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Professional photographer and author Rick Sammon will give two free seminars today at the Royalty Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Hear "The Business Side of Freelance Photography" from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and "Exploring Digital Imaging" from 2 to 5 p.m. Call (727) 441-8868.

Wednesday

Budget-wise: A free two-part household budgeting seminar, designed for people who need assistance with budgeting or saving to buy a home, will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and May 14 at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Sponsored by Community Service Foundation. To register, call (727) 461-0618, ext. 3, or visit www.csfhome.org.

Original comedy: The Dunedin Showcase Theater presents Shakespeare Wranglers of Armadillo, Texas at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. The play alone will be staged at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. On Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, a "chuck wagon" buffet dinner will accompany the play. Times for those dinner shows are 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Dinner shows are $25 per person and tickets must be purchased two days in advance. Call (727) 289-3299, (727) 812-4531, (727) 230-2667 or visit www.dunedinshowcasetheater.com.

Peace vigil: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Edgewater Park, next to the Dunedin Marina, at Alt. U.S. 19 and Main Street, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-8945 or visit www.stpeteforpeace.org.

Charity barbecue: Enjoy ribs, chicken and chopped pork every Wednesday-Saturday from noon-6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Proceeds help children's charities, the intellectually and physically disabled, and provide school lunches for elementary students who cannot afford it. Call (727) 216-3859.

Thursday

Jazz for all: The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society presents Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Coconut's Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. $5 admission. Call (727) 724-3379.

Honoring seniors: Dunedin residents 75 years and older who have made significant contributions to the community will be honored by the city of Dunedin's Committee on Aging with an awards ceremony, luncheon and entertainment from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 14 at the Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Reservation deadline is Thursday. Call (727) 298-3299.

Friday

Retro fundraiser: Troop 416 of the Boy Scouts of America presents an antique, classic and hot rod car show and silent auction at 5 p.m., the show "Elvis," starring Kenn E. Grube, from 6-7 p.m. and live auction at 7 p.m. Friday at the Presbyterian Church of Palm Harbor, 2021 Nebraska Ave. Refreshments available. Free admission; donations to Troop 416 accepted. Call (727) 359-1722 or (727) 953-6700.

Enchanting melodies: Australian Celtic folk music group Spiral Dance will perform 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday at the Witch's Brew, 1219 C Florida Ave., in downtown Palm Harbor. Admission $5. Call (727) 483-9210 or visit www.TheWitchsBrew.com.

Summer's here: Enjoy the evening at a family fun night luau 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday on the back lawn of the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Proceeds benefit the Dunedin For Youth Scholarship Fund. Call (727) 812-4538.

Play chess: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department hosts a chess club at 1 p.m. every Friday at 400 S Walton Ave. A knowledge of chess is required. Experienced players welcome. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

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 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Calendar of events around Pinellas County 05/05/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:38pm]
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