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HOLIDAY

Elementary school offers free lunches

Gulfside Elementary School is offering free lunches to kids ages 18 and younger every day during winter break. They will be serving free Smucker's peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and milk along with a daily mystery prize. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the school at 2329 Anclote Blvd., Holiday, and from 12 to 12:30 p.m. at Weston Oaks Apartments, 1251 Weston Oaks Drive, Holiday. Call (727) 774-6000 for more information.

NEW PORT RICHEY

City offers one-day camp for youths

The city of New Port Richey is offering a one-day camp for children ages 6 to 13 on the last day of winter break. The camp will cost $25 per child and includes lunch and a field trip to Lane Glo Bowling Alley. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Space is limited. Call to register, (727) 841-4560.

COUNTYWIDE

Learn tips from master gardeners

Pasco Extension is offering several gardening seminars to get in the spirit of spring. All seminars will be free and led by a local master gardener. Delicious Tomatoes Seminar will teach participants how to grow varieties suited for Pasco gardens. The seminar will be from 6:30 to 7:40 p.m. on Jan. 8 at Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. Planning Your Spring Vegetable Garden Seminar will focus on methods for starting seeds and using transplants. It will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 12, at Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on January 26 at Home Depot, 10017 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Pre-registration may be required. (352) 518-0156.

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Pasco County in the know 12/28/12 [Last modified: Friday, December 28, 2012 7:36pm]
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