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Pinellas County activities, events, performances

Today

The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department will show the new release movie Frost/Nixon at 1 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Call (727) 942-5628.

Learn about herbs: The Florida Herb Society will gather at 6:30 p.m. for an herbal swap and 7 p.m. meeting at the Clearwater Garden Club, 405 Seminole St. Visitors are welcome. Call (727) 365-8574.

Author showcase: Deborah Maroney, co-author of The Homefront Security and Legacy Planner, will discuss how to identify, capture and organize critical personal and financial information for use in emergency situations at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road. Call (727) 773-2665.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays 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 from 6-10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698.

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

Bring your creativity: The Palm Harbor Writer's Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. All writers are welcome. Call (727) 771-6000.

Wednesday

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 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 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238.

Peace vigil: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Edgewater Park, next to the Dunedin Marina, at Alt. U.S. 19 and Main Street, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-8945 or visit www.stpeteforpeace.org.

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

The East Lake Community Emergency Response Team, a program that prepares community volunteers to assist authorities during emergencies like hurricanes, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the East Lake Fire Rescue Station No. 57, 3375 Tarpon Lake Blvd., Palm Harbor. For information, visit www.eastlakecert.org.

Get medieval: Marcaster (The Sea Fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details call (727) 393-2679.

Thursday

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double deck pinochle 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for residents with recreation card; $1 for non-residents with recreation card; $4 non-members. Call (727) 518-3016.

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.

Pinellas County activities, events, performances 05/18/09 [Last modified: Monday, May 18, 2009 10:30pm]
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