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Wearable Art 4

An outfit by artist Rogerio Martins for the Wearable Art 4 Fashion Show at the Dunedin Fine Art Center.

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An outfit by artist Rogerio Martins for the Wearable Art 4 Fashion Show at the Dunedin Fine Art Center.

Today

This fourth annual innovative fashion event begins at 7:30 p.m., with runway show at 9 followed by an after-glow party Saturday at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. General admission $15; reserved seating $35, $50. Call (727) 298-3322 or e-mail kava@dfac.org. Today

More retro rockin': Tribute bands Highway to Hell (AC/DC) and Supertzar (Black Sabbath) entertain at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $18. Call (727) 587-6793.

Aquarium event: A fishing tournament, community party and silent auction are planned at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. Proceeds will benefit CMA's mission to restore and preserve Florida's environment. For a schedule, entry fees and ticket prices, call (727) 441-1790, ext. 240.

Helping kids: Adults Mentoring Children of Gulf Coast Community Care invites the public to an English-style tea brunch/special recruitment event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo. A museum tour will follow. No charge, but reservations required. Call Susan at (727) 479-1800, ext. 3038, or Sandy at (727) 479-1814.

History on display: The Armed Forces Military Museum, showcasing Tampa Bay's largest gathering of military artifacts under one roof, will celebrate its grand opening at noon at 2050 34th Way N, Largo. Call (727) 539-8371 or visit www.armedforcesmuseum.com.

Prince of Frogs: A fun musical theater performance that introduces the concepts of water use, conservation and the environment for children in kindergarten through grade 5 at 1 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. To register call (727) 453-6800.

Fashion fundraiser: The Clearwater Community Volunteers present the sixth annual "Fashions with Flair" silent auction and fashion show fundraiser 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane. Tickets $55; VIP tickets $75. For reservations call (727) 442-2099 or visit www.clearwatercommunityvolunteers.org.

Cool down: All ages can end the summer with a refreshing hose down courtesy of the East Lake Fire Department at 10:15 a.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Sunday

Mission fair: Talk to global and local mission groups and learn who they assist and why, and how you can help and/or benefit from their services at 11:30 a.m. at Central Christian Church, 1200 Keene Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 446-0988.

Wild signs hike: Find and decipher the wild signs of creatures on a morning hike 10 a.m.-noon at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Space is limited. Sign up by calling (727) 453-6800.

Family raft race: Creative families and groups will build their own rafts the day of the event for competition in a marked-course race starting at 9 a.m. in Crystal Beach. For details call (727) 421-3879.

Book signing: Author Alexandra Everist will sign copies of her book, A Katrina Moment, at 1 p.m. at Cottage Cafe of Largo, 607 First Ave. SW. Call (727) 581-3663.

Dixieland jazz: Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps will entertain 1-4 p.m. at Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

Monday

Boating classes: Registration for a safe boating course, to be held the following weekend, is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla classroom. The course is in two segments, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Dunedin Marina Harbormasters Bldg., 51 Main St. Fee is $30. Call (727) 736-1191 or (727) 599-8837.

Literature discussion: Dr. Daniela Feliciani, a James Joyce scholar from the University of Rome will give a lecture on Joyce's literature at 1 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970 ext. 5284.

Candidate's forum: The Palm Harbor Community Coalition has invited all candidates running for Pinellas County School Board to speak at a candidates' forum at 6:30 p.m. at Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor. The public is invited and may e-mail questions in advance to info@PalmHarborCoalition.org. Call (727) 798-6645 or (727) 423-1224.

Wearable Art 4 08/15/08 [Last modified: Friday, August 15, 2008 4:30am]

    

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