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Events, lectures and other things to do in Clearwater

Today

Frog Hop: Learn to identify frogs that live in the wetlands from their songs from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. The talk is free and best for ages 10 and older. To register, call (727) 453-6800.

Magic for kids: The comedy and magic show for children "Magic With Erick Olson," will begin at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. For more information, call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Today

Online with Pinellas County Extension experts: Join a 30-minute Webinar session from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. and learn simple ways "going green," which can help save money and benefit the environment, economy and society. To register, call (727) 582-2100 or visit pinellascounty extension.org and click on the "Online Class Registration" button.

One-man band: Robert Keyth plays seven instruments and performs as "The One Man Band" at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. The post accepts old flags and cell phones for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Get medieval: Marcaster (The sea fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details call (727) 393-2679.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card; $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155.

Thursday

Pilates and Pinot: Strengthen your core and follow it up with a wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Bring a mat or towel and water. Call (727) 518-3125.

"Expresso Yourself": Teen Coffee House hosts an open mike night with storytelling, poetry reading at 7 p.m. at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive. Coffees and teas will be served. Call (813) 749-1178.

Learn about bees: Children 3 to 5 years old will be introduced to the natural world at the program "Bzzz, Bzzz: Mosquitoes in Your Backyard," by Nancy Loewen from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Registration required by calling (727) 453-6800.

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Going batty: Kids can explore the world of bats at a program entitled "All About Bats," at 3 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

The Decades Series: Salvador Dali Museum's curator of Education Peter Tush will present a multimedia look at "Surrealism in the 1930s," 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. $5, members; $8, nonmembers; free for students. Call (727) 712-5762.

Noon bingo: Game starts at 12 p.m. every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Wear your Legion shirt and get a second beverage free. Call (727) 442-5293.

Friday

Puppet show: Enjoy "Showtime with the Dascaloja Puppeteers" as they perform songs, folktales and puppet shows at 10 a.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call David at (727) 942-9540.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Musical evening: VFW Post 2473 will feature entertainment by the "Doo Wops" from 6 to 10 p.m. at 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Proceeds help support troops and veterans. Call (727) 447-0922.

Beat the heat: The Aquatics Division of Largo's Recreation, Parks, and Arts Department invites the public to attend "Flick n Float" family movie night on July 10, 17, 24 and 31 at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. The pool opens at 7:30 p.m. and movies begin at dusk. Lifeguards are on duty. Only Coast Guard approved flotation devices will be allowed in the pool and can be provided at no charge. Free hot dogs. Concessions also available for purchase. For details call (727) 518-3128 or visit LargoPools.com.

Comedy performer: Musical comedienne and storyteller Suzanne Ruley will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $15; $13 members and students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Events, lectures and other things to do in Clearwater 06/23/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 9:20pm]
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