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Seminole notebook: Recruiters seek adults to mentor kids

LARGO

Event will recruit adults interested in mentoring kids

Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services will host a recruitment event Saturday at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art for adults interested in mentoring children in need. An English-style tea and brunch will be served, followed by a guided tour of the museum collection. There is no charge to attend, but reservations are required. Call Susan Ryan at 479-1800, ext. 3038, or Sandy Nelson at 479-1814.

When: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Gulf Coast Museum of Art, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo.

SEMINOLE

Recreation center offers range of events, classes

All Seminole Recreation classes and activities are offered at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Call the rec center for information on class dates, times, fees and membership requirements at 391-8345.

Preschool registration

Registration for Seminole Recreation's preschool has begun. The fun-oriented educational program for Seminole Recreation members is directed by teacher Bonnie Spatafora. Parents have flexibility in choosing days and times of attendance for their children. Call 391-8345.

Youth flag football

Seminole Recreation has begun youth flag football registration for boys and girls ages 3 to 14. The co-ed league will meet Friday nights beginning Sept. 12. Registration is $99 per child. Kids must have a Seminole Recreation Card to participate. Call 391-8345.

Ceramics for kids

Seminole Recreation Center has a new kiln ready for firing ceramics. Classes for kids will introduce students to the basic ceramic hand-building techniques. The program is open to children ages 7 to 11 and will meet 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. The first six-week session begins Sept. 8. Call 391-8345.

Porcelain for adults

Adult porcelain-making classes are now offered at Seminole Recreation Center. Classes meet 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays with instructor Kathryn Hebert. Call 391-8345.

Stroller Fit workout

Stroller Fit is a stroller workout parents can do with their kids that incorporates cardio, resistance training and core exercises. Classes meet 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. The first session is Sept. 2. Call 391-8345.

Dodgeball for adults

Seminole Recreation is beginning a fall adult coed dodgeball league. Teams will play six regular-season games with one week of playoffs. Teams must be registered by a Seminole Recreation Center member. Rosters consist of up to 12 players per team with six on the court at one time. Participants must be at least 16. Registration ends Aug. 22. Call Chris Bornfleth at 397-6085.

Chamber sponsors business leads group

The Seminole Chamber sponsors several regular events and activities, including a business leads group that meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at St. Petersburg College, Seminole Campus, TLC Building, Room 108. Call the chamber office at 392-3245 or visit www.seminolechamber.net.

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. The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.

Seminole notebook: Recruiters seek adults to mentor kids 08/12/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:15am]
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