7 Adult Sign Language. Join us for this bi-weekly class that includes basic sign language vocabulary, daily phrases, and facts about the deaf community and culture. Free. 6 – 8 p.m. Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo, 33771. (727) 587-6715. Largo.com
8 – 11 Wizard of Oz. This cast consist of a blend of bay area professional actors across a spectrum of abilities. Dorothy, is a young girl with Down Syndrome who finds herself swept into the land of Oz surrounded by friends who are just like her. 7:30/8 or 2 p.m. (Depending on day.) $20.50, Add $5 at the door. ALS Interpreters will be provided on Friday the 8th. Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo, 33778. Call for times (727) 587 – 6751. Largo.com
10 Guided Nature Walk for Fort DeSoto Park – Beach Tour. Come out and enjoy the beauty of Fort DeSoto Park with a free one-hour nature walk great for the entire family. Nature walks wander through one of the park’s six different natural communities including Arrowhead Trail, Mangrove Tour, Campground Tour, Beach Tour, Soldier’s Hole or Bird Watch. Call the park for tour information, registration or meeting locations by calling (727) 582 – 2267 – (select option 8 from the menu.) Registration is required. 10 – 11 a.m. $5 parking fee. Fort Desoto, 3500 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, 33715. Go.activecalendar.com
105th Annual Fall Stampede. Sponsored by Chick-Fil-A and in support of the Children’s Cancer Center, the event includes a 5K Run, 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk, a Mascot Race, photo opportunities with the Chick-fil-A cows, and a post-race party in the Family Fun Zone including Chick-fil-A food, games, and great prizes. $40. 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, 601 Old Water St., Tampa, 33602 (813) 274-8615 childrenscancercenter.or… to register
11 Oz Pearlman Kicks Off The Florida Holocaust Museum 25th Anniversary. Oz Pearlman, grandson of Holocaust survivors, and recently appearing on “America’s Got Talent”. Pealman’s unique blend of mentalism and magic. Reserved $25. 2:30 p.m. The Palladium Theater at SPC, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701. (727) 822- 3590. Mypalladium.org
15 Gary Gulman. This comedian has been on Late Night Shows from Jay Leno to Jimmy Kimmel to Last Comic Standing. $35. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St, Downtown Clearwater, 33755. (727) 791 – 7400. Rutheckerdhall.com
24 Organizing Your Genealogy Research Process. Goals, questions, sources, information, evidence and conclusions. Beginners welcome! Free. 2 p.m. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Palm Harbor, 34683. (727) 264- 8525.
Oct 1 Stars and Stripes USA Celebration. Featuring the G.I. Joe Big Band Show, Dance, and salute to our troops. 8- 11 p.m. General Admission reserved seats $26 advanced, $28 night of the event, group of 10 or more get $3 off each ticket. St. Petersburg Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Call the box office at (727) 539-8371, or go online at armedforcesmuseum.com
Oct 4 The Clearwater Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars. Social hour at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and a short program. Military Officers that are active duty, retired, or former officers and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. The MOWW also welcomes new members. To make reservation for the events or to inquire about joining, call (727) 786- 5578. Belleair Country Club, One Country Club Lane, Belleair, 33756.
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