Coins and currency will be sold at show
The Zephyrhills Coin Club will host a show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Lodge, 4249 New River Road (corner of State Road 54) in Zephyrhills. Coins and currency will be bought and sold. Call (727) 460-5276.
Health Department to observe AIDS Day
The Pasco County Health Department joins the observance of World AIDS Day 2008 on Monday.
A health fair will be held at the Health Department at 10841 Little Road in New Port Richey from 9 a.m. to noon. Free confidential HIV testing will be available. Call (727) 861-5250.
250,000 LED lights part of holiday show
Symphony in Lights is scheduled every night through Dec. 31 from 6 to 9 at the Shops at Wiregrass, State Road 56 and Bruce B. Downs in Wesley Chapel.
This is a free holiday light show. It features 250,000 LED lights choreographed to the holiday music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
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Prayer breakfast will benefit YMCA activity
The 2008 YMCA of the Suncoast West Pasco Prayer Breakfast is from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., in New Port Richey.
The keynote speaker is Dewey Mitchell, and the breakfast is sponsored by Sen. Mike Fasano and Brighthouse Networks. Fasano and Sheriff Bob White will host the event.
Cost is $25 per person with proceeds benefiting the YMCA's Open Doors Program. Call Melissa Cameron at (727) 375-9622.
Letter carriers set for annual toy collection
The Toys for Tots annual Letter Carriers' Toy Drive is scheduled for Saturday throughout the Tampa Bay area.
Residents are asked to place new, unwrapped toys next to their mailboxes. The letter carriers will return the toys to the Toys for Tots program.
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will help the letter carriers unload the collected toys between 3 and 5 p.m. Saturday at the Zephyrhills and Dade City post offices.
For more information call Bob Loring at (352) 588-4230.
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The Toys for Tots annual Veterinary Holiday Party, for 25 fourth-graders who attend Lacoochee Elementary School, is set from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Pasco Veterinary Center. Uniformed Marines will act as Santa and pass out presents.
Children will tour the clinic, and lunch will be provided by Publix and Projects of Pasco Inc.
Holiday Festival in Park set for Saturday
The Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce's second annual Holiday Festival in the Park is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at the Wesley Chapel Regional Park, at the intersection of Boyette and Overpass roads.
There will be a Christmas tree lighting, free hot dogs and chips, "It's a Magical Christmas" children's parade, a bounce house, a coloring contest, musical performances, Santa Claus on a fire truck and pictures with Santa.
Children are invited to dress up or decorate their bike, wagon or stroller for the parade. Prizes will be awarded in categories including Holiday Spirit, Elfin Magic, Knock Your Stockings Off and Jingle Bell Rock. Donations of new, unwrapped gifts will be collected for Toys for Tots and Trinkets for Teens. Vendors should decorate their booths or tents with a Magical Christmas theme. Call (813) 994-8534.
Knights of Columbus holds dinner dance
Knights of Columbus Father Farrell Council 6476 offers a dinner dance with dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 10 every Friday in the Family Life Center at the St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road in Holiday.
This Friday, Ellis Hale will play. Dinner dance is $11, and dance only is $5.
The Ladies Auxiliary Monthly Card Party is set for Dec. 22. Lunch is at 11 a.m. with cards at noon. Cost is $6. Call (727) 934-8025.