Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Out & About

Dog lovers


Clearwater Kennel Club, a nonprofit organization, is seeking new members interested in learning about dogs through seminars, training sessions and exhibitions. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn Conference Center, 21338 U.S. Highway 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 734-7992.

Drawing cartoons: Kids can learn to draw cartoons at a cartooning party at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Beach Library, 69 Bay Esplande. Call (727) 462-6890.

Improve writing skills: New writers and old pros are welcome at meetings of the Palm Harbor Writers Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 785-3444.

Help for parents: Lisa Hein, author of The Book: I'm Doing the Best I Can, will give a parenting talk/discussion based on her book at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Free critique: Artists may bring in one or two unframed, unfinished paintings for a free critique from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Studio 1212 Art Gallery, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566.


Senior billiards: Seniors ages 50 and older cue up for fun and friendship from 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.

Cooking for kids: Children ages 8 to 12 can learn how to make easy turkey wraps at Kids' Cooking with chef Kent Kasey, 2 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call (727) 669-1280.

Networking event: Attend the Upper Pinellas Summer Splash Chamber of Commerce Networking Event from 5 to 8 p.m. at Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater, and learn about the products and services of more than 100 exhibitors. Tickets are $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Call (727) 461-0011.

Coin club: The Largo Coin Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call Bob at (727) 688-9871.

Peace vigil: From 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


Fun for kids: "Travel Around the World Thursdays" features crafts, games and activities for children at 2 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 462-6895.

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.

Musical comedy: Stage Agenda presents The Land of Badd at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $10 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. Call (727) 446-1360.

Beach concert: Jo Bell will perform country music at a free beach concert 7 p.m. at Sunset Beach, located at the west end of Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Bring your own seating. Concessions available for purchase. Call (727) 942-5628.


Calling all anglers: The inaugural Yianni Patterson Memorial Snook Tournament (a photo and release event), presented by the Anclote Key Anglers and the Boys and Girls Club of Tarpon Springs, will take place Friday and Saturday. For more information on sponsorships, rules, fees and early registration, call Capt. Tommy Mahinis at (727) 510-7717.

Dog lovers 07/14/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 3:54pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Jones: Bucs need success to get national respect


    Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones offers up his Two Cents on the world of sports.

    No respect

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter walks the field during the second day of mandatory minicamp at One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times
  2. Hopes fade after landslide destroys Chinese village (w/video)


    Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

    Vehicles and people line a road leading to the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Mao County on Saturday in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province. More than 100 people remained missing after the village was buried under tons of rocks and soil.
  3. Rookie Jake Faria dissatisfied with performance in Rays' loss to Orioles

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The rookie pitcher walked to his locker Saturday after tossing the fourth quality start in as many tries to begin his career. He held the potent Orioles bats to three runs and for six innings gave his team a chance to win.

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado tags out the Rays’ Mallex Smith at third after a rundown in the first inning.
  4. Thousands converge in two St. Pete locations celebrating LGBT rights

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG — Tom Rockhill didn't know what to expect Saturday, but by noon people were knocking on the door of his bar Right Around the Corner in Grand Central.

    (From left to right) Emma Chalut 18, gets a rainbow sticker on her cheek from her sister Ellie, 15 both of Jacksonville before the annual St. Pete Pride parade in downtown St. Petersburg on Saturday. This year the route was changed from the Grand Central and Kenwood area to Bayshore Drive.
[EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  5. Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Parker Lee McDonald dies

    TALLAHASSEE — A former Florida Supreme Court justice, who wrote a decision that prevented lawyers from excluding jurors because of their race, has died.

    Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Parker Lee McDonald died Saturday, the court said in a statement. He was 93.