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Send audition CD to get on Largo's Battle of the Bands


Time to dust off instruments

Largo is looking for the area's best bands to compete in this year's Battle of the Bands Competition and Show, to be held from 5 to 10 p.m. March 12.

Interested local bands must submit a registration form, a $25 application fee and an audition CD to the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, by Feb. 26 to be eligible.

Registration forms can be found online at Largo CommunityCenter .com.

For more information on the requirements or registration, call (727) 518-3131 or e-mail [email protected]

Red Hat Garden Party set March 9, 10

Ladies in red hats and purple outfits will fill Ulmer Park, 301 W Bay Drive, Largo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9 and 10 for Largo's fourth Annual Red Hat Garden Party.

The Red Hat Society, a social organization founded in 1998 for women approaching the age of 50 and beyond, has more than 70,000 members worldwide.

The event is an opportunity for members of different chapters of the Red Hat Society to meet and mingle. It's also a chance for new members to join.

Tickets are $10.

Call (727)587-6740, ext. 5014, or visit

Dino's boy will sing from dad's songbook

An Evening of Dean Martin's Music will be performed by Dean's son Ricci at 8 p.m. Friday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.

Tickets are $35 VIP; $30 advance; $35 day of show; $25 group of 10 or more; $27 senior.

For tickets, call (727) 587-6793.

Bach cantata to be played on March 7

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 455 Missouri Ave., Largo, will present J. S. Bach's Cantata No. 80 "Ein Feste Burg" at 3 p.m. March 7 as part of its Art For Faith's Sake series.

The concert is being presented as a part of the church's 50th Anniversary by the combined Bach Choir of Clearwater and the Prince of Peace Choir.

The concert will also feature works for violin and pipe organ.

For information, call (727) 585-9969.

At Artists Market, come, look and buy

Partners N' Progress for the Arts and the city of Largo will hold the Largo Central Park Artists Market on March 20 and 21 inside Largo Central Park.

The art will include acrylic and oil painting, graphics, pastels, jewelry, ceramics, photography, leather, sculpture and more.

A $3,000 grand prize will be awarded as well as several other prizes totaling more than $6,000.

As part of the festival, PNP will sponsor Young at Art, a youth art competition with winners announced at 4 p.m. March 20.

Students from the surrounding area, ages 13 to 18, are encouraged to enter their art works. There is no cost for students to enter.

For information on the Young at Art competition, e-mail Sue Osborne at [email protected]

For more information on the Central Park Artists Market, e-mail the festival committee at [email protected]

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