Rub elbows, sip and nibble with neighbors
The Downtown Neighborhood Association's next Urban Porch Party will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Messineo's Gourmet Market, at 179 First Ave. N.
Tickets are $10 for association members and $15 for nonmembers. That includes two glasses of wine or soda and appetizers, plus samples of prepared foods, baked goods, sliced deli items and cheeses.
Order tickets online at stpetedna.org/PorchParty.html or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space. DNA started the porch parties last year to provide interesting places downtown for socializing and networking.
Hazardous waste has a place to go
Pinellas County Utilities is hosting an EnviroBusiness hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center, 2990 110th Ave. N.
Licensed hazardous waste contractors will be on-site to handle business hazardous waste. Businesses pay the contractors directly, at the county's reduced contract prices.
For information, call Solid Waste Operations at Pinellas County Utilities at (727) 464-7500 or visit online at pinellascounty.org/bizwaste.
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