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Briefs: Men needed to show kids that males do read

Largo

Men! Show kids you read

At Ridgecrest Elementary, 1901 119th St. N, Largo, teachers are calling all dads, grandfathers, brothers and uncles to step up to the "Real Men Do Read" challenge to share a story with students.

It's part of the celebration of Read Across America Day, held in conjunction with Dr. Seuss' birthday Tuesday.

For more information, call Charles Derexson at (727) 588-3580.

Talented? Try out for adult, senior show

Auditions for Largo's Adult and Senior Idol Competition and Show will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Friday and March 12 at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW.

The show will be held at 1 p.m. April 1.

For more information or to sign up as a contestant, call (727) 518-3131.

Personal librarians can give help at the library

Largo Public Library has announced the creation of the Personal Librarian program.

Its aim is to help the community receive individualized assistance.

Patrons who need in-depth, one-on-one help with applications, resumes, government forms or research can make an appointment with a librarian.

Call (727) 587-6715.

Library Foundation to host art showcase

The Greater Largo Library Foundation will host the Art Hop and Taste Fest, a showcase of local artists and businesses, on March 13.

Tickets are $25 and available at the Greater Largo Library Foundation office, the Largo Public Library and participating businesses.

Bus transportation will be provided from Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, to other stops in Largo's downtown.

Call (727) 586-7398 for more information.

Briefs: Men needed to show kids that males do read 02/27/10 [Last modified: Friday, February 26, 2010 5:56pm]
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