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Today

See Mary Poppins at 9:30 a.m. and Hairspray at 1:30 p.m. on a 20-foot screen at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. Call (727) 518-3131.

Today

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

Friday

Social scene: People 50 and older meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1195.

Blown away: Get swept up in the wonder of whirlwinds, tornadoes, hurricanes and cyclones at "Flash! Bang! Boom! Discover Our Amazing Weather" 10-11 a.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. To register call (727) 453-6800.

Pub Crawl: Six pubs in Historic Downtown Palm Harbor will participate in a Pub Crawl 7-11 p.m. on First Friday. Patrons will receive an entry form to be validated at each of the six locations to become eligible for free drawings. The rain date is Saturday. Call (727) 482-9210 or e-mail infor@thewitchs brew.com.

Writers wanted: Serious writers interested in getting published are invited to join the Tarpon Springs Library Writers Critique Group 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 947-4072.

Saturday

Family fishing day: The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will host a family fishing day 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave. Free admission. Fishing poles and bait will be provided or anglers may bring their own. Call (727) 464-3347. Neighborhood picnic: The City of Clearwater is hosting a multicultural, back-to-school picnic 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Glen Oaks Park, 1345 Court St., with drummers, dancers, children's activities, refreshments and free school supplies. Call (727) 562-4047 or visit www.myclearwater.com/eastgateway.

Outdoor movie: Bring a chair or blanket and watch Spiderwick Chronicles at dusk Saturday at Craig Park, along Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs. Free. Refreshments available. Call (727) 942-5628.

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

Art opening: View works by the Exhibiting Society of Artists at an opening reception for "Small, Smart and Sassy Summer Show" 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Artists' Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 446-1708.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passing sidings running through Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Free ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team performs 6 p.m. every Saturday on Tower Lake off Douglas Road in Oldsmar. Concessions available or bring your own picnic. For directions and team information visit www.tampawaterski.com.

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

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday 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.

Summer flicks 07/30/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:24am]

    

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