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Artwork drawn by colored pencil on display in Tarpons Springs

Today

A public reception for the exhibit, "It's Colored Pencil! 2010," by the Colored Pencil Society of America, Gainesville District Chapter 113, will be 2-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Free. Exhibit ends March 27. Call (727) 942-5605.

Today

Market in the park: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday through April 17 at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo. Fresh produce, seafood, honey, all-natural pet treats, hot sauces, crafts and more. Pinellas County Extension will provide educational booths. Call market manager Richard Kendler at (727) 733-4215.

Glass, china and pottery show and sale: The Sparkling Clearwater Depression Glass Club will host its 31st annual show and sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater, featuring 25 national dealers, book booth, glass repair, free glass identification and door prizes. Admission $6 per person. Free parking. Call (727) 725-2069 or visit clearwaterdepressionglassclub.com.

Celebrate Black History month: Harlem Nights Productions presents A Raisin in the Sun at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Harrison, 210 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Tickets $25. Call toll-free (888) 559-0008, e-mail sherry@harlemnightsbenefit.org or visit harlemnightsbenefit.org.

Ride the rails: Kids and adults can experience large-scale model railroading and the hobby of live steam with a ride on the Largo Central Railroad. There are approximately 1.2 miles of main line track with numerous passings running through Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The train is open first full weekend of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Donations welcome. Call (727) 585-9835.

Bird watching walk: Join Clearwater Audubon Society on a 3/4-mile walk in search of songbirds, water birds, raptors and other wildlife at 8 a.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Bring binoculars and field guides. $3 adults; $2 ages 3-12. Call (727) 518-6241.

Feng shui: Attend a free discussion on the art of harmonizing a space with Diane Gallin, certified feng shui consultant, at 11 a.m. at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3007.

Chili cook-off: The annual Tarpon Springs Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook-off and Margarita Contest will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at 111 W Lime St. and feature a car and motorcycle show, food vendors and a live band. Call (727) 938-5511 or (727) 432-0545.

Music festival: The Upper Pinellas Music Teachers Association will present its annual Betty Jennings Memorial Ensemble and Chamber Music Festival with recitals at 10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 2 p.m. at the Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. E-mail tdillahey@tampabay.rr.com.

Sunday

Steve Lawrence in concert: Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning performer Steve Lawrence will celebrate "The Great American Songbook" and perform classics by Gershwin, Porter, Berlin and more at 2 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $75, $49, and $39. Call (727) 719-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

Vibrant performers: The Degas String Quartet, one of America's finest performing ensembles, will perform selections by Hadyn, Puccini and Tchaikovsky at 4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. Tickets $20, $18 members and students. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Ice cream party: Join Camp Kadima campers, family and staff for a "super sundae" reunion party 1-3 p.m. at Pinellas County Jewish Day School, 1775 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Design an ice cream creation, enjoy craft projects and a flag football game. RSVP by calling camp director Jeff Krieger at (727) 736-1494 or e-mail campathleticgmkjc@verizon.net.

Meet the artists: Join studio artists for refreshments, conversation and a show of contemporary artwork 1-5 p.m. at Studio 1212, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Show runs through March 13. Call (727) 446-4566 or visit www.studio1212.org.

Artwork drawn by colored pencil on display in Tarpons Springs 02/05/10 [Last modified: Friday, February 5, 2010 4:50pm]
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