Sand art, Cow And Games at carnival today
The Palm Harbor Library will hold a Summer Reading Carnival beginning at noon today at the library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Children can enjoy games and booths, sand art, a bouncy moonwalk, a video game bus, airbrush tattoos and a visit with the Chick-fil-A cow. Participants in the library's summer reading clubs who completed their reading requirements will receive free carnival tickets, but anyone can join the fun for a small fee. Activity tickets are $1 each, or $8 for 10. For information, call (727) 784-3332.
Veterans urged to tell their stories
Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, 1750 Curlew Road, is looking for veterans to come in and share their stories for the Veterans History Project. Recorded interviews will be sent to the U.S. Library of Congress for preservation. Veterans from World War II through current conflicts are eligible to participate. The mission of the project is to collect, preserve and make accessible the personal accounts of war veterans so future generations can hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Veterans can schedule an interview time by calling (727) 789-2000.
Festival lets you take in Greek Isles
"A Night in the Islands" begins at 6 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard. It's billed as a night under the stars, featuring live Greek music, dancing and instructions, lessons in tavli (Greek backgammon), dining and more. Before the main event, there will be live music between 4 and 6 p.m. on Dodecanese Boulevard at Riverwalk, west of Hope Street. The event is free. Future dates for this event are Sept. 10, Oct. 1 and Nov. 5. For information, call (727) 942-5605.
Event aids brain tumor research
Miles For Hope is calling for sponsors and vendors for its fourth annual Moving Towards A Cure, a fundraiser for brain tumor research. It will be held Sept. 24 at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St. It includes a 5K run/walk, a 1-mile fun run and a cycling 100-miler, 100K, 50K or 25K. For more information, visit BrainTumorEvents.com/Clearwater or contact Stefanie Macaluso at (727) 781-4673.
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