Should Island and refuge leave Park system of Florida?
A public workshop will be held Thursday to discuss a proposal to remove Egmont Key from the state park system. The Pinellas County Community Workshop will be held at the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce; the public may attend, or e-mail comments to Gov. Charlie Crist at Charlie.Crist@MyFlorida.com.
When: 11:30 a.m. Thursday
Where: St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Second Ave. N, Suite 150
Year's last meeting looks at codes, policing
The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. The agenda includes a roundtable discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer and codes inspector Ron Guynn. The association will not meet in December but will resume meeting in January.
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: Hope Lutheran Church, 1801 62nd Ave. N
Civic group will hold Thanksgiving dinner
The Riviera Bay Civic Association will hold their annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. The dinner is free for current RBCA members; all are asked to bring a side dish to share. Residents may join the association at the dinner for $10. Guests will be charged $5. The RBCA's next general meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. James Church for board nominations.
When: Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner starts at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.
Where: St. James United Methodist Church, 845 87th Ave. N. Park on the north side in grass parking lot.
Cookout and yard sale spread out on Saturday
The Lakewood Terrace Neighborhood Association will hold their annual neighborhood cookout and yard sale Saturday. Residents are encouraged to attend.
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: 4024 Grove St. S
Agenda includes bike clubs and surveillance
The Lakewood Estates Civic Association and neighborhood watch meeting is scheduled for Tuesday. Items on the agenda include discussions of relations with bicycle clubs, improved surveillance proposals, and gated community.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way S
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. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.