Let Freedom Ring ST. PETE BEACH – “Let Freedom Ring,” a patriotic musical celebration, will be presented Sunday, July 5, 10 a.m., at Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church, 107 16th Ave., St. Pete Beach.
The program will celebrate the 236th birthday of America and it will be presented in lieu of the traditional worship service. Under the direction of Dale Williams, Florida Orchestra keyboardist and PAGBCC organist, and six vocalists, the celebration will include renditions of “America,” “America the Beautiful,” and “Give Me Your Tired and Your Poor” among other stirring patriotic songs.
There is no charge for this event. All are invited to attend and join the congregation for coffee and cake after the celebration. Call 360-5508 or visit www.pagchurch.org.
Beef ‘O’Brady’s Trivia Night SEMINOLE – Beef‘O’Brady’s, 1-799 Park Blvd. N., now offers Trivia Night every Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. The winning team receives a $50 gift certificate. There will be a $5.49 burger with fries special every Monday night. To register a team, call Angel or Mike at 393-2880.
Craft classes at Bay Vista ST. PETERSBURG – Bay Vista Recreation Center, 7000 Fourth St. S., offers craft classes Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m.
They include paper crafts, polymer clay sculpting, felting and more
The cost is $30 for four classes, plus a craft fee.
For more information call 893-7124 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org.
Enjoy coffee with the Mayor LARGO – Residents of Largo are invited to Coffee with the Mayor first Mondays, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Proino Breakfast Club, 201 W. Bay Drive.
Residents are free to come and go during this informal conversation with Mayor Woody Brown or one of the Largo commissioners. Proino offers free coffee, and participants can purchase breakfast to enjoy during the discussion.
Though it’s not required, Brown recommends that people RSVP with the city’s office administrator Shirley Frick at 587-6702.
Military Order of the World Wars meeting CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars meets for lunch on the first Tuesday of each month at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane.
Social hour starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and a short program.
Military officers who are retired or are on active duty or former officers and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. The MOWW also welcomes new members.
To make reservations or to inquire about becoming a member, call George Smith at 786-5578.
Aquatic fitness classes ST. PETE BEACH – The St. Pete Beach Recreation Department is again offering aquatic fitness classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 10 to Sept. 22, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.
The cost is $5 for St. Pete Beach residents and $6 for nonresidents.
Silver Sneakers members are welcome.
Aquatic fitness provides muscle toning and a cardio workout with the benefits and support of the water.
Book of Mormon study class LARGO – A Book of Mormon study class is offered Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9001 106th Ave. N.
The church invites people of all ages to its free Book of Mormon Study class. The sessions will feature light refreshments along with discussions and any questions pertaining to the Book of Mormon. The group will discuss a chapter each week.
Largo Woman’s Club meeting LARGO – The Largo Woman’s Club meets first Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m., at the Royal Palms, 300 Lake Ave.
The monthly meetings, held September through May, are $8 and include lunch.
The club’s mission is to promote charitable and civic progress of the city of Largo. Its members invite new residents and any fun and caring people to attend the meetings and business lunches, which include entertainment.
The club was founded to build sidewalks along Bay Drive. Its next project was building the Largo Public Library. The library and the Woman’s Club will be 100 years old in 2015.
For more information about the club, call Ellen at 584-8314 or Pat at 584-0297.
Pasta and dancing CLEARWATER – The Italian club of Greater Clearwater will host pasta dinners each Tuesday, monthly, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at 200 S. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Dancing also will be held on some Saturdays. For information, call 791-8698.
Safe boating class ST. PETE BEACH – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 has a 12-week continuous cycle of Safe Boating Program meetings Tuesdays, 7 p.m., in the Warren Webster Building, at 1500 Pass-A-Grille Way.
Attendees can start at their convenience. New participants should arrive for their first class at 6:30 p.m. to register. Included in this program are detailed and illustrated materials that cover a variety of program topics.
The program package is based on the new USCG Auxiliary Boating Skills and Seamanship 14th edition 400-page manual. All materials will be included in the cost of the program, which is $45 per participant for 12 weeks. Cost is $60 for couples sharing the materials.
For information, call Jim at 360-4846, Warren at 321-7801 or Phil at 865-2226.