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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Always a Bridesmaid
• “Always a Bridesmaid,” by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jessie Jones; April 17 through May 3, at West Coast Players, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $19. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org.
TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Merchants Association plans and arts and crafts festival Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard. A variety of items from jewelry to ceramics to plants to photography to paintings and homemade soap will be on sale. Admission is free.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association presents the Biggest Beach Party Ever on Saturday, April 25, 4 to 10 p.m.
This event, sponsored by Century 21 Beggins and Paramount Title, will be held on the beach just behind the Indian Rocks Beach County Park, 1700 Gulf Blvd.
Admission is free. Beer is sponsored by Crabby Bill’s, Wine is sponsored by Paradise Air. Stage and band sponsors are Discount Loans.com, Hedrick’s Roofing. Century 21 and Paramount Title.
No coolers or dogs allowed. The Biggest Beach Party Ever is a great family for bringing blankets and lawn chairs and enjoying an afternoon and evening of food, music and fun.” More information available at IRBhome.com.
The Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association, a non-profit organization, donates proceeds from its events to support local community projects and worthwhile causes.
Bluegrass at Palm Harbor Museum, Saturday, April 25, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Palm Harbor Museum, 2043 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call 738-2903. The free concert will feature a performance by the Stump Hollow Bluegrass Band. Following the concert, there will be an open jam. The museum welcomes contributions. Call 724-3054.
“Clybourne Park,” April 17 through May 3, at St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $24 for adults and $10 for students. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Call 866-1973 or visit www.spcitytheatre.org.
CLEARWATER – The St. Petersburg College CoMotion Spring Dance Concert will be presented Thursday through Saturday, April 23-25, 7:30 p.m., at St. Petersburg College Clearwater Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St.
General admission is $5. The concert is free for SPC students and staff with ID.
Celebrating its 30th season, the St. Petersburg College CoMotion Dance Theatre, directed by Nancy Smith and Cindy Hennessy, will perform several modern dance pieces in a variety of styles that are sure to captivate the audience. The directors and local guest artists from the Tampa Bay area have choreographed the performances. Established in 1985, CoMotion Dance Theatre is the resident dance company at St. Petersburg College and is locally recognized for their professional quality performances.
“Dearly Beloved,” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten; April 24 through May 3, at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Tickets are $10. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. Call 812-4530 or visit www.dunedinshowcasetheater.net.
This comedy concerns the Futrelle Sisters, and their elaborate preparations for the wedding of Frankie's daughter Tina Jo. Plans go awry as Frankie talks to her deceased mother, conspires with her sisters Twink and Honey Raye, and deals with a cantankerous wedding coordinator and Clovis Sanford's House of Meat. The citizens of Fayro, Texas have rarely seen the likes of these happenings.
“Hotbed Hotel,” by Michael Parker, March 7 through April 26, at the Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinees are Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Evening performances are Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, April 17-26, at Pier 60, 1 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students 6 to 17 years old, and $7 for seniors 55 and older. Children 4 and younger will be admitted for free.
The 10-day festival will celebrate all that is spectacular about Clearwater Beach. A thousand tons of the world famous sugar sands will be creatively carved into the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit, an artistic walk-through display in a 14,000-square-foot tent.
The event will also include a variety of other free activities. This year’s theme is classic fairy tales. Visit www.SugarSandFestival.com.
Retro Prom Night with the Original Impacs, Saturday, April 25, 7 to 11:30 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. Call 518-3131. The event will feature a mini dance lesson from 7 to 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. with music by the Original Impacs.
Tarpon Springs Touch a Truck and Open House, Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Library, 138 East Lemon St., Tarpon Springs.
The free event will feature an afternoon of prizes, food and fun. Attendees will have an opportunity to experience vehicles from fire, police and heavy equipment up close. There will be presentations and information on all the city departments.