Learn about water project at meeting
The city is expanding its reverse osmosis water treatment system and, as part of that project, will add 12 new wellfield production sites throughout the city. Residents are invited to learn about the scope and impact of the project from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the East Library, 2251 Drew St. Construction is expected to begin in 2012.
Still time to enter wreath contest
The public is invited to participate in the Clearwater Downtown Development Board's 4th Annual Deck the District Wreath Decorating Competition, but you'll need to hurry. Winners will be announced this Friday in conjunction with the Downtown Partnership's "Miracle on Cleveland Street" and the city's holiday lighting downtown. Cash prizes of $100, $50 and $25 will be given to first, second and third place winners respectively. New prizes this year include $25 prizes for best Young Artist and Corporate wreaths. Attendees are invited to vote for their favorite wreath to identify the winner of the $25 People's Choice prize. Wreaths entered in the competition will be displayed around Station Square Park the evening of the event. Only wreath creators may submit entries. Wreaths must be non-perishable, original and one-of-a-kind. Wreaths must be delivered to Station Square Park, 612 Cleveland St., in person Friday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Only one entry per person will be accepted. An entry form will be available onsite or online at www.ClevelandStreetDistrict.com and must be completed and submitted with the entry. For official rules and contest information, visit www. ClevelandStreetDistrict.com.
Mozart's last opera to be performed
In honor of the 220th anniversary of Mozart's death on Dec. 5, 1791, the New Century Opera Company will present his final opera, Titus, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. The story of a plot to assassinate the Roman emperor Titus by a woman who thinks she should be his wife, the opera features Rex Tabor, Linda L. Hines, Maria Moon, Lauren M. Grame and Bruce P. Taylor and is directed by Constantine Grame. Admission is $22 for reserved seating, $18 for members and students. Call (727) 942-5605 or order tickets online at www.tarponarts.org.
Holiday parade needs decorations
The Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Palm Harbor Historical Society, Old Palm Harbor Main Street Inc. and Palm Harbor Parks and Recreation need donated decorations for the 29th Annual Palm Harbor Community Holiday Parade on Dec. 10. Lights, ornaments and garland are needed for the planned tree-trimming in Jones Plaza at 1114 Florida Ave. Decorations should be dropped off by Monday at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., or the Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 1151 Nebraska Ave. For more information, call (727) 771-6000.