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Fins for Limbs: Event shows support to veterans who have suffered combat-related injuries resulting in an amputation or other life-changing disability. Includes displays of military artifacts, military vehicles, prosthetics and informational booths. Donations at the door benefit the Wounded Warrior Project supporting veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Saturday. Included in regular admission: $14.95, $10.95 ages 60 and older, $9.95 ages 3-12 ($4 off for kids of Florida residents this summer), free for tots 2 and younger. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. (813) 919-3819; seewinter.com.

Park It Fridays! Oldsmar Leisure Services invites family to "Park It" in a comfortable spot and learn to avoid dog bites, courtesy of Jay McGill. 10 a.m. Free. R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar. (813) 749-1152; ci.oldsmar.fl.us/Events_ News/events_news.htm.

Summer Blues Bash Benefit: Includes Pasco Lefty, What She Said, Jessica Wagner, Deacon Blues Band and the Tampa Bay Blues Brothers. Donations benefit the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. 5:30-10:30 p.m. Free (donations appreciated). Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. (727) 488-2423.

Flick N Float Family Movies: Bring your favorite float or chair from home and enjoy Daddy Day Camp. Free hot dogs and Chick-fil-A sandwiches; concessions also available. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $10 with Largo Recreation Card for up to five people; $15 without card for up to five people. Southwest Recreation Complex and Pool, 13120 Vonn Road.

Saturday

Dunedin Summer Saturday Market: Produce, cheeses, seafood, plants, pet products and more. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. (727) 733-4215.

Firecracker Scramble Golf Tournament: The Fourth of July Largo Golf Course's Firecracker Scramble Tournament, open to men and women 21 and older, will be a four-person scramble with teams determined by a blind draw. The registration fee must be received at Largo Golf Course by 5 p.m. Friday. The blind draw, check-in and payment of greens and cart fees begins at 7 a.m. today. 7:30-10:30 a.m. $20. Largo Golf Course, 12500 Vonn Road. (727) 518-3024.

Greyhound adoptions: Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay will host a meet-and-greet with greyhounds and their adoptive or foster parents. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission. Petco, 30697 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor. great-greyhound.org; (813) 971-4732.

Trail Mystery Scavenger Hunt: Explore Brooker Creek Preserve and find clues along the trails. Solve all clues to win a prize. All ages welcome. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 453-6800; brookercreekpreserve.org.

Kiwanis Morton Plant Mease Midnight Run: This 10K race along Causeway Boulevard and back, with a turnaround in Honeymoon Island State Park, really takes place at midnight. The course is flat and well lit by more than 700 luminarias and the air is as cool as it gets for this time of year. Shorter races begin at 11 p.m. (1-mile) and 11:25 p.m. (5K). Proceeds benefit numerous area children's charities. 11 p.m. $6-$33. Causeway Plaza, 2600 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. (727) 535-2257.

Get out and about with these events 07/01/10 [Last modified: Thursday, July 1, 2010 5:22pm]
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