Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Dunedin antiques mall Knot on Main Street set to reopen

DUNEDIN

Tested by June fire, Antiques mall to reopen

Knot on Main Street, the Dunedin antiques mall damaged in a June fire, will host a grand reopening celebration for its newly renovated north side Saturday and Sunday. The 7,000-square-foot space will house 55 old and new vendors of antiques, collectibles and gifts. They will join about 35 vendors working out of the south side, which reopened in November. The mall, at 2424-2428 Bayshore Blvd., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn boating skill, safety techniques

If you are a boater, or plan to be one, do you know what to do if there is an emergency on the water? "Boating Skills & Seamanship," a course offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Dunedin Flotilla, is designed for both experienced and novice boaters and is more in-depth than the "About Boating Safely" class. Some of the topics presented will be Boating Emergencies, Know Your Boat, Getting Under Way, Navigating the Waterways, Operating Your Boat Safely, Legal Requirements, Weather, Lines & Knots, and Radio Communications. The class will be taught in six sessions on March 26 and 28, and April 2, 4, 7 and 9. Class times are 7-9 p.m. on week nights and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Saturday sessions. Register by March 21 to receive course materials prior to the class. The fee is $50, with a $5 discount each for two or more signing up at the same time. Florida Boater Safety Certification Cards are given to individuals who successfully complete the course. All classes are held at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Classroom at Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St., on the second floor. For more information, call Larry O'Brien at (727) 736-1191 or email [email protected]

TARPON SPRINGS

Meet birthday book author

Meet Jeanne Hansen, author of "Wow! An Upside Down Cake Birthday Party," and enjoy a special bunny birthday party story time, bunny craft and light refreshments at 3 p.m. March 27 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Copies of the book will also be available for sale and signing. All ages are welcome and admission is free. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, call (727) 943-4922 or email [email protected]

SAFETY HARBOR

Library to host AARP Tax Aide

The Safety Harbor Public Library will host an AARP Tax Aide in its meeting room on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 12. AARP requests that you bring last year's tax return, if available, as well as your Social Security card. The library is at 101 Second St. N. Enter the meeting room from the parking lot on the south side of the building.

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