Urban League 5K run, festival set for Saturday
The Pinellas County Urban League's Black-on-Black Crime Prevention program is hosting its 26th annual crime prevention 5K run and festival at 10 a.m. Saturday at Campbell Park, 601 14th St. S. On-site registration starts at 9 a.m. Food, music, community service representatives, a bicycle rodeo, games, door prizes, and health screenings will be available after the race. To register in advance for the race or for more information, call (727) 327-2081.
Church to host pancake party Saturday morning
Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St., is hosting a Mrs. Butterworth's Delicious Pancake Party from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The breakfast will feature pancakes, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee and milk. There will be a drawing for prizes every 30 minutes. Tickets are $6.50 and can be obtained by calling the church office. For more information, call (727) 391-5509.
St. Pete Beach
Corey Avenue stores will mark special days
Corey Corners Antiques and Collectibles is hosting a One Year Anniversary Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at its location, 350 Corey Ave. Corey Corners Consignment Cottage will celebrate its grand opening at the same time. Live music, wine, refreshments, raffles and door prizes will be offered. For more information, call (727) 498-8778.
Indian Rocks Beach
Bring your own food to boat club's Island Party
The Indian Rocks Beach Boat Club is hosting its annual End of Summer Island Party at 4 p.m. Saturday at the northernmost island south of the Belleair Causeway. Bring your own food. Grills and charcoal will be provided. For more information, call (727) 430-8300.
Project Style Tour will stop at Tyrone Square
The Project Style Tour is making a stop at Tyrone Square Mall, 6901 22nd Ave. N, from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The tour will give teens expert fashion advice for free. Hair and skin consultations will also be offered. For more information, call (727) 347-3889.
St. Pete Beach
Community treasures up for grabs at yard sale
The city of St. Pete Beach is hosting its biannual community yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, and surrounding city residents can buy and sell at this sale. Spaces are available for $10 for residents and $12.50 for nonresidents. For more information or to register for a spot, call (727) 363-9245.
Boys and Girls Club's first Sock Hop is set
The Pinellas Park Boys and Girls Club, 7790 61st St. N, is hosting its first annual Sock Hop to benefit the club from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $50. Times readers receive a $15 discount. For more information, call (727) 432-5717.
City registering kids for inline hockey league
The city of Largo Athletics Division is registering kids ages 9 to 14 for this fall's youth inline hockey league. Games will be played at 9 a.m. Saturdays at the Northeast Sports Rink, 4630 East Bay Drive, in Clearwater. To register, visit the Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. The registration deadline is Oct. 1. The cost is $55 for residents, $68.75 for nonresidents. For more information, call (727) 518-3002.
Volunteers are needed for Oct. 16 3K Pet Walk
SPCA Tampa Bay is recruiting more than 250 volunteers for its largest annual fundraiser, the 3K Pet Walk, on Oct. 16 at Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg. Volunteer opportunities include registration, operations, vendor booth coordination, walk route coordination, costume contest, animal handlers, walker recruitment and more. Individuals, clubs or corporations interested in volunteering are welcome. To register, visit 3kpetwalk.org. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sorority induction event set for mentoring efforts
The St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting its 2010-2011 Induction Ceremony for its mentoring programs, Delta Academy and Delta GEMS, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 5995 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S. Open to the public. For more information, call (727) 867-3242.
Artist to sign album at Tampa Christian Supply
Christian artist Tiffany Nicole will sign her album, Hey Daddy Daddy, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tampa Christian Supply, 1941 34th St. N. For more information, call 1-888-361-9473.
Church music event's range is rhyme to mime
Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church's Music and Performing Arts and Choirs Ministry is hosting a concert called "Kickin' it with the King" at 8 p.m. Friday at the church, 955 20th St. S. The concert features Christian rappers, bands, choirs, spoken word, dance and mime performances. For more information, call (727) 894-4311.
Gospel Fest benefit is Saturday at church
Friendship Baptist Church, 4001 74th St. N, is hosting a Gospel Fest benefit at 6 p.m. Saturday. Local choirs and guest singers will perform. Admission is $2 plus a nonperishable food item. Choirs and gospel entertainers are welcome to sign up to perform. For more information, call (727) 343-3321.
Messianic Yom Kippur service set for Saturday
The messianic ministry Sha-arit Yisreal will provide a free messianic Yom Kippur service to the community from 9:45 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express, 54th Ave. N. The holiday service will be performed by members of the community. For more information, call (727) 520-7800.