Monthly pancake breakfast for seniors resumes
The monthly pancake breakfast at the Pinellas Park Senior Center resumes today. The all-you-can-eat $2.50 senior breakfast is held the second Wednesday of each month September through May at the center. All seniors are welcome.
When: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today.
Where: 7625 59th St. N.
Info: Call 541-0776.
Drivers are needed for cancer patients
The American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program needs volunteer drivers willing to take cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Schedules are flexible; volunteering one day a week or whenever you are able is a big help. Training, maps and directions are provided to volunteers. Requirements include having a safe driving record, a valid driver's license and a vehicle in good working condition.
When: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday.
Where: American Cancer Office, 4801 86th Ave. N, Pinellas Park.
Info: Call 812-7006 by Thursday to RSVP.
Event will honor area women in business
The Greater Bay Area Council of the American Business Women's Association will host its 11th annual "Leaders Light the Way: Successful Women of Tampa Bay" event Sept. 20. The event, which includes breakfast and a luncheon, will celebrate the accomplishments of successful Tampa Bay area women.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20.
Where: Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. N, Pinellas Park.
Info: Contact Bobbi Stockslager at 546-6322.
Celtic music group will play at arts center
The first international tour to make a stop at Pinellas Park's Performing Arts Center is the Barra MacNeils, a Celtic music group. The MacNeils are family members from Nova Scotia who combine vocal harmonies with string, percussion and wind instruments, as well as dancing and storytelling. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 the day of the show. They can be purchased online at www.ticketfusion.com.
When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 (doors open at 7 p.m.).
Where: Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N.
Info: Contact Patti Petow at 571-4183 for more information.
Demonstrations set for new voting system
If you're curious about the new optical scan voting system, the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections has scheduled demonstrations countywide in anticipation of the Nov. 4 general election. In addition to test driving the new voting procedure, individuals also can register to vote, update personal information including address, name, party or signature, and request mail ballots at demonstration sites. Oct. 6 is the deadline to register for the Nov. 4 election. Voters also can register to vote at public libraries or driver's license offices, or at any county office handling social services or disabilities. For more information, contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 464-6108 or visit www.votepinellas.com.
Scheduled demonstrations in Pinellas Park are as follows:
When: 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27.
Where: Pinellas Park Library, 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park.
Jabez Festival offers family-friendly fun
Several family-friendly activities are planned for the upcoming Jabez Festival in Lealman, including a moon bounce for kids, games, activities, live music and a K-9 demonstration from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The event is free and open to the public
When: Starts at 2 p.m. Sept. 28.
Where: Lealman Park at 54th Avenue N and 39th Street N.
Info: Call Joe Gill, pastor of Solid Rock Christian Ministries, at 480-4614
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