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It's a fun day for seniors in the mid- to upper-Pinellas area

Today

Benefits of a Florida-friendly landscape will be presented by the County Extension Service at 6:30 p.m. at the Seminole campus library of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St.. An opportunity to ask questions will be provided. Call (727) 392-3082.

Today

Senior fun day: Carnival-style games, prizes, giveaways, music contests and free lunch, parking and admission 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Knology Park, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 298-3299.

Film lecture: Sue Cornett, St. Petersburg College associate professor of Communications and Humanities, will present an overview of the artistic and technical developments of film's "Golden Age of the 1930s" as part of The Decades Series at 7 p.m. at the Leepa Rattner Museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 712-5762.

Public meeting: The city of Dunedin invites the public to a Commission workshop meeting at 9 a.m. in the City Commission Chambers, 542 Main St. to discuss the Facilities Assessment and Space Needs Analysis Study and Boat Parking Ordinance Review. Call (727) 298-3000.

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.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday 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 Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Friday

Classic rock concert: Clearwater's 56th annual Sun 'N Fun Festival continues with the Q105 Toyota Concert at 5 p.m. Friday at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater featuring Tommy James and the Shondells and special guests Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone, and Thelma Houston. Free general admission. Artist Circle seating area tickets $20. Call (727) 562-4700 or visit tampabaysq105.com or myclearwater.com/funnsun.

Supporting foster children: A rummage sale to benefit Fostering Hope Florida will be 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 205 Morgan Court, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 430-2563 or visit fosteringhopeflorida.org.

World class entertainment: The Orenburg Divertissement Chamber Ensemble from Russia with soprano soloist Elena Boguslavskaya will perform at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $5, SPC students free with ID. Call (727) 942-5605.

Art on display: The Largo Art Association will host a free art show in May at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. The competitive display is open to the public 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Call (727) 518-3131.

Saturday

Jazz concert: Clearwater's 56th annual Sun 'N Fun Festival continues with WSJT 14th annual Lexus of Tampa Bay Smooth Jazz Fest at noon Saturday at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater featuring Wayman Tisdale, Kim Waters with Maysa, Eric Darius and Keiko Matsui. General admission $10 advance, $15 day of show; reserved seating $20 advance, $25 day of show. Call (727) 562-4700 or visit wsjt.com or myclearwater.com/funnsun.

Kid's Fit Fest 2009: The Heart of Largo reminds kids to eat smart and play hard with fitness and nutrition activities, live entertainment, a fitness challenge, prizes and bike helmet safety checks 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Largo Central Park, 105 Central Park Drive. Free. Visit playlargo.com.

Train show: Regal Railways presents a train show and swap meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park, with a mix of all types of model trains. Vendors will buy and sell. Admission $4 adults, free for children 13 and younger. Call (727) 441-2159 or (727) 244-1341.

Stunt cyclist to perform: Outspokin Bicycles, 2241 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater, celebrates National Bike Month with a two-day event featuring group rides and clinics with bike support staff on-site 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday when world record holder stunt cyclist Jeff Lenosky will give two shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call (727) 723-2453 or visit outspokin.net.

Fish fry: The Clearwater Historical Society's annual Spring Fish Fry will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ross Norton Recreation Center, 1426 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater, and features great southern food, a handmade quilt raffle and free tours of the Plumb House Museum next door. $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger. Call (727) 804-2073.

Living Green Expo: A free, educational event focusing on resource conservation solutions and includes more than 100 booths providing information or products that reduce environmental impacts in the areas of transportation, energy, home building/remodeling, yards, gardens and more 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and 10 a.m .-4 p.m. at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

Golf benefit: The Willa Carson Spring Swing Golf Benefit will start at 1:15 p.m. at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. Two-man scramble entry fee $50. Call Annie Tyrell at (727) 476 9411 or (727) 420-1843.

The swing of things: Sonny LaRosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. $10 adults, children free. All proceeds will be used to fund the band's upcoming performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival. Visit sonnylarosa.com.

Rummage sale: A rummage sale to benefit the Clearwater High Tornadoes boys basketball team will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the high school's parking lot facing Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard. Hot dogs and drinks will be sold. Try your free throw with team members. Call (727) 463-9157.

Mortgage info: Learn the difference between government-sponsored FHA insured and non-government reverse mortgages at a 1 p.m. seminar Saturday and May 9 at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

It's a fun day for seniors in the mid- to upper-Pinellas area 04/29/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 7:35pm]

    

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