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Deadlines for Naples Botanical Gardens trip, arts and crafts exhibitors

Naples Botanical Gardens Day Trip: The deadline to register for the Oct. 29 bus trip to the 170-acre gardens is Monday. You'll be able to stroll the tropical paradise with cultivated gardens of Asia, Brazil, the Caribbean and Florida, plus walking trails and natural habitats. 7:30 a.m. $68, $58 members, plus food costs. Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 551-3102.

Call for Arts & Crafts Exhibitors: Lakewood United Methodist Church, 5995 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S, St. Petersburg, is seeking exhibitors for its 2013 Arts & Crafts Festival. Deadline to register is Monday and the cost is $15. The event will include an art show, children's carnival and more. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. For information, call (727) 867-1744 or (727) 867-3422.

Autumn harvest: Step back in time at the old-fashioned festival and farmers market at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement, 2900 31st St. S, gate 2, St. Petersburg. The event includes bobbing for apples, pumpkin-carving contest, crafts, games and hayrides. Visit the historic living museum, blacksmith shop, saw mill, sugar cane shed, print shop, pole barn, old gas station and more. Free admission, $2 hayrides. Donations accepted. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Call (727) 893-7326 or visit stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill-pioneer-settlement.html.

Stroll through the flea market: Faith Presbyterian Church, 11501 Walker Ave., Seminole, is hosting its semiannual flea market Wednesday through Saturday. Visitors will be able to preview items on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., cost is $5. Items for sale include household articles, clothing, jewelry, collectibles, books, toys, baskets, holiday decorations, tools, small appliances and some furniture. For hours and information, call (727) 391-0596.

2013 Pinellas County Coastal Cleanup: Keep Pinellas Beautiful needs volunteers at more than 20 locations for the countywide event on Saturday. Cleanups will continue until Oct. 26. Those interested can email stoplitter@tampabay.rr.com and put "coastal cleanup application request" in the subject line.

Homecoming dresses: The Belle of the Ball Project offers 3,000 dresses, plus shoes and purses, to low-income high school girls. No appointment is needed. A donation is requested but not required. Shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Oct. 26 at Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd. N. For other sites and information, call (727) 386-4502 or visit belleoftheballproject.com.

Pancake breakfast: The Men's Ministry of Pass-a-Grille Beach Community Church will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and orange juice from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. Buy beforehand at the church office or at the door, at 107 16th Ave., St. Pete Beach. Information: (727) 360-5508.

Showcase of Services: The Pinellas Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition is presenting its 17th annual Showcase of Services from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Pinellas Technical Education Center, St. Petersburg. More than 40 social services agencies will be present. Some of the resources that will be available are educational assistance, mobile medical unit, information and referral, resume help, Department of Motor Vehicles, voter registration, clothing referrals and employment assistance. Free. 901 34th St. S. For information, call (727) 341-3736, (727) 344-1611, ext. 414 or (813) 233-2530.

The Pinellas County Commission is accepting applications for two appointments to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative. Each will serve a three-year term. Applicants must be registered voters and cannot be an employee or member of any governing body of a Pinellas County library. To apply, submit a brief biography or resume by Wednesday through pinellascounty.org/forms/board-app-library.htm. Or request an application from committees@pinellascounty.org and return it by email or mail or deliver it to Board of County Commissioners, Pinellas County Courthouse, Fifth Floor, 315 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756.

Fitness can be fun: Zara's Fitness lets participants enjoy one hour of total fitness with a combination of Latin dance, core work and body toning. Classes are 8 to 9 a.m. Mondays at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place. For information, call (727) 723-5800.

Lego robotics program: This after-school team program teaches children 8 and older how to design, program and build a competitive robot using the Lego Mindstorm kit. Program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday and Friday at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Cost depends on the number of classes each month. Call (727) 363-9245 or visit spbrec.com.

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 enjoy a choice of planned activities and special events, with indoor and outdoor rotating activities. Full-day activities are provided during 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.

Circus McGurkis is looking for vendors and participants for the 42nd annual peace education celebration on Oct. 26. This year's theme is Give Peace a Turn! Call Gary Crosby at (727) 481-6561 or email mgmcrosby@tampabay.rr.com.

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