Dell Holmes Park picnic celebrates neighborhoods

By Times Staff Writer
Published September 12, 2007


CONA, along with the city of St. Petersburg, is celebrating National Neighborhood Day at 12:30 p.m. Sunday with an old-fashioned picnic at Dell Holmes Park. Although the national celebration is in its third year, this is St. Petersburg's first time marking the event. Participants are encouraged to picnic with family and friends. Festivities will include games and races for all ages in addition to the amenities at Dell Holmes Park (playgrounds, fishing, Lake Maggiore). Dress is casual comfortable. Come meet old friends, renew acquaintances and make new friends. Join city staff, City Council members, CONA officers and your neighbors at Dell Holmes Park is at 2741 22nd St. S.


Youth Arts Corps taking applications

Are you a teenager with a penchant for painting? A weakness for woodworking? If so, the Youth Arts Corps at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art in Largo may have a job for you. The Youth Arts Corps, a program of Family Resources Inc., is hiring teens ages 13 to 17 for paid art apprentice positions in a variety of media. New apprentices must apply to the program and submit samples of previous artwork. The deadline is Monday. Call Rachel Stewart at 518-6833, ext. 301.


Pro appraiser will evaluate heirlooms

Learn the value of family heirlooms with the help of a volunteer professional appraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. $5 per item. Proceeds benefit the museum. To register, call 894-1052, ext. 200.