Dinner will be fundraiser for honor guard
A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the Palm Harbor Fire Rescue honor guard team will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3 at Elks Club Lodge 1719, 237 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. The funds will be used to send the honor guard to participate in the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service in Emmitsburg, Md., in October. The meal includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, iced tea and dessert. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door and can be purchased at the Elks Club Lodge or at Palm Harbor Fire Rescue Station 65 at 250 West Lake Road.
High school marks 50th anniversary
As more than 100,000 Pinellas County students head back to classes Monday, superintendent Julie Janssen will help Dunedin High kick off its 50th anniversary celebration. Dunedin opened its doors in September 1961. The school will celebrate throughout the 2011-12 school year with events including parades, class reunions and open houses. On Monday, Janssen will be joined at the 6:30 a.m. kickoff by School Board members Peggy O'Shea and Robin Wikle and Dunedin Mayor Dave Eggers. For details, contact Dunedin High at (727) 469-4100.
Housing officials will meet Tuesday
The Board of Commissioners of the Dunedin Housing Authority will hold its regular meeting at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dunedin City Hall, 542 Main St. It's open to the public. Call (727) 323-3171.
Enjoy music, food at reggae festival
The Safety Harbor Reggae Festival will feature live music throughout the day today, with performances by Rev Tribe, Noah Broe and the Groove Co., Frilot and the Franchise, and Shoeless Soul. The event is free, but donations will be collected. The event is a fundraiser for the Safety Harbor Museum. A Jamaican buffet with food donated by local restaurants will be available for $10. The event will be from 2 to 8 p.m. at Safety Harbor Musicians Co-Op, 737 Main St. For details, call (727) 742-8333.
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Edison and Ford exhibit is here
The Edison and Ford exhibit runs through September at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. It presents a comparative look at "old Florida" in the time of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford (1885-1940s) and the contemporary Florida landscape. Discover the wild places these two families explored during their time in southwest Florida and see modern-day comparisons.Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and county holidays Donations are welcome. For information, go to pinellascounty.org/heritage or call (727) 582-2123.