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New Year's Eve parties; Christmas Eve candlelight services

Dade City

• 2-6 p.m. at Centennial Aerie 4399, 15924 U.S. 301 N, Dade City. Ham dinner and music by the Alabama Cowboy. $25. (352) 567-9755.


• 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Polish American Pulaski Association, 4616 Darlington Road, Holiday. Prime rib or shrimp, snacks, champagne and a continental breakfast. $35 for members, $45 for guests. Reservations required. (727) 785-6296.

• 6:30 p.m. at VFW Holiday Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. Hors d'oeuvres, a Cornish hen dinner, dancing and champagne. A continental breakfast is served at midnight. $20. Doors reopen at 8 p.m. for anyone interested in dancing without dinner for a $5 cover charge. (727) 938-5977.

• 7:30 p.m. with Knights of Columbus Council 6476 in the Family Life Center at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. Tickets are $60 before Monday and $70 after that. (727) 943-5095.

• 8 p.m. at the Holiday Lakes Estates Clubhouse, 3624 Atlantis Drive, Holiday. Dance to music by Sonny Oden and the Country Snowbirds. BYOB. $15. (727) 934-8326.


• 7 p.m. at the Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Open bar and dinner. Breakfast is served at 1 a.m. Reservations required. Tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the secretary's office at the lodge. $55. (727) 868-2994.

• 7 p.m. to midnight at CARES Musunuru, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. Bring a dish to share. The center will provide a meat dish and dinner rolls. The night also features dancing and karaoke. $10. Proceeds benefit the CARES Agency Endowment Fund. (727) 863-6868.

New Port Richey

• 6 p.m. at the New Port Richey Elks Lodge, 7201 Congress St. Cocktails until 7 p.m., dinner after that, dancing to music by the Satellites and a continental breakfast follows. $50. (727) 846-8012.

• 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Summertree Recreation Facility, 12005 Paradise Pointe Way, New Port Richey. Dance to music by Marty and the Nice Guys. Bring your own beverage and snacks. $30. (727) 856-2332.

• 8 p.m. at VFW Post 6180, 11551 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. $35 for couples, $20 for singles. Band and buffet. (727) 863-8824.

>>if you go

Christmas Eve candlelight services

• 4 p.m. at Holiday United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Holiday. (727) 937-1520.

• 5 p.m. family service; choir presentations with Communion and little candles at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road in Lutz.

• 6:30 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 State Road 52, Hudson. The event is a carols and candles service. (727) 856-5000.

•7 p.m. at Beacon Baptist Church, 13343 Fivay Road, Hudson. The choir presents a cantata called Christmas Is a Birthday. (727) 863-2149.

New Year's Eve parties; Christmas Eve candlelight services 12/16/10 [Last modified: Thursday, December 16, 2010 8:42pm]
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