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Briefs: Events around Pinellas County

Today: Get yourself a rain barrel, like these folks did in Tampa last year, and learn how to use them in a 9 a.m. workshop at the Pinellas County Extension on Ulmerton Road in Largo.

KATHLEEN FLYNN | Times (2007)

Today: Get yourself a rain barrel, like these folks did in Tampa last year, and learn how to use them in a 9 a.m. workshop at the Pinellas County Extension on Ulmerton Road in Largo.


ZZ Not & Texas Flood entertain at 8 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Advance tickets $15, $18 day of show. Call (727) 587-6793. Today

Helping baby birds: Michelle Simoneau of the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary will explain how to tell if a baby bird is injured and what to do if you find one in trouble in a talk from 1 to 2 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. To register, call (727) 453-6800.

Train show: Regal Railways presents a train show and swap meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus/Amvets Hall, 512 S Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. Admission is $4, free for children 13 and younger. Call (727) 441-2159.

Junk in the Trunk: Park and sell from the back of your car from 8 a.m. to noon at the Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Spots are $7. Call (727) 518-3130.

Book signing: Eugene Hairston will sign copies of A Quiet Voice from 1 to 3 p.m. at Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-1960 or visit

Rain barrel workshop: From 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Workshop is free. Barrels available for purchase. To register, call (727) 582-2637.

Recreation expo: Learn about Largo's recreation and arts programs from noon to 3 p.m. at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. Also food, class demonstrations. Pool not included. Call (727) 518-3016.

FLAIR for the Arts: Admire art produced by local artists in various stages of their skill development from 6 to 9 p.m. around the gazebo in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Free. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5017.


Party Expo: Congregation Beth Shalom is having a community open house and Party Expo from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 1325 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call Tami Wolfe at (727) 531-1418.

Pancake fundraiser: The Clearwater Eagles offer all-you-can-eat pancakes with bacon and sausage from 9 a.m. to noon at 1484 Gulf to Bay Blvd., next to Sherwin Williams. Tickets $5. Call (727) 460-4895.

Auditions: Eight O'Clock Theatre announces auditions for all parts in the musical comedy The Pajama Game at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing, dance and read from a script. Same time Monday. Call (727) 587-6751.

Summer film: Riding Giants will be shown at 3 p.m. at the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 712-5762.


Nutrition lecture: Sheila Dean, registered and licensed dietitian, and certified diabetes educator, will present a free nutrition workshop, "Get Supplement Savvy: What You NEED to Know," at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. at YMCA of the Suncoast, North Pinellas Branch, 4550 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor. For details call Leslie Stallings, Wellness Director, at (727) 772-9622.

Line dancing: Adults and seniors are invited to learn new and traditional line dances from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. No partner needed. Join anytime. Call (727) 518-3016.

Mac group meets: Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet for an interactive discussion, Q&A, and software demonstrations 1-3 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call (727) 938-1926 or visit


Business info: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE presents the program "Ten Steps to Starting Your Own Business" 7-9 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. To register call (727) 943-4922.

Florida history: Capt. Rick Rhodes will present a narrative slide program on the travel and history of Florida's Big Bend River region as well as discuss and sign his book at 7 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Free. Call (727) 298-3080 ext. 224.

Social scene: Seniors ages 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.

Briefs: Events around Pinellas County 08/22/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 1:39pm]
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