Ceilidhs, traditional Gaelic social gatherings Ceilidhs, traditional Gaelic social gatherings, are held every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Scottish American Society of Dunedin, 917 Louden Ave.
The cost is $3 and $5 for nonmembers. The social club is dedicated to the preservation of Scottish culture, offering Scottish country dancing, line dancing, holiday dinners and parties.
Friday Morning Market TREASURE ISLAND – The Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce has resumed its annual Friday Morning Market at the Treasure Island Community Center behind Walgreens. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The market is a weekly event through April 24 featuring produce, food, arts and crafts, collectibles and jewelry.
For more information, call 360-4121.
Friday Night Dinners LARGO – Friday Night Dinners are served 5 to 8 p.m., with music by Karaoke DJ Bill Johnson, 7 to 11 p.m., at American Legion Post 119, at 130 First Ave. SW. in Largo. The cost is $7.25 and includes shrimp, four-piece chicken and all-you-can-eat fried fish served with rolls, french fries and coleslaw.
GriefShare group meeting ST. PETERSBURG – A GriefShare group will meet Fridays, Jan. 9 through April 3, 10 a.m. to noon, at Cornerstone Community Church, 6745 38th Ave. N.
Childcare is not provided at this time.
For information, call 343-7747.
Scottish American Society social gatherings Ceilidhs, traditional Gaelic social gatherings, are held every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Scottish American Society of Dunedin, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin.
The cost is $5 for nonmembers. The social club is dedicated to the preservation of Scottish culture, offering Scottish country dancing, line dancing, holiday dinners and parties.
St. Pete Beach Beer Fest ST. PETE BEACH – The 2015 St. Pete Beach Beer Fest will take place Friday, March 6, 6 to 10 p.m., at the St. Pete Beach Recreation Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.
Tickets are $35 at the door.
More than 50 beers from Florida and U.S. craft breweries will be available for sampling.
There will be various food options available for purchase along with cigars hand rolled onsite and a corn-hole toss.
Admission includes a commemorative festival tasting cup and complimentary valet parking, and guests will have the opportunity to win prizes throughout the evening.
Sunset Market LARGO – Sunset Market is open every Friday through May, 3 to 7 p.m., in Largo Central Park’s parking lot No. 1, at southwest corner of East Bay and Central Park drives.
Vendors will offer vegetables, fruits, raw local honey, herbal teas and wild-caught seafood as well as organic body products, essential oils, arts and crafts. The focus will be on produce and organic products with about 40 percent of the market dedicated to art and craft vendors.
The market offers several ways for commercial business to advertise as well as two free spaces per market reserved for nonprofit entities.
Taking It to the Streets Ministries yard sale PINELLAS PARK – Taking It to the Streets Ministries will host yard sale on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 7320 47th St.
The sale will feature new and used items. For information, email email@example.com.
World Day of Prayer CLEARWATER – Church Women United in Central Pinellas will sponsor a program marking the World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 6, 9 a.m. to noon, in the fellowship hall at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 825 Howard St.
The Women of the Bahamas write the program. A Caribbean breakfast will be served. Admission is free. For information, call 812-5639.
Adopt-a-Block Party LEALMAN – The community is invited to a free Adopt-a-Block Party Saturday, March 7, noon to 3 p.m., at the Police Athletic League’s Lealman Sport Complex, 3755 46th Ave. N.
The party includes free food, face painting, games, music and bounce houses.
Adopt-a-Block Party is sponsored by the Florida Dream Center, Juvenile Welfare Board, Pathways, Pinellas County Planning Department, PAL and Faith Based and Social Services Network in Mid County.
The mission of the Florida Dream Center Adopt-a-Block program is to reconnect people who have been isolated by poverty, substance abuse, homelessness, and imprisonment. To support a community by meeting the physical and spiritual needs and to help them develop a support system that will encourage them to make positive and long-term changes in their lives.
More than 40 volunteers serve 39 blocks in the Lealman Community every Saturday morning. The success of this outreach strategy is for the team to knock on the same doors each week to build relationships with the people living on the targeted blocks and to assist them with the identified needs.
For more information, call Debbie Brown at 727-240-0734, ext. 223.
All County Music Fest ST. PETERSBURG – The All County Music Fest will showcase the most talented student musicians and singers in Pinellas County Schools.
The All County Elementary Concert will be presented Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy Blvd.
More than 1,000 students come together from schools across the district to form various All County performance groups. In a short amount of time, the students learn new compositions together in advance of the popular All County concert series.
Arts celebration PINELLAS PARK – Classical Christian School for the Arts will celebrate 10 years of bringing both arts and education to the Pinellas area on Saturday, March 7, at the Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N.
The anniversary celebration will feature a dinner buffet with a cash bar, music performances and both a live and a silent auction. Auction items will include Disney tickets, resort hotel vacations, sports memorabilia, limousine services and more.
Founded in 2005, Pastor Dan Baker and his late wife, Sylvia Morgan Baker, opened the doors to the school with just 35 students.
For information and to purchase tickets, call 547-6820.
Beerfest in the Park
DUNEDIN – The fifth annual Beerfest in the Park will be held Saturday, March 7, noon to 10 p.m., at Edgewater Park, 51 Main St.
The event promotes Branches Inc. and Dunedin Doggie Rescue through the celebration of American Craft Beer Week by featuring local breweries and businesses in the park.
Branches Inc. is dedicated to supporting children, adults and families who are exploring alternative and supplemental learning opportunities in the Tampa Bay area. The Dunedin Doggie Rescue rescues dogs from kill shelters on their last days.
Blood drive Boston Market will host a blood drive Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 33163 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor, 33163 U.S. 19, Palm Harbor and 7820 113th St. N., Seminole.
Donors will receive a free dinner, complete with two sides and a drink, as well as a voucher for a free movie ticket. Appointments will be honored and walk-ins will be welcomed. For information, visit www.oneblood.org or call 888-936-6283.
Donors also will receive a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. Generally healthy people aged 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.
Boy Scout Troop 431 spaghetti dinner SEMINOLE – Boy Scout Troop 431 will sponsor a spaghetti dinner Saturday, March 7, 4 to 7 p.m., at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 11565 66th Ave. N.
Proceeds will help the troop raise funds to attend a summer camp, where troops can continue earning badges on the way to the Eagle Scout rank. Most are new Scouts in the troop but have already advanced several ranks and this summer is going to be a pivotal time in their growth in the Scouts.
The dinner will feature all-you-can-eat spaghetti, with salad, bread and dessert. It is dine-in only. Water, tea and coffee will be available. Cost is $7.50 for adults, and $5 for seniors 65 and older and children 10 and younger. There is no charge for kids 3 and younger.
Tickets will be sold at the door. Donations also will be accepted.
Bronze Lady Spring Patio Party MADEIRA BEACH – Homeowners will have an opportunity to receive advice about their home furnishings during the Spring Patio Party, Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Bronze Lady Home Furnishings, 15015 Madeira Way.
Factory representatives from Berlin Gardens, CRP, Winston, Summer Classics, O.W Lee, Woodard, and Capris will be on hand to talk with homeowners and answer their questions.
The factory representatives will be present on Saturday but the Spring Patio Party will continue in extended hours from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, with special pricing and savings on selected items.
Dunedin Garden Club meeting DUNEDIN – The Dunedin Garden Club will meet Saturday, March 7, 1 p.m., at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave.
New members are welcome to attend and join this active and energetic club. March's meeting will include a guest speaker from Island Lawn & Bamboo Landscaping to present a program on landscaping with bamboo. Refreshments will follow.