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For a $10 donation, shopping enthusiasts can enhance their closets and homes while supporting their favorite charity. Representatives from Dignity U Wear, the Haven, Community Pride Childcare, Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, Women on the Way, Pinellas Opportunity Council, GFWC North Pinellas Woman's Club, GFWC Woman's Club of Tarpon Springs, and Religious Community Service's thrift store, food bank and Grace House are selling tickets for "Sharing A Passion For Fashion." Patrons will be treated to strolling models, live jazz, appetizers and prizes in a private, after-hours shopping environment 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Stein Mart, 33591 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor. Each charity will keep any funds raised through its ticket sales. Call Dawn LaCross at (727) 512-4801.


Early voting begins Monday morning

Early voting for the November election begins at 8 a.m. Monday and continues through Nov. 1. Voting is held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday at all Supervisor of Elections offices: Election Service Center, Starkey Lakes Corporate Center, 13001 Starkey Road, Largo; Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater; County Building (Annex Conference Room), 501 First Ave. N. St. Petersburg. To avoid delays and extra paper work, voters should bring picture and signature identification to the polls. Anyone without valid ID can vote a provisional ballot. A canvassing board will later determine the validity of any provisional ballots. For information or to view a sample ballot, go to or call (727) 464-6788.


Meet candidates for Legislature

Hospice of the Florida Suncoast will host a state legislative candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the hospice's community service center at 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. The forum will focus on health care, the economy and insurance issues. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call Katrina at (727) 523-3417.


Ghost hunters will tell their secrets

Two days before Halloween. Could there be a better time to learn about paranormal research and activity? Haunted Hunters Paranormal Scientific Investigators will host a free seminar on the topic at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Tarpon Springs library, 138 E Lemon St. Details and evidence from local investigations as well as the equipment used in these cases will be on display. There will also be a discussion on "What is Paranormal Activity?" and a hands-on opportunity to examine the team's equipment and instruments. For information, call (727) 943-4922.


Walgreens offers flu shots for $24.99

Flu shots are being offered at Tampa Bay area Walgreens. The cost is $24.99 and may be covered by Medicare Part B or your insurance plan. For locations and information, call 1-800-358-9950 or visit