Renovations continue at the Pinellas County Health Department's Clearwater center, at 310 N Myrtle Ave., in an effort to make the building more accessible to all clients and to upgrade the building's systems.
No services will be provided at this location during the renovation process. Medical, dental, immunization and WIC services will be available at all other Pinellas County Health Department locations. For more information, contact these centers directly:
Tarpon Springs: 301 S Disston Ave., (727) 942-5457
Mid-County: 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo, (727) 524-4410
Largo: 12420 130th Ave. N, (727) 588-4040
Pinellas Park: 6350 76th Ave. N, (727) 547-7780
St. Petersburg: 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, (727) 824-6900
Limited WIC and nursing services will relocate to the Hispanic Outreach Center, 612 Franklin St., Clearwater, during renovations.
Work on the Clearwater center is expected to be completed at the end of the year.
For information about the Pinellas County Health Department, visit PinellasHealth.com.
Reading Nutrition Labels: Puzzled by food labels? Want to find out if the foods you've chosen contain healthy ingredients? Take a store tour to learn to decipher nutrition labels. Email email@example.com or call the store to register. Free. 6:30 p.m., Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703. naturesfoodpatch.com
Tarpon Springs Rotary Club Sprint Triathlon: The 23rd annual Tarpon Springs Triathlon starts and ends in Fred Howard Park. It includes a quarter-mile swim in the gulf followed by a 10.5-mile bike along the waterfront and finishes with a 5K run. This USA Triathlon-sanctioned, chip-timed race includes a post party with food, cookies and beer. $65-$85 individual, $110-$160 relay. 7:30 a.m., Fred Howard Park, 1700 Sunset Drive, Tarpon Springs. (727) 937-6019. tarponrotary.org/about/what-we-do/tarpon-springs-rotary-club-sprint-triathlon.
Safe Boating Classes: The one-day course, offered to participants of all ages, includes boat handling, navigation rules, state and federal legal requirements, boating emergencies, safety measures and vessel launching. After successful completion of the course, participants will receive state certification for boat operation. Seating is limited. Cost is $40, which includes all books. 9 a.m., Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 11-9, 847 Roosevelt Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-8568.
Laughter Yoga At The Library: Learn the joys of laughter yoga while the whole family de-stresses and discover benefits for both mind and body. 2 p.m., Countryside Library, 2741 State Road 580, Clearwater. (727) 562-4970. myclearwater.com/cpl
Simply … Gluten-Free: Nature's Food Patch's gluten-free chef, Carol Kicinski, demonstrates a different recipe the second Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. Free. Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703. naturesfoodpatch.com
Eat Smart: Cooking demonstrations, healthy food and fellowship in Eat Smart seminar every second Sunday; with talk on a different health topic each month, followed by demonstration and meal. Bring potluck vegetarian dish to share, if desired. Free. 4 p.m., Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 6209 Congress St., New Port Richey. (727) 375-7502. jewishheritage.net
Discover Oldsmar by Bike: Loop through Philippe Park, Oldsmar's waterfront and hidden bike trails, as well as the Upper Tampa Bay Park in Hillsborough County. Riders must maintain 12 to 16 mph on this 25-mile ride. Ends with breakfast in Oldsmar. Free. 7:30 a.m., Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. (727) 415-8993. tampabaysundaybicycle.blogspot.com.
Laughter Yoga: Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with yoga breathing to de-stress and energize your life. $5, $4 residents. 6:30 p.m., Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. (727) 733-7296.
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group: 9:30 a.m. Mondays, the Centre, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Free. (727) 787-1837.
Recovery International: Abraham Low Self-Help System, a support group designed for people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks and symptoms caused by fear and anger, meets at these upcoming times and locations:
• 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Lakeview Community Church, 475 East Lake Road N, East Lake. (727) 942-4095.
• 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Grace Lutheran, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater. (727) 942-9008.
• 10 a.m. Saturdays, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 586-2585, or leave a message at (727) 525-1749.
The support group is free, but offerings are appreciated.
Nar-Anon Family Group: Meetings are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays, except holidays, at Crystal Beach Community Center, 517 Crystal Beach Ave.; 8 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Educational Building, second floor in "the Parlor," 421 Main St., Dunedin; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's United Methodist Church Annex, Open Arms Resource Center, 1897 Highland Ave., Largo. Call toll-free at 1-888-947-8885. Visit naranonfl.org.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, (727) 501-2125, and 8:30 a.m. Saturdays, (727) 786-3113. Both at Clearwater Community Church, Room 103, 2897 Belcher Road, Dunedin. Donations accepted. Visit foodaddicts.com.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS):
• 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Heritage United Methodist Church, Room 11, 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater. First meeting is free. (727) 726-2681.
• 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at Union Street United Methodist Church, Choir Room, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call (727) 461-7101. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at First Baptist Church of Ozona-Palm Harbor, 610 Pennsylvania Ave., Ozona. The group meets in the building in the back. Call (727) 786-1484 or (727) 785-9564.
Mid Pinellas Brain Trauma Support Group: 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Christian Life Enrichment Center, Room 201, second floor, 1498 Rosery Road, Largo. Call (727) 442-1819. Visit midpinellasbrain traumasupportgroup.com.
Celiac Support Group: Celiac disease, an intestinal disorder, affects one out of every 133 people. Although there is no cure, it can be controlled by following a gluten-free diet. Some people have found that going gluten-free is not easy. A support group can help. 10 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1, 2 and 3, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 734-0561 or email bkelly1@tampa bay.rr.com.
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