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Out & About: North Pinellas


Stargazing: Attend an introduction to stargazing 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Free. Call (727) 453-6800.

Sweet dreams: CJ Harding will take the stage with a soulful, down-to-earth impression of Patsy Cline at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets: $25 in advance; $28 day of show. Call (727) 587-6793.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252) 4381.

Learn about genealogy: Caladesi Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will host its 25th annual genealogy seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Event includes presentations by officers from the Pinellas Genealogy Society,

Sons of the American Revolution in Colonial dress, memorabilia displays, information from representatives of other lineage societies and refreshments. Free; no registration necessary. Call (727) 531-2100.

Meet the author: Barbara Birenbaum, author of Groundhog Willie’s Shadow and Groundhog Phil’s Message, will be part of a special Groundhog Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Call (727) 298-3080.

In Big Band style: Vocalist Lorri Hafer, accompanied by Mike Hafer and Steven Boisen, will perform 7 to 8 p.m. at the Allegro at East Lake, 1755 East Lake Road. Tickets: $7. Limited seating. Call (727) 943-8878.

Fiction into film: Enjoy the movie of Stephen Crane’s Blue Hotel at 2:30 p.m. and a discussion of the book at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Scholar’s Choice: The lecture and discussion series will feature Man of Property by John Galsworthy at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unusual foods and goods from a variety of vendors 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall, through April 2009. Call (813) 749-1260.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland St. between Fort Harrison and Garden Avenues features items including farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit


Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host People’s Law School, a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a complete class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit .

Kiwanis to meet: The Kiwanis Club of Springtime City meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. A program on Clearwater police communications will be presented. Dinner cost $13. For reservations, call (727) 725-7549 or visit www.kiwanisorg/club/springtimecity.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday through April 2009 in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.


Senior fair: Seniors with questions about medical issues, insurance problems, lifestyle changes and more can find answers at a Senior Awareness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Free. Includes a pizza lunch with dessert. Call (727) 289-3299.

Dunedin’s Green Market: Open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays until the end of April in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, and features produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 p.m., and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 7 hosts a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. every Friday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Out & About: North Pinellas 01/27/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:50pm]
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