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Out and about in North Pinellas: Jazz fest includes art walk

Today

The Neville Brothers perform 8-9:30 p.m. at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. Gates open at 2 p.m. Free admission. For details call (727) 461-5200 or visit clearwaterjazz.com.

Today

Broadway-quality musical: The Sesame Street Live production of "Elmo's Green Thumb" will be performed at 1 and 4:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $15, $19, $28 and $33. Call (727) 791-7400.

Jazz 'N Art Walk: Clearwater Jazz Holiday's second annual Clearwater Jazz 'N Art Walk continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today from Fort Harrison to East avenues in downtown Clearwater. Event features live entertainment on the Garden Avenue stage, a juried art show and children's activities. Call (727) 461-5200. Visit clearwaterjazz.com/jazz_art_walk.html.

Art lecture: "Arnold Newman: His Work and His Legacy," by J. Tomás López, noted photographer, professor of art and art history at University of Miami, at 3 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. $5 members, $8 non-members. Call (727) 712-5762.

Short story contest: Teens can celebrate Teen Read Week through Saturday by entering a short story contest at all Clearwater Public Library System branches. Stories must be 1,000 words or less typewritten, and topics should be personal stories or original fiction. Entries will be judged in two categories: grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. One winner in each category will receive a $100 gift card. Deadline is Oct. 31. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

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 nonsmoking rooms. Coffee, doughnuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For details, call Pat McGehee at (727) 779-3704.

Singles dance: American Legion Post 7 will host a bay area singles dance with DJ Mike playing oldies and adult contemporary music 6-11 p.m. every Sunday during October at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Admission $8. Call (727) 459-2076.

Monday

Garden club meeting: Top of the Bay Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. at 207 Exeter St., Oldsmar and include a floral arranging and design program by Sunday Page of Oldsmar Florist. Open to the public. Call (813) 814-2928.

Singing is life: The Palm Harbor Crystal-Aires Men's Barbershop Four-part Harmony Chorus invites all male singers to come and see if this hobby appeals to you. The chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. every Monday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit crystalaires.com.

Chorale seeks voices: The International Chorale of Dunedin needs tenors and basses. The group meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Emmanuel Community Church, 1150 County Road 1, Palm Harbor. For information contact Bev Peck at bevpeck@tampabay.rr.com.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Rummage sale: There will be a rummage sale 9:30-4 p.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 2757 Alderman Road, Palm Harbor. All proceeds will be donated to charity. Call (727) 787-9553 or (727) 781-2425.

Writer to speak: Author Patricia Lieb will be guest speaker at a meeting of the Countryside Kiwanis Club at 7:30 a.m. at Eve's Restaurant, Woodlands Square, 3150 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Public is invited. Visit kiwanis.org/club/countryside.

Creating characters: Tara Randall, author of Lasting Love, Hidden Hearts, Melody of Love and other popular romances, will discuss characterization in novels at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

An American icon: Enjoy an evening with country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson and family at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $39.50, $52.50, $85. Call (727) 791-7400. Visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Spelling bee: The first annual Team Spelling Bee will take place at 6 p.m. at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Teams of two or more have the opportunity to win prizes, a trophy and bragging rights. Free registration. Call (727) 587-6715, ext. 2529.

Ghost stories: Local author Deborah Frethem will discuss her book, Ghost Stories of St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Pinellas County, at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. Call (727) 943-4922.

Learn about herbs: The Florida Herb Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Clearwater Garden Club, 405 Seminole St. Deserie Valloreo of HerbalWise, and a representative from My Mother's Grove, a nursery, citrus grove and garden in south Hillsborough county, will speak. Visitors are welcome. Call (727) 365-8574.

Out and about in North Pinellas: Jazz fest includes art walk 10/17/09 [Last modified: Saturday, October 17, 2009 2:07pm]
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