Book signing: Author Alexandra Everist will sign copies of her book, A Katrina Moment, at 1 p.m. at Cottage Cafe of Largo, 607 First Ave. SW. Call (727) 581-3663.
Mission fair: Talk to global and local mission groups and learn who they assist and why, and how you can help and/or benefit from their services at 11:30 a.m. at Central Christian Church, 1200 Keene Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 446-0988.
Family raft race: Entrants will build their own rafts for competition in a marked-course race starting at 9 a.m. in Crystal Beach. For details, call (727) 421-3879.
Dixieland jazz: Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps will entertain from 1 to 4 p.m. at Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.
Sunday bingo: Games start at 12:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Free coffee and doughnuts with sign in; hot dogs and sloppy Joes, $1. Chips and drinks available. Smoking and nonsmoking halls. Call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.
Family story night: The Largo Public Library will offer a story night at 7 in the children's program room of the library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.
Boating class: Register from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a short safe-boating course offered by the Dunedin Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla. The course will be in two segments, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1-5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Dunedin Marina Harbormasters Building, 51 Main St. Fee is $30. Call (727) 736-1191 or (727) 599-8837.
Literature discussion: Dr. Daniela Feliciani, a James Joyce scholar from the University of Rome, will give a lecture on Joyce's literature at 1 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5284.
School Board candidates forum: The Palm Harbor Community Coalition has invited all candidates running for Pinellas County School Board to speak at a forum at 6:30 p.m. at Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave. The public is invited and may e-mail questions in advance to info@PalmHarborCoalition.org. Call (727) 798-6645 or (727) 423-1224.
Sing along: The Palm Harbor Men's Barbershop Chorus will meet at 6:45 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center, 1500 16th St. The chorus seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call (727) 771-6000.
Trace your roots: Volunteer genealogist John Kiwala provides free help from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.
Learn to make sushi: Clearwater Sister Cities presents a sushimaking demonstration with Takako Thibadeau that includes audience participation at 6:30 p.m. at Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4368.
Author to speak: Linda Taylor, author of Great Women Exploring Nature: How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4123 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.
Free art critique: Studio 1212 invites all artists to bring in one or two unframed, unfinished paintings for a free critique at 10 a.m. at 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566.
Dog lovers: Meeting at 7:30 p.m., the Clearwater Kennel Club, a nonprofit organization, seeks new members interested in learning about dogs through seminars, training sessions and exhibitions. Meetings are every third Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn Conference Center, 21338 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 734-7992.
Seniors' social scene: Seniors 50 and older will meet for fun and friendship from 9 a.m. to noon at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. W. Free with rec card, $5.35 without. Every Tuesday and Friday. Call (813) 749-1195.
Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 p.m. and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Happens every Tuesday and Friday. Call (727) 733-8153.
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Wild evidence: Find and decipher signs of creatures on a hike from 10 a.m. to noon at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Space is limited. Sign up by calling (727) 453-6800.