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Stamp club holds auction this evening at Clearwater East Library

Today

The Worldwide Stamp Club invites all with an interest in stamp collecting to its monthly auction and meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call Richard at (727) 560-7008.

Today

Enjoy nature: Largo Central Park covers 70 beautiful acres at 101 Central Park Drive. It has picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, the 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 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call 727-586-7415 for rental information.

Computer group: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet 1-3 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. and feature a presentation on Topaz Labs plug-ins for Photoshop. Call (727) 938-0926 or visit BAMCentral.org.

Author/educator to speak: Chris Mercogliano, co-director of the Albany Free School, will make a stop on his national book-signing tour for an evening of conversation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Valley School, 2109 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. Free. Call (727) 781-1234 or visit springvalleyschool.com.

Largo teen idol: Teens will compete in an American Idol-style competition, part of the Largo HeART of Pinellas Festival, 7-9 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 518-3131 or visit playlargo.com.

Golden oldies: American Legion Post 7 will host an oldies dance with DJ Mike at 5 p.m. at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. $8 ticket price includes appetizers, snacks and costume contest. Call (727) 442-5293.

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.

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

Wednesday

Veterans and Friends luncheon: Veterans and Friends will host a luncheon at 3:30 p.m. at Country Boy Restaurant, 1353 Main St., Dunedin. Order from menu, $5-$13. Call (727) 733-4736 or (727) 772-8301.

Get medieval: Marcaster 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.

Noon tunes: Bring lunch and enjoy a free concert by local musicians 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday throughout March at Pioneer Park, corner of Douglas Avenue and Main Street, Dunedin. For concert information, call David White at (727) 812-4545.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252) 4381.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland St. 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.

Thursday

Bear creations: The Leading Ladies of Ruth Eckerd Hall will gather at 11 a.m. for a social hour, business meeting and luncheon at Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Blvd. followed by guest speaker Francy Gordon who will show members how to turn their unused furs into teddy bears and accessories. Guests welcome. $25 per person. RSVP at (727) 596-3491.

Talent show: Adults and seniors will compete in an American Idol-style competition, part of the Largo HeART of Pinellas Festival, 1-3 p.m. at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Call (727) 518-3131 or visit playlargo.com.

Vegas-style show: American Legion Post 7 will host a 1970s-inspired show with Elvis impersonator Steve Roberti and live music by The Steamroller Blues Band at 6 and 9 p.m. Thursday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Tickets $15 and available at Post 7 Canteen. Call (727) 422-2449.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April 2009 in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main St. in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association will host People's Law School, a weekly series on legal topics of interest to the public, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Sessions are free; no registration required. For a complete class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist with genealogy research 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Stamp club holds auction this evening at Clearwater East Library 03/23/09 [Last modified: Monday, March 23, 2009 7:12pm]
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