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Civil War re-enactors Lew Zerfas, Dan Postman and Steven Sheets of the USS Ottawa represented the Union Navy at the 19th annual Heritage Village Skirmish.

Pinellas County Department of Public Affairs

Civil War re-enactors Lew Zerfas, Dan Postman and Steven Sheets of the USS Ottawa represented the Union Navy at the 19th annual Heritage Village Skirmish.

Today

Classic comedy:day and Sunday and May 21-24 at 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Show times 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $20. Call (727) 446-1360.

Celebrating mom: Artist Susanne Nielsen's work, "Mothers, Myths and Memories; An Exhibition to See, Hear and Experience," will be on display throughout the month of May at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Guests are encouraged to submit memories of their mothers and other significant women in their lives. Call (727) 587-6715.

Outdoor fun:at Pop Stansell Park, 797 Florida Ave. with live music, food and fun for all ages. Call (727) 771-6000.

Viva Verde:at Murray Studio Theater, Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 578-1657.

Adopt a dog: at PetSmart, 2625 Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, Clearwater. Call (813) 971-4732 or visit great-greyhound.org.

Brave enough?:from at 2330 Nebraska Ave. Teens ages 13-18 can participate in different rounds of exciting challenges. Prizes will be awarded. Registration required. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006; or sign up online at palmharborlibrary.org/events.

Stamp and coin expo:day and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. Free admission. Call (727) 364-6897 or e-mail [email protected]

Flower painting:at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 733-2665.

Health fair: at Cypress Woods Elementary School, 4900 Cypress Boulevard, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 787-8098.

Language club to meet: The World Circle Language Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 787‑3344.

Precision swimming: Suncoast WaterWorks Synchronized Swimming Team presents the show "Peace, Love, Synchro," at 7 p.m. at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. $7 adults, $5 children/students/seniors. Call (727) 644-6979 or (727) 518-3128.

Hurricane prep: Get the latest up-to-date information from professionals on the approaching hurricane season at the Pinellas County Hurricane Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 120 Central Park Drive. Free admission. Call (727) 825-0018.

Sunday

Cultural event: The Sister City Committee of Tarpon Springs presents "A Taste of the Islands" at 4 p.m. at the Kalymnian House, 42 W Morgan St., Tarpon Springs. The fundraising dinner will feature foods from the Greek islands of Symi, Halki, Kalymnos and Cyprus. Suggested donation $10. Call (727) 432-3468.

Dinner and auction: An Italian Bistro dinner and silent auction to honor the Palm Harbor fire department will be 4-6 p.m. at Stratford Court of Palm Harbor, 45 Catherine Boulevard. Cost is $9 per person. To RSVP call (727) 787-1500.

Meet the artists: Studio 1212 Art Gallery will host the opening reception for "Another Day In Paradise," an exhibit of original art, pottery and jewelry, 1-4 p.m. at 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 446-4566.

Library events online: The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative calendar of events is now available online. Search member library locations for favorite programs at www.pplc.us/calendar.asp.

Art reception: Gulf Coast Artists' Alliance Inc. will host an opening reception and open studio event for its Spring Art Competition, an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography by local artists, 1-4 p.m. at 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Live entertainment and refreshments. Free admission. Call (727) 446-1708.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Monday

Luncheon meeting: Cheryl Schroeder, executive director of West Central Florida Federation of Labor, will discuss the "Employee Free Choice Act" at the luncheon meeting of the Democratic Women's Club of Upper Pinellas, 11 a.m. at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 Missouri Ave., Largo. Call (727) 581-4630.

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 www.crystalaires.com.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Today

at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Event includes military drills, vintage baseball, blacksmithing, children's activities and more. For information, call (727) 582-2123 or visit pinellascounty.org/heritage.

Bringing history to life 05/15/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 15, 2009 6:19pm]
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