Trashy Fashion: In honor of Earth Day today, eco-friendly designs hit the runway at the Largo Cultural Center. They contain no less than 75 percent recycled materials or material that would otherwise be trash. See the show at 5 p.m. at 105 Central Park Drive in Largo. $10. (727) 587-6793.
Boutique Blowout Runway Show: This spring trend preview show by Two Haute Chicks and Designer's Consigner will include light refreshments and entertainment by Valentine Productions at NOVA 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. It starts at 6 p.m. $15. (727) 821-6682.
Band Together 4 Kids Concert: Bay News 9 reporter Al Ruechel hosts a fundraising evening at the Venue, 2675 Ulmerton Road in St. Petersburg, with entertainment by the Black Honkeys, a silent auction and drink specials to benefit the Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, The Haven of RCS, Pace Center for Girls and Youth Leadership Pinellas. $20 See bandtogether4kids.net.
The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: M.A.D. Theatre of Tampa presents the musical comedy about a spelling bee. Show is at 8 p.m. at Shimberg Theater at the Straz Center, Tampa. $20. (813) 229-7827. madtheatre.com.
Kids and family
Wee-time at Weedon: This free story time, followed by a hands-on activity, will feature Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar, in which an insatiable caterpillar feasts his way through food before turning into a butterfly. It starts at 10:30 a.m. at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE in St. Petersburg. Call (727) 453-6500 to reserve your spot.
Naked Science, 9 p.m., NatGeo: Celebrate Earth Day by watching how badly human activities affect the planet. If you're not too busy watching your new Blu-Ray copy of Avatar, that is.
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