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Daughters of Italy wrapping gifts for charity

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The Daughters of Italy Lodge 2825 will be giftwrapping for charity 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today through Tuesday; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at Books-a-Million, 33550 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Free, but donations benefit the organization's charities. Call Vincenza DiLiberti at (727) 447-6890.

Today

Sunday bingo: Games start at 12:30 p.m. every Sunday at the Knights of Columbus, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Free coffee and donuts, hot dogs, chips and drinks available. Smoking and nonsmoking halls. Call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Monday

Gingerbread and games: Children will hear gingerbread man stories, decorate a cookie and have holiday fun at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Winter Wonderland: The seasonal event runs through Tuesday 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.

Holiday lights tour: Dunedin's Parks and Recreation Dept. will present a tour of holiday lights 6-9 p.m. Monday beginning at the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave. Includes light refreshments and music prior to the tour. $7 per person. To register call (727) 298-3299 or visit www.dunedingov.com.

Hanukkah party: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah will host an Israeli Hanukkah party at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-8811.

Starlite dance series: Enjoy an evening of dancing and music with the Ellis Hale Band 7-9 p.m. Monday and Dec. 29 at the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. $5/person. Light refreshments provided. Call (727) 298-3299 or visit www.dunedingov.com.

Christmas dinner: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral will host its annual Christmas dinner for the elderly and those in need of a meal noon-4:30 p.m. in the church hall, 20 Pinellas Ave. N, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-3540.

Tricky Dogs show: This family circus-style dog act will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.

Tuesday

Holiday Garden Lights: More than 425,000 colorful lights have transformed Florida Botanical Gardens into a holiday wonderland. Free admission 6-10 p.m. today through Jan. 49 at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call (727) 582-2100.

Puppet show: Enjoy a holiday puppet show at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the North Greenwood Library, 905 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.

Family fun: Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a skate park and Highland Family Aquatics Center, with the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m.-9.p.m. Saturday, and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Call (727) 518-3016.

Step back in time: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N., Largo, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, gives tours of vintage architecture and classes in the arts of bygone days. For details call (727) 582-2123 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.

Daughters of Italy wrapping gifts for charity 12/20/08 [Last modified: Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:08am]
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