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Yoga in the park: Learn techniques that improve flexibility, strength, and relieve tension at a five-week session 9-10:30 a.m. through Aug. 5 at John R. Bonner Nature Park, 14444 143rd St. N, Largo. Join anytime. Call (727) 518-3131.

Quilt class: Quilters Crossing will present the workshop "Color Matters" at 9 a.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 446-0152.

Abstract expressionism: Jean Gollay will discuss Harbor Entry at Light, Venice, a 1975 work by Syd Solomon on loan from the Benjamin and Jean Gollay collection, at noon at the Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 712-5762.

Computer club: The Bay Area Macintosh Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Expert members will present iLife'09 and iWork'09 roundtables. Call (727) 796-2929 or visit .

Fun for kids: Jiggle Man will present a juggling show with lots of jumping, jokes and audience participation at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew. St. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit .

Get medieval: Marcaster (The Sea Fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 393-2679.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1155.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Euchre players: Enjoy a fun night out playing the game at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 10888 126th Ave. N, Largo. For details, call (727) 474-2682.

Afternoon bingo: Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238.

One man band: Robert Keyth plays seven different instruments and performs as "The One Man Band" at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. The post accepts old flags and cell phones for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.


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 Eat 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.

Greek dance workshop: All ages and skill levels can learn from performers from the Levendia Troupe 7-8:30 p.m. July 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Craig Park. $20 for four classes. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit .

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 Veterans of Foreign Wars 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 interested in getting published can 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 .

Introduction to Tai Chi: Teens and adults are welcome at a four-week summer class taught by a certified volunteer instructor at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through July 29 at 1223 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $30 session donation suggested. Call the Taoist Tai Chi Center at (727) 562-2878 or Ruth at (727) 531-3323.

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. 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. Friday at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. Free hot dogs and concessions available. Movie begins at dusk. Call (727) 518-3128 or visit .

Yoga time 07/07/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 6:25pm]
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