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Catch a flick: Largo Community Center presents Silver Screen Classics: A History of the Movies at noon at 65 Fourth St. Free admission. For movie listings, call (727) 518-3131.

Start up savvy: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host a free seminar on the "Ten Steps to Starting a Small Business," 7-9 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Register by calling (727) 943-4922.


Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S. Osceola Ave., featuring farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit

Merry Christmas party: Enjoy a seasonal show, hot cider, carols, Santa and a tour of Largo Central Park's lights, 5-9 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 101 Central Park Drive. Tickets $15. Call (727) 518-3131.

Pipe organ concert: The Kirk of Dunedin opens its 41st season of organ concerts with "A Christmas Fantasy" performed by Terry Charles at 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; and 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 2686 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Tickets $10. Call (727) 733-5475 or visit

On the easel: Learn how the woodcut, "Arcadia Spring," by Charles Hewitt, relates to the Color Woodblock Prints exhibition at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at noon at 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 712-5762.

Get medieval: Marcaster (The Sea Fortress) is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism that meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For details, call (727) 393-2679.

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

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.

Euchre players: Enjoy a 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.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from a variety of vendors, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall through April. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail


Holiday concert: "Christmas at the Plaza," features the Bayside String Quartet, guest pianist Dr. Scott Behler, and the music of Mozart, Bach, Handel and others. 6-9 p.m. at the Plaza, 100 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair Bluffs. Free. Includes art show and refreshments. Call (727) 559-7767 or visit

Family fare: The Clearwater High Drama Department presents Seussical!, a musical based on the characters and stories of Dr. Seuss, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Clearwater High School, 540 S Hercules Ave. Adults $12, matinee $10; students and children $10. Call (727) 298-1620, ext. 125.

Harvest Marketplace: Browse items including produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April 2009 in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with live music, themed events and activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features farm-fresh produce, local fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, fresh seafood and more, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Artist's insights: Enjoy free coffee and conversation with enamel artist Cathy Kay Taylor at noon at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Call (727) 298-3322 or visit

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.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Free movie: See Chariots of Fire at 1 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.


Winter Wonderland: The seasonal event runs through Dec. 22 at the intersection of Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, and includes thousands of holiday lights, live entertainment, Santa, a playground, bounce house and giant slide, pony rides, petting zoo and a new train. Admission is free, but a donation of food or a new toy is requested for charity. Call (727) 442-2099 for information.

Clearwater out and about 12/08/08 [Last modified: Monday, December 8, 2008 7:46pm]
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