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teachers' turn

A display of artwork by the faculty and staff of Pasco-Hernando Community College ends Monday in the Alric Pottberg Library on the West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Free. Call (727) 816-3229.

This week

For the children: An Operation HeartFELT fundraiser concert will be at 6 p.m. today at Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive, Brooksville. The concert features Eliot Sloan from Blessid Union of Souls (pop, gospel and country); Billy Dawson (Clear Channel Country Music Talent Search Winner 2010); singer, pianist and harpist Deanna Loveland (pop, country and gospel), and country singer George Marshall, the "Salt Water Cowboy." Light fare and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are $35 each and available at Westover's Flowers and the Killingsworth Agency, both in Brooksville. Operation HeartFELT (Feeding Empty Little Tummies) is a nonprofit that provides food for children from homeless families in Hernando County. Proceeds will support a backpack program for local children in need. Call (352) 754-5463 or (352) 796-3519.

Quick trip

To die for: The Thespians of Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 will perform Murder Me Always on Saturday at the lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.; showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available in the lounge. Reserved seating available for tables of eight or more, and these tickets are available in the office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. For reserved seating, call (727) 868-2994; for open seating tickets, call (727) 863-2520.

Battle relived: The Dade Battlefield Society will host its annual World War II Commemorative Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. Uniformed re-enactors for both Allied and Axis forces will demonstrate weaponry and other items. There will be mechanized vehicles, working communication stations, period vendors, food and music. WWII veterans will be present, all on the site of a wartime encampment. Admission is free with the regular park entrance fee of $3 per carload (up to eight people) or $1 per person for walkers or bicyclists. Call (352) 793-4781 or e-mail reenactment@dadebattlefield.com.

Dig out the go-go boots and pillbox hats: The jukebox musical Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: The Neil Sedaka Musical will be presented matinees and weekends through Aug. 21 at the Show Palace Dinner Theater, 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 toll-free 1-888-655-7469.

Look ahead

Evening with Ol' Blue Eyes: The Spring Hill Community Association will present an Italian Night "Best of Sinatra" dinner show Aug. 19 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is at about 7:45 p.m. The event features Bill Stabile as Frank Sinatra, reprising hits such as Strangers in the Night, My Way and New York, New York. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Call (352) 666-4746.

Get out 08/04/11 [Last modified: Thursday, August 4, 2011 11:15am]
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