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Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 24, 2007



Art show: The Creative Artists Guild of Dunedin will present an outdoor art show in downtown Dunedin from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Pioneer Park, Douglas Avenue and Main Street. For information visit

Pets and Santa: Pet photos with Santa will be available at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. over three weekends; starting today and Sunday and Dec. 1-2 and 8-9. Call (727) 797-7722.

Wreath sale:Fresh pine wreaths will be sold in $30 and $40 sizes at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater. Call (727) 797-7722.

Dinner and music: 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Filet mignon, potato and salad will be featured. Cost is $7. Music provided by Ann Marie. Call (727) 584-2038.


Live creatively: Dr. Ed Carlson, a 30-year researcher in the field of energy medicine and kinesiology, will discuss "Pure Health, Our Powerful Core," at the 10 a.m. service at Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-0635 or visit

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Admission is free Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Illuminated Gardens: Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, is illuminated with more than 425,000 holiday lights. Hours are 6-10 p.m. Starts Sunday and continues through Jan. 3. Free. Call (727) 582-2100 or visit

Take the floor: Scottish country dancing is offered every Sunday at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. Beginners class from 6 to 7 p.m., social dancing from 7 to 9:30 p.m. No partner necessary. Call Connie Powell at (727) 787-3805 or Val Wade at (727) 947-4668.


Healing energy: Attend a free introduction into spiritual healing at 7 p.m. at La Quinta Inn, 21338 U.S. 19, Clearwater. Call (941) 698-2443 or visit


Bird walk 

Learn to identify common birds by sight, behavior and sound from 9-11 a.m. at the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair. Sturdy closed-toe shoes and water are a must. A hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended. Registration is required and space is limited. Admission: Free. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Call (727) 453-6800.


[Last modified November 23, 2007, 21:19:14]

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