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Pasco has plenty of July Fourth picnics

Today's activities: CARES Elfers Senior Center, 4137 Barker St., (727) 847-1290.

Quilters from 9 to 11 a.m. New members and visitors are always welcome. No fee.

• Bridge from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $2.

• Fiddle and Strings classes from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $2.

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Music Jamboree: 3 to 6 p.m. every Thursday until July 31. CARES Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson, (727) 863-6868. Cost per session: $3. Area musicians from the country, folk, gospel and bluegrass tradition will play. Short break at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments available.

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Bingo: 5 p.m. today. Pasco Italian American Civic Club, 7621 Maryland Ave., Hudson, (727) 862-2183. Supper available.

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Dinner and music: 5 to 7 p.m. today. Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday, (727) 937-9030. Serving steaks, chops, land and sea, more. Menu items from $6.95 to $9.95. Music by Twist with Dino from 7 to 10 p.m. No cover.

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Social time: VFW Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 376-3502. Karaoke from 3 to 6 p.m. today, buffet at 5 p.m. Cost: $3.

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Double Deck Pinochle Club: 6 p.m. every Thursday. Embassy Hills Civic Club House, 9509 Palm Ave., Port Richey, (727) 842-8681. Singles and couples welcome.

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AMVETS social time: 6:30 p.m. today. AMVETS Post 16, 9638 State Road 52, Hudson, (727) 868-7391. Fun and games. Food available.

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Tai chi: 7 to 8 p.m. today. Beacon Square Civic Club, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday, (727) 849-3740. Cost: $5.

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Jazz and dinner: 6 p.m. today. VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Dinner: $6.50. Jazz from 7 to 10 p.m.

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Bingo Friday: 9 a.m. Friday. Eagles 3153, 5446 Leisure Lane, New Port Richey, (727) 847-1090.

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Salute to veterans: 1 p.m. Sunday. VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Live music and lots of fun.

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Dinner dance: Doors open 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Polish American Social Club, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Menu: roast pork or baked chicken. Dancing from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Cost: $11 members, $12 guests. For reservations call Josephine at (727) 862-1520.

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Macintosh User Group workshop: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Life Point Christian Church, 6219 River Road in New Port Richey. For information call (727) 376-4659.

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Cheerleading Camp '08: Registration deadline is July 11. Classes will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 14 to 18. Grove Park Community Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey. Fee: $35. Program for children ages 5 and up. For information call (727) 834-3286.

Fourth of July picnics:

2 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7987 will have a picnic at the post, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 376-3502. Menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, side dishes. Cost: $3. Music from 3 to 6 p.m.

2 p.m. Tawney VFW Post 4412, 13129 Colony Road, Hudson, (727) 856-0051. Cookout and music. Menu prices vary. Shotgun bingo from 6 to 9 p.m.

4 to 6:30 p.m. American Legion Paradise Post 79 at 5329 Legion Place in New Port Richey, (727) 842-4378. Menu: Barbecue chicken. Entertainment from 5 to 10 p.m. provided by Marty and The Nice Guys. Cost: $7.50.

4 p.m. Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday, (727) 937-9030. Cost: $7.95. Menu: Barbecue ribs, potato salad, baked beans, corn on the cob and Texas toast. Karaoke at 7 p.m.

4 to 6 p.m. VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Cost: $4 per person. Music by Sharon from 6 to 9 p.m. Picnic fare.

Send all events with group name, address and public telephone number at least 14 days in advance to Lucille Lazich, West Happenings, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668 or e-mail to

Pasco has plenty of July Fourth picnics 07/02/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 2:11pm]
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