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St. Petersburg briefs: Groundwater is neighborhood meeting's focus

AZALEA

Groundwater is neighborhood meeting's focus

The Azalea Neighborhood Association will meet tomorrow and discuss an update regarding groundwater and the effect of nearby Raytheon.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Azalea Baptist Church, 7900 22nd Ave. N.

BARTLETT PARK

Garden, green economy will be meeting topics

A green economy and an update on the community garden will be topics at this week's Bartlett Park Neighborhood Association meeting.

Bartlett Park leaders traveled to Memphis last week to join a national conference on green jobs and to observe the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They will report on the trip.

When: 6 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Frank Pierce Center in Bartlett Park, 2000 Seventh St. S.

Info: Visit bartlettpark.blogspot.com.

NORTHEAST PARK

Official will speak

on Amendment One

Lisa Hamilton of the Pinellas County Property Appraiser's Office will talk about Amendment One at the next meeting of the Northeast Park Neighborhood Association.

When: 7 p.m. Monday.

Where: The Masonic Home of Florida, 3201 First St. NE.

NORTH KENWOOD

Speakers will address new stadium plans

The North Kenwood Neighborhood Association's Monday agenda includes speakers from Fans for Waterfront and POWW (Preserve our Wallets and Waterfront) to present views on the proposed Tampa Bay Rays stadium.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Where: Ed White Hospital Auditorium, 2299 Ninth Ave. N, Room 1G.

Neighborhood's annual picnic is set for April 19

The neighborhood's 14th annual picnic is April 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at Booker Creek Park (13th Avenue N and 22nd Street N).

A police dog demonstration and a bicycle registration are scheduled. Bring a covered dish to share.

CENTRAL OAK PARK

Several speakers are

on tap for meeting

The Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association will host a community police officer, Michael Kalt of the Tampa Bay Rays and Louis Bernuccia of Coast to Coast of Tampa Inc. Call Vicente Lopez at 623-1724.

When: 6:30 p.m. crime watch, 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday.

Where: St. Luke United Methodist social hall, 4444 Fifth Ave. N.

EDGEMOOR

Neighborhood group will meet Tuesday

The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday. All neighborhood residents are welcome.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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

PINELLAS POINT

Meeting will provide wide range of updates

The Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association will discuss project updates, nominations for GPPCA officers and directors, updates from police, code reports, and a vote on traffic and walkway plans.

When: Social at 7 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: The social hall of Blessed Trinity Church, 1600 54th Ave. S.

Info: Visit www.greaterpinellaspoint.com.

DOWNTOWN

New Dali Museum, market are on agenda

The Downtown Neighborhood Association will meet April 17 to discuss plans for the new Dali Museum and the Saturday Morning Market.

When: 7 p.m. April 17.

Where: Sunshine Center Auditorium, 330 Fifth St. N.

The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. The deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

St. Petersburg briefs: Groundwater is neighborhood meeting's focus 04/08/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:25am]
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