Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Out and about: Pinellas County activities

Today

Learn Florida-friendly landscape design and maintenance principles from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Classes also will be held Aug. 19 and Sept. 9 and 23. Tuition $15 per class. Call (727) 582-2673.

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 from 6 to 10 p.m. every other Saturday. $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call (727) 791-8698.

Double art openings: Dunedin Fine Arts Center will host opening receptions for "Wearable Art: The Exhibition" and "Down the Rabbit Hole: Vivian Ruegger's Alice Project" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 298-DFAC (3322) or visit www.dfac.org.

Business advice: The Pinellas chapter of SCORE will host a free seminar on "Ten Steps to Starting Your Own Business" at 7 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Register at the library or call (727) 943-4922.

Wednesday

Lasagna dinner: Enjoy a lasagna dinner with salad, garlic bread, dessert, and coffee or iced tea from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Cost is $7. Chicken nuggets children's meal is $2. Call (727) 216-3859.

Movie night: Watch Tampa Bay: Living Legacy, a film detailing Tampa Bay's evolution from an unspoiled paradise to polluted waterway to rejuvenated centerpiece of the region, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Register by calling (727) 453-6800.

Backpack tour: Take a free, self-guided Garden Explorer Discovery Backpack Tour from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, with more than 30 acres to explore. Call (727) 582-2100.

Thursday

Summer flicks: See Mary Poppins at 9:30 a.m. and Hairspray at 1:30 p.m. on a 20-foot screen Thursday at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. Call (727) 518-3131.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Out and about: Pinellas County activities 07/28/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:11am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tampa Bay small businesses give Tampa B+ for regulatory climate

    Corporate

    In a recent survey about small business sentiments toward state and local government policies that affect them, Tampa Bay ranked at No. 25 out of 80 — a B+ overall.

    Tampa Bay ranked No. 25 out of 80 in a recent survey about how small business owners feel about state and local government policies that affect them. | [Times file photo]
  2. Dirk Koetter to Bucs: Take your complaints to someone who can help

    Bucs

    TAMPA — It was just another day of aching bellies at One Save Face.

    Dirk Koetter: “All of our issues are self-inflicted right now.”
  3. Seminole Heights murders: fear and warnings, but no answers

    Crime

    TAMPA — Interim Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan elicited loud gasps from the crowd of about 400 who showed up at Edison Elementary School on Monday night to learn more about the string of unsolved killings that have left the southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood gripped by fear.

    Kimberly Overman, left, comforts Angelique Dupree, center, as she spoke about the death of her nephew Benjamin Mitchell, 22, last week in Seminole Heights. The Tampa Police Department held a town hall meeting Monday night where concerned residents hoped to learn more about the investigation into the three shooting deaths over 11 days in southeast Seminole Heights. But police could give the crowd at Edison Elementary School few answers. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  4. Juvenile justice reform seen as help for teen car theft problem

    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — One of Tampa Bay's largest religious organizations has decided to make reforming the juvenile justice system one of its top priorities for next year.

    One of Tampa Bay's largest religious organizations, Faith & Action for Strength Together (FAST), voted Monday night to make reforming the juvenile justice system one of its top priorities for next year. FAST believes civil citations could help Pinellas County?€™s teen car theft epidemic by keeping children out of the juvenile justice system for minor offenses. [ZACHARY T. SAMPSON  |  Times]
  5. U.S. general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain (w/video)

    War

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Special Forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn't call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said Monday, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops and has triggered a nasty …

    Gen. Joseph Dunford said much is still unclear about the ambush.