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Light your way

Today

Join a one-hour Webinar and learn about energy-efficient lighting 2-3 p.m.. To register, call (727) 582-2100 or visit pinellascountyextension.org and click on the "Online Class Registration" button.

Hail Britannia: The British Commonwealth Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. New members and guests are welcome. Call Wenda at (727) 939-0362, Mary at (727) 379-0759, or Pearl at (813) 453-5581.

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.

Understanding credit: Learn how to understand your credit report and score and how to improve your rating at a presentation on the basics of good credit, presented by Achieva Credit Union, at 6 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 306.

Making new friends: Palm Harbor Newcomers Club invites new and longtime residents to a lunch meeting at 10 a.m. at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway. The special-event program will be "Making History Live" by Nan Colton. Cost is $18. Call (727) 773-1304. Visit palmharbornewcomersclub.com .

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, featuring a variety of antiques and vintage items such as uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team 8:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month. The two-story, Cracker-style wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676 or (727) 399-1412.

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

Friday

Go west: A fundraising Western dinner dance featuring barbecued ribs and country music by the KeyNotes will be 5-7 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Bring your own beverage. $6 members, $7 nonmembers. Advance paid registration is suggested. Call (727) 771-6000.

Calling all Parrotheads: Downtown Safety Harbor becomes "Harboritaville" 6-10 p.m. featuring live music, food and craft vendors along Main Street from Bayshore Boulevard to Sixth Avenue. Proceeds benefit Paint Your Heart Out Safety Harbor. Call (727) 724-1572.

Fast-paced comedy: All in the Timing, six one-act plays, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and June 26 and 27; and at 2 p.m. Sunday and June 28 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center Theater, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Reserved seating tickets $15, $13 for members. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts. org .

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call David at (727) 942-9540.

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.

Saturday

Compost happens: Join Master Gardener John Kingsbury for an informative workshop to learn how easy composting can be 10 a.m.-noon at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. To register for this free program, call (727) 582-2100 or visit pinellascountyextension.org and click on the "Online Class Registration" button.

Fire and drum circle: Bring a drum and join in or just sit back and enjoy the rhythm around the campfire at 8 p.m. at McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St., Largo. Drums will be available to borrow. Call (727) 518-3047.

Summer Bash benefit: The Leepa Rattner Museum of Art will host a social event celebrating the arts in the Tampa Bay community 7-10 p.m. in the Fine Arts lobby of the museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Event includes live music, refreshments and an awards program by the Professional Association of Visual Artists. $15 for adults, free for children 11 and younger. Call (727) 712-5222.

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.

Weekend music: Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7 presents entertainment by "Carlo" at 12:30 p.m. and Bobby Palermo at 7 p.m. Saturday; and a singles dance with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. Sunday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Opa! Tarpon Springs kicks off its new Summer Solstice Festival of the Performing Arts 6:30-10:30 p.m. along Dodecanese Boulevard at the Sponge Docks with "A Night in the Islands," featuring live music, games and Greek dance instruction. Call Tina Bucuvalas at (727) 937-1130.

Free ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team performs 6 p.m. every Saturday on Tower Lake off Douglas Road in Oldsmar. Concessions available or bring your own picnic. For directions and team information visit www.tampawaterski.com .

Guided hikes: Experience the natural beauty of Florida with free guided hikes through Brooker Creek Preserve's Education Center Trail, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Hikes are 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Advance registration is required. Call (727) 453-6800.

Light your way 06/17/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 9:14pm]
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