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YMCA will host block party on Tuesday

North Pinellas

YMCA will host block party on Tuesday

The YMCA of the Suncoast North Pinellas Branch will host a free community block party and annual giving campaign kickoff 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at 4550 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor. The event includes crafts, games, swim challenge, master aerobics, silent auction. To register, call (727) 772-9622 or e-mail

Palm Harbor

Chamber needs vendors for expo

The Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors for its business expo, "Bring On the Green" on March 19. It will be held in the atrium area of HCA Patient Account Services, 31975 U.S. 19 N. Vending opportunities range from $50 to $750. For information, call the chamber office, (727) 784-4287 or Susan Senger, chairperson for the event, 781-0917.


SAT prep classes will start Feb. 21

The St. Petersburg College, including Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg/Gibbs and Tarpon Springs campuses, will begin their Spring SAT prep classes on Feb. 21. They will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., for eight weeks. The class features overcoming test anxiety, taking officially retired practice tests, basic skills review, remedial exercises, review questions and test-taking strategies. The cost for the class and the textbook is $215. For information or to register, call SPC Lifelong Learning department, (727) 341-3184.


Register to vote by Monday

Monday is the voter registration deadline to vote in the March 10 municipal elections. Registration is required for new voters to participate in the March 10 municipal elections or the Oldsmar Annexation Referendum Mail Ballot Election. Voters who are already registered to vote do not need to re-register. You can register to vote or update your voter information at any supervisor of elections office, public library, driver license office or government office handling social services. Some public libraries have evening and weekend hours.

Tarpon Springs

'Music Reading' will start Feb. 18

"Crash Course in Music Reading," a 10-week program, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays beginning Feb. 18 at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. The program covers the fundamentals of reading music. Beginners can learn about pitch, tempo, expression markings and sight singing. The cost is $50, with a family discount of $25. To register, call (727) 937-0686.


Spend Valentine's Day at preserve

Enjoy a romantic, invigorating Valentine's Day morning in nature. "Valentine's Day Delight'' will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday at the McGough Nature Preserve, 11901 146th St., Largo. Offerings include tai chi, kayaking and lunch. Cost: $30 per person and $50 for couples. Preregistration is required by Wednesday. Call (727) 518-3047.

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