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Take your visitors to Pier 60

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

Friday

Beach concert: Celebrate the end of day with arts, crafts and entertainment at Sunsets at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, and hear a variety of music nightly. Begins two hours before sunset, ends two hours after, weather permitting. Call (727) 449-1036.

Friday

Dunedin's Green Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays until the end of April in Pioneer Park at Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Features produce, cheese, seafood, plants and herbs, honey and organic products. Call (727) 733-4215.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 7 hosts a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music at 7 p.m. Fridays at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.

55 Alive: Mature driving classes for drivers older than 50 are taught by trained volunteers in two four-hour sessions. Graduates may be eligible for auto insurance discounts for the following three years. Cost is $10. For details, call toll-free 1-888- 227-7669.

Saturday

Open-air market: Market in the Park — featuring fresh produce, plants and herbs, all natural pet treats, hot sauces, breakfast and lunch foods — opens at 9 a.m. every Saturday through mid April at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net.

Classic concert: American Legion Post 7 presents a "Tribute to Elvis and Roy" Saturday at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater with two shows: 3 p.m. $10; and 7 p.m. $12. Advance tickets at www.elvisandroy.ticketleap.com or at the door. Call (727) 442-5293.

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

Nouveau cirque: The Flying Karamazov Brothers will perform at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP tickets; $30 advance; $35 day of show; $20 students (19 and younger). Call (727) 587-6751 or visit largoarts.com.

Consider cover: Learn how to use cover to attract wildlife to your suburban yard at a free seminar 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road. Preregistration required. Call (727) 453-6800. Visit www.pinellascounty.org\events.

Library events online: The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative calendar of events is now available online. Search member library locations for favorite programs at www.pplc.us/calendar.asp.

Sunday

Cracker Country Kids: They'll enjoy hands-on pioneer activities at Harry Gurr's Fixit Shop 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road. Free. Preregister please. Call (727) 453-6800. Visit www.pinellascounty.org\events.

Holiday Garden Lights: More than 425,000 colorful lights have transformed Florida Botanical Gardens into a holiday wonderland. Free admission 6-10 p.m. today through Jan. 4 at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call (727) 582-2100.

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.

Sunday bingo: Games start at 12:30 p.m. every Sunday at the Knights of Columbus, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Free coffee and donuts; hot dogs and drinks also available. Smoking and nonsmoking halls. Call Pat McGehee at (727) 797-3704.

Afternoon bingo: Early bird bingo begins at 12:15 a.m., and regular bingo starts at 1 p.m. with wild numbers and fun games every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Lunch will be served. Call (727) 733-8153.

Monday

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoastchorus.com.

Take your visitors to Pier 60 12/24/08 [Last modified: Friday, December 26, 2008 8:51pm]
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