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Pinellas County events

Today

The Florida Stamp Dealers Association and Clearwater Stamp Club present the BAYPEX Stamp Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Honeywell Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo, with displays, booths, supplies and appraisals. Free admission and parking. Call (727) 539-2025 or visit florida stampshows.com.

Today

Get centered: The Clear Water Zen Center, on the grounds of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Clearwater, 2476 Nursery Road, Clearwater, offers meditation, dharma talk, chanting and tea, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free. Call (727) 251-9336.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Family fun: Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo, offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call (727) 518-3016.

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park is a beautiful 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the Bay area completely accessible to disabled users. Open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

Nature's finery: Enjoy Florida's natural beauty at the Florida Botanical Gardens at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Stroll through hundreds of blooming flowers and plants and native and nonnative ornamentals. Free and open to the public from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call (727) 582-2581 or visit www.flbg.org.

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Monday

Authors speak: Meet several local authors and hear them speak from 7 to 8 p.m. at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. A book signing will follow the program. Call (813) 749-1178.

Learn about flowers: The Palm Harbor Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Judy Gammonley will present a program on the Wildflower Project. A light lunch will be served. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 942-3028.

Bald eagles: The Clearwater Audubon Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. The status of the local bald eagle population will be discussed. Call (727) 462-6024.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Line dancing: Adultdults and seniors are invited to learn new and traditional line dances from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. No partner needed. Call (727) 518-3016.

Pinellas County events 02/28/09 [Last modified: Saturday, February 28, 2009 2:20pm]
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