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Things to do: jam, hike, discuss

Today

Jim Stafford to perform: WMNF presents "An Intimate Evening with Jim Stafford," guitarist and comedian, at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $30. Call (727) 587-6793.

Jam session: Bring a lawn chair, musical instrument or just sing along with the Snow Birds, musicians who come from all points north, for an afternoon of country jams 1-3 p.m. every Friday through April 9 at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Parking available on 125th St. Call (727) 582-2123.

Guided hike: Take a guided hike 9-11 a.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, and look for evidence of the changing seasons along the trail. Closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. Preregistration required. Free. All ages welcome. Call (727) 453-6800.

Modern art discussion: The "Art, Books and Community Reading Club," hosted by Palm Harbor library director Gene Coppola, will meet 10 a.m.-noon at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Discussed will be The Unknown Matisse by Hilary Spurling. Free with museum admission. Light refreshments will be served. Call (727) 712-5226.

An evening of song: Clearwater Central Catholic High School Theater Department presents A Broadway Cabaret at 7 p.m. at the school, 2750 Haines Bayshore Road, Clearwater. Tickets $5 at the door. Call (727) 536-6983.

Saturday

Gardening fun: Discover the best way to tackle vegetable gardening in Pinellas, how it can save money and bring families together, at 11 a.m. at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Free. Registration required by today. Register online at pinellascountyextension.org.

Train show: Regal Railways presents a train show and swap meet for all ages 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park, with vendors offering scale model merchandise. Lunch provided for a small fee. Model train layout for kids to enjoy. Admission $4 adults; free for children 12 and younger. Call Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit regalrailways.com.

Adopt a pet: The fourth annual Big Dog, Cool Cat, Sassy Rabbit Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater, promotes special pets in need and will offer a microchip clinic 1-3:30 p.m. for $15 per pet. Proof of rabies vaccine and license required. Call (727) 797-7722.

Enchanted evening of stars: The best performers of the Tarpon Springs stage return to sing Broadway hits, opera favorites and perform scenes, skits and comedy at a benefit performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $30, $25, $20 and $15. Call (727) 942-5605.

Card party and fashion show: The Bay Bouquet Garden Club's annual card party and fashion show will begin at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1620 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Event includes dessert and door prizes. Tickets $6. Call (727) 787-3927.

Big birds for beginners: Hear a short lecture at 10 a.m. on how to identify shore and water birds, then survey about 3 miles of trails on foot and by car at Honeymoon Island, located at the west end of Dunedin Causeway. $4 per car to enter the park. Meet at the Nature Center. Sponsored by the Clearwater Audubon Society. Call (727) 596-8822.

Things to do: jam, hike, discuss 01/21/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:26pm]
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