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The Bartlett Park Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. Agenda items include discussion of bylaw revisions; crime watch report; youth entrepreneurship opportunities; problem properties; nominating committee; newsletter writing, distribution and advertising; and volunteer opportunities. The community police officer will attend.

When: 6 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Frank Pierce Center, 2000 Seventh St. S.

Info: Bartlett Park Community Resource Center, 642 22nd Ave. S. Call 826-9774 or visit


Community to host yard sale Saturday

The Wildwood Heights Neighborhood Association will host a yard sale Saturday. Table rental proceeds will benefit the association. Boundaries are Ninth to 15th avenues S and from 22nd to 28th streets S.

When: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Wildwood Heights Neighborhood.

Info: Call Lillian Bryant at 743-7463.


Neighborhood group set to meet Tuesday

The Palmetto Park Neighborhood Association meets Tuesday. Residents are reminded that plots are still available in the community garden.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Word of Faith Church, 558 28th St. S.


Civic association will discuss cell tower

The Shore Acres Civic Association will discuss a proposed cell phone tower at its next meeting. Agenda items include a presentation by representatives of Ridan Industries (owners and operators of cell phone communication towers).

When: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting Monday, Aug. 20.

Where: Shore Acres Recreation Center, 4230 Shore Acres Blvd. NE.

Ice cream social, tour of firehouse scheduled

Members of the Shore Acres Civic Association and their families are welcome to attend the neighborhood's ice cream social and visit the new firehouse.

When: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 18.

Where: St. Petersburg Fire Station on Bayou Grande Blvd. NE.



Utility to give away efficiency makeover

Progress Energy is looking for homes in need of energy efficiency improvements. Homeowners can win an energy efficiency makeover valued at up to $10,000. Three grand prize winners will be selected via online submissions through Aug. 31. Enter online at


Neighborhood group meets third Thursday

The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will reconvene the third Thursday of August at Hope Lutheran Church. Join the discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer. Boundaries are 62nd to 77th avenues N and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street N to I-275.

When: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16.

Where: Hope Lutheran Church, at 62nd Avenue and 18th Street N.

The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Seminole 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.