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Dunedin Wine and Art Walk: Celebrate the second Friday of the month as downtown Dunedin merchants offer specials and discounts; browse the art exhibits, sip wine, enjoy food samplings, watch entertainment and take part in a drawing. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $10 wristbands for special offers. Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue. (727) 647-8181.

Clearwater Toshocon: This celebration of Japanese anime includes a costume contest, photos, all-day anime screenings, an origami station and an expert panel discussion. Noon-4:30 p.m. Free. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. (727) 562-4970.

Moon Over Buffalo: In this hilarious romp, Charlotte and George Hay are on tour in Buffalo in 1953 with a repertory consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac, "revised, one nostril version," and Noel Coward's Private Lives, when they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee. 8 p.m. $19. West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 437-2363.

Saturday

Hooters Summer 5K : This event features a professionally timed 5K road run/walk, 1-mile ocean swim or half-mile ocean swim at Clearwater Beach. The course for both the swim and run are out and back from Pier 60 parallel to the coast. Includes post race party, awards and T-shirt. 9:15 a.m. $10-$35. Pier 60 Pavilion, 1 Causeway Blvd.

Intro to Plant Identification: Budding botanists can find out what flowers and ferns inhabit our area in a hike with a specialist to examine the basics of plant identification. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free (registration required). Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. (727) 453-6800.

Graham Nash Book Signing: Before Crosby, Stills and Nash perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Graham Nash will pop over to the book store to sign copies of his book Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life. Noon. Free. Barnes and Noble, 23654 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater.

Late Nite Catechism: Since 1993, the casts of the show have kept audiences in stitches. Instead of partaking in a summer break, Sister has been selected to teach a summer catechism course for the students who decided not to pay attention throughout the year and she is not too happy about being stuck with them. Sister will interact with the audience as she teaches her course, providing a comedic rendition of lectures. 2 p.m. $38-$48. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Senior Dance Party: Singles and couples are invited to this rock 'n' roll theme dance party. There will be music featuring a mix of old favorites, classic rock, country and disco. Beer, wine, water, soda and snacks available. The attire is casual dressy. 7 p.m. $7. Colreavy Hall, 820 Jasmine Way, Clearwater. (727) 461-7104.

Crosby, Stills and Nash: After a sold out March tour, the '70s folk-rock trio unite for an additional summer tour, which stops in Clearwater. 7:30 p.m. $54.75-$103.75. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road. (727) 791-7400.

Sunday

Blues in the Library: This musical event features the duo of Brian Leneschmidt and TJ Weger in an acoustic performance of blues, soul and rock with original music and cover songs. 2 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525 ext 4112.

Wednesday

Help for Home Gardeners: Find answers to common landscape, pest and garden problems from master gardeners at weekly plant clinic on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring plant samples, no appointment needed. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Thursday

Attracting Backyard Wildlife: Make simple changes to landscapes and attract birds, butterflies and beneficial insects by providing a haven for them. 10-11:30 a.m. Free, but registration preferred. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 582-2603.

Things to do in north Pinellas 08/05/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:35pm]

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