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Pinellas calendar: Markets, melodies & more

Today

Afternoon Bingo:
Doors open 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon Wednesdays at Cretan Cultural Center, 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All paper games in a smoke-free hall. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen. Call (727) 518-5238 or (727) 252-4381.

Computer info: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Bob Pittman will present a collection of inexpensive software programs. Call (727) 796-2929 or visit www.BAMCentral.org.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features foods and goods from a variety of vendors 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall through April. Call (813) 749-1260.

Clearwater Farmer's Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday along the 500 block of Cleveland Street between Fort Harrison and Garden avenues features items including farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free two-hour parking with validation at Garden Avenue garage. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Kickoff party: The official kickoff celebration for Michael A. Quill, candidate for Dunedin City Commission, Seat 1, will be 5:30-8 p.m. at Got Wine & Cigars, 662 Main St., Dunedin. Call (727) 580-0955, e-mail michaelvk@aol.com, or visit www.michaelquillfor commissioner.com.

Belleair Garden Club: The club will host a "Coffee Tasting" event at its 9:30 a.m. social, followed by a 10 a.m. program at 903 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Belleair. E-mail whanks3700@aol.com, bchapman1234@gmail.com, or larrykinggardens@hotmail.com.

Bay Bouquet Garden Club: Vicki Rivrud of the African Violet Society will present the program "Is There Anything Prettier?" at 11 a.m. at the Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 734-2058. Valentine flowers: Richard Therrien of Eve's Florist will present a Valentine's Day program at a meeting of the Tarpon Lake Women's Club at 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. Guests are welcome. Call (727) 787-3400.

Thursday

Harvest Marketplace:
Browse produce, crafts, specialty foods and jewelry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday through April in Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, with music, activities for all ages. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Buy fresh: Safety Harbor Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers, seafood and more 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Gazebo on Main Street in Safety Harbor. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Memorable melodies: The Kingston Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets $48, $45. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com.

Meet fellow Brits: The British Commonwealth Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, Odessa. Annual dues $25. Call (727) 939-0362, (727) 379-0759, or (813) 453-5581.

Newcomers club: Palm Harbor Newcomers Club invites new and longtime residents to a luncheon meeting at 10 a.m. at East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy. Helen Bachman, author of Teeth in a Pickle Jar, will speak. Cost is $18. Call (727) 474-6077.

Dixieland music: Tom Barrett's Dixieland All Stars will perform 6:30-9 p.m. at Coconut's Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets $5. Call (727) 797-5653.

Upcoming

50-plus softball: Join a new 50-plus slow-pitch softball league beginning Tuesday mornings and consisting of a 10-game season at the Whitesell Softball Complex, 12555 119th St. N, Largo. Bring your own equipment. Call (727) 518-3022 or visit www.largosports.com.

Pinellas calendar: Markets, melodies & more 01/13/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 9:01pm]
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