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Today

Museum director R. Lynn Whitelaw and architect Edward C Hoffman Jr. will give a presentation on "Art and Architecture: The Design and Development of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art" at 7 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Refreshments will be served. Call (727) 943-4922.

Today

Eye screenings: The Eye Institute of West Florida is providing free eye screenings from 2 to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 736-1494.

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.

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.

Wednesday

Downtown Clearwater farmers market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday through April 24 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.-1 p.m. Free parking, handicap accessible. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674 or visit clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

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.

Local talent: The 12 finalists in the Largo Teen Idol Competition will perform for the public and music professionals at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $5 adults, $3 children. Call (727) 587-6751.

"Bee-ing" informed: Learn about the invasion of Africanized bees in Florida and the Southeast at a program from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Pinellas County Extension Office, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Free. Register at (727) 582-2673.

Women on water: Participate in a free Women On Water class, designed to teach women basic boating skills including docking, marine knots, use of marine radio and vessel maintenance from 8 a.m. to noon at MarineMax, 18025 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 536-2628.

Thursday

Artist's perspective: This month's Coffee and Conversation Series hosts Gail Gamble for a look into the world of pastels as seen through the eyes of a Dunedin Fine Art Center student at noon at the center, 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. Free coffee. Call (727) 298-3322 or visit dfac.org.

Medication screenings: Pharmacist screenings of prescription medications will be offered and consumer questions answered at CVS In the Bag Program at 10 a.m. at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 736-1494.

Learn about dialysis: Dialysis services provider Davita Inc. will offer a free presentation about kidney disease and dialysis from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. For details and to register, call Kathie at (727) 738-4425.

Toe-tapping music: The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society presents Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Coconut's Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. $5 admission. Call (727) 724-3379.

Safety Harbor farmers market: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday through April 24 at John Wilson Park Gazebo at Main Street and Fourth Avenue in downtown Safety Harbor. Fresh produce, cheese, pasta, gourmet foods, honey, nuts, plants, baskets and jewelry. Free parking. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Send calendar information to northpin@sptimes.com or fax it to (727) 445-4119.

Outside the box series 04/07/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:24am]
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