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Get out and play in Pinellas

Today

Writers group: All skill levels interested in getting published are invited to a Writers Critique Group, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 267-5612.

Have a laugh: The Eight O'Clock Theater presents The Pajama Game at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Adults $26; students 19 and younger $16. Call (727) 587-6793, ticketmaster.com and www.eightoclocktheatre.com.

Saturday

Opening reception: "Color Woodblock Prints and Works on Paper," by Henry McBride, 7-9 p.m. at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free to members, $10 guests. To RSVP, call (727) 712-5229.

Clown-A-Rama: The Clowns Galore Alley of Largo and Mid-Pinellas Kiwanis Club will host a fundraiser to benefit Largo Central Park Trains. Includes a clown parade, face painting, juggling, magic and more. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 518-3131.

Drum circle: Bring a drum or just enjoy the rhythm around the campfire, 7-8 p.m. at McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N, Largo. Adults $2, 12 and younger $1. Call (727) 518-3047.

Carwash fundraiser: Help a Scout raise money for his Eagle service project, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Palm Harbor Honda, 31200 U.S. 19. Suggested donation $5. Call (727) 415-1897.

Weekend fun: Hear music by Carlo at 12:30 p.m. and Bobby Palermo at 7 p.m. Saturday and attend a Bay Area Singles Dance with DJ Mike at 6 p.m. Sunday at Turner-Brandon, American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. (727) 442-5293.

Cutting edge: The Connext Project, showcasing digital arts including motion graphics, animation and music, will be 4:30-11 p.m. at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. Tickets are $5, available at www.tick etmaster.com. Visit www.connextproject.com.

Seasonal shopping: The Women's Fellowship will host its annual Christmas Bazaar 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Salvation Army Worship Center, 1625 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. Round Table Cafe opens at 8:30 a.m. Call (727) 725-9777.

Honoring veterans: Clearwater Veterans Alliance presents the fourth annual Clearwater Veterans Appreciation Day, 2-6 p.m. at Bright House Network Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. See the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall and the Moving Tribute, flyovers, parachute exhibitions, drill platoons and more. Free. Call (727) 641-1181 or visit www.cvad.org.

Arts, crafts, food: Browse the Tarpon Springs Sponge Dock Seafood and Art & Craft Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. (352) 344-0657.

History comes alive: Meet Frankenstein author Mary Shelley, portrayed by Susan Marie Frontczak, as she tells the story of her life and her "monster," 7:30 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Tickets $15, $13 members and students. Call (727) 942-5605.

Great gifts: Great Expectations 22nd annual Holiday Show and Sale begins Saturday and continues through Dec. 23 at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. For details, call (727) 298-3322 or visit www.dfac.org.

Skate contest: Ian Tilmann Memorial Skate Contest begins at 11 a.m. at Ian Tilmann Skate Park, 940 Seventh St. S, Safety Harbor. (727) 726-3435 or www.the iantilmannfoundation.org.

Get out and play in Pinellas 10/30/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:59pm]
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