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• Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tarpon Springs Fiction Writers
TARPON SPRINGS – Tarpon Springs Fiction Writers, July 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E. Lemon St. The Tarpon Springs Fiction Writers is a critique group for dedicated writers of fiction.

Members do not have to be published but must be actively engaged in writing a novel or short story. For additional information, call David at 942-9540 or Gino at 808-0290.
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Tea with Terry
LARGO – The ongoing series Tea with Terry is presented Wednesdays, 3 to 4 p.m., at Serenity Gardens Memorial Park Administration Building, Gathering Room, 13401 Indian Rocks Road.

The Tea with Terry series provides an opportunity for attendees to discuss preplanning final arrangements. Call 595-2914.  
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Aquatic fitness classes
ST. PETE BEACH – The St. Pete Beach Recreation Department is again offering aquatic fitness classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 10 to Sept. 22, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.

The cost is $5 for St. Pete Beach residents and $6 for nonresidents. Silver Sneakers members are welcome. Aquatic fitness provides muscle toning and a cardio workout with the benefits and support of the water.
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Barks for Books
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – Children who need help reading can get help from Agape and reading therapy dog and his friend Belle at Barks for Books Wednesdays, 1 p.m., at the Indian Rocks Beach Library, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. Call 596-1822.
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Boating Skills and Seamanship
DUNEDIN – A “Boating Skills and Seamanship” class conducted by the Dunedin flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary begins July 20 and consists of five two-hour sessions.

Classes are held at the Coast Guard Auxiliary classroom at the Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St. Class times are 7-9 p.m. on weeknights and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Subsequent sessions will be held July 22, 25, 27, and 29.

The class, which is taught twice a year, is designed for both novice and experienced boaters. Basic seamanship topics to be covered include boating emergencies, navigation, safe boat operation and legal requirements.

To receive instructional materials before the beginning of class, register by July 15. The $50 course fee will be discounted $5 for two or more people who sign up together. Participants who complete the course will receive Florida Boater Safety Certification Cards.

For more information, call Brenda Shiffer at 736-1191 or email
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City Power Toastmasters Club meeting
ST. PETERSBURG – The City Power Toastmasters Club, a nonprofit communication and leadership club, meets Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. at the Municipal Services Building, One Fourth St. N., Sixth Floor, Room 600.  

The club teaches self-confidence and skills to help listen, think, speak and gain leadership qualities. Participants gain poise, positive body language and speak more easily.  

Guests are welcome to visit for free with no pressure to join.  

For more details, call 893-7918.
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Faith in Real Life discussion group
LARGO – The Faith in Real Life discussion group will meet Wednesdays, June 17 through Aug. 19, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave.

The church invites all adults to its new Faith in Real Life discussion group. The sessions will feature coffee, dessert and discussions of the questions of faith that challenge individuals in today’s modern world.

The group will discuss a new topic each week. Childcare will be provided. For information, call 584-8165.  
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Largo Toastmasters meeting
LARG0 – Largo Star Toastmasters Club 5933 invites new members to its weekly meeting on Wednesdays, 12:05 to 1:05 p.m., at the Young Rainey Star Center, 7887 Bryan Dairy Road No. 120 in Largo.

The club is open to all residents and workers in the Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole areas.

A Toastmasters club provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their oral communication and leadership skills. Come watch as members present speeches, develop leadership skills by serving in various club positions and participate in Table Topics sessions in a relaxed yet structured one-hour setting.

For more information, call John Rouisse at 488-8010 or email
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Madeira Beach Open Air Market
MADEIRA BEACH – The Madeira Beach Open Air Market is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday. The market features local vendors, hands-on owners and operators, including growers, gourmet foodies and artists and crafters.

The market is open October through July each Wednesday on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and the Tom Stuart Causeway. Admission is free and leashed pets are welcome. For further information, visit
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Master Gardeners on duty
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County Master Gardeners provide solutions for all types of questions concerning garden, lawn and landscape care on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through mid-November, at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor.

Master Gardeners also will be available on Fridays, June 5 and 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. The help desk is available on a first-come, first-served basis, but to assist with staffing, registration is requested. To register, visit /e /master-gardener-lawn-and-garden-help-desk-tickets-14241850759.
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Rotary Club of Palm Harbor meeting
PALM HARBOR – The Rotary Club of Palm Harbor meets Wednesdays at noon at Leo’s Italian Grill, 33286 U.S. 19 N. For more information, contact Tara Still at 577-8145.
LARGO – Make a Splash with Largo’s Itty Bitty Splashtime every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Aug. 14, 9:35 to 10:35 a.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave.

Parents can spend quality time with their preschool-aged children in a safe and playful aquatic environment. Enjoy the slides, sprays, zero depth pool area and much more. Moms clubs are welcome.

The cost is $1.50 per person. Children not potty-trained must wear a plastic swim diaper under their bathing suit. For more information, call 518-3016 or visit
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Youth woodworking classes
ST. PETERSBURG – The Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd St. N., is offering a summer woodworking class for youth ages 11-15 Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $30. Call 893-7150.

Participants will learn the use of carpentry hand tools including saws, drills and sanders. Each participant will complete an individual project by following a design, cutting the wood materials, assembling the parts and applying finishing touches with instructor mentoring.

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• Thursday, July 30, 2015
Aquatic fitness classes
ST. PETE BEACH – The St. Pete Beach Recreation Department is again offering aquatic fitness classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 10 to Sept. 22, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.

The cost is $5 for St. Pete Beach residents and $6 for nonresidents. Silver Sneakers members are welcome. Aquatic fitness provides muscle toning and a cardio workout with the benefits and support of the water.
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Book Time at Brooker
TARPON SPRINGS – Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursday, July 30, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road.

Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read.

Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit
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Community Health Fair
TARPON SPRINGS – The Citizens Alliance for Progress will host its annual Community Health Fair on July 30, co-sponsored by Florida Hospital North Pinellas and the GFWC Woman’s Club of Tarpon Springs. The event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Union Academy Family Center, 401 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

The Community Health Fair includes a free back-to-school physical for children grades kindergarten through 8th grade, a free “healthy meal,” health and wellness information and adult health screenings.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and must pre-register at 943-3600. Each pre-registered child will also receive a free backpack with school supplies.
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Life Solutions Center lunch-and-learn
LARGO – A lunch-and-learn session will be presented Thursday, July 30, noon to 1:30 p.m., in the fourth floor lounge at the Life Solutions Center at Diagnostic Clinic, 1302 Second Ave. SW.

The program will explore community services and resources. To RSVP, call 584-7706, ext. 3870, or email

When life brings unexpected changes, there is a vast amount of community resources available to help. Many people are unaware that anything from transportation, medication management, veterans’ benefits, relocation, housing, insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, home ownership), financial planning, caregiving services and support may be within the reach of a phone or email.

Ginny Moore will facilitate the presentation. Moore is an advocate and geriatric care manager specializing in elder care with her company, Advocacy4Aging. She will talk about the community resources available to residents in Pinellas County. Handouts will be provided for everyone.
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Oil painting classes
INDIAN SHORES – Oil painting classes are held Thursdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m., at the Indian Shores Municipal Building, 19305 Gulf Blvd.

Classes are for both beginners and the more experienced intermediate artists. New students begin with basic fundamentals and move toward working independently from their own photographs or subject matter. Class time consists of a demo, an instructional time, painting time, and  critique time. Instructor Betsy Schoepf works with each student individually.

Students will learn about paints, brushes, color mixing, composition, and all of the basics needed to form a foundation in traditional oil painting.  Individual creativity is emphasized.

The class fee is $25 per session. The class is continuous. No membership is necessary. For more information, call 595-1083 or email
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Puppet Show
TARPON SPRINGS – Puppet Show, July 30, 3 to 4 p.m., at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E. Lemon St. Youth Services Program. Ages 2 and up. Join Youth Services staff and volunteers for some of our favorite stories and some rip-roaring fun.
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SPCA Yappy Hour
ST. PETERSBURG – SPCA Tampa Bay will host a Yappy Hour event Thursday, July 30, 5 to 7 p.m., at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, 400 Beach Drive NE.

Attendees will have an opportunity to enjoy free “yappetizers,” a buffet and drink specials while learning about SPCA Tampa Bay’s upcoming 3K Pet Walk.

For information, visit or call 586-3591.
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