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Events in Pinellas

Today

View works by the Exhibiting Society of Artists at an opening reception for "Small, Smart and Sassy Summer Show" 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Artists' Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 446-1708.

Family fishing day: The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will host a family fishing day 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave. Free admission. Fishing poles and bait will be provided or anglers may bring their own. Call (727) 464-3347.

Neighborhood picnic: The city of Clearwater is hosting a multicultural, back-to-school picnic 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Glen Oaks Park, 1345 Court St. with drummers, dancers, children's activities, refreshments and free school supplies. Call (727) 562-4047 or visit www.myclearwater.com/eastgateway.

Outdoor movie: Bring a chair or blanket and watch Spiderwick Chronicles at dusk Saturday at Craig Park, along Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs. Free. Refreshments available. Call (727) 942-5628.

Adopt a dog: Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay will hold a meet and greet with greyhounds and their adoptive or foster parents noon-3 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart, 2625 Gulf-to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (813) 971-4732 or visit www.great-greyhound.org.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam firsthand with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passing sidings running through beautifully landscaped Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Free ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team performs 6 p.m. every Saturday on Tower Lake off Douglas Road in Oldsmar. Concessions available or bring your own picnic. For directions and team information visit www.tampawaterski.com.

Quill art: Learn to make beautiful "dimensional flower" greeting cards at an easy, fun class at 1 p.m. Saturday at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Guided hikes: Experience the natural beauty of Florida with free guided hikes through Brooker Creek Preserve's Education Center Trail, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Hikes are 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Advance registration is required. Call (727) 453-6800.

Food, fun and mayhem: Teens age 12 and older can welcome in the new school year with an end of summer "Murder Mystery" party 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Dr. Registration required. Call (813) 749-1179.

Sunday

Ride the rails: The experience of large-scale model railroading on the Largo Central Railroad continues today in beautifully landscaped Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open for public runs the first full weekend of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Bird walk: Join in an early morning bird walk and learn to identify common birds by sight, behavior and sound 9-11 a.m. Sunday at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Best for adults and children 10 and up. Call (727) 453-6800.

Monday

"Reading with the Rays": The Tampa Bay Rays street team will visit the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. at 1 p.m. Monday to celebrate the summer reading program. For details call (727) 562-4970 ext. 5236.

Good dog: A six-week session of Adult Doggie Manners classes for dogs four months or older begins at 6:45 p.m. Monday at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Cost is $65 for Dunedin residents; $80 non-residents. Current vaccinations required. Advanced class is also offered 8-9 p.m. Mondays, starting Aug. 4. Call (727) 812-4530 or visit www.dunedingov.com.

Events in Pinellas 08/01/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:36am]
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