Adopt a feathery companion at SPCA

By Times Staff Writer
Published October 28, 2007

LARGO - Exotic birds such as parakeets to macaws will be up for adoption from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, off Starkey Road, just south of Ulmerton Road. The birds are provided by Safe Haven Avian Placement Services.

Bring completed applications to the event along with an appropriately sized travel carrier.

For information or to fill out an application, call (727) 586-3591 or visit www.safehavenfl.org or www.spcatampabay.org.

Public can address School Board at meeting

LARGO - The Pinellas County School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the conference hall of the School Administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW.

Those attending may address any item on the agenda not involving a hearing on employee discipline by registering before the item is introduced. Presentations from the audience on items not on the agenda may be made at the end of the meeting.

To view the board meeting live through the WPDS-Ch. 14 Web site, visit www.wpds.tv and click the "Watch WPDS Online" link at the bottom left of the page.e_SClBNeed money for college? Check out this seminar

SEMINOLE - Learn all about securing financial aid for college in a seminar held by Pinellas County schools from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Seminole High School, 8401 131st St. N. Topics will include the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program, organizing a financial aid search and types of government grants and loans.

Hours at Clearwater libraries changing

CLEARWATER - Starting Monday, the Clearwater Public Library System will change its operating hours for each of the five branches. The main, east and Countryside branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The North Greenwood Branch will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Clearwater Beach branch will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, visit www.myclearwater.com/CPL.