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Seniors get a discount Wednesday at Clearwater marine Aquarium

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Senior Wednesdays at Clearwater Marine Aquarium: This rate includes complimentary doughnuts and coffee, and a 10 percent discount on gift shop purchases. Each week, a different staff member or volunteer will tell how this working animal hospital operates. 9-10 a.m. $3 for seniors ages 55 and above. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater (727) 441-1790 ext. 227. www.seewinter.com.

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can enjoy the companionship of other parents and caregivers while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. 9:45-10:45 a.m. today and Friday. $1.50, 2 and younger no fee. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016. www.largo.com/department/division.php?fDD=13-61.

Belleair Garden Club: Summer potluck gathering for the Garden Club asks guests to bring a side dish, appetizer or dessert to share for at least 6 people. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Belleair Garden Club, 903 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Belleair. (727) 581-8929.

Book signing: Meet New York Times best-selling author Chris Kuzneski and get his latest book, The Prophecy, the day before its nationwide release during a special prerelease party at Borders in Clearwater Mall. Kuzneski, a Pennsylvania native, now lives in Tampa. His books focus on an elite fictitious military group known as the MANIACS. The Prophecy has been released in the United Kingdom and went to No. 4 on bestseller lists there. 6 p.m. Borders Books, Movies & Music, 2683 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater (727) 723-2300.

Canine Behavior Course: During the one-hour class, canines will learn basic obedience commands and how to overcome unwanted behaviors such as jumping, pulling and chewing. Proof of rabies vaccination required. Participants must register online to attend the class. 7-8 p.m. $65; $45 for SPCA Tampa Bay adopters. SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo (727) 586-3591. www.spcatampabay.org.

8 Thursday

Razzmatazz Ventriloquist and Magic Show: An interactive ventriloquist and magic show for the entire family. 3 p.m. Free. North Greenwood Library, 905 N MLK Jr. Ave., Clearwater. (727) 462-6895. www.clearwater-fl.com/CPL/index.asp.

Greater Pinellas Democratic Club: The club will host a dinner meeting with guest speaker Phil Compton, representing the Sierra Club; Aaron Carmella, zone coordinator AFL-CIO; and nine candidates for various nonpartisan school board positions will discuss their candidacies. Questions will be welcomed. 6-8 p.m. $15 dinner cost. Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park (727) 360-3971.

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Outdoor Fun: An afternoon of fun lawn games for the whole family. 2:30 p.m. Free. North Greenwood Library, 905 N MLK Jr. Ave., Clearwater. (727) 462-6895. www.clearwater-fl.com/CPL/index.asp.

All American Sock Hop: Ladies, pull out those poodle skirts and guys grease back that hair. Celebrate America and National Ice Cream Month at this oldies dance with a DJ, trivia, classic American cuisine, trivia contests and a build-your-own sundae or banana split bar. 7-11 p.m. $34.95. Bon Appetit Restaurant, 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin. (727) 733-2151. www.bonappetitrestaurant.com.

Flick N Float Family Movies: All ages are welcome to bring floats or chairs for the Friday night family movie. Free hot dogs and Chick-fil-A sandwiches; concessions are also available. The movie begins at dusk. Scheduled movie Imagine That 7:30-10:30 p.m. $10 with a Largo recreation card for up to five people; $15 without a card for up to five people. Southwest Recreation Complex and Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. (727) 518-3125.

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