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Young Eagles Flight Rally: Kids ages 8-17 can take flight and explore the world of aviation for free. Volunteer pilots will take children on a 15-minute flight from Clearwater Airpark to the gulf beaches. Each young "pilot" gets one-on-one time with pilots to learn how planes work and how safety comes first. Young Eagle certificates are awarded and each child's name is entered into the "World's Largest Logbook" at the Experimental Aircraft Association Air Adventure Museum. Registration is from 8 to 11 a.m. Check eaa282.org for possible weather cancellation. 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Free. Clearwater Airpark, 1000 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. (727) 458-4420; youngeagles.org.

All-Star Mascot Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast with D-Jay of the Dunedin Blue Jays, Phinley of the Clearwater Threshers, Thunderbug of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Raymond of the Tampa Bay Rays and more. 10 a.m. Saturday. $18, $10 children. Reservations required by Friday. Kelly's for Just About Anything, 319 Main St., Dunedin. (727) 738-7067; kellyschicaboom.com.

Teenage time capsules: Teens are invited to bring mementos (pictures, a flash drive of favorite music, magazine clippings and other memorabilia) to be placed inside a 32-ounce Mason jar provided by the library. Nonperishable items only. Registration required. 2-3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332; palmharborlibrary.org.

Father's Day in the ring: Youths 18 and younger can join their fathers to explore the sport of boxing at this event with horse and pony rides, a barbecue and bouts between nearly 100 young boxers from across Florida. 6 p.m. Saturday. $10, $5 for 4 and younger, $3 for nonboxers. Clearwater Boxing Gym, 1710 N Hercules Ave. (813) 270-4105.

You First A Women's Day Retreat: Women are invited to rediscover themselves and their passions, to network, practice self-care, play, be pampered, and stretch mind, body and spirit. $65, includes lunch and learning materials. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. (727) 254-9183; phcounseling.com.

Music

Great Gatsby Night: The Tarpon Springs Rhythm Kings set the mood for this Roaring '20s party, with free fox-trot and Charleston lessons. Refreshments for sale. 7-10 p.m. Thursday. $12; $10 for members and students. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

Musical fundraiser: The Church of Scientology will host "Sharing Our Blessings," featuring 89-year-old concert pianist and vocalist Lillette Jenkins-Wisner, who will explore classical, gospel, ragtime and jazz. All proceeds benefit Jenkins-Wisner's Foundation of the Arts, for performing arts students. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. $50 general admission; $60 VIP. Fort Harrison Hotel, 210 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. (888) 202-4614, ext. 806.

Wine tasting

Dunedin Wine and Art Walk: Celebrate the second Friday of the month with more than 35 merchants offering art exhibits, wine tastings, food, entertainment and merchant specials. 5:30 p.m. Friday. $10 wristbands to get special offers from merchants. Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. (727) 734-8671; 2ndfridaydunedin.com.

Art

Father's Day weekend fun: Features door prizes, affordable local art and a cookout. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Free. 7 Arches Art Gallery & Boutique, 1248 County Road 1, Dunedin. (727) 724 4278.

Things to do in north Pinellas 06/11/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 3:15pm]
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