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Out & About: Events in Pinellas County

Today

The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, an original 1896 Cracker-style house that features period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts on the first and third Thursdays 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays during the month of February. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676. (727) 399-1412 or (727) 445-9312.

Today

Concert in the park: The Dunedin Pipe Band will give a concert at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Free. Bring seating. Call (727) 733-6240.

Crossroads Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Belcher and Curlew roads, Palm Harbor. Find fresh produce, seafood, spices, cheese, honey, jewelry, clothing and unique gifts. Call (727) 724-3054 or (727) 787-4700.

Highwaymen event and exhibit: Many of the original 26 original artists known as "The Highwaymen" will meet with the public to share their traditions and painting techniques 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History, 329 Bayshore Blvd. S. Admission $5. Call (727) 726-1668 or visit www.safetyharbor museum.org.

Election history: A comprehensive collection of American presidential election items are on display through June at the Dunedin Historical Museum, 349 Main St. Includes vintage voting machines and an interactive area. Call (727) 736-1176.

Family fun: Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo, offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m.-9.p.m. Saturday, and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Call (727) 518-3016.

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Dr. with picnic pavilions, restrooms, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, a handicapped-accessible area. Open 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call 727-586-7415 for rental information.

Monday

Airline club: United Airlines Retirees and Soon to Be's will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Tiffany's Restaurant, 35000 Highway 19 N, Palm Harbor. Call Ken Wilson at (727) 443-7060.

Make jewelry: Jodi Kaltenbacher will teach jewelry making at 11 a.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. $10 per class plus cost of materials. To register, call (727) 736-1494.

Spotlight series: The Largo Lions Club presents The Lowe Family in a high-energy, fast-paced show of music, song and dance at 2 and 7 p.m. Monday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $20 reserved; $17 per person in groups of 10 or more. Call (727) 587-6793.

Audubon Society meeting: Susan Cerulean, Florida writer, naturalist and activist, will be the special guest of the Clearwater Audubon Society at its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Call (727) 462-6024.

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoast chorus.com.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Crystalaires Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit the Web site at crystalaires.org.

Tuesday

Meet the candidates: The Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Safety Harbor City Hall, 750 Main St. The public is invited to submit questions and meet the seven candidates running for three commission seats. Call (727) 724-1555.

Luncheon meeting: The Welcome Newcomer Club will meet for an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Tuesday at Crescent Oaks Country Club, 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs. A representative of the Haven will speak. Call (727) 517-2423, (727) 536-0231 or visit newcomersofpinellas.org.

Pong to XBox: "Video Stuff," an exhibit of video gaming and its history, will be on display 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through the end of May at the Dunedin Historical Museum, 349 Main St. Admission $2. Call (727) 736-1176 or visit dunedinmuseum.org.

Candidates forum: The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce will host a City Commission candidates forum from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave. For details, call (727) 733-3197.

Writer's group: Share creativity at the Palm Harbor Writer's Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 786-3133.

Tax help: AARP volunteers will offer free tax counseling and preparation of 2008 federal income tax returns from 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 15 at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. Photo ID and Social Security card required. Call (813) 749-1181.

Free movie: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department will show the following movies for free in February at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave.: Traitor, 1 p.m. Tuesday; and The Secret Life of Bees, 1 p.m. Feb. 17. Call (727) 942-5628.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen-Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6-10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698.

Speech, speech: The Donaghue-Dunedin Toastmasters Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Unity Community Church, 1316 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. People interested in becoming better public speakers are invited to attend. Call Sue Gow at (727) 733-5409.

Unique gift: Give your sweetheart a "singing valentine" delivered by singers from the Greater Pinellas Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, along with a red silk rose and parchment scroll. Cost is $50. This fundraising event supports local school music programs through the Barbershop Harmony Foundation. Call (727) 586-4817 for deliveries north of Clearwater; for deliveries south call (727) 397-5098 or (727) 786-1739.

Out & About: Events in Pinellas County 01/31/09 [Last modified: Saturday, January 31, 2009 12:46pm]

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