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Fun Fair and Bible studies combine at Clearwater church

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Looking for something fun and fulfilling for your child to do now that school is out?

Hope Presbyterian Church will host Cokesbury's Everywhere Fun Fair Vacation Bible School, where children will meet welcoming friends from the Bible and reach out to their neighbors from Japan, Zimbabwe, the United Kingdom, Australia and Mexico.

The free, five-day event is from 9 a.m. to noon June 17-21 at the church, 1698 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. It is open to children in preschool to ninth grade.

To get more information and to register, call (727) 531-3200, email or visit Hope Presbyterian's Facebook page and click on the Cokesbury's Everywhere Fun Fair link.

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North Bay Community Church, 3170 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, is seeking vendors for its annual arts and crafts show scheduled for Nov. 2 at the church.

Inside spaces are $40; outside are $25 (add $5 for electricity).

For more information, call (727) 796-0071 or email

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This week a variety of events will be offered by the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road.

What happens to a country that loses half its oil imports and more than three-quarters of its international trade economy? Find out by watching the 2006 documentary The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil at 7 p.m. today. Directed by Faith Morgan, the film's topics include urban agriculture, energy dependence and sustainability.

An offering will be accepted. For information, email

Mail religion news to Nova Beall at 1130 Cleveland St., Suite 100 A, Clearwater, FL 33756; fax to (727) 445-4119; or email

Fun Fair and Bible studies combine at Clearwater church 06/04/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:58pm]
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