"Wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you."
In honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland, we give you a list of St. Patrick Day offerings in the North Pinellas area.
Irish author to speak
Author Ann O'Farrell, born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, will discuss Ireland, along with 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.
Get ready for the annual green gathering under the tent at O'Keefe's Family Tavern, 1219 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Offerings include two days of corned beef and cabbage, Irish drinks and live entertainment. Begins at 4 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday.
There will be a pre-St. Patrick's Day event under the tent at 8 p.m. Saturday with the reunion show of the Pundits followed by the Shakes Society. Cover ranges from $5-$10. Call (727) 442-9034.
Flanagan's Irish Pub, 465 Main St., Dunedin, will host a street party beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Festivities include Noel Cooney, Jeff Glover, the Dunedin Pipe Band and Irish dancers. Irish banger sandwiches, corned beef and cabbage, Shepherd's pie and green beverages are among the offerings. Call (727) 736-4994.
Irish singing, dancing
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.
Hear the Dunedin Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Elvis impersonator Steve Roberti will sing a medley of Presley's hits with the band. Free, but donations accepted. Call (727) 812-4533.
Learn Irish dance
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Danny Lewin of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance will be coming to the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Palm Harbor to teach an Irish dancing group class. The event is open to the public from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the studio at Fountains Plaza, 34930 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. The cost is $15. Registration not required. For information, call (727) 786-2224.
Piper Castillo, Times Staff Writer