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    By Times staff writer

    © St. Petersburg Times, published March 16, 2001

    ROAD RACE: The 22nd annual Unicorn Communications Inc. Unicorn Classic 5K road race will be at 8 a.m. Saturday starting at Largo Central Park at the corner of Seminole Boulevard and East Bay Drive. At 9 a.m., children can participate in the Unikids Fun Runs in the park near the post-race celebration area. The late and race day registration fee is $18. Free pizza, bagels and beer for all runners. Call (727) 393-9987.

    SUNSETS AT PIER 60: Celebrate the end of the day with a festival of arts, crafts and entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pier 60 Pavilion, Clearwater Beach. Tonight, Mandalay (rock) will perform; Saturday, Orquesta Infinidad (salsa) will play; Sunday, Personal Touch (jazz) will entertain. Free.

    CONCERT: The Clearwater Community Concert Band will perform live in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Petersburg Junior College Clearwater campus in the fine arts auditorium, corner of Drew Street and Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. At 2:30 p.m., enjoy a performance by the jazz band. Free. Call (727) 799-4437.

    T-SHIRT DISPLAY DAY: The Clothesline Project of Tampa Bay features more than 1,000 T-shirts depicting woman's personal experiences with domestic violence. The shirts will be displayed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Crest Lake Park on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard. Also, victims of domestic abuse will be invited to create their own T-shirts to facilitate personal healing. Free. Call (727) 784-6384.

    SEWING SALE: Also known as the "Bring & Buy" sale, the annual American Sewing Guild Tampa Bay Chapter yard sale will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. It is considered a sewer's dream offering lots of bargains. Admission is $1.

    ART DISPLAY: Syd Entel Galleries is presenting a show called "Britto's Garden," featuring original paintings and serigraphs by Romero Britto through April 5 at the gallery, 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. Free. Call (727) 725-1808.

    ART RECEPTION: Snooty Judy's Fine Art Gallery invites you to an artist's reception for photographer Alicia Haselwood and sculptor Donna Linder from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the gallery, 514 Skinner Blvd., Dunedin. Free. The exhibit runs through May 8. Call (727) 734-9835.

    POSTER CONTEST: Attention local artists: Get your designs ready now to submit to the Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2001 poster contest. Organizers are searching for the perfect image to represent the October event, whether it's an image of a jazz band on the beach, crab claws on piano keys or a jazz bassist emerging from a clam shell a la Botticelli. Deliver your art to the Jazz Holiday Office, 210 Drew St., Drew Street Docks, Clearwater, FL 33755. Or mail them to P.O. Box 7278, Clearwater, FL 33758. The deadline is 5 p.m. April 27. The winner receives $2,000.

    ART SHOW: Enjoy an exhibit called Digital Mythology: A Celebration in Electronic Paint featuring digital fine art, giclee prints on canvas, posters and note cards from noon to sundown Sunday at the Purple Moon, 833 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Part of the "Feel Good Art Series." A portion of the proceeds benefit Hospice of Pinellas County. Call (727) 738-1540.

    GLASS ART: Susan Benjamin Glass etc. is presenting a collection of glass work by artist Christian Thirion through April 5 at Syd Entel Galleries, 247 Main St., Safety Harbor. Free. Call (727) 725-1808.

    TWO EXHIBITS: The Gulf Coast Museum of Art invites you to an opening reception for two artists, Miriam Schapiro who will display her collection called "Works on Paper; A Thirty Year Retrospective," and Roger Chamieh, who will display his collection, "Another Country," from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the museum, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo. Admission is free for members, $10 for non-members. Call (727) 518-6833, ext. 203.

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