🌱 Blue Jays Opening + Filming a New Movie Downtown

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Happy Wednesday, Dunedin! Here’s everything you need to know in town today.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Cloud and sun intervals. High: 83 Low: 73


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Here are the top 3 stories in Dunedin today:

  1. Actor Dean Cain, best known for playing the Man of Steel in the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Supermanwill be filming in Dunedin. Cain will play the town’s mayor in the children’s family adventure movie titled RADAR: The Adventures of the Bionic Dog. The film tells the story of a mad scientist who invents a bionic dog to find pirate treasure off Florida. Filming begins today and will continue through the end of the month in Dunedin and Safety Harbor. (press shot)
  2. The Dunedin Blue Jays will host their home opener on Friday, April 8 at TD Ballpark. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. with a fireworks display to follow around 9:15 p.m. The first 500 fans will receive a mystery item. In the past, the range of gifts included signed baseballs, bobbleheads and more! Fans will also take home a magnetic calendar to keep at home to plan their next trip to the TD Ballpark. Tickets start at just $8! (milf)
  3. Dunedin celebrates National Library Week by remembering the history of the library. The Dunedin Public Library is the oldest public library in Pinellas County dating back to 1895. It all started small when a wintering, Christopher B. Button, presented 200 books to Dunedin “for public use”. Bouton’s brother owned the Town Assembly Hall and transferred ownership to the Dunedin Library Association for the purpose of housing a public library and free reading room. The building became known as Library Hall and was located in what is now known as Edgewater Park. Read the full article to learn more about the history of our library! (Dunedin patch)

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Today in Dunedin:

  • Canasta at the Hale Senior Activity Center (11:15 a.m.)
  • Chair volleyball at the Hale Senior Activity Center (1:00 p.m.)
  • PACK-A-SNACK Packing Event at HOB Brewing (7:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Reminder: The Dunedin Public Library will be hosting a virtual event Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Sharon Koskoff. Koskoff is a pioneer of public art and has painted over 350 murals in Palm Beach County public schools and other public spaces. Attendees will experience the creativity found in WPA-style murals from the 20th century through the present and explore how recent graffiti-style “street art” murals adorn our Florida neighborhoods and take us on a journey into the future. Click the Friday link to join the discussion. (Facebook | Event link)
  • Dunedin Parks & Recreation will hold its annual Bunny Brunch this Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at the Dunedin Community Center. This event will include brunch, crafts, games, an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. It is designed for children up to four years old. Today is the last day to buy tickets at the early bird price! (Facebook | Dunedin Government)
  • Thursday, April 7 is the last day you can register your child between the ages of four and ten for the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. The event will take place this Saturday between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center. Registration can be done online or in person. (Facebook| Dunedin Government)

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That’s all for today. I’ll join you early tomorrow morning with your next update!

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