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Pinellas events: Children to explore origami, other Japanese arts

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Japanese crafts: Visual arts instructor Gina Sullivan will help children ages 9 through 13 explore origami and other Japanese arts at 4 p.m. today at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. Call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5244.

Author to speak: Mary Dresser will discuss Arthurian legend and her latest book, Twilight of Grandeur, at 6:30 p.m. today at the East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 773-2665.

Improve your art: Artists are invited to bring in one or two unframed, unfinished paintings for a free critique from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Studio 1212 Art Gallery, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-4566.

Free movie: The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department will show the movie Dan In Real Life at 1 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

B-I-N-G-O: Try your luck as the numbers are called every Tuesday evening at AMVETS Post 67, 1825 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Early bird game begins at 6:30 p.m., regular session starts at 7:30 p.m. Call (727) 631-0067.

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 6-10 p.m. $13, members, $16, nonmembers. Call (727)791-8698.

Wednesday

Easter fun: Egg hunters 7 and younger can join Dora and Diego on an Easter "egg-sploration" from 6-8 p.m. at the Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. $7 per wristband. Call (727) 518-3129.

The Tamburitzans of Duquesne University: This troupe will perform exciting music and dances of Eastern Europe at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 E Pine St. Tickets are $25 and $23. Call (727) 942-5605.

Downtown Clearwater farmers market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday 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 www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

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

Family outing: Bring a chair and watch the sun set while Fiddle Matrix plays a fusion of Irish and American fiddle music from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach, located at the west end of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs. Free. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call (727) 942-5628.

Plumb House Museum: Tour the historic Plumb House Museum, an original Cracker-style house built in 1896. It houses period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts. The Clearwater Historical Society offers free tours on first and third Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday. The wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 445-9312.

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

Pinellas events: Children to explore origami, other Japanese arts 03/17/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:42am]
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