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Clearwater Audubon Society celebrates 50th anniversary Jan. 30 at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

CLEARWATER

Raise a glass at Audubon Society event

The Clearwater Audubon Society will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. The evening will include a wine and cheese social hour, a catered buffet dinner, a dolphin show and several other activities. Advance tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple if purchased before Wednesday; the cost to attend is $40 per person or $70 per couple at the door. Call Jane Williams at (727) 447-7394 or e-mail jwilli56@tampabay.rr.com.

How to help prom dreams come true

The Clearwater Public Library is seeking donations of formal gowns for a program in the spring. The program aims to provide girls in need with new or gently used dresses for their prom. Collection will begin Monday and end March 15. Consider donating the following items: prom gowns formal gowns and party dresses in all sizes, colors and styles; wraps and shawls; dress shoes; purses; formal jewelry and unopened packages of hosiery. Donations can be made at any library branch during operating hours. For more information, call (727) 562-4970.

Dunedin

Meeting Thursday about city election

The Election Review Committee will have a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Dunedin City Hall, 542 Main St. The discussion will center around moving the city's March election to November. For information, call (727) 298-3035.

Palm Harbor

Group offers help for your landscape

Plan C Initiative, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities and governments develop ecological landscapes, will be offering lectures to the public on ecological landscaping concepts. No reservations are required; however, a $5 donation is suggested ($1 for children). Join the group for lectures on the following dates and topics at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.:

• 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20: Why Go Native?

• 2 p.m. Feb. 13: Edible Yards

• 2 p.m. March 20: Who Lives in Your Yard? (kid-friendly)

For information, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Correction

The Clearwater Historical Society needs a 10- to 16-foot enclosed trailer to house its fish fry equipment. An item in Thursday's paper gave an incorrect description of the trailer.

Clearwater Audubon Society celebrates 50th anniversary Jan. 30 at Clearwater Marine Aquarium 01/07/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 7, 2010 8:59pm]
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