Clothes to Kids seeks donations; Dunedin native scientist honored

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[ Designed by Tara McCarty ]
Published Oct. 21, 2019

Clothes to Kids, seeks donations

Clothing to Kids is running low on pants, jackets and school shoes and seeking donations to help clothe children in need in Hillsborough and Pinellas County. Clothes to Kids was founded in 2003 and aims to provide new and quality used clothing to low-income or in crisis school-age children free of charge. Clothes to Kids needs elementary school shorts and long pants size six through 12, jackets sizes-small, medium, large, and extra-large, and children’s shoes particularly sizes one to nine. The clothes benefit children from pre-K to 12th grade. Drop off donations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at any of the three stores, 5011 H W Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa, 1059 N Hercules Ave. in Clearwater, and 2168 24th St. S in St. Petersburg. For information or to schedule an appointment to shop call (727) 441-5050 or visit

Dunedin native honored at Hope Spot celebration

Renowned scientist Sylvia A. Earle will be in her hometown of Dunedin to be recognized as a newly designated Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot, which are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean. Earle is a world-renowned oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue. In 1979, she set a record for the deepest dive without a tether, she was the first woman to become the chief scientist at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and has been called by Time magazine a “Hero for the Planet.” The ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Park, 420 Main St. Scientific activities follow the ceremony for families.

Intro to Windows 10

Bring your computer and join Marvin Maziarz in learning how to use the latest version of Windows 10 through participation and demonstration. Even if you are a minimal user of the computer, this session will show you all the features you may not be aware of in Windows 10. The class is free, but limited to 10 participants. The class begins at 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at the Clearwater Aging Well Center in the Long Center at 1501 N Belcher Road.