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More recycling on the beach: The Gulf Beaches Recycling Program offers the potential to recycle more materials in more places. Except for yard waste, all recyclable materials defined in this directory — pinellascounty.org/recycle — are acceptable.

Youth development summer program: The Pinellas Opportunity Council is accepting applications for an eight-week program for students 14 or 15 in ninth or 10th grades with a GPA of 2.5 or better and who meet minimum income guidelines. Students will attend two weeks of training at St. Petersburg College and then six weeks of on-the-job-training at various job sites. Apply through May 18 at 3443 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Students who complete the program will receive a stipend. Agencies interested in placing students may contact Frances M. Cato at (727) 327-8690, ext. 15.

Volunteer for 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares: Learn more from 9 to 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in Room 191 of the Juvenile Welfare Board, 14155 58th St. N, near Largo. You may register at 211volunteer recruitment.eventbrite.com. If you are interested but are unable to attend, contact Geri at geric@ 211tampabay.org or call (727) 210-4209. All volunteers must be at least 18 and able to pass a background check.

Community dinner: Pilgrim Church, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, will host a community dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Smoked chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverage are $10. Buy tickets in advance from the church office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For additional information call (727) 347-1226.

Sports medicine lecture: St. Anthony's will present "Fueling Your Body for Peak Performance and Nutrition," a free sports medicine lecture, at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Meeting Rooms A and B at St. Anthony's Outpatient Center (Carillon), 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 953-9129 or visit stanthonys.com.

Market freebie: The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market will continue its program of offering one free vendor space each week for a nonprofit organization to offer free information, promote events, raise money or sell items for fundraising. For information, contact Daniel Hodge at (727) 366-4086 or dan@igc.org.

Tax collector to take over driver's licenses: Tax collector offices are preparing for an increase in customers after the St. Petersburg driver's license office closed and the Pinellas Park office is scheduled to close June 29. Driver's license customers are encouraged to visit taxcollect.com, as many transactions can be done online. For information, call (727) 464-7777.

Synchronized swimming: Suncoast WaterWorks will perform "Going Gaga for Synchro'' at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. A free synchronized swimming clinic will be held at 5 p.m. for all ages. Show tickets are $5 for children and students and $8 for adults. For tickets, call (727) 669-4115 or email roblc1@aol.com.

Nuggets of interest 05/05/12 [Last modified: Saturday, May 5, 2012 4:31am]
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