Briefs: Activities, events, performances around Largo

<b>T.J. Cline, 9, plays his sister Kyla Cline, 15, in an old-fashioned game of checkers</b> &mdash; using bottle caps for the pieces &mdash; at the old-timey H.C. Smith Store at the Pinellas Folk Festival at Heritage Village in January.

Melissa Lyttle | Times

T.J. Cline, 9, plays his sister Kyla Cline, 15, in an old-fashioned game of checkers — using bottle caps for the pieces — at the old-timey H.C. Smith Store at the Pinellas Folk Festival at Heritage Village in January.

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Step back in time: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, gives tours of vintage architecture and classes in the arts of bygone days. For details call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/.

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New Age message: Author Lee Carroll will bring a message of love, empowerment and unity for humanity 2-7:30 p.m. to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Clearwater's Octagon Arts Center, 2470 Nursery Road. Tickets $95 per person. For details visit Kryon.com, OakTrailBooks.com, or call (727) 785-1960.

New exhibition: A free opening reception and studio event for featured member Carolann Mancuso, BFA, MA, will be 1-4 p.m. at Artists' Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Event includes refreshments and entertainment. Call (727) 738-8010.

Opera DVD: The Pinellas Opera League will show the DVD The Greek Passion by Bohuslav Martinu at 1:30 p.m. in the video center of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 784-9512.

Family fun: Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo, offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Call (727) 518-3016.

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a beautiful 70-acre park located 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the Bay area completely accessible to disabled users. Open 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call 727-586-7415 for rental information.

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.

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In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoastchorus.com.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Crystalaires Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit our Web site at www.crystalaires.com.

Get fit: Strong For Life Fitness (Senior Exercise for 50-plus), a Faith In Action of Upper Pinellas Program, offers gentle exercises with bands that stretch and strengthen the body to fight muscle loss and sarcopenia at noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Class is led by videotape, equipment included. Free with recreation card. Call (813) 749-1155.

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Basic Web site creation: Learn what goes on behind the scenes of a Web page at 2 p.m. in TECO Hall of the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive. The lecture/discussion includes a Q&A. Geared for adults. No registration required. Call (813) 749-1178.

Stamp club: The Clearwater Stamp Club meets 5:30-7:30 p.m. every second Tuesday at the Clearwater East Library, Room B, 2251 Drew St. All with an interest in stamp collecting are invited to this month's swap/buy/sell session. Call Bob at (727) 599-1745.

Patriotic program: The Salonnieres of Regency Oaks will present Wings of Patriotic Love, a musical celebration of Americana, 2-4 p.m. at 2720 Regency Oaks Boulevard, Clearwater, and will feature popular oldies, classics and a sing-along. Free and open to the public with advance reservations. Call (727) 252-0540.

Tuesday bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Prizes and jackpots awarded. Call (727) 733-5153.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen-Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6-10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698..

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