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Things to do in Pinellas Aug. 7-10

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Regal Summer Movie Express: Today's $1 film is Chimpanzee. 10 a.m. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

Coffee With a Curator: Steven Kenny discusses Dalí's oil painting techniques. 10:15-11:30 a.m. Free. Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767.

Caregivers Workshop: Speaker Linda Burhans, caregiver advocate of Harmony Home Health, will discuss Dementia and Driving: When to Stop. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Grand Villa of Largo, 750 Starkey Road.

Les Mills Body Pump Class: A barbell class designed to sculpt, tone, and strengthen the entire body. 5:30 p.m. $5-$9.25. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016.

Florida Native Plant Society: The group meets each month. This month's topic: Saving Tampa Bay Estuaries. 7 p.m. Free. Pinellas County Extension Service, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. (727) 582-2100.

ART: A novice art collector's relationships are strained when he asks friends to evaluate his newly acquired piece in this Tony Award-winning production. Preview performance 8 p.m. $29. Also Thursday. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

08 Thursday

Cinema at Sundown: Free popcorn and soda available. 6 p.m. Free. Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. (727) 394-6905.

West Coast Orchids: The group meeting features orchid sale and a bloom table. Educational class at 7 p.m. precedes meeting. Class on the genus neofinetia from Japan, then Roy Tokunaga of Hawaii talks about dendrobium species and hybrids. 7 p.m. Free. Pinellas County Extension Service, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. (727) 581-3987.

09 Friday

Classic Movie Matinee: Free popcorn and sodas provided by the Friends of the Library. 1 p.m. Free. Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, Seminole. (727) 394-6905.

10 Saturday

Back to Basics in the Kitchen: This month's wellness workshop will teach how to shop for and prepare homemade meals, while enjoying samples to taste and take home. Preregistration is required. School Lunch Prep will be led by nutritional health coach Damiane Handa. 9-10 a.m. $8 for residents; $10 with a nonresident rec card; $13 for a guest. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. (727) 518-3016.

Student Health Fair: Free back-to-school physicals, sports participation exams, immunizations, hearing and vision screenings. Meet the Pinellas Park medical community as you view health exhibits and emergency vehicles. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Petersburg College Caruth Education Center, 7200 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 824-6900, ext. 4350.

Ride Through History: You can feel history at this event with war re-enactments, rides on military vehicles and free hot dogs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10, $5 ages 4-12. Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. (727) 539-8371.

97X Shindig: Pick up a ticket at numerous ticket drop locations to see Panic! at the Disco at the outdoor venue. 6 p.m. Free. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550.

Friendship Party and Dance: Enjoy a German dinner and dancing. This week, "Midsummer Dance" with Jeanne Zube. 6-11:59 p.m. $8, $5 members. German American Society of Pinellas County, 8098 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 548-5234.

Swing Dancing: Free lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. and a DJ dance from 8 to 11 p.m. $7 with rec card, $8 without. Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. (727) 518-3131.

Tampa Friends of Old-Time Dance Contra Dance: Learn contra dancing with a lesson at 7:30 p.m. while the Rafter Ringers perform. Singles and couples of all ages are welcome. Dress is casual and comfortable, closed-toe shoes (not high heels) are recommended. 7:30-9 p.m. $8; 21 and under $5; 12 and under free. Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. (727) 541-0770.

Backtrack Blues Band: The five-piece band has been performing original blues since 1980. 8 p.m. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Interchangable Parts perform with the cult classic film. The uncensored show contains sexual situations, brief nudity and adult language. 11 p.m. $6. Tri-City 8, 5140 East Bay Drive, Largo. (888) 262-4386.

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