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Get out and about with lots of events

an evening of art

A reception for three new art exhibits — "Perfectly Imperfect," "The Metaphoric Object" and "Still & Moving" — is scheduled for 7-9 tonight at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Ave. Admission is $5, free for members. A gallery talk with David Smalley begins at 6 p.m. Visit dfac.org or call (727) 298-3322.

Today

Scouting anniversary breakfast: The West Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a breakfast at 8 a.m. at Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd. All alumni and friends are encouraged to attend. For reservations, call Linda Cipolla at (727) 391-3800 or Peggy Kirk at (727) 492-5233.

Relay for Life: Starts at 6 p.m. and runs through 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Safety Harbor City Park, 940 Seventh St. S. The event raises awareness, celebrates lives of survivors, remembers those who lost their lives to cancer and unites a community in the fight against the disease. Money raised will help the American Cancer Society. Visit relayforlife.org/safetyharborfl.

Colonial Dames spring meeting: The Berkeley Plantation Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century will meet at noon at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 S Missouri Ave., Largo. Any woman 18 or older who is a lineal descendant of someone who lived and served before 1701 in the original 13 colonies is invited to attend. Call (727) 733-5383.

Contemporary painting exhibit: The Artists of Studio 1212 at Sterling Art Studio present the Second Friday Reception for May from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 730 Broadway, Dunedin. Refreshments will be served. Visit studio1212.org.

Saturday

Dunedin green market: Open 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Saturday in Dunedin's Pioneer Park, 460 Main St., offering fresh produce, cheese, seafood, plants, pet items and more. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net.

Walking the dog with confidence: SPCA Tampa Bay offers a one-hour "All About the Leash" class at 11:30 a.m. at 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. $10 for SPCA Tampa Bay adopters, $15 to the public. Dogs must have current rabies vaccinations. Participants must sign up online to attend. Call (727) 586-3591 or visit spcatampabay.org.

'Sea, Sand and Synchro': A synchronized swimming spectacular will be performed at 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. $7 adults, $5 seniors, students and children. E-mail roblc@aol.com or synchro4fun@yahoo.com or call Robinne at (727) 669-4115.

Religion and culture of Islam: The Friendship Force of the Florida Suncoast presents local Muslim teacher Aziz Merchant, who will provide insight into Islam as a religion of peace, explain the culture and traditions of Middle Eastern Muslims, and present information about Sunni and Shiite sects at 2:30 p.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 474-2647.

Largo Stamp and Coin Expo: Stamps, coins, paper money and postcards will be appraised, bought and sold from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N. Free admission. Also 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Call Sheldon Rogg at (727) 364-6897, e-mail h.rogg@verizon.net, or visit floridastampshows.com or floridastampdealers.org.

SCUBAnauts garage sale: SCUBAnauts International, whose mission is to involve young people ages 12-18 in the marine sciences, will host a garage sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1115 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Money raised will be used this summer for scientific diving projects in Key Largo and Belize. Call (727) 420-7136.

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