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Tarpon Springs Historical Society

Tarpon Springs’ century-old train depot is the home of the Tarpon Springs Historical Society.

SCOTT KEELER | Times (2005)

Tarpon Springs’ century-old train depot is the home of the Tarpon Springs Historical Society.

Today

General membership meeting 7 p.m. at the Depot Museum, 160 E Tarpon Ave. Black History Month will be celebrated with speakers, dance and song. The public is invited. Call (727) 943-4624.

Today

Chamber music: The Borealis Wind Quintet performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $22, $20. Call (727) 942-5605.

Meet Pinellas County Commissioners: Nancy Bostock and Neil Brickfield will speak and take questions from the public at 6:30 p.m. in the library of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St., Seminole. Call (727) 392-3082.

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

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through April 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 Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Learn about law: The Clearwater Bar Association hosts "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 class schedule, call (727) 461-4869 or visit www.clearwaterbar.org/law.html.

Friday

Folk series: Roger McGuinn of the Byrds will perform at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $30 advance; $35 day of show; $27 senior (60 and older). Call (727) 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com.

BIG show: The opening reception for the BIG show, with more than 300 artists working in a wide variety of media, is 6-8 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Admission $5, free for DFAC members. Call (727) 298-3322.

Steppin-Up: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast presents the 10th annual Step-Off Extravaganza at 6 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Advance tickets $10; $15 at the door; $25 VIP. Call (727) 946-1252 or (727) 686-1953.

Quilting Under the Palms: A fundraising exhibition of 200 quilts plus wearable art, vendors, demonstrations and prizes takes place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Countryside Recreation Center, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater. Admission $6. Call (727) 785-3743.

New to you: Presbyterian Church on the Bayou will host a yard sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 409 Whitcomb Bayou, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-3795.

Dunedin's Green Market: Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through April in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Featuring produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 7 hosts a fish fry 5-8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. every Friday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

Italian flavor: Clearwater Garden Club presents "Lasagna Night" with music, food and fun 5-7 p.m. at 405 Seminole St., Clearwater. $10 advance tickets include lasagna, salad and bread. Call (727) 595-2882.

Quilt show and sale: Heritage United Methodist Church presents a quilt show and sale, including wall hangings, demonstrations, books, magazines and fabric 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater. Admission $4. Call (727) 796-1329.

Arts and flowers: The fourth annual Art & Floral Design Show and Competition takes place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Event features displays, demonstrations and seminars. Free, but donations accepted. Call (727) 518-3131.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Day at Dunedin Stadium: $6 of every $12 ticket sold for the March 7 game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds at Knology Park, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, raises funds for the troops, the Blue Jays and helps the VFW realize unmet needs. Deadline for tickets is Friday. Call (727) 738-7024, (727) 804-7192 or your local VFW post.

Meet the candidates: A reception for Dunedin mayoral and city commission candidates will be 5-7 p.m. at the Dunedin Historical Museum, 349 Main St. Call (727) 736-1176.

Evening extraordinaire: The greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce presents "Putting On the Ritz," an evening of fine food, wine and live and silent auctions 7-10 p.m. at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway. Advance tickets $35; $40 at the door. Proceeds benefit chamber projects. To RSVP, call (727) 784-4287.

Saturday

Community rummage sale: Skycrest United Methodist Church Women will host a rummage sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church's Fellowship Hall, 2045 Drew St., Clearwater. Proceeds will assist local and worldwide missions. Call (727) 519-9141.

Warehouse auction: Pinellas County schools annual public auction of surplus/obsolete equipment will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Walter Pownall Service Center, 11111 S Belcher Road, Largo. Auction items will be available for preview 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Call (727) 547-7125 or visit pcsb.org.

Florida foods: Andrew Huse will discuss Florida's Delicious History: A Gastronomic Journey Through Modern Florida at 2 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5605.

Heritage celebration: A free celebration of African American culture and heritage will be at 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo with a gospel choir competition, entertainment, education, food and children's activities. Call (727) 532-1698.

Outdoor art show: The Creative Artists Guild will have an outdoor show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Pioneer Park, corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Visit creative-artists-guild.com.

Swinging evening: Sonny La Rosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band will play a fundraising concert at 7 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Tickets $10, free for children 12 and younger. Proceeds help the band travel and play nationwide. Call (727) 725-1788.

Train show: Regal Railways presents its 2009 train show with a mix of all types of model trains 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7717 58th St. N, Pinellas Park. Vendors will buy and sell. Adults $4, free for children 13 and younger. Call (727) 441-2159 or (727) 244-1341.

Reform Party meets: The Reform Party of Florida will hold its annual state meeting noon-3 p.m. at Oldsmar Women's Club, 203 Exeter St. Elections of State Chairman and Treasurer will be conducted, along with debate on the state of the party. Call (813) 855-1213 or visit rpfla.org.

Stamp show: Florida Stamp Dealers Association and Clearwater Stamp Club present the BAYPEX Stamp Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Honeywell Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo with displays, booths, supplies and appraisals. Free admission and parking. Call (727) 539-2025 or visit floridastampshows.com.

Attic/yard sale: The Knights of Columbus will host an attic/yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, 2405 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. Proceeds benefit community activities.

Gene Loves Jezebel: This rock band of the '80s will perform at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $25 VIP, $25 day of show, $20 advance. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com.

Tarpon Springs Historical Society 02/25/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 6:25pm]

    

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