Tampa Bay Informer - Clearwater Government News

Pinellas County Sheriff Jim CoatsSummer is upon us, temperatures are soaring and what better way to keep children entertained and cool than an afternoon by the swimming pool. A dark side of a summer in the sun is that a sparkling swimming pool can also be a serious summer hazard. Unfortunately, when the temperature goes up, so does the number of accidental drownings involving children. The backyard pool is a magnet for children of all ages.

Published in Clearwater

Graduates of the Sunscreen Film Festival Summer CampST. PETERSBURG: Forget the bug spray and the rain poncho – at the Sunscreen Film Festival’s first annual Summer Camp, 9 aspiring filmmakers between the ages of 14 – 18 braved the elements of film making with laptops and their imaginations.

Instead of a campground and hours of lanyard making, the students converged on Studio 620 in downtown St. Pete. Owned and operated by Bob Devon Jones, the studio provided the perfect venue for two action-packed weeks.

Published in Film

Tampa Bay Rays Schedule for September and October 2009This fall, come enjoy the national pastime at Tropicana Fields in St. Petersburg with the Tampa Bay Rays baseball games!

Selected Saturday nights will feature a concert by a different artist. The concerts begin shortly after the end of the home game and are free with the purchase of that night’s game ticket.

Here is the home game schedule for September and October.

Published in Baseball

Tampa Bay Rays Schedule for July and August 2009This summer, come enjoy the national pastime at Tropicana Fields in St. Petersburg with the Tampa Bay Rays baseball games and summer concert series!

Selected Saturday nights this summer will feature a concert by a different artist. The concerts begin shortly after the end of the home game and are free with the purchase of that night’s game ticket.

Published in Baseball

Ford AmphitheatreThe Florida State Fair may only occur once a year, but the fairgrounds are open year round! Here are some of the fun concerts that the Florida State Fairgrounds and the Ford Amphitheatre will host this summer.

Aug. 8: Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney will perform in concert with special guests Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum on Saturday, August 8 at the Ford Amphitheatre. The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $80 for reserved seating and $39.50 for each lawn area ticket.

Published in Music