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Pinellas County Memorial Day events


Service for fallen veterans: St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 10888 126th Ave. N, is hosting a service to celebrate and honor fallen veterans at 11 a.m. Monday. The service will include the VFW Post 9272 honor guard, speakers, patriotic music and a free picnic lunch. There will also be a reading of all the names of those interred in St. Dunstan's Memorial Garden. If you plan to attend with a group of 10 or more, an RSVP is requested. To RSVP or for information, call (727) 586-6968.

Sunset service: Join the city in honoring those who have lost their lives while fighting for our country in a Memorial Day sunset service at 7 p.m. Monday at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. During the ceremony fallen soldiers will be remembered with a color guard and wreath presentation and ceremonial music. For information, call (727) 586-7455.

Pinellas Park

Service: The Suncoast Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association and the city of Pinellas Park will present a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Monday at Freedom Lake Park, 7770 52nd St. The free event will feature an honor guard and guest speaker Senior Chief Petty Officer Robert D'Andrea. After the program, the public is invited to place a small flag within a floral wreath made especially for this event. For information, call (727) 392-5648.


Bay Pines Cemetery ceremony: All veterans, their families and friends, and the public are invited to commemorate Memorial Day with a ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd. The Clearwater High School Marine Corps JROTC Silent Drill Team will perform and post and retire colors. The ceremony will include guest speakers, musical performances, a firing salute and a taps performance. For information, call the cemetery office at (727) 398-9426.

St. Petersburg

Barbecue: The People That Love Church and Mission, 817 Fifth Ave. N, will host its annual Memorial Day barbecue. Burgers, hot dogs and sides will be served from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday at the church. The event is free, and everyone is invited. For information, call (727) 480-2699.

Pinellas County Memorial Day events 05/28/11 [Last modified: Saturday, May 28, 2011 4:30am]
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