AmSouth Bank will celebrate the opening of the new Park Boulevard branch with a neighborhood block party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The new branch is at 7401 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park.
The celebration includes free lunch and prize giveaways, discounts at area stores, a giant slide, pet adoptions with the local pet rescue organization and an opportunity to have your child's photo taken with Santa Claus.
Other activities include a golf swing analysis by a pro, five-minute massage and more. Visitors can enter for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree or one of eight chances to grab cash in the Money Machine.
Food store to open
A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Amber Glen Food Depot will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 8.
Owners Del and Patti Johnson, Patti Fiedler and Kehia Jacobs will provide refreshments. The depot is at 8801 66th St., Unit H, in Pinellas Park.
News open house
USF Neighborhood News Bureau reporters want to hear all about it. Bring your Midtown story ideas to an open house at 7 p.m. Monday.
The event is at the James B. Sanderlin Center, 2335 22nd Ave. S. The News Bureau is a program of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
Call 873-4881 or 327-2129.