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Out & About in North Pinellas, April 14-16

U.S. postage stamps featuring the artistic designs of Gee’s Bend Quilts

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U.S. postage stamps featuring the artistic designs of Gee’s Bend Quilts

Today

The Clearwater Stamp Club invites all with an interest in stamp collecting to its monthly meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Clearwater East Library, Meeting Room B, 2251 Drew St. Call Bob at (727) 599-1745.

Help with job searches: Susan Somers, staffing consultant for Express Employment Professionals, will discuss "Great Cover Letters and Awesome Results" at 6 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Two more related business programs are scheduled for 6 p.m. April 21 and 28. Call (727) 562-4970.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays 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. on Tuesdays at Unity Community Church, 1316 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Individuals interested in becoming better public speakers are invited to attend. Call Sue Gow at (727) 733-5409.

Wednesday

Reptile club to meet: The Suncoast Herpetological Society will meet at 7 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Center, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Todd Gearhart will discuss arachnids, spiders and anoles. Call (727) 942-6700. Visit kingsnake.com/suncoast herpsociety.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Peace vigil: 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays at Edgewater Park, next to the Dunedin Marina, at Alt. U.S. 19 and Main Street, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-8945 or visit www. stpeteforpeace.org.

Euchre players: Enjoy a fun time out playing cards at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 10888 126th Ave. N, Largo. Call (727) 474-2682.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from a variety of vendors 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of April at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and games begin at noon Wednesdays at St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252) 4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street, between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues ,features items including farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www. clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

Comedy opens: The Francis Wilson Playhouse presents Kitchen Witches, an outrageous comedy by Caroline Smith, at 8 p.m. through April 26, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. For tickets ,call (727) 446-1360. Visit FrancisWilsonPlayhouse.org.

Casting call: Auditions for the comedy Catch A Falling Star will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Needed: One man and one woman, ages 20-40, and one man, age 30-50. Those interested in auditioning should prepare a monologue and bring a head shot and resume. Call director Tom Orr at (727) 934-3543.

The British Commonwealth Society: Meets at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. Refreshments will be served. New members and guests welcome. Club dues $25 annually. Call Wenda at (727) 939-0362, Mary at (727) 379-0759 or Pearl at (813) 453-5581.

Residents invited: Palm Harbor Newcomers Club will meet at 10 a.m. at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway, Oldsmar. Special event is a presentation by Robert Freedman, president of Ruth Eckerd Hall. Cost is $18. Call (727) 773-1304. Visit palmharbornewcomersclub.com.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist with genealogy research 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host "People's Law School," a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a complete class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double-deck pinochle 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.

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 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 2. The two-story, cracker-style 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.

Out & About in North Pinellas, April 14-16 04/13/09 [Last modified: Monday, April 13, 2009 7:23pm]
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