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Applications invited for Largo's Battle of the Bands


Applications invited for Battle of the Bands

Bands are invited to apply for Largo's Battle of the Bands Competition and Show scheduled for March 12. Interested local bands must submit a registration form, $25 application fee and an audition CD to the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW.

The deadline is Feb. 26.

Prizes will be awarded to the top competitors. Registration forms can be found online at

Kids' shamrock fun run to be held at Ulmer Park

The Shamrock'n Run and Clover Kids Fun Run will begin at 7 p.m. March 12 at Ulmer Park, 301 W Bay Drive, Largo. Following the races, all participants will enjoy a post-race meal and refreshments.

For race fees or to download a registration form, visit For information, call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5016, or e-mail

Tennis Night kicks off youth tennis season

On March 1, as part of United States Tennis Association's National Youth Registration Night Initiative, the Largo Tennis Center at Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, will host Tennis Night in America.

Starting at 5 p.m. March 1, parents and kids are invited to come out and help kick off the 2010 youth tennis season.

Along with tennis, there will also be pizza, prizes, games and demonstrations. The tennis center offers a variety of lessons, clinics, camps, leagues, tournaments and socials for all ages and abilities.

For information about this event, call (727) 518-3125 or visit

Fitness, nutrition the focus at Kids Fit Fest

Kids Fit Fest will be held beginning at 10 a.m on March 6. The event is designed to have kids of all ages participate in fitness games and nutrition education activities in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

The first 350 children to complete the event's fitness challenge passport will receive a Heart of Largo backpack filled with healthy goodies. The whole family will enjoy live entertainment, healthy food vendors, prize giveaways, train rides on Largo Central Railroad and demonstrations by Tutterow Dancers, Bayside Gymnastics and the Dunedin Step Team.

For more information, visit

Eco-fashion shown at "trashion" event

Organizers of the Trashy Fashion Show are inviting amateur eco-fashion designers to participate in an April 22 Earth Day event that features a runway "trashion" show at the Largo Cultural Center.

Participants are required to make wearable designs of at least 75 percent recycled or discarded items.

Individuals and groups will compete for cash prizes and the best-in-show title of trashiest designer.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the best designs in four categories: junior designer (grades K-5), teen designer (grades 6-8), high-end designer (grades 9-12) and adult designer (ages 18 and older).

Deadline for entry is March 15. Applicants can apply online at or call (727) 586-7424.

Applications invited for Largo's Battle of the Bands 02/16/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 8:22pm]
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