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Out and About in North Pinellas: Poetry and jazz in Tarpon Springs

Today

The Bay Bouquet Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. The program, "Proper Care of Palms," will be presented by Pinellas County Extension expert Andy Wilson. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 736-5593.

Poetry and jazz night: Participants are welcome to read favorite poems, share their own or just listen, 7-8 at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. An open mike will be available. Solo jazz guitarist Tom Stewart will provide live music. All ages welcome. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Kiwanis to meet: The Tarpon Springs Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of every month at Cypress Run Golf Club, 2669 St. Andrews Blvd., Tarpon Springs. New members welcome. Call Brendan and Mary O'Connor at (727) 935-5535.

Inspired by Elvis: International Thespian Troupe 5590 will present the musical All Shook Up at 7 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday in the auditorium of Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St. $12 adults, $8 children. Call (727) 669-1131.

Civil War roundtable: The Suncoast Civil War Roundtable will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Jason's Deli, Cypress Point Shopping Center, 25801 U.S. 19, Clearwater. Call (727) 535-7276.

Hadassah to meet: The Clearwater Chapter of Hadassah will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, Clearwater, and include a presentation on personal and home safety, and identity theft. A light dairy lunch will be served. Call Claire at (727) 393-7417.

Learn about reptiles: The Suncoast Herpetological Society will meet at 7 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Park, 27590 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 942-6700 or visit kingsnake.com/suncoast herpsociety.

History buffs welcome: A history club meets at 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays through April at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 376-1077.

Coin club meeting: The Largo Coin Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call Bob at (727) 688-9871.

SAR meeting: The Clearwater Chapter, Florida Sons of the American Revolution meet at 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Blvd. A noon lunch will be followed by the program, "Our Current Constitutional Crisis." Advance tickets $18, $20 at the door. Suggested attire is sport coat and tie. Wives and guests may attend. Call (727) 535-1833.

Tunes at 2: The Frank Parsons Big Band will present the program "It's Spring: Batter Up!" at 2 p.m. at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Tickets $10. Call (727) 812-4530.

Senior fun day: The city of Dunedin, Dunedin Blue Jays and Mease Manor have partnered to bring a day of fun to area seniors, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dunedin Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave. The event will feature baseball's future stars, carnival-style games, a raffle and prizes. Lunch, admission and parking are free. Call Ian Collman at (727) 298-3299.

Thursday

Learning about law: The Clearwater Bar Association presents People's Law School, an educational series taught by lawyers and judges, 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through April 29 at St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. This week's class features "Contracts and Construction Law" in the Teaching Auditorium. Free. All are welcome, no registration required. For directions visit spcollege.edu.

Free massage: Learn about recycling and conservation, receive a free five-minute massage, and meet the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary's new mascot Sceeter the owl from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at an Earth Day event at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-6703 or visit naturesfoodpatch.com.

Interactive folktales: Stories of Florida Con Sabor! with award-winning storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. The program will be signed in ASL. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

Stage play: Enchanted April, a story about finding happiness in romantic 1922 Italy, will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through May 2, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $20 adults, $10 students with current ID. For reservations, call (727) 446-1360.

Bahamian book bash: Experience an evening of literacy with a Caribbean twist hosted by Reginald Roundtree and featuring Florida author Bob Morris, live music by the Bayou Boys, an auction, food and wine tasting, 6:30-9 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Tickets $35 advance, $45 at the door. All proceeds benefit Palm Harbor Library Endowment Foundation Inc. Call Debbie at (727) 784-3332, ext. 3002.

Kiwanis to meet: Don Meek, donor relations manager with Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches in Safety Harbor, will be the guest speaker at a 6 p.m. meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane. The public is welcome. Call (727) 725-7549 or visit kiwanis.org/club/springtimecity or youthranches.org.

Friday

Movie in the park: The film Where the Wild Things Are, an adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, will be shown at 8 p.m. at the gazebo in John Wilson Park, 401 Main St., Safety Harbor. Free. Bring seating or blanket. Call Joe Cooper at (727) 724-1572 or visit cityofsafety harbor.com.

Street party: Clearwater's 57th annual Fun 'n Sun Festival begins 5:30-8:30 p.m. with Fourth Friday, a street party along Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater, featuring kid-friendly games, more than 60 exhibitors, food, drinks and music by JuFraLa and the Twilights. Call (727) 562-4700 or visit myclearwater.com/funnsun.

Hula Hoop extravaganza: Nothing like the hooping you did as a kid. This is a great core workout. Bring a friend for a hoopin' good time, 7:30-9 p.m. at Rigsby Recreation Center, 605 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 724-1572.

Broadway favorites: West Coast Players present Side by Side, a musical revue featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, through May 9 with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees at 21905 U.S. 19, Clearwater (in the Clearwater Commerce Center behind Clearwater Toyota). Tickets $22, $20 seniors/students/military. Call (727) 734-2363.

School carnival: Leila G. Davis Elementary School will host a Spring Fling Carnival from 5:30-8 p.m. at 2360 Landmark Drive, Clearwater, with face painting, food, games and prizes. Call (727) 725-7972.

Out and About in North Pinellas: Poetry and jazz in Tarpon Springs 04/20/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 6:25pm]

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