Out and about
By Times Staff Writer
Published February 1, 2008
Artists' reception: Artists from the Pastel Society of Tampa Bay will see their work exhibited from 6-8 p.m. today at Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor. Works are available for purchase. Call (727) 787-4700.
Guitar performance: Alex de Grassi creates a canvas of sound at 8 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $20 and $18. Call (727) 942-5605.
Beautiful melodies: The Clearwater Choral Scholars and pipe organist Beth Hunter present "Candlelight Concert: Journey of a Song" at 7:30 p.m. today at the Church of the Ascension, 701 Orange Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 447-3469.
Twain comedy: The children's division of the Dunedin Showcase Theater presents an adaptation of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Tickets $7. Call (727) 412-4248.
Flea market: East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor, will host a flea market from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Call (727) 785-5772.
Florida-themed quilts: Quilters' Crossing presents examples of members' work in "A Tribute to Florida in Fabric" today through Feb. 24 at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road. Call (727) 789-2998.
Ancient culture: The Tampa Bay Chinese New Year Celebration will include folk songs, dancing, a children's art show, a Dragon and Lion Dance, andacrobats from 1-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Countryside High School, 3000 State Road 580, Clearwater. Tickets are $15 adult, $5 12 and younger. Call Min Li at (813) 891-6888, Linda Hibbeln at (813) 735-8816 or Dar Hu at (727) 544-5165.
Touch a truck: Firetrucks, sheriff's cruisers and a helicopter will be available to climb on and see up close from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Safety Harbor City Park, 940 Seventh St. S. Free. Call (727) 724-1572.
Enjoy life: Hear a guest speaker at the next meeting of New Horizons for Widowed People at 2 p.m. Saturday in the West Clubhouse at Imperial Palms Apartments, 101 Imperial Palm Drive, Largo. Call Betty Laing at (727) 530-3522.
Kids expo: This free day of health and learning includes food, martial arts, a fitness run, a bike safety clinic and book talks from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Bring a donationfor RCS Food Bank and receive a free book. Call (727) 587-6715, ext. 2503.
Garage sale: Browse and shop at the Clearwater Audubon Society's garage sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 1583 Budleigh St., Clearwater. Call Jane Williams at (727) 447-7394 or Paul Trunk at (727) 447-4785.
Old-fashioned fun: Children ages 8-12 can learn the keys to cracking codes, secrets of coin tricks and more at "It's a Secret!," an activity event drawn from the bestselling The Dangerous Book For Boys by Conn and Hal Iggulden at 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 23654 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 669-1688.
Tradition continues: Second-generation Highwaymen artists Dorene and Althea Butler will paint and demonstrate their technique 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History, 329 Bayshore Blvd. S. Admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors and teens, and free for children 7 and younger. Call (727) 726-1668.
Check it out
Take a walkon the wild side
Television host Jeff Corwin will present "Tales from the Field" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Admission is free. No reservations required. For more information, call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5284.
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