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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, at 2 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. The program includes a Q&A and live rabbits. Call (727) 943-4922.

Celebrating rock 'n' roll: The musical group Sha Na Na will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. 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 today, 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 and Recreation Department's summer camp open house 4-8 p.m. 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. today 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.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features 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. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open at 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. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street, between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues, and 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.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main St. in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Friday

Exhibit opening: The Art of Pastel, a juried show with multiple exhibitors, opens with a reception 7-9 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5605.

Free movie: See the film Brigadoon, starring Gene Kelly, at dusk in Pioneer Park, corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Call (727) 298-3201.

Fish fry: American Legion Post 7 hosts a fish fry 5-8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. every Friday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11. Call (727) 584-2038.

Afternoon bingo: Early-bird bingo begins at 12:15 p.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays until the end of May in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, and featuring produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call David at (727) 942-9540.

Calendar of events for Clearwater for April 1-3 03/31/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 5:56pm]
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