2014 St. Pete Beach Senior Excursion schedule: The trips for 2014 are: Jan. 10, Hard Rock Casino; Jan. 17, Sun Line Cruises in Tarpon Springs; Jan. 24, Florida Aquarium; Jan. 31, Ringling Museum of Art; Feb. 7, Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center; Feb.14, Florida State Fair; Feb. 15, Sarasota Art Show; Feb. 21, St. Armands Circle; Feb. 28, Florida Strawberry Festival; March 7, Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays; March 14, Bok Tower Gardens; and March 21, Winter Park Art Festival. Excursions will depart from St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Participants must register by the Wednesday prior to the trip. Cost is $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents, which covers transportation only. All admission or lunch costs are the responsibility of the participant. For information, visit spbrec.com or call (727) 363-9245.
St. Pete Beach Community Yard Sale: Spaces for the Jan. 25 event are on sale. The cost for a 10- by 10-foot space is $15 for St. Pete Beach residents and $17.50 for nonresidents. For information, call (727) 363-9245.
Swimming program: Join a group of swimmers and triathletes for early-morning workouts with coaches on deck at every practice. Classes are from 5:30 to 7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Free tryout on the first visit. Cost is $30 pool fee and $40 coaching fee. Participants must have a U.S. Masters registration. St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. For information, call (727) 363-9245.
Daystar Life Center needs volunteers: The next information session will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 at 226 Sixth St. S, St. Petersburg. For information, contact Kitty Rawson at (727) 498-8794 or [email protected]
St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation offers before- and after-school programs from kindergarten through eighth grade. Camps are Monday through Friday at 11 locations through June 4. Participants are supervised by trained staff and coaches, and sign-in and sign-out procedures are used. Youth have planned activities and special events, with indoor and outdoor rotating activities. Full-day activities are provided on days when Pinellas County public schools are not in session, plus spring, winter and fall breaks. For information, call (727) 893-7441 or visit stpeteparksrec.org.
Lego robotics program: This after-school team program teaches children 8 and older how to design, program and build a competitive robot using a Lego Mindstorms kit. Meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Call (727) 363-9245 or visit spbrec.com.
City Power Toastmasters: Discover your ability to lead, give good presentations and plan meetings from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Municipal Services Building, 1 Fourth St. N, Room 600, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 893-7918.
Dancing without boundaries: This is a creative movement class designed for all ages and abilities. This class focuses on the therapeutic side of movement through self-expression and improvisational exercises. 7 to 7:45 p.m. at Gladden Park Recreation Center, 3901 30th Ave. N. Cost is $15 and participants need a $15 annual Advantage Card. For information, call (727) 893-7899 or visit stpeteparksrec.org.
Ballet fitness classes: Work on correct form, alignment and core strength with classes that incorporate yoga, tai chi, Pilates and classical ballet from 7:40 to 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd St. N, St. Petersburg. The cost is $24 a month or $7 per class. Call (727) 893-7150.