Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Best of Largo, Summer Reading, City Commission, Save on Groceries, Luau and more.
1. Best of Largo. Which local businesses do you think are the best in town? Let us know your favorites. We are accepting Reader's Choice nominations through July 8. 2. Summer Reading. This summer the Largo Public Library has a special story and activity time for ages 3-5. The Pre-K Pajama Rama is today at 10 a.m. 3. City Commission. The regular city commission meeting is tonight at 6 p.m. at Largo City Hall. The agenda covers signs, annexations, recreation fees and more. 4. Save on Groceries. Want to save big at the grocery store without spending lots of time searching for coupon deals? Christi the Coupon Coach will offer easy organizational ideas and strategies for using coupons. The program is tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Largo Public …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Gifts for Dad, Weekend Things, Southwest Pool Traffic, Belleair Reclaimed Water
1. Father's Day. Looking for gift ideas for dad? We offer some Father's Day suggestions. Plus, if you would like you can share your love for dad on Patch! 2. Weekend Things. Have big plans for a special weekend with dad? Here are some suggestions. Have some cool ideas for the weekend? Let us know in the comments. 3. Southwest Pool Traffic. Just a heads up if you live or travel around the Southwest Recreation Center, there is a huge aquatics meet through June 17. Organizers anticipate more than 1,000 people each day. The crowds could impact parking at the rec center and the surrounding neighborhood, according to a city report. 4. Reclaimed Water in Belleair. There's a reclaimed water outage in the City of Belleair. The water service was …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Splash, Grisham, Camp, Weird Florida, Skin Care
1. Splashtime. Wee! Want to have some wet fun with your little ones today? Come to the Highland Family Aquatic Center at 9:45 a.m. This special Itty Bitty Splashtime is for children 5 and under with their parent/caregiver. Children not potty trained need to wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit. Cost is $1.50. 2. Any John Grisham Fans? Watch The Pelican Brief at the Largo Public Library today at 12:30 p.m. The movie will be shown in the Jenkins Community Wing. 3. Summer Camp. School's out and summer camp starts today. There are plenty of camp options! 4. Weird Florida for Teens. Spend the evening at the Largo Public Library hearing about kooky Florida laws, doing a funky Florida city names puzzle, and listening to some weird Florida…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Ground breaking ceremony at the Highland Rec Complex, a city commission meeting, and bring an umbrella!
1. The official ground breaking ceremony for the new Highland Recreation Complex will take place on the property grounds at 5:00pm. City government officials as well as Parks and Recreation staff will be on hand to take part in the ceremony, which marks the beginning of the construction phase of the new 40,000-sq. ft. facility. Light refreshments will be served. Enter through the Lake Avenue entrance. 2. Largo City Commissioners meet this evening to discuss the latest agenda items, which include new traffic light warning systems on Clearwater Largo Road, the removal of old fuel tanks from the former PSTA property, and the results of the Community Values Survey will be discussed. The meeting beings at 6:00pm at City Hall. 3. The Florida …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
In today's five things the cheapest gas in Largo is $3.15, there's another genealogy class tonight at the library, new movies in Redbox and more.
1. Learn how to search your family history on familysearch.com. The Genealogy Department of the Largo Public Library has a class tonight from 6-8 p.m. It will focus on getting the most from this free database from the LDS Church. 2. Play Scrabble at RG's Cafe from 2-3 pm. RG's is located on the first floor of the Largo Public Library. 3. The cheapest gas in Largo today is $3.15 per gallon on regular at the Rally's located at 7690 Bryan Dairy Rd. 4. New to Redbox this week is "Crazy, Stupid, Love" starring Steve Carell, Julianne Moore and Marisa Tomei. The film is about a middle aged man going through a divorce and his friends who tutor him on love. Watch the trailer. Find a Redbox in Largo near you. 5. Get your tickets to The Tierney …
Monday, November 28, 2011
In today's five things the library is filled with classes and events like genealogy research training, a Monday Matinee and for teens Society for Creative Anachronism.
1. This week's Monday Matinee is "The Philadelphia Story" (1940). It is showing in the Largo Public Library's Jenkins Community Wing from 12:30-2:30 p.m. 2. Learn how to use newspapers in genealogical research. Take Newspapers in Genealogy Research class tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Largo Public Library. 3. Family event: Kids can listen to stories and participate in activities during the library's Sunset Stories from 6:30-7:30 a.m. 4. There's a hands-on class presented by the Society for Creative Anachronism to learn about the art of chain maille. Participants will receive a brief history of chain mailled and get to take home a cool piece of art. Class is tonight from 5-7 p.m. in the Largo Public Library's Teen Room. 5. Learn how to …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In today's five things we have all the info you need for this year's turkey trot, the latest movie to be released to Redbox, the cheapest gas and more.
1. Teen Fun and Games: There will be games, Wii, contests and activities for teens in the Largo Public Library's Teen Room today from 1:30-4:30 p.m. 2. Cheapest Gas in Largo is $3.19 per gallon on regular at the Chevron at 1995 West Bay Dr. 3. New to Redbox this week is "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in The World" starring Jessica Alba. On this adventure the spy kids are called back into action when the Timekeeper threatens to take over the planet. Watch the trailer. Find a Redbox in Largo. 4. The St. Petersburg Time Annual Turkey Trot is set for Nov. 24 at Clearwater High School's Jack White Stadium located at 540 S. Hercules Ave. in Clearwater. There's still time to pre-register for the event. Registration is $12-$20. For more information …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
in today's five things play scrabble this afternoon, listen to Thanksgiving tales, take a fitness assessment and more.
Monday, November 21, 2011
In today's five things there's a Monday matinee at the library, Thanksgiving event, genealogy class and more.
Today's Monday Matinee is "Auntie Mame" (1958) showing at the Largo public Library. Watch the trailer to the film. Thanksgiving family event from 2-4 p.m. The whole family can listen to stories and make a family tree craft at the Largo Public Library. To participate register in the Children's Department. Be an expert in researching your family ancestry by taking Genealogy Utilities Part I. The class is given by the Genealogy Department of the Largo Public Library and held in the Local History Room from 6-8 p.m. Be a volunteer in the largest anime show to come to Largo. The Tosho Con planning committee is meeting from 5-7 p.m. To participate in the planning process head to the library's Teen Room. Missed the premiere of Breaking Dawn? …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
In today's five things learn how to search the internet for your family history, read about today's events at the library, get tickets to Breaking Dawn midnight premiere and more.
The Genealogy Department is offering Internet Site Exploration class from 6-8 p.m. at the Largo Public Library. This week's Early Release Day Movie is "Yogi Bear" (2010). It is showing in the Children's Program Room of the Largo Public Library from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Teens and kids can have some after school fun at the library from 1:30-4:30 p.m. There will be board games, Wii, contests and more. New to Redbox this week is "Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides." Watch the trailer. Find a Redbox near you in Largo. Twilight fans there is a midnight premiere of "Breaking Dawn" at Regal Cinema 8 in Largo Mall on Thursday, Nov. 17. Tickets are only $4.50!