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Out & About calendar of events

Saturday

Enjoy a night of swing dancing to the sounds of Right Steps Studio at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. Cost is $5, which includes a one-hour lesson 7-8 p.m. followed by the dance 8-11 p.m. Call (727) 518-3131.

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, featuring a variety of antiques and vintage items such as uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team, 8:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month. The two-story, Cracker-style wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676 or (727) 399-1412.

Art & Story Hour: 6 p.m. the first Thursday of every month in the Interactive Gallery of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Open to children of all ages and their families, the program features a storybook reading and a hands-on activity and is included with the price of admission. Call (727) 712-5762.

Maximizing success: Terez Hartmann, founder/CEO of "Rock My Spirit," will host the workshop "The Power of Solutions" at 6:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. Free. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112 and visit RockMySpirit.com.

Thursday night bingo: Games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd. Call (727) 934-2136.

Chess club: Check out the competition or brush up on your skills at a chess club meeting 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and again at 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Friday

Square dancing: Dance to professional caller Allen Snell 7:30-9:45 p.m. every Friday in June at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. Cost is $5 per person. Call (727) 518-3131.

Award-winning musical: Honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, Chicago —The Musical returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $70, $60, $50. Call (727) 791-7400. Visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Saturday

Summer Saturday green market: Open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Saturday in Dunedin's Pioneer Park, 460 Main St., offering fresh produce, cheese, seafood, plants, pet items and more. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net.

Extreme jams: Free admission for bikers and skaters the first Saturday of every month at Highland Skate Park, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. Helmets required and liability waivers must be on file. Bikes only noon to 3 p.m.; skate only 3-6 p.m. Call (727) 518-3016.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passings running through Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open first full weekend of each month 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Free ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team performs 6 p.m. every Saturday on Tower Lake off Douglas Road in Oldsmar. Concessions available or bring your own picnic. For directions and team information, visit www.tampawaterski.com.

Author open house: Meet more than 30 Florida authors 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. Event includes author talks and books available for signing. For a schedule and complete list of authors, visit cityofsafetyharbor.com/library.

Beach party: The second annual "End of School Beach Blast" will be 5-10 p.m. at Sunset Beach, located at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Open to children of all ages. Event features beach volleyball, a treasure hunt, sand castle building, games and contests, followed by an outdoor movie, Avatar, at dusk. Bring seating. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Home buyer seminar: Participants will learn about the entire home buying process and speak with lenders, real estate and insurance agents, home inspectors, home improvement providers and more 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. Free. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. To register call (727) 442-4155.

Fishing derby for kids: Event will be 8-10 a.m. at R.E. Olds Fishing Pier, 107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar, for children ages 5-16. Prizes awarded for the biggest catch. Parent or guardian must be present to fill out a registration form. Bring pole and bait. Free. Call (813) 749-1273.

Fishing tournament for adults: 7-11 a.m. at Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve N, 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar. Registration is on-site. Prizes will be awarded. Free. Call (813) 749-1260.

Painting workshop: The Decorative Artists Guild will present a watering can painting workshop 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Free. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited. To register call Liz at (727) 298-3080, ext. 253.

A night in the islands: Enjoy live Greek music, dancing, dining and more 6-11 p.m. along Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope and Athens streets at the Sponge Docks, Tarpon Springs. Free admission. Call (727) 942-5605.

Water Your Mind: The 10th annual Adult Summer Reading Program begins Saturday at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. The summer event will feature a variety of programs, book discussions, prizes and more. For details call Liz at (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

Ballet DVD: The Pinellas Opera League will show the DVD, La Fille Mal Gardee (The Wayward Daughter), at 1:30 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 242-6486.

Out & About calendar of events 06/02/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 5:14pm]
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