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Incredible eggs: Host Sherri Patterson will discuss the history, health benefits and uses of eggs at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Scavenger hunt: The public is invited to the Suncoast Herpetological Society's annual scavenger hunt at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the trails of Moccasin Lake Nature Center, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 942-6700 or visit

Numismatics: Largo Coin Club will meet at 6:45 p.m Wednesday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Dr. Call (727) 587-6715.

A dose of fun: Sign up for a free "Laughter Yoga" class at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave, Largo. Call (727) 518-3016.

Delicious fare: Sample a wide selection of culinary delights from more than 50 restaurants at the 19th annual "Taste of Clearwater," 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Advance tickets $18, $20 day of show. Call (727) 461-0011 or buy online at or

Social scene: Seniors meet 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.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Peace vigil: 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


Candidate's forum: Meet local candidates and learn why they believe they are qualified to serve at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Palm Harbor Recreation Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 784-4287.

Elegant evening: The "First Annual Boutique Book Bash: Where Fashion and Literature Merge," a fundraiser for Dignity U Wear and sponsored by Stein Mart and Bon Appetit, will include celebrity models, hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting and a book signing 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Bon Appetit, 150 Marina Plaza, Dunedin. For details and tickets call Dawn LaCross at (727) 512-4801.

Aging well: The public is invited to attend the third annual Active Aging Expo, featuring demonstrations, workshops, exhibits, free screenings and more 1-4 p.m. Thursday at Regency Oaks, 2720 Regency Oaks Blvd., Clearwater. RSVP to Marva at (727) 252-0540.

Senior luncheons: Seniors can enjoy a delicious meal, dessert and entertainment by the Larry Bene Show noon-2 p.m. Thursday Sept. 18at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N., where tickets can be purchased in advance. Call (727) 518-3131.

Candidates to speak: The Rotary Club of East Lake Sunrise will host two candidates for the East Lake Fire Commission, Mark Weinkrantz (Seat 3) and Paul Ferrari (Seat 5), at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Tarpon Woods Country Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. Breakfast is served at a guest fee of $15. Call (727) 781-5555.


Golf tournament: The sixth annual "Sponsor a Child for Camp" charity golf tournament will be Sept. 22 at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Proceeds enable Clearwater's Bloomin' Place for Kids to provide summer scholarships for at-risk youngsters. For details and to register call (727) 445-9482.

Tennis tournament: The first annual Clearwater Central Catholic Tennis Tournament to support the Jimmy McFarland Scholarship Fund is Oct. 10-12 at the Royal Racquet Club, 2565 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Entry deadline is Oct. 5. Contact Kim Cashman at (727) 224-5185 or Cari Reagin at (727) 409-8964.

Get out and about in Clearwater 09/16/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 5:11pm]
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