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Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 28, 2007


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Today

Double-6, anyone? Experienced domino players and those wishing to learn the game are invited to play from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. Instructor Francis Novoa, president of the Tampa Bay Domino Club, will provide instruction on rules and strategies. Free with rec card, $3 without. Call 727 518-3016.

Neil Simon play: The Dunedin Showcase Theater presents the Neil Simon comedy, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, at 7 p.m. today and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. For ticket information, call (727) 298-3299.

Annual Wallace Gause Memorial Concert: Hear the Pinellas Youth Symphony and Serenade Strings, the Largo and East Lake High School's Madrigal Singers and the chancel choir of First United Methodist Church at a concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight at First United Methodist Church, 411 W Turner St., Clearwater. Free-will collection. Call (727) 438-3149 or visit www.pysmusic.org.

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market: Choose from a large variety of produce, gourmet foods, cheeses, plants and gift items from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Entertainment. Free admission and parking. Call (727) 461-7674 or visit www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com.

Spice up your life: Create excitement on the dance floor when you learn how to salsa, merengue and cha cha at a beginner's Latin dance class from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at Largo's Southwest Complex, 13120 Vonn Road. To get information on cost or to register, call (727) 518-3125.

Peace vigil: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Edgewater Park, next to the Dunedin Marina, at Alt. U.S. 19 and Main Street, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-8945 or visit www.stpeteforpeace.org.

Sentimental expression: Create a special holiday memory for a loved one or friend at the next Greeting Card Artistry class from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. Cost is $7 for residents, $8.75 for nonresidents. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5005.

Thursday

Gilbert and Sullivan musical: The Gilbert and Sullivan Players present Thespis, or, The Gods Grow Old at 8 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Dec. 7 and 8, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 8 and 9 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, inside City Hall, 324 E Pine St. Reserved seating tickets are $20 ($18 members and students). Call the box office at (727) 942-5605 or order online at www.tarponarts.org.

Safety Harbor farmers market: Hand-crafted jewelry, produce, kettle corn and much more will be available every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Farmers Market, 401 Main St., at the downtown Safety Harbor gazebo. Call Bob Fernandez at (727) 461-7674.

Beach concert: Last concert in this year's series features Lil' Pearl and the Big Boys followed by an annual bonfire from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Beach at the west end of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Concessions available. Call (727) 942-5628.

Noted opthalmologist to speak: The public is invited to hear Dr. James P. Gills, founder and director of St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, speak at the Springtime City Kiwanis dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. Dinner $11. For reservations call Mort Bonesteel at (727) 784-6750.

Friday

Dunedin Green Market: Located in Pioneer Park at a corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue the market offers a wide variety of items from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday until April 25. Call (727) 733-4215 or e-mail GreenMarketManager@verizon.net

Family fun: Enjoy an "An Old Fashioned Christmas" featuring live music, carriage/train rides, kids' activities and holiday shopping from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday in Downtown Dunedin. Call (727) 812-4530.

Holiday lights: Treat yourself to refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Royalty Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater, and entertainment while watching Santa and Clearwater City officials light up the new downtown streetscape. A film at the Royalty Theater will follow. Call (727) 562-4464.

Pets welcome: "Brighten Their Future" is a special lighting ceremony by the Suncoast Animal League at 6 p.m. Friday in Dunedin's Pioneer Park at the corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue with Santa, carolers and the "Old Fashioned Christmas Parade." Call (727) 939-1300.

Christmas kickoff: City officials will help Santa plug in 100,000 lights at the opening of Winter Wonderland in downtown Clearwater at a corner of Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The event includes a petting zoo, pony rides and live entertainment. Open 6 to 9 p.m. weeknights and 1 to 9 p.m. weekends until Dec. 21. Free admission, but guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item or unwrapped new toy for charity. Call (727) 442-2099 or visit www.clearwatercommunityvolunteers.org.

Today

Line dancing 

Adults are invited to learn new and traditional line dances from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. No partner needed. Join anytime. Call (727) 518-3016.Barbara Fletcher leads a line dance class at the Largo Community Center in Largo.

CARRIE PRATT Times (2005)

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