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Things to do in Pinellas County

Today

Bill Welch will present a program on railroads and the growth of agriculture at 2 p.m. at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo. Free. Call (727) 582-2123 or visit pinellascounty.org/heritage.

Today

Sea-Blues festival: The Knology Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival will begin at noon at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater, bringing together world-class blues music and delicious seafood cuisine. Free admission; reserved seats are on sale at Ticketmaster.com. Call (727) 562-4700 or visit ClearwaterSeaBlues.com.

Musical classic: The Mikado, a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, will be performed at 2 p.m. today and Feb. 28, and at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $16, $14 members, $12 students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Outdoor craft showcase: The 18th annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Dunedin. Free. Call (954) 472-3755, e-mail infor@artfestival.com or visit artfestival.com.

Piano competition: The Upper Pinellas Music Teachers Association will sponsor the Erma Coleman Piano Competition from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. Entrants in Grade 7 through collegiate are judged on three solo works from different musical periods, performed from memory. Free and open to the public. Call (727) 789-3478.

Casting call: Auditions for the play, Enchanted April, will be at 7 p.m. today and Monday at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Needed are four women ages 20 to 30; a woman age 20 to 70 able to speak with an Italian accent; and three men ages 20 to 30. Bring a head shot and resume, if available. Production dates will be April 22 through May 2. Call (727) 446-1360.

Free movie: The Spitfire Grill, a Sundance Film Festival audience award winner, will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. Call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.

Legacy of Love tour: Engelbert Humperdinck performs at 2 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets $78, $48 and $41. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Membership event: The GFWC North Pinellas Woman's Club will host its Palm Social Membership event from 2 to 4 p.m. For location and to RSVP, call (727) 726-7907, e-mail smpetersen@verizon.net or visit northpinellaswc.org.

John Denver tribute show: A second show featuring the top John Denver tribute in the United States, Ron Rich and his five-piece band, has been added at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $25 VIP, $22 advance, $25 day of show, $20 senior. Call (727) 587-6793.

Highwaymen event: Many of the original 26 African-American artists known as "The Highwaymen" will meet with the public, share traditions and history, and show their work from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Community Center, 650 Ninth Ave. Admission $6. Call (727) 726-1668 or visit safety harbormuseum.org.

Art exhibit opens: Dean Mitchell: Visions with Heart and Soul opens at 1 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Spanning 38 years of Mitchell's career, the exhibit includes 66 drawings and watercolors, and acrylic and oil paintings from private collections, highlighting rural scenes of the South, African-American portraits and more. Call (727) 712-5762.

Language club to meet: The World Circle Language Club meets for its 43rd anniversary celebration at 11:30 a.m. at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 787-3344.

Crossroads Farmers Market: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at the North Pinellas Historical Museum, 2043 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. The market focuses on locally grown or harvested fresh products including fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices, plants, baked goods and more. Call (727) 787-4700 or (727) 724-3054.

Tarpon Springs Farmers Market: Open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7 S Pinellas Ave. on Sundays through May, offering fresh produce, prepared foods, gourmet baked goods, greenery, handcrafted goods and live music. Call Donna or Judy at (727) 942-4675 or e-mail SundayMorningMkt@gmail.com.

Monday

Stamp club to meet: The Worldwide Stamp Club will host its meeting and auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Program includes access to 17 APS Circuit Books delivered in February. Call Richard at (727) 744-1454.

Open house: Have your questions about tae kwon do answered at an open house at 6:30 p.m. at Craig Park Recreation Center, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. Open to all ages. Call (727) 942-5628.

Black History Month: Guest speaker Claretha Witherspoon will share memories of her cousins, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson and his older brother, Silver Medal Olympian Matthew "Mack" Robinson, along with stories about Roots author Alex Haley at a meeting of the Democratic Women's Club of Upper Pinellas at 11:30 a.m. at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 Missouri Ave., Largo. Open to the public. Call (727) 581-4630.

Singing is life: The Palm Harbor Crystal-Aires Men's Barbershop Four-Part Harmony Chorus invites all male singers to come and see if this fascinating hobby might appeal to you. The chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. every Monday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit crystalaires.com.

Dixieland dance: The Bayside Banjo Band plays Dixieland and old-time songs from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-9204.

Tuesday

Art tour: View paintings by George Innes Jr. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs, 230 Grand Boulevard. Weekly docent tours are from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Other hours offered to large groups by appointment. Donations suggested. Call (727) 937-4682 or visit uutarpon.com.

Coin club to meet: The Clearwater Coin Club will gather for its meeting and auction at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call Bob at (727) 688-9871.

Daughters of Italy meeting: The Daughters of Italy Lodge 2825 will meet at 6 p.m. in the Cenacle room at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 2281 State Road 580, Clearwater. Meeting includes coffee and dessert followed by a general meeting and cultural program. Italian and non-Italian women are invited to attend. Call (727) 447-6890, (727) 455-1521 or visit daughtersofitaly.com.

Learn about Irish culture: The St. Petersburg College Lifelong Learning Course "History of Ireland, Shamrocks, Shillelagh and Soda Bread" will be offered by the Dunedin New World Celtic Society from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday, today through March 16, at Mease Manor, 700 Mease Plaza, Dunedin. Cost is $25. Call (727) 341-3184.

Kingston Trio in concert: The Grammy award-winning group the Kingston Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $48 VIP, $43 advance, $48 day of show, $40 senior. Call (727) 587-6793.

Cancer cure fundraiser: East Lake Woodlands Women's Golf Association will host a "Rally for the Cure" golf scramble at 8:30 a.m. at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway. For reservations, call (727) 735-3111.

Free tax assistance: From 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 14 in TECO Hall Room A of the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. First-come, first-served. Bring a copy of last year's return and Social Security numbers for yourself and all dependents. This free service is provided by AARP. No tax assistance March 9 due to municipal elections. Call toll-free at 1-888-687-2277.

Speech, speech: The Donaghue-Dunedin Toastmasters Club meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Individuals interested in becoming better public speakers are invited. Call Marie Vitale at (727) 455-7539.

Dealing with freeze damage: The Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce will offer a workshop on what to do with a dead lawn and plants from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Refreshments will be provided. Free. Call (727) 937-6109.

Things to do in Pinellas County 02/20/10 [Last modified: Saturday, February 20, 2010 1:05pm]
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