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Largo's Harvest Marketplace offers 'green' goods

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The Harvest Marketplace is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Outdoor shopping offering fresh produce, specialty foods, "green" goods, live music and original creations by local artists and crafts people. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5015.

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.

A celebration of love: The Gilbert & Sullivan Players present The Fantasticks at 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $16, $14 members, $12 students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Asian medley: The "Armchair Traveler" series focuses on photos and stories of adventures in China, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and other Asian countries at 2 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3002.

Teen town hall: Teenagers will have the opportunity to meet with local community leaders and ask them questions at 6 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Open house: The public is invited to attend the Parent Education Open House 6:30-8 p.m. at Palm Harbor Montessori Academy, 2355 Nebraska Ave. Meet teachers and take a campus tour. Call (727) 786-1854.

Kiwanis to meet: Mary Devine with CMSA Advertising & Public Relations will be the guest speaker at a 6 p.m. meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. The public is welcome. For reservations call (727) 725-7549.

Stop domestic violence: A fundraiser to benefit the Mary Kay Foundation and to raise awareness about domestic violence will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Airport Business Center, 4585 140th Ave. N, Suite 1006, Largo. Event includes a self-defense demonstration, a health seminar and a silent auction. Tickets $20 at the door. Call (727) 278-9012.

Meet the artist: Photographer Elizabeth Rylan will host the program Photography of Tuscany as part of the Coffee and Conversation Series at noon at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Ave. Free. Call (727) 298-3322.

Learn about Rotary: Individuals interested in community service are invited to learn about the Rotary Club of Dunedin over wine and cheese 5:30-7 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Ave. RSVP by calling (727) 734-0886.

Orchid Society to meet: The Florida West Coast Orchid Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Pinellas County Cooperative Extension, 12175 125th St. N, Largo. Meeting includes an educational class, a presentation by Chapman Orchids, and a sale, raffle and refreshments. Visitors are welcome. Free admission and parking. Call (727) 733-8167.

Friday

Midday matinee: Watch free classic movies in the Southwest Recreation Complex's mini movie theater 1-3 p.m. at 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Refreshments available. For movie titles and information, call (727) 518-3125.

Sunset sounds: Unwind with family and friends at this free music series 7-9 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. For information, call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014, or visit LargoEvents.com.

Movies in the park: The city of Oldsmar's Leisure Services Department will show a free movie at 6 p.m. in R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W. Call (813) 749-1260.

Senior talent: Dunedin's fourth annual Senior Talent Show will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Advance tickets $5 and available at the community center or the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave; $7 at the door. Call (727) 812-4530.

Middle Eastern and Greek music: Harmonic Motion, comprised of musician/composer Joe Zeytoonian and master dumbek (a type of drum) player Bob Arzigian, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. $12, $10 members and students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Christmas show and sale: St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church presents its Christmas Arts & Crafts Show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at 2757 Alderman Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 787-2845.

Dunedin's Green Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday until the end of April in Pioneer Park, corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Market features produce, cheese, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215.

Humor and wit: St. Petersburg College professor Ned Johnson will present "An Afternoon with Mark Twain" at 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Arts and crafts show: The 22nd annual Calico Cottage Holiday Boutique offers handmade gifts, jewelry, holiday decorations and more 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 1426 Treetop Drive, Palm Harbor. Donations of canned goods for F.E.A.S.T., the Palm Harbor food pantry, will be collected at the show. Call (727) 786-4256.

Refresh, renew, rejoice: Fan the Flames Women's Conference will take place at 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Clearwater Grand Hotel, 20967 U.S. 19. Registration Friday only, $10; Saturday only $15; both days $20. E-mail FantheFlameConference@gmail.com.

Fall festival: Brooker Creek Elementary is hosting its fall festival with bounce houses, pony rides, carnival games, giant-screen Wii, lots of food and old-fashioned fun 5-9 p.m. at 3130 Forelock Road, Tarpon Springs. Free admission. Rides and games require tickets. Food, novelties and concessions extra. Call (727) 943-4600 or visit brookercreekpta.com.

Saturday

Music festival: The Upper Pinellas Music Teachers Association presents its annual two-day student "Fun" Festival 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday at The Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Largo. About 180 students will perform in all types and styles of music. Free. Call (727) 789-3478.

New location: Market in the Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday through April 17 at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo. At least 36 vendors will offer fresh produce, seafood, honey, natural pet treats, hot sauces, crafts and more. Pinellas County Extension will provide several educational booths. Call market manager Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215.

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

Soul of Ireland: Irish-born R&B singer Laura Izibor will perform at noon at the historic Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $27.50 and available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall ticket office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 791-7400.

Rummage/estate sale: Antiques, collectibles and items from the 1930s to the present will be sold 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the social hall next to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs. Sponsored by Philoptochos Women's Group. Call Sylvia at (727) 937-6785.

Rummage sale fundraiser: An indoor rummage sale to benefit the Suncoast Animal Shelter of Palm Harbor will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 846-1668.

Clothing swap: Bring gently used clothing and accessories and swap them for clothes brought by others 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of Twice As Nice, 674 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. All ages welcome. Free admission. Leftover clothing and concession proceeds will be donated to Harriet's, an outreach ministry for Clearwater Community Church. Call (727) 637-5586.

Language club to meet: The World Circle Language Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 787-3344.

Lively afternoon: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2550 will host a Country Hoedown to benefit Toys For Tots 1-5 p.m. at 360 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, featuring the Red, White and Blue Collar Band. Admission $5; free with one new, unwrapped toy. Food and beverages available for purchase. Call (727) 724-4136.

Cancer fundraiser: The GFWC North Pinellas Woman's Club will host a dinner and dancing event, "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer," 6-10 p.m. at Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Blvd. To RSVP, call (727) 799-7966 or (727) 278-9106.

Backgammon and tavli: The Tampa Bay Backgammon Club has scheduled tournaments for backgammon and tavli starting at noon at Hampton Inn & Suites, 39284 U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. Open to the public. Call (727) 743-0500 or visit tampabaybackgammon.com.

Meet the author: Author Adrienne C. Wilson will sign copies of her children's book, Isaac and the Bah Family Tree, 1-3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23654 U.S. 19, Clearwater. Call Traci Jones toll-free at (888) 361-9473.

Largo's Harvest Marketplace offers 'green' goods 11/11/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 10:26pm]

    

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