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Motorcycle ride to raise funds for the Cops N Kids Christmas Program


Registration for a motorcycle ride to raise funds for the Cops N Kids Christmas Program will begin at 10 a.m. on Walton Avenue at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Tarpon Springs. Ride begins at 12:30 p.m. with a route through Tarpon Springs and ending at Captain Jacks Waterfront Grill. Cost is $5 plus a new, unwrapped toy. Call Judie at (727) 709-4723 or (727) 944-5729.


Good manners: Etiquette coach, consultant, public speaker, columnist and television and radio personality Patricia Rossi will host an etiquette class for students ages 12 to 18 at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Limited space available. Registration required by calling (727) 562-4970.

Family trees: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay will meet at 2 p.m. at Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, 14041 Icot Blvd., Clearwater, for a hands-on working session for individual research using the Internet and resources of the socity's library. Members will provide individual assistance. Social with refreshments begins at 1:30 p.m. Call (727) 343-1652.

Talented trio: The art of three generations – grandmother, mother and daughter – are on display through Nov. 28 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road. Works include portraits, florals, landscapes and "Jazz" art. Hours are 9 to noon weekdays, 10 to noon Sundays or by appointment. Artwork sold benefits breast cancer and Multiple Sclerosis awareness. Call (727) 733-5964.

Charity fundraiser: The Tampa Bay Bears Holiday Charity Auction will be 4-8 p.m. at Tucson's Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater with entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, and silent and live auctions. Advance tickets $10, $15 at the door. All proceeds benefit R'Club Child Care, Community AIDS Network and Pet Pal Animal Shelter. Call (727) 365-4725.

Free movie: Second Sunday Family Flicks will show the film Ice Age 2: The Meltdown at 1:30 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Refreshments available for purchase. The Tampa Bay Balloon Jammers will put on a free demonstration 1:30-4 p.m. Call (727) 298-3322.

Opera DVD: The Pinellas Opera League will show the DVD I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini at 1:30 p.m. at the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free.

Fast-paced comedy: West Coast Players presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare until Nov. 22 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. To reach the theater, take U.S. Highway 19 to Drew Street, turn east toward Best Buy, then left at the light at Best Buy onto the access road. Follow the access road to the stop sign and turn right into the first group of units. $18 general admission, $15 seniors/students/military. Call (727) 437-2363.

Praying for peace: Pilgrim's Peace Center invites the public to the 15th annual Prayer for Peace Marian Conference from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the White Performing Arts Center, Clearwater Central Catholic High, 2750 Haines Bayshore Road, Clearwater. The program offers an uplifting message through guest speakers and music. For details and ticket prices call (352) 564-2463.

Art Harvest: The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin presents the 46th annual Art Harvest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Dunedin's Highlander Park, 903 Michigan Blvd., with more than 200 artists from around the country exhibiting in 12 categories of art and a free children's tent with hands-on art projects. Free admission; $5 parking at Highlander Park; $3 at Dunedin High School. Call (727) 738-5523.

Happy musical: Eight O'Clock Theater presents Singin' in the Rain through Nov. 15 at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $26 adults, $16 students age 19 and younger with ID, and $23.50 per person/groups of 10 or more. Call (727) 587-6793.


Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.


Fun fitness for kids: "Jump, Jive and Jam," a dance-based fitness class for children ages 3-6, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Additional classes will be Nov. 24; and Dec. 8, 22 and 29. Free. To register call (727) 562-4970.

Dinner show: The Showcase Arts Foundation's "Risque Business Troupe" presents Murder at the Reunion-Class of '84 at 6 p.m. at Bon Appetit, 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin. Tickets $36 per person and include dinner and show. Reservations are required. Call Carmen at (727) 733-2151.

Shell club: Sarasota Shell Club member Peggy Williams will describe her experiences shelling near San Juan, Puerto Rico, at a meeting of the Suncoast Conchologists Seashell Club at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-0897 or (727) 595-3575.

Stamp club: The Clearwater Stamp Club will meet 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. and feature the program "Unusual Souvenir Sheets." Call (727) 599-1745.

Coin club: The Clearwater Coin Club will meet at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. All are welcome. Call (727) 688-9871.

Author to speak: Lt. Col. Eddie Deerfield will discuss his book, Hell's Angels Newsletter: The Final Six Years - A WWII Retrospective, at 3 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Facts on artificial reefs: Dr. Heyward Mathews will present a lecture and slide show on artificial reefs in Pinellas County at 7 p.m. at Mac's Sports, Inc., 2126 Drew St., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 799-4326.

Bible study: Woman to Woman, a nondenominational group, meets for bible study 9:25 to 11 a.m. every Saturday in November at North Dunedin Baptist Church, 1595 Michigan Blvd. A nursery for preschoolers and a study room for homeschooled children is provided. Free. Call Barbara at (727) 443-1981.


Opera discussion: The Pinellas Opera League presents the talk Opera Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by director Tito Capobianco as part of the "Adventures in Opera and Musical Theater" lecture series, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Murray Studio Theater, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. It's $5 per lecture. Call (727) 791-7400.

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