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Events and activities countywide

Today

The Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo, offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and the Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call (727) 518-3016. Today

Car wash: Clearwater's Friendship United Methodist Church is sponsoring a youth car wash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Arby's parking lot, 1920 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-1822.

Opera DVD: The Pinellas Opera League will show the DVD Dinorah, Giacomo Meyerbeer's pastoral opera based on a Bretan folk tale, at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 784-9512.

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.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Monday

Poets live: Open mike poetry readings at 6:30 p.m. at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Healthy cooking: Teens will learn about smart food choices at the "Go Healthy Cooking Class" at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Class size limited to 20. To register, call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5236.

Summer skaters: Skating enthusiasts of all ages can test their skills at Stirling Skate Park, a 10,000-square-foot concrete flow course at Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, 550 Laura Lane, Dunedin. For fees, rules and hours, call (727) 738-2920 or (727) 738-2921.

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.

Auditions: The West Coast Players will hold auditions for Prisoner of Second Avenue at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Needed are two men and four women, all between the ages of 40 and 60. Bring a resume and head shot. Visit www.wcplayers.org.

Family Movie Night: Bring the family, relax in beanbag chairs and watch a movie on Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. in the Largo Public Library's Children's Program Room, 120 Central Park Drive. Popcorn included. Call (727) 587-6715.

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

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Candy tour: Incredible Edibles, Inc. and the Florida Candy Factory will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 721 Lakeview Road, Clearwater, featuring free tours and candy manufacturing demonstrations. Call (727) 441-2010.

Largo chamber meeting: The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will host a business luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Cypress Palms, 400 Lake Ave., Largo. Guest speakers Bob McIntyre and Terry Boehm will discuss "A Case for Change in Pinellas Schools." $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. To register, call (727) 584-2321 or e-mail info@largochamber.org.

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

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen-Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727) 791-8698.

Events and activities countywide 08/09/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 10:42am]

    

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