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Patsy Cline incarnate to visit

Published June 8, 2005

SEMINOLE - The Sweet Dreams of Patsy Cline Show returns to Seminole Mall at 1 p.m. Saturday.

National performer Leanne Williams re-creates the sentimental country sound of the legendary singer. Williams, whose country music career spans 15 years, is backed up by the Cadillacs, a three-piece show band.

The show is free to the public, and limited seating is available. The 2003 show attracted a standing-room-only crowd. For more information, call Gerry Cachia at 423-9825.

Free Business Leads & Skills Development Workshops, sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 7:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of June and July in the TLC Building, Room 108, at St. Petersburg College's Seminole campus:

--Today: Effective Management Skills

--June 22: Power Problem Solving/The Master-Mind Breakthrough

--July 13: Internet Marketing: A Free Goldmine or Hassle?

--July 27: Creating Amazing Centers of Influence/Business

For more information, call Bob Holtzman at 327-9077.

Other chamber events in June include:

Seminole chapter of Network Professionals Inc. meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Perkins Restaurant, Park Boulevard and Starkey Road. Business people are welcome to attend. Call Ron O'Connor at 367-3737 for further information.

--June 15 - Chamber board meeting, 7:30 a.m. at the chamber.

--June 15 - Miss Seminole Send-Off, 6 p.m. at the Seminole Recreation Center.

--June 16 - Chamber Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Banquet Masters. State Sen. Dennis Jones will give an update on bills considered and/or passed in the recent legislative session. Cost, $12. To make a reservations, call the chamber office at 392-3245.

--June 23 - Chamber mixer, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Freedom Square Retirement Community.

June events at the Seminole Community Library include:

Teen programs:

--Teen Thursdays: (Prior registration required)

--Through July 15 - Summer reading program, Teen Zone. Anyone who enters is eligible to win prizes.

--Thursday - Self Portrait Reverse Painting Computer art. Bring a photo of your face (head-on).

--June 16 - Name That Tune contest.

Classic Movie Matinees at 2 p.m. Thursdays. Free popcorn and sodas.

--Thursday - Footsteps in the Dark

--June 16 - Auntie Mame

Adult programs:

--Tuesdays - Senior Survival, 2 p.m.

--Today - Market Your Business, 6 p.m.

--Thursday - Parkinson's Support Group, 6:30 p.m.

--Saturday - AARP Safe Driving, 9 a.m.

--June 14, 21 and 28 - Toastmasters, 6 p.m.

--June 18 - Fibromyalgia support, 11 a.m.

Children's programs:

--Summer Reading Club: through July 23. Sign up today and Thursday at the Summer Reading Club table in Youth Services.

--Mondays at 11 a.m. - "Read Around Florida"' learn about Florida through stories, games, skits and a puppet show.

--Mondays, 6:30 p.m. - Twilight Tales for preschool through second grade; a 30-minute program featuring stories, songs and other fun activities.

--Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - Toddler Storytime for children 18 to 36 months; a 20-minute program of brief picture books, finger plays and puppet shows.

--Tuesday and Thursdays, 11 a.m. - Preschool Storytime; a 30-minute program of picture books, action rhymes, finger plays and puppet shows.

--Wednesdays at 2 p.m. - "Wonderful Wednesdays," a 45 to 60 minute program with special guests: June 8, Marionette Star Theatre with Lynn Sliski; June 15, Dali Museum; June 22, Tricky Dog Show; June 29, Play N Around Traveling Children's Theatre.

--Saturdays, 2 p.m. - Family Movie; films for all ages; free popcorn and sodas.

Special child and child-parent programs are limited in space and require advanced registration, which begins today. The programs include:

--June 17 - Summer Sleepover.

--Tuesdays through July 19 - "Page Turners" for children entering grades 1-2 accompanied by an adult; 7 p.m.; listen to a story, talk about your favorite books and finish the program with a craft.

--Tuesdays through July 19 - Parent-Son Summer Book Club for boys entering grades 3-5 and a parent; 7 p.m.

--Wednesdays through July 20 - Mother-Daughter Summer Book Club for girls entering grades 3-5 and their moms; 7 p.m.

--Fridays through July 22 - "Reading Is Fun Friday" for kids entering grades 1-3; 11 a.m.; an hour of enjoyable reading and related activities.

For more information contact Pat Bartell at 394-6922.

The 2005 Kotchman Baseball and Softball School summer camp will run through July 29. The sessions are held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Seminole Little League, 90th Avenue N and 125th Street. Aftercare and transportation are available. Prizes and awards will be presented. For more information, call Randy at 432-0348 or visit

The band Spirit will entertain from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd Church, 10891 102nd Ave. N. The event is free. Ice cream sundaes and finger food will be provided. For more information, call 391-4644.

A photography exhibit titled "The Peacekeepers," by military photographer Sgt. Walter Jawors, will be on display at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, through June 15. For more information, call 394-6905.

The Panama Canal Museum exhibit "Molas! The American Influence" will continue through June 16. Traditional molas appliqued on Cuna Indian women's blouses depict a "cosmos" of colorful birds, monkeys, flowers and mythical beings. With the opening of the Panama Canal, employees commissioned the Cuna women to create molas depicting boats passing through the canal, golf, airplanes and other designs that reflect an American theme. The Panama Canal Museum is at 7985 113th St., Suite 100. It's open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, $1 for children and free for under age 6. Call 394-9338.

Seminole High School Class of 1985 will hold its 20th reunion June 24-25 at the Tradewinds Island Grand on St. Pete Beach. For more information, call Maria Christiano Walkiewicz at 399-2005.

News for Neighborhood Notebook may be e-mailed to faxed to 398-6054, mailed to Seminole Notebook, 13472 Bellewood Ave. N, Seminole, FL 33776, or called in to Sheila Estrada at 399-9197.

[Last modified June 8, 2005, 06:35:35]

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