Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood Notebook

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Pinellas detectives investigating shooting that led to car crash

    Public Safety

    LARGO — Pinellas Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that investigators said led to a man crashing his car after he was shot in the abdomen early Tuesday.

  2. Trump tweets, McCain return set stage for health bill vote (w/video)


    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged Republicans to "step up to the plate" for Tuesday's crucial Senate vote on their bill eviscerating much of the Obama health care law. The stage was set for high drama, with Sen. John McCain returning to the Capitol to cast his first vote since being diagnosed with brain …

    President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and others, speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. [Associated Press]
  3. Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed sister in California (w/video)


    FRESNO, Calif. — A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities say killed her younger sister in California.

    This July 22, 2017 photo provided by the Merced County Sheriff, shows Obdulia Sanchez in Merced, Calif. Sanchez has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram. She was booked into the Merced County Jail on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after Friday's crash that killed her 14-year-old sister and badly injured another 14-year-old girl. [Merced County Sheriff via AP]
  4. Fiancee: Clearwater driver in truck trafficking case helped people


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When a long-haul truck driver from Clearwater called his fiancee Sunday from a jail more than 1,000 miles from home, he had only a few minutes to describe the gruesome events that led to him being charged with a crime in which he could face the death penalty.

    James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, center, is escorted out of the federal courthouse following a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of multiple people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. [Associated Press]
  5. Citizens fill a Pinellas County School Board meeting in 2016.