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
HISTORIC OLD NORTHEAST
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com 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.