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New members coffee

Today

Windlasses, a woman's sailing/racing club, will host its annual new members coffee at 9:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin. New members are accepted only in August and September and must be able to swim and know basic sailing techniques. Boat ownership is not necessary. Annual dues are $50 with an initiation fee of $60. Call (727) 781-1365 or (727) 786-5334.

Today

Free eBay seminar: An eBay University Training Specialist will show how to make extra money selling stuff on eBay 6-7 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. To reserve a seat, call (727) 725-1525, ext. 112.

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.

Bingo: Play at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Sketch group: Sketching from a live model is offered 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee $2 with recreation ID card, $3 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon Thursdays 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.

Square dancing: Dance to professional caller Allen Snell 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee is $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

Friday

Get onstage: The Chancel Choir of St. Paul's Lutheran Church will host an evening of karaoke and desserts at 7:30 p.m. in the church's Kinports Fellowship Hall, 407 S Saturn Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 446-7718.

Inspiring speaker: Author Ruthie Jacobson will present humorous, inspiring and original ideas on living life at 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1445 Lakeview Road, Clearwater. A vegetarian buffet will follow the Saturday 10:45 a.m. service. Free. Call (727) 446-6427.

Fun with Wii: Try your hand at the Nintendo Wii, where just a flick of the wrist is all you need to enjoy sports you only dream about 10:30 a.m.-noon Fridays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee: free with rec card; $1 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Senior exercise: Low-impact exercises increase strength, flexibility and balance 9-10 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee: $3 with rec card; $4 without. Call (727) 289-3299.

Saturday

Train show: Regal Railways presents a Train Show and Swap Meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7717 58th St. N, Pinellas Park. Adult admission $4, free for children 12 and younger. Call Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit regalrailways.com.

Author to speak: Joe Torregiante, a retired aerospace engineer and author of The Aerospace Assault on Planet Earth, will discuss how space launches have contributed to some environmental issues today at an open forum 2-4 p.m. at Book Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Suite 360, Largo. To reserve a seat, call (727) 588-0474.

Candidate's open house: Hear the views of Anita DePalma, democratic candidate for U.S. Congress, House District 9, at an open house noon-6 p.m. at 1903 Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 216-6669.

Recognizing veterans: The Veteran Recognition Event will take place at 6 p.m. at the Spanos/Pappas Community Center, 348 N Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs with special guest Tony Orlando. Ticket donations of $25 include Greek hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and pays the admission for a recognized veteran to attend the event. Call Ana at (727) 410-1691 or visit epiphanycity.org.

School supply drive: Vendors will be raising funds for school supplies for the students at Dunedin Elementary 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Marguerite's Cafe & Catering, 405 Plaza Drive, Dunedin. Browse tents showcasing local merchants, participate in raffles, enjoy free entertainment and hots dogs. Bring school supplies to donate. Free admission. Call (727) 734-7040.

Park clean-up: All ages are welcome to participate in the City of Clearwater's water and land clean-up and planting event 9 a.m.-noon at Glen Oaks Park, 1345 Court St., Clearwater. Volunteers are asked to bring kayaks and canoes to help with the water clean-up. Meet at park entrance at 9 a.m. Trash pickers, trash bags, gloves and drinking water will be provided. Wear closed-toe shoes. Call Sarah Josuns at (727) 562-4897.

Help for veterans: Veterans confused about benefits and services can get assistance from the Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office 1-5 p.m. at East Lake High School, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive. Free to veterans and their families. Call (727) 319-7444.

Book sale: Friends of the Library will host a book sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. All types and genres of books available; most are $1. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

New members coffee 08/26/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 6:16pm]
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