Monday, February 19, 2018
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Garden Club of San Antonio will celebrate Christmas in the Park on Sunday

SAN ANTONIO

Club will celebrate Christmas in the Park

The Founders Garden Club of San Antonio will hold its Christmas in the Park event at 7 p.m. Sunday in the city park. The lighting of Christmas cards provided by local business's and individual families kicks off the event, followed by a Christmas concert by the Huron Family from the Heritage Bible Church of San Antonio.

Refreshments are provided by club members and "A Cup of Organic" coffee shop. A drawing for five Christmas baskets and a dish garden will take place during the evening. Tickets for the drawing can be purchased in advance from club members, San Antonio City Hall, Park Place Antique Shop, Lake Jovita Farmers Market or at the event.

For more information, call (352) 588-3631.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Christmas Tour of Homes is Saturday

The seventh annual Christmas Tour of Homes is scheduled from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday in New Port Richey. The tour starts at First United Methodist Church, 5901 Indiana Ave. Homes on the tour are in downtown New Port Richey and Gulf Harbors, and feature holiday decor, live music and food samples from local restaurants and bakeries. Proceeds from the tour benefit an organization called Growing Great Moms/Minds, a local group for homeschooling and stay at home mothers and their families. Tickets are $12 in advance at New to You Consignment, 6707 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Tickets are $15 the day of the tour and can be purchased at First United Methodist Church. For information, call (727) 514-5220 or email [email protected]

COUNTYWIDE

Mail carriers will pick up toys for drive

On Saturday, letter carriers in east Pasco will pick up new and unwrapped toys placed near residents' mail boxes for the Toys for Tots holiday drive. The annual drive has allowed the program to expand each year, however, last year it fell short of its goal for the first time. Local organizations and residents stepped up to help, and the drive served 3,509 deserving children last year.

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