ST. PETE BEACH
Spring Community Festival will fill Saturday with fun
St. Pete Beach's annual springtime community festival is this weekend. The daylong event will feature a kids fishing tournament, skate competition, live music, bounce houses for the kids, an art fair, restaurant vendors, a pottery station, games, prizes and more. Festivities will be capped off with a free concert by the De Lei'ed Parrots at 6:30 p.m.
When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive
Astaire film is free flick at the Beach Theatre
The historic Beach Theatre's ongoing Saturday morning matinee series welcomes kids of every age. This week's film will be Royal Wedding, starring Fred Astaire. Admission is free.
Where: Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach
Info: Call 360-6697 or visit
Summer camp program begins enrollment
Enrollment starts Saturday for the St. Pete Beach summer program for kids, which will run from June 9 to Aug. 8.
The program includes picnic lunches, swimming, fishing, gym games and field trips. Parents may register kids by the week or for the full nine weeks.
Enrollment will open Saturday during the Spring Community Festival at the Community Center complex, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. For information on summer programs, contact the recreation office at 363-9245.
Residents can apply
for annual scholarship
Residents of South Pasadena — graduating high school seniors as well as adults — are eligible to apply for the city's annual scholarship award. Applicants must have been residents of South Pasadena for two years and been accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade or technical school. Applications are available at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S in South Pasadena and online at ci.south-pasadena.fl.us. For information, contact the city clerk's office at 347-4171. The deadline for applications is May 30.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH
Members of Beach Art Center to meet May 1
The Beach Art Center will host the annual membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 1. The agenda includes board nominations and general business. Contact the Beach Art Center at 596-4331 for information.
Head to the beach for party Saturday night
The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association, the Rotary Club of IRB and the city will host a community beach party Saturday at the Indian Rocks Beach county park.
Food and drinks will be available from Mugs 'N Jugs and Crabby Bill's, and entertainment and music will be provided by a DJ. All residents of Indian Rocks Beach are welcome to attend.
When: 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Indian Rocks Beach County Park, 1700 Gulf Blvd.
Here's another chance
to get festive Saturday
Gulfport will host the Springfest Street Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday on Beach Boulevard in the community's downtown district.
Vendors offering arts and crafts and area restaurants will line the streets. Call 344-3711 or visit the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Web site, gulfportchamberofcommerce.com, for more information.
Seniors invited to share ice cream, conversation
The town of Redington Shores will celebrate Older Americans Month with an ice cream social from 3 to 5 p.m. May 3 at Del Bello Park. Residents 60 and older are invited to bring a lawn chair and join town officials for a treat.
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