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Published Feb. 5, 2008


The Clearwater Shell Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Dennis Kellenberger of Tampa Bay Watch will be the speaker. The public is invited. Call (727) 796-4117 or visit


Karate demo: Shihan Walter Evans, fifth-degree black belt, will give an interactive karate presentation at 4 p.m. at the North Greenwood Library, 905 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 462-6895.

Mind aerobics: Learn to preserve and enhance memory through clear thought process with a variety of mental and physical exercises from 4-6 p.m. at the Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. The cost is $2.25 with Play Pass, $3 with rec card, $3.75 without card. Call (727) 793-2320.

Free film: The movie The Waitress will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Recreation Center, 400 S Walton Ave. Free. Call (727) 942-5628.


Fiction into film: Enjoy a book discussion and free film showing at 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. This week's book and movie is Bernice Bobs Her Hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Refreshments served. Registration required. Call (717) 943-4922.

Gathering of poets: The poetry group, Purely Poetry, meets from 6-8 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. The group explores all forms of poetic expression in a friendly, adult environment. Call (727) 481-8323.

Free movie: See Black Orpheus, winner of the 1959 Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film, at 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Spring Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Portuguese with English subtitles. Call (727) 942-5605.

Downtown Clearwater farmers market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Fresh produce, cheese, nuts, bakery items, organic products, handcrafted jewelry and more. Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free parking, handicap accessible. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674 or visit

Trace your roots: Free genealogy assistance with volunteer genealogist Mary Kay Heitmann from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call (727) 943-4922.

Night hike: Take an educational night hike from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Closed-toe shoes and registration required. Call (727) 453-6800.

Spice up your life: Create excitement on the dance floor when you learn how to salsa, merengue and cha-cha at a beginner's Latin dance class from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at Largo's Southwest Complex, 13120 Vonn Road. For information on the cost or how to register, call (727) 518-3125.


Nature in art: The Plainsmen Gallery presents "Nature's Canvas - Focus on Wildlife and Landscape," an exhibit of paintings, bronzes and prints Thursday-Feb 29 at 2450 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. For details and hours of operation, call (727) 726-5100.

Plumb House Museum: Tour the historic Plumb House Museum, an original Cracker-style house built in 1896. It houses period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts. The Clearwater Historical Society offers free tours on the first and third Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 445-9312.

Safety Harbor farmers market: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at John Wilson Park Gazebo, Main Street and Fourth Avenue, Safety Harbor. Fresh produce, cheese, pasta, gourmet foods, honey, nuts, plants, baskets and jewelry. Free parking. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

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