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St. Petersburg notebook: Neighborhood association meetings and more

OLD SOUTHEAST

Sierra Club speaker to discuss fertilizer, red tide Thursday

The Old Southeast Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. The agenda includes a discussion of various neighborhood issues and a speaker from the Sierra Club will discuss fertilizer use and Red Tide.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Quaker Meeting House, 130 19th Ave. SE

AZALEA

Color guard to honor members at meeting

The Azalea Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday at Azalea Baptist Church. A special color guard will attend to honor members of the military, and a speaker from Lowe's will discuss hurricane preparation and safety.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

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

BROADWATER

Group to meet; speaker to discuss code issues

The Broadwater Civic Association will hold a general meeting Thursday. Guest speaker Mike Vold of the City of St. Petersburg Codes Department will discuss code issues.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: National Guard Armory, 3600 38th Ave. S

Info: Broadwater Civic Association Web site: www.broadwaterfl. hoaspace.com

BARTLETT PARK

Neighborhood meeting changing time, location

The Bartlett Park Neighborhood Association will meet at a different time and location this month. After a brief business meeting, a program will be presented to teach members and volunteers about Progress Energy's Neighborhood Energy Saver program. The "Train the Trainer" program will help members assist neighbors by providing information and education about lowering power use and electric bills.

When: Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday.

Where: Bartlett Park Community Resource Center, 640 22nd Ave. S

Info: Visit bartlettpark.net or call 826-9770.

OLD NORTHEAST

Group to host league, candidates' forum

A candidates' forum moderated by the League of Women Voters is on the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood Association.

When: 6:45 p.m. Monday

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of 11th Avenue NE and First Street N

EDGEMOOR

New members welcome at association meeting

The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association will meet to discuss various neighborhood concerns on Tuesday. The meeting is open to residents of the neighborhood. New members are welcome to attend.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

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

MEADOWLAWN

Monthly meetings to resume; officer to speak

The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association resumes its monthly meetings this month. The next meeting agenda includes a round table discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer. The group is collecting school supplies for students attending Lynch Elementary, the neighborhood school. Residents are encouraged to donate an item. Needs include spiral notebooks, crayons, washable markers, colored pencils, wide-rule notebook paper, glue sticks and pocket folders.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18

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

DOWNTOWN

Volunteer to improve quality of Williams Park

The Downtown Neighborhood Association invites anyone interested in improving the quality of St. Petersburg's central Williams Park to take part in the first Volunteer Day of Friends of Williams Park, an all-volunteer organization founded by DNA dedicated to revitalizing the park. The work session will begin with trash pickup, weeding and monument cleaning to prepare the park for fall events.

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 20

Where: Williams Park, between First and Second avenues N and Third and Fourth streets N

Info: www.stpetedna.org

countywide

Check out the new voting system

If you're curious about the new optical scan voting system, the Pinellas County supervisor of elections has scheduled demonstrations countywide in anticipation of the Nov. 4 general election. In addition to test-driving the new voting procedure, residents may also register to vote, update personal information including address, name, party or signature, and request mail-in ballots at demonstration sites. Oct. 6 is the deadline to register for the Nov. 4 election. Residents may also register to vote at public libraries or driver's license offices, or at any county office handling social services or disabilities. For information, call the Supervisor of Elections Office at 464-6108 or visit www.votepinellas.com.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Pinellas County College Fair, Campus Activities Center, Second Street S and Sixth Avenue 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.

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