The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association will hold a poker night this weekend to raise money for neighborhood projects. Residents who attend and pay their annual association dues will receive raffle tickets. The neighborhood's boundaries are 54th to 62nd avenues N from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to Foch Streets N.
When: Noon Sunday.
Where: Sports Bar and Grill, 1162 94th Ave. N.
Info: www.neighborhoodlink. com/stpetersburg/edgemoor/genpage/575026971.html.
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CRIME PREVENTION PICNIC IS SET FOR AUG. 7
The North Kenwood Neighborhood Association will hold its annual Crime Watch Prevention Picnic on Aug. 7 at Booker Creek Park.
Along with food and drinks, activities include giveaways and crime awareness and prevention tips.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7.
Where: Booker Creek Park, 13th Avenue N and 22nd Street N.
NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP SKIPS MONTHLY MEETING
The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will not have a meeting this month owing to the summer break.
The group will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Hope Lutheran Church.
Join neighbors for a roundtable discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer.
The Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to SPTimes firstname.lastname@example.org or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. The deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.