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Play cards

Today

Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double deck pinochle 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.

Today

History on display: Browse a variety of exhibits featuring Palm Harbor, Crystal Beach and Ozona communities at the North Pinellas Historical Museum, 2043 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. New hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. Free admission, but donations accepted. Call (727) 724-3054 or visit www.north pinellashistoricalmuseum.org.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist with genealogy research from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Friday

"Twilight" for teens: Teens are invited to discuss the newest installment of the vampire and werewolf "Twilight" series, entitled Breaking Dawn, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. To sign up, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 203.

Writers group: Writers interested in getting published can join the Writers Critique Group that meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

Afternoon bingo: Play with an early bird game at 12:15 p.m. and regular bingo at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Dunedin Memorial Post 275, 360 Wilson St. Call (727) 733-8153.

Fish dinner: Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches for $7 with $1 sides of coleslaw, potato salad or baked beans from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Call (727) 216-3859.

Saturday

Dining out: Enjoy a prime rib dinner from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. $13 per person, $25 per couple. Includes cash bar and musical entertainment. RSVP to Jerry Swiatek at (727) 216-3859.

"Celebrate Oldsmar": A day of family fun noon to 10 p.m. at R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar, featuring games, rides, food, music, pony rides and fireworks at 9 p.m. Free admission and parking. Call (813) 749-1260.

Commune with nature: Learn how to create a backyard wildlife habitat from 1 to 2 p.m. at Brooker Creek Park, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 453-6800.

Rummage sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church, 2039 Druid Road E, Clearwater. Proceeds benefit the church's youth group. Call (727) 447-1822.

Monday-Friday

Garden explorer: Check out a Discovery Backpack containing "I-spy" sheets, binoculars and a map and take a free, self-guided tour through Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (727) 582-2581.

Continuing

Have a picnic: Largo Central Park is a beautiful 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the bay area completely accessible to disabled users. Open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of the day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Supporting veterans: Attend weekly dinner, dancing and bingo events 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.

Play cards 08/27/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 2:19pm]

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