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Pinellas events, June 2 and upcoming

Startup Weekend Tampa Bay: This event will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and resources June 7-9 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. During the 54-hour event, those attending will share ideas, form teams and launch startups. On June 9 the teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges composed of some of the Tampa Bay area's most knowledgeable business leaders. Registration is $99, with discounts available for students. Register at For information visit

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Yoga + Dalí: Classes are vinyasa/ashtanga-based incorporating pranayama (breath work), asana (posture work), meditation and relaxation from noon to 1:30 p.m. today (June 2). Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Bring your mat and towel and enter through the Café Gala doors (east side garden entrance) at the Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., Bayshore Drive at Fifth Avenue SE. $10 for members and students, $15 nonmembers.

Learn to be a leader: The City Power Toastmasters Communication and Leadership program is designed to help people become better communicators. Meetings are from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at 1 Fourth St. N, Room 600, Municipal Services Building, St. Petersburg. Call (727) 893-7918.

Beach traffic delays: Expect traffic delays today (June 2) during the 28th Annual Madeira Beach Triathlon between 6:30 and 10:30 a.m. on Gulf Boulevard (near Archibald Park, Madeira Beach), Tom Stuart Causeway (150th), Duhme Road, and Park Boulevard as the bicycle route will occupy these roads. Visit

Gulfport summer market: The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the summer on Beach Boulevard below 28th Avenue S. For information, call (727) 278-4285 or email

Senior excursions: The St. Pete Beach Community Center is offering trips Friday to the SS American Victory with lunch at Channelside; July 19 to Tampa Bay Downs; and Aug. 16 to the Hard Rock Casino. Excursions depart at 9 a.m. from 7701 Boca Ciega Drive and return by 4 p.m. Register by the Wednesday before each trip. $12 for residents, $15 for nonresidents. Information: (727) 363-9245 or

Vacation Bible school: Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church offers VPK for 3-year-olds through fifth-graders from 9 a.m. to noon June 10-17. The program is "Kingdom Rock." Registration begins today. It's $40 per child or $60 per family. 107 16th Ave., St. Pete Beach. For information, call (727) 360-5508.

Theater camp: The Performing Arts Consortium of St. Petersburg is presenting a summer camp June 10-21 at the Catherine Hickman Theater in Gulfport. One camp is for elementary and middle school ages, and the second is for high school ages. Both have a stage show at the end. Students will learn acting, singing, stage design and production. Call (727) 258-8315.

Aquatic membership special: Through July 31, when you buy a six-month membership to the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, you will get six months free. Valid for a child, adult, senior or family pass with access to the heated pool with lap swimming, sunbathing, picnic areas, water slides and a children's splash zone. The center is at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Call (727) 363-9264 or visit

Summer Marine Adventures Day Camps: The Pier Aquarium and Secrets of the Sea are registering kids 6 to 14 for weeklong summer camps at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center. Cost is $215 with discounts available for siblings and multiple registrations. Fees include trips to the Florida Aquarium, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. To see a list of camps, go to For information, call (727) 895-7437, ext. 215.

Teen volunteers: Students ages 12 through 17 can serve Heritage Village by being a junior docent. Volunteers do research and present guided tours, participate in special events and festivals, and help with living history activities. Hours can be used toward Bright Futures. A docent training session is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. For information email

Zumba party: The Seminole Recreation Center is having a Zumba Bash from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. The event is appropriate for all ages and abilities. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call (727) 391-8345 for information.

The Suncoast Center needs adult volunteers to serve as mentors, providing friendship and support to parents challenged in raising children. Training is provided. Call (727) 543-0677.

Summer clothes needed: Clothes to Kids is almost out of young boys and girls shorts and shirts. Call (727) 441-5050, ext. 22, or visit

Pinellas events, June 2 and upcoming 05/31/13 [Last modified: Friday, May 31, 2013 7:48pm]
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