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Seminole notebook: Grab blanket or chair, head to park for a free concert


Grab blanket or chair, head to park for a free concert

Seminole's 12th annual fall Music in the Park concert series continues Friday at Seminole City Park, weather permitting, with a performance by the Gumbo Boogie Band, the fourth group in the line-up. The six-week series is a free community event that features live music in the park every Friday evening through Oct. 17. Other scheduled performers in the weeks ahead include the Supernatural, and the Barracuda's Reunion Concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, refreshments will available for sale. Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not permitted in the park.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Where: Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road.

Info: Call 391-8345.

Women's golf league seeks new members

The Tides Women's Golf League plays Tuesday mornings at the Tides Golf Course, 11832 66th Ave. N Seminole. The group welcomes new members. A new nine-hole league for women begins Monday. Call Carol, 579-4167, for more information or stop by the Tides Golf Course.

Volunteers needed for haunted house

The City of Seminole and the Kiwanis Club of Seminole are seeking volunteer actors to participate in the 2008 Seminole Asylum Haunted House Oct. 23, 24, and 25 at the Seminole Recreation Center. Hours of operation are 6 to 9 p.m. Volunteers will be needed to assist with make-up and costumes, and to play Halloween "scare-actors." Call Duane or Kacy for details, 391-8345.

Seminole Recreation offers classes, activities

All Seminole Recreation classes and activities are offered at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Activities require a valid Seminole Recreation card. Call the Recreation Center, 391-8345 for information.

Freaky Friday for kids: October's "Freaky Friday" kid's night out is Friday. Seminole's Recreation Division will host kids in grades K-5 from 7 to 11 p.m. Kids will enjoy a D.J., games, contests, air-brush tattoos, and other fun activities. The fee is $10 per child and includes a slice of pizza and a drink. Participants must be enrolled in grades K-5 to participate.

Senior luncheon: The Oktoberfest luncheon for seniors originally scheduled for Oct. 21 has been changed to Oct. 28. The fee is $8 per person and diners must have a recreation card or be a guest of a recreation member. The lunch will be catered by Freedom Square.

Indoor walking club: Like to walk but hate to sweat a lot? Join the indoor walking club. Walkers meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 to 9 a.m.

Tae kwon do: Martial arts master Kim Jackson instructs students ages 3 and up in 45-minutes classes on Mondays. Youth and adult classes are $40 per four-week session.

Tai chi: Instructor Tom Elman teaches Yang-style tai chi, which uses slow, rhythmic movements to improve breathing, relax the mind and body, and strengthen muscles and bones. The class emphasizes the health aspects of tai chi and requires no special conditioning, clothing, or equipment. The class meets Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m.; the fee for each class is $5 per person.

Pilates: Kelly Rowles instructs Pilates classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes focus on strengthening the core, slimming the body, and improving posture. Fee is $50 per month for eight classes with a one-time materials fee that covers exercise equipment.

In the Zone basketball training: Seminole Recreation will host a new youth basketball training program for kids age 6 to 17 organized by In the Zone Basketball. The weekly basketball instruction is designed for kids at every level. The program is taught by coaches who cover fundamentals, conditioning, and specialized drills for more competitive play in recreation leagues and school teams. Fees, days, and times vary.

Youth ceramics: This class is designed to introduce the basics of hand -building techniques such as coiling, pinch posts, and slab building. The program is open to children ages 7 to 11 and will meet Monday nights from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Seminole Recreation Center. Program fee is $100 per six- week session plus a $30 materials fee.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline is Friday.

Seminole notebook: Grab blanket or chair, head to park for a free concert 09/30/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:35pm]
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