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Volunteers wanted; holiday camp for kids offered; get free tree

Sanding Ovations help: The city of Treasure Island needs volunteers to help with the beer truck, T-shirt sales and VIP tent at Sanding Ovations Master's Cup Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival on Nov. 16-18. Volunteers will receive an event T-shirt, parking, soft drinks, water and food. Call (727) 547-4575, ext. 237, or visit mytreasureisland.org/recreation.

Tree giveaway in Largo: Residents can choose from six Florida-friendly species, including crape myrtle and Southern magnolia, as part of the "CommuniTree Tree Giveaway." Register at tinyurl.com/c7yfjad or call (727) 586-7415. Distribution will be held in January.

Thanksgiving camp: The St. Pete Beach Community Center will offer camp Nov. 19-21 with gym games, arts and crafts, field trips and more. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $90; daily rates are available. For information, call (727) 363-9245 or visit spbrec.com.

PARC Thrift Store spruce-up: Volunteers are needed to join members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the St. Petersburg Ward and Gulfport Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to paint both the interior and exterior, reorganize shelves, and trim hedges and plants Saturday at the store at 5825 66th St. N, St. Petersburg. Although people will be working from 8 a.m. on, volunteers, both youth and adults, are welcome any time during the day. Lunch will be provided. For information, call (727) 345-9111.

The People That Love Church And Mission: Provides emergency assistance for the poor. Donations of new toys, canned and nonperishable foods, and 10- to 12-pound turkeys are needed. Financial contributions are accepted. 817 Fifth Ave N, St Petersburg. For information, call (727) 820-0775 or visit peoplethatlove.com.

Volunteers wanted; holiday camp for kids offered; get free tree 11/06/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 1:33pm]
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