There’s still time to register for a fun-filled, family-friendly day of wellness with Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin during the 2nd annual Healthy St. Pete Fit City Celebration April 7 in North Straub Park. The event features a 5K run and one-mile walk, health and wellness vendors, fitness demos, an interactive kids’ zone, live music and more. Already registered? Pick up your race packet on Thursday, April 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the Leisure Services Administration Bldg., 1400 19th St. N.
There may be no Electoral College, but every vote counts as St. Pete stumps to become one of America's Top 10 Towns for Craft Lovers. Votes may be cast once daily through April 16 at http://americancraftweek.com/top10towns. The annual American Craft Week poll features cities and towns from across the country vying for the title and an opportunity to showcase fine crafts and fine craft artists during American Craft Week, October 5-14, 2018.
Mainsail, April 21-22 in waterfront Vinoy Park, needs at least 213 volunteers to staff water or merch booths, beverage trucks, and the hospitality/information tent. Interested? Fill out an application.
St. Pete's annual Arbor Day celebration, the Green Thumb Festival, is looking for volunteers to fill shifts during the April 28-29 environmental festival in Walter Fuller Park. Shifts are in two-hour blocks and volunteers receive a free festival t-shirt. Sign up here.
Engineering firm Cardno, Inc., has been selected as the design firm to oversee the replacement of the 40th Ave. bridge project. The firm will focus on the needs of motorists, boaters, and neighborhoods surrounding Smack’s Bayou through public engagement and outreach, design elements, and concept renderings with the first outreach efforts commencing in late spring or early summer. The bridge is an integral connector for residents in the Venetian Isles, Shore Acres, Northeast Park and Old Northeast neighborhoods. More info