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Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 22, 2008


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Today

Step-off competition: The ninth annual Students Against Violence, Drugs and Racism Step-Off Extravaganza will be at 7 p.m. at the Dunedin High School auditorium, 1651 Pinehurst Road, with 20 teams from schools and community groups competing. Call Cindy Robinson at (727) 946-1252.

African culture: The GreenBench Gallery, 528 S Missouri Ave., Clearwater, presents an exhibit of works of N'awal Babily of Sudan and includes a tea party with the artist from 7 to 8 p.m. with music, drumming and dance at 9, fashion show at 9:30 and the Sun Drummers at 10. Call (727) 442-5319.

Music and dance: The Greek Community of Toronto and Community Theatre NEFELI present Children of the Flame at 7 p.m. today and 5 p.m. Saturday at the Royalty Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For tickets, call (727) 442-2660 or (727) 692-4028.

Cultural act: Life Force Performing Arts Dance Ensemble will perform at 5 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Fundraiser: The Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce presents "Putting On the Ritz," an evening of desserts and wines from 7 to 10 p.m. in Inverness Hall, Innisbrook Golf & Country Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Call (727) 784-4287.

Adult salsa: Join Ms. Suda's adult salsa class from 6 to 8 p.m. today and Feb. 29 at the Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N. The cost with an Oldsmar recreation card is $49. Call (813) 749-1260.

Writers group: Tarpon Springs Library Writers Critique Group invites serious writers interested in getting published to join the group that meets each Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. Call Lloyd Wilson at (727) 947-4072.

Saturday

A cappella contest: Palm Harbor University High School will host the semifinals of the 2008 International Championship of High School A Cappella competition. It takes place is in the school auditorium, 1900 Omaha St. Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Singing starts at 7. Call (727) 455-7702.

Pig roast: Clearwater veterans of AMVETS Post 67 and VFW Post 10304 will host a pig roast starting at noon at 724 Tuskawilla St., Clearwater. Live music. The cost is $10 per dinner. Proceeds will benefit Attention Home for boys. Call (727) 443-7473.

Comic book celebs: Comic World is hosting its second comic book celebrity signing event from noon-5 p.m. at 2132 East Bay Drive, Largo with Barbara Randall Kesel, Pat Broderick, Nick Cuti, and more. Call (727) 581-9948.

What's it worth? An antique appraisal and car show will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Summerville at Clearwater, 2750 Drew St., Clearwater. Antique appraisals are $5 per item, $12 for three. Event benefits the Alzheimer's Association of Florida and RCS Community Food Bank. Call (727) 799-2177.

Train show: Regal Railways presents a Train Show and Swap Meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 512 S Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. Vendors will buy and sell. $4 for adults, children younger than 13 free. Call (727) 441-2159 or (727) 244-1341.

Pup Pals: Children can improve reading skills and make a new friend by reading to the Pup Pals Reading Dogs at 10 a.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Dr. Registration required. Call (727) 587-6715.

[Last modified February 21, 2008, 20:30:27]


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