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Pasco County summer camps sign-up begins soon


Summer day camps sign-up begins soon

The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department Summer Day Camps for children ages 5 to 13 begin June 22 and end July 31.

Children completing pre-K are not eligible.

Please contact individual sites for additional information regarding summer day camp.

The registration dates are as follows:

Holiday Recreation Complex, (727) 934-4198, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon;

James Irvin Civic Center, (352) 521-4166, April 13 from 3:30 to 6 p.m.;

Lacoochee Elementary, (352) 521-4166, April 27 from 3:30 to 6 p.m.;

Land O'Lakes Community Center, (813) 929-1229, April 18, 9 a.m. to noon;

Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, (813) 929-1220, April 25, 9 a.m. to noon;

Odessa Park Community Center, (813) 926-1141, April 24, 5 to 7 p.m.;

Shady Hills Community Center, (727) 856-7831, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

Veterans Memorial Park, (727) 861-3033, April 18, 9 a.m. to noon;

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, (727) 834-3474, April 7, 6 to 8 p.m.


Yard sale to benefit boys soccer team

The yard sale fundraiser for Wesley Chapel Flames U-10 Boys Soccer happens Saturday, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of New Tampa, next to the Meadow Pointe 1 Clubhouse, 28125 County Line Road.


Historical association to meet, hold auction

The next Zephyrhills Historical Association meeting will be held at 6 p.m. April 7 at the Zephyrhills Depot Museum, 39110 South Ave.

The program "Growing up in Zephyrhills," will be presented by Louise Lashley.

An extra feature for this April meeting will be a silent auction, with items donated by ZHA members and local businesses. All proceeds will be added to the ZHA Scholarship Fund, which provides two $1,000 scholarship awards each year to seniors at Zephyrhills High School. ZHA meetings are open to the public.

Creative Crafting Day at the Depot is April 8 at 11 a.m. Instructions for the yo-yo and basic log cabin designs will be given. Fabric is provided.

For additional information, contact ZHA president Margaret Seppanen at (813) 782-8405.

New Port Richey

Reserve your seat for a day of jazz, gospel

The Pasco County NAACP Branch 5630 will host an afternoon of gospel and jazz on April 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Country Club at Timber Greens, 6333 Timber Greens Blvd., New Port Richey.

The event includes a dinner with your choice of slow-roasted prime rib or chicken marsala.

Dress to impress. The cost is $50, and reservations will be accepted until April 10.

Contact Vivian Lockett-Prescott at (813) 996-2199 or Ardelle Sims at (352) 567-6565 for tickets.

Land O'Lakes

Ladies Night group helps Journey Village

The Wilderness Lakes Preserve Ladies Night group will be presenting Journey Village with donations and supplies Friday at 6:30 p.m. The donations are from the residents of Wilderness Lake Preserve and the surrounding community.

On March 7, the Ladies Night group held a Bunko fundraiser for Journey Village, a Pasco County Homeless advocate group.

In addition to the fundraiser, the Ladies Night group has an ongoing coupon collection to stretch the proceeds. The coupons have helped the group buy desperately needed items that are distributed directly to the homeless through Journey Village.

Journey Village provides non-perishable food, tents, tarps, blankets, clothing, over the counter medicine, personal care items, books, and toys for these needy individuals who find themselves in this unfortunate situation.

Land O'Lakes

Garden club plans a tour of Holly's Nursery

The Land O'Lakes Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. on April 7, at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd.

The meeting will feature a covered-dish luncheon, after which the members will go to Holly's Nursery in Lutz for a walk-through and discussion.

All members are asked to bring a flower, and a donation of paper goods or other non-perishable items for Christian Social Services.

The club meets once a month from September through May. New members and visitors are always welcome.

For further information, call Marie Woody at (813) 961-2697.

Dade City

Pasco High multi-class reunion sets a date

The Pasco High School Class of 1969 will host the Reunion of the Decades, planned for June 20 at the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, 10641 Old Tampa Bay Drive, San Antonio.

The event also includes Pasco High School Classes from 1933 to 1979.

Plans for the reunion include DJ Bob Floyd of the Bob Floyd Show, who involves the audience with contests as well as playing music from all the different eras.

Anyone interested in being a donor or who has questions can call Leanne Overstreet at (813) 928-1247 or send an e-mail to


School field day features animal fun

West Zephyrhills Elementary will have its annual Field Day on Friday.

The theme for the event this year is "Animal Fun Field Day."

For questions, contact Tim Carter at

Land O'Lakes

Birth certificates now available in new office

The Pasco County Health Department announces the addition of a new Vital Statistics location in Land O'Lakes.

Birth certificates are now available from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Health Department at 4135 Land O'Lakes Blvd.

Birth certificates from 1917 to the present will be available for $12 for the first copy and $8 for each additional copy of the same record. Call (813) 558-5173, ext. 133.

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