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Cleaning for the Music

Cleaning for the Music

Guflport, Florida -- Raphael Vazquez, 16, washed cars Saturday to help raise money for the Boca Ciega High band. Mr. Vazquez plays baritone sax [READ MORE]

Kids show off big talent at Pee Wee Sports Fest

Kids show off big talent at Pee Wee Sports Fest

Largo, Florida ­- On your mark, get set, go! Don't miss out on our annual Pee Wee Sports Fest event on Saturday, November 2 at the new Highland Recreation Complex. Your little athlete will compete in events including a football throw, basketball hot shot, a soccer shoot out, track and obstacle challenges.

All children ages 4-11 are welcome to compete. Athletes ages 8-11 will start at 9am and athletes ages 4-7 will start at 10:30am. Cost is $10 per participant, which includes a medal and a t-shirt.

Community roundtable discussion on the Dunedin Committee on Aging

Community roundtable discussion on the Dunedin Committee on Aging

Dunedin, Florida -- Join neighborhood conversations on aging in Dunedin.

What is your vision for the very best Dunedin to live in when you are age 53, 66, 70, 84 or so years old? Where will you be living in 10, 15 or 20 years? How will your needs for housing, healthcare, transportation, caregiving, disaster planning, food security and such be met? How prepared for the next 25 years are you, your community, your city in these rapidly changing times? 

Join the neighbor-to-neighbor conversations at the following times and locations:

Neighbor group convinces city to waive trash fees temporarily

Neighbor group convinces city to waive trash fees temporarily

Gulfport, Florida -- Urged on by community service organization Gulfport Neighbors, the City of Gulfport will waive its fees for large-item pickup this Saturday only – provided residents bring the trash to the Gulfport Neighborhood Center.

Get rid of household hazardous waste on October 26

Get rid of household hazardous waste on October 26

Pinellas County, Florida -- Got unwanted electronics or chemicals? Collect hazardous waste items from your home, office or garage, and properly dispose of them at the upcoming mobile collection event:

A Winning Catch

A Winning Catch

Gulfport, Florida -- When a ball went flying behind the bullpen at Tuesday night's playoffs, five-year-old Andrew Ligonis stretched for it but didn't quite make it. St. Petersburger John Hislop caught the ball... [READ MORE]

Ten-Year-Old author inspires others

Ten-Year-Old author inspires others

Gulfport, Florida -- Tuesday night at Tangelo's, 10-year-old Isabella Kontrick read from her published book, "The Barracuda's Curse", which she wrote when she was nine. 

Kontrick, other writers, and those inspired by the writing community met at the "Dine For Words" fundraiser to help support local writer Trace Taylor's new effort, Community Leveraged Learning. [READ MORE]