Things to do on Thursday, March 19

To do today

Win, lose, just draw Sidewalk drawing isn't child's play. As part of Chalk Walk in Old Hyde Park Village, artists will spend 21⁄2 days creating artwork in a 10- by 10-foot square of sidewalk. Tonight, you can meet the artists as they begin their pieces from 6 to 10 p.m. and enjoy live music from Urban Gypsies, or check back on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the final judging. 1622 Snow Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 221-2787. oldhydepark.com.

Forever, just today Great art is truly timeless, but artists and art lovers, of course, are mortal. Tonight, you can celebrate the opening of re:Age, an exhibit where artists reflect on age, creativity and longevity. The evening starts at 6 p.m. at NOVA 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-6682. nova535.com.

Go downtown, party down Normally downtown Tampa turns into a ghost town after 5:30 p.m. on a weekday, but stick around and get a head start on your weekend at Downtown Live After Five, featuring a free concert from Rubix Cubed. Stop by Poe Plaza (201 N Franklin St.) between Tampa City Center and the Hyatt Regency for happy-hour drink specials and some of that trademark Florida sunshine.

— Adam Newman anewman@tampabay.com

Things to do on Thursday, March 19 03/18/09 [Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2011 3:23pm]

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