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Things to do in and around Largo

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23 TOday

Hungry?: Enjoy a lasagna dinner with salad, garlic bread, dessert, and coffee or iced tea 5:50-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. The cost is $7. Proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus children's charities. Call (727) 216-3859.

2 august

Go fish: The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast will host a family fishing day 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave., Largo. Admission is free. Fishing poles and bait will be provided or anglers may bring their own poles. Proceeds from concession sales of coffee and doughnuts will go toward the purchase of worms. Call (727) 464-3347.

23 today

Backyard safari: Grab your pith helmet, insect collecting net, and identification book and come explore with the children's staff for bugs and critters at 2 p.m. at the Jenkins Community Wing of the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

24 thursday

'The Fantasticks':The Eight O'Clock Theatre presents The Fantasticks, the classic musical about two meddling, matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $26 for adults, $16 for students 19 and under and $23.50 for group rates. Call the box office at (727) 587-6793.

Supporting veterans: Attend weekly dinner, dancing and bingo at American Legion Turner-Brandon Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Memberships are available for all veterans and immediate family members. For event days and times call (727) 447-9204.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will be available to help with genealogy research 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Free; available year-round. Call (727) 733-5383.

25 friday

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. Cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Itty bitty splashtime: Enjoy the companionship of other parents and caregivers from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday while the children play together. Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. This time is not for children over 5. Cost is $1.50 per person for children 3 and older, free for children 2 and younger. Call 518-3018.

Free movie: The Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater will show The Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, free at 7 p.m. at the Octagon Arts Center, 2430 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call Denise Seeber at (727) 474-2647 or Yvonne Charnesky at (727) 531-7704, or visit UUClearwater.org and click on Social Justice Free Film Series.

26 saturday

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad featured. Cost: $7.50. Music by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.

27 sunday

Swap stories: The Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild Story Swap meets at 3 p.m. Sunday and the fourth Sunday of every month at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd. Come and hear some tall tales and interesting yarns. The Story Swap is free and open to anyone who wants to listen or come and share a story. Call Billie Noakes, (727) 647-8057.

7 august

Mortgage seminar: A free public seminar covering the pros and cons of the FHA reverse mortgage program is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at the Seminole Community Library on the campus of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St. N. Literature and information will be provided by AARP, the National Council on Aging and the National Council on Aging in Place. The program will be presented by certified reverse mortgage experts. Refreshments will be provided. Call Donna Moore at (727) 831-3416.

New men's group: Freedom Square is hosting a newly formed men's group that will meet monthly in the auditorium of the retirement community for fellowship and educational presentations. The first meeting, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 7, will feature speaker Timothy Schuler, who will discuss his experiences as the district governor for the Rotary. A light breakfast will be served. The meetings are in the Roskamp Auditorium of Freedom Square, 7800 Liberty Lane (just east of Seminole Mall). Call Diane Vandiver at (727) 398-0244 to reserve a spot.

Things to do in and around Largo 07/22/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 8:50pm]
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