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Things to do, Pinellas events scheduled

Today

Enjoy nature:
Largo Central Park is a beautiful, 70-acre park at 101 Central Park Drive with picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, the James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor and Rainbow Rotary Playground, one of the only playgrounds in the area completely accessible to disabled users. Open 5 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call (727) 586-7415 for rental information.

Fresh and healthy: The Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market features unique foods and goods from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 State St. W, next to City Hall through April. Call (727) 733-4215.

Clearwater Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Features farm-fresh produce, bakery products, seafood, flowers, honey, cheese and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

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, organic products and more. 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.

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.

Saturday

Open air market: Market in the Park, featuring fresh produce, plants and herbs, all natural pet treats, hot sauces, breakfast and lunch foods and more, opens at 9 a.m. every Saturday through mid April 2009 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 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 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 utilize 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. Pre-registration 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.

Things to do, Pinellas events scheduled 12/23/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 2:21pm]
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