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Adults and seniors will compete in an American Idol-style competition, part of the Largo HeART of Pinellas Festival, 1-3 p.m. at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Call (727) 518-3131 or visit playlargo.com.

Today

Classic comedy: Bye Bye Birdie will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today, Thursday, and Friday at Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St. Tickets available at the door; $10 general admission, $7 children 12 and younger.

Veterans and Friends luncheon: Veterans and Friends will host a luncheon at 3:30 p.m. at Country Boy Restaurant, 1353 Main St., Dunedin. Order from menu, $5-$13. Call (727) 733-4736 or (727) 772-8301.

Get medieval: Marcaster (The Sea Fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details call (727) 393-2679.

Noon tunes: Bring lunch and enjoy a free concert by local musicians 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday throughout March at Pioneer Park, corner of Douglas Avenue and Main Street, Dunedin. For concert information call David White at (727) 812-4545.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 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 Ave. garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

Fashion fundraiser: The GFWC Clearwater Community Woman's Club will host its 38th annual Daisy Luncheon and Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. General admission $40. Proceeds fund yearly grant awards to local nonprofit groups. Call (727) 791-9439 or visit clearwatercwc.org.

Vegas-style show: American Legion Post 7 will host a 1970s-inspired show with Elvis impersonator Steve Roberti and live music by The Steamroller Blues Band at 6 and 9 p.m. Thursday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Tickets $15 and available at Post 7 Canteen. Call (727) 422-2449.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April 2009 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.

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.

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.

Friday

Oldsmar Days: The 48th annual Oldsmar Days will be 5-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, and noon-7 p.m. Sunday along the waterfront of R.E. Olds Park, Oldsmar. Events include auto shows, carnival rides, food vendors, arts and crafts, and a parade scheduled for 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Oldsmar. Call (813) 855-4233 or visit utbchamber.com.

4th Friday: The public is invited to 4th Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. along the 400, 500 and 600 block of Cleveland St., Clearwater. Event includes food vendors, NCAA March Madness on big screen TV, live music, and Todd Rundgren in concert at the Capitol Theater. Visit 4thfridayclearwater.com.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays until the end of April 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.-1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

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

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. 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.

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. Call (727) 442-5293.

Calendar of events for Clearwater 03/24/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:28pm]
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