Santa's Angels fashion show to help local families
A fashion show to benefit local families in need is set for Sunday at Seminole Mall. The Stein Mart store has teamed with local charity Santa's Angels to host the fashion preview that will highlight the latest ladies' and men's clothing and accessories for the holiday party season. Proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales will help provide food, toys, clothing and other gifts to children. Attendees will be eligible for door prizes and a 20 percent private sale discount will also be taken by Stein Mart on single purchases that night. Admission is $10.
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Stein Mart store at Seminole Mall, 7845 113th St. N
Information: Call 395-0109.
Freedom Square plans quit-smoking event
The public is invited to attend Freedom Square's observance of the national Great American Smoke Out. The smoking cessation event will feature a presentation by Denise Jones, director of Cardiopulmonary Services for Suncoast Hospital, titled "What Smoking Does to Your Lungs." Information will be available on Chantix, a new smoking cessation drug, and the American Lung Association will present information regarding community services that support cessation. Also, Walgreens will offer flu shots and free samples of gum and mints that help in smoking cessation.
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18
Where: Freedom Square Auditorium, 7800 Liberty Lane
Seminole Recreation plans classes, activities
Seminole Recreation classes, events and activities are offered at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Activities require a valid Seminole Recreation card. Call the center for information on class dates and times, fees and membership requirements at 391-8345.
Kids night out: Seminole Recreation's monthly kid's night out program. "Freaky Friday" is 7 to 11 p.m. Friday. Parents can drop kids off at the rec center for a safe, structured evening of games and activities related to this month's tournament of games theme. The cost is $10 per child and includes a slice of pizza and a drink. Participants must have a Seminole Recreation Card and be in grades K-5.
Open teen night: Seminole teenagers are welcome to Open Teen Night from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 15 at the rec center. Teens will compete in games, listen to music and hang out. The event is free and open to kids who are ages 12-17 and recreation members. Admission for guests of members is $5. Pizza, snacks, and soda will be available for sale. Call 391-8345 for more information.
Archery for kids: Archery classes for kids ages 8 to 14 are taught at the recreation center by a certified archery instructor with 22 years of experience teaching young people. Kids learn the proper techniques of shooting a bow, proper stance and target sight. Call Dan at 391-8345.
Kidzart Thanksgiving camp: Kidzart will host a three-day camp at Seminole Recreation during the week of Thanksgiving. Children will enjoy fall-related projects plus fun on the playground. Art projects will include clay, painting, copper tooling, prismacolor markers, pastels, and more. Campers should pack a snack and full-day campers should also pack a lunch. KidzArt Camp will be Nov. 24-26. The program is open to children enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade. Fees for camp are $160 for full day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and $80 for half day (9 a.m. to noon). Call Seminole Recreation, 391-8345.
Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to [email protected] or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Seminole Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775.