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Beaches notebook

Winterfest on the Rocks coming

By SHEILA MULLANE ESTRADA
Published February 16, 2005


INDIAN ROCKS BEACH - Winterfest on the Rocks, sponsored by Calvary Episcopal Church and the North Beaches YMCA, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The event will begin with a Patriotic Children's Parade at 10 a.m. from the Campalong Baseball Field to the church grounds, a Patriotic Pet Contest at noon, live entertainment in the parish hall, a Fire and Brimstone Chili Challenge, other food, inflatables for kids, and arts and crafts vendors.

Proceeds will benefit Calvary Outreach Ministries and the YMCA Youth Club. The church is at 1615 First St. The event is co-sponsored by Cuso's Cantina and Guppy's Restaurant. For information, call Glory Faunce at 595-1219.

Indian Rocks Beach

The city is holding a community cleanup, one of four conducted during the year, next week.

Residents should place materials at the curb no later than 7 a.m. Feb. 23. All items will be picked up by Feb. 25.

Items such as appliances, office equipment, broken furniture, beds, bedsprings, empty cans, and small metal parts from minor repair work that can be lifted by two men - not motors, large repair parts and other heavy materials - will be picked up for free.

City crews will not pick up cars, boats, trailers, construction materials, stumps, tree removal material or hazardous waste. For more information, call the city public services department at 595-6889.

Madeira Beach

Dentists from Implant and General Dentistry of Tampa Bay, P.A. will give a short presentation explaining new treatment options for bone grafting and dental implants Thursday at the Gulf Beaches Library, 200 Municipal Drive.

Several studies that defray the expense of treatment will be explained. For more information, call 535-6400.

Redington Beach

The Redington Beach Property Owners Association will hold a membership drive and Chili Fest at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at Town Hall, 105 164th Ave N.

Residents are encouraged to attend the family event to meet new friends and neighbors. Association memberships will be available for $20 a year. A members meeting and voting will follow. For more information, call Nick Simons at 421-0885.

South Pasadena

Events at the Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay for the next week:

10 a.m. Thursday, fitness director Melissa Figley will present the second in the educational "Use It or Lose It" series in the Key West Dining Room of the Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay.

6 p.m. Tuesday, Tatiana Nagibina will discuss "Questions and Answers About Arthritis" in the auditorium.

1 p.m. Feb. 25, a fashion show with Hospice will be held in the auditorium. A Valentine Tea will follow the show.

The Fountains is at 1255 Pasadena Ave. S. For more information, call 347-2169.

Treasure Island

"I Get Ideas," an award show featuring mixed media works by members of the Treasure Island Art Guild, will be open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Feb. 28 at City Hall.

City Hall is at 120 108th Ave.

For more information, call Toni Parsons at 360-1563.

The newly formed Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce is holding a membership drive, with a final event Friday at Gators on the Pass.

For more information, call the chamber at 360-4121.

Friendship Community Church will host Blaine Bowman and His Good Time Band from Ohio at 7 p.m. Friday at City Hall.

The group recently won the 2004 Comedian of the Year award from the Country Gospel Music Guild.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. City Hall is at 120 108th Ave. N. For more information, call 773-8440.

The city recreation department is offering a belly dancing class from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday in the City Hall auditorium.

The fee is $25 a month or $7 a class.

City Hall is at 120 108th Ave. For more information, call 367-2295.

News for Neighborhood Notebook may be emailed to sheila.estrada@knology.net faxed to 398-6054, mailed to Beaches Notebook, 13472 Bellewood Ave. N, Seminole, FL 33776, or called in to 399-9197.

[Last modified February 16, 2005, 04:30:09]


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