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Pinellas County’s Master Food & Nutrition Volunteer program set to begin soon

Pinellas County’s Master Food & Nutrition Volunteer program set to begin soon

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Pinellas County Extension Master Volunteer University is looking for volunteers to help whip up a healthier community.  Scheduled to begin in October, the Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer program allows persons to share with county residents valuable lessons about nutrition, fitness, wellness and culinary arts in a fun environment.

Arts & Crafts at the Sponge Docks

Arts & Crafts at the Sponge Docks

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Dozens of artists will be working this Labor Day weekend, selling their work at the Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts show.

More than 90 artists are expected along Dodecanese Boulevard, selling everything from paintings and photography to jewelry and ceramics.

The Arts and Crafts Show will be held from 10:00am-6:00pm on Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm on Sunday and 10:00-6:00pm on Labor Day.

Heritage Village concludes this year’s historical writing workshop

Heritage Village concludes this year’s historical writing workshop

Pinellas County, Florida -- Award-winning author Angela T. Pisaturo concludes this year’s historical writing workshop at Heritage Village. The final workshop is on Friday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This workshop will conclude the novel writing class. Participants will discuss how to submit their works to publishers and look at the differences between traditional publishing and self publishing

The workshop is $15 per person; $13 for Pinellas County Historical Society members. Call (727) 582-2233 to register or for more information.

Inventors to pitch ideas on Clearwater Beach

Inventors to pitch ideas on Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, Florida - If you ever had an business idea but didn't know how to pitch it to potential investors, here's your chance to learn how.

An inventors conference is being held at the Hilton on Clearwater Beach September 26-29.

DV Strategic Advisors Group of Tampa will teach inventors everything they need to know about how to pitch an idea to investors or corporate buyers.

DOH-Pinellas opens two pediatric clinics

DOH-Pinellas opens two pediatric clinics

Pinellas County, Florida  -- The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is opening two new pediatric clinics at the St. Petersburg Center and Northeast High School on Monday, August 26. 

The pediatric clinic at the DOH-Pinellas health center in St. Petersburg is at 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North and will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information or to make an appointment call (727) 524-4410 ext, 7646. 

Flow riding competition on Clearwater Beach

Flow riding competition on Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, Florida - The Surf Style Shop on the south beach will host the 2013 Carbon US National Flow Tour on Tuesday, August 27th.

The competition is the last venue before the finals set for Augist 31st and September 1st in New Jersey.

Each flow rider will be given three runs in his or her division, and the top two scores - based on tricks, run execution, difficulty and overall impression count - count toward their total.

September teems with discovery at Pinellas County preserves

September teems with discovery at Pinellas County preserves

Pinellas County, Florida -- Here are the events happening at Weedon Island Preserve in September.

Weedon Island Preserve continues the numerous opportunities available for hikers. Each Saturday in September, hikers can learn about the ecosystems and early residents of the preserve while hiking the coastal uplands and boardwalks through mangrove forests. This two-hour hike, beginning at 9 a.m. is best for ages 6 and older. Advance registration required.