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Largo benefit event celebrates 30 years of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'

Celebrate 30 years of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'

The Vodkanauts, with six musicians from around Tampa Bay, will be the featured band during a celebration of the 30th anniversary of The Wall, Pink Floyd's classic concept album.

The benefit for WMNF 88.5 will take place at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Two other bands are also slated to perform Pink Floyd's music, including Rebekah Pulley and the Reluctant Prophets and Rubix Cubed. Cost: $17 in advance; $20 at the door. Call the Largo Cultural Center, (727) 587-6751 or WMNF-FM 88.5, (813) 238-8001.

Celebrity Showcase to start with Sweethearts

The Largo Community Center's series of programs, Celebrity Showcase, begins Dec. 3 with the Sweethearts of Branson with Denny Yeary and Shelia Renee. The matinee show will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased for $14 in advance; $16 for reserved seating. All tickets at the door will be $15.

For information, call (727)518-3131 or visit www.largocommunity center.com.

Help the library by bidding on gift baskets

The Largo Library Gift Basket Silent Auction will be Dec. 1-15 near the circulation desk at the library, 120 Central Park Drive. Up to 20 baskets with various themes will be displayed across from the circulation desk. Bid on a basket to benefit the library. For information, call Pat Bell at (727) 585-3240.

Join Holiday Stroll in Central Park on Dec. 5

Mark your calendar for the annual Holiday Stroll at Largo Central Park early next month.

More than a million lights will fill the park at the family-friendly event. Each shelter will feature a different holiday story and activity or craft for all ages.

Enjoy the music of nationally recognized musical ensemble Dallas Brass while watching the official holiday tree lighting at 7 p.m. in the center of the park. The free event is sponsored by Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and Chick-fil-A of Largo. Concessions will be available.

Limited on-site parking will be offered with free shuttles from Largo High and the Pinellas County School Board lot.

The holiday stroll will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

For information, call (727)587-6740 ext. 5014 or visit www.Largo Events.com.

Garbage pickup taking a holiday Thursday

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential or commercial garbage pickup Thursday. Residents who usually have their trash picked up on Thursdays will have it collected on Wednesday instead. Commercial collection that is normally picked up Thursday will be picked up either Wednesday or Friday.

Largo benefit event celebrates 30 years of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' 11/21/09 [Last modified: Friday, November 20, 2009 6:16pm]

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