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Get Fit, St. Pete! Fit City Celebration April 1

Join us for the Fit City Celebration on Saturday and find out how well we did as a community in the Healthy St. Pete Fitness Challenge! Raise your heart rate with a run around North Straub Park in the Fit City 5K or take a 1 mile walk. Meet the Healthy St. Pete Fitness Champions, enjoy fitness demos, health and wellness vendors, healthy food, prizes and more. The fun begins at 7:30 a.m. this Saturday, April 1!

Register for the Fit City 5K for just $10 (plus $2 service charge) through March 31. Save $2 with the code FUNRUN. Participants both the 5K and 1 mile walk receive a commemorative finisher medal. See you at the finish line!

Play Ball! St. Pete International Baseball Hits Home Run

Baseball's back in The 'Burg with the seven-game annual international baseball series featuring major league prospects from the Tigers, Braves, Phillies, and Blue Jays March 27-30. Tickets are $10 and available at the Walter Fuller box office one hour prior to each game.  On April 13 and 15, Puerto Rico and the World All-Stars, featuring players from nine European countries, play a free two-game series at Huggins Stengel Field. Free parking is available at both locations. More info

Mainsail Art Festival Seeks Volunteers

The 42nd Mainsail Art Festival seeks volunteers for the prestigious two-day show April 22-23 in St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront Vinoy Park. More than 250 volunteers are needed in areas including: promotions/t-shirt and poster sales, hospitality/information tent, and beverage sales (soda, water, beer and wine). Volunteer shifts are 2 to 2.5 hours each, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. It’s easy to use the online Volunteer Registration Form. Just visit www.mainsailart.org and click on volunteers on the upper right side of the page. For more information, email us at volunteers@mainsailart.org. 

Know An Outstanding Senior Volunteer?

Nominations are being accepted for the 34th annual Senior Hall of Fame awards ceremony on May 24. Nominees must be residents of Pinellas County and have dedicated themselves to providing exemplary volunteer service for residents or for St. Petersburg. Applications must be submitted by Sunday, April 30. Winners will be recognized at a City Council meeting following the May 24 awards ceremony. More info

Penny for Pinellas Open Houses, Survey Available

Another opportunity remains to provide information and allow citizens to share priorities for the upcoming Penny for Pinellas 1-percent sales tax initiative:

March 29 - Pinellas County Extension, 12320 Ulmerton Road, Largo

The open house runs from 6-8 p.m. and will include information displays, brief presentations from Pinellas County staff and a survey. Citizens are encouraged to participate in the survey through April 16.

Penny funds have supported numerous community projects including improved roads, bridges, and trails; water quality and flood prevention efforts; public safety and environmental preservation projects since it was approved by voters in 1990.

This week in St. Pete

News

From our Mayor

Rick Kriseman

"Welcome to St. Petersburg, where our vision is to be a city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work, and play. With your help, our neighborhoods, businesses, every individual, will enjoy a new opportunity to be lifted into the light of our St. Petersburg sun." 
Mayor Rick Kriseman Signature

City Initiatives

We're working hard for your city. Here are the latest projects and announcements.

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