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Digest

Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published October 27, 2007


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Today

Country Jubilee: Bring the family to Country Jubilee and Heritage Village's 30th Birthday Celebration from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo, featuring more than 100 crafters, live music, historic homes, hands-on living history activities, traditional craft demonstrations and more. Call 727 582-2123.

Titanic talk: Lowell Lytle, appearing in costume as Capt. J. Smith of the ill-fated Titanic, will discuss his trip to see the remains of the ship, show a film and answer questions from the audience at 1 p.m. at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Free. Reservations required. Call (727) 725-9611 or (727) 785-2576, ext. 457.

Books galore: Peruse thousands of books at the fourth annual Colossal Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater Church, 2470 Nursery Road. Call (727) 733-7855 or (727) 531-7704.

Art show: Check out the talent at the Crystal Beach Outdoor Art Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Live Oak Park (from Alt. U.S. 19 turn west on Crystal Beach Avenue, and the park is four blocks up overlooking the Gulf of Mexico). Call (727) 781-6859 or e-mail areyouartsy@yahoo.com

Dog wash: The Suncoast Animal League will host a fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Muddy Paws Dog Wash & Boutique, 1480 Alt. 19 N, Palm Harbor. $5 from every self-serve dog wash will go toward animal rescue. Call (727) 771-9300 or visit www.muddypawsdogwash.com.

Poetry readings: Read your latest work, poetry by a favorite author or just listen at Poetry in the Stacks, a gathering of words and minds, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332.e_SClBSunday

Kite festival: Sport kite lessons and demonstrations; also kite-building activities (while supplies last) for kids, "candy drops" and more. 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Sand Key Park, 1060 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. Free. (727) 588-4852; www.sunsetflyers.com.

A batty night: Join the Florida Bat Conservancy for an evening of batty activities from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Talk with bat experts while watching real bats nibble on their evening meal. Family program, limited space available. $3 per person. To register, call (727) 582-2673.

Roaring '20s: Attend a jazz-age afternoon tea from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plumb House, 1380 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater, with actors in character, a string quartet, croquet, light refreshments and children's activities. Period dress is encouraged. Call Elizabeth Minor at (727) 562-4184.

Today

British car show 

The Tampa Bay Austin-Healey Club's 21st annual All-British Car Show and Autojumble starts at 8 a.m. at Crest Lake Park, 1500 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater, rain or shine, with all cars in position by 10:30 a.m. Awards presented at 2:30 p.m. to show winners in more than 30 different classes. Event includes silent auction, car parts, paraphernalia, and food and drink vendors. Registration $25. Call Bud Keck at (813) 752-0186 or Ed Swartz at (813) 884-7171 or register online at clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/tbahc/.

Aston Martin DB5 used in the James Bond movie Goldfinger.

[Last modified October 26, 2007, 21:25:10]


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