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Craft beer expo, aquatic center treasure hunt among events


Cask ales in spotlight at Craft Beer Expo

This year's Craft Beer Expo will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. Organizers are filling the hall with cask ales for your tasting. Cask-conditioned beer is pure, unfiltered and unpasteurized beer served from a cask without an additional nitrogen or CO2 tank being added. There will also be live music and food available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation. $35 (includes a tasting glass). For more information, call (941) 228-1469 or visit

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Thursday night Jannus party gets started at 7

Thursday night's courtyard party at Jannus Live offers activities, drink specials and live music. Thursday Night Hang begins at 7 p.m. and keeps rockin' until 3 a.m. at 16 Second St. N. Events include a Guitar Hero tournament on stage with a big-screen and big sound, beer pong, ping pong, darts and cornhole. Free. For more information, call (727) 565-0551.


Hunt for treasure, visit krewe at aquatic center

Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave, Largo, will hold Splash's Treasure Hunt on Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. children ages 10 and younger can enjoy age-group treasure hunts, and all ages can take advantage of a special four-hour swim session and visit with Ye Mystic Krewe of the Santa Margarita Pirates. Hot dogs, Chick-fil-A sandwiches, and lots of door prizes will be given away. The cost is $5 for residents, $6 for nonresidents (both with a Largo recreation card); $9 for those without a recreation card. For more information, call (727) 518-3018 or visit


Beach Art Center has something to show, tell

The Beach Art Center of Indian Rocks Beach will hold a meet and greet at the McDonald's at 13875 Walsingham Road in Largo from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Ronald McDonald will be on hand along with the antique fire engine from the Indian Rocks Beach Volunteer Firemen's Association. Art works created by kids this summer at the Center's Kreative Kids Art Camp will also be on display. The program's aim is to raise awareness for the center's art programs including summer camp for youth and year-round art classes for adults. The event is free. For more information, call (727) 596-4331.


Learn the ins and outs of city government

Citizens' Academy gives residents and business owners a firsthand look at the operations that keep Largo running. Academy participants will tour key facilities, learn the challenges facing future development, talk with leaders about issues and events affecting Largo and work side by side with city staff members to learn about the functions they serve. This fall's session will have a special business focus featuring talks with city commissioners, learning about downtown development and ways to make your business safe.

The program begins Sept. 12. Classes will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 5. Continuing education credits will be offered. Applications for the academy can be found online at Application deadline is Aug. 20. For more information, call (727) 587-6710.

Craft beer expo, aquatic center treasure hunt among events 07/19/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 11:25am]
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