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Largo tween to appear on 'Jeopardy'

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LOCAL TWEEN TO BE ON 'JEOPARDY' SPECIAL

Gabby Dannunzio, a 12-year-old from Largo, is one of 15 youngsters ages 10 to 12 who will appear on Jeopardy when the famed quiz show celebrates Kids Week.

Taping takes place next week in Los Angeles. The winners of each show (they're taping five episodes) keep all winnings, with a minimum guarantee of $10,000. The shows will air July 13-17.

In a news release, the Jeopardypublic relations department says the week will "celebrate youth and academic excellence with (15) of the nation's brightest 10- to 12-year-olds."

Dogs doing funny tricks at Community Center

The Tricky Dog Show, a circus-style comedy dog act, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for children. Call (727) 394-9622.

Colin Hay to perform at Cultural Center

Colin Hay, front man for Men at Work, will promote his new CD, Are You Looking At Me?, with stories, humor and his infectious voice at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. $35 VIP, $35 day of show, $30 advance. For information and tickets, visit largoarts.com.

Seminar on how to care for your swimming pool

Is your pool in shape for an enjoyable and safe swimming season? The city of Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts Department announces a free home pool seminar in partnership with Curtis Pools, Pinch A Penny Pools and the Pinellas County Health Department. The seminar will be offered twice during April:

• 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St NW.

• 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 18, Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo.

Topics to be covered include chemical uses and differences; basic water testing; home pool safety tips; hurricane preparedness; code enforcement; repair and selecting a pool service. To register, call Southwest Pool at (727) 518-3126 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Festival features food, art all around town

The Art Hop and Taste Fest, presented by the Greater Largo Library Foundation, will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday beginning at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Guests will board buses and "hop'' to several businesses downtown. The event is an opportunity to showcase both local artists as well as the area's offerings. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. It will include a silent and live auction, food and entertainment. Call (727) 587-6779.

Earth Day at Nature Park

Celebrate Earth Day at George C. McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N. The Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts Department will hold EcoFest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Events will include an Easter egg hunt and live music. Call (727) 518-3047.

Largo tween to appear on 'Jeopardy' 03/28/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 28, 2009 2:27pm]
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