Concert band has worldwide flair
Music from towns around the world was gathered for this year's holiday performance of the Dunedin Concert Band. Diversions, Page 4
police seek man who robbed pharmacy
Police are seeking the public's help tracking down a man who stole prescription medications from a pharmacy on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard early Sunday morning. About 12:31 a.m. Sunday, a man walked into a CVS store at 2200 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., on the northeast corner of the intersection of Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher Road, Clearwater police said. Implying that he had a gun under his shirt, the man chased the pharmacist away and stole an unknown quantity of medications, police said. He then drove off in a silver four-door sedan. Police said the suspect is a white man in his 30s, balding and with brown hair, about 5-feet 10-inches tall. He was wearing black shorts with a green stripe and a gray tee shirt over a white thermal undershirt, police said. Anyone with information about the incident can call the Clearwater Police Department tip line at (727) 562-4422. To view video of the incident, go to video.tampabay.com.
Holiday Parade returns Saturday
Safety Harbor's 95th annual Holiday Parade will have floats, classic cars, Shriners and Santa Claus. It will start at 1 p.m. Saturday on Main Street.
Museum presents Holiday Traditions
Heritage Village's Holiday Traditions event is continuing at Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum through Dec. 30. Historical houses will be decorated true to their time period, locality and lifestyle, from an elaborately decorated Victorian home to a simply adorned 1852 log cabin. Heritage Village is closed Mondays and Tuesdays including Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, but is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information on Heritage Village, visit pinellascounty.org/heritage or call (727) 582-2123. It is located at 11909 125th St. N in Largo.
Public invited to concert
A holiday concert, "Sing Joy!" will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Belleair Town Hall auditorium, 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. The public is invited.