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Oldsmar Days event will feature rides, music, cook-off

OLDSMAR

Festivities will include rides, music, cook-off

Oldsmar Days 2011 — featuring carnival rides, arts and crafts, a food court, live music, a classic car show and a chicken wings cook-off — opens Friday and continues through Sunday at R.E. Olds Park on Shore Drive overlooking Old Tampa Bay. The festivities are from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. All-you-can-ride wristbands for carnival rides will be available for purchase for $18.

CLEARWATER

Sign up now for triathlon in June

Registration is open for the June 26 Morton Plant Mease Triathlon, starting at 6:50 a.m. at Sand Key Park, 1060 Gulf Blvd. The sixth annual event will feature a 1/3-mile swim in the Gulf of Mexico; a 13-mile bike ride over the Sand Key, Belleair Causeway and Memorial Causeway bridges; and a 3.1-mile run, finishing in Sand Key Park. The triathlon benefits pediatric services at the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease. Individual athletes and relay teams are invited to register for the USA Triathlon-sanctioned event. Cost: $75 for individuals, $90 for relay teams. Fees will increase on June 1. A $4,000 purse will be divided and distributed to the top five elite male and female finishers. Athletes may register at www.mpmtriathlon.org. Race volunteers also are needed. More information on those positions is available at the website.

DUNEDIN

Spring, summer art classes offered

The Dunedin Fine Art Center's Gladys Douglas School of the Arts, 1143 Michigan Blvd., is holding registration for spring and summer classes. Instruction is available for both children and adults, with discounted tuition rates for art center members. A limited number of adult scholarships are available. The spring session begins April 11. To register, call (727) 298-3322 or drop by the Dunedin Fine Art Center. Registration, along with class schedule and scholarship information, also is available online at www.dfac.org.

TARPON SPRINGS

Local authors will gather at library

The Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library will sponsor a gathering of local authors April 5. A variety of genres will be represented, including fiction, mysteries, memoirs and poetry. The event will take place from 3 to 8:30 p.m. inside the library, 138 E Lemon St. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. If you are a local published author and want to participate in this event, call the library at (727) 943-4922 or e-mail [email protected] Availability is limited.

LARGO

Tickets are on sale for Women's Tea

Tickets are on sale for the 10th annual Women's Tea presented by the Hannah Circle at St. Paul United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1199 Highland Ave. The tea will be at 4 p.m. April 3, and the program will be presented by singer Lynn Hicks. Proceeds will support the church's missions. Tickets can be purchased for $12 at the church office or by calling Mary Vaughn at (727) 584-8165 by March 31.

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