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Isaiah Lizano and friend Lillian Mantooth look for spiders along a boardwalk as they explore Brooker Creek Preserve with their mothers last year. Free guided hikes are offered Saturday mornings. Registration is required.

JIM DAMASKE | Times (2008)

Isaiah Lizano and friend Lillian Mantooth look for spiders along a boardwalk as they explore Brooker Creek Preserve with their mothers last year. Free guided hikes are offered Saturday mornings. Registration is required.

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Experience the natural beauty of Florida with free guided hikes through Brooker Creek Preserve's Education Center Trail, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Hikes are 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Registration required by calling (727) 453-6800.

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Bookworms wanted: Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., kicks off its teen summer program, Master the Art of Reading Club. Collect points by participating in creative, writing and reading activities. Top three participants will win an iPod shuffle. Library hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Friday. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Grammy winners to perform: Hiroshima, blending jazz, pop, and rock with traditional Japanese folk music and instruments, will perform at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, at 8 p.m. Cost: $35 day of show; $30 advance; $25 seniors. Visit largoarts.com.

Sunday

Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at noon Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and nonsmoking rooms. Coffee, donuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. For information, call (727) 797-3704.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Celebrating mom: Artist Susanne Nielsen's work, "Mothers, Myths and Memories: An Exhibition to See, Hear and Experience," is on display throughout May at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Guests are encouraged to submit memories of their mothers and other significant women in their lives. Call (727) 587-6715.

Take a hike 05/22/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 22, 2009 6:57pm]
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