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Check out fresh markets, Natalie Cole and more in North Pinellas

Today

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at the North Pinellas Historical Museum, 2043 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. The market focuses on locally grown or harvested fresh products including fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices, plants, baked goods and more. Call (727) 787-4700 or (727) 724-3054.

Today

Dance video: The Pinellas Opera League presents a ballet version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol performed by the Northern Ballet Theater of England at 1:30 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 712-5762.

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a beautiful, 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Drive. It has picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the area completely accessible to disabled users. Open 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

Step back in time: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N., Largo, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, gives tours of vintage architecture and classes in the arts of bygone days. Closed Mondays. For details call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.pinellascounty.org.

Sister's Christmas Catechism: The irrepressible "Sister" teaches class to a roomful of "students" (the audience) with a holiday theme at 2 p.m. today at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP, $30 advance, $35 day of show, $27 senior (60+), $25 Student (19 and younger). Call (727)587-6793.

Monday

Natalie Cole in concert: Grammy award-winner Natalie Cole will perform her Holiday and Hits show at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $83, $50 and $42 and available at Ruth Eckerd Hall box office, by calling (727) 791-7400 or visiting rutheckerdhall.com.

Bilingual reading group: Read to Me is a new group for mothers with children from birth to preschool age meeting at 10 a.m. every Monday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Moms can practice their English or Spanish and instill a love of reading in their children. Call Britney Hord at (727) 587-6715 or e-mail bhord@largo.com.

DAR to meet: Caladesi Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 12:30 p.m. in Friendship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 421 Main St., Dunedin. Featured will be the program Christmas at the White House and members will host a mini-bake sale. For membership information call (727) 733-5383.

Hadassah meeting: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah will have its general meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Judith Tankel will discuss the 100th birthday of Young Judaea, the Zionist youth movement of Hadassah. Donations for Mitzvah Day will be collected. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee and cake will be served. Call (727) 787-0555.

Design holiday cards: The whole family can make holiday cards at 2:30 p.m. at North Greenwood Library, 905 N Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Materials will be provided. Call (727) 562-4970.

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership 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.

Singing is life: The Palm Harbor Crystal-Aires Men's Barbershop Four-part Harmony Chorus invites male singers. The chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. every Monday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit crystalaires.com.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Stamp club to meet: The Worldwide Stamp Club will have its monthly meeting and auction 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, Meeting Room B, 2251 Drew St. Call Richard at (727) 744-1454.

Painting with coffee: Children in Grades 4 through 12 can create paintings using brewed espresso coffee at the "Espresso Yourself" coffee art program at 3 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970.

Check out fresh markets, Natalie Cole and more in North Pinellas 12/19/09 [Last modified: Saturday, December 19, 2009 1:50pm]
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