Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Hurricane Maria's winds hit 175 mph as it aims at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

    Hurricanes

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually …

    A boat lays on its side off the shore of Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, early Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after the passing of Hurricane Maria. [Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte | Associated Press]
  2. Another Hollywood nursing home resident dies. It's the 9th in post-Irma tragedy.

    State Roundup

    The Broward County Medical Examiner's office is investigating another death of a resident of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills — the ninth blamed on the failure of a cooling system that became a stifling deathtrap three days after Irma hit.

    Carlos Canal, pictured at 47 years old, came to Miami from Cuba in 1960. Above is his citizenship photo. [Courtesy of Lily Schwartz]
  3. Hillsborough School Board approves 2017-18 budget

    K12

    TAMPA — The Hillsborough County School Board on Tuesday approved a budget of $2.83 billion for the 2017-18 school year.

    Photo illustration. [iStockphoto.com]
  4. All Eyes photo gallery: 7.1 magnitude quake kills at least 79, collapses buildings in Mexico

    World

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south, and it …

    Rescuers work on a collapsed building on Amsterdam Avenue in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, Sept. 19, 2017. Dozens have been reported killed across the country, including 42 in the state of Morelos, close to the epicenter of the quake, and at least 20 buildings in Mexico City have collapsed. (Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times) XNYT169
  5. Rays video tribute to ex-manager Joe Maddon upon return with Cubs

    Blogs

    Here is the Rays video tribute to former manager Joe Maddon, who returned to the Trop for the first time on Tuesday with his Cubs team: