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It's a 'Doggie Date Night' movie Friday at Largo Central Park


Make a date to see dog rescue his best friend

This week's theme for Movies in Largo Central Park is "Doggie Date Night'' with the showing of Bolt, the story of a celebrity dog who takes a cross-country trip to rescue his human owner.

For the Friday night event, visitors are encouraged to bring their dogs. Leashes are required. Games, including a doggie obstacle course, begin at 7 p.m. with the film playing at dark. Bring your kids, blankets and chairs, too. Concessions will be sold. The event is free and open to the public.

The series will continue May 15 with the Tale of Despereaux and on May 22 with Enchanted. For information, visit

Get shovel, gloves and help add plants in park

The Largo Parks Division is looking for volunteers to help replant part of McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N, on Saturday.

The city was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program for the project, made necessary by the invasion of exotic plants. The parks division already has removed the exotic plants, setting the stage for the planting from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring shovels and gloves. Lunch will be provided. For information, call (727) 518-3047.

Aquatic center reopens with weekend party

The spring grand opening of the Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Splashes Snack Bar will be open, and free hot dogs will be handed out. On Mother's Day, the first 50 mothers will receive a special gift.

Daily admission fee is $5 with resident rec card, $6 with nonresident card, $8 guest with no card. Special group rates are also available. Visit or call (727) 518-3126.

Coach to run beginners' beach volleyball clinic

Join coach Lisa Holewinski of Palm Harbor University High for a beginners-only beach volleyball clinic.

The program will run May 13-June 17 at the Bayhead Complex, 375 Seminole Blvd., Largo. It is designed for ages 9-18. Cost: $120 for residents; $150 for nonresidents; $168 for those without a rec card. For information, call (727) 518-3022.

It's a 'Doggie Date Night' movie Friday at Largo Central Park 05/05/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 5, 2009 5:40pm]
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