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Out & About: Aug. 12-14

Today

Quilt club meeting: The Quilters Crossing Quilt Club will meet for a workshop on kaleidoscope quilts at 9 a.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 446-0152.

Murder mystery dinner show: Be part of the interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show, Murder at the Yacht Club, presented by Risque Business, a division of the Showcase Arts Foundation, at 6 p.m. at Bon Appetit Restaurant, 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin. $36 per person or $64 per couple includes full meal, show, tax and gratuity. Reservations required. Call Carmen at (727) 733-2151.

Open house: Palm Harbor Montessori Academy, 2355 Nebraska Ave., will host a special open house starting at 5 p.m. Event includes a social, an environmental tour, a workshop and a guest speaker. Call (727) 786-1854.

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.

Thursday

Armchair traveling: Experienced world travelers share pictures and tales of adventure to exotic locales and popular tourist destinations at 2 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332.

Chess games: Join enthusiasts Jim Martin and Jack Thompson from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. All skill levels are invited to attend. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Call (727) 733-5383.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double-deck pinochle from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St., NW, Largo. Adults and seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $1 nonresidents with a Largo rec card; and $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3131.

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

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

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon 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 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee is $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

Beginner guitar: Kids can learn to play guitar or advance their skills at 6 p.m. at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. Cost is $12 per lesson. A guitar and a three-ring notebook are required. Call (727) 736-1494.

Friday

Sneak peek: Tickets go on sale at noon Friday for a public performance by the global ensemble Barrage, which will present its new high-energy production featuring music and movement inspired by the passionate cultures of Old World Europe at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Capitol Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Reserved ticket prices are $29.75 and available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

In the pink: Wearing pink jerseys, the Clearwater Threshers will host the fourth annual "Pitch For Pink" baseball game at Bright House Field, 601 Old Coachman Road. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and breast cancer survivors will make a lap around the bases at 7 p.m. The game also includes a silent auction, balloon raffles and pink baseballs for sale. Tickets are $4, $6.50 and $9. All money raised at the event benefits Morton Plant Mease Foundation's many breast cancer programs. For more information, send an e-mail Amanda Warner at awarner@Threshersbaseball.com or call (727) 712-4405.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Twice-a-week bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Prizes and jackpots awarded. Call (727) 733-5153.

Sunset Sounds: Unwind with family and friends at this free music series 7-9 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. For information, call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014 or visit the Web site at LargoEvents.com.

Fun with Wii: Try your hand at 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 a recreation card; $1 without. Call (727) 298-3299.

Out & About: Aug. 12-14 08/11/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 9:59pm]
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