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Events calendar for Largo, North Pinellas

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

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Bacon wrapped scallops are one of the offerings from the Thirsty Marlin in Palm Harbor, which is participating in the Safety Harbor Seafood Festival.

8 TOday

Seafood festival: The Safety Harbor Seafood Festival, featuring continuous live entertainment, seafood specialties, arts and crafts, kite-making lessons and more, will be noon-6 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Marina, 131 Bayshore Blvd. Free admission and parking. Call (727) 724-1572 or visit cityofsafetyharbor.com.

8 TOday

Squeaky fun: Kids of all ages are invited to watch balloon artist Mark Byrne and the Tampa Bay Balloon Jammers demonstrate their craft 1:30-4 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Call (727) 298-3322 or visit dfac.org.

Weekend music: Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7 presents a singles dance with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passings running through beautifully landscaped Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Antique show: The 22nd annual Spring Indoor/Outdoor Antique Show will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Antique Alley, 580 N Indian Rocks Road, Belleair Bluffs. 50 dealers; free admission and parking. Rain date March 15. Call (727) 581-6585.

Jazz in the Stacks: The Clam Bayou Jazz Band will perform at 3 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Refreshments will be served. Free admission. Call (727) 784-3332 or (727) 784-8908.

Art opening: "Recycled and Reborn," an exhibition of artwork using recycled materials, will be 2-5 p.m. at Artists' Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free. Exhibition runs through March 28. Call (727) 446-1708. 9 MONday

Caladesi Island history: Terry Fortner will tell the story of her grandmother, Myrtle Betz, who grew up on Caladesi Island at the turn of the century and at age 87 penned the book Yesteryear I Lived in Paradise, at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970.

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 www.suncoastchorus.com.

10 TUESday

Lunch with style: The Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus St. Luke's Council 12196 will host its annual fashion show and luncheon at noon at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 2757 Alderman Road, Palm Harbor. Tickets $12. Call (727) 787-4832 or (727) 787-5256.

College fair: Teens and parents can learn about academic programs, financial assistance, scholarships and student life from more than 60 school nationwide at a college fair 6:30-8:30 p.m. at East Lake High, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 935-4880.

Gold trade-in: Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a "Gold Exchange" event 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the hospital's cafeteria, 1395 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. Bring in old, broken or unwanted yellow or white gold jewelry for payment. Call (727) 942-5072.

Fashion fundraiser: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 7 will host a fashion show and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. $10 donation. Call (727) 442-5293.

A taste of Israel: Chabad of Pinellas County will host a community Purim party offering a virtual tour of Israel with native food, music, dancing at 5 p.m. at 3696 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. $20 adults, $10 children. Call (727) 789-0408 or visit YICHABAD.com.

Events calendar for Largo, North Pinellas 03/07/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 7, 2009 3:30am]
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