Stand up and over to them, Dunedin! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Tuesday off to a good start.
First, today’s weather forecast:
A thunderstorm in the afternoon. High: 86 Low: 72.
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Here are the top three stories from today in Dunedin:
- Dunedin will hold its first-ever Pride Week next month, according to the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce. The city’s planned LGBTQ+ Pride events will take place June 11-18 and will include a golf cart pride parade, drag queen bowling, a film festival, and even a Pride 5K. Check out the full list of featured events at dunedinpride.com. (I like Burg)
- From May 9, the Dunedin Department of Parks and Recreation will host the “Readers Theatre” at the Hale Senior Activity Center on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. through August 22, 2022. Entrants will be able to work with SAGES (Senior Actors Guild & Education Services) to create “a program of literary works addressing the theme of change” through a collaborative process, interactive exercises and group discussions. To visit www.sagestheater.org for more information. (Press Release Office)
- For Dunedin residents considering buying a Tesla, they may not have to travel too far from home: Truett Realty Group (TRG) to redevelop 4.2-acre site on US 19 in Pinellas Countyy Tesla’s first sales, service and delivery center. TRG closed on the property earlier this week, which is located less than 30 minutes outside of Dunedin in the St. Petersburg suburb of Lealman (4601 34th Street North). The county has given unanimous approval for Tesla’s development, and construction is expected to begin this summer. (Patch)
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Today in Dunedin:
- Dunedin Toastmasters At Unity Community Church (7:00 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- For the month of May, the Pinellas County Extension will be promoting its Adopt-A-Drain program, just in time for the rainy season! Consider joining county residents in adopting a drain near your home to keep it free of debris. (Facebook)
- Don’t miss the Dunedin Showcase Theater’s final weekend of “The Turn of the Screw,” which runs May 5-7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center. Learn more about dunedinshowcasetheatre.net. (City of Dunedin)
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That’s all for today! See you soon.
— Nicole Fallon Peek
About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and editor with a degree in media, culture and communication from New York University. She has been a freelance journalist, editor, managing editor and editorial director for various B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and manages content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.