Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Tampa Bay Rays rep to address association


Guest speaker from Tampa Bay Rays to address association

The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association meets Thursday. The agenda includes a guest speaker from the Tampa Bay Rays.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Hope Lutheran Church, 4545 Chancellor St. NE


Dali Museum, morning market plans on agenda

The Downtown Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday in the auditorium of the Sunshine Center. On the agenda: plans for the new Dali Museum and the Saturday Morning Market. The Dali will begin construction this fall on a new museum opposite the Mahaffey Theater. Director Hank Hine will share the vision of how the building and landscaping of the Dali will protect the collection and welcome visitors. Mark Johnson of the Saturday Morning Market will explore its growth and outline some possibilities for an expanded and permanent home.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Sunshine Center Auditorium, 330 Fifth St. N


Group to hear of wind study, roofing rules

The Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood Association will meet Monday. The agenda includes a presentation from guest speaker Karin Bolin of the Florida Department of Financial Services, who will discuss the state's wind study and new roofing regulations.

When: 7 p.m. Monday

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 126 11th Ave. NE


Group to host groups
on Rays' stadium plans

The Coquina Key Neighborhood Association will host two opposing groups on the issue of the Tampa Bay Rays' proposed new stadium at its next meeting. Fans for Waterfront Stadium will present points in favor of the stadium project, while Preserve our Wallets and Waterfront will present the opposing view. The meeting is open to the public.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Coquina Key Clubhouse 3850 Pompano Dr. SE.


Annual communitywide yard sale planned

Residents of the Old Southeast neighborhood will hold their annual communitywide yard sale next Saturday.

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26

Where: Entrance to the neighborhood is 22nd Avenue S and Fourth Street S

Meeting to address underage drinking

A town Hall meeting titled "Florida's Kids and Alcohol: A Parent's Perspective" will be held at Gibbs High School tomorrow. The event is hosted by the LiveFree! Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Pinellas County and WEDU. A panel of parents from Pinellas and Hillsborough counties will discuss the issue. Please e-mail questions in advance to The meeting will be filmed and is scheduled to air on WEDU-Ch. 3 April 24 at 9:30 p.m.

When: 5 p.m. April 24

Where: Gibbs High, 850 34th St. S

Info: For information, contact Jan Urbanski, 588-6130 or Jackie Griffin-Doherty, (813) 503-5658.

Foreclosure Prevention Summit deadline looms

The deadline for registration for the Foreclosure Prevention Summit scheduled for Monday is 5 p.m. Thursday. The event will be hosted by St. Pete Neighborhood Housing Services. Counselors and mortgage industry representatives will be present to offer information and assistance. The summit is free and child care will be provided.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday

Where: Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 955 20th St. S

Info: Please RSVP by calling Marquaz McGhee, 821-6897, ext. 111, or e-mail by 5 p.m. Thursday.

Canterbury to perform 'The Music Man'

Canterbury School of Florida will present an all-school production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man in the Dollinger Center for the Arts on the school's Knowlton Campus, 990-62nd Ave., NE. There will be a 12:30 p.m. matinee on Thursday, April 24, and 7 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26. Tickets are $15 in advance, $5 for students and seniors. To reserve seats, contact the Canterbury Box Office, 521-5989.

The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or snail-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.

Tampa Bay Rays rep to address association 04/15/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:33am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Another Hollywood nursing home resident dies. It's the 9th in post-Irma tragedy.

    State Roundup

    The Broward County Medical Examiner's office is investigating another death of a resident of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills — the ninth blamed on the failure of a cooling system that became a stifling deathtrap three days after Irma hit.

    Carlos Canal, pictured at 47 years old, came to Miami from Cuba in 1960. Above is his citizenship photo. [Courtesy of Lily Schwartz]
  2. Hurricane Maria's winds hit 175 mph as it aims at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands


    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. …

    A boat lays on its side off the shore of Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, early Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after the passing of Hurricane Maria. [Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte | Associated Press]
  3. Hillsborough School Board approves 2017-18 budget


    TAMPA — The Hillsborough County School Board on Tuesday approved a budget of $2.83 billion for the 2017-18 school year.

    Photo illustration. []
  4. All Eyes photo gallery: 7.1 magnitude quake kills at least 79, collapses buildings in Mexico


    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south, and it …

    Rescuers work on a collapsed building on Amsterdam Avenue in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, Sept. 19, 2017. Dozens have been reported killed across the country, including 42 in the state of Morelos, close to the epicenter of the quake, and at least 20 buildings in Mexico City have collapsed. (Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times) XNYT169
  5. Rays video tribute to ex-manager Joe Maddon upon return with Cubs


    Here is the Rays video tribute to former manager Joe Maddon, who returned to the Trop for the first time on Tuesday with his Cubs team: