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West Pinellas notebook: Giant Yard Sale coming up


Donations still sought for Giant yard sale Saturday

The Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association and Police Explorers Post 912 will hold their annual Giant Yard Sale on Saturday. The groups still seek donations of household items to add to the sale (no large appliances, please). Proceeds from the sale will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Call Bev Waggoner at 541-0760 for more information or to arrange a donation.

When: 8 a.m. until sold out Saturday.

Where: England Brothers Band Shell, 5120 80th Ave. N.

Westcoast MOPAR Show and Swap Meet is set

The 19th annual Westcoast MOPAR Show and Swap Meet is this weekend at Town Square Plaza Park. Classic muscle cars from the 1960s and '70s and recent model MOPAR-powered automobiles will be displayed and judged. The event is open to the public.

When: Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Town Square Plaza Park, 5121 80th Ave. N.

Info: Visit or call Frank Borza Sr. at 584-1210 (days) or 397-1031 (evenings) for times.

Lakeview Stables

to host family fun day

Lakeview Stables will host a family fun day Sunday that will include games, activities and $5 horseback rides. The stable sponsors 4-H and the nonprofit Saddle Up Riding Club organization. Proceeds from the event will help with veterinary costs and feed for several rescue horses the stable cares for. The event is open to the public and will be re-scheduled for April 13 if it rains.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Lakeview Stables, 7585 78th Ave. N, behind the Wagon Wheel Flea Market.

Sunsation Show Chorus concert is Sunday

The Sunsation Show Chorus will present a formal concert Sunday. Tickets are on sale now and available by calling 530-7190 or 541-4501.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N.

Info: Visit

Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra to end season

The Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra, conducted by Richard N. Van Dommelen, will wind down its current season with a final concert Sunday. The repertoire will include pops, light classical music and a performance of the Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in F Minor by Bach. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

When: 7: 30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Pinellas Park Performing Art Center on 4951 78th Ave N.

Info: Call 526-6816.

Seniors who serve will be honored at luncheon

Seniors who contribute thousands of hours of volunteer service every year to nonprofit agencies county-wide will be honored at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's annual recognition celebration Tuesday. Tickets to the RSVP luncheon are still available.

When: Doors open at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Where: Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park.

Info: Call the RSVP office at 327-8690, ext. 26.


Fire district seeks parade participants

The Lealman Fire District seeks participants for its annual Fourth of July parade, which is a community tradition for the Lealman and Kenneth City area. After the parade is the annual community festival, which will have free food, games and prizes. Last year's event drew more than 1,200 people. If your group, organization or business wants to participate, please contact Lt. Jim Millican at 526-5650, ext. 549.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to 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: Giant Yard Sale coming up 04/01/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 1, 2008 6:35pm]
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