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Guests of Gardens VIP preview get first glance at Holiday Lights

Guests of Gardens VIP preview get first glance at Holiday Lights

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation is hosting a VIP preview of the 2013 Holiday Lights in the Gardens on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Guests will be the first to stroll through this year’s display of more than 750,000 twinkling lights and holiday decorations while enjoying live musical entertainment and a tempting array of food and cocktails provided by event sponsors. The rain date is Saturday, Nov. 23.

Heritage Village event kicks off Farm City Week

Heritage Village event kicks off Farm City Week

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County’s Heritage Village will host a Farm City Day celebration on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The free event is the kickoff for Farm City Week, celebrated nationally each year to educate citizens about agriculture and to enhance links between rural and urban dwellers. 

The theme this year is “Farm Animals”. Activities will include making ice cream, milking goats, feeding calves and petting 4-H animals. There will be related children’s activity stations located throughout the village. 

Fall Festival underway at St. Jude

Fall Festival underway at St. Jude

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Fall Festival is underway at the Cathedral School of St. Jude.

Now through Sunday night, you can check out all the festivities at the corner of 9th Avenue and 66th Street North.

For more information, click here for their website or here for their Facebook page.

Kid Safety Day in Largo - get a chance to win a new bike!

Kid Safety Day in Largo - get a chance to win a new bike!

Largo, Florida -- The Largo Police Department will be hosting a Kids Safety Day on Saturday, November 9.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Largo Police Department, area residents are encouraged to bring the kids to participate in a Bicycle Safety Rodeo.

Children participating in the safety rodeo will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to WIN A NEW BIKE. Other activities will include a tour of the Largo Police Command Vehicle and the Largo Police Station.

The Largo Police Department is located at 201 Highland Avenue in Largo. 

Showtime Speedway Fundraiser Night

Showtime Speedway Fundraiser Night

Pinellas Park, Florida-- Start your engines at the Showtime Speedway Fundraiser Night.

This event will take place on Saturday, November 9th beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are just $15 with children 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult admitted free.

This fun night of racing will include Golf Cart Challenge and School Bus Figure 8's.

A $2 donation from each adult ticket sold will go towards the Pinellas Park Angel Fund.

Showtime Speedway is located at 4550 Ulmerton Road.

Pinellas Genealogy Society offering free day of one-on-one genealogy research

Pinellas Genealogy Society offering free day of one-on-one genealogy research

Largo, Florida - Pinellas Genealogy Society (PGS) and Largo Public Library are offering - "Family History Assistance Day," on Saturday, November 9, from 12 to 4pm. Bring information about your family and receive free, one-on-one assistance from a PGS consultant.

The event will be held in the Jenkins Room, on the first floor of the Largo Public Library. Beginners are especially encouraged to attend and experience the process of tracing their genealogical history. No appointment is necessary - first come, first served.

Oktober-Fun

Oktober-Fun

Gulfport, Florida -- Jailone Flournoy, 14, tries his best to make a complete 360 in the funhouse’s spinning cylinder at this past weekend’s Oktoberfest.

 

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