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Published Feb. 9, 2008


Sonny La Rosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band will entertain at 7 p.m. at the Royalty Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $15, free for ages 12 and younger. Call Dru Charos at (727) 688-2345 for details.


World rhythms: The percussion group Safira Tribal Fusion will perform from 7-9 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 3 to 12, $1 for children 2 and younger. Concert held indoors during inclement weather. Call (727) 462-6024.

Classical fare: The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Hors d' oeuvres and beverages at 6:30. The cost is $5 for center members, $8 for nonmembers, $2 for children 12 and younger. Call (727) 771-6000.

Cooking healthy: Debby DeGraaff uses pears to whip up a tasty salad, soup and cobbler during the "Fruit of the Month" program at 11 a.m. at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-6703.

Free screening event: Advanced Imaging & Interventional Institute will offer free screenings to check for varicose veins, peripheral artery disease and other conditions from 9 a.m. to noon at 2730 McMullen Booth-Road, Suite 100, Clearwater. Registration required. Call (727) 791-7300 or visit

Meet the artist: "Japan Revisited," paintings and collages by James E. Sikes, will be unveiled at a reception for the artist from 6-8 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Call (727) 942-5605.

Vintage sparkle: The 29th annual Sparkling Clearwater Depression Glass Show and Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Admission is $6, good for both days. Call Tom Campbell at (727) 725-2069 or visit


Country breakfast: The Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., is hosting a fundraising breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $4 for members, $4.50 for nonmembers and $2 for children younger than 10. Call (727) 771-6000.

Morning walk: See how nature starts its day with a walk from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Closed-toe shoes required; water and hat are recommended. All ages welcome. Free. Call (727) 453-6800.

Love songs: The Sunstate Opera Society will perform favorite love songs at 3 p.m. at Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Light reception will follow. A freewill offering will be taken. Call (727) 446-3001.


Florida folk: Cracker cowboy poet Hank Mattson will illuminate the lives of Florida pioneers and cattlemen through the spoken word at 6:30 p.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Free. Call (727) 587-6715.

Musical tribute: The Largo Lions Club present Tommy Cash and his band, "The Cash Crew," who will perform more than 25 Johnny Cash songs along with stories of growing up with a famous brother at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $20 reserved, $16 per person in groups of 10 or more. Call (727) 587-6793.