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    Happenings

    By EILEEN SCHULTE

    © St. Petersburg Times, published April 6, 2001


    DANCE CONCERT: The CoMotion Dance Theatre, St. Petersburg Junior College's resident dance company, will present a spring concert at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the fine arts auditorium, Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 341-4686.

    BUNNY TALES: The Frog Prince Center Players will present a puppet show, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and Frank Lakus will present his Bunny Magic Show beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Frog Prince Puppetry Arts Center & Theatre, in The Arcade, 210 S Pinellas Ave., No. 158, Tarpon Springs. After the shows, children can enjoy a "make a rabbit" puppet workshop. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Seating is limited. Call (727) 942-2222.

    YARD SALE: The All-American Sertoma Club will hold its third annual yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army headquarters, 1625 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. Proceeds benefit Pinellas County non-profit organizations.

    SONGBIRD FESTIVAL: Join the Clearwater Audubon Society as it takes a trip to the Lakeland Songbird Festival featuring bird walks, native plant walks, a presentation concerning the rehabilitation of injured birds and xeriscape gardening. Participants should meet in the park and ride lot behind the Bombay Bicycle Club in the Clearwater Mall parking lot, U.S. 19 and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 786-2764.

    JOUST DO IT: Want to get into the 22nd annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival for free? It will only cost you a bit of blood. All festivalgoers who participate in Florida Blood Services Bloodletting drive will not only get in for free, but will get a "Joust Do It -- Donate Blood" T-shirt and a cholesterol check (donors must be 17 or older and weigh at least 100 pounds). The drive will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in front of the village gates, 400 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call toll-free at 1-(800) 68-BLOOD.

    SUNSETS AT PIER 60: Celebrate a daily festival of arts, crafts and entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pier 60 Pavilion, Clearwater Beach. Tonight, Bombed Out Cat (swing) will perform; Saturday is Willie Lomax Blues Review (blues); Sunday, the Island Boys (Caribbean sounds). Free.

    THIS WEEKEND AT CLUB MORE: Tonight, Presence and another band not yet announced will play; Saturday, Purple Mustard, The Gita and Barely Pink will rock the house. Doors open at 8 p.m. Cover charge is $5. Club More is at 703 Franklin St., Clearwater. Call (727) 466-6673.

    ART RECEPTION: An opening reception for Kiaralinda & Todd's Whimsical Wire Garden Party featuring wire sculptures by Todd Ramquist and Kiaralinda (no last name provided) will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Painted Fish Gallery, 350 Main St., Dunedin. Refreshments served. The exhibit will run through May 13. Call (727) 736-0934.

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