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Tour Plumb House with Historical Society

Today

Tour the historic Plumb House Museum, an original Cracker-style house built in 1896. It houses period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts. The Clearwater Historical Society offers free tours on the first and third Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 445-9312.

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

Beach concert: JoDell will perform country music at a free concert 7 p.m. at Sunset Beach, located at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Bring your own seating. Concessions available for purchase. Call (727) 942-5628.

Fun for kids: "Travel Around the World Thursdays" features crafts, games and activities for children at 2 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 462-6895.

Musical comedy: Stage Agenda presents The Land of Badd at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $10 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. Call (727) 446-1360.

Friday

The Inaugural Yianni Patterson Memorial Snook Tournament presented by the Anclote Key Anglers and the Boys and Girls Club of Tarpon Springs, will take place tomorrow and Saturday. For more information on sponsorships, rules, fees and early registration, call Capt. Tommy Mahinis at (727) 510-7717.

Friday fun:Safety Harbor's 3rd Friday Music Series features shopping, dining & free entertainment 6-10 p.m. Friday at the John Wilson Park gazebo and at local venues throughout town. John Q will perform. While there, drop off your non-perishable food donations at any participating Safety Harbor business from now until Sept. 19th. All food collected will be distributed to the Neighborhood Family Center. Call (727) 724-1572.

Dinner dance: The Palm Harbor Community Center hosts a fundraising Legends of Rock and Roll Dinner Dance 5-7 p.m. Friday at 1500 16th St. featuring live music and barbecued chicken. Bring your own beverage. Cost is $6 members; $7 non-members. Advance paid reservations are suggested. Call (727) 771-6000.

Just for kids: Kids ages 10-15 can check out Youth Nights 6-9 p.m. every Friday at Bicentennial Recreation Center, 43 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar. Free with rec card; $5.35 non-members. Call (813) 749-1290.

Fish dinner: Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches for $7 with $1 sides of coleslaw, potato salad or baked beans 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Dr., Dunedin. Proceeds benefit KOC children's charities. Call (727) 216-3859.

Afternoon Bingo: Play Tuesdays and Fridays 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.

Social ballroom dance: Learn to ballroom dance in a six-week course 11 a.m.-noon beginning Friday at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N. No experience or partner needed. $25 with rec card; $31.25 with nonresident card; $49.25 without a rec card. Call (727) 518-3131 or visit www.largocommunitycenter.com.

Saturday

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.

Rediscover the beach: The City of Clearwater, in cooperation with Sunsets at Pier 60, will celebrate Beach Walk with a 6 p.m. dedication Saturday at Sundial Plaza at Beach Walk, followed by entertainment, shopping bargains, special dining deals and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. For details visit www.myclearwater.com/beachwalk.

Harry Potter mania: Kids eight and older can dress in costume and indulge in a wizard's world of games, food, movies, trivia, costume contests and more at 4 p.m. Saturday at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Florida foods: Andrew Huse, USF librarian and author, will be the guest at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon and give a talk at noon entitled Florida's Delicious History: A Gastronomic Journey Through Modern Florida Saturday at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Luncheon tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the library; talk is free. Call (727) 298-3080 ext. 224.

Scales, feathers and spines: The Lowry Park Zoo Education Staff gives participants a close up look at how animals adapt to survive and thrive in their environment 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Pre-registration is appreciated. Call (727) 453-6800.

Punt, pass kick: Boys and girls 8-15 years old are eligible to participate in the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Saturday at Canal Park, 3120 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Registration 9 a.m., competition 9:30 a.m. Free. Parents should bring a copy of their child's birth certificate. No cleats allowed. Call (813) 749-1260 or visit ppk.nflyouthfootball.com.

Tour Plumb House with Historical Society 07/16/08 [Last modified: Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:40am]

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