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Enjoy the sounds of Florida memories

The Friends of the Pasco Library System presents Chris Kahl and his Orange Blossom Memories at their luncheon at noon March 11 at the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, 10641 Old Tampa Bay Drive in San Antonio.

Cost is $15 for members and $20 for guest. Tickets can be purchased at any east branch of the Pasco County Library System. Call (727) 861-3040.


Fish fry, dancing at American Legion

American Legion Post 118 on Eighth Street in Zephyrhills, will hold a fish fry Feb. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. It will be all-you-can-eat for $7 and there will be music for listening and dancing.

Call (813) 782-0481 or (813) 997-1507 for ticket information.

Enjoy children's story time at the library

The Children's Story Time at the Zephyrhills Public Library is held each Thursday of the month through May 28 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

The library is at 5347 Eighth St.

Land O'Lakes

Zumba yourself fit on Wednesday nights

The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department presents Zumba fitness classes, Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International dance, creating an exciting and dynamic exercise class for ages 13 and up.

The cost is $6 per person, and the classes will be held at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway.

For information, call (813) 929-1220.

Land O'Lakes

Improve your game with a tennis clinic

The Pasco County Parks & Recreation Department will offer tennis clinics for adults and youth ages 5 and older on Wednesdays at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway.

Pre-registration is required for each session, and the fee is $34 for a four-week session.

For more information, please call (813) 929-1220.

Learn the art of watercolor painting

The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department and Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex present watercolor painting classes, taught by Bob McAnespie.

The cost is $10 per class, and they will take place Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the Land O' Lakes Recreation Complex, 3032 Collier Parkway.

For more information, please call (813) 929-1220.


New Yorkers gather for picnic, meeting

The 49th Annual New York State Picnic will take place at the Zephyrhills Lions Club, 5827 Dean Dairy Road.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. March 1, with a registration fee of $2 per person.

Raffle tickets will be sold. Bring your own table service, and sit with your county or table of choice. Alcohol is prohibited.

Eat at noon, followed by a short meeting, music and dancing.

Land O'Lakes

Stay-at-home moms present open house

The MOMS Club of Lutz East/Land O'Lakes South will host its annual Open House on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grand Oaks Clubhouse, 25849 Frith St., Land O'Lakes.

The group is accepting new members and all at-home mothers and children are invited for activities and refreshments. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at the same place from 10 a.m. to noon.

All mothers and children are welcome to attend.

For more information, please call Cassandra Stroka at (813) 920-0127 or e-mail


Dance, play games with Tourist Club

The Tourist Club of Zephyrhills is for dancing and card playing, and always welcomes the public.

The club will be offering beginner's line dancing lessons on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at 5216 Seventh St. Call (813) 782-2024 for more information, between the hours of 9 and 11:45 a.m.

Advanced line dancing is every Monday at 3 p.m. Ballroom dancing is every Wednesday and Friday night at 7:30 p.m., with live music by Hank, Larry and Mark.

Square dancing is every Monday, Thursday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Jam session are every Tuesday, and the doors open at 5 p.m. with the music starting at 6 p.m.

For card games, hand and foot is every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Pinchole is played every morning from 9 to 11:45 a.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. Contract bridge is every Friday at 12:30 p.m., and duplicate bridge is every Monday and Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., respectively.

Newcomers are welcome for all games, and the members are glad to teach the games.

Wesley Chapel

Speed network with young professionals

On Thursday, Fusion YP will host a speed networking event for young professionals in the Wesley Chapel, Land O'Lakes, Lutz and New Tampa areas starting at 6 p.m. at the Wilderness Lake Preserve Beef O' Brady's, located at 18421 U.S. Highway 41 North.

Speed networking is similar to speed dating and the event will allow Fusion's group of young professionals to meet each other in quick, short doses. All area young professionals are invited to attend.

Attendees will be charged a $10 admission fee, which includes appetizers and the opportunity to network with other area professionals during the session.

Fusion YP is a new group for young professionals in the greater central Pasco area, and it's the direction of the Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce.


Mosquito Control to host workshop

The Pasco County Mosquito Control Board of Commissioners will hold a workshop at 9 a.m. Monday at the Odessa office.

North Pasco briefs 02/21/09 [Last modified: Saturday, February 21, 2009 11:44am]
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