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Boredom takes a holiday in Pasco

A thorough delight: Thoroughly Modern Millie continues matinees and evenings at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95; ages 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45, all plus tax and tip. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Musical Ugly Duckling: Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School will present the musical Honk! at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at the school, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. The family-friendly show is based on The Ugly Duckling. $10 adults, $8 students and seniors at the door.

Serious show: Saint Leo University students will present Sam Shepard's drama Fool for Love at 8 tonight and Saturday in the Selby Auditorium, 33701 State Road 52 (4 miles east of Interstate 75, exit 285), St. Leo. Recommended for patrons 17 and older. Free. To reserve seating, call Dave McGinnis at (352) 588-8401 or e-mail david.mcginnis@saintleo.edu.

'Music as American as Apple Pie': The Hernando Hills Hi-Lites will sing at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $12 for adults and $6 for students; group prices are available. For information or tickets, call Tessie at (352) 686-4122 or Vicki at (727) 378-4788.

Legends to meet: Elvis Meets Tom, a tribute show to the King and Tom Jones, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Tickets, $23-$30, at the bookstore 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; or (727) 816-3707; or phcc.edu/tix.

Tax help: The Downtown Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in New Port Richey will feature professional tax preparers in Cavalaire Square to help taxpayers with their returns. The market is in nearby Railroad Square. Free.

Concert: Nature Coast Festival Singers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Free, but donations to the music education fund will be accepted.

Joe Piscopo: The comedian-musician will headline Monday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner at 6 p.m., show at 8. Dinner and show, $49. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll free elsewhere, 1-888-655-7469.

The Jubilee Singers: Guests join the Thursday Musicale, a 50-voice women's chorus, at 2 p.m. Thursday at Living Word Church, 5151 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. Free, but donations go to the scholarship fund.

Poets know it: Winners of the Jacaranda Poetry Contest & Festival competition, sponsored by the Pasco Arts Council, will be announced and read poems from 10 a.m. to noon April 4 at the PHCC Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Free.

Richey Concert Band: Will give a concert at 2:30 p.m. April 5 at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge High School, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. Free.

First-rate first lady: Storyteller-scholar Susan Marie Frontczak will present Eleanor Roosevelt: This Is My Story, at 2 p.m. April 5 at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 East Pine St. $15; $13 for members and students. Call (727) 942-5605.

String theory: Violin and cello students of the late Charlotte Murrin will perform from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 5 at Chocachatti Elementary School, 4135 California St., Brooksville. $15 at the door or call (352) 688-5808. Benefits the Murrin education foundation.

Boredom takes a holiday in Pasco 03/26/09 [Last modified: Thursday, March 26, 2009 4:50pm]

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