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Clearwater, Oldsmar, Dunedin postpone 'snow' events

Snow events planned for Friday evening in Clearwater, Oldsmar and Dunedin have been postponed for a week due to the likelihood of heavy rain.

• The second annual "Miracle on Cleveland Street" in downtown Clearwater, featuring 40 tons of snow for children to frolic in, is postponed until the following Friday. Clearwater's holiday lighting ceremony in Station Square Park is postponed as well.

• Oldsmar's "Christmas Wonderland," in which children can slide or sled down slopes of ice at R.E. Olds Park, is postponed until the following Friday.

•Dunedin's "Old Fashioned Christmas," during which machines on Main Street will sprinkle snow flakes onto the Pinellas Trail, is postponed until Saturday, Dec. 12.

Forecasters are predicting a strong chance of heavy rain Friday and Saturday.St. Petersburg's holiday events, however, will go on as planned, city officials said Thursday.

The annual Lions Club Santa Parade will kick off 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Ave. and Fifth Street traveling east to Bayshore Drive to Fifth Avenue N. The Snowfest event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Straub Park, following the parade.

Clearwater, Oldsmar, Dunedin postpone 'snow' events 12/03/09 [Last modified: Thursday, December 3, 2009 5:44pm]
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