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Published Dec. 3, 2006

Learn to share your stories with others by weaving your memories into a personal narrative. Join instructor Jan Golden for a two-part writing workshop for women from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Dec. 11 in Room A of the Largo Public Library's Jenkins Community Wing, 120 Central Park Drive. Space is limited. Call the library's Circulation Desk at (727) 587-6715, ext. 2504 to sign up for this free program sponsored by the Friends of Largo Library.

Reserve a seat for Christmas dance

American Legion Post 119 has been "decked with boughs of holly" in preparation for its annual Christmas dance beginning at 4 p.m. Dec. 17 at 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Cocktails will be available and a roast turkey and dressing dinner will be served. Bill Roberts will provide musical entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. Reservations are required. Cost is $6.50 per person. Call (727) 584-2038.

Florida naturalist author featured

The St. Petersburg Audubon Society and the Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host a "Holiday Conservation Celebration" from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Highlights will include environmental exhibits, a book signing and a silent auction of environmentally themed holiday gift items. The featured speaker will be John Moran, whose remarkable book and photographic program, Journal of Light, powerfully document the essence of Florida. For more information call (727) 544-7341.

Learn about early Florida with a child

Preschoolers and their caregivers can take a morning walk through the everyday life activities of early Florida homesteaders at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N. This week's theme is Scrub a Dub Dub. The cost is $8 per child. Two adults admitted free per child. Call 582-2426.

Bring lawn chairs for free concert

Guitarist Paul Skye performs a blend of romantic jazz, Latin and holiday selections in a free concert 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ulmer Park, 301 W Bay Drive. Call 587-6740, ext. 5017.


Nature program looks at Red Tide

It's called Red Tide. It's smelly, toxic and leaves a mess on our beaches. Ever wonder what causes it? Find out how it affects animals and people, when, where and why it occurs, and the role pollution plays at the Discover Nature Around You Nature Program for Adults from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dunedin Nature Center, 1910 Ed Eckert Drive. Those wishing to attend must RSVP at (727) 298-3271.