Our network

Health

Saturday Morning Market opens for 3rd season

Saturday Morning Market opens for 3rd season

St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market is pleased to announce the return of the Summer Market in the shaded coolness of Williams Park, located in downtown St. Petersburg.  The park is located on First Avenue N., between Third and Fourth Streets.

The Market begins on June 1 and continues through August 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Market will feature more than 40 vendors providing a wide variety of produce, food and crafts including items such as:

Get fit with Largo's Aqua Zumba Bash!

Get fit with Largo's Aqua Zumba Bash!

Largo, Florida - Want a different kind of high-intensity workout? Then Aqua Zumba is what you're looking for.

It consists of non-stop dancing in the water with high energy music and leaders at Southwest Pool. No swimming skills necessary, minimum water depth is 4 feet.  Free chair massages, door prizes and more, while supplies last.

  • What: Aqua Zumba Bash
  • When: June 1, 2013 from 11am until 1pm
  • Where: Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, (727) 518-3126
  • Cost: $10 advance wristband, $15 at the door

 

Stingray season is back

Stingray season is back

Clearwater Beach, Florida -- It's time to do the "Stingray Shuffle" again.

Beach patrols report they've seen an increase in stingray injuries recently.

The city says purple warning flags are posted to warn beachgoers that stingrays are in the water.

"It is important for all beachgoers to do the 'stingray shuffle' when entering beach waters," the city advises. "By shuffling your feet in the sand, you will scare off any stingrays that might be around."

Azalea Market Starts Small But Has Big Plans

Azalea Market Starts Small But Has Big Plans

Gulfport, Florida -- A change of venue could mean big things for the Azalea Market, which started operating out of the Pinellas Science Center in January. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., different vendors line up to sell locals honey, hot dogs, and a cornucopia of different treats.

Reunited

Reunited

Gulfport, Florida -- When Gulfport Officer Samantha Obrabt’s radar gun showed a car going 20 miles over the speed limit on 49th Street Tuesday morning, she and her partner David Cavanah turned on the lights and pulled the driver to the side of the road.

Tai Chi presentation at Beach Library

Tai Chi presentation at Beach Library

Clearwater Beach, Florida - The art of Tai Chi will be demonstrated next month at the beach library.

Tai Chi master Bob Therriault will show how the practice, once considered only a martial art, is now used worldwide to reduce stress, improve general health and build strength through slow movements.

The session is scheduled for May 14th at 1:30 p.m. at the beach library, 69 Bay Esplanade.

For more information and to register for the program, call (727) 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwter.com/cpl.

 

Health volunteers needed

Health volunteers needed

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is looking for medical doctors, dentists and other health professionals who can give their time towards helping those in need.

Those who donate their time can earn CEUs and apply the hours they give to their license renewal fees. Hours are flexible and locations include health departments from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg, community clinics of the volunteer's own practice.