Out and about in Largo

JIM DAMASKE | Times

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Celebrate sunset: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

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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. Closed Mondays. For details call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/.

Music and fun: The Defendants, a local classic rock band, will perform at a free "Family & Friends Night," 5-9 p.m. hosted by the Sears Outlet, 5251 11th Ave. N, Clearwater. Event includes free hamburgers and hot dogs, as well as door prizes. Call (727) 573-5811 or visit thedefendantsonline.com.

Launch party: The Dunedin Youth Sailing Association will host a Launch Party 2-4 p.m. at the Dunedin Boat Club, on the western shore of the Dunedin City Marina. The DYSA student logo contest artists and their winning designs will be unveiled, and there will be free hot dogs, chips, drinks and sailing demonstrations. Call Mary Kolb at (727) 733-3493 or visit dunedinsails.org.

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Coffee, donuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details call Pat McGehee at (727) 779-3704.

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Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a beautiful, 70-acre park located 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the Bay area completely accessible to disabled users. Open 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

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

Who was Virginia Woolf?: Time Unframed, a lecture and discussion about novelist Virginia Woolf, will be presented by Dr. Daniela Feliciani from the University of Rome, Italy, at noon at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. No reservations required. Call (727) 562-4970.

Senator to speak: The public is invited to hear and ask questions of state Sen. Mike Fasano when he discusses important information on budgets, bills and the state of Florida legislation at a meeting of the Council of North County Neighborhoods at 7 p.m. at the Crescent Oaks County Club, 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 560-5586 or visit cncnpc.org.

Women's boot camp: Gain more confidence, self-esteem and empowerment at this women's only class that meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. $5 per class. Space is limited. Call (727) 736-1494.

Ballroom dance lessons: Learn to ballroom dance 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Daily fee is $9 with recreation ID, $13 without. Call (737) 298-3299.

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Family fun: Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Call (727) 518-3016.

Meet the author: Author Elaine Carole will share her personal story and discuss her book, Stolen Innocence, at an author's showcase at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

Rug braiding class: Learn the lost art of rug braiding at 2 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. Bring old T-shirts, pillow cases or shirts. Free cake provided. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

Author to entertain: Local author Tina Turbin will present a story and craft activity for children ages 3-8 centered around her children's book series, Danny the Dragon, at 2 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. No pre-registration necessary. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3018.

Tuesday 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. 22 games. Lunch available 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (727) 733-8153.

Snippin' and scrappin': A free scrapbooking workshop will be offered 10 a.m.-noon the third Tuesday of every month at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Light refreshments provided. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Out and about in Largo 08/15/09 [Last modified: Saturday, August 15, 2009 5:30am]

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