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Top things to do in North Pinellas the weekend of July 4

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Today

Clearwater Coin Show: The 2014 Clearwater Coin Show invites fans to browse, buy, sell and trade in gold and silver, sterling, foreign and U.S. currency. Children 12 and younger can "dip into the kid's bucket" for a chance to win cash, coin supplies and books. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 482-4956.

Saturday

Train Weekend: Kids of all ages ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad for free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive. (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

Replay America Tour: Hear your favorite '80s hits like Vacation, We Got The Beat, Our Lips Are Sealed and many more in this power-packed lineup of the Go Go's, Scandal's Patty Smyth, the Motels featuring Martha Davis, Cutting Crew and Naked Eyes. 7:30 p.m. $52.75-$128.75. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Sunday

Sundays at 3 with George: In the series of events to complement the special exhibit An Arts Legacy: George Inness Jr. in Tarpon Springs, Rev. Don Rollins will discuss the history of Unitarian Universalism, the religion of George Inness Jr. 3 p.m. Free, but $5 suggested donation. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 712-5762.

Monday

Ballroom Dance Class: Get in shape while learning to foxtrot, rumba, cha-cha, swing, waltz and salsa. 5:15-6:15 p.m. $15, $10 members. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (813) 545-7173.

Tuesday

Learn and Play: This week, Matt Edmonds presents "Wonders of Nature" featuring parrots, raptors and other animals. 1 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525.

Wednesday

Get Garden Advice: Find out how to have a lush lawn, how to get rid of insect pests, how to trim trees and shrubs, and about other common garden problems. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332.

A Great Big Adventure On A Good Little Boat: Author and seasoned sailor Linda Petrat will discuss her three-month solo sailing trip from Kittery, Maine, to Sarasota on a 22-foot sloop. 7 p.m. Free. Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. (727) 298-3080.

Thursday

Small Business Workshop: Pinellas County SCORE member Larry Hunt will discuss the reasons for small business failure, the keys to business success, and how you can utilize these keys to meet your profit goals. 6:30 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525, ext. 4112.

Ray LaMontagne: The folk singer-songwriter will grace the Clearwater stage yet again, this time alongside Jenny Lewis. 8 p.m. $53.25-125. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Clearwater Coin Show: The 2014 Clearwater Coin Show invites fans of numismatics to browse, buy, sell and trade in gold and silver, sterling, foreign and U.S. currency. Children 12 and younger can "dip into the kid's bucket" for a chance to win cash, coin supplies and books. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 482-4956.

Fourth of July Patriotic Picnic in the Park: Pack a picnic basket and bring the family for a fun day in the park. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Craig Park, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5628.

Safety Harbor Fourth of July Parade: Wear your red, white and blue and join the American Legion Auxilliary for a short parade down Main Street. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Main Street and Second Avenue N, Safety Harbor. (727) 726-9601.

Clearwater Celebrates America: Fourth of July: The city's annual Independence Day celebration will feature a mascot parade (4:30 p.m.), Radio Disney kids zone (5 p.m.), a performance by the Mostly Pops Orchestra (7:30 p.m.) and the "Spark the Sky" fireworks display (9:30 p.m.). Gates open at 4 p.m. 4-9:30 p.m. Free. Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 562-4700.

Safety Harbor Fourth of July: Find a good seat at the Marina or the back lawn of the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa and enjoy a day of children's activities, live entertainment, food vendors and fireworks. 5-10:30 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor City Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. (727) 724-1572.

Clearwater Fireworks Cruise: Feast on American favorite dishes while enjoying DJ music and dancing, open bar and a closeup view of Clearwater's fireworks on this three-hour cruise. 7-10 p.m. $119.95, $59.95 children. Yacht Starship Satellite Dock, 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 55. (813) 223-7999.

Fourth of July at Shephard's: A performance by singer Justin Rhodes (from America's Got Talent) kicks off the celebration followed by the Freestyle Flashback Party with George Lamond, Rockell and Johnny O. 7 p.m. $10 after 11 p.m. Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. (727) 441-6875.

Tarpon Springs Fourth of July Fireworks: The fireworks will be launched from Sunset Beach, but the city of Tarpon Springs says the best viewing spot is Howard Park. 8:30 p.m. Free. Fred Howard Park, 1700 Sunset Drive, Tarpon Springs. (727) 938-3711.

Saturday

Train Weekend: Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive. (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

Replay America Tour: This summer '80s music fans will hear their favorite songs from The Go-Go's, Scandal's Patty Smyth, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, Cutting Crew and Naked Eyes. They will play numerous hits including Vacation, We Got The Beat, Our Lips Are Sealed and many more. 7:30 p.m. $52.75-$128.75. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Sunday

Sundays at 3 with George: A series of events that complement the special exhibition An Arts Legacy: George Inness Jr. in Tarpon Springs. In this portion, Rev. Don Rollins will discuss the history of Unitarian Universalism, the religion of George Inness Jr. 3 p.m. Free, but $5 suggested donation. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 712-5762.

Monday

Ballroom Dance Class: Get in shape while learning to foxtrot, rumba, cha-cha, swing, waltz and salsa. 5:15-6:15 p.m. $15, $10 members. Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (813) 545-7173.

Tuesday

Learn and Play: This week, Matt Edmonds presents "Wonders of Nature" featuring parrots, raptors and other animals. 1 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. (727) 724-1525.

Wednesday

Get Garden Advice: Find out how to have a lush lawn, how to get rid of insect pests, how to trim trees and shrubs, and other common garden problems. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332.

A Great Big Adventure On A Good Little Boat: Author and seasoned sailor Linda Petrat will discuss her three-month solo sailing trip from Kittery, ME, to Sarasota on a 22-foot sloop. 7 p.m. Free. Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. (727) 298-3080.

Thursday

Small Business Workshop: Pinellas County SCORE member Larry Hunt will discuss the reasons for small business failure, the keys to business success, and how you can utilize these keys to meet your profit goals. 6:30 p.m. Free. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525 ext. 4112.

Ray LaMontagne: The folk singer-songwriter will grace the Clearwater stage yet again, this time alongside Jenny Lewis. 8 p.m. $53.25-125. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Top things to do in North Pinellas the weekend of July 4 07/02/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 5:52pm]
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