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St. Petersburg notebook: Gather with Crescent Lake neighbors to see fireworks display


Gather with neighbors to see fireworks display

Residents of Crescent Lake are encouraged to skip the downtown traffic and join neighbors to watch the city's July Fourth fireworks from Crescent Lake Park.

The neighborhood association will host a booth offering refreshments, novelty items and neighborhood T-shirts.

When: 8 p.m. July Fourth

Where: Crescent Lake Park, 22nd Avenue N between Fifth and Seventh Streets N


Transit director to speak; park project on agenda

Tim Garling, the director of the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, is the guest speaker at the meeting of the Downtown Neighborhood Association on July 10.

The agenda will also include discussion of the association's decision to participate in St. Petersburg's Adopt-a-Park program. Members have adopted Williams Park as a community project. The group voted to focus efforts on improving the downtown park and green space between Third and Fourth Streets N and First and Second Avenues N. Activities will include regular cleanup and maintenance. The neighborhood association seeks partners and volunteers to assist with the project. Volunteers can assist by helping with flower plantings, cleanups, and fundraising to purchase plants and equipment. To volunteer to take part in the Williams Park project, send an e-mail to

When: 7 p.m. July 10

Where: Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N


July seminar focuses on reverse mortgage

A free seminar covering the pros and cons of the FHA reverse mortgage program is to be held July 15 at Riviera United Methodist Church. Literature and information will be provided by AARP, the National Council on Aging and the National Council on Aging in Place. The program will be presented by certified reverse mortgage experts. Refreshments will be provided.

When: 10 a.m. July 15

Where: Riviera United Methodist Church, 175 62nd Ave. N

Info: Contact Donna Moore, 831-3416

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 notebook: Gather with Crescent Lake neighbors to see fireworks display

06/24/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:49pm]
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