Five Things to Know Today
The Threshers start the second half of the season, City Council has its work session meeting, the Marcia P. Hoffman Institute is looking for tap dancers and more is going on in Clearwater Monday (June 18).
1. The Threshers are ready to crack the bat after the Minor League All Star break and start the second part of the Florida State League season with a three game series against local rival (and first half season winner) the Dunedin Blue Jays at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road. Expect a mostly sunny day with a high near 89 and and evening low around 73, according to the National Weather Service.
3. Beach drivers can expect a lane shift on the northbound lane of the Sand Key Bridge as crews perform maintenance. The lane shift is during the day time hours through June 25. Construction on the southbound side of the bridge will take place in the near future. Call the city's Engineering Department at 727-562-4750 or visit myclearwater.com.
4. City leaders will talk about a potential purchase of 409 Cleveland St by Ruth Eckerd Hall, a 1,638 square foot retail store adjacent to the Capitol Theatre. The purchase would help expansion plans for the venue. The work session meeting starts at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave.
5. Tap dancers aged 12 to 18 with strong technique, stage prescence and musicality and can perform at least a 30 second accapella routine can show their stuff during auditions for the Marcia P. Hoffman Institute Resident Youth Tap Dance Company Rhythm and Sole Tap Ensemble from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road. Call 727-712-2706 to sign up for auditions.