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Out & About in North Pinellas: June 28-29

Clarita Filgueiras will help teach a workshop on flamenco dancing, a Spanish dance and musical form.

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Clarita Filgueiras will help teach a workshop on flamenco dancing, a Spanish dance and musical form.

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Flamenco Puro director Clarita Filgueiras and ensemble present the art of flamenco at a 3 p.m. workshop and 7 p.m. performance at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. The cost of the workshop is $10. Tickets for the performance tickets are $15, $13 members. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

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Weekend craft show: The seventh annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Dunedin and features folk art, pottery, jewelry, paintings, handmade clothing and more. Free admission. Call (954) 472-3755 or visit artfestival.com.

Step back in time: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N., Largo, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, gives tours of vintage architecture and classes in the arts of bygone days. For details call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/.

Discover nature with your child: Participate in a variety of self-guided nature games and activities during an open classroom 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Great for all ages. Call (727) 453-6800.

Espresso Yourself: Create paintings using brewed coffee and tea at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osecola Ave. For grades 5-12. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

New Yorkers to meet: The Native New Yorkers of Tampa Bay Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Balla's Steak House, 776 Missouri Ave., Largo. Call (727) 345-5558 or (727) 585-0992.

Wedding and party extravaganza: Exhibitors will feature products and services from all aspects of party planning 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Heye Great Room of Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Event includes a fashion show, food samples, decorations, photography, a silent auction and prizes. Admission $10. Call (813) 249-9000.

Caladesi memories: Terry Fortner, granddaughter of Myrtle Betz who grew up on Caladesi Island, will present a narrative slide show of Myrtle's autobiography, Yesteryear I Lived in Paradise, at 2 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. A book-signing will follow. Call (727) 298-3080, ext 224.

Monday

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. at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoastchorus.com.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Crystalaires Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. The chorus is seeking tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit our web site at www.crystalaires.com.

Get fit: Strong For Life Fitness (Senior exercise for 50-plus), a Faith In Action of Upper Pinellas program, offers gentle exercises with bands that stretch and strengthen the body to fight muscle loss and sarcopenia at noon. Classes, also held on Wednesdays and Fridays, are led by videotape, equipment included. Free with recreation card. Call (813) 749-1155.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Keeping palms healthy: Expert Andy Wilson will explain how to keep palms healthy 6:30-8 p.m. at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Rain barrels will be available for purchase. To register for this free program, call (727) 582-2100 or visit pinellascountyextension.org and click on the "Online Class Registration" button.

Home Buyer U: Get the inside info about the current housing market, including the new 2009 homeowner's tax credit at 6 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Also present will be experts from a title company, lenders, and credit counselors. Call (727) 562-4970.

Author talk/book signing: Lisa Unger, a New York Times, USA Today and international best-selling author of literary thrillers, will discuss and sign her latest release, Die For You, at 7 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. Copies available for sale and signing. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

Digital photography night: Learn creative ways to use your digital camera at a camera class 5:30-7 p.m. at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive. Call (813) 748-1178.

Out & About in North Pinellas: June 28-29 06/27/09 [Last modified: Saturday, June 27, 2009 11:04am]
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