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Pinellas calendar of events: Feb. 24-26

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A Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be offered 4:30-7 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 639 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. $4 adults, $2 children at the door. Free parking. Call (727) 733-4125.

Candidates forum: Candidates for Oldsmar City Council Seat 3, Sara Normandeau and Doug Bevis, will participate in a candidates forum 7-8:30 p.m. at the Oldsmar City Council Chambers Building, 100 State St. W. Free and open to the public, who may submit written questions. Call (813) 855-4233 or visit utbchamber.com.

Computer club: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet 1-3 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., Clearwater. Types of video compression will be discussed. Call (727) 938-0926 or visit bamcentral.org.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance 5-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday 6-10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727) 791-8698.

Speech, speech: The Donoghue-Dunedin Toastmasters Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Unity Community Church, 1316 Bayshore Blvd.. Individuals interested in becoming better public speakers are invited. Call Sue Gow at (727) 733-5409.

Wednesday

Learn about opera: The Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts Institute presents "Backstage at the Opera" 2-3:30 p.m. at the Murray Studio Theater, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $5 at the door. Call (727) 791-7400.

Career fair: The Veterans Employment Outreach Program of Abilities of Florida will host a career fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Open to the public, with special emphasis on employment opportunities for disabled veterans. Call (727) 538-7370, ext. 316.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from a variety of vendors 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall, through April. Call (813) 749-1260.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252-4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues. Features items including farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday

Tarpon Springs Historical Society: General membership meeting 7 p.m. at the Depot Museum, 160 E Tarpon Ave. Black History Month will be celebrated with guest speakers, dance and song. The public is invited. Call (727) 943-4624.

Chamber music: The Borealis Wind Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $22, $20. Call (727) 942-5605.

Meet Pinellas County commissioners: Nancy Bostock and Neil Brickfield will speak and take questions from the public at 6:30 p.m. in the library of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St., Seminole. Call (727) 392-3082.

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.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host "People's Law School," a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a complete class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Pinellas calendar of events: Feb. 24-26 02/23/09 [Last modified: Monday, February 23, 2009 5:19pm]
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