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$1 hot dogs at the ball park

Today

Dunedin Blue Jays: $1 Hot Dog Night 7 p.m. $6. Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302; dunedin.bluejays.milb.com.

Today

QiGong: QiGong warm up, movement progression and meditation with a certified instructor. Wednesdays and Fridays. 9-10 a.m. First session free. $3 for members, $4 for non-members. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Sponsor: Sharon Snow. (813) 249-7356.

Senior Wednesdays at CMA: This special rate includes complimentary donuts and coffee, and a 10 percent discount on gift shop purchases. Each week a different staff member or volunteer will chat about how this working animal hospital operates. 9-10 a.m. $3 for seniors 55+. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. (727) 441-1790; www.SeeWinter.com.

Thursday

Indoor Fresh Market: The air-conditioned mall corridors house a market with fresh produce, prepared foods, multicultural and specialty food, greenery, arts/crafts, music and plenty of seating for people watching. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Free (items individually priced). Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd., Seminole. Sponsor: Scott. (727) 776-7261.

Tai Chi: Learn at a relaxed pace. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 9:30-10 a.m. $3 with ID card; $4 without. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3299.

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story-related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3-5. Cindy Rink's book "Where Does the Wind Blow?" reminds us that some experiences connect all of us who call Earth home. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Free (registration required). Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 453-6800; brookercreekpreserve.org.

Special Art by Special Hands: A complimentary evening of art, wine and hors d'oeuvres with a special exhibition of artwork by artists of Harborside Studios. Harborside is a division of UPARC, which serves developmentally challenged artistic individuals. Tours of Harborside will run throughout the evening, by short walk or van transfer. Artwork will be available for purchase. uparc.com/harborside.htm 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Syd Entel Galleries, 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. (727) 725-1808; sydentelgalleries.com.

Dunedin Blue Jays: IRISH NIGHT! Thirsty Thursday: 7 p.m. $6. Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302; dunedin.bluejays.milb.com.

Bingo: Play bingo at the yacht club every Thursday. 7-9 p.m. Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 934-2136.

Sunset Beach Concert: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department and Friends of Music on the Beach presents SPF40, a new band in the concert series. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring seating. A courtesy shuttle will be available at 6:30 p.m. at Tarpon High, 1411 Gulf Road. 7-9 p.m. Free. Sunset Beach, 214 Shore Drive, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5628.

A Little Off Broadway and A Few Blocks South: Two-act, fast-paced musical comedy about show business, from auditions to opening night, with a new twist on backstage life. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. $18. Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. (727) 446-1360; franciswilsonplayhouse.org.

Friday

Book Signing: Patti Chiappa, a resident of Covington, Ga., will be available to sign copies of her Christian fiction novel, Sara's Journey. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. New Harmony Coffee and Tea, 1947 Drew St. , Clearwater. Toll-free 888-361-9473.

Jaws Anniversary: In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the film adaptation of Peter Benchley's book Jaws, the Clearwater Downtown Development Board join with Capitol Theatre and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for this event with a meet and greet with Phinley (the Clearwater Threshers mascot), discussions on the relationship between dolphins and sharks in the wild, a presentation about Winter (the famous dolphin who uses a prosthetic tail) and a screening of the film Jaws. 6 p.m. $2, $8 additional donation appreciated. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 821-6443.

Clearwater/St. Pete Ski Club Kick-off Meeting: Review the trips the club has planned for this season and decide if you want to join them while checking out items in the silent auction to benefit Disabled Bay Pines Veterans and help them make a trip to the Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. 6:30 p.m. Free. Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. (727) 743-3108.

Celebrating 90 Years of Women's Suffrage: The Pasco and West Pinellas Chapters of the National Organization for Women invite the community to the 90th anniversary celebration of the right of women to vote and to run for office. Learn about women's struggles for equality between 1840 and 1920 and the women who championed the cause for equality. Refreshments will be served. 7 p.m. Free. Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater. (727) 738-0007; www.uuclearwater.org.

Greek Dance Classes: Instructor Dr. Mary Coros, director of the Levendia Dance Troupe, teaches popular Greek dances and the origin of and traditions surrounding each dance. Wear comfortable shoes, no flip-flops. The class is oriented toward participants 14 and older. 7-8:30 p.m. $30 for all four classes, $25 for each additional family member, walk-ins $8 per class. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; www.tarponarts.org.

Dunedin Blue Jays: Bingo Night 7 p.m. $6. Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302; dunedin.bluejays.milb.com.

Musical Summer Splash: The church's music team presents a performance of songs from the '50s to today with a sing-along, dancing and refreshments. Benefits the church music program. 7 p.m. $15, $25 per family. Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor. (727) 784-7911; www.unitychurchofpalmharbor.org.

Sunset Cinema @ Pier 60: The Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival organizers have added a Sunset Cinema to their lineup of fun. You can bring your blankets, low lawn chairs or towels to plop on the beach. Concessions will be available. (As always, no alcohol is permitted on the beach.) The shows start around dusk. Friday night's film is How to Train Your Dragon, which is about a young Viking who should be training to slay dragons but instead winds up befriending one. 8 p.m. Free. Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive , Clearwater Beach. (727) 434-6060; www.sunsetsatpier60.com.

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