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A walk on the wild side


Find and decipher the signs of wild creatures on a morning hike 10 a.m.-noon Sunday at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Space is limited. Sign up by calling (727) 453-6800. Today

Mission fair: Talk to global and local mission groups and learn who they assist and why, and how you can help and/or benefit from their services at 11:30 a.m. at Central Christian Church, 1200 Keene Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 446-0988.

Family raft race: Entrants will build their own rafts the day of the event for competition in a marked-course race starting at 9 a.m. in Crystal Beach. For details call (727) 421-3879.

Book signing: Author Alexandra Everist will sign copies of her book, A Katrina Moment, at 1 p.m. at Cottage Cafe of Largo, 607 First Ave. SW. Call (727) 581-3663.

Dixieland jazz: Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps will entertain 1-4 p.m. at Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

Sunday bingo: Games start at 12:30 p.m. every Sunday at the Knights of Columbus, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Free coffee and doughnuts with sign in, hot dogs and sloppy joes $1. Chips and drinks available. Smoking and nonsmoking halls. Call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.


Boating classes: Registration for next weekend's safe boating course is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla classroom. The course is in two segments, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Dunedin Marina Harbormasters Bldg., 51 Main St. Fee is $30. Call (727) 736-1191 or (727) 599-8837.

Literature discussion: Dr. Daniela Feliciani, a James Joyce scholar from the University of Rome will give a lecture on Joyce's literature at 1 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970 ext. 5284.

Candidate's forum: The Palm Harbor Community Coalition has invited all candidates running for Pinellas County School Board to speak at a candidate's forum at 6:30 p.m. at Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor. The public is invited and may e-mail questions in advance to Call (727) 798-6645 or (727) 423-1224.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center, 1500 16th St. and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call (727) 771-6000.

Family Story Night: Enjoy themed stories, songs, and activities for families on Family Story Night at 7 p.m. in the Largo Public Library's Children's Program Room, 120 Central Park Drive. Pajamas are encouraged. Call (727) 587-6715.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy help with volunteer genealogist John Kiwala from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.


Author to speak: Linda Taylor, author of Great Women Exploring Nature: How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4123 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Learn to make sushi: Clearwater Sister Cities, Inc. presents a sushi demonstration program with Takako Thibadeau that includes audience participation at 6:30 p.m. at Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4368.

Free critique: Studio 1212 invites all artists to bring in one or two unframed, unfinished paintings for a free critique at 10 a.m. at 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566.

Dog lovers: Clearwater Kennel Club, a nonprofit organization, is seeking new members interested in learning about dogs through seminars, training sessions and exhibitions. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn Conference Center, 21338 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 734-7992.

Social scene: People over 50 meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1195.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

A walk on the wild side 08/16/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:39am]
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