Calendar of events in North Pinellas

Today

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather-permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Free movies: See the new release movie The Bank Job at 1 p.m. today; 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.

Nature's finery: Enjoy Florida's natural beauty at the Florida Botanical Gardens at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Stroll through hundreds of blooming flowers and plants and native and nonnative ornamentals. Free and open to the public daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (727) 582-2581 or visit, www.flbg.org.

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. to 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.

Wednesday

Weekly market: The Downtown Fresh Market will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. next to City Hall at 100 State St. W, Oldsmar. Wide variety of vendors. Entertainment from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net.

Fun for kids: Children in grades K-5 may participate in fitness and game skills taught in individual and group settings 4:30-5:30 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.

Art classes: Teens can learn the basics of art or master a technique in a variety of media 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.

Senior billiards: Seniors ages 50 and older cue up for fun and friendship 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1195.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oldsmar Senior Center at 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1195.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m. to 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.

Thursday

Harvest Marketplace: The third annual City of Largo's Harvest Marketplace will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive. Produce, crafts, specialty foods, jewelry and music. Call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5015.

Grape Escape: The Greater Palm Harbor YMCA presents its sixth annual Grape Escape Garden Party and Wine Tasting fundraiser 6:30-9 p.m. at Earthscapes Garden Room, 816 Alt. 19 N, Palm Harbor. Tickets $35, $45 at the door, and can be purchased at 1600 16th St., Palm Harbor.

Dixieland jazz: Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps perform 6:30-9 at Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

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.

55 Alive: Mature driving classes for drivers older than 50 are taught by trained volunteers in two four-hour sessions. Graduates may be eligible for auto insurance discounts for the following three years. Cost is $10. For details, call (888) 227-7669.

Supporting veterans: Attend weekly dinner, dancing and bingo events at American Legion Turner-Brandon Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Memberships are available for all veterans and immediate family members. For event days and times, call (727) 442-5293.

Upcoming

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. Nov. 14 at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. $75 per golfer. Call (727) 641-1181 or (727) 786-5578.

Calendar of events in North Pinellas 11/03/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 8:45am]

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