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North Pinellas events: Explore farmers market, learn to start a business

Downtown Clearwater farmers market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Fresh produce, cheese, nuts, bakery items, organic products, handcrafted jewelry and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free parking, handicap accessible. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwater
farmersmarket.com.
Today

Start a business: The Pinellas County Chapter of SCORE will host a free seminar on Ten Steps to Starting A Small Business at 7 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Materials and handouts are provided. Registration is requested. Call (727) 943-4922.

Dinner dance: Indulge your continental tastes with a pasta dinner and dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, 200 McMullen Booth Road. $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727) 791-8698.

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

B-I-N-G-O: Try your luck as the numbers are called every Tuesday evening at the AMVETS Post 67, 512 S Lincoln St., Clearwater. Early bird game begins at 6:30 p.m., regular session starts at 7:30. Call (727) 631-0067.

Wednesday

Musical fable: Oak Grove Middle School's fine arts department presents Into the Woods Jr., based on the story of Little Red Riding Hood and the big bad wolf, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 1370 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 524-4430.

Genealogy help: This class explores the different time lines you can use to amplify and clarify the information you have collected about your ancestors or your particular needs at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays 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 www.stpeteforpeace.org.

Charity barbecue: Enjoy ribs, chicken and chopped pork Wednesdays-Saturdays from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Proceeds help children's charities, the intellectual and physically disabled, and provide school lunch for elementary students who cannot afford it. For details, call (727) 216-3859

Thursday

Nature's finery: Enjoy Florida's natural beauty at the Florida Botanical Gardens at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Stroll through hundreds of blooming flowers and plants and native and nonnative ornamentals. Free daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (727) 582-2581 or visit www.flbg.org.

Friday

Play chess: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department hosts a chess club at 1 p.m. every Friday at 400 S Walton Ave. A knowledge of chess is required. Experienced players welcome. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Afternoon bingo: Play Fridays with an early bird game at 12:15 p.m. and regular bingo at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Dunedin Memorial Post 275, 360 Wilson St. Call (727) 733-8153.

First Friday: Old Palm Harbor Main Street presents "Talent Under the Stars," a line up of dance studio performances including hip-hop, tap and Tahitian from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday along Florida Avenue in downtown Palm Harbor. The event also includes entertainment, craft vendors, food, kids play area, and beer and wine. Call (727) 787-4700.

North Pinellas events: Explore farmers market, learn to start a business 04/28/08 [Last modified: Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:30am]
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