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Things to do while out and about in northern Pinellas County


All ages and skill levels can learn from performers from the Levendia Troupe 7-8:30 p.m. today, July 16, 23 and 30 at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Craig Park. $20 for four classes. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit


Espresso Yourself: Children in grades 5-12 can create paintings using brewed coffee and tea at 2 p.m. at the Countryside Library, 2741 State Road 580, Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit

Working toward a drug-free society: The Rotary Club of East Lake Sunrise will present speaker Patrick B. McEneaney, director, Phoenix Houses of New England and Florida, at its 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting at Tarpon Woods Country Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. Breakfast cost is $15. Call Roger Johnson at (727) 781-5555.

Beach concert: Enjoy golden oldies with Ron and the Classics 7-9 p.m. at a free concert on Sunset Beach, located at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Refreshments available for purchase. Call (727) 942-5628.

Play chess: Join enthusiasts Jim Martin and Jack Thompson 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. All skill levels invited. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Summer art & story hour: This art-related program designed for young children and their families begins at 6 p.m. and Aug. 13 in the Interactive Gallery of the Leepa Rattner Museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free for kids; included with museum admission for adults. Call (727) 712-5762.

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

Bingo: All are welcome to play at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-0922.

Noon bingo: Game starts at noon every Thursday at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Wear your Legion shirt and get a second beverage free. Call (727) 442-5293.

Happy endings: Hear favorite "Once Upon a Time" folk and fairy tales at Thursday's Tales, 2:30 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit

Catch the rhythm: Participate in a drumming circle at 3 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit


Puppet show: Enjoy Show Time with the Dascaloja Puppeteers as they perform songs, folktales and puppet shows at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit

Books to movies: Watch classic books that have been made into movies at the program Movies You Should Be Reading at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. For a list of titles call Call (727) 562-4970 or visit

Writers group: Writers of all skill levels interested in getting published are invited to join the Writers Critique Group that meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call David at (727) 942-9540.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Musical extravaganza: Dickens' timeless characters come to life in Oliver! with performances at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and July 17, 18, 24 and 25; and 2 p.m. Sunday, and July 19 and 26 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets $16, $14 members, $12 students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Friday bingo: Open to the public, games start at 12:15 p.m. at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch available 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (727) 733-8153.

Sunset Sounds: Unwind with family and friends at this free music series 7-9 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. For information call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014 or visit

Flick N Float: Relax in the pool and watch a family movie 7:30-11 p.m. at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Free hot dogs and concessions available. Movie begins at dusk. Call (727) 518-3128 or visit


Meet the authors: Dr. Stan Giannet and his mother, Dr. Dina Giannet, will greet the public and sign copies of their respective books (Love Is Stronger Than Death and Words to Live By) noon-2 p.m. at Book Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Suite 360, Largo. Call (727) 588-0474.

Day to play: As part of "Your Day to Play," the U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Team will perform a water show at 10:45 a.m. at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. The Largo Recreation, Parks & Arts Department will offer free fun at its other facilities starting at 9 a.m. For details call (727) 518-3016.

Watch a movie: Come out to Summer Saturday Movie Night 6-8 p.m. at Southwest Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Registration begins June 1. For movie selection call (727) 518-3125.

Red, White & Blue: Katie Adams will tell tales and legends from America's early days entwined with old-time songs at 3 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Tickets $15, $13 members, students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Twilight teens: Celebrate the Twilight series with a costume contest for grades 6-12 at 2 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew. St. Register online at

Summer Saturday Green Market: Open 7:30 a.m.-noon the second Saturday of every month through October in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Features produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Teen fashion show: The Palm Harbor Library will host its second annual teen fashion show at 2 p.m. at 2330 Nebraska Ave. Free admission. All ages welcome, no registration required. Call (727) 784-3332 ext. 3006.

Things to do while out and about in northern Pinellas County 07/08/09 [Last modified: Thursday, July 9, 2009 9:23pm]
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