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• Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
19th Hole mixer
OLDSMAR – The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting a 19th Hole mixer Wednesday, Aug. 24, at nine different restaurants and businesses.

Set for 5-8 p.m., the mixer costs $20 per player or $80 for a team of four. Participants will play a zany putt-putt hole at each location.

Free hors d’oeuvres will be served and discount drinks will be available. Non-alcoholic beverages will be free for designated drivers.

Businesses interested in sponsoring a hole should contact Mark Howe at 813-855-4233.
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Electronics class
TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Recreation Division is offering a new electronics class to assist participants in learning how to operate their electronic devices properly on Wednesdays, 6 p.m., at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S. Walton Ave.  

The class costs $7 per class or $24 per month. This class will demonstrate basic tasks through both one-on-one training and group demonstrations. Bring your own electronic devices.

The class began Wednesday, April 13. For more information on these and other events, call 727-942-5628 or email TarponRec@ctsfl.us or visit www.TSRDonline.com.
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English classes
MADEIRA BEACH – English for students of other languages is being offered by Pinellas County School Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Madeira Beach Fundamental School, 591 Tom Stuart Causeway. Cost is $30 a semester.

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn and to practice English with a teacher, with computers and with other learners.

For information, call 727-547-7872 or email piolim@pcsb.org.
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Guardian ad Litem program
DUNEDIN – A presentation about the Guardian ad Litem program that advocates for abused and neglected children will be held Wednesday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m., at the Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave.

Volunteers in the Guardian ad Litem program have the ability to “make a powerful difference in the life of a child,” a press release said. They advocate in court and in the child welfare system for abused, abandoned and neglected children.

The Guardian ad Litem visits the child every month, becomes familiar with the child’s case, and recommends to court officials about how to ensure the child has a safe, caring, and stable home.

No prior experience is necessary and training is provided.

For other meeting dates and locations, call 727-647-1858 or visit www.guardianadlitem6.org.
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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.

For more information, call John Rouisse at 727-488-8010 or email johnrouisse@yahoo.com.
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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. Email pstockfisch@hotmail.com for more information.
Seminole Fire Rescue CERT class
SEMINOLE – Seminole Fire Rescue will offer Community Emergency Response Team CERT-317, an introductory course to those wanting to serve as a CERT member or those interested in preparedness training.

The class will take place Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (disaster preparedness); Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (disaster medical operations and disaster pyschology); and Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (fire safety and utility controls; terrorism and CERT; light search and rescue; and CERT organization.)

Classes will be held at Seminole Fire Station 29, 11195 70th Ave. N. Each graduate will receive a student manual and CERTbasic kit. Lunch and snacks are provided. Classes are open to individuals 16 and older. For more information, email bdykens@myseminole.com or call 727-393-8711 ext. 210.
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• Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
Clearwater Beach Chamber mingle
CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Beach Chamber will host a mingle event Thursday, Aug. 25, 5 to 7 p.m., at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater

Cost for members is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Cost for nonmenbers is $15.

To RSVP, visit www.beachchamber.com /membership_rsvp.html.
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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.
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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.
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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. For more information, email kiwanisclubofseminole@gmail.com.
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Seminole Fire Rescue CERT class
SEMINOLE – Seminole Fire Rescue will offer Community Emergency Response Team CERT-317, an introductory course to those wanting to serve as a CERT member or those interested in preparedness training.

The class will take place Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (disaster preparedness); Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (disaster medical operations and disaster pyschology); and Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (fire safety and utility controls; terrorism and CERT; light search and rescue; and CERT organization.)

Classes will be held at Seminole Fire Station 29, 11195 70th Ave. N. Each graduate will receive a student manual and CERTbasic kit. Lunch and snacks are provided. Classes are open to individuals 16 and older. For more information, email bdykens@myseminole.com or call 727-393-8711 ext. 210.
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Water arthritis classes
PINELLAS PARK – Water arthritis classes are offered at Skyview Pool, 9040 54th Way N., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:40 to 9:40 a.m. Cost is $2.50 per person.

Doing arthritis exercises in the water provides added resistance for a great workout. Classes will focus on gentle stretching, balance and movements. Swimming not required. Exercises done in shallow waters. Call 369-5694 for more information.
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Yoga and music meditation
TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Recreation Division is offering a new class in yoga and music meditation for adults and seniors on Thursdays, 2 to 3 p.m., at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S. Walton Ave.

The price per class is $10. This class instructs participants how to relax, stretch and build strength and awareness to enhance body and spirit while healing the mind. This form of yoga is great exercise that is sensitive to chair and floor positions for participants of all physical abilities.

For more information on these and other events, call 727-942-5628 or email TarponRec@ctsfl.us or visit www.TSRDonline.com. ;
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• Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
AARP driver safety workshop
SAFETY HARBOR – AARP will host a driver safety workshop at 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Safety Harbor Library.

AARP offers the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers ages 50 and older.  At this workshop, attendees will gain the skills and tools needed to drive safely on today’s roads and learn rules and hazards of the road.

The class fee is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Fees are payable by check only in class. 

To register, call 727-724-1525, ext. 4107, or www.safetyharborlibrary.com.
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Connections @ Park Station
PINELLAS PARK – The Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of Commerce hosts Connections @ Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd., Room 101, a free networking event, on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at 8:30 a.m. Contact Carl Lucchi at 458-7863 for more information.
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Crafts for veterans
PINELLAS PARK – The Pinellas Park Senior Center, 7625 59th St. N., will offer a weekly craft workshop for veterans on Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m.

Projects, which are donated by the Help Hospitalized Veterans Program, include model cars, wood projects, leatherwork, needlecrafts, poster art, beadwork and more.

The crafts aid in rehabilitation, and are designed to restore coordination and impaired motor skills, improve attention spans and concentration, and relieve symptoms of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions. 

Bring proof of Military Service for free project. Work at the center or take it home. Call 541-0776.
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GriefShare meeting
ST. PETERSBURG – The next evening group for GriefShare will begin Friday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to noon, at Cornerstone Community Church, 6745 38th Ave. N., St. Petersburg.

The group will continue to meet on Fridays, 10 a.m., through Nov. 18. GriefShare is for anyone who has lost a loved one. The group helps participants through their grief.

Cost is $15, which includes the workbook. Scholarships are available. For information, call 727-343-7747.
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Jim & Heather Gills YMCA adoption event
ST. PETERSBURG – The Jim & Heather Gills YMCA adoption event will take place Friday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Jim & Heather Gills YMCA, 3200 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg.

SPCA Tampa Bay will visit the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA in St. Petersburg for a special adoption event. Attendees will have a chance to meet the adoptable pets now available at SPCA Tampa Bay.

For information, call 727-586-3591, ext. 112 or email MWoods@spcatampabay.org.
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Senior investment club
ST. PETERSBURG – A senior investment club conducts discussions every Friday at 10 a.m. at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N.

The free club is open to the public and will feature discussions on anything related to investing. Share your best picks or your worst picks. Ask questions, give your opinion. It’s all about education and fun.

Call Sally for more information at 727-893-7101.
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