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Art and entertainment events

29 Today

Free poetry event: Celebrate National Poetry Month with coffee, poetry and live music at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Refreshments will be served. Event is free and open to all ages. Call (727) 943-4922.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from a variety of vendors 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of April at 100 State St. W. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street 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 www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

30 Thursday

Florida landscaping: Benefits of a Florida friendly landscape will be presented by the County Extension Service at 6:30 p.m. at the Seminole campus library of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St. Opportunity to ask questions will be provided. Call (727) 392-3082.

Senior fun day: An afternoon of carnival-style games, prizes, give-aways, music contests and free lunch, parking and admission 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dunedin Park, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 298-3299.

Film lecture: Sue Cornett, St. Petersburg College associate professor of communications and humanities, will present an overview of the artistic and technical developments of film's "Golden Age of the 1930s" as part of The Decades Series at 7 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 712-5762.

Public meeting: The city of Dunedin invites the public to a City Commission workshop meeting at 9 a.m. in the commission chambers, 542 Main St., to discuss the facilities assessment and space needs analysis study and boat parking ordinance review. Call (727) 298-3000.

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.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday 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 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

1 Friday

Art on display: The Largo Art Association will host a free art show during May at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. The competitive display is open to the public 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Call (727) 518-3131.

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.

Supporting foster children: A rummage sale to benefit Fostering Hope Florida will be 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 205 Morgan Court, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 430-2563 or visit fosteringhopeflorida.org.

World class entertainment: The Orenburg Divertissement Chamber Ensemble from Russia with soprano soloist Elena Boguslavskaya will perform at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $5, SPC students free with ID. Call (727) 942-5605.

2 Saturday

Train show: Regal Railways presents a train show and swap meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park, with a mix of all types of model trains. Vendors will buy and sell. Admission $4 adults, free for children 13 and younger. Call (727) 441-2159 or (727) 244-1341.

Stunt cyclist to perform: Outspokin Bicycles, 2241 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater, celebrates National Bike Month with a two-day event featuring group rides and clinics with bike support staff on-site 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; world record holder stunt cyclist Jeff Lenosky will give two shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call (727) 723-2453 or visit outspokin.net.

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29 TOday

Casino for a cause: The Allegro at East Lake will host an evening of Las Vegas-style fun 5-8:30 p.m. at 1755 East Lake Road. Tickets $10 advance; $15 at the door. All donations go to the Fisher House. Call (727) 943-8878.

Art and entertainment events 04/28/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 4:18pm]
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