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Jan Golden will teach a four-part workshop for women interested in writing memoirs 1-3:30 p.m. today, Oct 14, 21 and 28 at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Cost is $60. To register, call (727) 535-7816.

The write stuff: All writers are welcome to share their talents at the Palm Harbor Writing Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Call (727) 786-3133.

Enjoy a movie: The film 88 Minutes will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Ken Nichol from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. 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.

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

Nature walk: Explore a variety of bird and gopher tortoise habitats at 8 a.m. at Dunedin's Hammock Park, 1900 San Mateo Drive. Bring binoculars. Free. Call (727) 596-8822.

Soapmaking: Christine Bock, owner of Florida Handmade Soap Co., will offer a glimpse into cold process soapmaking at 12:30 p.m. at Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St. Free with rec card; $5.35 without. Call (813) 749-1260.

Gardening tips: Pinellas County Master Gardener Jason Beck will discuss the benefits of native plants and offer tips on successful gardening at a 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. class at Crystal Beach Community Hall, 715 Crystal Beach Ave. Free, but space is limited. To reserve a seat, call (727) 582-2673.

Computer group: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, and include roundtable discussions, demonstrations and help on many topics. Call (727) 796-2929 or visit www.BAMCentral.org.

Spooktacular: Tour an indoor display of thousands of miniature lighted and animated Halloween sights at Regency Oaks Life Care Community, 2720 Regency Oaks Blvd., Clearwater. Open to the public 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until Nov. 1. Call (727) 252-0540.

All about dogs: The Humane Society of Pinellas County offers three-week "Pettiquette" classes, open to anyone with a dog in their life, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 and 22 at 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater. Cost is $50; adopted dogs get the first lesson free. To register, call Ann at (727) 415-1567 or e-mail ann@courteouscanine.com.

Social scene: Seniors meet for fun and friendship 9 a.m. to 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. to 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 www.stpeteforpeace.org.

Thursday

Book sale: The Friends of the Clearwater Library will host a book sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. $10 donation to attend pre-sale 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Call (727) 562-4970.

Four days of fun: St. Patrick Catholic School will host a four-day event, "Celebrating the Gold — 50 Year Jubilee," featuring rides, food, games, live entertainment, bingo, an adult sports lounge and a flea market 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday; 6 to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. Sundayat 1501 Trotter Road, Largo. Tickets start at 4 for $1; all-you-can-ride wristbands available. Call (727) 581-4865.

Free movie: Tarpon Springs Cinema Guild presents The Kite Runner at 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. RSVP by calling (727) 943-4922.

Candidates to speak: The Rotary Club of East Lake Sunrise will host Robin Wikle and Ken Peluso, both vying for Pinellas County School Board, 7:30 a.m. at Tarpon Woods Country Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. Breakfast $15. Call (727) 781-5555.

Out & About: Stories to tell 10/06/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:59pm]
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