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Things to do in Pasco County, May 11-17 and ongoing

Listen at the library

Celtic folk duo Juniper, featuring Jasmine Hart (guitar vocals) and Frances Pisacane (fiddle), performs at 6 p.m. Thursday at the New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St. Free. (727) 853-1279.

Theater buffs

Song and dance: The high-energy musical Swing! continues matinees and evenings through June 3 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip, for adults; $24.95 and $19.95 for ages 12 and younger. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Lovable lady: The musical comedy Mame, based on the novel Auntie Mame, is presented today through Sunday, May 18-20 and 25-27 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $17, reserved seating. Box office is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and an hour before each show, starting Sept. 7. Call (727) 842-6777.

New York, New York: Neil Simon's longest-running Broadway comedy, Barefoot in the Park, about newlyweds with different views of life, is presented today through Sunday and May 18-20 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call (352) 683-5113.

Music

Ol' Blue Eyes Tribute: John Timpanelliperforms a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra at 7 p.m. today at the TAT Clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. $15 per person. Group rates are available. Includes coffee and dessert. A concession stand will have snacks for sale. BYOB. (727) 379-6557.

Afternoon at the opera: New Century Opera presents Wagner's tragic love story, Tristan and Isolde, at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $18-$22. (727) 938-1915.

Art events

Students' work: Students of Pasco-Hernando Community College photography classes exhibit their work in "Photography as Art" through May 23 in the PHCC art gallery in the Pottberg Library building on the New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. To schedule a private showing or an event at the gallery, call (727) 816-3231.

Young artists: An exhibit called Kids 'n' Art is on display through June 1 at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. The artists are local elementary and middle school students. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (727) 845-7322.

Consider this

Movie at the beach: See the movie Dolphin Tale at 8 p.m. today at Anclote River Park, 1119 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday. Parking is $2; movie is free, donations accepted. (727) 942-7439.

All that jazz: Competitive Jazz Festival, 2 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way. Bands featured include Weeki Wachee, Springstead, Durant, Zephyrhills, Santa Fe, Land O'Lakes and North Marion high schools, and Bayonet Point and Thurgood Marshall Fundamental middle schools. $5, $3 students and seniors.

Stargazing: Gaze at the stars, 8 p.m. Saturday at J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey. Free. (727) 255-3083.

Send events to Arleen Spenceley, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey FL 34668 or email aspenceley@tampabay.com. Submit items at least two weeks in advance.

Things to do in Pasco County, May 11-17 and ongoing 05/10/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 10, 2012 2:41pm]
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