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Throwback prom at the Venue April 27; more events

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Safety Harbor Farmers Market: Vendors sell produce, flowers, foods. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday. John Wilson Park and Gazebo, 401 Main St., Safety Harbor. (727) 461-7674.

Dunedin Green Market: Produce, cheeses, seafood, plants, herbs and other specialty items. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Free. Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue. (727) 733-4215.

Food/cooking

Confections Series With Chef Ewald Notter: Award-winning confectionery chef Ewald Notter leads class for non-professionals who want to learn basics of chocolate and confections. Take home desserts created in class. Truffles and Bon Bons class April 26. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. $100 per class, or $275 for three-class series. William Dean Chocolates, 2790 W Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs. (727) 593-0656; williamdeanchocolates.com.

Runs/walks

Band on the Run: The Tarpon Springs High School marching band and color guard will provide entertainment as runners race around the campus to raise money to send them to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 8:30 a.m. Saturday. 5K race entry: $35, $40 after Thursday; 1-mile race entry: $20, $25 after Thursday. Tarpon Springs High, 1411 Gulf Road. (727) 487-2244; tarponspringsbandontherun.com.

Gardening

Herb and Tropical Fruit Garden Tour: Stroll the herb garden and learn about the medicinal, culinary and aromatic herbs, trees and flowers; discover the vegetable and tropical fruit garden area, and learn which grow best in our area. Best for adults. 9 a.m.-noon Thursday. Free, but preregistration required. Pinellas County Extension Service, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. (727) 582-2100; pinellas.ifas.ufl.edu.

Beer/wine/spirits

Evening of Wine and Jazz: Try new spring wines while listening to the sounds of In2Rhythm jazz group. Tasting from 6:30-8:30 p.m., music from 7-10 p.m. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday. $5 cover charge. International Cellar, 3689 Tampa Road, Suite 304, Oldsmar. (813) 855-8099; internationalcellar.com.

Events

Blast Friday: The family-friendly street celebration features vendors, food, family activities, contests and entertainment, including a free show by the 1970s band Firefall. 5:30 p.m. Friday. Free. Cleveland Street District, 433 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For additional information, call (727) 464-7200.

Throwback Prom: Break out the big hair, loud tuxedos and ruffle shirts for an old-school prom night theme party with a photo booth, live entertainment, crowning of the king and queen, spiked punch and hors d'oeuvres. 8 p.m. Saturday. $10 advance, $15 day of. The Venue, 2675 Ulmerton Road, Largo. For additional information, call (727) 592-1990.

Family Fishing Fun Day: Parents, take your kids ages 14 and younger out for a day of free fishing. They might even take home a prize for first fish, largest fish, second largest fish, third largest fish, smallest fish or most multiple catches. Poles and bait provided, but personal fishing gear allowed. 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Free. John S. Taylor Park, 1100 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo. For more information, call (727) 319-8343.

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