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Today
Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at St. Alfred’s Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238.
Today
Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155 .
Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues, features items including farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese, and more. 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. 
Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922 .
Peace vigil: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Edgewater Park, next to the Dunedin Marina, at Alt. U.S. 19 and Main Street, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-8945 or visit www.stpeteforpeace.org.
The Largo Coin Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. at the Largo Library, Room, C, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 688-9871.
The East Lake Community Emergency Response Team, a program that prepares community volunteers to assist authorities during emergencies like hurricanes, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the East Lake Fire Rescue Station No. 57, 3375 Tarpon Lake Blvd., Palm Harbor. For information, visit www.eastlakecert.org.
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 at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details call (727) 393-2679.
Thursday
Think chess: The Palm Harbor Library is hosting a new chess club from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays. No reservations are necessary. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.
Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that’s needed for double deck pinochle 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for residents with recreation card; $1 for non-residents with recreation card; $4 non-members. Call (727) 518-3016.
Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.
Meeting of Englishmen: The British Commonwealth Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. Call (727) 939-0362.
Classic comedy: The Francis Wilson Playhouse presents The Prisoner of Second Avenue, a Neil Simon comedy, Thursday-Sunday at 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Show times 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $20. Call (727) 446-1360.
Friday
Dunedin’s Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays until the end of this month 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 Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call David at (727) 942-9540.
Movie time: This week’s theme for Movies in Largo Central Park is “Enchanted Evening.” Grab your blankets and chairs and visit the park, 101 Central Park Drive, for a free showing of the family movie Enchanted. Refreshments will be sold. Family activities begin at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at dark. 
Talent competition: Dunedin Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Teen Star 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. After two rounds of auditions, 12 finalists ranging in age from 13 to 18 will perform. Talents range from ballroom dancing to singing to playing musical instruments. Cost: $5 in advance; $8 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. For information, call the center or visit www.dunedingov.com .
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.
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.

Get out and about with Clearwater events 05/19/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 5:50pm]
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