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Events: Dunedin Craft Festival this weekend

Today

Learn which plants to eradicate from home landscapes at a discussion from 1-2 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Recommended for adults. Free. Call (727) 453-6800. Today

Crafty weekend: Find pottery, photography, glasswork, woodwork and more at the sixth annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival, presented by American Craft Endeavors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Main Street. Also on Sunday, same hours. Free admission. Visit artfestival.com.

FLAIR for the arts: Take a stroll and admire the myriad art produced by local artists from 6-9 p.m. in and around the gazebo at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Free admission. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5017.

Guided hike: Experience the natural beauty of Florida from 9-11 a.m. with a free guided hike through Brooker Creek Preserve's Education Center Trail, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Advance registration is required. Call (727) 453-6800.

Dinner and music: 5-8 p.m. at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad will be featured. Cost is $7.50. Music provided by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.

Sunday

Decorative carvings: The art of woodcarvers John and Carolyn Marek will be on display 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. until Aug. 31 at Oldsmar City Hall's art gallery, 100 State St. W. All items for available for purchase. Call (813) 749-1260.

Free admission: The Gulf Coast Museum of Art, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo, is offering free admission during the month of July. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat., closed Sun. and Mon. Call (727) 518-6833.

Meet the author: Linda Taylor, author of Great Women Exploring Nature: How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives, will sign books 1-3 p.m. at the Painted Fish Gallery. 350 Main St., Dunedin. Refreshments will be served. Free. Call (727) 734-5060.

Sail away: To celebrate its seventh birthday, Sailability of Greater Tampa Bay is offering the disabled community an opportunity of a day of sailing 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and a party 4-7 p.m. at 1001 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. Cost is $10 per person. Call (727) 489-9468, (727) 517-7776, or visit www.sailabilitygreatertampabay.org.

Register to vote: Anyone 18 years of age or older can register to vote during a "Register & Worship" voter registration drive 7-8 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St. John the Primitive Baptist Church, 1002 Palmetto St., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-1861.

Monday

Steps to success: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host a free seminar on the "Ten Steps to Starting a Small Business" 7-9 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Materials and handouts provided. Registration requested by calling (727) 943-4922.

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.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy help with volunteer genealogist John Kiwala from 10 a.m.-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.

Ongoing

Supporting veterans: Attend weekly dinners, dances and bingo at American Legion Turner-Brandon Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Memberships are available for all veterans and immediate family members. For event days and times, call (727) 447-9204.

Nature's finery: Stroll through hundreds of blooming flowers and plants and native and nonnative ornamentals at the Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Free and open to the public daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (727) 582-2581 or visit www.flbg.org.

55 Alive: Driving classes for people over 50 are taught by trained volunteers in two four-hour sessions. Graduates may be eligible for auto insurance discounts for the following three years. Cost is $10. Call toll-free, 1-888-227-7669.

Events: Dunedin Craft Festival this weekend 06/27/08 [Last modified: Friday, June 27, 2008 5:00pm]

    

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