SPRING BASEBALL SERIES MARKS 100 YEARS!
SPRING FORWARD THIS WEEKEND
The St. Petersburg Water Resources Department reminds customers to re-set sprinkler system time clocks to reflect Daylight Savings Time and to ensure compliance with local watering restrictions. Call 893-7261 or visit www.stpete.org/waterconservation .
BLUE OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL CASTS FOR ENTRIES
Entries are being accepted through April 28 from professional and amateur filmmakers for this year’s BLUE Ocean Film Festival, held November 3-9 in St. Petersburg. Awards will be given in 22 categories, including one for students. The Festival is the first one to be held in St. Petersburg after moving from Monterey, CA, and is expected to draw 20,000 spectators. READ MORE
MORE PARKING FOR BEACH DRIVE
It's peak outdoor cafe weather on Beach Drive. Now, the city and the St. Pete Trolley have teamed up to offer additional parking for Beach Drive visitors by parking in The Pier's Dolphin Lot for $3 ($5 for special events) and taking free ride on the Looper to the shops and restaurants along Beach Drive. This new service goes into effect Friday, Feb. 28. For more information, visit www.StPeteTrolley.com .
DETOURS PLANNED FOR NIGHT ROAD RESURFACING
Motorists will see road closures and changing conditions over the next several months as work continues on storm drainage improvements in the 8300-9000 block of Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N. A minimum of one lane in each direction will be open to traffic at all times. Anticipated completion is expected in early 2015. For more information, contact Engineering and Capital Improvements, 893-7400.
STUDENT AMBASSADOR APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
High school juniors residing in St. Petersburg and wishing a deeper understanding of world culture are invited to apply to serve as a Student Ambassador in Takamatsu, Japan, this summer. Part of the Sister City relationship with Takamatsu, student ambassadors will stay with host families during their visit. Previous ambassadors have attended high school, learned Japanese cooking, and visited historic Takamatsu landmarks. Upon returning, students will present their experiences to City Council and other civic groups. Applications will be accepted through March 14.
St. Petersburg host families are also needed in late July-early August to house Takamatsu students during the annual student exchange. Student Ambassador applications and host family information is available at www.stpete.org/irc. Read more
Tampa Bay Boat Show
March 7 to 9 10:00 AM Tropicana Field Ahoy Mates! This is the boating sales event of the season. Chart your course to the Tampa Bay Boat Show. This grand event showcases area boat dealers and manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies... great accessories too. www.tampabayboatshow.com
The Sunshine City Antiques Show
Fri, March 7th 5PM Coliseum 535 4th Ave North The Sunshine City Antiques Show www.allmanpromotions.com featuring 100 exhibitors, is the most popular, largest and most well attended Antiques Show in the Tampa Bay area!
Downtown Waterfront Parks Foundation Bocce Tournament
Sat, March 8th 11:00 AM Downtown Waterfront Parks Foundation Bocce Tournament Saturday, March 8 in Alva Rouse/North Shore Park.
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- Mar. 7 - ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL BASEBALL OPENS SUNDAY MARCH 9 AT AL LANG STADIUM
- Feb. 28 - PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION DEADLINE APPROACHING
- Feb. 28 - ST. PETERSBURG GOES TO THE DOGS WITH SOUTHEASTERN GUIDE DOGS WALKATHON
- Feb. 21 - BLUE OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL CASTS LINE FOR ENTRIES
- Feb. 21 - ST. PETERSBURG READIES FOR 2014 FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG