Saturday, January 20, 2018
Events

Things to do in north Pinellas

Today

Christian Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament: This inaugural golf tournament will feature a 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, Summer Paradise Membership, green fees, goodie bag, breakfast and lunch. All proceeds benefit Christian Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay. 8:30 a.m. $95, $360 for a foursome. Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater. (727) 424-3429.

Tarpon Springs Summer Performing Arts Festival — 'The Sound of Music': This musical and its movie counterpart have been loved by audiences for over 50 years. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. 8 p.m. $24; $22 members/students. Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. (727) 942-5605.

One Act Plays Festival: Approximately 30 area actors present 10 new plays in this fifth-annual festival. 8 p.m. $17. West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 437-2363.

Saturday

BergHOFF Cuisine: Thai and Indian Cuisine From chicken curry to tandoori chicken and papaya salad, get a taste of global flavors. Noon-2 p.m. $45. BergHOFF Culinary Center, 11063 State Road 54, Odessa. (727) 853-3373.

Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids: Bring a digital camera and join a team to search for items to be photographed. Everyone gets a free book and winners get a special prize. 12:30-4 p.m. Free. Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 562-4970.

Tampa Men of Zumba: Jam with the Men of Zumba to raise money for My Hope Chest to fund reconstructive surgery for breast cancer survivors. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free, but $10 donation suggested. Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. (757) 869-5891.

Socrates Cafe: Participants choose a philosophical topic and then use Socratic dialogue, a question and answer debate technique developed by the Greek philosopher Socrates, to examine the topic. There are no prerequisites or additional preparation required. 2-4 p.m. Free. Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 562-4970.

'Cinderella': Children perform a 30-minute musical operetta version of the beloved fairy tale. 2 p.m. $10, $5 children and members. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center , 101 S Pinellas Ave. (727) 942-5605.

Tarpon Springs Wine Walk: Stroll the shops and 35 participating merchants throughout downtown Tarpon Springs for wine tastings, appetizers samplings, prizes, with shuttle to various downtown stops. Buy tickets online, at Chamber of Commerce (111 E Tarpon Ave.), or Wine at the Docks. 4-8 p.m. $25. Wine at the Docks, 828 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 433-1488.

Sunday

Modernism vs. Anti-Modernism: Lynn Whitelaw, museum curator, and Patricia Buster, museum education coordinator, introduce visitors to the stylistic differences between the tonalist paintings by George Inness Jr. and modernist artworks in the museum's permanent collection galleries. 3 p.m. $6, $5 seniors, members free. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 712-5762.

Monday

The Fray : Since 2002, this rock band has been producing your favorite hits to sing-a-long to including How To Save A Life and Over My Head. Now, they are embarking on a summer tour with openers, Barcelona and Oh Honey. 7 p.m. $43.25-$195. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Tuesday

Baton Twirling: Students ages 6 to 18 can get exercise while gaining self-confidence and coordination through baton twirling classes. Ages 6 to 10 meet at 5:30 p.m. and ages 11 to 18 meet at 6:30 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $35. Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. (727) 942-5628.

Book It! Bingo: Each square coincides with a book that is part of the collection of Literary Elements. Learn more about each novel as you cover the squares and work toward hitting a Bingo. 6:30 p.m. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332.

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