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Learn about roses

Today

The Garden Club of Tarpon Springs will meet at 11 a.m. at the recreation center in Craig Park, 5 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Willis Evans will present a program on growing roses. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 942-1081.

Candidates forum: Dunedin voters are invited to meet their mayoral and City Commission candidates at a public forum moderated by Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Stewart Arms, 1 Royal Stewart Parkway, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-3151.

Shell club: The Suncoast Conchologists will present a double bill of programs at its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. The public is invited. Call (727) 796-4117.

Free movies: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department will show the following new-release movies free of charge: Frozen River, 1 p.m. today; and Australia, 1 p.m. March 17 at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Call (727) 942-5628.

Women's History Month: Attend a free film showing of Becoming Jane, based on the life of the young Jane Austen, at 2:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lime St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Garden party registration: Registration form and fees must be submitted by today for the Red Hat Garden Party on March 10 and 11 in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Event includes lunch, entertainment, dancing and prizes. To register, call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5017, or visit largoevents.com.

Wednesday

Noon tunes: Bring lunch and enjoy a free concert by local musicians 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday throughout March at Pioneer Park, corner of Douglas Avenue and Main Street, Dunedin. For concert information, call David White at (727) 812-4545.

Discussing history: Jerry Ciarcia will host a talk on "World War II: Prologue" at a history discussion group 1:30-3 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

For better health: Tai chi classes taught by a certified volunteer instructor are being offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays throughout March at 1223 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For information call (727) 562-2878.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155.

Euchre players: Enjoy a night out playing the game at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 10888 126th Ave. N, Largo. For details, call (727) 474-2682.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features foods and goods from a variety of vendors, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall, through April. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252-4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues, it features items such as farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese, and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

New club: Join chess enthusiast Jim Martin to learn more about the game at a new chess club 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Calling all talent: Auditions for the Tarpon Springs Recreation Department's 21st annual talent show will be 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. To reserve a time slot call (727) 942-5628.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Includes music 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 St. in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host "People's Law School," a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, an original 1896 Cracker-style house that features period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts on the first and third Thursdays 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676. (727) 399-1412 or (727) 445-9312.

Learn about roses 03/02/09 [Last modified: Monday, March 2, 2009 11:10pm]
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