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Tim Dorsey,
author of Nuclear Jellyfish, will talk about his craft at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lake Community Library, 4123 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

Garden club: The Garden Club of Tarpon Springs will meet at 11 a.m. at the Craig Park Recreation Center, 5 Beekman Lane, with a program by Cheryl Persall of Skip's Christmas House and Florist, Holiday. Refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. Call Sandra Irion at (727) 942-1081.

Fun and elegant: The Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center will host an afternoon tea party and vintage fashion show at noon at 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater. Tickets $20. RSVP by calling (727) 736-1494.

Become a better speaker: All are welcome to attend the Donaghue-Dunedin Toastmasters club meetings 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Unity Community Church, 1316 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call Sue Gow at (727) 733-5409.

Community resources event: A community resources night for English for Speakers of Other Languages, refugee and immigrant parents is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Clearwater High School, 540 Hercules Ave., with free community services including housing, Habitat for Humanity, financial literacy and tax preparation. Interpreters will be provided upon request. Call Radmilla Spiric at (727) 588-6543. For Spanish interpretation, call Marlene Ullman at (727) 545-6400, ext. 51.

Art on display: The Pastel Society of Tampa Bay presents its third annual juried show today through Feb. 26 at Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St. W. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free admission and parking. Call (813) 749-1260.

Inline hockey: Join one of Largo's newest leagues that play at the outdoor hockey rink at Northeast Park, 4630 East Bay Drive, Largo. Youths may register individually and adults may either join individually or as a team. For details, call (727) 518-3022 or visit www.largosports.com.

Wednesday

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods 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. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252-4381.

Kickoff party: The official kickoff celebration for Michael A. Quill, candidate for Dunedin city commissioner, Seat 1, will be 5:30-8 p.m. at Got Wine & Cigars, 662 Main St., Dunedin. Call (727) 580-0955, e-mail michaelvk@aol.com, or visit www.michaelquill forcommissioner.com.

Belleair Garden Club: The Belleair Garden Club will host a coffee tasting event at its 9:30 a.m. social, followed by a 10 a.m. program at 903 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Belleair. E-mail whanks3700@aol.com, bchapman1234@gmail.com or larrykinggardens@hotmail.com.

Bay Bouquet Garden Club: Vicki Rivrud of the African Violet Society will present the program "Is There Anything Prettier?" at 11 a.m. at the Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Call (727) 734-2058.

Valentine flowers: Richard Therrien of Eve's Florist will present a Valentine's Day program at a meeting of the Tarpon Lake Women's Club at 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 787-3400.

50-plus softball: Join a new 50-plus slow-pitch softball league beginning Tuesday mornings and consisting of a 10-game season at the Whitesell Softball Complex, 12555 119th St. N, Largo. Bring your own equipment. Call (727) 518-3022 or visit www.largosports.com.

Pinellas calendar of events 01/12/09 [Last modified: Monday, January 12, 2009 10:42pm]
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