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Out & About: May 26-29

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Student concert: A musical program showcasing chorus, piano, guitar and music theory students at East Lake High School will begin at 7 p.m. at 1300 Silver Eagle Drive. There will be a special tribute to the military and veterans. Admission is $4 at the door, free for children and military personnel. Call (727) 942-5419.

Journey of discovery: Arlen Bensen will give a one-man performance of Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel: An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences at 7 p.m. at Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. Free admission, but donations will be accepted. Call (727) 724-1524, ext. 112.

Plant clinic: Talk to professionals at a "Master Gardener Plant Clinic" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3007.

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Garden and N Fort Harrison avenues. Colorful tents and booths are filled with farm fresh produce, cheeses, fresh baked goods, cut flowers, plants and more. Call (727) 461-7674 or e-mail info@clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

A century of Scouting: District vice chairman Dr. Steve Lund and district finance chairwoman Peggy Kirk, both with the West Central Florida Council's Calusa District, will be the speakers at a 6 p.m. meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. The public is welcome. For reservations, call (727) 725-7549. Visit kiwanis.org/club/springtimecity.

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

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

Beach concert: Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the sunset while listening to the music of the DeLei'd Parrots at 7 p.m. at Sunset Beach at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Concessions are available or you can bring a picnic. No pets or alcohol. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Government matters: State Rep. Janet C. Long, D-Seminole, will discuss the 2010 legislative session, including the state budget, education matters and other issues at 7 p.m. at St. Petersburg College-Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St., Seminole. Call (727) 392-3082.

Ecology and resource management: Dr. Steven J. Harper will give a presentation focusing on management techniques used to maintain and restore natural resources at Brooker Creek Preserve from 7-8 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 397-2306. Visit MasterNaturalist.org.

Safety Harbor Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Gazebo at John Wilson Park, 401 Main St., featuring fresh and organic produce, plants and flowers, gourmet foods, baked goods, jewelry, light snacks and more. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

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

Friday

Free movie: Grab the family and a blanket and head out to the Movies in the Park series every Friday night in May at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Themed activities for kids start at 7 p.m., movie begins at dusk. This week's movie is Where the Wild Things Are. On-site parking and concessions available. Call (727) 587-6755.

Broadway hits: Melody Craven will offer a sampling of the best of Broadway in her show Simply Show Tunes at 7:30 p.m. in Murray Studio Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $17, $12 with student ID. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Summer concert series: The Contours, featuring Sylvester Potts, will bring choreography, harmonies and Motown grooves to Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $25, but $30 on the day of show. Free parking. Call (727) 587-6793.

4th Friday: The family fun event is 5:30-10 p.m. along the 500-600 blocks of Cleveland Street, Clearwater, with arts, crafts, food, free children's games and entertainment, and live music. This month's event, co-sponsored by the Clearwater Chapter of Military Officers Association of America and Clearwater Veterans Association, also features a Memorial Day weekend kickoff parade at 7 p.m., Coast Guard flyovers and more. Free admission. For more information, call toll-free 1-866-550-3472 or visit 4thFridayClearwater.com.

Oldsmar Freedom Fest: A family-friendly Memorial Day weekend, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday with 12 bands on two stages, concessions, motorcycle shows, contests, rides and vendors along State Street from Fairfield Street to St. Petersburg Drive. Free admission and parking. Call (813) 749-1260.

Out & About: May 26-29 05/25/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 5:25pm]
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