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Largo Artist Market is this weekend at Central Park

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Art contest, festival this weekend

Partners N Progress for the Arts and the city of Largo will hold the third annual Largo Artist Market this weekend at Largo Central Park.

More than 40 artists will compete in the two-day juried art competition for a top cash prize of $3,000. Both previous Best of Show winners, Steven Gregory, a photographer in Tampa, as well as A.B. Word, an imaginative-realist painter in Wyoming, are competing again this year.

The youth division of the art festival, the Young at Art Competition, has more than 100 participants.

The Largo Artist Market also includes music, art vendors, food and beverages.

It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Get some "cuchi-cuchi" time today with Charo

Charo brings her "cuchi-cuchi'' along with her flamenco guitar to the Largo Cultural Center today for two shows.

Catch the Latin performer at 2 or 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are $35 VIP, $30 in advance, $35 day of the show, $25 senior (60+) and $26 for group tickets.

Call (727) 587-6793 or go to www.largoarts.com.

New basketball league to start April 11

The city of Largo is registering participants for its "In The Zone" basketball league.

The league starts April 11 at the Highland Complex.

Games will be held Saturday mornings.

The price for the league is $55 for residents; $68.75 for nonresidents. Call (727) 518-3022.

Wellington School's chorus, band to perform

The Wellington School's Wellington Treble Chorus and the Wellington Band will play at 4 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 1615 First Street, Indian Rocks Beach.

Admission is free, however, donations will benefit the school.

Workshop aims to raise spirits, diffuse anger

Feeling Better About Ourselves, a nonprofit organization that provides resources for those affected by depression, addiction or bipolar disorder, will hold a workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28.

Called the Toolbox of Recovery, the program will be held at the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast's Gathering Place, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Largo.

The discussion will touch upon self-worth, processing anger and emerging from codependency.

For reservations, call (727) 822-3480 or e-mail les@fbao.org.

Largo Artist Market is this weekend at Central Park 03/17/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 6:45pm]
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