Isle of Palms Civic Association’s monthly potluck TREASURE ISLAND – The Isle of Palms Civic Association’s monthly potluck dinner/mixer will be held Tuesday, May 23, 6 p.m., at the Treasure Island Community Center, 154 106th Ave. The event is open to all permanent or seasonal residents and renters. Visitors are welcome.
For more information, call Carol Lee at 727-360-9181 or visit the Isle of Palms Civic Association’s page on Facebook.
Coloring group meeting PINELLAS PARK – The Pinellas Park Senior Center, 7625 59th St. N., holds Color Me Calm, coloring get-togethers, every Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m. Colored pencils will be available at the center. Call 727-369-5694.
Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meeting SEMINOLE – The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meets on the second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 7:15 a.m., in the third floor card room at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd.
The group features speakers from different organizations.
Visit kiwanisseminolebreakfast.com or call 727-319-8343 for more information.
Pinellas Geological Society Club meeting LARGO – The Pinellas Geological Society Club meets monthly September through May at the Largo Public Library on the fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m. Annual dues are $10 and $15 for a family.
Formed in 1958, the nonprofit organization’s purpose is to promote knowledge and interest in rocks and minerals and in the sciences of geology, mineralogy, paleontology, archaeology and the lapidary arts of silver and goldsmithing, faceting, en cabachoning, channel work, beading and design, wirewrap and all types of jewelry.
For more information, call Lee Sheffield at 709-3236 or Walt Staats at 415-7867.
Seminole-SPC Toastmasters meeting SEMINOLE – Seminole-SPC Toastmasters meets Tuesdays, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. Guests ages 18 and older are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.
This personal development program is ideal for supervisors and leaders – or those aspiring – to learn vital leadership and communication skills.
Contact Dennis Hamel at 727-374-2612 or visit www.seminolespc.toastmastersclubs.org.
Smoking cessation classes LARGO – Free smoking cessation classes will be presented Tuesdays, May 2 through June 6, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Bardmoor YMCA, 8495 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo.
Sponsored by Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and Tobacco Free Florida, the program provides free tobacco cessation services to help participants quit any form of tobacco through in-person group classes and free nicotine-replacement therapy – such as patches, gum or lozenges – while supplies last and if medically appropriate. The program is funded by the Florida Department of Health. Members and nonmembers are welcome. Space is limited.
To register, call Nicole Kelly at 813-929-1000, ext. 204.
Clearwater Chapter MOAA meeting CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Chapter of The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) host its monthly luncheon on May 24 at the Clearwater Country Club 525, Betty Lane. Guest speaker will be Capt. James R. Facinelli, USNR (Ret.).
All military officers, their spouses, survivors and auxiliary members are invited. Jackets are requested. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 727-535-9151.
Family Promise event CLEARWATER – Family Promise of Pinellas County will host an event Wednesday, May 24, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater.
Family Promise of Pinellas County is a coalition of interfaith congregations committed to helping children and their parents move from homelessness to independence. Speaker Jennifer Sunshine, executive director of Family Promise of Pinellas County, will explain how this organization has moved 46 children and their parents from homelessness to sustainable housing.
There is no admission charge. A simple meal will be served and donations will be accepted.
Family Promise is an affiliate of the national Family Promise organization founded in 1986 with 181 operating affiliates in 41 states involving 5,500 congregations and over 160,000 volunteers.
For information as well as childcare availability, call the Rev. Dawn Haeger at 727-446-3001.
Largo Star Toastmasters Club 5933 meeting LARGO – Largo Star Toastmasters Club 5933 invites new members to its weekly meeting on Wednesdays, 12:05 to 1:05 p.m., at the Young Rainey Star Center, 7887 Bryan Dairy Road No. 120.
The club is open to all residents and workers in the Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole areas.
A Toastmasters club provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their oral communication and leadership skills. Come watch as members present speeches, develop leadership skills by serving in various club positions and participate in Table Topics sessions in a relaxed yet structured one-hour setting.
Rotary Club of Seminole meeting SEMINOLE – The Rotary Club of Seminole meets weekly on Wednesdays at noon at the Seminole Lake Country Club, 6100 Augusta Blvd.
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Seminole Chamber monthly breakfast SEMINOLE – The Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 7777 131st St. N., will hold its monthly breakfast Wednesday, May 24, 8 a.m. Barry Rubin, president of the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and human resources expert, will present on “Time Management Strategies for Your Business.” Call the chamber at 727-392-3245 to RSVP.
Seminole Historical Society meeting ST. PETERSBURG – Keith Williams, hospital manager at the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, will speak at the next Seminole Historical Society meeting, Wednesday, May 24, 7 p.m., at the Seminole Historical Society Museum, 7464 Ridge Rd.
Museum visiting hours are Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Private group tours are also available.
Daughters of Italy monthly meeting CLEARWATER – The Daughters of Italy Lodge, Chapter 2825, will host its monthly meeting at 5:45 p.m. on May 25 at Clearwater Community Church, 2897 Belcher Road, Dunedin, in room 206 of the educational building.
The club will celebrate its 12th anniversary as well as its 2017 scholarship winner.
Italian and non-Italian women and their guests are invited to attend; buffet dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m., followed by a short general meeting and scholarship presentation.
The cost is $12.50 per person; reservations deadline is May 22. For more information, please contact Vincenza DiLiberti at 727-447-6890 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GFWC Pinellas Seminole Woman’s Club meeting SEMINOLE – The GFWC Pinellas Seminole Woman’s Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month at Freedom Square in the Roskamp Auditorium at 11 a.m. Meetings include lunch and a guest speaker. All are welcome.
The group offers scholarships to local students and donates to organizations in the area.
Call 727-709-3778 for more information.
GFWC Seminole Junior Woman’s Club meeting SEMINOLE – The GFWC Seminole Junior Woman’s Club meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N.
The group is dedicated to serving the community, particularly through programs helping children. Club activities include providing dinner to families at the Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg; and the SJWC’s annual “Share Our Spirit” food drive, which helps feed Seminole children during the winter holiday break.
Those interested in learning more about the SJWC are welcome to attend the meetings or call 727-398-0558 for more information.
Kiwanis Club of Seminole meeting SEMINOLE – The Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N.
All are welcome to attend.
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Tai Chi and Qigong classes ST. PETE BEACH – Tai Chi and Qigong classes are presented Mondays, 11 a.m.; and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m., at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach.
This class is designed to reduce stress, inflammation and disease associated with stress, as well as improve postural alignment and flexibility. The class combines specific movements, coordinated breathing and a calm focused mind used in traditional Chinese medicine, Tai Chi and Qigong practices that will improve health, vitality and longevity.
No prior experience is necessary. The cost is $5 for adults or free for SilverSneakers. Visit www.spbrec.com or call 727-363-9245 for more information.
Author event DUNEDIN – Julianne Black will introduce her creation “My Dunedin Coloring Book” at an event on Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sweet Peas Café, 434 Virginia Lane, Dunedin.
“My Dunedin Coloring Book” is a series of sketches, impressions and inspirations centered in and around Dunedin. The coloring book features 32 pages of landscapes and animals. Dunedin fans will recognize local shops and eateries, beach scenes, festivals and more.
Subject matter and variety of detail from page to page make it an easy fit for any age or art ability.
The free Sweet Peas event will feature a book signing, entertainment and fun as well as a story time by the author at 11 a.m. Black will read from a few of her previous titles. All ages are welcome.
Black has written and illustrated over a dozen books, including “Sleep Sweet” the multi-award winning augmented reality, animated children’s book. She is an internationally recognized graphic artist as well as full-time creative. She works in a myriad of artistic mediums. For information, visit www.julianneblack.com.