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Get out and about in North Pinellas County

Today

Celebrate the end of the day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset and ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Today

A little bit of Greece: Director Leonidas Loizides will present Troades (Trojan Women) of Euripides, a classic Greek tragedy, at 7 p.m. at Spanos Pappas Community Center, 348 N Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. Adults $25; students $15; free for ages 10 and younger. Call (727) 741-3182.

World class music: The Polish Center of John Paul II presents a performance by classical pianist Beata Bilinska and lyric coloratura soprano Anna Kostrzynska. The women will perform compositions by Chopin, Puccini, Verdi, Bach and others at 5:30 p.m. at 1521 N Saturn Ave., Clearwater. Tickets $20; students $15; children $10. For information and reservations call (727) 298-8609.

Arts and crafts fair: St. Ignatius Women's Council presents an arts and crafts fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Ignatius Hall, 712 Orange St., behind the Kmart shopping center, Tarpon Springs. It features a table with homemade treats, knitted and crocheted items, art, hand-crafted jewelry and a quilt display. Free admission. Call (727) 937-4280.

Fall craft show: The annual Crystal Beach Fall Craft Show continues noon-4 p.m. indoors at the Community Hall, 517 Crystal Beach Ave. Find the whimsical and wearable, practical and giftable as well as trinkets and treasures. Snacks and beverages sold benefit the Suncoast Animal Shelter. Call (727) 784-5339.

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Coffee, donuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details, call Pat McGehee at (727) 779-3704.

Singles dance: American Legion Post 7 will host a Bay Area Singles Dance with DJ Mike playing oldies and adult contemporary music 6-11 p.m. at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Admission $8. Call (727) 459-2076.

Monday

Health care info: Shahra Anderson, regional director for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, will present the senator's views on the health care debate and take questions during a lunch meeting of the Democratic Women's Club of Upper Pinellas at 11:30 a.m. at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 N Missouri Ave., Largo. All are welcome to attend. Call (727) 581-4630.

Computer club: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet 1-3 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. PrintShop will be demonstrated and the club will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Call (727) 938-0926 or visit BAMCentral.org.

A sea of orange: Pumpkins of all sizes are available for purchase 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily through Saturday at the annual Pumpkin Patch at East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road. Proceeds benefit missions and ministries of East Lake UMC. Call (727) 784-9250 or e-mail church@eastlakeumc.org.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs 7-9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Investigating the paranormal: Haunted Hunters Paranormal Scientific Investigators will present the program, "Paranormal Research and the Search for Annie Owen, Former Library Director," at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970.

Coin club: The Clearwater Coin Club will have its meeting and auction at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call Bob at (727) 688-9871.

Fishing facts: Capt. Bill Miller, Glen Pla, television hosts and outdoor professionals, will present the program "Fishing" at a meeting of the Friends of the Island Parks at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Centennial Nature Center at Honeymoon Island State Park, 1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin. Format will be Q&A. Call (727) 738-2903.

Business savvy: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host a free seminar on "Ten Steps to Starting a Small Business" 7-9 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Materials and handouts provided. Free. Registration requested. Call (727) 943-4922.

Pumpkin patch: The Lighthouse Student Ministry will host its 18th annual fall sale of pumpkins and gourds 9 a.m.-9 p.m. through Saturday at Heritage United Methodist Church, 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater. Proceeds will be used for mission projects and to send students to camp. Call (727) 796-1329.

Twice weekly bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. 22 games. Lunch available 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Call (727) 733-8153.

Memoir writing class: Begin writing your life story at a memoir writing class led by Sandy Huff 10 a.m.-noon every Tuesday until Dec. 22 at Rigsby Center, 605 Seventh St. N, Safety Harbor. Bring writing materials. For details call (727) 724-1545.

Program on chocolate: The Daughters of Italy Lodge 2825 will meet at 6 p.m. in the Cenacle Room of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 2281 State Road 580, Clearwater. Italian and non-Italian women are invited to attend for coffee and dessert, a short general meeting and a cultural program on chocolate. Call (727) 447-6890 or (727) 455-1521. Visit daughtersofitaly.com.

Stamp club: The Worldwide Stamp Club will come together for its monthly meeting and auction 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, Meeting Room B, 2251 Drew St. Call (727) 744-1454.

Get out and about in North Pinellas County 10/24/09 [Last modified: Saturday, October 24, 2009 1:49pm]

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