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Pinellas Park Historical Museum opens Korean War exhibit

Pinellas Park

Historical Museum opens new exhibit on the Korean war

The Pinellas Park Historical Society in partnership with the Korean War Veterans Association Suncoast Chapter 14 will host an unveiling ceremony today in honor of the newest addition to the Pinellas Park Historical Museum. The new exhibit includes a replica of the Korean War Veterans Memorial located at Freedom Lake Park.

When: Noon today

Where: Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd.

Free family film series features 'Madagascar 2'

Pinellas Park's free monthly family-friendly movie series, "Movies in the Park," continues this week with an outdoor screening of the animated film Madagascar 2 on Saturday. There is no admission fee to see the movie; concessions will be available for sale.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: England Brothers Band Shell, 5120 80th Ave. N

Info: Call (727) 541-0721.

Mix ancient and modern with Battlefield Band

The Battlefield Band will present a performance of Scottish music, all played on a mixture of ancient and modern instruments. Featured instruments will include bagpipes, fiddle, guitar, flutes, bodhran and the accordion, Saturday at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost is $30 in advance, $35 at the door.

When: Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N

Info: Call (727) 631-1360 or (727) 576-0100.

Pinellas Park hospital workers will reunite

Former employees of Pinellas Park's Metropolitan General Hospital will gather for a reunion Saturday at Sassy's Martini Bar, 14450 Walsingham Road in Largo. The reunion will start at 7 p.m. and will feature live music from a local band, Delusions of Grandeur. Call Herb Karkheck, (727) 392-0392 for information.

Enter your recipe in the Chili Blaze

The Pinellas Park Firefighters Local 2193 invites cooks to compete in its ninth annual Chili Blaze. The event coincides with Pinellas Park's annual Country in the Park festival and is a fundraiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Individuals and groups, including corporate, community and service groups, may enter. Register online until March 12.

When: 6 to 11 p.m. March 20

Where: 5000 82nd Ave.

Info: or e-mail or call Nick Delgrosso, (727) 547-6690 or Ray Hansen, (727) 541-0713

Knights of Columbus train show, swap meet

The Knights of Columbus will host the Regal Railways train show and swap meet Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at their building, 7177 58th St. N. Tickets cost $4 per person, children under 13 are free. Call (727) 441-2159 for information.

The Mid County Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news for Pinellas Park, Seminole, Lealman and Kenneth City to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

Pinellas Park Historical Museum opens Korean War exhibit 02/24/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 3:12pm]
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