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St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club a semifinalist in 'This Place Matters' photo contest

St. Petersburg

If Shuffleboard CluB matters to you, vote online

For locals, it's no secret that the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club is a special place. Now residents and fans have a chance to prove to the country that "This Place Matters."

The Shuffleboard Club is one of 12 semifinalists in the National Trust for Historic Preservation's "This Place Matters" photo contest. About 2,000 photos were submitted.

Voting continues until noon Friday. You can vote online — once per day, per person — at

St. Petersburg

Antiques show this weekend at Coliseum

The Sunshine City Antiques & Collectibles Show is set for Friday through Sunday at the Coliseum.

Mike Slicker of Lighthouse Books will bring a taste of the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair to the show.

The event will include about 100 exhibitors of antique furniture, art, pottery, glass, silver, toys and jewelry.

Hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission costs $6 for adults. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Free parking. The Coliseum is at 535 Fourth Ave. N. For more information, call (727) 823-4130.

St. Petersburg

'Hand of Hope' golf tourney set at Vinoy

There will be a Columbus Day "Hand of Hope'' tournament Monday at the Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club.

The four-person captain's choice event starts at 1 p.m. and costs $125 per player.

For information, call (727) 526-6083.

St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club a semifinalist in 'This Place Matters' photo contest 10/06/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 1:06pm]
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