Talk to vendors, get health screenings
at Seminole mall
Seminole Mall and Freedom Square will co-host the second monthly Walking Club Health Fair at the mall Friday. The mall walkers club meets the first Friday of each month in Seminole Mall's food court and begins walking at 9 a.m. Vendors will be on hand from 9 to noon to offer information and health screenings. This month's exhibitors include Suncoast Hospital. The staff will provide information on diabetes, circulation and wound care. Have your blood pressure checked by Personal Touch Home Health and stop by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce's table for updates on events planned for the summer. Other organizations that will participate include Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, RSVP and the American Cancer Society. The public is encouraged to stop by.
When: 9 a.m. to noon Friday
Where: Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd. N
Info: Contact Diane, 398-0451
Movies Under the Stars starts with James Bond
Casino Royale, a James Bond thriller, will kick off Seminole's fifth annual Movies Under the Stars series on Friday evening at Seminole City Park. A film will be shown each Friday in April. This year's "spy spectacular" theme will focus on favorite spy movies from recent years. Each showing will begin at 8 p.m. at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. Bring your 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: Contact Duane Crandall, 391-8345
Events and programs
at Community Library
The Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, offers lots of free programs including adult and family film series, and programs for tots and teens. The adult film series screens classic movies at 1 p.m. on Fridays. This week's film is the 1936 drama San Francisco, starring Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald.
The family movie series is Saturdays at 2 p.m. Free popcorn and sodas are provided by the Friends of the Library. This week's film is the The Wild Thornberrys, an animated feature based on the animated TV series of the same name.
Teen programs this week include the Library Youth Advisory Board, which meets at 7 .p.m. Thursday.
The Tween Drop-In program, for students in grades fifth through eighth, is today from 1 to 3 p.m. Stop by for an afternoon of crafts, games, snacks and more.
Teen Fun Night is for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Look for the special flier in the library's Teen Zone for more information or call 394-6922.
Seminole Stampede rescheduled for May 17
The date of the Seminole Stampede 10K, 5K and 1-mile run has been changed from April 15 to May 17. The location and registration fees remain the same. For more information on the race, visit the Web site at
Historical society welcomes artifacts
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
Bands are needed for Music in the Park series
Seminole is seeking bands to perform in its 2008 Music in the Park series, 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 in April. The deadline for applications is April 24. Individual performers, groups and bands are encouraged to apply by contacting Duane Crandall, 391-8345.
Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com 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.