and adult classes is $40 per four-week session.

Call the Recreation Center for more information on class times and membership at 391-8345.

Students must be Seminole Recreation members to participate.

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

Seminole Neighborhood Notebook: Science Center director to speak at Kiwanis breakfast 07/01/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 2:00pm]
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