Entertainment Calendar, Aug. 9
Published: August 9, 2012
Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center (330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin) — Square dancing with Allen and Rosie Snell, 6:30-9 p.m. Cost is $6; Monday: Starlight Dances, featuring the Ellis Hale Band, 7-9 p.m. Cost is $6; Tuesday: Happy Taps with Nelli Kellogg, 3:15-4:30 p.m. Cost is $3 for members, $4 for nonmembers. (727) 298-3299.
Moose Lodge 1429 (1936 Abacus Road, Holiday) — Rib Night, 5-8 p.m.; Friday: Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m. Music by T.J. Brinson, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday: Beer-can chicken, 5-8 p.m., music by Cosmic Voodoo, 8:30-11 p.m.; Monday: Music by Paul E, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesday: All-you-can-eat tacos and music by Joel and Lynn, 7-10 p.m. (727) 937-9030.
The Arlene Tracht for Honorary Mayor fundraiser to benefit the Jessica Dover Foundation and the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation will be held 6:30-9 p.m. at the Thirsty Marlin, 1023 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. Call (727) 784-4287
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts (1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa) — M.A.D. Theatre presents the laugh-out-loud musical "Avenue Q" at 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 19. For information call (813) 229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org.
SATURDAY, AUG. 11
PostcardMania has teamed up with the Community Learning Center to hold a charity casino night, "Let Loose for Literacy," at 7 p.m. at 2145 Sunnydale Blvd., Clearwater. The fundraiser will include a poker tournament, casino games, a cash bar, prizes and food. For information, call (800) 628-1804.
The Artists' Faire, 111 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs, will present a "Dog 'Daze' of Summer" event from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Canine art by gallery artists will be featured, including ceramics, painting and photographs. Photographer J. David Wright will take photographs of owners and their pooches, free of charge, from noon until 2 p.m. and there will be treats for both the four-legged and two-legged visitors. Call (727) 934-2952.
MONDAY, AUG. 13
The Pastel Society of Tampa Bay's Summer Art Show will be displayed at Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St. W., from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through the end of August. Original pastel paintings will be on display throughout the building and will be for sale, too. For information, contact Lorraine Potocki at (727) 446-8791.
Young musicians wanted for jazz band — Saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums, bass or guitar players 15 and younger may be eligible to join Sonny LaRosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band. No experience is needed, just the desire to perform with what is known as the "Best Band of Its Kind in the World." For information contact LaRosa at (727) 725-1788 or visit www.sonnylarosa.com.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15
The Witch's Brew (1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor) — "B'witching Wednesdays" features reggae and jazz music by Bonnie Bowers from noon until 1:30 p.m. (727) 423-1224.
Ruth Eckerd Hall (1111 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater) — Meat Loaf concert with special guest Katrina, 7:30 p.m. For information, call (727) 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.
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