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Run For the Matzahs

Today

The Pinellas County Jewish day School will host the fifth annual "Run For the Matzahs" 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. at John S. Taylor Park, 1100 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo with other athletic events throughout the day. $20 registration fee raises money for the school's scholarship fund. Call (727) 588-0100 or visit active.com.

Today

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.

Monday

Healing energy: Singer and songwriter Lauren Lane Powell will present the workshops "Harmonies of Healing,'' 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, and "Toning Circle,'' Wednesday at The Center for Conscious Living, Church of Religious Science, 6152 126th Ave., Suite 501, Largo. A $25 donation is requested. Open to the public. Call (727) 538-0900 or visit singforyoursoul.com.

Flair for piano: The Lions Club Spotlight Series presents Dennis Awe as Liberace in "Liberace Lives," at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center. Reserved seats $20. Call (727) 587-6793.

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoastchorus.com.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Crystal-Aires Men's Barbershop Chorus meets 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit crystalaires.com.

Celebrate with an Irish lass: Author Ann O'Farrell, born and raised in Dublin, will discuss Ireland and her latest novel, Michael. The St. Patrick's Day event will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 943-4922.

Tuesday

Snippin and Scrappin: The Palm Harbor Library will hold a scrapbookers workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring your scrapbooking supplies and projects to share. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Business smarts: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host the seminar "Ten Steps to Starting Your Own Business" 7-9 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Registration requested; material provided. Call (727) 943-4922.

Free artist critique: Studio 1212 invites all artists to bring in an unframed, unfinished painting for a free critique at 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566 or visit studio1212.org.

St. Patrick's Day performance: Hear the Dunedin Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Elvis impersonator Steve Roberti will sing Presley's hits with the band. Free, but donations accepted. Call (727) 812-4533.

Writers group: The Palm Harbor Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Share your creative writings with others. Call (727) 786-3133.

Snippin' 'n' Scrappin': Learn about scrapbooking at a free workshop 10 a.m.-noon at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Bring your scrapbooking supplies and projects to share. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

An Irish jig or two: Michael Londra of Riverdance fame will perform authentic Irish singing and dancing to a Celtic band at 2 and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP, $35 day of show, $30 advance, $27 seniors. A sit-down meal is available before each show at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Meal tickets are an additional $10. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.

Information on herbs: The Florida Herb Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 405 Seminole St., Clearwater with speaker Rita Taylor of Briarwood Farms who will demonstrate the use of herbs in cooking. Refreshments and herbal swaps 6:30-7 p.m. Visitors welcome. Call (727) 365-8574.

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

Run For the Matzahs 03/14/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 14, 2009 12:47pm]
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