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Out and about in Pinellas County: Sept. 15-16

Today

QiGong: QiGong warmup, movement progression and meditation with a certified instructor. Wednesdays and Fridays. 9-10 a.m. First session free. $3 for members, $4 for non-members. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Sponsor: Sharon Snow. (813) 249-7356.

Bay Bouquet Garden Club Meeting: The Bay Bouquet Garden Club will present the program, "The Care and Staging of Staghorn Ferns," at its upcoming meeting. Guests are welcome. 9:30 a.m. Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 787-3927.

Safety Harbor Garden Club: Learn how to improve your landscape at monthly meeting of the Safety Harbor Garden Club; bring a small arrangement for show or trade. This month, find out how to grow a lush garden in a limited space as Nancy Wilkes demonstrates self-watering stacking planters that grow vegetables, flowers and herbs in a small space. 9:30 a.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. (727) 953-6230.

Tea for Tots: The annual Lighthouse of Pinellas' full-catered lunch with entertainment and motivational speaking by season eight American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre. MacIntyre will sing, play piano and share the story of his musical success after starting to play piano by ear at age 3. Benefits the Lighthouse of Pinellas Children's Programs. 11:30 a.m. $50. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 544-4433, ext. 241; www.lighthouseofpinellas.org.

Learn to Perform Card Magic: Master magician William Kahn, a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians, will present two workshops jam-packed with card magic anyone can do. Following the workshop he will be signing Kahncepts, his latest book on card magic. Those who attend should bring a regular deck of playing cards. Each class is limited to 50 adult students. 2-4 p.m. Free. Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

Auditions for You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown: City of Oldsmar Leisure Services. Needed are dancers, singers and actors of all ages. Rehearsals will be during evening hours. Performance dates are Nov. 11-14 at R. E. Olds Amphitheater. 7-9 p.m. today. Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N, Oldsmar. (813) 749-1253.

Reptile Club Meeting: The public is invited to the Reptile Club's annual scavenger hunt. Bring water, flashlights and bug spray, and explore Moccasin Lake Nature Park. 7 p.m. Free. Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. (727) 942-6700 or visit kingsnake.com/ suncoastherpsociety.

Thursday

Kiwanis of Springtime City to Meet: Elyse Van Breemen with "Creating is Joy" will share how to think outside of the box. The public is welcome to attend. Call for reservations. 6 p.m. Clearwater Country Club, 525 N Betty Lane, Clearwater. (727) 725-7549. kiwanis.org/club/springtimecity/

Historic Plumb House Museum Tours: The Historic Plumb House, an original Cracker-style home built circa 1896, contains period furnishings, vintage photographic collections, artifacts and documents of historical significance, including yearbooks from Clearwater High School and memorabilia from the Clearwater Bombers, 10-time world softball champions. Free, but donations are welcome. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Plumb House Museum, 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. (727) 446-2676.

Indoor Fresh Market: The air-conditioned mall corridors house a market with fresh produce, prepared foods, multicultural and specialty food, greenery, arts and crafts, music and plenty of seating for people-watching. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Sunday. Free, though market items are individually priced. Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd., Seminole. (727) 776-7261.

Tai Chi: Learn at a relaxed pace. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 9:30-11 a.m. $3 with ID card; $4 without. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3299.

Helping Foster Children: The Leslie Family Children's Foundation and CiCi's Pizza have partnered to raise money for kids aging out of foster care. Patrons simply need to mention they're supporting the Leslie Family Children's Foundation and CiCi's Pizza will donate 10 percent of their dining total to the organization. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cici's Pizza, 2440 State Road 580 # 13B, Clearwater. Sponsor: Patty Leslie. (727) 239-7171.

Largo Luncheon and Show: Hungry for a great meal? Looking for some inexpensive entertainment? Tickets for this monthly luncheon include a full meal and a one-hour show. Tickets must be purchased in advance, none will be sold at the door. Noon to 2 p.m. $10 per person. Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, Largo. (727) 518-3131.

Lovers and Other Strangers: A romantic comedy by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna about relationships, love and togetherness. Seating at 4 p.m. for Thursday-Sunday evening shows, 11 a.m. for Thursday and Saturday matinees. 1 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. 6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. $29.90 plus tax, buffet and show. Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 200 S McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 446-5898 or visit earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

Genealogy Help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research every Thursday. No appointment is needed. 1-3 p.m. Free. Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 733-5383.

Work Out While Kids Play: Parents can choose from Just Pump or Zumba while children have fun at one of Highland's youth classes including Crazy Crafts, Bayside Gymnastics, Super Star Sports, or Tennis. 5:45 p.m. Fees vary. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016; largo.com/department/division.php?fDD=13-61.

Author Talk: Living in America as a woman of color, Amy Bryant's life and that of her family has been shaped by a multicultural mosaic, spanning Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. She will discuss You Can Go Home Again, a collection of vignettes to honor the richness of a heritage that defines her unique American experience. Copies available for sale and signing. 6:30 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. (724) 724-1525, ext. 112.

British Commonwealth Society: Guests are welcome at the monthly meeting of the British Commonwealth Society. Refreshments will be served. 6:30 p.m. Annual club dues are $25. Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. (727) 939-0362.

Oldsmar Camera Club: The club is a fledgling organization formed by Oldsmar residents and open to all photography enthusiasts in the upper Tampa Bay area. Looking for both novice and experienced photographers who would be interested in weekend day trips and other learning venues. 7 p.m. Fratelli Italian Restaurant & Bar, 120 Commerce Blvd., Suite 1, Oldsmar. (813) 854-1717.

Bingo: Play bingo at the yacht club every Thursday. 7-9 p.m. Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 934-2136.

Steve Arik: 9:30 p.m. $15. Coconuts Comedy Club at Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. (727) 360-5653; coconutscomedyclub.com.

Out and about in Pinellas County: Sept. 15-16 09/14/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 7:11pm]
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