Thursday, April 19, 2018
News Roundup

Pasco County events, Aug. 24 and upcoming

for the cats

The Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel features the Rockaways at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center, 30651 Wells Road. Proceeds benefit WeCATS, a nonprofit group dedicated to improving life for feral cats. $10. Call (813) 794-8772 or visit wecats.com.

Theater buffs

Broadway Goes to the Movies: John Timpanelli and his cast perform, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the TAT Club House, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. Includes coffee and dessert. BYOB. $15. Call (727) 379-6557.

On film

Ode to Cinematography: August's Friday Flix @ New Port Richey Library has weekly showings at 8 p.m. at the library, 5939 Main St. Today's feature is The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

Musically inclined

Stuff the Bus Benefit Concert: Tommy Mara and the Crests perform at 8 p.m. today at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Bring a new, unwrapped school supply, such as a notebook, box of crayons, etc., for Boys & Girls Club of Hernando County. Tickets $25, light menu/cash bar. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Reserve: (727) 863-7949.

Music Out of a Hat Trivia Game Show and Concert: Maria Zouves and the VOICExperience Singers perform interactive quiz show at 7 tonight at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $17-$20. (727) 942-5605.

Art events

A river of quilts: The West Pasco Quilters' Guild presents "Our River of Threads" through Aug. 31 at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Noon to 6 p.m. Wed.-Sat. (727) 848-6500.

Art at City Hall: The Summer Art Exhibit is on display through Nov. 2 at the Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Includes works by Suncoast Ship Model Society, Spring Hill Camera Club, Hernando Quilters Guild and poetry by members of Just Poets. Call Terri Carter or Lindsay Morgan at (352) 540-3810.

Consider this

Saturday Night Cruise: Listen to oldies at this antique and classic car and truck show from 4-8 p.m. Saturday on Main Street at U.S. 301 and State Road 54 in downtown Zephyrhills. Call (813) 780-1414

Wine, food and craft market: The Florida Estates Winery event is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Live music. Call (813) 996-2113 or visit floridaestateswines.com.

Get outdoors

Tarpon Springs Wine Walk: Stroll past more than 20 shops to sample wines and hors d'oeuvres from 4-8 p.m. Saturday throughout historic Tarpon Springs and the Sponge Docks. $20 in advance, $25 at the docks. For information, call (727) 942-9463. To order tickets, visit spongedocks.net.

Full Moon Frog Walk: The wet season and a full moon means it's likely you'll see and hear several native frog species on this walk at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Upper Cotee Preserve, 17135 Minneola Drive, Spring Hill. Call (727) 847-2411, ext. 8333.

Send events to Arleen Spenceley, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or email [email protected] Submit items at least two weeks in advance.

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