Egg-stravaganza includes hunt, visit from Easter bunny
By SHEILA MULLANE ESTRADA
Published April 12, 2006
SEMINOLE - An Easter Egg-traordinary Egg-stravaganza will be held in Seminole City Park at 9 a.m. Saturday. The free community event will include an egg hunt, special stage entertainment and a visit by the Easter Bunny. The park is at 7464 Ridge Road. For more information, call 391-8345.
An Easter sunrise service sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Seminole will be held at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. The Rev. Dr. Doug Hallman of Seminole United Methodist Church will lead the service. The Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home will provide coffee, orange juice and doughnuts. Attendees should bring chairs or blankets to sit on. For more information, call 394-2582.
A trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson on Thursday for a production of the musical Brigadoon costs $60 per person and includes transportation, dinner and theater presentation. Attendees will leave the recreation center at 10:30 a.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. A recreation card is required.
Other Seminole Recreation Department upcoming activities:
-- Orientation and training for the 2006 Teen Leader Program for teens seeking work experience on a volunteer basis. Participants must have completed seventh grade by the time summer camp begins. Applications are available at the recreation center and must be returned by Thursday. A mandatory orientation for applicants and a parent/guardian will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday. Mandatory training sessions will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 24 and 28. Participants must have a recreation card and will be required to attend a final meeting in May. For information, call Tara Boyle at 391-8345.
-- An Easter Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday. The meal will be catered by Freedom Square with entertainment provided by the Grandmother Rockettes. The luncheon is $7 per person. A Senior Matinee will be after the luncheon at 1:15 p.m.
-- On April 19, the recreation center will sponsor a trip to the St. Pete Forum for a concert by violinist and composer Andre Rieu. The trip is $78 per person, and includes transportation and a concert ticket. A Seminole recreation card is not required to participate. Attendees will leave the recreation center at 6 p.m. and return at 11 p.m. The concert begins at 8 p.m.
-- A May 5 poolside picnic is set for children in kindergarten through the fifth grade. Activities include water games, hot dogs on the grill, and DJ Phil.
For more information on any of these activities, call Dan at 391-8345.
The third annual Movies Under the Stars will be held each Friday night throughout April at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. This year's theme is Spring into Action and Adventure and will feature the best action and adventure movies from the past 40 years. Each show starts at 8 p.m. Attendees should bring lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn and beverages will be sold by the Seminole Fire Union Local 2896. The schedule for the free community event is:
-- Friday, Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981.
-- April 21, Men in Black (1997).
-- April 28, Batman Begins (2005).
The Seminole Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m., April 20, at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. The featured speaker will be Pinellas County school superintendent Clayton Wilcox. The luncheon is $12; advance registration and payment are appreciated. For more information or to RSVP by Tuesday, call the chamber office at 392-3245.
Upcoming events at the Seminole Community Library include:
-- Family Movies will be offered at 2 p.m. on Saturdays throughout April. Free popcorn and sodas are provided. The movie schedule includes: Saturday, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; April 22, Atlantis: The Lost Empire; and April 29, The Three Lives of Tomasina.
-- Classic Movie Matinee will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays throughout April. Free popcorn and sodas are provided. The movie schedule includes: Thursday, Unfaithfully Yours; April 20, The Money Pit; and April 27, The Organization.
The Florida Humanities Council will present veteran stage actor J.D. Sutton in a dramatic portrayal of early Florida naturalist William Bartram at the Seminole Community Library at 11 a.m.. April 22. In 1775, while the first acts of the American Revolution were talking place in the north, botanist and explorer Bartram set out to Florida. Bartram shares tales of his adventurous encounters with the Seminoles and battles with alligators and the beauty of Florida. J.D. Sutton has been featured in a variety of industrial training films for several major corporations and trade groups. For more information, call 394-6918. The library is at 9200 113th St. N. For more information about library events and activities, call 394-6905.
A Tribute To Teachers Breakfast, sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. April 27 at Seminole Middle School. The cost is $8 per person, or $25 to sponsor a teacher. Please make checks payable to the Seminole Chamber's Education Foundation. For more information, call 392-3245.
The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 7 in the Auditorium of the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. The event, part of the orchestra's 2005-2006 concert series, is co-sponsored by the Seminole Recreation Department and the Holland G. Magnum Recreation Complex. The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1984 as the Clearwater Symphony Orchestra. In 1994, the orchestra changed its name to the Suncoast Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra is conducted by Dr. Theodore DeCorso, who previously served as director of the Fairbanks Youth Orchestra, and has directed Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, Sondheim's Into the Woods, and A Little Night Music, and the Broadway shows Guys & Dolls and South Pacific. Tickets cost $5 and are available only at the door. Refreshments are available for sale at each concert. For more information, call 391-8345.
Kids Appreciation Day, co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the city of Seminole, will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 16 at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. Activities at A Community Salute To Our Students Come will include games, refreshments, contests, entertainment, door prizes, and much more. For more information, call the Seminole Chamber of Commerce at 392-3245.
News for Neighborhood Notebook may be e-mailed to SeminoleNotebook@knology.net faxed to 398-6054, mailed to Seminole Notebook, 13472 Bellewood Ave. N, Seminole, FL 33776, or by calling Sheila Estrada at 399-9197.
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