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Palm Harbor YMCA hosts International Day,

Today

Calling all dancers: Auditions for the city of Dunedin's first "Dance Off! Dunedin" talent competition will be 6-9 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Singles, couples and groups are welcome, and all kinds of dance styles are allowed. Auditions are on a first-come, first-served basis and end promptly at 9 p.m. The show is scheduled for Feb. 26. Call (727) 812-4530 or e-mail Mathew Eberius at meberius@dunedinfl.net.

Today

Sharing cultures: The Greater Palm Harbor YMCA will host International Day, a free festival showcasing the diversity of the community, 10 a.m.-noon and 5-7 p.m. at 1600 16th St., Palm Harbor. The event will feature Greek singing and dancing, a Venezuelan cuatro (a guitarlike instrument), Irish step dancers and more. Call (727) 787-9622.

Scholar's Choice: The second Scholar's Choice lecture and discussion in the series is at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Featured will be Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville, facilitated by Maryhelen Harmon, retired associate professor of English at the University of South Florida. Discussion books are available for checkout. Call (727) 562-4970.

Uncovering history: A free genealogy seminar sponsored by the Caladesi Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be 1 to 3 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. The workshop is hosted by Debbie Duay, Ph.D., lineage research chairman for the Florida State Society DAR. The event will include a question and answer period, presentation of colors and displays related to genealogy and the Revolutionary War. Call (727) 733-5383.

Patsy Cline tribute: CJ Harding recreates the sentimental sounds and personality of the legendary Patsy Cline during her show, Sweet Dreams: A Patsy Cline Tribute, at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $28 VIP, $25 advance, $28 day of show. Call (727) 587-6793.

Relay for Life pep rally: Relay for Life of Largo will host its 2010 pep rally at 6 p.m. at Hampton Inn and Suites, 100 East Bay Drive, Largo. Past, current and future team captains and interested individuals are encouraged to attend this informational session. Call (727) 587-6744 or visit relayforlife.org/largofl.

Meet the author: Richard Ide will discuss his first novel, 3 Aces, at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Cole Porter classics: The city of Dunedin Parks and Recreation Department presents "Tunes at Two," an afternoon concert series featuring the Frank Parsons Big Band, at 2 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Tickets $10. Call (727) 812-4530.

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays through May on the 500 block of Cleveland Street, between Garden and N Fort Harrison avenues. Colorful tents and booths are filled with farm fresh produce, cheeses, fresh baked goods, cut flowers, plants and more. See market manager for free two-hour parking at Garden Avenue garage with ticket validation. The entire event is stroller, bike and handicap accessible. Call (727) 461-7674 or e-mail info@clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market: Hosts a variety of vendors 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday through April at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall. Call (813) 849-1260.

Thursday

Country artist: Guitarist, singer, songwriter and humanitarian Vince Gill performs at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $82.50, $52.50, $42.50. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Thursday night bingo: Games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, 350 N Spring Blvd. Call (727) 934-2136.

Loss and forgiveness: The Showcase Repertory Theater will perform Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire at 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. No reservations required. Suggested $10 donation at the door. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Harvest marketplace: Outdoor shopping offers fresh produce, specialty foods, green goods, original creations and live music 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5015.

Safety Harbor Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo at John Wilson Park, 401 Main St. featuring fresh and organic produce, plants and flowers, gourmet foods, baked goods, jewelry, light snacks and more. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Friday

Prolific pop songwriter: Crooner Paul Anka will perform at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $98, $62.50, $52.50. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

A capella group: The Nylons, a four-member vocal group, bring dazzling harmonies, smooth arrangements and tight choreography to the stage at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $35 VIP, $30 advance, $35 day of show, $27 seniors. Call (727) 587-6793.

A giddy delight: The comedy My Sister Eileen will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Feb. 5 and 6; and at 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 7 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $16, $14 members, $12 students. Call (727) 942-5605.

Jam session: Bring a lawn chair, musical instrument or just sing along with the Snow Birds, musicians who come from all points north, for an afternoon of country jams, 1-3 p.m. every Friday through April 9, at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Parking available on 125th Street. Call (727) 582-2123.

Dunedin's Green Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays until the end of April in Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Market features produce, cheese, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215.

Palm Harbor YMCA hosts International Day, 01/26/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 7:53pm]

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