CLEARWATER - Al-Anon for teens is offered Sundays, 10 a.m. at the Serenity Club, 631 Turner St., Clearwater. Al-Anon members who are interested in becoming an Alateen sponsor are also needed, and they must meet three requirements. They must have been in Al-Anon for three years and attend regular meetings. They must be at least 23 years old, and they must attend training with details of the WSO Safety and Behavioral Requirements. An Alateen sponsor is a trained AMIAS who facilitates the Alateen meeting. They do not sponsor Alateens. Only trained AMIAS’s are allowed in Alateen meetings. It is not open to adults.
For information, contact Laurie at email@example.com or 954-3607.
SEMINOLE – A benefit for James McCharen and his wife, Jeanie, who were struck by a car while riding their motorcycle in December, is set for Sunday, May 19, 1 to 7 p.m., at Screwie Louie’s Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Blvd. Call Randi Morgan at (901) 569-1067 or visit www.jamesfundraiser.com.
James McCharen was critically injured in the accident, and had his left leg amputated above the knee. Known as “Coach Mac,” He has been a special education teacher for Pinellas County Schools for the past 26 years.
Fellow motorcycle enthusiasts and friends of the couple have organized this public event. All proceeds will benefit the McCharen family.
SEMINOLE – Friends of the Seminole Library are sponsoring a performance by classical harpist, Victoria Garcia, at the library, 9200 113th St., on Sunday, May 19, 3 p.m.
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. PETE BEACH - Corey Fresh Market continues on Sundays, 9 a.m. To 2 p.m., through the end of May. Average 40 local vendors including organic produce, plants/orchids, specialty foods, arts/crafts and live music. Corey merchants open during market hours. Free parking. Located just off Gulf Boulevard in downtown St Pete Beach. Call 727-498-8778 or visist www.coreyave.com.
CLEARWATER – The next monthly crafting party will be Sunday, May 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Hope Presbyterian Church, in Hambley Hall, 1698 S. Belcher Road.
To RSVP, email email@example.com, or go to Get Crafty Tampa Bay on Facebook. There will be a fee to cover supplies. The deadline to make reservations is Friday, May 17, 5 p.m.
This group generally meets third Sundays.
LARGO – The dedication of Michael’s Room, a Kid Power special event, will take place Sunday, May 19, 10 a.m., at The Center for Spiritual Living Florida Suncoast, 6152 126th Ave., Suite 501. Call 538-0900 or visit CSLGulfcoast.org.
The center’s Kid Power program, dedicated to teaching children the positive spiritual principals of the Science of Mind, was made possible by a generous gift from Andrew Hano and Vicki Hano as a memorial to their son Michael. The center used the gift to remodel its space to provide a children’s classroom and activity area, which will be named Michael’s Room.
LARGO – As part of the statewide commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival, the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative and its partners Heritage Village and the Pinellas County Historical Society, will host the countywide kick-off of Discover Pinellas! on Sunday, May 19, noon to 4 p.m., at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St.
The family-friendly event will launch Pinellas County public libraries’ participation in this statewide initiative. Throughout 2013, public libraries will hold several programs, book discussions, youth story times and crafts, and special activities.
The kickoff event will feature family crafts and storytelling throughout the day, food vendors and live music. The Pre-Columbian pottery exhibit “For God and Gold” will be on display. Scheduled events include a time capsule dedication at 1:30 p.m. and a presentation entitled “Early Footprints in the Sand: Pre-Columbian Settlements along the Pinellas Peninsula and the Legacies of First Contact,” with guest speaker Jim Schnur at 2 p.m.
PALM HARBOR – A fundraiser for the Palm Harbor Fire Department is planned Sunday, May 19, 3 to 6 p.m., at the Italian Bistro Diner, 799 Highland Ave., Dunedin. For more information, contact Lynn or Eileen at 784-0454 or email Lynn@palmharborfd.org or Eileen@palmharborfd.org.
The event will include a dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., and a silent auction from 3 to 5:45 p.m. Dinner tickets are $12. There also will be a 50/50 drawing and a drawing for a 32-inch flat screen TV.
ST. PETERSBURG – Rare Plant Network will host its third annual plant sale and clinics Sunday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Petersburg Garden Club, 500 Sunset Drive S. For information, call 541-4084.
A clinic will be presented every hour starting at 10 a.m., featuring air layering, variegated plants, bromeliads, and plumeria grafting. Admission is free.
The Rare Plant Network meets the fourth Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Members are a mix of horticultural professionals and enthusiasts from around the bay area. The meetings are always potluck followed by either a guest speaker or a specific discussion topic.
RPN is always open to new members. A $1 donation per meeting is requested to cover the cost of the meeting space.
TREASURE ISLAND – The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host its sixth annual Spirit of Hospitality: Beach Games on Sunday, May 19, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd. Call Amanda Page at 360-6957 or email RSVP@tampabaybeaches.com.
In celebration of National Tourism Week, the TBBCoC will bring chamber members together for a day of fun in the sun and some friendly, healthy competition. Games will include a sand sculpture contest, water balloon toss, the dolphin relay race and – new this year – the silly spin relay.
Upon conclusion of the games, there will be a pizza party. The winning team will be awarded the Spirit of Hospitality Cup.
Teams of 10 may register for $200, which includes their logo on the T-shirt and banner. Individuals may register for $15 and join a team of their fellow chamber members. All registrants will receive a T-shirt and enjoy a pizza party.
ST. PETE BEACH – Organic produce is available every week at the Sunday Market at the Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd.
The open-air market is presented Sundays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the center. The park boasts a wide variety of vendors and live music.
TREASURE ISLAND – The Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce is going retro with plans to bring back the Robby’s Pancake House pancake breakfast Sunday, May 19, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Treasure Island Community Center.
A pancakes and sausage breakfast with all the fixings is $10. Complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa will be available.
Purchase tickets at the Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce, 144 107th Ave., or call 360-4121 for additional information.