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Which frog is that? Come find out

Handmade creations: The Complex Weavers Guild exhibit "Weaving in the Computer Age — From Inkles to Jacquard," is on display through July 30 at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave., featuring textile crafts that include wall hangings and wearable art. Free admission. Center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed July 4-6. Call (727) 942-5605.

Home-grown pride: Check out the multimedia exhibit celebrating the 1978 World Champion Largo High School Band of Gold during library hours in the gallery of the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Cookbook club: Join host Sherri Patterson for a fun discussion on "Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable," share favorite recipes and review cookbooks at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Lizard care: Bill Murray will speak at the Suncoast Herpetological Society meeting at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 942-6700 or visit www.kingsnake.com/suncoastherpsociety.

Creative fun: Aspiring artists ages 6-12 will have fun "Cartooning with Leah" at 2 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Registration required. Call (727) 943-4922.

Thursday

Razzmatazz: A ventriloquism and magic show for ages 4 and older will appear at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum on Spring Bayou in Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane. Call (727) 943-4922.

Beach concert: See a beautiful sunset and hear the award-winning sounds of the Classics band playing the oldies from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach at the west end of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs. Bring your own seating. Refreshments available for purchase. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.

Eeek! Bugs! Spend the afternoon playing fun and creepy games like bug trivia and buggy fear factor starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Teen Room of Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6715.

Friday

Spiritual gathering: Revelers are invited to don wings and dress like fairies during "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a weekend celebration Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at the Witch's Brew and Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. The event begins with a Summer Solstice Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday and continues throughout the weekend with music, psychic readings and tarot groups. Call (727) 482-9210.

Tropical fun: The 16th annual Third Friday Music Series in Downtown Safety Harbor kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with "Harboritaville," a family event featuring food, shopping, craft vendors and music by the De Lei'ed Parrots. Call (727) 724-1572.

Free movie: The Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater will show For the Bible Tells Me So, a documentary about homosexuality and the American family, free at 7 p.m. Friday 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 www.UUClearwater.org and click on Social Justice Free Film Series.

Itty Bitty Pool Party: Children ages 5 and younger can enjoy the slides, sprays and zero depth pool area 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Snacks provided. Cost is $2 per person. Call (727) 518-3016.

Dinner dance: Enjoy barbecue ribs and an evening of county music by the KeyNotes at a fundraising Western Dinner Dance 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Bring your own beverage. $6 members, $7 nonmembers. Advance reservations suggested. Call (727) 771-6000.

Today

Get to know frogs by their song and practice identifying the amphibians from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Free. Registration required. Call (727) 453-6800 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/events.

Which frog is that? Come find out 06/17/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 5:35pm]
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