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Mark your calendars for family fun

Jamie Adkins Circus Incognitus

The one-man tour de force takes center stage with an electrifying mix of juggling, acrobatics and clowning. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today and Wed., 2 and 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1 and 4 p.m. Sun. Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $12, $10 child for day time performances, $13 adults and children for evening. (941) 360-7399. www.asolo.org.

Summer Fun Horse Show

An all-breed show, with a special accent on Morgans and Saddle Breeds, features 150 horses from across the state. 6:30 p.m. today and Sat. Bob Thomas Equestrian Center at Florida State Fairgrounds, Interstate 4 at U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Free. (813) 765-7162. www.avalonstables.com.

Dascaloja Puppeteers

The library's volunteer teen puppeteer group presents songs, folktales and contemporary puppet performances. Best for ages 6 and older. 10 a.m. Fri. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. (727) 562-4970.

Fun Fridays for Ages 5 and Younger

Children, bring your parent and play games and dance to music. 10 a.m. Fri. Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Free. (813) 986-6748.

Poodle Assistance

Ever seen a poodle act? While Lynda Lippman-Lockhart reads from her book Oodles of Poodles of Dark Corner, Bogie, her standard poodle, helps with visuals. 10:30 a.m. Sat. St. Pete Beach Public Library, 365 73rd Ave. Free. (727) 363-9238.

Dilly Dally with Dali

Family fun with interactive "poster" talk led by adult and junior museum docents and hands-on activities encouraging family-wideinteraction. 11:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat. Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Included with museum admission: $15, $13.50 seniors, $10 ages 10 to 18, $4 ages 5-9, 4 and younger free. (727) 823-3767. www.salvadordalimuseum.org.

Water World

From the clouds to precipitation, the aquifer and runoff, evaporation and back into the clouds. "Where in the World is Water?" explores the water cycle model and what's found in area fresh, brackish and saltwater. Noon-2 p.m. Sat. Pier Aquarium, the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $5, $4 seniors and students ages 7 and older Mon.-Sat. Special admission Sundays, $2.50 for all. Ages 6 and younger free. (727) 895-7437. www.pieraquarium.org.

World of Imagination: Storytelling for Youngsters

Take a journey in the magical word of art through "Tales from Towns and Chronicles of Cities." 12:30-1 p.m. Sat. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. Included with museum admission. (727) 896-2667. www.fine-arts.org.

Cat Fun

Join in cat-themed activities based on Erin Hunter's Warriors book series. 2 p.m. Sat. Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Free. (727) 562-4970.

Kid's Pajama Night Out

A fun night out for kids ages 7 to 10 includes pizza, drinks, popcorn, movies and games. Bring a pillow, blanket and game to share. 7:30-10 p.m. Sat. Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. $10, $5 each additional sibling. (727) 736-1494. www.gmkjc.org.

Insect Explorations

What makes an insect an insect? Where do you find them? See a few examples of live insects in the classroom and then go outside and hunt for them in their environment. Best for ages 6 to 10. 1-2 p.m. Sun. Cultural and Natural History Center at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 453-6500. www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Summer Solstice Celebration

The family celebration, similar to a traditional moon ceremony, highlights the energy of the south (fire) with a fire pit, drumming, dancing, singing and reflection of the recently departed spring. Dress comfortably and bring percussion equipment. 7 p.m. Sun. First Unity Church, 460 46th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 527-2222. www.firstunity.org.

Teen Tidalwave Tuesday

Fun for middle and high school students only (no parents allowed) with giveaways and pool games. 7-9 p.m. Tue. Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. $3. (727) 518-3018. www.largopools.com.

Kids Art

Area sculptor James Oleson Jr. teaches children ages 7 to 12 how to make art including wire sculptures, linoleum block printing, rock sculpture, collage, soap carving and mosaic. Participants should bring a bag lunch, beverages and sunscreen daily. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Wed. and June 25-26. Industrial Arts Center, 2902 A Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport. $70 plus $25 material fee. (727) 289-9365. www.industrialartscenter.org.

Christian Skate

A family skating session to contemporary Christian music. 7-9 p.m. Tue. Skateland of Brandon, 750 W Robertson St. $3. (813) 681-3635.

Mark your calendars for family fun 06/17/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:43pm]

    

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