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Fishing, dodgeball and classical piano all on tap for the week in Pinellas

Faculty Piano Recital: Xu Hui: St. Petersburg College faculty member Xu Hui will play the music of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel and Prokofiev. 7:30 p.m. Free; suggested $5 donation. St. Petersburg College Music Center, 6605 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 341-7984.

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Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group: Families and caregivers coping with loved ones with Alzheimer's can find answers, resources and support from peers and professionals. 10 a.m. Free. The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, 1255 Pasadena Ave. S., St. Petersburg. (727) 812-3930.

Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: This seminar and discussion facilitated by Ted Leitho will teach "The Power of Now!" 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. (727) 623-9532.

Wednesday Adult Dancing: DJ Dancer 1 provides music from the 1950s to today for adults to move around the 5,400-square-foot ballroom. Takes place each Wednesday. 7 to 10 p.m. $7. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. (727) 518-3131.

God Bless Ozzy Osbourne: Jump on the Crazy Train with Ozzy Osbourne and his family for an inside look at his career and their life. Jack Osbourne, son of the "Prince of Darkness," produced this documentary containing accounts of Ozzy's troubled youth, his career with Black Sabbath and the impact fame and addictions have had on his marriage. Fans will enjoy never-seen onstage footage and interviews with Paul McCartney, Tommy Lee and Osbourne family members. 7:30 p.m. $12.50. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

25 Thursday

West Florida Fools Dodgeball Tournament: Teams of six will duck, dodge and dive when they take over the tennis courts. Proceeds benefit the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation and the West Florida Fools Benevolent Fund. 10 a.m. $120 in advance, $150 the day of the event. Holiday Inn Harbourside, 401 Second St., Indian Rocks Beach. (727) 278-5489.

Mother Goose Time: The story time for ages 3 and under starts off with a few age-appropriate books. Then, kids try their hands with jumbo, nontoxic, washable crayons and share toys. 11 a.m. Free. St. Pete Beach Library, 365 73rd Ave.

Silver Screen Classics: Enjoy an afternoon viewing a classic movie on a 20-foot screen. Refreshments will be sold. The feature is the 1956 adventure/drama Moby Dick, starring Gregory Peck. Noon to 3 p.m. Free. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. (727) 518-3131.

Yoga at the Preserve: Become one with nature while you treat yourself to energizing and restorative yoga. Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. $8, $28 per month. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

The Appleseed Cast: The dynamic, experimental post-rock quartet formed in the late 1990s. 8 p.m. $15.50. The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-4829.

26 Friday

Rockin' Rescue for Dogs Benefit Tasting: Help rescue pooches in need while enjoying wines from California, Italy, Spain, Argentina and more, along with light hors d'oeuvres. Part of the proceeds benefit Rockin' Rescue for Dogs. 6 to 8 p.m. $15. Pasadena Liquors & Fine Wines, 1100 Pasadena Ave. S, Suite 1, South Pasadena. (727) 347-9607.

Museum of Fine Arts Summer Jazz Series: Enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz all summer long. The museum cafe will be open during the concerts. Cynthony & Co. Quartet, 7 p.m. $5 museum members, $10 nonmembers. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667.

Lourdes of the Flies: This new comedy is about a group of prep school girls who accidentally sink their cruise ship and must struggle to survive on a desert island. 7:30 p.m. $20. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Madame Jiji's CaBurlesque: This show offers a little bit of everything: comedy, singing, dancing, tease and drag. Come dressed for burlesque. The show is for ages 21 and up only. 8 p.m. $10 to $15. The L Train, 900 Central Ave. Suite 25B, St. Petersburg. (813) 995-5063.

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Team Hope Walk for Huntington's Disease: Walk to raise funds to support the mission of HDSA, the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting Huntington's disease. Register online. 7 a.m. $10. The Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (813) 363-3970.

Fish-a-Thon: The lake behind the Main Library hosts the 63rd annual Dennis Crenshaw Memorial Fish-a-Thon for kids, teens and adults. Fishing takes place in nine 15-minute fishing periods, ending with judging for prizes in age-appropriate groups. Fishing poles and bait are provided. No personal fishing equipment is allowed. 9 a.m. Free. St. Petersburg Main Public Library , 3745 Ninth Ave. N. (727) 893-7441.

Train Show and Swap Meet: This model train layout is for children with vendors showing, selling and trading trains, tracks and accessories in various scales. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $4 adults, 12 and younger free. Knights of Columbus Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 244-1341.

Back to School Workshop: Bullying: This free workshop for children in grades 1 through 5 will help kids get a jump-start on the school year. Children will be shown how to respect a teacher, how to listen in class and how to turn bullies into buddies. The workshop will explore the key concepts of focusing, listening and bully prevention. Call to register. 11 a.m. Free. Superkicks Family Martial Arts Center, 1401 Pasadena Ave. S, South Pasadena. (727) 384-5425.

Fourth Saturday Car Show Series: See some of the area's finest cars. Live music and food. Awards for best in show for each decade will be distributed. 5 to 7 p.m. Free; $10 per car entry. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. (727) 518-3131.

Contra Dance: Contra dance is fun for all ages, and no partner is necessary. New dancers are welcome. 7:30 to 11 p.m. $8; $5 for 21 and under; free for 12 and under. Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. (727) 823-2725.

Fishing, dodgeball and classical piano all on tap for the week in Pinellas 08/23/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 2:02pm]
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