Weigh in on City's potential waterfront buy
The Dunedin City Commission will discuss the city's potential acquisition of the J.C. Weaver property at a public workshop at 9 a.m. Monday at City Hall, 542 Main St. The city is considering buying the waterfront property along Alt. U.S. 19 to turn it into a park.
Get info on juvenile crime prevention
Information about a new program to promote child safety and juvenile crime prevention will be presented at 10 a.m. Monday at the North Greenwood Boys & Girls Club, 800 Phillies Drive, Clearwater. Pinellas County Sheriff Jim Coats and Carl Lavender, executive director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Pinellas County, will give details of the program that is a partnership between the two organizations. For more information, call (727) 524-2427.
School Board meets Tuesday
The next meeting of the Pinellas County School Board will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the conference hall of the administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. Those attending may address any item on the agenda, not involving a hearing on employee discipline, by registering before the item is introduced. Presentations from the audience regarding items not on the agenda may be made at the end of the meeting. The meeting will air live Tuesday on WPDS-Ch. 14, which can be found on Bright House Networks Channel 614, Knology Channel 14 or Verizon Channel 46. For more info, call the School Board at (727) 588-6122.
Get classes, sail with confidence
A three-lesson course on Sailing Skills and Seamanship will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center, 1001 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key. The course will include information on sailing principles, techniques, coastal cruising, heavy weather sailing and commonly used knots, as well as an on-the-water class. Cost is $40 for materials and is open to youths and adults. Instructors are members of the Clearwater flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. For more information, call (727) 517-7776 or visit www.clearwatercommunitysailing.org.
Reserve a spot at candidates forum
The public is invited to a judicial candidates forum and luncheon at noon Thursday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St. in downtown Clearwater. Candidates will be those in contested elections Aug. 26 for the 6th Judicial Circuit, which includes Pinellas and Pasco counties. Cost is $22. Advance reservations are required by Monday by calling the Clearwater Bar Association at (727) 461-4869. The forum is sponsored by the association and the Pinellas League of Women Voters.