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Clearwater Out & About Calendar

Today

Nature's finery: Enjoy Florida's natural beauty at the Florida Botanical Gardens at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Stroll through hundreds of blooming flowers and plants and native and nonnative ornamentals. Free and open to the public daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (727) 582-2581 or visit, flbg.org.

Today

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Exhibit's last day: A closing reception for the special show, SPC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, will begin at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lobby of the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Light refreshments will be served. Call (727) 712-5762.

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details call Pat McGehee at (727) 779-3704.

55 Alive: Mature driving classes for drivers over 50 are taught by trained volunteers in two four-hour sessions. Graduates may be eligible for auto insurance discounts for the following three years. Cost is $10. For details call toll-free 888-227-7669.

Monday

Chorale seeks voices: The International Chorale of Dunedin needs tenors and basses. The group meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Emmanuel Community Church, 1150 County Road 1, Palm Harbor. For information contact Bev Peck at bevpeck@tampabay.rr.com.

Women's boot camp: Gain more confidence, self-esteem and empowerment at this women's only class that meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. $5 per class. Space is limited. Call (727) 736-1494.

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 suncoastchorus.com.

Ballroom dance lessons: Learn to ballroom dance 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee is $9 with recreation ID, $13 without. Call (737) 298-3299.

Tuesday

Interested in stamps?: The Clearwater Stamp Club will meet 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Discussed will be the stamps of the Marshall Islands, with emphasis on World War II stamps. Call Bob at (727) 599-1745.

Job search help: "Hired! Putting Your Best Face Forward," a series of three one-hour business programs, will begin with "Great Cover Letters and Awesome Resumes" at 6 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Susan Somers, staffing consultant for Express Employment Professionals, will present the program. No registration required. For details call (727) 562-4970.

Shell club to meet: The public is invited to a meeting of the Suncoast Conchologists at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Club members will share highlights of the recent Conchologists of America convention on Clearwater Beach. Call (727) 531-0897 or (727) 595-3575.

Writers welcome: The Palm Harbor Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. All interested writers are welcome. Call (727) 771-6000.

Free movie: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department will show the R-rated movie Gran Torino at 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Have brunch: Enjoy a meal of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, juice and fresh coffee 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Cost is $3 with recreation ID card; $4 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Tuesday bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. 22 games. Lunch available 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (727) 733-8153.

Tai chi: An instructor from the Taoist Tai Chi Society will teach classes 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee is $3 with a recreation ID card; $4 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Clearwater Out & About Calendar 08/29/09 [Last modified: Saturday, August 29, 2009 11:51am]
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