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Clearwater's "Go For Baroque" Festival to feature Bach, Palestrina

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baroque festival to feature Bach and Palestrina

The featured concert of this year's "Go For Baroque" Festival will be the music of Bach and Palestrina performed by the Clearwater Bach Choir, soloists and a chamber orchestra at 3 p.m. today at Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Suggested donation is $5. Call (727) 446-3001, (727) 461-1818 or visit peacememorial.org.

Program honors female achievers

Registration is required by Monday for the American Association of University Women's "Outstanding American Women of the Past'' program March 21 at the Clearwater Branch. In recognition of Women's History Month, the program will feature four members of the group portraying Sandra Day O'Connor, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sally Ride and Florence Seibert. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Kally-Ks Restaurant, 1600 Main St., Dunedin. Call Marie Sciarretta, (727) 736-0609.

Workshops stress safe boating

The Clearwater Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary has two upcoming programs open to the public. A workshop on boating safety will be held at the Clearwater Sailing Center, 1001 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key. The two-day program will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 21 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 22. Cost for materials: $30. The organization will offer free vessel safety checks from 9 a.m. to noon March 28. Boaters can find out what's required as well as what is recommended to enhance safe boating. Inspections will take place at the Seminole Boat Ramp, 198 Seminole St., Clearwater. Call (727) 469-8895.

Countywide

2 chances to chime in on general fund

Facing an $85 million reduction in its general fund, the Pinellas County Board of Commissioners will hold two community meetings designed to provide information to the public and gather residents' feedback. The programs will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 23 at Osceola High School, 9751 98th St. N, Seminole, and March 26, at Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 464-3000 or visitpinellascounty.org/budget.

Tarpon Springs

Retired executives offer seminar

The Pinellas County Chapter of Service Corps of Retired Executives will host a seminar on the Ten Steps to Starting a Small Business. It will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday inside the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

largo

'Trashy Fashion' seeks designers

Designers are sought for the city of Largo's "Trashy Fashion Show 2009 — The Sequel" scheduled for April 22 at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Participants are encouraged to create wearable fashions made from at least 75 percent recyclable or reused material that would otherwise be thrown away or recycled. Vintage clothing is not allowed. Deadline for entries is Friday. A paper-free application is available online at Largorecycles.com or call (727) 586-7424.

Clearwater's "Go For Baroque" Festival to feature Bach, Palestrina 03/14/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 14, 2009 12:44pm]
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