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Bartlett Park community sets up cleanup, party

By TIMES WIRES
Published May 16, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

The Bartlett Park Neighborhood is hosting a community cleanup and block party Saturday. Volunteers will remove litter from streets and alleys. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Volunteers need to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and meet at 10 a.m. at the Bartlett Park Community Resource Center, 642 22nd Ave. S. After the cleanup, a block party will be held on Preston Avenue S between Fifth and Seventh streets. Information: Bartlett Park Community Resource Center at 826-9774.

ST. PETERSBURG

Blessing of the Fleet is Saturday at Pier

The U.S. Coast Guard and Auxiliary will hold the annual Blessing of the Fleet at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE. More than 20 vessels will be blessed as they pass the east dock. Information: (813) 671-8255.

ST. PETERSBURG

Literacy Council will offer tutor training

The Literacy Council of St. Petersburg will hold a tutor training workshop for people interested in teaching adults how to read. The 10-hour workshop uses the Laubach Method of teaching, and participants will be certified at the completion on the class. Books and training materials will be provided. The $25 registration fee and forms are due by May 25. Classes will be held from 6:45-9:30 p.m. June 1 and 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 2 in the Verizon Conference Room, 821 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Information: 521-1117.

[Last modified May 15, 2007, 23:48:12]


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