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Sample the flavors of Largo at Art Hop and Taste Fest


Sample the flavors of Largo

The Greater Largo Library Foundation will host the Art Hop and Taste Fest, a showcase of local artists and businesses, on March 13.

Tickets are $25 and available at the Greater Largo Library Foundation office, the Largo Public Library and participating businesses.

Bus transportation will be provided from Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, to other stops in Largo's downtown.

Call (727) 586-7398 for more information.

Here's your chance to get the kids clothes

Another Time Around, a semi-annual consignment event featuring kid's clothing, will start its spring sale this week at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.

The event will start with an early-bird special, 8:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday. It will continue from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

During the early-bird special, the entry fee is $5. Entry is free Friday through Sunday. For information, visit

Reserve your place at table for Cracker Supper

The Largo Area Historical Society will have its 36th Annual Cracker Supper at 5:30 p.m. March 13 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo.

The cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children younger than 12. Reservations are required.

Call Elmer Williams, (727) 531-1804.

County wants advice on where to cut budget

With $60 million in reductions needed to balance the next county budget, the Pinellas County Commission is seeking feedback on which services and programs are essential and which might be reduced or eliminated.

Here is a list with times and locations of three public meetings.

• 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St.

• 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 11 at Osceola High School , 9751 98th St. N., Seminole.

• 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 18 at Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S., St. Petersburg.

Auditions for talented adults and seniors show

Auditions for Largo's Adult and Senior Idol Competition and Show will be 3-5:30 p.m. Friday and March 12 at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW.

Auditions are open to all adults and seniors.

Call Craig at (727) 518-3131 for details.

Sample jujitso at self-defense seminar

Grandmaster Harris Warren will teach the dynamics of nisei bujutsu, traditional Japanese jujitsu, at a self-defense seminar 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo.

The cost is $55 adults, $45 children, age 15 and younger. Call (727) 278-3526.

Kids invited to health, fitness extravaganza

Children of all ages can participate in a variety of free fitness games and nutrition activities 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The event also includes live entertainment, food vendors, prize giveaways, dance demos and rides on Largo Central Railroad.


Learn how to save the rain

Learn how to save rainwater in a recycled plastic barrel for later use at a rain harvesting workshop 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo.

Registration is free and required by Friday. Rain barrels will be available for $30, plus tax. Call (727) 582-2100 or visit

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