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• Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016
About Boating Safely class
CLEARWATER – United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater will offer its About Boating Safely class on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13-14, 8 a.m., on the second floor of the Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, on the Morton Plant Hospital Campus, 455 Pinellas St.

This is the first class for this year and will include the dangers of hypothermia and winter boating. Unlike Internet courses, certified USCGAUX instructors who can answer questions and share their experiences on local waters teach the ABS class.

Topics include Boating Emergencies, Know Your Boat, Getting Underway, Navigating, Operating Your Boat Safely and Legal Requirements. All graduates receive a Florida State Certification Card. Materials cost $35.

For information and registration, call Leslie Long at 727-469-8895, or email auxboatingclass@gmail.com.
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Antique and collectible glass show and sale
LARGO – Antique and collectible glass is expected to be at the annual show and sale of the Sparkling Clearwater Depression Glass Club on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14 at the Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 13 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14. Admission is $5, which is good for both days. Parking is free.

Numerous types of glass will be for sale, including American-made art glass, carnival glass, depression glass and pattern glass. China, pottery, dinnerware and kitchenware spanning the decades from the 1880s into the 1960s also will be available.

Booths will offer books for sale, glass repair and glass identification. Door prizes totaling $1,000 will be given away.

For more information, call Tom Campbell, 727-725-2069, or visit clearwaterdepressionglassclub.com.
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LARGO – Breakfast is served on second Sundays, 8:30 to 11 a.m., at American Legion Post 119, at 130 First Ave. SW. in Largo. The cost is $5 and includes eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, juice and coffee.
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Corey Sunday Market
ST. PETE BEACH – The popular Corey Avenue Sunday Market is open Sundays, October through May, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The market, features 50 to 80 vendors who sell a variety of locally produced and homemade items including produce, plants, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, hand crafts, eco-friendly and fair trade products.

This season will be the second that Tampa Bay Markets has managed the market in conjunction with the Corey Avenue Business Association.

For more details, visit www.TampaBayMarkets.com or on Facebook at Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St Pete Beach.

The market is located on Corey Avenue between Boca Ciega Avenue and Gulf Boulevard.
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Honeymoon Island guided walks
DUNEDIN – Guided walks will be offered Oct. 14 through April 1 at Honeymoon Island State Park, 1 Causeway Blvd.

Hikes are offered Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. The hikes are free with paid park admission of $8 per carload. Call 738-2903.

Attendees taking part in Friday beach walks should meet at the South Beach Pavilion at 11 a.m. Those taking part in Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday Osprey Trail Walks should meet at the picnic area.

For information, visit www.islandparks.org /naturecenter /programs.htm.
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Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market
Indian Shores Sunday Morning Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the end of April on the grounds of the Town of Indian Shores Municipal Center at 19305 Gulf Blvd.

Paddleboard yoga
ST. PETE BEACH – Residents will have an opportunity to strengthen their core and find relaxation on the water with paddleboard Yoga at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center. Classes are held on Sundays at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and on Mondays at 7:30 p.m.

The class is good for first-time paddlers or those looking to expand their existing practice. Each class will include basic paddling instruction and gentle yoga on the water. Reservations are required. Limited space is available.

The cost is $15 for St. Pete Beach residents or $17 for a nonresident. To reserve your spot call the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center at 363-9264.

For a full list of aquatic classes visit www.spbrec.com.
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Refugee support ceremony
CLEARWATER – Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services and neighbors will participate in a ceremony to show support for refugees on Sunday, Feb. 14, 12:30 p.m., at Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road.

The UUC will host the ceremony to hang a banner stating that “Our Community Welcomes Refugees” on the wall outside the church.

“It seems fitting on the day of love people should show their love and resist the hate and fear that has victimized those who have already been victimized,” organizers said in a press release.

For information, email the Rev. Patrice Curtis at revpatrice@uuc.org or call 727-531-7704.
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Sunday Musicale
SEMINOLE – Ray Kamalay will perform at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N., Sunday, Feb. 14, 3 p.m., as part of the library’s Sunday Musicale series.

Kamalay performs a variety of styles, including ragtime, classical, Celtic, jazz, country, blues, spirituals, vaudeville and more. This free event, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, is open to the public. Email friends@myseminole.com for more information.
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Valentine’s Day concert
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – A Valentine’s Day concert will be presented Sunday, Feb. 14, 3 p.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church, 1615 First St.

Performing will be soprano Lee Tong. Arthur Goetze will be playing the piano and Lou Kleinman will accompany on the flute.

There is no admission charge but a free-will offering will be collected. Proceeds will support the church’s music ministry and the Beach Community Food Pantry.
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Yoga with Amanda
DUNEDIN – Yoga with Amanda is being offered at the Dunedin Community Garden every second Sunday, 4 to 5 p.m., at Eagle Scout Park, 1040 Virginia St.

The program, which began Nov. 8, is a donation-based class to benefit the garden. This yoga is for all levels. Attendees should bring a blanket or yoga mat.

For information, email gardenmanager@dunedincommunitygarden.com.

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• Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
AARP Tax-Aide
SAFETY HARBOR – AARP Tax-Aide is available at the Safety Harbor Public Library through April 15. Hours of assistance are Mondays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Appointments are not accepted for this first come, first served assistance. AARP recommends bringing your previous year’s tax return and social security card. Tax-Aide is held in the library meeting room and is accessible from the parking lot at the south end of the building.

For more information, please call 727-724-1525, ext. 4112. The library is located at 101 Second St. N., Safety Harbor, FL 34695.
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Afternoon Matinee at the Senior Center
PINELLAS PARK – The Senior Center, 7625 59th St. N., will show a newly released movie on Monday in February at 2 p.m. Cost is $1 for members and $2 for non-members. Price includes popcorn. Attendees are also encouraged to bring their own snacks.

For ages 50 and older. Call 727-369-5694.

February’s movie lineup includes: Feb. 15, “Truth;” Feb. 22, “The Martian;” and Feb. 29, “The Intern”
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Beef ‘O’Brady’s Trivia Night
SEMINOLE – Beef‘O’Brady’s, 1-799 Park Blvd. N., now offers Trivia Night every Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. The winning team receives a $50 gift certificate. There will be a $5.49 burger with fries special every Monday night. To register a team, call Angel or Mike at 393-2880.
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Council of North County Neighborhoods meeting
PALM HARBOR – The Council of North County Neighborhoods, or CNCN, is inviting the public to learn more about the Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, also called PHCSA, Monday, Feb. 15, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St.

The event is free and open to the public.

The PHCSA board oversees recreation programs and libraries in Palm Harbor and East Lake. The event will feature an overview of the agency by board President Rex Haslam, President of the PHCSA Board of Directors.

This will be followed by brief presentations from Gene Coppola, director of the Palm Harbor Library; Erica Lynford, director of Palm Harbor Recreation; Lois Eannel, director of the East Lake Community Library, and Mark Sanders, director of East Lake Recreation. Each will describe the various services and activities available to Palm Harbor and East Lake residents.

The mission of the CNCN, a nonprofit organization, is to bring together the North County’s neighborhoods to promote communication and cooperation between member organizations, to foster a sense of community and to act as a neighborhood advocate, bringing a common voice to state and county government.

For more information, call 727-771-6000.
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Craft classes at Bay Vista
ST. PETERSBURG – Bay Vista Recreation Center, 7000 Fourth St. S., offers craft classes Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. They include paper crafts, polymer clay sculpting, felting and more The cost is $30 for four classes, plus a craft fee. For more information call 893-7124 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org.
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Explore nature at Mobbly
OLDSMAR – Children ages 6 to 9 are invited to Nature Play on Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., at Mobbly Bayou Environmental Education Center, 423 Lafayette Blvd.

The cost is $20 per month with recreation card. Children will have the opportunity to play outside, explore the estuary, participate in nature-oriented games and activities, while developing an appreciation and desire to protect these fragile eco-systems.

For more information, call 813-749-1273.
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Heart health educational seminar
ST. PETERSBURG – February is heart health month and Bayfront Health St. Petersburg will host a community educational seminar Monday, Feb. 15, at noon in the Sheen Conference Center of the main hospital, 701 Sixth St. S.

Attendees will learn more about the medicines that prevent and treat heart problems. Bayfront pharmacist Sarah Marker will facilitate.

For information and/or to RSVP, call 727-895-3627 or visit www.bayfrontstpete.com /classes.
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Publix Supermarket blood drive
Select Publix Supermarket locations will host blood drives Monday, Feb. 15, 1 to 7 p.m. where donors can share their power to save lives by giving blood and enjoy a free $10 Publix gift card.

For a complete list of participating locations, visit oneblood.org /publix or call 888-936-6283. Appointments will be honored and walk-ins are welcome.

All donors will also receive a wellness check-up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening.
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Republican Club of Greater Largo meeting
LARGO – The Republican Club of Greater Largo meets on the third Mondays of the month, 6 p.m., at Alfano’s Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road. Meeting starts with dinner followed by a speaker.

The Republican Club of Greater Largo serves the entire central Pinellas area, welcoming Republicans from Belleair Bluffs, the beaches, Feather Sound and Largo. For more information, call club President Casey Cox at 480-9155.
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