Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

State Sen. Jack Latvala to have town hall meeting in Palm Harbor

Palm Harbor

State Senator to hold meeting at library

Join state Sen. Jack Latvala for a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. The senator will give a brief report on the recent legislative session and will open the floor for questions and answers. The program is offered by the governmental affairs committee of the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call the chamber at (727) 784-4287.


Auditions set for 'Teen Idol 2012'

Are you Tampa Bay's next teen idol? Do you have what it takes to make the crowd go wild? If so, producers with Dunedin's "Teen Idol 2012" want you. Get ready for open auditions for "Teen Idol 2012" that will take place on April 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Auditions are available for teen singers ages 13 to 18. Audition slots are first-come, first-served. After performing for a panel of judges, the top 10 acts from Tuesday night will head to the finals show May 11. For more information, call (727) 812-4530 or email meberius


Seniors in need can get cellphones

In an effort to make sure that area seniors in need have access to cellphones during emergencies, the Senior Victim Advocate Program through Clearwater Senior Citizens Services is offering a free emergency cellphone program. If you know of a senior who could benefit from the program, you can find out more by visiting Senior Citizens Services, 1204 Rogers St., between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (727) 442-8104.

Library planning special events

The Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., will observe two special days this month with planned activities. Earth Day will be celebrated on April 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. with crafts for teens and families. Items used in the activities will include natural and recycled materials. Children's Day/Book Day will be celebrated the following Saturday, April 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. with bilingual activities in Spanish and English. Children and their families are invited for crafts, a free book and a parade in the library. Special bilingual guest Boca Beth will offer music from 2 to 2:30 p.m. The events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (727) 562-4970 or visit


Luncheon, fashion show is April 19

The St. Jerome Catholic Church Martha and Mary Guild Luncheon and Fashion Show will be April 19 at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane. Cocktails will be served at 11:30 a.m., and lunch will begin at noon. Fashions will be provided by Patchington. The cost is $25. For reservations, call Rose Marchland at (727) 397-9173.

State Sen. Jack Latvala to have town hall meeting in Palm Harbor 04/07/12 [Last modified: Saturday, April 7, 2012 1:34pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. For starters: Souza returns to lineup



  2. Actor John Heard dies at age 72


    John Heard, who played so many roles in the '80s but was probably best known as the dad in the Home Alone movies, has died, according to media reports. He was 72.

  3. Linkin Park cancel tour, including Tampa concert, after death of singer Chester Bennington


    This news is not a surprise, but it is now official: Linkin Park has canceled their upcoming North American tour following this week's death of singer Chester Bennington.

    Linkin Park's Chester Bennington
  4. Nurse backs Kriseman in St. Pete mayor's race


    Council member Karl Nurse has endorsed Mayor Rick Kriseman.

    St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman, left, is seen with Karl Nurse in the combination of two images.
  5. Spring Hill woman, 24, dies when car hits tree in Pasco County


    LAND O' LAKES — A 24-year-old woman died early Saturday morning after her Hyundai Elantra hit a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.