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Things to do in northern Pinellas County


Computer Classes for Seniors: Comprehensive computer instruction is offered onsite at a comfortable pace at 10 a.m. every weekday morning. Registration is required. Course fee is $25. Senior Citizens Services, 1204 Rogers St., Clearwater. (727) 442-8104;

Wii Senior Bowling League Tryouts: Competitive and fun-loving seniors are invited to try out for a Nintendo Wii Bowling League. Open to all skill levels. Call to reserve a tryout time. Free parking. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday. Free. Senior Citizens Services of Clearwater, 1204 Rogers St., Clearwater. (727) 442-8104.

Aspiring Writers Workshop: This weekly class is designed for those dreaming of writing the next great American novel, fantasizing about being a newspaper columnist or leaving a legacy for one's children through the written word. Bring pen and paper. Call to preregister. 10 a.m. Tuesday. $40 a month. Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5628;

Art Critique: All artists are invited to bring unframed, unfinished paintings to the studio for a free critique. 10 a.m. Tuesday. Free. Studio 1212, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 466-4566;

Upper Pinellas Singles: Join 50+ singles for dinner and to meet new friends. No reservations needed. 6 p.m. Tuesday. $8, includes dinner. Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin. (727) 729-7758.

ELCL Author's Showcase: A different author is showcased every month at the library. This month's featured speaker is Deanna J. Bennett, author of Anna: Going to America, which chronicles the life of a 15-year-old Lithuanian girl who immigrates to America in 1914. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. (727) 773-2665;


Read to Bailey: Children can read to Bailey, a friendly therapy dog, who can help improve reading skills. 11:30 a.m. Monday. Free. East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. (727) 773-2665;

Teen Programs: Teens ages 13 through 17 can register now through July 6 for "Beneath the Surface" reading club, which focuses on blogs, magazines, newspapers, online forums and books. Drop-in Gaming is another activity geared toward teens and offers Wii games, board games, role-playing games, cornhole and more. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332.


William Dean Chocolates Class: Learn to make different styles of meringues (French, Italian and Swiss), an array of fillings from ganache to jelly, and take home a 12-piece box of macarons. Space is limited; advance registration required. All tools, materials and ingredients provided. $62.49. 1-5 p.m. today. William Dean Chocolates, 2790 W Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs. (727) 593-0656;


Crossroads Farmers Market: Vendors offer fresh produce, locally produced honey, food, baked goods, jewelry and crafts. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. . Pop Stansell Park, 797 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 724-3054.


Billy Idol : Expect a Rebel Yell throughout Ruth Eckerd Hall as Idol, best known for tracks such as Dancing With Myself and White Wedding, along with his time in punk band Generation X, entertains. 8 p.m. Tuesday. $51-$81. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400;

Greek Bouzouki Workshops: Greek native Leonidas Zafiris, a professional bouzouki musician and instructor, will teach adult (2-2:45 p.m.) and youth (3-4.p.m.) classes. A few bouzoukis will be available for beginning students. 2-4 p.m. today. $5 per class. Safford House Historic Museum, 23 Parkin Court, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605;


The Boys in the Band: The poignant drama shows what life was like for homosexuals during the 1960s. Written by Mart Crowley, the play opened off-Broadway in 1968 where it ran for more than 1,000 performances. For mature audiences; contains strong language. (A special performance to benefit St. Pete Pride will be at 8 p.m. Thursday with tickets priced at $30 per person.) 2 p.m. today. Tickets are $16 ($13 for groups of 10 or more). West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 437-2363;


Bay Area Singles Dance: Dress to impress and come out to meet up to 150 other singles of all ages. 6-10 p.m. today. $8. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. (727) 518-3131;

Summer Scottish Country Dancing: Try Scottish country dancing this summer. No partner necessary. Beginner and experienced technique classes offered. 6-8 p.m. today. First visit free; $3 per dance thereafter. Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden St., Dunedin. (727) 787-3805.

Father's Day Events

I Love Father's Day Race: Celebrate fathers in this family-friendly 5K race geared for all levels of runners. Includes running shoe demonstration, raffle and post-race breakfast 8 a.m. today. $5 kids run, $20 advance, $25 day of race. John Chesnut Park, 2200 East Lake Road, East Lake. Visit

Mini Massages for Dad: On a first-come, first-served basis, Dads can get a mini massage from a licensed massage therapist. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today. Free (donations appreciated). Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703;

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