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Briefs: Events, performances upcoming in northern Pinellas County

Today

Colin Hay, front man for Men at Work, will promote his new CD, Are You Looking At Me? with stories, humor and his infectious voice at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP, $35 day of show, $30 advance. For information and tickets, visit largo arts.com.

Interviewing well: Susan Somers, staffing consultant for Express Employment Professionals, will present a one-hour program, "Interview Techniques to Wow Potential Employers," at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday 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.

Speech, speech: The Donaghue-Dunedin Toastmasters Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Unity Community Church, 1316 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Individuals interested in becoming better public speakers are invited to attend. Call Sue Gow at (727) 733-5409.

Wednesday

Celebrating rock 'n' roll: The musical group Sha Na Na will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $40 VIP, $35 advance, $40 day of show, $32 senior. Call (727) 587-6793.

All about quilting: Quilters Crossing Quilt Club will meet 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 8 and April 15 at Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 812-7205.

Summer camp info: The public will have a chance to ask questions, complete paperwork, purchase ID cards, meet staff and enjoy a picnic dinner at the City of Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department's summer camp open house 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Call (727) 812-4530.

Play in the round: Clearwater Christian College's drama department will present The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis at 10 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3400 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. $10 general admission, $8 seniors, students, alumni and military. Call (727) 726-1153 or e-mail boxoffice@clearwater.edu.

Bunny care: Missy Ott of Bunny Hop Central Rescue will present "She's Not A Toy," an education program about the care and feeding of pet rabbits, 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Program includes a Q&A and live rabbits. 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. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of April at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall, through April 2009. 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 or (727) 252) 4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-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.

Thursday

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, featuring a variety of antiques and vintage items such as uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team, 8:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 2. The two-story, Cracker-style wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676. (727) 399-1412 or (727) 445-9312.

The Opera Prelude Series: Faust will be presented by host Sherrill Milnes, providing an educational and entertaining overview of the grand operas in the 2008-09 Opera Tampa season, featuring the voices of the Opera Tampa Apprentices. Tickets $15, center members $13, $10 students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarpon arts.org.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host "People's Law School," a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 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 www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double-deck pinochle 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.

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. to 2 p.m. every Thursday through April 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. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main St. in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Briefs: Events, performances upcoming in northern Pinellas County 03/30/09 [Last modified: Monday, March 30, 2009 11:06pm]

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