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Largo vigil to remember victims of drug, alcohol abuse


Vigil to remember victims of drug, alcohol abuse

A candlelight vigil to remember people who have died in Pinellas County from drug and alcohol abuse will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Largo Central Park, 105 Central Park Drive.

The event, which also will show support for people still suffering from drug and alcohol addictions, is hosted by the Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education Task Force and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Organizers expect 200 to 300 people will attend the vigil, which is free and open to the public.

Pinellas Sheriff Jim Coats will attend and is scheduled to speak.

For information, visit the N.O.P.E. Web site at

Tickets available for 'Singin' in the Rain'

Eight O'Clock Theatre will present Singin' in the Rain, Friday through Nov. 15 at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.

Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $26 adults, $16 students age 19 and younger with ID, and $23.50 per person in groups of 10 or more. Call (727) 587-6793.

Doll Show and Sale to be held Nov. 7

The fourth annual Doll Show and Sale, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Doll Club and the Palms of Largo, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at Regal Palms, 300 Lake Ave. NE. Admission and parking is free. Call (727) 585-5227.

All are welcome at Veterans Day ceremony

The city of Largo will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony, to honor all past and present U.S. soldiers and military personnel, at 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

The event will be held at the Military Court of Honor in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Along with patriotic music and a color guard presentation, the keynote speaker will be John Piazza, founder and president of the Armed Forces Military Museum. All ages are welcome. The event is free.

For more information, visit largo or call (727) 587-6775.

Hydrocephalus Walk to be held Nov. 11

The fifth annual Tampa Bay Hydrocephalus Walk and Family Fun Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

Along with the walk, there will be children's entertainment and lunch. For information, call Paula Keyser, (727) 637-5585.

Largo High's Madrigal Singers perform Dec. 12

Tickets are on sale now for the Largo High School Madrigal Singers Annual Dinner, which will be Dec. 12 at St. Dunstan's Church 10888 126th Ave. N, Largo.

Tickets, available at the church office, are $25 for the dinner and show. For information, call (727) 581-1435.

Largo vigil to remember victims of drug, alcohol abuse 10/27/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 9:10pm]
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