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Flowering trees: Pinellas County master gardener Sandy Huff will discuss the selection and care of different types of flowering trees at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today at the Crystal Beach Community Hall, 517 Crystal Beach Ave. Free. Call (727) 582-2673.


Singing valentines: In honor of Valentine's Day, barbershop quartets will once again be delivering old-fashioned love songs in four-part harmony upon request to Pinellas County homes, offices and hospitals Feb. 10 to 16. Cost is $50. Net proceeds help support local charities. Call (727) 784-8052.

Art talk: In honor of Black History Month, the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art's monthly "On the Easel" program will feature the work of African-American artist Alison Saar at noon today in the museum lobby, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free with museum admission. Call (727) 712-5762.

Health fair: St. Jerome Catholic Church presents a senior community health fair with free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the parish hall, 10895 Hamlin Blvd., Largo. Call (727) 595-4610.

Free movie: The Tarpon Springs Cultural Center presents the film Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb at 1 p.m. today at 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 942-5605.

Find a job: WorkNet Wednesday launches its first bilingual job fair from noon to 4 p.m. today at the EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N, Clearwater. Call Sarah Whitney-Mead at (727) 507-4300, ext. 3007 or e-mail

Fiction into film: Enjoy a book discussion on The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway and a free film at 2 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Refreshments will be served. Registration required. Call (727) 943-4922.


Broadway greats: Best known for their hits Cabaret and Chicago, the team of composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb's revue hit "And the World Goes Round: The Songs of Kander and Ebb" opens Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 E Pine St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 15, 16, 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 17, 23 and 24. Tickets $25, $22. Call (727) 942-5605.

Feisty drama: The Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater, presents Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks Thursday through Sunday and Feb. 20 to 24. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with an 8 p.m. show Feb. 20. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Reservations recommended. Call (727) 446-1360 or visit

Green market: Shop the Harvest Marketplace, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday for fresh produce, green and handcrafted goods, and more. Live entertainment. Several humanitarian organizations will be on site this week, so visitors may bring canned goods, make donations or register for services. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5015.


Bird count: The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds across the country. Participate from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. Call (727) 453-6800.

Mardi Gras fun: Enjoy a Cajun-style dinner and entertainment at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center's Mardi Gras fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Bring your own beverage. Cost is $7 members, $8 nonmembers. Call (727) 771-6000.

Talent show: The Clearwater Campus High Achievers Club presents "Reach For Your Dreams" talent showcase at 7 p.m. Friday in the arts auditorium of St. Petersburg College's Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St. Tickets are $3 advance, $5 at the door and free for SPC students. Call (727) 791-2590.

Save the Royalty: Guitarist Michael Tyrrell will perform at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Royalty Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $20. Proceeds benefit the theater. Call (727) 688-2345 or

Storytelling 101: Release your inner storyteller at "Winter Wondertales," Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild's two-day celebration. The workshop will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday followed by a performance by humorist Pat Nease 7 to 9 p.m. at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Free. Call (727) 298-3080, ext. 253 or e-mail inquiries to Maureen Belote at

Musical comedy: The Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, will present the Great American Trailer Park Musical at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $32 VIP, $29 advance, $25 senior (60+), $15 student. Call (727) 587-6793.