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Free online high school program available

St. Petersburg Library System is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited private high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School.

The program is specifically designed to reintroduce adults into the education system and prepare them for entry into post-secondary career education or the workforce.

Scholarships are available to qualified learners:
•Must be at least 19 years old 
•Must be a resident of Pinellas County 
•Must have a library card in good standing or apply for a library card 

Learn more about Career Online High School at any St. Petersburg library or splibraries.org/COHS. For more information or questions, contact Elizabeth Felix-Discussion, Mirror Lake Community Library Coordinator, at 727-892-5574.

Free tax filing assistance available 2/6-4/11

The St. Petersburg Main Library will be hosting free tax filing assistance for low-to-moderate-income residents this tax season. The service is provided by the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program and no appointments are required. 

Wednesdays and Thursdays
February 6 - April 11 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Petersburg Main Library
3745 9th Ave. N.

Taxpayers should bring:

  • Copy of their 2017 tax return
  • Picture ID and Social Security cards for all dependents 
  • Any 2018-related tax documents, including all 1099 and W2 forms and Social Security statements
  • Bank account information or a blank check to direct deposit any refund

For more information or additional locations, visit aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/ or splibraries.org.

Youth Development Grant Review Committee Vacancies

The City is seeking interested individuals to fill vacancies on the Youth Development Grant Review Committee. Youth Development Grants provide a source of funding for local organizations to develop programs for at-risk youth in St. Petersburg and the committee assists Mayor Rick Kriseman in selecting grant recipients.

Interested applicants can apply by online JotForm at stpete.org/YDGRCapp. Applications will be accepted until noon on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

For more information, visit stpete.org/boards_and_committees/ydrc.

Fit City 5K & 1 Mile: GLOW IN THE PARK 4/6

Glow up and join Healthy St. Pete for the 3rd Annual Fit City 5K & 1 Mile. The family-friendly night run and walk will feature interactive glow games, a glow paint area, and health-focused vendors.

April 6 at 7 p.m.
North Straub Park
400 Bayshore Dr NE

Register here.

  • Registration for the 5K race is $20 until April 5 and $25 on race day.
  • Register for the 5K by March 22 and receive a free t-shirt and glow kit.
  • Registration for 1 mile race is $5.
More information at HealthyStPeteFL.com.

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Central Ave. Corridor BRT Open House

Come learn about the early design of this ground-breaking, innovative new transportation project that will provide a fast, convenient and car-free travel option between downtown St. Pete and St. Pete Beach. The open houses will give you the chance to engage with project engineers and planners as they develop this exciting new transit option.

Pilgrim Church
Saturday, February 16, 2019
6315 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
10:00 am – Noon
 
SPC Downtown
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
St. Petersburg College Downtown
244 2nd Avenue N. St. Petersburg 
Room DC-210
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Parking will be available in the SPC parking garage

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