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Clearwater Out and About: Scrapbookers workshop from 10 a.m. to noon today

Today

The Palm Harbor Library will hold a scrapbookers workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring your supplies and projects to share. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Business smarts: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host the seminar "Ten Steps to Starting Your Own Business" 7-9 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Registration requested; material provided. Call (727) 943-4922.

Free artist critique: Studio 1212 invites all artists to bring in an unframed, unfinished painting for a free critique at 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566 or visit studio1212.org.

St. Patrick's Day performance: Hear the Dunedin Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Elvis impersonator Steve Roberti will sing Presley's hits with the band. Free, but donations accepted. Call (727) 812-4533.

Writers group: The Palm Harbor Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Share your creative writings with others. Call (727) 786-3133.

An Irish jig or two: Michael Londra of Riverdance fame will perform authentic Irish singing and dancing to a Celtic band at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP, $35, $27 seniors. A sit-down meal is available before each show at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Meal tickets are an additional $10. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.

Information on herbs: The Florida Herb Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 405 Seminole St., Clearwater, with speaker Rita Taylor of Briarwood Farms. She will demonstrate the use of herbs in cooking. Refreshments and herbal swaps 6:30-7 p.m. Visitors welcome. Call (727) 365-8574.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6-10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698.

Author talk: The East Lake Community Library's Author's Showcase presents Kathy Carmichael at 6:30 p.m. The award-winning author of comedic and historical novels published Hot Flash in February 2009. She will talk about her writing and give a workshop on how to get your book in front of an agent or editor. It will be at the library at 4125 East Lake Road. For information, call (727) 773-2665.

Wednesday

Meet the author: Popular teen fiction author, Ellen Hopkins (Crank, Burned, Glass, Impulse and Identical), will hold a discussion and signing at 7 p.m. inside the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970.

Community theater: The musical mystery Something's Afoot will be performed at 8 p.m. through Sunday. Showtimes will be 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees Saturdays and Sundays at the Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. For tickets, call (727) 446-1360.

Thursday

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution are available to assist the public with genealogy research 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Clearwater Out and About: Scrapbookers workshop from 10 a.m. to noon today 03/16/09 [Last modified: Monday, March 16, 2009 6:31pm]
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