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Artistic impressions


Dunedin Art Harvest: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Highlander Park, at the intersection of Pinehurst Road and Michigan Boulevard, Dunedin, featuring more than 200 artists, food vendors and hands-on art activities for children. Free admission. $5 parking at the park and $3 at Dunedin High School with free shuttle. Visit


Have a laugh: The Eight O'Clock Theater presents The Pajama Game at 2 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Adults $26; students 19 and younger $16. Call (727) 587-6793, and

Weekend fun: Attend a "Bay Area Singles Dance" with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. at Turner-Brandon, American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-5293.

Arts, crafts, food: Browse the Tarpon Springs Sponge Dock Seafood and Art & Craft Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Call (352) 344-0657.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passings running through beautifully landscaped Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Artsy Sunday: Enjoy tea and a lecture by Susan J. Montgomery, Ph.D, 3-5 p.m. at the Leepa Ratt­ner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Color woodblock prints and work on paper by Henry McBride are on display today through Jan. 4. For museum hours and prices call (727) 712-5750.

Meet the artists: An opening reception for the exhibit "Creative Living" will be 2-5 p.m. at Artist's Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-1708.


In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit

Art classes: Teens can learn the basics of art or master a technique in a variety of mediums at afternoon art classes 3-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Bring your own supplies. $10 residents; $12.50 nonresidents; and $15 without card. Call (727) 518-3131.

Writing memoirs: Author Jan Golden will conduct a memoir seminar 1-3 p.m. at the Clearwater Beach Library and Recreation Center, 69 Bay Esplanade. Call (727) 462-6890.

Candy buy back: The dental office of Dr. James R. Pitts is sponsoring a candy buy back day 1-5 p.m. at 2213 Curlew Road, Dunedin. Kids are encouraged to bring in their Halloween candy and it will be bought back for $1 a pound. All candy will be sent to troops overseas through Operation Gratitude. Call (727) 787-4746.

Sing along: Palm Harbor Crystalaires Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052 or visit

Fun for kids: Children in grades K-5 can participate in fitness and game skills taught in individual and group settings 4:40-5:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N, Oldsmar. Free with rec card; $1.50 per class without. Athletic clothes and shoes required. Register in advance by calling (813) 749-1151.


Free movies: See the new release movie The Bank Job at 1 p.m. ; and Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Call (727) 942-5628.

Writers to meet: Share an evening of creativity at the Palm Harbor Writer's Group meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 786-3133.

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

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The Club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698.

Artistic impressions 11/01/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 6:14pm]
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