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North Pinellas Religion Briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 9

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Peace Memorial's Concert Series begins its season with the musical variety program "Jazz and More," featuring the jazz ensemble and jazz combo from Tarpon Springs High School's Leadership Conservatory for the Arts.

The show, which will feature toe-tapping and finger-snapping tunes, begins at 3 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary of Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater.

No tickets are needed and seating is first-come, first-served. An offering will be taken ($5 minimum is suggested) to help these young musicians reach their goal of being the lone Florida band to perform at the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

A light reception to greet and thank the musicians will follow the concert.

For more information, call the church office at (727) 446-3001, Beth Daniels at (727) 461-1818 or visit

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Holiday shoppers can take care of their gift list while shopping in a garden setting at the fifth annual Arts & Crafts Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road.

In addition to a variety of vendors, there will be food and music. Parking is free.

For details, call (727) 784-7911.

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The Synchrony Dancers will present "Giving Voice," an original modern dance performance intended to advance awareness and prevention of sexual violence, trauma and abuse, at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Octagon Arts Center at the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road.

Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit Religious Community Services. Call (727) 242-2252 or email Ann at

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To make its holiday bazaar as successful as possible, First Lutheran Church's Women's Missionary League is seeking vendors for the Nov. 9 event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church's Christian Center, 1644 Nursery Road, Clearwater.

Tables are $25; an extra 4 feet of space for racks is an additional $5. Electricity is available free. For details, call (727) 462-8000, ext. 1, or email

Mail church news to Tampa Bay Times, 1130 Cleveland St., Suite 100-A, Clearwater, FL 33755; fax to (727) 445-4119; or email

North Pinellas Religion Briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 9 10/08/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 6:40pm]
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