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Largo to honor veterans, troops at ceremony Wednesday


Ceremony to honor veterans, troops

The city will honor all veterans and active-duty military personnel at a 7 p.m. ceremony today at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

The event includes special music, color guard presentation and keynote speaker, John Piazza, president of Largo's Armed Forces Military Museum. All ages are welcome at this free event.

Call (727) 587-6775 for more information.

Information session on art show, sale

As part of the Louis Hill Art Show and Sale, being held through November to benefit the Greater Largo Library Foundation, an informational program will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the art gallery at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

Artist Carolann Mancuso will conduct a question-and-answer discussion on Hill, who held many shows at the library before his death two years ago.

Hill, a Belleair resident, was a designer for B. Altman and Co. from 1948 to 1958. His work was shown at Nessler's Gallery, Petite Gallerie Inc. of New York City, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Cool Art PAVA Show, Octagon Art Center and the Dunedin Art Center.

Through November, the public is invited to visit the exhibit, view Hill's paintings that were donated by his family and participate in a silent auction that ends Nov. 30. For information, call (727) 586-7398.

Brass band to perform at Largo Cultural Center

The Rebirth Brass Band will perform at the Largo Cultural Center at 8 p.m. Nov. 21.

Rebirth is known for combining traditional New Orleans brass band music with elements of funk, jazz, soul and hip-hop influences.

A preshow party, Mardi Gras-style, starts at 7 p.m. with Cajun food and specialty drinks. Cost: $20 for individuals; $16 for group of 10 or more; $30 senior; $10 student age 19 and younger. Call (727) 587-6793 for more information.

Largo to honor veterans, troops at ceremony Wednesday 11/10/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:15pm]
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