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Managing landscape problems: Learn about common landscape problems and how to deal with them at a class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Class fee is $15 per person. To register, visit pinellascounty extension.org, click on the "online class registration" button, then the "lawn & garden" tab, or call (727) 582-2100.

Timeless tunes: Ron & the Classics perform the best tunes from the past five decades at 7 p.m. today and Thursday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Reading program ends: The summer reading program comes to a close with games and prizes at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open at 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.

30 Thursday

Step back in time: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N., Largo, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, gives tours of vintage architecture and classes in the arts of bygone days. For details, call (727) 582-2123 or visit pinellascounty.org.

Sketch group: Sketching from a live model is offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee $2 with recreation ID card, $3 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Square dancing: Dance to a professional caller from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee is $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

Reading program ends: The summer reading program comes to a close with games and prizes at 2 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Mah-jongg: Play the game and socialize from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee $2 with recreation ID card, $3 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Wear your Legion shirt and get a second beverage free. Call (727) 442-5293.

31 Friday

Opening night: The West Coast Players presents The Last Five Years with 8 p.m. performances Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees through Aug. 16. Tickets $22; $20 for seniors/students/military; and $18 per individual in groups of 10 or more (advance reservations required). The theater is at 21905 US 19 N, in the Clearwater Commerce Center behind Clearwater Toyota. The play contains strong language. Call (727) 734-7100.

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and the Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the area completely accessible to disabled users. Open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

Acoustic adventures: Musician Richard Gilewitz will fascinate his audience with fingerstyle gymnastics on the guitar, an offbeat sense of humor and great storytelling ability at 8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $15; $13 members. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

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.

Fun with Wii: Try your hand at Wii, where a flick of the wrist is all you need to enjoy sports you only dream about, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee: free with recreation card, $1 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

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Beach concert: 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.

Comedy classics: Tickle your funnybone at a Laurel and Hardy film fest featuring four of the comedic duo's short movies at 1 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. No reservations required. Call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5082.

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad will be featured. Cost is $7.50. Music provided by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.

Largo and North Pinellas events 07/28/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:56pm]
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