Sure City Hall, libraries and other government offices are closed for Labor Day, that just means there is that much more packed into four work days.
City leaders meet to talk about a $870,000 funding request for Stevenson Creek restoration, new art for Cleveland Street and other agenda items at a work session meeting Tuesday at 3 p.m., followed by a special budget meeting, before getting together again for the regular council meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. Check out the Work Session agenda here.
Recreation Open House
Residents can let officials know what they want at parks at the Parks and Recreation Open House planned from 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road.
Sewer Smoke Test Starts Wednesday
Clearwater Public Utility crews start smoke tests of sewer lines near the Hillcrest neighborhood to see if storm or ground water is entering the system starting Wednesday, Sept. 4.
The test area borders are Jeffords Street between Lake and Hillcrest avenues. The work is expected to last through Sept. 20.
Do You Barbecue?
Planning a big backyard barbecue to celebrate the Labor Day holiday? Tell us, what’s your favorite thing to grill? Do you have an awesome recipe to share? Just let us know by commenting below. And, if you want to save money on the bash, check out this story for tips.
It’s National Skyscraper Day
Today’s not just about celebrating the working masses, it’s also a day set aside to recognize the fruits of their labor. On this National Skyscraper Day, the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa plans an event for kids to examine these marvels of engineering.
Do You Shed White from Your Wardrobe?
For the fashion conscious, Labor Day is the marker to say goodbye to summer wear and hello fall duds. Do you follow this longtime tradition?
Facts About Labor Day
Want to know more about the history of this holiday we’re enjoying today? Check out this Patch story for fun facts about the holiday!
Be Prepared Out There
Forecasters at the National Weather Service say our Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, should be a hot one in the Tampa Bay area. A high in the low 90s is expected with rain chances around 30 percent or so. Be ready for anything as you head out to those barbecues!