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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.

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