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Out & About: Tai chi classes offered in Clearwater

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Tai chi classes taught by a certified volunteer instructor are being offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays throughout March at 1223 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For more information, call (727) 562-2878.

Noon tunes: Bring lunch and enjoy a free concert by local musicians 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday throughout March at Pioneer Park, corner of Douglas Avenue and Main Street, Dunedin. For concert information, call David White at (727) 812-4545.

Discussing history: Jerry Ciarcia will host a talk on "World War II: Prologue" at a history discussion group 1:30-3 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

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

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

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to city hall, through April. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 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.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues. Features farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese, and more. Music 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

New club: Join chess enthusiast Jim Martin to learn more about the game 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Calling all talent: Auditions for the Tarpon Springs Recreation Department's 21st annual talent show will be 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. To reserve a time slot, call (727) 942-5628.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items, including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, Music, themed events and activities, too. 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.-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, 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.

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the 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. 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.

Friday

Sharing a vision: Tommy Sands and his Irish Band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $22, $20 member, $15 student. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through April in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, featuring produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

Celebrating American initiative: The Community Associations Institute Suncoast Chapter will host its annual CAI Day and Trade Show with keynote speaker state Sen. Mike Fasano from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. There will be 140 booths will display products and services for association living. Free refreshments, drawings and giveaways. Free admission. Call (727) 345-0165 or visit the Web site suncoastcai.com.

Softball competition: Watch some of the nation's best collegiate players competing in the USF Softball Under Armour Invitational and Showcase March 6-15 at the Eddie C. Moore Complex, 2780 Drew St., Clearwater. Tickets for the first series, to be held Friday-Sunday; and the second series, set for March 13-15, are $8 adults, $6 for children 17 and younger. Visit usfseries.com.

Out & About: Tai chi classes offered in Clearwater 03/03/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 9:47pm]
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