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West Pinellas notebook: Fourth of July parade, festival offers family fun

KENNETH CITY

Fourth of July parade, fest offers fun for families

The annual Kenneth City/Lealman Fire District Fourth of July parade and festival will feature lots of family-friendly fun, food and entertainment.

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Where: The parade starts at 9 a.m. at Kenneth City Town Hall, 6000 54th Ave. N. The festival will be at the Kenneth City Community Center, 4600 58th St. N.

Info: Contact Lt. Jim Millican at 526-5650, ext. 549.

PINELLAS PARK

Blood donors will get $10 gasoline cards

Florida Blood Services will give $10 gas cards to blood donors during its Independence Day holiday blood drive. Bloodmobiles will be at the Pinellas Park Wal-Mart and Sam's Club this week as part of its special holiday weekend drive.

• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Wal-Mart, 8001 U.S. 19 N.

• Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Sam's Club, 7001 Park Blvd.

Pinellas Park Library offers free programs

The Pinellas Park Public Library offers a variety of free programs and activities, including weekly educational presentations covering topics ranging from world travel to pet care.

Where: 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park.

Info: Visit the library Web site at http://pppl.tblc.org/ or call 541-0716 or 541-0718 for an event schedule.

Sacred Heart offers bash, Bible school

Sacred Heart will host a weeklong backyard bash/vacation Bible school for elementary students entering kindergarten through the fifth grade. The event will include games, crafts, dinner and music. The fee is $25 per child or $50 per family. Register online at www.vacationbibleschool.com/sacredheartchurch or call the parish office.

When: From 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 21-25.

Where: Sacred Heart Church Parish Center, 8001 46th St.

Info: Call 541-4447.

Agency seeks people to mentor parents

Help a Child Inc. seeks volunteers interested in mentoring parents. Parent aide volunteers help break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by supporting and coaching parents. Volunteers interested in the Parent Aide Program can contact Pat Measel, volunteer recruiter, at 544-3900, ext. 169.

The Mid County Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news for Pinellas Park, Seminole, Lealman and Kenneth City to SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. The deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

West Pinellas notebook: Fourth of July parade, festival offers family fun 07/01/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:58pm]
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