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Lecture at Clearwater library focuses on master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock


Phillip Sipiora, professor of film studies at the University of Florida, will present a lecture and discussion on the films of Alfred Hitchcock at 2 p.m. at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. No registration required. Call (727) 562-4970.


Money tips for teens: A representative from SunTrust Bank will host a seminar on saving for college, using credit cards, obtaining financial aid and learning about loans, 6:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Free. No registration required. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Noon tunes: Dunedin's Parks and Recreation Department presents Noon Tunes, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 460 Main St. Ron and the Classics will play classics and oldies. Call (727) 812-4530.

Salon meeting: Discuss current events and matters of philosophical import at a salon gathering, 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 733-2665.

Women's club meeting: The Tarpon Lake Women's Club will meet 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Program will be "Tour of the Francis Wilson Playhouse" followed by lunch. Call Chris Mucciolo at (727) 773-9017.

Gods and goddesses: Kimberly Felos, professor of humanities and ancient Greek mythology at St. Petersburg College, will present a lecture and discussion of Olympic gods at 7 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday through May in the 500 block of Cleveland Street, between Garden and N Fort Harrison avenues. Tents and booths are filled with farm-fresh produce, cheeses, baked goods, cut flowers, plants and more. See market manager for free two-hour parking at Garden Avenue garage with ticket validation. The entire event is stroller-, bike- and handicap-accessible. Call (727) 461-7674 or e-mail info@clearwaterfarmers

Garden club meeting: The Belleair Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at 903 Ponce de Leon Blvd. A tour of Sharon Steinmann's home and garden is on the agenda. Comfortable flat shoes are recommended. Call (727) 581-8929.

Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market: A variety of vendors, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday through April at 100 State St. W, next to Oldsmar City Hall. Call (813) 849-1260.


"Armchair Travelers" series: Join experienced world travelers as they share their adventures in Alaska at 2 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Meet the artist: Enjoy free "Coffee and Conversation" with Karen Baker, an award-winning artist, at noon at Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Ave. Call (727) 298-3322 or visit

Watercolor workshop for teens: Teens ages 13-18 with an interest in art are invited to attend a beginner course on watercolor techniques starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 18 and 25 at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Space is limited. Sign up in person only. A $5 nonrefundable materials fee is due at sign up. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Meet the author: Bill South will discuss his new mystery novel, Flash Drive, at 6:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Thursday night bingo: Games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd. Call (727) 934-2136.

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: Outdoor shopping offers fresh produce, specialty foods, green goods, original creations and live music, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5015.

Safety Harbor Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo at John Wilson Park, 401 Main St., featuring fresh and organic produce, plants and flowers, gourmet foods, baked goods, jewelry, light snacks and more. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about Zumba: Rita Ballard, instructor with Flava Fitness Studio, 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. Call (727) 725-7549 or visit


Legendary musical: Eight O'Clock Theatre presents Gypsy, the tale of a relentless stage mother traveling the country with her two daughters, opening at 8 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, 8 p.m. performances Thursday through Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees Sunday through March 28. $26 adults, $16 students age 19 and younger with ID. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit

Battle of the bands: Some of the best local talent will take the stage in the third annual competition from 5-10 p.m. at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. For details, call Craig Dolan at (727) 518-3146 or e-mail

Shamrock'n Run/Walk: Largo presents the Shamrock'n Run 5K and 1.5-mile walk, 7-10 p.m. at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive. Registration begins at 5:30; pre-registration available. The event includes post-race meal, refreshments, award ceremony and music by Buffalo Strange. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5016.

Popular musical: Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, March 19, 20, 26 and 27; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 21 and 28 at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets: $16, $14 members, $12 students. Call (727) 942-5605.

Colonial ancestry: The Berkeley Plantation Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century will meet at noon at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 S Missouri Ave., Clearwater. Any woman age 18 or older who is interested in colonial research and is a lineal descendant of someone who lived and served prior to 1701 in the original 13 colonies is invited to attend. Call (727) 733-5383.

Fish dinner: The Knights of Columbus offers baked or fried fish dinners with all the trimmings, 4-7 p.m. every Friday through April 2 at 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. $8 per person. Call (727) 365-2582.

Jam session: Bring a lawn chair, musical instrument or just sing along with the Snow Birds, musicians who come from all points north, for country jams, from 1-3 p.m. every Friday through April 9 at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Parking available on 125th Street. Call (727) 582-2123.

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 Largo

Dunedin's Green Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday until the end of April in Pioneer Park, at 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.

Lecture at Clearwater library focuses on master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock 03/09/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 9, 2010 6:46pm]
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