Italian classes will be held by the Order Sons of Italy in America on the first and third Thursday of September, October and December. In November, it will be held on the third and fifth Thursday. Beginner classes will be held at 5 p.m. and intermediate classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Advanced classes will be held, 10:30 a.m., at The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St. The cost is $40 for the year. For more information, call Mildred Cooper at 727-787-3344.
A “Maritime Traditions” reception, a mini-exhibit, will be held, 6:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane in Craig Park. The exhibit will show local maritime skills, occupations and equipment. There will also be artifacts from the local sponge, shrimp, crab, fishing and boat building industries. Brendan Burke, an author and archaeologist, will present “Florida’s Fleet: A Boatbuilding and Fishing Legacy from the First Coast,” at 7 p.m. Visit www.tarponarts.org for more information.
Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St., will hold Classic Radio Show Thursday, 2 p.m. Attendees will listen to episodes of “Bold Venture” and “The Scarlet Pimpernel.” Call 727-943-4922 or visit tarponspringslibrary.org for more information.
Gentle Yoga with Dawn will be held at noon at Yoga Shakti Center for Wellness, 2625 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. This program was moved offsite due to the East Lake Community Library construction. This program is for ages 16 and up. The cost is $5 per session. Call 727-773-2665 for more information.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., for ages 3 to 5; Computer Class: Outlook/Live/MSN/Hotmail Email, 11 a.m.; Genealogy Assistance, 1-3 p.m.; Tech Time, 2-4 p.m. Appointments are required for 45-minute sessions; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for elementary and middle school age youth; Coffee with Cops, 4 p.m. Meet the local deputies. Call 727-298-3080.
Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs): “Family Fun Friday Mornings,” 10-11 a.m. Wear closed-toed shoes; Feature Creature Series: Snakes, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. Register for either event at brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com Visit brookercreekpreserve.com for more information.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Dunedin Writers Group, 9:30 a.m. Open to serious writers; Yoga Kids, 11 a.m., for ages 2 to 5. Call 727-298-3080.
East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Friday Family Fun Night, 6-8 p.m. Families play glow-in-the-dark games, activities and make crafts. Registration required. Call 727-773-2665.
An AARP Driver Safety Course will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. This course is for drivers over 50. This course will teach rules of the road and skills needed to drive safely. The fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Fees are payable by check in class. To register, call 727-724-1525, ext. 4107, or visit online at www.safetyharborlibrary.com.
Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs): Our Wildest Place Guided Hike, 9-10:30 a.m.; Tampa Bay: Paradise Lost (And Found Again,) from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Presentation led by Andy Fairbanks of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program for National Estuaries Week. Register at brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Visit brookercreekpreserve.com for more information.
Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St., will hold “Cinema Saturday,” 2 p.m. Watch a newly released to DVD movie. Call 727-943-4922 or visit tarponspringslibrary.org for more information.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): SHINE: Medicare Basics Seminar, 10 a.m.; Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., for families. Call 727-298-3080.
Let the Good Times Roll: Family Bowling Day, 2-4 p.m. at Maple Lakes Countryside, 27867 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Presented by East Lake Community Library Foundation. Check in starts at 1:30 p.m. There will also be prize drawings. The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children under 16. The cost includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, soft drinks and snacks. Bowl for free with individual purchase of “Shelf of Myself.” Register at elclfoundation.org/bowling.
Pre-diabetes and diabetes management class will be held, 10:30 a.m. until noon, at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Presented by Mary Gynn, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.P.H. The cost is $3 for members and $4 for nonmembers. Call 727-298-3299.
Watercolor Wonders will be held, 6-8:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month through September, at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Presented by C.W. Petit. Learn the basic techniques of watercolor. Supplies provided. The cost is $15 for members and $22 for nonmembers. For required registration, call 727-298-3299.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Baby & Me Story Time, 10 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Dani Brahm: Downsize to the Right Size, 6 p.m. Learn organizing tips. Call 727-298-3080.
Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): Senior Tech: “Smartphone 101,” 2 p.m. Registration required; “DNA and Shared Matches,” 6:30 p.m. The lecture will cover DNA testing for genealogy. Call 727-943-4922 or visit tarponspringslibrary.org for more information.
East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Fiber Arts, 1-3 p.m. This group is focused on quilting, but all needlework artists are welcome. Bring a project to share. Call the library for offsite location. Call 727-773-2665.
Computer Basics One will be held 10 a.m. until noon, through Oct. 4, at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Not for Mac-Apple users. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For required registration, call 727-298-3299.
American Legion Palm Harbor: Post 46 meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month, at 222 E. Tarpon Ave. American Legion Tarpon Springs: Post 46 meets at the same time and place. Call 727-487-5402.
East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): SHINE Medicare Help from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Registration required for one-hour session. Call 727-773-2665.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Bilingual Story Time, 10 a.m. Hispanic Heritage Month; Film, 2 p.m.; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for elementary and middle school students; Chess Club, 5-7 p.m., for adults; Contemporary Book Club, 7 p.m. Topic: “Washington Square,” by Henry James. Call 727-298-3080.
East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enjoy free apple treats and apple-themed giveaways; Computer Chat with Paul, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Bring your own laptop to ask questions. Each appointment is one hour. Registration is required at the library. There is a $10 refundable cash deposit and cancellations must be made 48 hours before appointment to receive full refund. Call 727-773-2665.
Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): SHINE: Free Medicare Counseling. Call for appointment; Toddler Time Story Time, 10:30 a.m., for children 18 to 36 months; Music Mash, 11:30 a.m., for ages 5 and under; Teen Carte Blanche, 4 p.m. Ages 12 to 18 create art; Literacy Council Conversation Club, 5:45 p.m. Call 727-298-3080.
Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St., will hold “Crafterspace,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring any craft to work on. Adult coloring pages and coloring pencils will be provided. Call 727-943-4922 or visit www.tarponspringslibrary.org for more information.
The Blinded Golf Clinic, in honor of National Blind Sports Day, will be held, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Tarpon Woods Golf Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. There is no charge. To register, call the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind Port Richey, 727-815-0303, or call the golf club at 727-784-7606 and ask for Diane.