Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Memorial Day weekend events

Boy Scouts, from left, Collin Wendt, Taylor Thorington and Peter Ronco, all of Palm Harbor, place a wreath at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens during a 2008 Memorial Day Observance.

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times (2008)

Boy Scouts, from left, Collin Wendt, Taylor Thorington and Peter Ronco, all of Palm Harbor, place a wreath at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens during a 2008 Memorial Day Observance.

Oldsmar Freedom Fest

A family-friendly Memorial Day weekend, 5-10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday with 12 bands on two stages, concessions, motorcycle shows, contests, rides and vendors along State Street from Fairfield Street to St. Petersburg Drive. Free admission and parking. Call (813) 749-1260.

Oldsmar Part II

An hour of ceremony and tributes honoring those who have died in our nation's service begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park, 250 Shore Drive E, Oldsmar. Free admission and parking. Call (813) 749-1260.

Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs American Legion Post 46 invites the public to its annual Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Cycadia Cemetery, 1201 E Tarpon Ave. Small American flags will be provided by the post. Call (727) 937-3553.

Largo

Join the city of Largo in honoring those who have lost their lives in defense of our country at a 7 p.m. ceremony Monday at the Military Court of Honor at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. The event will include a speaker, music, color guard and wreath presentation in remembrance of fallen soldiers. Free and open to the public. Visit LargoEvents.com.

Palm Harbor

Curlew Hills Memory Gardens will present its 25th annual Memorial Day services at 9:30 a.m. Monday at 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. The event includes guest speakers, and local Scout troops will place flags on veterans' graves. Free and open to the public. Call Keenan Knopke at (727) 789-2000.

Things-to-do Looking for a new restaurant, sporting event or even a quick trip? Check out tampabay.com/things-to-do

Memorial Day weekend events 05/27/10 [Last modified: Thursday, May 27, 2010 4:10pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Peter Budaj, Lightning lose to Devils in shootout; Nikita Kucherov scores

    Lightning Strikes

    NEWARK, N.J. — For Peter Budaj, Tuesday's season debut had a shaky start.

    The Lightning’s Vladislav Namestnikov, right, battles Damon Severson for the puck.
  2. Mother's testimony about toddler's death brings judge to tears

    Criminal

    TAMPA — Nayashia Williams woke up early on May 7, 2014, to the sound of her daughter calling for her. It was the last time the young mother's mornings would begin with a summons from Myla Presley, who couldn't yet climb over the mesh fencing around the playpen she used as a bed.

    Deandre Gilmore looks towards the gallery Tuesday in a Tampa courtroom. Gilmore is accused of killing the 19 month-old daughter of his girlfriend in 2014. He said the child fell while he was giving her a bath. [CHRIS URSO   |   Times]
  3. Speakers: Getting tough can't be only response to teen car thefts

    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — Bob Dillinger remembers coming to Pinellas County as a legal intern in 1975. There were five major poverty zones in St. Petersburg.

    Wengay Newton, Florida House of Representatives (in front, in center), talks as a panelist to a packed room during a community forum on "Reclaiming our Youth: Is Juvenile Justice a Reality?" at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum in St. Petersburg Wednesday evening (10/17/17). The event was presented by the Fred G. Minnis, Sr. Bar Association. Community leaders discussed the ongoing auto theft epidemic among Pinellas youth.
  4. Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility and spousal abuse

    Politics

    White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top adviser to President Donald Trump circulated a two-page document that alleged a weakened manufacturing sector leads to an increase in abortion, spousal abuse, divorce and infertility, two people familiar with the matter told the …

  5. Black entrepreneur says city stiffing him on project after he endorsed Rick Baker

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — A prominent African-American resident says his endorsement of mayoral candidate Rick Baker has led city officials to freeze him out of a major construction project along the historic "Deuces" stretch of 22nd Street S.