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Today

Dog training: If that new puppy is digging up the back yard, Puppy Manners can help. A six-week session begins at 7 p.m. today at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. The course includes basic manners and socialization activities for puppies ages 10 to 16 weeks. Cost is $65 for Dunedin residents and $80 for nonresidents. Call (727) 812-4530.

Thursday

Plumb House Museum: Tour the historic Plumb House Museum, an original Cracker-style house built in 1896. It houses period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts. The Clearwater Historical Society offers free tours on the first and third Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 445-9312.

Safety Harbor farmers market: Runs from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the John Wilson Park Gazebo, at Main Street and Fourth Avenue, in downtown Safety Harbor. Fresh produce, cheese, pasta, gourmet foods, honey, nuts, plants, baskets and jewelry. Free parking. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Auditions: Try out for a part in the 20th annual Tarpon Springs Talent Show from 5 to 7 p.m. today and March 13 at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Bring all necessary materials. Reserve audition time by calling (727) 942-5628.

Friday

Art show reception: The Dunedin Fine Art Center will kick off its biggest juried art show of the year with an opening reception from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at 1143 Michigan Ave., Dunedin. Admission is $5, free for center members. The exhibit runs through April 27. Call (727) 298-3322.

Worldly goods: Clearwater Sister Cities will present an international bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 760-0260.

Revolutionary ideas: Fred Farrar, professor emeritus at Temple University, will speak on "1759-1789: The 30 Years That Created Our Nation," at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 937-4516.

Musical comedy: Gilbert and Sullivan Players present the lighthearted musical HMS Pinafore Friday-Sunday, March 13, and March 15-16 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 E Pine St. Show times are at 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $20, $18. Call (727) 942-6505.

Orchid show: Tampa Bay Orchid Society will host an orchid show and sale from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Bayanihan Arts & Events Center, 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa. Admission $4. Free parking. Call (727) 772-8535 or visit www.tam

pabayorchidsociety.com.

Meet local artists: The Oldsmar Art Club presents an evening of local artists and their work from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St. Complimentary refreshments. Event is free. Exhibit runs through April 8. Call (813) 749-1260.

Dazzling displays: The eighth annual Gem and Mineral Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. Refreshments available. Admission $5, $4 for students with parent or ID card, and free for ages 6 and younger. Call (727) 657-0998 or (727) 345-8994.

Saturday

Barbershop concert: The Florida Suncoast Barbershop Chorus will give its annual concert at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the James B. White Performing Arts Center on the campus of Clearwater Central Catholic High School, 2750 Haines-Bayshore Road, Clearwater. In addition to favorites sung by the Suncoast Chorus, the concert will feature a champion quartet known as My Three Sons and the Ditchfield Family Singers. Tickets are $14 and $20, and 10 percent group discounts are available for purchases of 10 or more tickets. Call (727) 787-0015 to order tickets or for more information.

Free flights for kids: The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 282 will host a Young Eagles Flight Rally where young people ages 8 to 17 will have an opportunity to fly with an experienced volunteer pilot Saturday. Flights begin at 9 a.m. at Clearwater Airpark, 1000 N Hercules Ave. For information, check out Clearwater's Young Eagles Flight Rally's Web site www.eaa282.org or call Ed Dolezal at 647-2661.

Send calendar information to northpin@sptimes.com or fax it to (727) 445-4119.

SCOTT KEELER | Times (2004)

Today

Every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Fresh produce, cheese, nuts, bakery items, organic products, handcrafted jewelry and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free parking, handicap accessible. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwater

farmersmarket.com.

Clearwater: Calendar 03/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:25am]

    

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