Hear Gary Manche from Ocean Optics speak at the meeting of the Tampa Bay Computer Society at 6:45 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 443-4433 or visit www.tampa-bay.org.
Candlemaking: Kids ages 10-17 can learn how to make gel candles at 2 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Registration required. Call (727) 943-4922.
Meet the author: Mystery writer Ray Dix, an attorney for the state of Florida and author of the legal thriller Death Row Defender, will discuss his writing, his book and criminal writing for non-lawyers at 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4123 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.
Memoir writing: Award-winning photojournalist Sandy Huff will present a hands-on workshop on how to write an autobiography at 10 a.m. at the Oldsmar Senior Center, 127 State St., across from Oldsmar City Hall. Free. Bring writing materials. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 420-6184.
Art critique: All artists are invited to bring in one or two unframed, unfinished paintings for a free critique at 10 a.m. at Studio 1212 Art Gallery, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566.
Bring your imagination: Anime movies are shown at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoons this summer in the Teen Room of the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Free. Call (727) 587-6715.
Handmade creations: The Complex Weavers Guild exhibit "Weaving in the Computer Age — From Inkles to Jacquard," is on display through July 30 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave., featuring textile crafts that include wall hangings and wearable art. Free admission. Center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed July 4-6. Call (727) 942-5605.
Home-grown pride: Check out the multimedia exhibit celebrating the 1978 World Champion Largo High School Band of Gold during library hours in the gallery of the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.
Frog hop: Get to know frogs by their song and practice identifying the amphibians from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Free. Registration required. Call (727) 453-6800 or visit www.pinellas county.org/events.
Cookbook club: Join host Sherri Patterson for a fun discussion on "Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable," share favorite recipes and review several cookbooks at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.
Lizard care: Bill Murray will speak at the Suncoast Herpetological Society meeting at 7 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 942-6700 or visit www.king snake.com/suncoastherpsociety.
Creative fun: Aspiring artists ages 6-12 will have fun "Cartooning with Leah" at 2 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Registration required. Call (727) 943-4922.
Razzmatazz: A ventriloquism and magic show for ages 4 and older at 11 a.m. at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum on Spring Bayou in Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane. Call (727) 943-4922.
Beach concert: See a beautiful sunset and hear the award-winning sounds of the Classics band playing the oldies from 7-9 p.m. at Sunset Beach at the west end of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs. Refreshments available for purchase. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.
Eeek! Bugs! Spend the afternoon playing fun and creepy games like bug trivia and buggy fear factor starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Teen Room of Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.