The Adults Mentoring Children program of Gulf Coast Community Care will hold a "Welcome Back" coffee hour for seasonal residents of Pinellas County who would like to learn more about mentoring a child. The event is 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 at Panera Bread, 2420 66th St. N. Coffee and bagels will be served. RSVP to Sandy Nelson at 479-1814 or Susan Ryan at 479-1800, ext. 3038.
Church bookstore open house is Nov. 1
First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo, will hold its Charis Bookstore Christmas Open House 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. The store will be open until 8 p.m. There will be wassail and cookies, door prizes and drawings, Christmas music and an art sale. There will also be a launch party for Angela Hunt's new book, The Face. She will sign any of her books from 2 to 4 p.m. Hunt's books have sold more than 3-million copies.
YWCA event helps women network
The YWCA, 655 Second Ave. S, will hold an event 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 and 19, and Dec. 3 and 17 aimed at allowing women to come together to meet, connect and network with each other. A voluntary Nia class will be offered at each session. Nia is a transformational movement practice that teaches one to be more joyful, expressive and alive in his or her body, both in and out of the studio. In lieu of an admission price, a $5 donation to the YWCA Family Village is requested. For more information, call 565-4492.