City of Oldsmar Summer Camp

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City of Oldsmar Summer Camp

    Oldsmar Leisure Services, (813) 749-1260

     Programs & Events * May 2011 *

     thEvent: 12 Annual Oldsmar Golf Tournament

    Date: Friday, May 6, 2010

    Time: 1:30pm shotgun start

    Location: Eagle Golf Course, Odessa, FL

    Price: Fees vary, individual and team entries available

    Contact: 813-749-1260

    Details: Join us for a fun day of golf to benefit Oldsmar’s summer youth programs. Greens fees include a cart,

    free raffle ticket, and dinner following your round. Corporate packages, Greens fees sponsorships, and

    hole sponsorships are available.

Event: Memorial Day Ceremony

    Date: Saturday, May 28, 2011

    Time: 10am

    Location: Veterans Memorial Park 250 Shore Dr E, Oldsmar

    Contact: 813-749-1264

Program: School’s Out 2-day Camp

    Dates: June 9-10, 2011

    Time: 7am-5:30pm

    Ages: 5-12 yrs

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: $25 w/ rec card, $37.50 w/o rec card

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Detail: School’s Out 2-day camp is a fun 2-day program during the week Pinellas County. Schools end the

    school year. This camp is a separate fee from the regular 10 week summer camp. Space is limited,

    register in advance!

Program: 2011 Summer Camp

    Dates: Registration dates: Residents April 18, Non-Residents May 2

     Camp Dates: June 13-August 19, 2011

    Time: 7am-5:30pm

    Ages: 5-12 yrs

    Location: Cypress Forest Rec Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: $700/child with rec card for full 10 weeks, $375/child with rec card for 5 weeks Contact: 813-749-1155

    Detail: Requirements for registration include a valid Oldsmar Recreation Card, proof of residency (for Oldsmar

    residents), completed minor registration form, and $25 non-refundable registration fee (per child).

    Organized games and activities, educational presentations, field trips, and more! Please call for more


Program: Fishing Camp

    Date: Registration dates: Residents April 18, Non-Residents May 2

    Camp Dates: Week 1: June 13-17, Week 2: July 11-15

    Time: 7 am - 5:30 pm

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, 423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar

    Ages: 8-12

    Price: $80 per week with Rec. Card / $120 without Rec. Card

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Description: Fishing Camp provides valuable information regarding fish and their habitat, teaches various fishing

    techniques, and cultivates a new crop of responsible anglers. All aspects of fishing are covered, ranging

    from fish identification and fish biology to boat navigation and angling techniques. Campers leave Fishing

    Camp with an appreciation for the sport of fishing, as well as the knowledge required for ethical angling.

Program: Outdoor Camp

    Date: Registration dates: Residents April 18, Non-Residents May 2

    Camp Dates: Week 1: June 20-24, Week 2: July 18-22

    Time: 7 am - 5:30 pm

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, 423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar

    Ages: 8-12

Price: $80 per week with Rec. Card / $120 without Rec. Card

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Description: The City also offers a summer camp program for students age eight to twelve that are interested in the

    outdoors and environment. Outdoor Camp will teach campers about the animals and plants found in our

    natural environment. Campers will also participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as archery,

    camping, canoeing, gardening, fishing, habitat construction, hiking, kayaking, tracking, and wildlife


Program: Youth Tennis Camps

    Dates: June 20-23 and July 18-21 at Bicentennial Park, 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar

     June 27-30 and July 25-28 at Sheffield Park, 1923 Cutty Bay Ct., Oldsmar Time: 9AM-11AM

    Ages: 6-16 yrs

    Price: $75 per week with rec card, $112.50 per week without rec card

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Fun games and drills for beginning and intermediate level kids, taught by tennis instructors from the


Event: Theatre in the Park performance of ―Dragnet‖ by James Reach ththDate: 2 Sneak Previews May 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm ththth Show performances May 6 & 7 at 7:30 pm, May 8 at 2pm

    Location: R.E. Olds Park 107 Shore Dr. W.

    Contact: 813-749-1260

    Cost: Free parking & free admission.

    Details: Based on the Famous NBC Radio- Television Series. Sgt. Friday and Officer Frank Smith try to solve the

    murder of a man who was killed in a locked room, with no way for the killer to get in or out....

Event: Kids Fishing Derby

    Date: June 4, 2011

    Time: 8-10am

    Ages: 5-16 yrs

    Location: R.E. Olds Park, Fishing Pier, 107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar

    Price: Free

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Details: Bring your own pole and bait! Parents/Guardians must sign a minor registration form prior to their child’s

    participation. We recommend that an adult be available to help children bait, cast, and remove fish.

Event: Adult Fishing Tournament

    Date: June 11, 2011

    Time: 7-11am

    Ages: 18- and up

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve North Support, 423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar Price: Free

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Details: Register at Pavilion 3 at 7 am. Both boat and land fishing will be counted. Bring you own pole and bait.

    A limited supply of bait will be provided.

Program: Parent’s Night Out

    Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011

    Time: 5-11pm

    Location: Cypress Forest Rec Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Ages: 5-12

    Price: $10/Rec Card

    Contact: 813-749-1152

Program: Skills and Games

    Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Times: 4:30-5:30pm

    Ages: Grades K-5

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: FREE with Recreation Card, $1.50 per class without rec card


Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Fitness and game skills will be taught in individual and group settings. Games from basketball and

    dodgeball to relay races and obstacle courses. This program is designed to get kids active, develop

    coordination, and have fun after school! Be sure to wear athletic clothes and shoes! Register today,

    space is limited.

Program: Afternoon School Kid’s Club

    Dates: N/A

    Times: Weekdays, from end of school to 6pm

    Ages: For children Ages 5-12

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: $50/week with a Rec Card (payments are taken monthly in advance)

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Join us at Cypress Forest Recreation Center for an afternoon of fun! Kids will participate in supervised

    sports, games and arts & crafts. Kids should bring a healthy snack and wear gym shoes. Transportation

    provided from the schools by the City of Oldsmar. Please register in advance, spaces are limited!

Program: Beginner Tai Chi

    Date: Thursdays

    Time: 9am-10:30am

    Location: Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State Street W, Oldsmar

    Price: $20/month with rec card, $30/month without rec card

    Contact: 813-749-1155

    Details: Instructors from Taoist Tai Chi Society will teach this Chinese form of physical exercise. Achieve stress

    reduction and improve your balance and flexibility through a series of gentle movements. Learn basic

    techniques for strength and relaxation. Register in advance, space is limited

Program: Men’s and Coed Softball Leagues

    Dates: Starting May-June 2011, Mens on Tuesday nights and Coeds on Friday nights.

    Ages: 18+

    Price: $300 per team (all players must have valid rec card) or $390 per team

    Contact: 813-749-1152 or softball hotline at 813-749-1276

    Details: 10 regular season games with a tournament. Trophies go to season and tournament champs. Call

    Leonard to register a team.

Program: Beginner Belly Dancing Class

    Date: Mondays

    Time: 7-8pm

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: $40 for 4 classes with a rec card, $10 drop in fee with a rec card

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Classes instructed by Angelina of Hipnotic Movements.

Program: Creative Writing Class

    Dates: Tuesdays

    Times: 2pm-4pm

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Ages: 16+

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Attention all aspiring writers or anyone interested in learning or improving their writing skills! A Creative

    Writing class meets weekly at Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N.

Program: Boot Camp Fitness Class

    Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-7pm, Saturdays 9:15-10:15am

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Price: $40 per month with rec card,

    Contact: 813-749-1152

    Details: Great for those looking to drop some weight and challenge themselves. Class taught by Two Brothers

    Boot Camp.

Program: Knife Safety


Date: Friday, May 6, 2011

    Time: 6-7pm

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar

    Ages: 11 and up

    Price: Free with rec. card

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Description: Learn to safely use a knife as an outdoor tool. Complimentary pocket knives will be given out to

    participants with parent/guardian permission. Please contact Kyle at (813) 749-1273 to register by April


Program: Kayaking Expedition

    Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011

    Time: 9-12 am

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar

    Ages: 10 and up

    Price: $5 with rec. card / $7.50 with out rec. card

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Description: Come observe Oldsmar’s natural beauty as we adventure into Tampa Bay. Kayaks, paddles, and PFD’s

    will be provided. Please contact Kyle at (813) 749-1273 to register by May 6.

Program: Environment Learning Opportunities Camping in Nature

    Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011

    Time: 6-7 pm

    Location: Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar

    Ages: All ages

    Price: Free with rec. card

    Contact: Kyle Riefler at 813-749-1273

    Description: Learn about important elements of a campsite.

Event: OPAL Youth Theatre Performance of ―The Ever After‖

    Date: Sat May 7th at 3:00 pm

    Price: Free admission.

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Contact: 813-749-1260

    Details: ―The Ever After‖, a musical by Nathan Hartswick & Bill Francoeur. Performance by kids 8-14. This

    hysterical fractured fairy tale has it all: a trash-talking clairvoyant mirror, an unfortunate prince who is

    turning slowly back into a frog and even Jiminy Cricket now an occupational therapist and author of the

    book My Life as Your Conscience. The musical is punctuated by questions from obnoxious studio

    audience members and ridiculously funny infomercials for fairy tale related products, such as the Practical

    Princess Crown (which doubles as a purse and makeup case). Get ready for some knee-slapping and

    hand-clapping with great foot-tapping songs like "Beauty Impaired" and "Dainty Do-Gooder"!

Event: Oldsmar Photography Club Exhibit

    Date: Through June 2011

    Time: Hours are 8:00 am 5:00 pm Monday - Friday

    Location: City Hall Art Gallery at 100 State St.

    Contact: 813-749-1260

    Details: Enjoy this wonderful exhibit comprised of photos taken by our very own Oldsmar residents. View works

    of Oscar Alvarez, Steve ―Gator‖ Black, Ed Derkevics, Randy Evans, JoAnn Fitzpatrick, Caroline Glazer,

    Don Hines John Sagert, & Suda Yantiss-Colon. The Club was created by Steve Black. There are no

    membership fees or dues. The only prerequisite is Oldsmar residency and a love of photography! This

    exhibit is a first ever and is sure to grow!

Event: Miss Suda’s Dancers Spring Recital

    Date: May 14, 2011

    Time: 6:00 pm

    Location: Cypress Forest Recreation Center at 650 Pine Ave. N.

    Contact: 813-749-1260

    Details: Broadway-themed show with a mini production of Tarzan (tap, jazz and ballet dances to music from

     Broadway classics) Free show suitable for the entire family.



    Oldsmar Public Library (813) 749-1178

    *May 2011* Programs

     (Closed May 30 for Memorial Day)

The 2011 Summer Reading Programs for all ages begin in June check back next month for more information.

Children’s Programs

    Toddler Time: (Ages 18 months to 3 years) Tuesdays, 10:00, Storytime Room, program includes short stories, songs and activities to encourage early literacy and lasts about ? hour.

    Preschool Storytime: (Ages 3 and up) Thursdays, 10:00 am, Storytime Room, program includes stories and a simple craft and lasts about ? hour.

    Lego Club: Wednesday, May 11, 3:00 pm, Storytime Room, children age five and up are encouraged to stop in and play! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, No registration required.

    Reading Fur Fun Dog Tales: (Ages 5 and up) Tuesday, May 17, 4:00-5:00 pm, Storytime Room, Children read stories aloud to a registered therapy dog. Reading sessions are first come, first served. This program is not recommended for children who are afraid of dogs or for anyone who is allergic to dogs.

    Netsmartz Internet Safety Program: (Grades K through 12), complete the Netsmartz Internet Safety program at the library and receive a free kid’s meal at Pollo Tropical.

Adult Programs

     stBooks and Brews: Book discussion group for ages 21 and up, 1 Tuesday of the month, 6:00 pm, at the Oldsmar Tap

    House (300 State Street East), No registration required.

    May 3: Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan

    June 7: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (book & movie discussion)

SCORE Free Small Business Counseling: Tuesday, May 3 & 17 , 10:00 am-Noon & 1:00-3:00 pm, Rotary

    Literacy/Conference Room, Sign up for a (1 hour) one-on-one session with a SCORE business counselor. (Pinellas County Chapter 115 of SCORE). Register at the Reference Desk or by phone.

    Computer Class - Internet Basics: Tuesday, May 10, 2:00 pm, TECO Hall, Lecture/Demonstration followed by Q & A. No registration required. This course will offer students a brief introduction to the Internet with particular attention to the World Wide Web. They will gain a simple understanding of how the Internet is structured and how it functions, with emphasis on Microsoft's Internet Explorer, hyperlinks, favorites, and searching the Internet. Friends of the Oldsmar Library: Friday, May 13, Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon & FOL Installation of Officers Time

    and location to be announced - call the library for more information.

    Oldsmar Historical Society: Saturday, May 14, 10:00 am, TECO Hall, General meeting.

Oldsmar Book Club: Thursday, May 26, Noon, Rotary Literacy/Conference Room, The Secret Scripture by Sebastian


Library Exhibit: Lady Bugs by Laura Evdemon


    Oldsmar Fire Rescue, (813) 749-1200

     Programs & Events * May 2011 *

Program: FREE Family & Friends Adult/Pediatric CPR Class

    Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011

    Time: 9AM-1PM

    Location: Oldsmar Fire Rescue, 225 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar

    Contact: (813) 749-1200

    Details: FREE CPR class offered during National EMS Week. Students will not receive a certification card for this


    Oldsmar Public Works, (813) 749-1100

    * May 2011 * Programs & Events

Program: Residential Spring Clean-Up

    Dates: Monday, May 2-Saturday May 7, 2011

    Location: Oldsmar Residents only

    Contact: (813) 749-1262

    Details: It’s that time again to clean out garages, carports and storage areas. During the Spring Clean-Up Week,

    we accept appliances, yard debris, furniture, carpet/floor coveringsjust about anything you want to

    discard. All debris must be manageable and safely packaged! Tree limbs are limited to 6‖ in diameter

    and 4’ in length. NO chemicals, tree stumps, concrete products, tv’s, electronics, batteries, tires or

    other potentially hazardous items. Pickups are May 2-7. Place trash at the curb on your regular trash

    collection day.

    Program: Household/Business Electronics & Chemical Mobile Collection Date: Saturday, May 7, 2011

    Time: 9AM-2PM

    Location: Oldsmar Municipal Services Center, 300 Commerce Blvd, Oldsmar Cost: FREE

    Contact: 727-464-7500

    Details: Free for residents of Pinellas County, businesses pay reduced fees. Examplies of items that are

    accepted include; batteries, fertilizers, paint, tvs, computers, microwave ovens, and telephones. For a list

    of what you can and cannot bring, please visit, keyword ―Mobile Collection‖.

    Program: Energy Efficiency Class by the ―Pinellas Energy Efficiency Project‖ (Pinellas County Extension) Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011

    Time: 6:30-7:30PM

    Location: Oldsmar Library, TECO Hall, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E, Oldsmar Cost: FREE

    Contact: 727-582-2100

    Details: This class will provide tips and incentives to making your home more energy efficient, while still

    maintaining the same level of comfort. Comprehensive energy saving kits will be provided to all

    participants. Students must register in advance by calling 727-582-2100 or visiting


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