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Calendar of events for Pinellas County

Today

The Bayou Boys band will perform a free concert of country/Americana music at 7 p.m. at Sunset Beach, which is at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Bring seating. Concessions available. Call (727) 942-5628.

Today

Artistic evening: Enjoy a complimentary evening of art, wine and hors d'oeuvres and view a special exhibition of artwork by the artists of Harborside Studios 5:30-8 p.m. at Syd Entel Galleries, 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. Art will be available for purchase. Call (727) 442-0521 or e-mail ellen@pope.net.

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. The two-story, Cracker-style wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676 or (727) 399-1412.

Chess games: Join enthusiasts Jim Martin and Jack Thompson 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. All skill levels invited. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

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.

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 Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $1 nonresidents w/Largo rec card; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3131.

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Sketch group: Sketching from a live model is offered 6-8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee $2 with recreation ID card, $3 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Wear your Legion shirt and get a second beverage free. Call (727) 442-5293.

Square dancing: Dance to professional caller Allen Snell 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee is $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

Beginner guitar: Kids can learn to play guitar or advance their skills at 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. $12 per lesson. Guitar and three-ring notebook required. Call (727) 736-1494.

Friday

Teen murder mystery night: During the free event "Rock and Roll Over Dead," teens age 13-18 solve the case and put the criminal behind bars. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Refreshments provided. Registration required in person, by phone at (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006 or online at palmharborlibrary.org/events.

Bravery and sacrifice: The Dunedin Parks and Recreation Department presents a National Purple Heart Recognition Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. at Purple Heart Park, 300 Main St., Dunedin. Call (727) 812-4531.

Free movie: The film I Am Legend, starring Will Smith, will be shown at 2 p.m. as part of the summer movie series at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. Free admission. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

Fish or chicken? Enjoy a baked fish fillet or chicken cordon bleu dinner with all the fixings 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. $8 per person. Call Mike Mills at (727) 797-4672.

Saturday

Back to school/wellness event: Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. for the North Greenwood back to school and wellness event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the North Greenwood Recreation and Aquatic Center, 900 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. The event will provide free backpacks, entertainment, lunches, school supplies and wellness exams. Call (727) 447-4461.

Island luau block party: Experience an island luau complete with a pig roast, Tahitian dancers, limbo and dance contests, live music by the De Lei'ed Parrots and more 3-10 p.m. along Athens Street at the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs. Free admission. Call (727) 361-8262 or visit spongedocks.net.

Free film: The movie Coraline, starring Dakota Fanning, will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Summer Saturday Green Market: Open 7:30 a.m.-noon the second Saturday of every month through October in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Features produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Free ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team performs 6 p.m. every Saturday on Tower Lake off Douglas Road in Oldsmar. Concessions available or bring your own picnic. For directions and team information visit www.tampawaterski.com.

Guided hikes: Experience the natural beauty of Florida with free guided hikes through Brooker Creek Preserve's Education Center Trail, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Hikes are 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Advance registration is required. Call (727) 453-6800.

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad will be featured. Cost is $7.50. Music provided by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.

Weekend music: Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7 presents entertainment by "Carlo" at 12:30 p.m. and Bobby Palermo at 7 p.m. Saturday; and a Singles Dance with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. Sunday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Calendar of events for Pinellas County 08/05/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:50pm]
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