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Out and about around Pinellas

Today

Dance to professional caller Allen Snell 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee is $5 per person. Call (727) 298-3299.

Today

Art reception: Meet New York City artist John Kneapler at an opening reception of his collection, "Gestural Landscapes," 5-8 p.m. at Syd Entel Galleries, 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. Exhibit runs through Nov. 21. Call the gallery at (727) 725-1808.

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 Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $1 nonresidents with Largo rec card; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3131.

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon Thursdays at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Lunch available. Call (727) 442-5293.

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

Friday

Nostalgic musical: Eight O'Clock Theater presents Singin' in the Rain today through Nov. 15 at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $26 adults, $16 students age 19 and younger with ID, and $23.50 per person with groups of 10 or more. Call (727) 587-6793.

Scottish dancing: The Scottish American Society, dedicated to preserving Scottish heritage, invites the public to its Friday night ceilidhs for dancing and singing at 7 p.m. at 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. Admission is $3 for members; $4 for nonmembers. Call (727) 736-4121.

Annual pig roast: Abilities Guild will host its annual pig roast at 6 p.m. at Carlouel Yacht Club, 1091 Eldorado Ave., Clearwater Beach. The event includes dinner, wine and dessert and music for dancing. $70 guild members, $75 non-guild members. All proceeds benefit programs for the disabled at Abilities Foundation. Call (727) 799-3524.

Great American songs: The Suncoast Singers begin the 30th season with "There's Something About Swing," featuring music by Cole Porter, Ira and George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and others at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $18-$20 plus tax and handling fee. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

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 7-11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Twice-a-week bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Prizes and jackpots awarded. Call (727) 733-5153.

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

Friday bingo: VFW Post 2550 hosts bingo games every Friday at 360 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; games begin at noon. Lunch will be available. Call (727) 733-6107.

Dunedin's green market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday until the end of April in Pioneer Park at Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Find produce, cheese, seafood, plants and herbs, natural pet treats and more. Call Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215.

A haunting in Tarpon: Tour a 100-year-old former boardinghouse taken over by ghosts and other scary things 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday above the Court of Two Sisters antique shop, 155 E Tarpon Ave. in downtown Tarpon Springs. Buy tickets at the door. A portion of the $7 admission will be donated to schools and clubs. May be too frightening for small children. Call (727) 437-2343.

Saturday

Piano recital: The Upper Pinellas Music Teachers Association presents students in a Masquerade Recital at 2 p.m. at Piano Distributors, 6170 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 789-3478.

Crystal Beach art show: Some 45 artists will participate in a multimedia art show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the end of Crystal Beach Avenue along the water's edge. Call Kathy Rabold at (727) 781-6859.

Art and craft festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday along Dodecanese Boulevard at the Sponge Docks, Tarpon Springs, featuring fine arts and crafts, food and music. Free admission. Call (352) 344-0657 or visit tnteventsinc.com.

Out and about around Pinellas 10/28/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 5:21pm]
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