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Out and About around Pinellas County

Clearwater’s Juicy Body Works sells handcrafted soaps.

BILL SERNE | Times (2007)

Clearwater’s Juicy Body Works sells handcrafted soaps.

Today

Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April 2009 in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Today

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.

Kiwanis to meet: The Kiwanis Club of Springtime City meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. A program on Clearwater police communications will be presented. Dinner cost $13. For reservations call (727) 725-7549 or visit www.kiwanis.org/club/springtimecity.

Dixieland music: Tom Barrett's Dixieland All Stars will perform 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

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.

Friday

Senior fair: Seniors with questions about medical issues, insurance problems, lifestyle changes and more can find answers at a Senior Awareness Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Free. Includes a pizza lunch with dessert. Call (727) 289-3299.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays until the end of April in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue and 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.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 7 sponsors a fish fry 5-8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. every Friday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Battle of the bands: At 7 p.m. Friday, four live bands will each perform an original 30-minute set for the public and a panel of judges who will choose the winner at East Lake High, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive. Tickets $5 at the door. Call (727) 942-5419.

Saturday

Ultimate "Tailgate Pawty": Tons of tailgating fun for the animal-loving sports fan 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater featuring vendors, food, games, adoptable pets from the Humane Society of Pinellas Inc., and photo and autograph opportunities from noon-2 p.m. with Danieal Manning of the Chicago Bears and Dominique Rhodes of the Indianapolis Colts. Call (727) 797-7722, ext. 222.

Book signing: Martha Stewart will sign copies of her new book, Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes For the Home Cook, at 3 p.m. Saturday at Macy's at Westfield Countryside Mall, 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 712-5525.

Meet the artist: Painter Jim Warren, who has worked with Disney Studios and created album cover art and a Jim Morrison Tribute, will be painting live and sharing stories with fans 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at The Jim Warren Gallery, 639 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call toll-free 1-800-276-9040.

Open air market: Market in the Park, featuring fresh produce, plants and herbs, all natural pet treats, hot sauces, breakfast and lunch foods and more, opens at 9 a.m. every Saturday through mid-April 2009 at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net.

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad will be featured. Cost is $7.50. Music provided by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.

Weekend music: Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7 presents entertainment by "Carlo" at 12:30 p.m. and Bobby Palermo at 7 p.m. Saturday; and a Singles Dance with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. Sunday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Meet the author: Tim Dorsey will be signing his latest book, Nuclear Jellyfish, 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Book Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call (727) 588-0474.

Yard sale: Find a bargain at Northwood Presbyterian Church's annual yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 2875 State Road 580, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-8090.

Rummage sale: Friends of Oldsmar Public Library will sponsor a rummage sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the library's parking lot at 400 St. Petersburg Drive E, Oldsmar. Money earned helps support library projects. Call (813) 493-1642 or (813) 855-1191.

Prosperous thinking: Life Coach Jason Borton will present a two hour seminar, "Create Your Abundance Mindset," and share the secrets of abundant living in a hands-on workshop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. Tickets $25 advance; $25 at the door. Call (727) 785-1960.

Book signing: Author Barbara Birenbaum will sign copies of her books, including her latest, Amber's Dachshund Antics, 1-3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23654 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 669-1688.

16th-annual Pinellas Folk Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Event features live music, storytelling, dancing and traditional crafts. Free parking, shuttle and admission. Call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage.

Out and About around Pinellas County 01/28/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 6:31pm]
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