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Briefs: Events, performances upcoming in northern Pinellas County

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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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