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Farmer's market, bingo and more today in North Pinellas

Today

Trained, certified volunteers
will teach a four-week introductory class in tai chi to seniors of all physical abilities 10:30-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday through March at 1223 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call the Taoist Tai Chi Society at (727) 562-2878.

Fiction into film: Enjoy a weekly book discussion and a movie with free popcorn at 2:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs library, 138 E Lemon St. This week's movie is The Swimmer, based on a John Cheever story. Call (727) 943-4922.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from a variety of vendors 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall, through April. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252) 4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues. Items include farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, and cheese. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

Staged play reading: Zebras, written by Richard Budin and based on the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemmings, will be performed by actors in period costumes at 7 p.m. at the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call (727) 712-5762.

Lunch with an author: Barbara J. Sorey will discuss her book Florida Girl: Short Stories of Family, Community and History, 1804-1969 at noon at the Tarpon Springs library, 138 E Lemon St. Cost is $15 and lunch is provided. Register by calling (727) 944-3042 or (727) 943-4922.

Whimsical comedy: West Coast Players Theater presents Abie's Irish Rose, by Anna Nichols, at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and at 2 p.m. Sunday at 21905 U.S. 19, Clearwater. Tickets $10, $15. Call (727) 734-7100 or visit www.wcplayers.com.

Frolicking follies: An evening of comedy, song, dance and revelry in the old vaudevillian style at 6 p.m. at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Tickets $5. Call (727) 298-3299 or (727) 230-2667.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main St. in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host "People's Law School," a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a complete class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Friday

Dance fundraiser: Arthur Murray Dance Studio and Give Kids the World announce Dancing for Dreams, a two-hour dance marathon at 7 p.m. in the Fountains Plaza at 34930 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor. Money raised helps make dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses. For details call (727) 786-2224.

Be the change: Dr. Deepak Chopra will appear at a community outreach celebration 8-10 p.m. at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Inverness Hall, 36750 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor. Music by Fred Johnson and Friends. Doors open at 7. Donations $20 at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (727) 784-5813.

Elder affairs: The public is invited to the Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors meeting at 10 a.m. at 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Issues relating to the elderly in Pinellas and Pasco counties will be discussed. Call Elizabeth at (727) 570-9696.

Posipalooza: A concert tour promoting music with a universal message of peace, unity and personal and global transformation will start at 7 p.m. at the Unity Church of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road. Artists include Johnsmith, Jana Stanfield, Tom Kimmel and more. Tickets $25. Call (727) 531-0992.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through April in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, and featuring produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

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.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 7 hosts a fish fry 5-8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. every Friday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Farmer's market, bingo and more today in North Pinellas 02/03/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 9:53pm]
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