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Time running out to see the Largo Art Association show

Today

The Clearwater Coin Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 688-9871.

Last week for art: The Largo Art Association's art show is in its final week at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. The competitive display is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call (727) 518-3131.

Play bridge: The Clearwater Bridge Club shares ACBL Duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday; at 10:30 a.m. Friday; and 1 p.m. Sunday at Regions Bank, second floor, 2551 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. Beginners lessons start soon. Call (727) 797-1742 or (727) 726-0796.

Computer group to meet: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call Bob Pittman at (727) 938-0926 or visit BAMCentral.org.

Fibromyalgia discussed: As part of its series Word to the Wise, the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., presents Dr. Amar Patel, a chiropractic specialist. He will discuss fibromyalgia at two sessions, at 6 p.m. Tuesday and again at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The program will cover the neurological and physiological causes of the disease. For more information, call (727) 784-3332.

Collecting change: The Clearwater Coin Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 688-9871.

Wednesday

TV switch: A workshop on the Federal Communications Commission's digital conversion switch will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Gerry Ulcek of the FCC's Tampa office will answer questions and demonstrate connection to the converter boxes. The event is free to the public. Call (727) 943-4922.

Deaf Express, the student performing troupe at Blossom Montessori School for the Deaf in Clearwater, will hold their end-of-the-school-year program, "A Blooming Musical.'' It will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College, 2465 Drew St. Tickets: $3 at-the-door. Call (727) 539-7879.

Government contracting: Bill Giallourakis, author of Contracting with Uncle Sam, will speak at 7 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Giallourakis is a legal consultant on military procurement matters and a lecturer on federal contracting. Copies of the book will be available. Call (727) 298-3080.

Thursday

Think chess: The Palm Harbor Library is hosting a new chess club from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays. No reservations are necessary. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

For the students: Pollo Tropical will hold a benefit for the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Education Foundation to help raise funds for scholarships. It will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Oldsmar Pollo Tropical, 3134 Tampa Road. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of sales from meals purchased with benefit vouchers. Vouchers can be obtained either in the restaurant before the event or through the education foundation. For more information, call (813) 300-0019.

Ladies do lunch: The Leading Ladies of Ruth Eckerd Hall, a nonprofit group designed to raise money for students in youth arts and education programs, will hold a luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. An installation of officers for the 2009-2010 season will be conducted along with a tap dancing performance featuring several dancers from the Rhythm & Sole Tap Ensemble program at Ruth Eckerd. The lunch is $25. RSVP to Cathy Stark, (727) 596-3491 or e-mail catstark@msn.com.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double deck pinochle, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for residents with recreation card; $1 for non-residents with recreation card; $4 non-members. Call (727) 518-3016.

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

Friday

Shop green in Dunedin: The city's Green Market will be open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Pioneer Park, at Main Street and Douglas Avenue and featuring produce, cheeses, seafood, plants and herbs, honey, organic products and more. Call (727) 733-4215.

Laugh live: The comedic play, Snatch a Falling Star by Craig Alpaugh will be presented at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, beginning tonight. The play runs May 29-31 and June 5-June 7. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10 general admission; $8 for members and students. For information, call (727) 942-5605.

Saturday

Recreation Complex Opening: Largo's Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, is reopening after being under renovation since September 2008. Check out the new rooms, including areas for fitness, aerobics, dance, child care and more at a celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The free event will include refreshments. For information, call (727) 518-3125.

Books and bikes: Chip Haynes, author of The Practical Cyclist, will present a free basic bicycle maintenance workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. For information, call Liz White (727) 298-3080, ext. 224.

Forum on Housing: "The Housing Crisis: Recovery and Relief,'' a forum hosted by Largo/Mid Pinellas Democratic Club and Organizing for America, a nationwide network for community service, will begin at 1 p.m. at St. Petersburg College's Seminole library, 9200 113th St. N. Panelists include Pat Gerard, Largo mayor, Pam Dubov, Pinellas County property appraiser, William Sanchez, vice president of the Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation, Victor Adamo, Pinellas Realtor Organization chairman, and Kip Corriveau, director of social services for the Upper Pinellas County Salvation Army. The program is free. Call Rich Piper, (727) 588-0891 or (813) 210-7457

Pipe Organ Recital: A senior pipe organ recital will be performed at 3 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 455 Missouri Ave., Largo. Wagner Schulz, who will study at University of Florida in the fall will present a repertoire including classical, contemporary American and French. Schulz's music achievements include the 2009 Conductor's Award and Mozart Scholarship, Pinellas Youth Symphony, the 2009 John Philip Sousa Senior Band award from Palm Harbor University High School.

Music at the library: The Palm Harbor Community Chorus will present, "Give My Regards to Broadway,'' at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332.

Time running out to see the Largo Art Association show 05/25/09 [Last modified: Monday, May 25, 2009 8:23pm]

    

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