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Clearwater Jazz Holiday: Share your memories of Tony Bennett


Share your memories of Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett will headline the opening night of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday on Oct. 16. At 82, the jazz and popular music legend has performed around the world for decades. Perhaps you have a favorite memory about him whether you've seen him in concert or not. If so, we'd like to hear about it as we get ready to preview his appearance. Please send your Tony Bennett memories by noon Tuesday via e-mail to north or by mail to 710 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756. Or you can drop it off at the Times' office at the Court Street address.

Volunteers needed for Jazz Holiday

Organizers of the 29th annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday are looking for volunteers to help with every aspect of the four-day, free music event slated for Oct. 16-19. Jobs include selling merchandise, pouring beer and wine, distributing soft drinks and water and checking IDs. If you have carpentry, electrical, plumbing, or handyman skills, your help is requested in the site services building along with tearing down the event infrastructure. Sign up online at and click on Volunteers; or call the Jazz Holiday office at (727) 461-5200 and ask for a registration form.

Register now for puppet workshop

Registration closes today for a free puppet workshop led by Emily Harris, a professional costumer and fiber artist affiliated with the Ruth Eckerd Hall Theatre Company. The workshop will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Sunday at the Pinellas County Jewish Day School, 1775 S Highland Ave. in Clearwater. Harris and Jewish Day School art teacher Mindy Solomon will prepare an array of materials to create the puppets. The theme for the workshop is "Spoon Puppets from Around the World." For information, call (727) 588-0100.


Women are focus of symposium

Women's Symposium 2008, presented by Women in Networking, Pinellas, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday at HCA Patient Account Services, 31975 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. The event will include classes on parenting, finances, career-related subjects and blogging. The cost is $10. Proceeds will benefit Healthy Start of Pinellas County and the American Cancer Society. For registration, go to For information, call (727) 773-9830.

In Sports

PHU's Tyler Reed will be facing serious competition at this weekend's Florida Swimming Pool Association invitational in Orlando, 7C.

Pinellas deaths

Buria, Robert Jr.

Chandler, Dell M.

Dixon, Para Lee

Drew, Emma

Harberson, Betty Doris

Hiller, Richard Allen "Rick"

Kugler, Adele

Markley, Delbert Orrin

Petrucci, Thomas R.

Roberts, Richard Leo

Stuart, Allefair E.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: Share your memories of Tony Bennett 10/08/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 8:46pm]
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