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Out and about in North Pinellas for the week of June 20

Today

The International Cat Association cat show: A judged show that expects to draw more than 100 mixed breed and house cats. Awards for best breeds and best of show. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $6, $5 seniors, $4 children, five and younger no fee. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. (813) 814-2333.

Today

Adult Sailing: Hit the water for lessons to learn boat rigging, jibing, tacking, knot tying, boat handling, right-of-way rules and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $110, $95 with rec card. Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St., Dunedin. (727) 298-3266; dunedingov.com.

North Pinellas Pride Family Picnic: There will be live entertainment at the pavilion with a DJ and performances by the Wendy Barmore Band, SAFI Taffy Show Chorus, 10th Concession and Lorna Bracewell. Food and merchandise will be available. Noon. Free. Highlander Park, Michigan Boulevard and Culbertson Avenue, Dunedin. (727) 733-6450; dunedingov.com.

Heart and Soul Cinema: Sunday afternoon film series in which a short introduction precedes the film and discussion follows. This portion features the 1989 Oscar-winning film The Dead Poets Society, starring Robin Williams. 1:30 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. (727) 724-1525.

The Boys Next Door: Touching play by Tom Griffin about four mentally challenged men. 2 p.m. $18, $15 for seniors, students and military. West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 437-2363; wcplayers.com.

Almost, Maine: Romantic comedy with a whimsical approach to the joys and perils of romance. 2 p.m. $15, $13. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center , 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

Wedding Dance Expo: See how painless learning to dance for a wedding can be. 2-5 p.m. $5 per person; free for fathers of the bride and groom. Dance America Dance Studio, 4445 East Bay Drive, Clearwater; dancedesigner.com.

Dogedin Dog Mural: During the Dog Days of Summer PUP crawl and Dogedin Dog Mural unveiling, local artist Anna Hamilton will reveal the dog mural she's been painting for the past month. Hot dogs and beer will be on sale, with a portion of the beer sales going to Dunedin Doggie Rescue. 5 p.m. Skip's Bar and Grill, 371 Main St., Dunedin. (727) 204-5515.

Monday

Horsemanship Camp: Girls and boys will learn how to ride, groom and bathe horses at this week-long camp that includes crafts, games and a water balloon fight on the final day. Snacks and water will be provided, or bring your own picnic lunch. Space is limited. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost of camp is $175. Magic Beans Village Foundation, 470 Second St. N, Safety Harbor.

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can enjoy the companionship of other parents and caregivers while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. 9:45-10:45 a.m. $1.50, 2 and younger no fee. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016.

The Tricky Dogs Show: Kids will love this family-friendly circus-style dog act. 2-3 p.m. Free. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater.

Bingo: Early bird bingo at 6 p.m.; followed by regular bingo at 7. Smoking allowed outside on covered deck. 6-9 p.m. Free admission. VFW Post 10304, 724 Tuskawilla St., Clearwater.

Summer Solstice Water Blessing: Celebrate the summer solstice with a special water blessing for the Gulf of Mexico, outside in the Medicine Wheel. White Fawn Star will facilitate the event. 7-8 p.m. An offering will be taken. Oak Trail Books/Witch's Brew, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 785-1960.

Candidates Forum: Candidates for state House of Representatives District 48, County Commissioner District 4, School Board District 2, and East Lake Fire Commissioner will discuss issues of importance to residents of northern Pinellas County. This forum will be moderated with questions provided to the candidates in advance. Login at cncnpc.org to submit questions. Presented by the Council of North County Neighborhoods. 7 p.m. Free. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Sponsor: Don Ewing Jr. (727) 560-5586.

Dunedin Blue Jays: Belly Buster BBQ Mondays: Fans can purchase an all-you-can-eat wristband at the barbecue tent for unlimited access to food and drinks. Best of all: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult wristband. 7 p.m. $6. Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302. Visit dunedin.bluejays.milb.com.

Tuesday

Muvico Free Family Film Festival: Where the Wild Things Are is a live-action/computer generated take on the beloved Maurice Sendak tale. Part of the proceeds from refreshment sales go to the Starlight Children's Foundation of Florida, a nonprofit group that helps families suffering through the illness of a child. Doors open at 9 a.m. Movie at 10 a.m. Free; refreshments extra. Palm Harbor 10, 37912 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 944-2282; muvico.com/freefilmfest.asp.

Art House Film Series: The library's series of films that stimulate thought. This portion features the 1992 PG-rated film A River Runs Through It. The Oscar-winning film tells the autobiographical story about two boys, Norman (Craig Sheffer) and Paul (Brad Pitt), growing up in 1920s Missoula, Mont., under the watchful eye of their father, a Presbyterian minister. 2 p.m. Free. Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3080.

Dunedin Blue Jays: KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets: Buy one ticket, get one ticket free from KRAFT Singles with purchase. Bring your KRAFT Singles package wrapper to a Dunedin Blue Jays game for the discount. Visit kraftsingles.com. Exclusions apply. It's also Muvico $1 Popcorn Night, where D-Jays fans can win free tickets to Muvico Palm Harbor 10. Fans can purchase $1 buckets of popcorn, and if they have tickets at the bottom of the cup, they're a winner. 7 p.m. $6. Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-9302; dunedin.bluejays.milb.com.

Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays: Teens and tweens ages 11-17 can hang with friends and enjoy swimming, s, snacks, games and prizes in and around the pool. 7:15-9:15 p.m. $3. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016; largo.com/department/division.php?fDD=13-61.

The Big Four: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax perform on one stage together in Bulgaria, and through the wonders of satellite technology, you can experience this historic concert event, broadcast exclusively to select movie theaters nationwide. 7:30 p.m. $18. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777; fathomevents.com. This event also takes place at the same time and date at Woodland Square 20, Oldsmar, and Citrus Stadium 20, Tampa.

Out and about in North Pinellas for the week of June 20 06/19/10 [Last modified: Saturday, June 19, 2010 10:40am]
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