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Out & About: Tuesday through Thursday

Thursday

An adult acoustic guitar class meets from 10 to 11 a.m. the next four Thursdays (Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23) at Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Cost is $40 for members; $50 for nonmembers. Call (727) 785-9567.

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, and hear a variety of music nightly. Event begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

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

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., the regular session starts at 7:30. Call (727) 631-0067.

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

Wednesday

"Mom's Morning Out": 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday, featuring games, music, crafts and playground fun for children ages 3 to 5 at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Fee $10 with Dunedin recreation card; $15 without. Children must be potty-trained. Call (727) 812-4539.

Helping veterans: AVAST, a support team for disabled military personnel, will "Pass the Leg" for donations at 6:30 p.m. during a fundraiser at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St. N, Clearwater. Call (727) 572-9464.

Learn about opera: Experience the world of opera at "Opera Rocks 4" at 1 p.m. every Wednesday in October at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Musical Theater, presented by Bill Weiss, is scheduled for Wednesday. Bring a lunch. Call (727) 562-4970 ext. 5284.

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

Candidates to speak: The Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a Candidates Forum at 7 p.m. at East Lake Fire Station 57, 3375 Tarpon Lake Blvd. Call (727) 784-4287.

"Young at Heart": A senior health fair will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St., and include health screenings, exhibits, bingo, free food and door prizes. Call (727) 771-6000.

Buying a home? A free two-part "First Time Homebuyers" seminar is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. the next two Thursdays (Oct. 2 and 9) at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Sponsored by Community Service Foundation. Call (727) 461-0618, ext. 3, or visit www.csfhome.org.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double-deck pinochle from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members; $4 for nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.

Upcoming

Benefit golf tournament: A golf tournament to benefit a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Post 275, and help with his medical expenses will be 8 a.m. Saturday at Clearwater Executive Golf Course, 1875 Airport Drive. The event is a four-person scramble followed by lunch at Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Cost is $40 per person. Call Bill Kallberg at (727) 542-2055.

Tennis tournament: The first 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 Sunday. Contact Kim Cashman at (727) 224-5185 or Cari Reagin at (727) 409-8964.

Out & About: Tuesday through Thursday 09/29/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:11pm]
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