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Celebrate Palm Harbor's citrus heritage at festival

Palm Harbor

Celebrate city's heritage during citrus festival

The Palm Harbor Citrus Festival will be held April 23 to 26 at Historic Downtown Palm Harbor, between Florida and Georgia avenues. Designed to celebrate Palm Harbor's heritage in the citrus industry, the event will include a carnival, a baking contest (using citrus), the first Miss Palm Harbor Citrus Festival Queen competition, a horseshoe tournament and grapefruit bowling. To see the musical lineup and a complete list of festivities, visit www.palm harborcitrusfestival.com.

Clearwater

Enjoy a marine-style Easter event

Clearwater Marine Aquarium will hold an Easter Egg hunt and Easter-themed dolphin show beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The event will include age-appropriate egg hunts, pictures with Winter the Walking Mascot ($10), a river otter Easter egg hunt, a sea turtle presentation and an Easter-themed dolphin presentation. Prizes, including bikes, aquarium tickets and photos with the dolphins, will be given away throughout the morning. Admission will be free from 9 to 10 a.m.; after 10 a.m., cost is $11 for adults; $7.50 for kids (ages 3-12). For information, www.seewinter.com.

Help with cover letters, resumes

As part of the series, Hired! Putting Your Best Face Forward, the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., will present "Great Cover Letters and Awesome Resumes.'' The event, free and open to the public, will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Call (727) 562-4970.

Tarpon Springs

Sign up to learn boating safety

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold an eight-hour American Boating Safety Course beginning at 9 a.m. April 25 at the old Pappas Restaurant at the Sponge Docks, 18 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Classes start at 9 a.m. The cost is $40. Register by calling (727) 938-8568.

Countywide

Have a say on the handling feral cats

The public is invited to a forum on feral cats from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pinellas County Extension Building, 12520 Ulmerton Road. It is designed to give the public an opportunity to share comments and recommendations on reducing the feral cat population. Speakers, limited to three minutes, will be asked to give their name, disclose if they are a representative of an organization and if they live in Pinellas County. For information, e-mail Barbara@Humane societyofPinellas.org.

Celebrate Palm Harbor's citrus heritage at festival 04/08/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 10:41pm]
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