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North Pinellas Things to Do for Wednesday, Jan. 8

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Chili/Salsa Bowl Benefit: Taste chili and salsa samples and vote for People's Choice at this competition with live music, a bounce house and games for the kids. Benefits Humane Society of Tampa Bay. 1-5 p.m. Saturday. $10, $5 ages 12 and younger. East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway, Tarpon Springs. (727) 724-2214; tampabay-society.com.

History Comes Alive: Re-enactors in period costumes portray former Dunedin residents and talk about their lives and what they did to contribute to the development of the city. All characters portrayed are buried in the Dunedin Cemetery. Also cemetery tours, vintage clothing and photographs, a 1923 fire truck and music. Event is dedicated to Zack Shannon, a Dunedin soldier who was killed in action last year and is buried at the cemetery. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. $4. Dunedin Museum members with card are free. Dunedin Cemetery, 2400 Keene Road, Dunedin. (727) 736-1176.

Florida Postcards: Presenter Liz Coursen, author of Having Fun, Wish You Were Here! An Illustrated History of the Postcard in Florida, uses museum-quality postcards to tell of Florida's transformation from backwoods swamp in the early 1900s to a 1950s vacation paradise. Book signing will follow. 7 p.m. today. Free. Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3080, ext. 1704.

Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show and Sale: Pinellas Geological Society hosts its 38th annual event with cut gems, silver and gold jewelry, wire wrap, beading materials, hourly drawings and collections of rocks and minerals. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free. Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 894-2440; largoarts.com.

Downtown Dunedin Art Festival: One hundred crafters will be available to discuss their art and inspiration, sell items and even take commissions. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free. Main Street Dunedin, 271 Main St., Dunedin. (561) 746-6615; artfestival.com.

Air Potato Pick Up and Picnic: Help remove invasive air potato plants that crowd out native plants. Hot dog lunch for those who participate all morning. 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Free. Hammock Park, 1900 San Mateo Drive, Dunedin. (727) 298-3279; hammockpark.org.

Doggie Date Night: Enjoy an evening at the park with your four-legged friend. Dog crafts, trick contests, scavenger hunt, pet photo booth. 6-8 p.m. Friday. Free. Safety Harbor City Park, 940 Seventh St. S, Safety Harbor. (727) 724-1562 ext. 1504.

North Pinellas Things to Do for Wednesday, Jan. 8 01/07/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 1:45pm]
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