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St. Petersburg briefs: Community police officer to speak at Meadowlawn meeting


community police officer to speak at association meeting

The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association meets today. The agenda includes a discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer.

When: 7:30 p.m. today

Where: Hope Lutheran Church, 1801 62nd Ave. N


Council member Polson, cleanup plans on tap

The Pasadena Bear Creek Neighborhood Association meets Monday. Agenda items include a discussion with City Council member Herb Polson and planning for a cleanup of Bear Creek. Residents of the neighborhood are urged to attend and become active in the community association.

When: 7 p.m. Monday

Where: Grace Bible Church, 555 61st St. S, Room 5 (enter at back of property through double doors).


Discuss issues with council member Curran

The Crescent Heights Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday. City Council member Leslie Curran is scheduled to attend to discuss neighborhood and citywide issues. Members should note that this month's meeting will be held at Sunken Gardens; please park in the green curb spaces.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N


Police representative to discuss crime in area

The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday. Topics to be discussed include neighborhood goals and progress, increasing membership, and a representative of the SPPD will discuss criminal activity in the neighborhood. Residents are encouraged to attend and discuss ways to help make the neighborhood a great place to live.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Mangrove Bay Golf Course Clubhouse, 875 62nd Ave. NE


Stroll down Central to sample wine, antiques

Check out the first annual Sip & Shop event featuring wine tastings and antique shopping throughout the Central Avenue Antique Marketplace Thursday. The evening will be hosted by the Grand Central District. Seventeen antiques dealers offer browsers items ranging from fine furniture, art, and shabby chic to primitives and jewelry. Shoppers can sample a variety of white, red and sparkling wines from France, Spain and California presented by Mr. Sun Liquors and save up to 50% on antiques throughout the marketplace.

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday

Where: 2541 Central Ave., in the Grand Central District, Central Avenue Antique Marketplace.

Info: Contact: Rui Farias, Central Avenue Antique Marketplace, 2541 Central Ave., 321-1576


Affordable housing topic of roundtable discussion

The Pinellas County Community Development Department is coordinating an interactive forum to gather input on the county's proposed Inclusionary Housing Ordinance. Attorneys will lead a morning session on national, state and local inclusionary housing initiatives. The discussion will focus on the inclusion of workforce housing in new developments to provide affordable housing and foster a high quality of life for those wishing to live and work in Pinellas County .The public is encouraged to join elected officials, city planners and developers in roundtable discussions on key elements of Pinellas County's proposal. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4

Where: Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.

Info: Contact Jane Muhrlin via e-mail: or call 771-2112 to RSVP by

May 21.

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 for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

St. Petersburg briefs: Community police officer to speak at Meadowlawn meeting

05/13/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:56pm]
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