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DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

On display at the Armed Forces Military Museum in Largo, air-brushed Japanese zeros fly over one of six models of Imperial Japanese Navy fleet ships that were used in the production of the movie Tora! Tora! Tora!, a 1970 American-Japanese film that dramatizes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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In honor of the Armed Forces: Visit the Armed Forces Military Museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. It is offering special prices for Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum has an extensive display of U.S. military history within the 35,000-square-foot facility. Cost: $5 for adults and $3 for kids ages 7 to 12; Virtual Voyager rides will be $3 each. Call (727) 539-8371.

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Bingo: Doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at noon Sundays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1251 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Coffee, donuts, hot dogs, soda and snacks available. Call (727) 797-3704.

Art explained: The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers a docent tour at 2 p.m. every Sunday. Meet in the lobby of the museum, which is on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road. Free admission on Sundays. Call (727) 712-5762.

Classic comedy: The Francis Wilson Playhouse presents The Prisoner of Second Avenue, a Neil Simon comedy, at 2 p.m. at 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Show times 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $20. Call (727) 446-1360.

Celebrating mom: Artist Susanne Nielsen's work, "Mothers, Myths and Memories: An Exhibition to See, Hear and Experience," is on display throughout the month of May at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Guests are encouraged to submit memories of their mothers and other significant women in their lives. Call (727) 587-6715.

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Soulful words: Local author Janet Conner will conduct a workshop based on her book, Writing Down Your Soul, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. Cost: $20. Visit www.WritingDownYourSoul.com.

City's Memorial Day Event: A Memorial Day sunset ceremony will be celebrated at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The program begins at 7 p.m. and will include bagpipers, a parade of colors and guest speaker Adm. Eric Olson. Call (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

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Computer group to meet: The Bay Area Macintosh User Group Afternoon Chapter will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Call Bob Pittman at (727) 938-0926 or visit BAMCentral.org.

Art on display: The Largo Art Association is hosting a free art show during the month of May at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. The competitive display is open to the public 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call (727) 518-3131.

Play bridge: The Clearwater Bridge Club shares ACBL Duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday; 10:30 a.m. Friday; and 1 p.m. Sunday at Regions Bank, second floor, 2551 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. Beginner lessons starting soon. Call (727) 797-1742 or (727) 726-0796.

Get out and about at events in Largo 05/23/09 [Last modified: Saturday, May 23, 2009 4:30am]

    

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