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Cedar Key Historical Society meets Friday

DADE CITY

Cedar Key Historical Society meets Friday

John Andrews, president of the Cedar Key Historical Society, will give a presentation on the historic coastal community at the next meeting of the Pasco County Historical Society, 7 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Hall, 37745 Church Ave.

The presentation will touch on John Muir's A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, pencil manufacturing, lumber mills and other industries. Among other things, Cedar Key was home to manufacturing facilities for whisk-brooms.

Guests should bring a covered dish to share and their own table service and drink. Membership fees were due in November; family membership is $10 per year, individuals are $5.

Call Eddie Herrmann at (352) 567-2050, or Glen Thompson at (352) 567-7449.

SHADY HILLS

Celebrate America Rally set for Saturday

U.S. House District 5 candidate Jason Sager, a Republican, will host a Celebrate America Rally at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion at 15325 Alric Pottberg Road, off State Road 52 about a quarter-mile west of the Suncoast Parkway.

The outdoor rally will feature a variety of "liberty-minded citizens and political candidates," as well as music and food, organizers said. The lineup includes Alex Snitker, a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate; Republican U.S. House candidates Eric Forcade, District 10, and Eddie Adams Jr., District 11.

A $10 per carload campaign contribution is requested.

HUDSON

Bike run benefits Lea's Prayers and Postage

A bike run to benefit Lea's Prayers and Postage will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bayport Inn, 4835 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee.

This is a point-to-point run ending at Bob Katz, 12536 U.S. 19, Hudson, where there will be a pig roast and live music from noon to 5 p.m.

The cost is a $10 donation to benefit Lea's Prayers and Postage, a nonprofit organization that sends packages to troops serving overseas. Call Harold at (727) 919-1068.

COUNTYWIDE

Episcopal parishes welcome new priest

St. Martin's Episcopal Church and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church this weekend welcome their new priest-in-charge to oversee both parishes.

The Rev. Walcott Hunter, who comes to Pasco from Kinderhook, N.Y., will lead the 8 a.m. service Sunday at St. Martin's, 15801 U.S. 19, Hudson, and the 10 a.m. service at St. Stephen's, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey.

Both parishes invite the public to help celebrate his arrival. Call (727) 863-8560 or (727) 849-4330.

DADE CITY

Wine tasting benefits the Sunrise Center

A wine tasting and silent auction will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 26 to benefit the Sunrise Domestic and Sexual Violence Center.

Time For Wine will present limited production wines from around the world that are not readily available in Florida. Sunrise will receive 10 percent of the proceeds from wines ordered that night. The silent auction will feature many items including a round of golf at Saddlebrook, karate classes from Spivey Karate and a three-night stay at the TradeWinds Island Resort on St. Pete Beach.

The event will be held at a private home in the historic Church Street neighborhood. The event is limited to 100 people; tickets are available for $50 by calling Sunrise at (352) 521-3358.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Recycle newspapers at dropoff location

The Colonial Hills Civic Association is a dropoff location for recycling newspapers. Recyclers can drop newspapers in the bin at any time in the parking lot at the civic association, 3852 Prime Place, New Port Richey. Call (727) 849-8478.

Cedar Key Historical Society meets Friday 03/17/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 6:18pm]
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