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Seminole notebook: Aquatic Center to screen movie poolside


Check out poolside movie screening at aquatic center

Seminole Aquatics will host a poolside movie screening. Admission for the movie is included in the price to swim at the pool ($1.50 for child members, $2 for adult members, $3 for child guests, and $4 for adult guests). Open to members of Seminole Recreation Center or guests accompanied by a member.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Seminole Aquatic Center at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N

Info: Call the Seminole Aquatic Center at 397-6085.

Bring the family to fishing day at park

The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will host a family fishing day at Walsingham Park. Admission is free. Fishing poles and bait will be provided or anglers may bring their own fishing poles. Proceeds from concession sales of coffee and donuts will go toward the purchase of worms.

When: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday

Where: Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave.

Info: Call Pinellas County Parks and Recreation, 464-3347.

Seminole library to close temporarily

Seminole Community Library at the St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus will be closed Monday and Tuesday to implement a new countywide library data system. The library will re-open next Wednesday.

Info: Michael Bryan, 394-6923 or e-mail

Mayor to speak about his lung transplant

The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast invites the public to share breakfast and learn about organ donation from local recipient Seminole Mayor Jimmy Johnson. Johnson received a lung transplant in March and will share his experiences. Ed Evans from Life Link will also join the discussion about organ donation.

Meetings of the Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast are held every Tuesday morning and feature informative guest speakers from local business, government and nonprofit organizations discussing on a wide-range of topics. New members are welcome to join at any time.

When: 7:15 a.m. Tuesday

Where: Seminole Family Restaurant, 6864 Seminole Blvd.

Seniors, learn about reverse mortgages

A public seminar covering the pros and cons of the FHA government Reverse Mortgage Program is scheduled for the Seminole Community Library. The educational session is free and open to the public. Literature and information will be provided by AARP, the National Council on Aging and the National Council on Aging in Place. The program will be presented by certified reverse mortgage experts. Refreshments will be provided.

Where: Seminole Community Library at St. Petersburg College Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N

When: 10 a.m. Aug. 7

Info: Call Donna Moore, 831-3416

New men's group to meet in Freedom Square

Freedom Square is hosting a newly formed men's group that will meet monthly in the auditorium of the retirement community for fellowship and educational presentations. The first meeting will feature Timothy Schuler, who will discuss his experiences serving as the district governor for the Rotary. The group is open to the public. A light breakfast will be served.

When: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 7

Where: Roskamp Auditorium of Freedom Square, 7800 Liberty Lane (just east of Seminole Mall)

Info: RSVP to Diane Vandiver, 398-0244

Sign up for youth flag football begins soon

Seminole Recreation will begin youth flag football registration in August. Youth flag football is for boys and girls ages 3 to 14. The co-ed league will meet Friday nights beginning Sept. 12. Registration is $99 per child, which includes NFL-licensed jerseys and flags. A Seminole Recreation Card is required to participate. Call 391-8345.

Grownups' dodge ball begins Sept. 2

Seminole Recreation is organizing the second annual adult co-ed dodge ball league. Games will be Tuesday nights starting Sept. 2. The team fee is $75 per team for the seven-week season. Games will be played indoors at the Seminole Recreation Center gymnasium. Call Chris Bornfleth at 397-6085.

Learn to relax, get healthy with tai chi

Looking for a way to relax and rewind after a busy day at the office? Yang style tai chi classes taught by instructor Tom Elman at the Seminole Recreation Center may be a great start. The class emphasizes the health aspects of tai chi and requires no special conditioning, clothing or equipment. Classes meet at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Class fees are $5 per person. A Seminole Recreation card is required. Stop by the Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N or call 391-8345.

Yoga classes move to Wednesdays

The weekly hatha yoga classes at Seminole Recreation Center have moved from Mondays to 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The class combines postures, breathing and relaxation techniques with the goal of enhancing physical strength and flexibility. It is suitable for teens and adults at all levels. Classes are $7 per session. Students must have a Seminole Recreation Card to participate. Call 391-8345 for information.

Seminole Recreation seeks instructors

Seminole Recreation is seeking instructors to teach classes at the recreation complex this fall. Paid positions are available for qualified and insured instructors to teach aerobics, Pilates, line dancing and other programs. Instructors must be at least 18 years old and have experience in their area. There is flexibility in the days and times available for scheduling of classes. Call Steve Malla, recreation supervisor, 391-8345 for information.

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

Seminole notebook: Aquatic Center to screen movie poolside 07/29/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:14am]
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