Window on Pinellas, March 6
TARPON SPRINGS – The premiere of the documentary, “Dancing as One: The Greek Community of Tarpon Springs,” will be held at 7 p.m., March 14, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral’s Spanos/Pappas Community Center, 348 N. Pinellas Ave.
The 50-minute production was created by local videographer Kosta Lekkas and director Eleni Christopher-Lekkas, with the production assistance of the city’s Curator of Arts and Historical Resources, Tina Bucuvalas and public television consultant, Christopher Holmes.
The documentary features several individuals whose lives are intertwined with the local culture, such as sponge fishing, religious customs, music and dance.
The documentary and accompanying panelists will also be featured as the closing film of the Tarpon Arts Film Festival on Sunday, June 30 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center.
Tarpon art festival
TARPON SPRINGS – The annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival On The Bayou is back March 9-10 and volunteer opportunities are still available.
Volunteers receive free admission to both days of the event, a drink ticket, merchandise coupons and an invite to attend a special volunteer “Thank You” picnic.
There are three time slots on both days for various volunteer positions: 8-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, and 9:30 a.m. to noon, 12-3 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 10.
LARGO – The Florida Bicycle Association has designated the month of March as Florida Bike Month.
Events will be held throughout the state to introduce bicycling to new riders, cultivate the local bicycling culture and showcase the health and wellness benefits of bicycling.
Forward Pinellas, in its role as the Metropolitan Planning Organization, will host its third annual Bike Your City event in Largo, beginning at 8 a.m., March 8, at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The free event is a 9-mile ride that will explore the Largo community by bike. Equipment will be available for bike tune-ups and Publix will provide refreshments and free t-shirts to all participants.
Riders are asked to RSVP by registering at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bike-your-city-largo-tickets-56359669288.
TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer from 5-6:30 p.m., March 13, at Wine at the Docks, 828 Dodecanese Blvd.
Wine and light appetizers will be served at the event for chamber members to mingle.
For more information on Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce events, call 727-937-6109.
TARPON SPRINGS – Rumours, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, will play at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., March 16.
A month after the real Fleetwood Mac brought their farewell tour to Tampa’s Amalie Arena, Rumours will be on stage in Tarpon Springs capturing the dynamic energy of the legendary classic rock band.
Tickets cost $40 for general admission and $35 for Tarpon Arts members. To purchase tickets or for more information on this event and upcoming performances, go to www.TarponArts.org or call 727-942-5605.
St. Patrick’s Day party
EAST LAKE – St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and Wentworth Golf Club will host its annual day-long party to celebrate the holiday.
Guests to the Mulligans St. Patrick’s Day Bash may attend from noon to 10 p.m., March 17. A $5 cover charge will be required after 1 p.m.
Live entertainment will be performed all day and the event is family friendly. Drink specials will be available as well as an Irish buffet.
The Going for the Green Golf Tournament, a two-player scramble, will begin earlier in the day at 9 a.m. Non-members may join for $60, Ace Loyalty Card and Paradise Card members may participate for $50 and full members to Wentworth play for $40.
Contact the Golf Shop for more information by calling 727-942-4760.
TARPON SPRINGS – St. Petersburg College’s Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is featuring the exhibit “Unexpected – Art by Alternative Means,” a collaboration created by Nathan Beard, Akiko Kotani and Rob Tarbell.
An opening reception for the exhibition was held Feb. 23 and the pieces will be on display until May 19.
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 E. Klosterman Road, can be contacted at 727-712-5762.
—Suncoast News staff