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North Pinellas Things To Do for April 2, 2014

2014: Events

The Eyes of Freedom Lima Company Memorial: This traveling memorial features 23 life-sized portraits depicting the fallen of Lima Company 3/25, one of the hardest hit units in Operation Iraqi Freedom. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Free. Veteran's Funeral Care, 15381 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. (419) 551-0335.

Palm Harbor Citrus Festival: Sixth year for this celebration of citrus, with carnival rides, games, Dancing with the Palm Harbor Stars, Citrus Queen beauty pageant and kid's activities. Live music, food truck cuisine and a craft beer garden. 5-10 p.m. Thursday; 4-11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; extra costs for rides and food. Historic Downtown Palm Harbor District along Florida Avenue between Alt. U.S. 19 and Omaha Street, Palm Harbor. (727) 784-4287; palmharborcc.org.

Train Show and Open House: Model train and railroad show presented by the Suncoast Model Railroad Club features more than 80 tables of exhibits and merchandise. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $6; $1 children ages 12-17; free ages 11 and younger. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. Club will also hold a free open house at 12355 62nd St. N, Suite A, Largo, where H.O. & N Scale Railways will be operating. suncoastmrrc.com.

Dunedin Highland Games: Annual event features 14 bands and 38 clans with competitions in highland games and heavy athletics, Scottish bagpiping and drumming, pipe bands and highland dancing. Also, live bands, a sheepdog demonstration, a tug-o-war, kid's activities, Scottish wares, food and drink. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. $15 advance, $17 at the gate. Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. (727) 465-6229; dunedinhighlandgames.com.

Phil Phest Benefit: Bring your sunscreen, chairs and blankets to this melanoma awareness event with free skin screenings and live music by Kevin Toon, Delusions of Grandeur, That Pack, the Black Honkeys, Greg Billings Band and the Chris Duarte Group. Food and drink available for purchase. Benefits the Philip Bryant Melanoma Foundation. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free. R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar. (727) 536-5039; pab40foundation.org.

Pawfest: Free carnival for the entire family, but it focuses on dogs, with games, K-9 demonstrations, painting by Brody the border collie, T-ball with border collies, face painting, lure chase, a fire truck display, car show and products to pamper your dog. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Splash of Jazz: Tampa Bay Times columnist Ernest Hooper serves as emcee for this event, with music by saxophonist Alan Darcy, appetizers, wine and a silent auction. Benefits RCS Grace House. 7-10 p.m. Saturday. $35. Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 754-9758; splash ofjazz.com.

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