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Digest

Out & About

By TIMES STAFF
Published August 3, 2007


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Today

Family-friendly fun: Wind down from a long work week at Palm Harbor's First Friday event and enjoy arts, crafts, rides, games, cold drinks and great food from 6-11 p.m. along Florida Avenue between Alt. U.S. 19 and County Road 1. Free. Call 727 934-7001 or e-mail FirstFridaysPalmHarbor@hotmail.com.

"One Woman Show": The Imago Art Group@Trailside presents artist Cathy Morgan and her "One Woman Show," with an opening reception from 6:30-9 p.m. at 464 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Free parking and admission. Call (727) 733-5607 or (727) 736-6172.

Friday night fun: 5-8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. The cost is $5.50-$6. Call (727) 584-2038.

Enter your art: Artist applications for the 33rd Annual Fine Arts, Crafts and Music Festival are available through the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, 1151 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. The deadline for applications for the juried show is Sept. 11. Call (727) 784-4287 or visit www.palmharborcc.org/newsevents/decartfest.asp.

Saturday

May the Force be with you: Star Wars turns 30 this year, and costumed fans are encouraged to bring their memorabilia to a showing of the movie from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 S Osceola Ave. Attendees can enjoy refreshments, take part in trivia games and enter a costume contest. Free. All ages welcome. Call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5284.

Strongman Competition: A Suncoast Strongman competition open to men, women and teens is 10 a.m. at Countryside Recreation Center, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater. Free admission to all spectators. Weigh-in is at 9:30 a.m. Call (727)669-1914.

Train Show and Swap Meet: Regal Railways presents the Fifth annual Train Show and Swap Meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 512 Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. Features a train display and vendors. The cost is $3 for adults; kids under 13 free. Call (727) 441-2159.

Exotic bird show: The Suncoast Avian Society presents its 32nd annual Exotic Bird Fair is Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the St. Petersburg Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Cost is $4 for adults, kids 12 and under free. Call Mari Howard at (727) 726-6864 or e-mail whoward7@tampabay.rr.com.

Sit Stay. Play ball!: Celebrate with your dog at the Humane Society of Pinellas' fundraiser "Bark at the Ball Park," beginning at 5 p.m. at Bright House Networks Field, 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. The Clearwater Threshers will host the Tampa Yankees in a minor league game, and there will be gifts and treats for everyone, and there will be dogs available for adoption. Tickets for canines are $3, and human tickets start at $3. Call (727) 467-4457 for tickets or (727) 797-7722.

Sunday

Whimsical workshop for families: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is offering a workshop for families from 2 to 4 p.m. at the museum, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Included is a tour of the exhibition Art of the Whimsical: Fabricated Sculptures by Esther Gentile and a studio activity using found objects provided by the museum, or participants may bring their own. Cost is $5 for museum members, $7 for nonmembers, and free for kids under 7 with an adult. To register, call (727) 712-5226.

[Last modified August 3, 2007, 09:42:38]


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