Saturday, February 17, 2018
News Roundup

West Coast Players Theatre holding auditions for 'The Boys in the Band'

Male auditions: Auditions will be held Sunday and Monday for West Coast Players Theatre's The Boys in the Band. The play, considered by many as a trailblazing look at life for gay men when it was first produced in the 1960s, will be presented from June 7-23. There are nine roles for males age 30 to 50 as well as one male in his early 20s. Auditions will take place at 7 p.m. both days at the theater, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. For more information, call (727) 437-2363 or visit wcplayers.org.

5K fundraiser: The Tarpon Springs High School band and color guard will provide entertainment and encouragement as runners raise money to travel to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the school, 1411 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. Cost for the 5K is $35 ($40 after April 25); 1-mile is $20 ($25 after April 25). Call (727) 487-2244 or visit tarponspringsbandontherun.com.

Abductee to speak: Tickets are on sale for the Women's Prayer Breakfast that will be held at 9 a.m. May 4 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Author Janet Tombow will share her personal story of being abducted as a child and how it affected her life. Tickets cost $12. Call (727) 584-8165

UPARC needs musicians: UPARC, an organization for adults who are developmentally challenged, is looking for volunteers to help with its expanding music program. Although specifically UPARC needs organ, piano and percussion musicians, anyone with musical talents of any kind is encouraged to apply. Helpers, who must be 18 or over, commit to one day a week on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the UPARC Clearwater campus, 1501 N Belcher Road. For more information, call (727) 799-3330, ext. 7632.

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