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Catch the Clearwater Coin Club's annual show

Today

The Clearwater Coin Club's annual coin show continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater, with more than 150 dealers, daily free gold coin giveaway and hourly door prizes. Free admission. Call (727) 688-9871.

Today

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are about 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passings running through beautifully landscaped Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Dog adoptions: Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay will hold a meet and greet with greyhounds and their adoptive parents from noon-3 p.m. at PetSmart, 2625 Gulf-To-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (813) 971-4732 or visit great-greyhound.org.

Sunday

A new exhibition: "Triptychs by the Plein Air Cottage Artists of Indian Rocks Beach" will be displayed through Aug. 30 in the Focus Gallery of the Leepa Ratt­ner Museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Sunday admission is free, and docent tours are offered at 1 and 2 p.m. Call (727) 712-5762.

Tea dance: The Salute to Clearwater Tea Dance, sponsored by the Francis Wilson Playhouse to celebrate its diamond anniversary, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. at Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free. Dance music of all styles provided by the Clearwater Country Club deejay. Call (727) 446-1360.

Dog wash: A dog wash to raise funds for the Dunedin Dog Rescue will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., and include dog merchandise, massages and adoptions. Nail trims and ear cleanings also available. Visit dunedindogs.com.

Meet the artists: A reception for the Pastel Society of Tampa Bay's new show, "The Florida Environment in Pastels," will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Refreshments will be served. Show closes Aug. 30. Call (727) 453-6800.

Casting call: Auditions for Leading Ladies, an ensemble farce, will start at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Bring head shot and resume, if available. Cold readings; character descriptions and audition pages will be available. For information, call (727) 446-1360 or e-mail auditions@Francis WilsonPlayhouse.org.

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and nonsmoking rooms. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details, call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.

Scottish dance: Enjoy Scottish country dancing, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of each month through August, at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. Beginners welcome; no partner necessary. Call (727) 787-3805 or (727) 947-4668.

Monday

Snakes, turtles, lizards and more: Learn all about reptiles at the program "Reptile Discovery," at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding 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: The 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 our Web site at www.crystalaires.com.

Get fit: Strong For Life Fitness (senior exercise for 50-plus), a Faith In Action of Upper Pinellas Program, offers gentle exercises with bands that stretch and strengthen the body to fight muscle loss and sarcopenia at noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Class is led by videotape, equipment included. Free with rec card. Call (813) 749-1155.

Catch the Clearwater Coin Club's annual show 07/03/09 [Last modified: Friday, July 3, 2009 4:58pm]

    

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