Neighborhood's Haunted Hike takes place Saturday
The Euclid/St. Paul's neighborhood's annual 1-mile Haunted Hike is Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for kids over 2. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Walking tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 8:30 p.m. Come hear spooky tales about alligators around town, being lost at sea, and the adventures of Cannibal Dan. Proceeds from the hike and bake sale will benefit Habitat for Humanity and neighborhood improvements.
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Euclid/St. Paul's Neighborhood is between Ninth Street and 22nd Avenue and 16th and MLK Streets N. Walking tours leave from the corner of 13th Avenue N and 13th Street N.
Free storytelling workshop for parents
A free storytelling workshop for parents taught by Ron Anderson, Ph.D., is scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Title I Center. The workshop will educate parents on how storytelling approaches can be used to help children develop social and emotional skills through imagination. The workshop is free, but registration is required. The registration deadline is today.
Where: Title I Center, 2499 25th St. S
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23
Information: Call Laura Mead, 588-6406, to register.
Give a plant, get a plant at Saturday's swap
The Old Southeast Neighborhood Association will host a gardening event/plant swap Saturday in the parking lot of the Chattaway Restaurant. Residents are encouraged to attend and visit with neighbors and recycle/exchange plants, garden books, tools, supplies and expertise.
When: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: Chattaway Restaurant southwest parking area, 358 22nd Ave. S
Association to meet with police officer
The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. The agenda includes a meeting with the community police officer. The group is also continuing to collect school supplies for Lynch Elementary.
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Hope Lutheran Church
Family picnic planned at Ford De Soto Park
The Broadwater Civic Association will host its ninth annual neighborhood family picnic Sunday. Residents should RSVP by today by calling 865-2226 or 864-4188.
When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: East pavilion, Fort De Soto Park
HISTORIC OLD NORThEAST
On agenda: talks about traffic, July 4th parade
The Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood Association will meet Monday. The agenda includes an open forum discussion with the HONNA board, covering issues from traffic to the Fourth of July parade.
When: 7 p.m. Monday
Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 126 11th Ave. NE
Community discussions to plan future of Pier
The city of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County have earmarked $50-million for the renovation and redevelopment of the Pier, which is anticipated to begin in 2012. Input from the public is gathered through community sessions. The sessions will be facilitated by the staff at the Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College. The first public meeting has been held; remaining dates and times are 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. To RSVP, call 893-7100 or send an e-mail to Business@stpete.org. For more information, visit www.stpete.org.
GREATER PINELLAS POINT
Meeting with property appraiser candidates
The Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association will meet Tuesuesday. Residents of Greater Pinellas Point are welcome. Guests include Pam Dubov and Ben Friedlander, candidates for Pinellas County property appraiser.
When: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Social Hall at Blessed Trinity Church, 1600 54th Ave. S
Pets — and people — invited to park
The Azalea and Jungle Terrace Neighborhood associations will co-host Pets in the Park at Walter Fuller Park Oct. 25. The event is free, and leashed pets are welcome.
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25.
Where: Walter Fuller Park 80th St. N. & 30th Ave. N (next to the dog park)
Artists, musicians needed for holiday walk
The Crescent Lake Neighborhood Association is seeking volunteers to provide entertainment for its annual Holiday Luminaria Walk Dec. 7. The annual event features a walk around the 0.9 mile luminaria-lined lake, and will feature artists, musicians, dancers and singers. Individual and/or group entertainers are requested to volunteer for one or two hours. Crescent Lake Park is at 22nd Avenue N between Fifth and Seventh streets. Anyone interested should contact Michelle Crosby, 823-8014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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