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North Pinellas Things to Do, May 16

Nature

Great American Family Camp Out: Families check-in and set up camp at 6 p.m. Saturday for an overnight tent outing with stories around the campfire and a Seminole Sasquatch hunt. Camp breaks at 11 a.m. Sunday. $5 per tent. Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. (727) 391-8345.

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story related crafts and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30-11:15 a.m., Thursday. Free (registration required). Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. (727) 453-6800.

Movies

Friday Afternoon Movies: Saving Mr. Banks will be presented with free popcorn for attendees. 1 p.m., today. $2, $1 with recreation card. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3299.

Miss Representation: To show how media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power, the documentary features stories from teenage girls and interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists and academics. A panel discussion will follow. 6 p.m., Tuesday. Free (RSVP required). Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 641-0552. jlcd.org/missrep.

Gardening

Growing African Violets: Learn how to care for African violets. 5:30-8 p.m., today. Free. Royal Heron Art Gallery, 408 Orange St., Ozona. (727) 871-3051.

Get Garden Advice: Those with gardening dilemmas can get their questions answered (bring plant samples) as Pinellas County master gardeners are on hand from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332.

Music

Dunedin Concert Band: For the final concert of the season, the band will perform The Stars and Stripes Forever, a musical patriotic tribute 8 p.m., today. Free. Donations accepted. Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. (727) 812-4530.

Theater

Guys and Dolls: This Tony-winning musical comedy features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $26 adults; $13 students. Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. (727) 446-1360. franciswilsonplayhouse.org.

Historic Tours

Walking Tours: Stroll around Spring Bayou's historic "Golden Crescent" and visit several historic homes. Tours guided by the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society. 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Cost is $12.50. Meet at the staging tent at the intersection of Spring Boulevard and Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs. (727) 943-4624.

Boating

National Safe Boating Week: The Coast Guard Auxiliary will display a Coast Guard boat from Station Sand Key, an Auxiliary patrol boat and safe boating gear. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. Free. Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd. (727) 940-7398.

Water Fun

Splash Bash: Wear your bathing suit and bring a towel for a wet party including free admission, lunch, games and give-aways. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. Free. Highlander Pool, 1937 Ed Eckert Drive, Dunedin. (727) 298-3266.

Special Events

Veterans' Resource Fair: U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis hosts the fair featuring veterans organizations offering information on medical and dental care, claims assistance and employment services. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. Free. East Lake High School, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive. (727) 232-2921.

Red, White and Craft Brews: Explore more than 70 craft brews with cheese pairings, food trucks, music and museum tours. Must be 21 or older. 5-9 p.m., Saturday. $25. Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. (727) 539-8371. armedforcesmuseum.com.

Pets

Adopt-a-Palooza: The Humane Society of Pinellas holds this pet-themed festival with activities for humans and pets, a vendor boutique, demonstrations, Ask-a-Trainer sessions, concessions and more than 300 adoptable pets by 25 area rescue groups. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday. Free. The Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. (727) 433-3134. humanesocietyofpinellas.org.

Art

International Museum Day in Dunedin: As part of International Museum Day, the historical museum will have a special guest and in-depth tours from noon to 1 p.m. Regular activities such as the Kids Corner and Pirate Flag station will also be open. A local comic artist will be available to answer questions in the exhibit Comics: The Superpowered History. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday. $2; under 6 free. Dunedin Historical Museum , 349 Main St., (727) 736-1176. dunedinmuseum.org.

Cooking classes

Culinary Baking Skills: Learn different cooking methods to make curried rice noodles with chicken, Caribbean flank steak, potato souffle, Spanish style tapas and more. Email to: [email protected] 6 p.m., Sunday. $45. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1120 Curlew Road, Dunedin. (727) 433-1889.

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