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Moving in unison

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Learn about the sport of synchronized swimming at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Bring a swimsuit, towel and goggles. For a free, introductory class, e-mail Susan at synchro4fun@yahoo.com.

Stamp Club to meet: The Clearwater Stamp Club will meet from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call Bob at (727) 599-1745.

MOMS Club party: The MOMS Club of Safety Harbor will host an open house and Halloween party at 10 a.m. at Countryside Recreation Center, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater, for moms and kids living in the following ZIP codes: 34695, 34698, 33759 and 33761. For details, e-mail MOMSclubSafetyHarbor@yahoo.com.

Women's symposium: The fourth annual Women's Symposium, sponsored by Women In Networking Inc., will be 5-9 p.m. at HCA Patient Account Services, 31975 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor, and feature 75 exhibitors, food, and 12 workshops. Advance tickets $10. $15 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Haven and Women on the Way of St. Petersburg College. Call (727) 460-0962. Register at winsymposium.com.

Ladies club wine tasting: The Belleair Beach Ladies Luncheon Club will host its kickoff luncheon and wine tasting at 11:30 a.m. at Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant, 447 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach. Members $22, guests $25. To RSVP, call Sherrie Morton at (727) 581-8313 or e-mail sherriemorton@tampabay.rr.com.

Learn how to use eBay: Explore eBay at a lecture and discussion at 2 p.m. at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. Call (813) 749-1178.

Wednesday

Global warming: Local author Joe Torregiante will discuss and sign copies of his new book, The Aerospace Assault on Planet Earth, at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lime St. Call (727) 943-4922. Visit aerospace-assault-on-planet-earth.com.

Computer club: The Bay Area Macintosh Users Group will meet for its 25th anniversary celebration at 6:30 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, with a Snow Leopard presentation, refreshments, drawings, history, slide show and more. Call (727) 796-2929. Visit BAMCentral.org.

Get medieval: Marcaster (The Sea Fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details call (727) 393-2679.

Mah-jongg: The Clearwater Chapter of Hadassah will host a mah-jongg tournament 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Lunch is $12 per person. Call (727) 530-9634.

Talent tryouts: Open auditions for the city of Dunedin Parks and Recreation Department's fourth annual Senior Talent Show will be 6:30-9 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Bring audition materials. A piano will be provided, if necessary. Call (727) 812-4530.

Quilt club: Quilters Crossing Quilt Club will meet for a workshop at 9 a.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. A "Mystery Quilt" will be featured. Call (727) 446-0152.

Cooking demo: Tarpon Lake Women's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Susan Cassisi will present a cooking demonstration. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 787-3400.

Live music: Ron and the Classics create vocals similar to the artists they cover and will perform 7-10:30 p.m. every Wednesday in September and October at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 441-5293.

Thursday

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: Grammy-winner Al Jarreau will perform 8:30-10 p.m. on opening night of the free, four-day festival that runs Thursday through Sunday at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. For details call (727) 461-5200 or visit clearwaterjazz.com.

Fall festival: Our Lady of Lourdes will host its 38th annual Fall Festival 5-9 p.m. Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 Sunday at 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin. The event features midway rides, games, flea market, craft boutique, plant booth, sports memorabilia auction, Oktoberfest tent and live entertainment. Visit ollfallfestival.com.

Thinking globally: The Great Decisions Discussion Group will have its first meeting of the season at 2 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. The group, sponsored by the United States Foreign Policy Association, will discuss U.S.-China economic relations. Call (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

Live theater: The Showcase Repertory Theater, a division of the Showcase Arts Foundation Inc., will perform the romantic comedy, Almost Maine, at 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. No reservations required. A suggested $10 donation will be taken at the door. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 306.

Haunted asylum: Local children's charity Hopeful Tomorrow will host a Haunted Asylum to benefit the at-risk youth of the community 7-10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday until Oct. 31 at 8992 Seminole Blvd. Admission $5. Young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Call toll-free 1-888-549-0715.

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.

Calling all Brits: The British Commonwealth Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. Activities are planned and refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 379-0759 or (813) 401-5711.

Farmers market opens: The 12th annual Safety Harbor Farmers Market, featuring fresh and organic produce, baked goods, arts, crafts, eco-friendly products and more will be open 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Gazebo in John Wilson Park, 401 Main St. Call (727) 461-7674.

Local author to speak: Friends of the Oldsmar Library will meet at noon at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive, with guest speaker Ann O'Farrell, author of Norah's Children and Michael. Free. Light refreshments will be served. Call (813) 749-1178.

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Lunch available. Call (727) 442-5293.

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