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Hershey's Youth Track and Field event is Thursday in Largo


Kids can compete in track and field event

Hershey's Youth Track & Field program was created more than 30 years ago for children 9 to 14 years old to promote physical fitness, provide fun learning experiences and offer winners a chance to compete in the North American Finals in Hershey, Pa.

The city of Largo's third annual event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Largo High School, 410 Missouri Ave. Pre-registration is required.

Online forms can be found at and dropped off with Kyle Stegeman, Athletics at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo, FL 33770. Call (727) 518-3092.

Workshop available to Alzheimer's families

The Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, invites the public to participate in a weekly family caregivers educational workshop in four parts.

"The Alzheimer's Project" is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the next four Mondays, June 15, 22, 29 and July 6, at Barrington Terrace Assisted Living & Memory Care, 333 16th Ave. SE, Largo.

The free series includes a viewing and discussion of a recently aired HBO documentary narrated by Maria Shriver, author of Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?

Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; RSVP by calling (727) 588-0020.

TV dance show finalist teaches master class

Katee Shean, runner-up of the 2008 season of So You Think You Can Dance, will be teaching a master class at StarStruck Dance Studio, 11833 Seminole Blvd., Largo, on Saturday. The public is invited to attend the workshops, which will focus on jazz and contemporary dance.

Last November, when Shean performed at the St. Pete Times Forum, Stefanie Valentine, owner of StarStruck, invited her to teach a workshop at the Largo business.

A question-and-answer period will be held at the end of the class. Session one, for ages 7 to 11, will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; session two, for ages 12 to adult, will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $35. Advance registration is recommended. Call (727) 399-2243.

Heritage Village hosts Antique Appraisal Fair

Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo, will hold its Antique Appraisal Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Organized by the Pinellas County Historical Society, it includes Tampa Bay area antique experts who will be on hand to conduct appraisals (appraisal fees are $5 per item; $12 for three items).

For more information, visit or call (727) 582-2123.

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