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Today

Hear the award-winning sounds of the Classics band playing the oldies from 7-9 p.m. at Sunset Beach at the west end of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs. Bring your own seating. Refreshments available for purchase. Free. Call (727) 942-5628. Today

Razzmatazz: A ventriloquism and magic show for ages 4 and older at 11 a.m. at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum on Spring Bayou in Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane. Call (727) 943-4922.

Eeek! Bugs!: Spend the afternoon playing fun and creepy games like bug trivia and buggy fear factor starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Teen Room of Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Friday

Western dinner dance: Enjoy barbecue ribs and an evening of county music by the KeyNotes at a fundraising western dinner dance from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Bring your own beverage. The cost is $7, $6 for center members. Advance reservations suggested. Call (727) 771-6000.

Spiritual gathering: Revelers are invited to don wings and dress like fairies during "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a weekend celebration Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Witch's Brew and Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. The event begins with a Summer Solstice Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday and continues throughout the weekend with live music, psychic readings and Tarot groups. Call (727) 482-9210.

Tropical fun: The 16th annual Third Friday Music Series in Downtown Safety Harbor kicks off at 6 p.m. with "Harboritaville," a family event featuring food, shopping, craft vendors and live music by the De Lei'ed Parrots. Call (727) 724-1572.

Free movie: The Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater will show For The Bible Tells Me So, a documentary about homosexuality and the American family, free at 7 p.m. at the Octagon Arts Center, 2430 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call Denise Seeber at (727) 474-2647 or Yvonne Charnesky at (727) 531-7704, or visit www.UUClearwater.org and click on Social Justice Free Film Series.

Itty Bitty Pool Party: Children ages 5 and younger can enjoy the slides, sprays and zero-depth pool area 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Snacks provided. The cost is $2 per person. Call (727) 518-3016.

Saturday

Summer Solstice Fire and Drum Circle: Bring a drum and celebrate the first day of summer at 8 p.m. at McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N, Largo. The cost is $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12. Call (727) 518-3047 or visit playlargo.com.

Summer concert: A free concert featuring Late Night Brass from 8 to 10 p.m. in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6740 or visit largoevents.com.

Meet the author: Barbara Birenbaum, author of Quipnotes about Moms, The Olympic Glow and Groundhog Willie's Shadow will sign copies of her new book, Amber's Dachshund Antics, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Top Dog Pet Gift Boutique, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Suite 376, in the Largo Mall. Call (727) 584-7297.

Go fish!: The third annual YMCA Kid's Fishing Challenge for children age 12 and younger will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wall Springs Park, 3725 Desoto Blvd., Palm Harbor. The event includes trophies, climbing wall, bounce house and obstacle course. The $15 entry fee includes free lunch, T-shirt, fishing pole and tackle box. Call (727) 787-9622.

Book sale: Friends of the Largo Library will host its summer book sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. All books are 50 cents, and buy two, get one free. Proceeds benefit the library. Call (727) 586-7392.

Book release party: A party to celebrate author Janet Evanovich's book release, Fearless 14, will take place from 1-3 p.m. at Book Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Suite 360, in the Largo Mall. Call (727) 588-0474.

Summertime jazz: Listen to the jazz sounds of Julia Coulmas, accompanied by Ben Winkler at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Tickets are $12, $10 for center members. Call (727) 942-5605.

Great greyhounds: Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay will host a meet and greet with greyhounds and their adoptive or foster parents from noon-3 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart, 2625 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (813) 971-4732 or visit www.great-greyhound.org.

Free beach concert, more events 06/18/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 12:11pm]

    

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