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Out and about in Pinellas County: Learn about responsible landscaping

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Phil Compton of the Sierra Club will report the latest information on "Healthier Water for Responsible Landscaping" at a meeting of the Safety Harbor Garden Club at 9:30 a.m. at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. Call (813) 891-0555.

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

Learn about reptiles: The Suncoast Herpetological Society will meet at 7 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Center, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Cayle Pearson will discuss breeding and cage set-ups. Free and open to the public. Call (727) 942-6700 or visit kingsnake.com/suncoastherpsociety.

Handcrafted artistry: Quilter's Crossing Quilt Club will host a trunk show by "Dani's Quilted Ladibug" at 9 a.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 446-0152.

Retro music: Ron & the Classics will bring the best tunes of the past 50 years to American Legion Post 7 at 7 p.m. and July 29 at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. The post accepts old flags and cell phones for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Fairy tale drama: The story of Rumpelstiltskin will be performed by Play'nAround Traveling Children's Theater at 2 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

Thursday

Dogs helping people: The Southeastern Guide Dogs will pay a visit to the Rotary Club of East Lake Sunrise at its meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Tarpon Woods Country Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. Breakfast $15. To attend, call Roger Johnson at (727) 781-5555.

Silver screen classics: View a classic movie on a 20-foot screen at noon in the Largo Community Center's auditorium, 65 Fourth St. NW. Refreshments will be sold. For movie title call (727) 518-3131.

Newcomers club: The Palm Harbor Newcomers Club invites new and long time residents to its luncheon meeting at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of every month at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway, Oldsmar. Cost is $20. Call Jacquie at (727) 729-4183 or visit palmharbornewcomersclub.com.

Plumb House Museum: The Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, featuring a variety of antiques and vintage items such as uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team 8:30-11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month. The two-story, cracker-style wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. Call (727) 446-2676 or (727) 399-1412.

British club to meet: The British Commonwealth Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. Activities are planned and refreshments will be served. New members and guests are welcome. Annual dues $20. Call Wenda at (727) 939-0362, Mary at (727) 379-0759 or Pearl at (813) 453-5581.

Magic and comedy: Bring the kids to see the stand-up comedy show, "Magic with Erick Olson," at 3 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl.

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.

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 every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Wear your Legion shirt and get a second beverage free. Call (727) 442-5293.

Friday

Book sale: The Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library will host a book sale 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Delightful spoof: City Players presents the comedy Once Upon A Mattress at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen- Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $23. Free parking. Call (727) 791-7400.

Out and about in Pinellas County: Learn about responsible landscaping 07/14/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 9:21pm]
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