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Spend an artsy afternoon at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, 12211 Walsingham Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Admission $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $4 students with valid ID and youth 7-18; and free for museum members and children under 10. Call (727) 518-6833 or visit

Talent abounds: See the area's best amateur talent at Dunedin's third-annual Senior Talent Show at 7 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Tickets $5. Call (727) 812-4530 or e-mail

Live theater: The Tarpon Springs High School theater program will present The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, at 7 p.m. today and Thursday at Tarpon Springs High, 1141 Gulf Road. $7 general admission, $5 seniors/students. Call (727) 943-4900.

Learn about computers: Bay Area Macintosh Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Richard Wittstruck will demo "Studio Artist" and a free copy will be given away. Call (727) 796-2929 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 w/out card. Call (727) 518-3131.

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.


Farmers Market: The Safety Harbor Farmers Market offers produce, honey, plants, fresh seafood, jewelry and more 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Thursday at the gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call (727) 461-7674.

Artist's chat: Enjoy free coffee and conversation with Brooke Allison, artist and 26-year faculty member of the Dunedin Fine Art Center, at noon Thursday at 1143 Michigan Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 298-3322 or visit

Country flavor: Turner-Brandon American Legion Post 7 presents Legends on the Road by Dave Smith and A Tribute to Johnny Cash at 7 p.m. Thursday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Advance tickets $7. Call (727) 442-5293.

Chamber music: The Graffe Quartet with pianist Michiko Otaki will perform at &:30 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, on Spring Bayou. Tickets $20, $18. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Jazz it up: Tom Barrett's Dixieland All Stars will take the stage 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Coconut's Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

Free concert: The last beach concert of the season features "L'il Pearl and the Big Boys," 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach, west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Event includes a bonfire and marshmallows. Refreshments available for purchase. Bring your own seating. Call (727) 942-5628.

Golf tournament: The Children's Home Pinellas Auxiliary hosts its 22nd annual golf tournament Thursday at Feather Sound Golf and Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, near Largo. 11 a.m. registration, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. $150 per player. Call (727) 641-7346.

Book sale: The Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library will have its annual book sale and Christmas Booktique 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the library, 138 E Lemon St. Sale includes special events. Call (727) 943-4922.

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 members; $4 nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.


Fall fun: Brooker Creek Elementary School will have its annual Fall Festival 5-9 p.m. Friday at 3130 Forelock Road, Tarpon Springs. Event will include inflatables, hay and pony rides, karaoke, barbecue, giant Wii game, prizes and food. $20 pre-pay all inclusive fun pass, $25 at the door (excludes food, novelties and Wii). Visit

Play golf: Enter to play in the second annual Military Officers Association of America Golf Tournament and Military Appreciation Day starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. $75 per golfer. Call (727) 641-1181 or (727) 786-5578.

Market open: Dunedin's Green Market is now open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays in Pioneer Park, at the corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue until the end of April 2009 featuring a wide variety of vendors. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail

Meet the author: Meet critically acclaimed American author E. L. Doctorow at 10 a.m. Friday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. An autograph session will follow the lecture. Call (727) 562-4970 ext. 5284.

Pearls & Bow Ties: Usher in the holiday spirit at a dinner dance hosted by Serendipity Partners 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday in the ballroom of the Clearwater Beach Hilton, 400 Mandalay Ave. Live entertainment, dinner, dancing, socializing. Advance tickets $55 per person ($60 at the door), and $105 per couple ($110 at the door). Call (813) 713-0464 or (727) 474-5532.

Sail away: Register for the Carlisle Classic Championship Regatta at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center on Sand Key Beach 5-7 p.m. Friday. Event features racing Saturday and Sunday, refreshments, catered dinner for skipper and crew, and trophies. For details, including entry fees, call (727) 517-7776 or visit

Briefs: Out and about events 11/11/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:31am]
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