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Briefs: Events, meetings, performances

Today

Families can explore nature by participating in a variety of self-guided games and activities 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 453-6800.

Today

Spaghetti dinner: Oldsmar Cares, a nonprofit organization, will host a spaghetti dinner 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 207 Buckingham, Ave. E, Oldsmar. Adults $5, children 12 and younger $3, families $20. All proceeds will be used for rent and utility assistance for those in need in Oldsmar. Call (813) 855-1567 or e-mail oldsmarcares@hotmail.com.

Second Sunday Family Flicks: See Garfield's Pet Force at 1:30 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. $1 per person, free for center members. Drinks and popcorn available. Stay after the film for a hands-on interactive artistic experience in the David L. Mason Children's Art Museum. Call (727) 298-3322.

Opera DVD: Watch a production of La Cenerentola, by Gioachino Rossini, at 1:30 p.m. at the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 784-9512.

Flag Day Celebration: 1 p.m. at Sand Key Park, 1060 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater followed by a free picnic in shelter 1. Event sponsored by the Military Officers Association of America, Clearwater Veterans Alliance and the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Breakfast fundraiser: The Palm Harbor Community Center will host a fundraising country breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. at 1500 16th St. $4 for members, $4.50 nonmembers, $2 for children 10 and younger. Call (727) 771-6000.

Books to film: Watch Doubt, starring Meryl Streep, at 1:30 p.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, then join a discussion comparing the play with its big-screen adaptation. Free. Call (727) 587-6715, ext. 2516.

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 nonsmoking rooms. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.

Monday

Fact or fiction? Learn the dangers of some commonly held beliefs people put into action when a hurricane approaches at a free, fun and informative Busting Hurricane Myths session 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 464-5573 or visit pinellascounty.org/emergency.

Join in the fun: "Jiggle Man" will entertain children with a juggling show with audience participation at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Government update: State Rep. Peter Nehr will provide a 2009 legislative session debriefing as guest speaker at a meeting of the Council of North County Neighborhoods at 7 p.m. at Crescent Oaks Country Club, 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Public welcome. Call (727) 560-5586, e-mail done@cncnpc.org or visit cncnpc.org.

Starlight dancing: Enjoy an evening of dancing and music with the Ellis Hale Band 7-9 p.m. at the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

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.

Tuesday

Fairy tale comes to life: Play'n Around Traveling Children's Theater will portray the story of Rumplestiltskin at 2 p.m. at Countryside Library, 2741 State Road 580, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Buying green online: Learn easy ways to identify a true green product and where they can be found online with help from experts from the Pinellas County Extension 2-3 p.m. . Free online program, call (727) 582-2100 or visit pinellascountyextension.org and click on the "Online Class Registration" button.

Picture this: Learn to tell a story in picture form at Collage Night, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive. Registration required. Call (813) 749-1178.

Pizza party: American Legion Post 7 presents Carlos' all-you-can-eat pizza party followed by live music and dancing 6-10 p.m. at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Tickets $10 per person. Call (727) 442-5293.

Job search help: Susan Somers, staffing consultant for Express Employment Professionals, will host a program on "Job Searching for Maximum Results" at 6 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. No registration required. Call (727) 562-4970.

Briefs: Events, meetings, performances 06/13/09 [Last modified: Saturday, June 13, 2009 2:03pm]

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