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Celebrate New Port Richey's status as 'Playful City USA' at party Saturday


Celebrate city's 'playful' status on Saturday

In honor of its designation for the fourth year in a row as "Playful City USA," the city will host a family celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Frances Avenue Park, on Louisiana Avenue just east of Madison Street. The event will feature games and refreshments. New Port Richey received the award for its work to develop healthy, happy kids, green communities, good schools and strong neighborhoods. For information, call (727) 841-4560.


Hospice store holds sale today

The HPH Hospice Thrift Store & More will have a pre-anniversary sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the HPH Warehouse, 7921 Congress St. The HPH Thrift Store's ninth anniversary sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 6528 Massachusetts Ave. Any furniture sold for more than $150 after discount and tax is eligible for free delivery. All proceeds support HPH Hospice's patient care and family support programs. Call (727) 863-7971.


Memorial services today, Oct. 19

Gulfside Regional Hospice will host two community memorial services in honor of those who have recently died. The first is at 3 p.m. today at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. The second is at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at First Assembly Church of God, 36322 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. Each person who attends will receive a handcrafted dove in memory of their loved one. The services are open to the public and refreshments will be served. Call (727) 844-3946.


Blue Mass planned Sunday morning

A Blue Mass to honor police, firefighters and other emergency response and law enforcement personnel and their families will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 8014 State Road 52. Knights of Columbus Council 10377 hosts the service. Call (727) 868-5276.


Memorial for babies planned

The Compassionate Friends of Pasco County has planned a service for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day at 6:50 p.m. Monday in the mausoleum at Trinity Memorial Gardens, 12609 Memorial Drive. Registration is required. Call (813) 273-8721.


Roberta Cutting, a no-party candidate for Pasco County clerk of court, said she would give half her salary "back to the people" to "decide where to best use this money." A story Wednesday was not clear on how she planned to distribute the money.

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