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Celebrate the City’s 50th anniversary in a Community Birthday Celebration at the Coral Springs Festival of the Arts on March 16 and 17. The Ninth Annual Coral Springs Festival of the Arts will be held at The Walk on University Drive with artists, crafters, musical entertainment, literary seminars, chalk artists, a children’s area and much, much more.
The stars of the show are always the 200 plus artists and crafters from around the country presented by Howard Alan Events, Ltd. Howard Alan is the premier Art Festival promoter in the country and produces over 45 shows from coast to coast. This year’s featured art pieces are Florida Birds by Isabel Perez Salazar and 50th Anniversary by Coral Springs’ own Ezi Algazi. Originally from Egypt, Ezi has showcased paintings all over the world.
St. Patty’s Day will feature music of both the green and the orange. Irish music will be played by Avalon, followed by the House of Winston Pipe Band. Visit Mythos to see South Florida’s only Cake Decorating Challenge.
Throughout the weekend, South Florida authors will be speaking about their published works. The Festival will expand to the Northwest Regional Library for its literary seminars featuring Chris Golden, NY Times best-selling author and Michael Mayo, columnist for the Sun Sentinel. If you, or your student, are interested in writing, these free seminars are for you.
The Children’s area will feature puppet shows, Mother Goose face painting, sing-a-longs, crafts by The Coral Springs Museum of Art, and the ever-popular bubble wrap dance. For the older kids, the Festival will have UCube, a mobile video game entertainment center.
A free trolley will make parking a breeze for those who park at The Coral Springs Center for the Arts at 29th Street and Coral Springs Drive.
For more information visit www.csfoa.org, or contact the Festival at 954-340-5992.
Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs, Parkland and the rest of South Florida.