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Pasco registration for kindergarten, pre-K begins May 2


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register for kindergarten, pre-k on may 2

Start gathering your paperwork, parents: Registration for kindergarten and pre-K programs will be held May 2 at elementary schools throughout the county. Contact the school of your choice for specific times. Children must be 5 by Sept. 1 to register for kindergarten. The items needed for registration include the child's birth certificate (or other proof of birth date), health examination (HRS Form 3040), HRS certificate of immunization and proof of residency (such as current utility bill or lease agreement). Children must be 4 by Sept. 1 to apply for Head Start programs. Items needed for registration include birth certificate (or other proof of birth date), Social Security card, Medicaid or Florida Kid Care card (or proof of application) and family income documentation from the past six weeks. Head Start has limited enrollment and guidelines for low-income families.


Earth Day offers shows, workshops

Covanta will host its 15th annual Earth Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Crews Lake Wilderness Park. The event features a native plant sale, a Croc Encounters reptile show, earth friendly children's crafts, education booths, a lady bug release, and rain barrel and composting workshops. Several recycling programs will be available. Turn in a mercury-containing device and get a $5 Walmart gift card, drop off unused or expired medications for safe disposal and bring in household electronics, including computers, monitors and cell phones for recycling. Two televisions can be dropped off for free; additional monitors will be charged $7 apiece. The park is at 16739 Crews Lake Drive.


May safe driving courses scheduled

The AARP has announced its safe driving courses for next month. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers. The dates are:

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 and 5 at Community Hospital, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. Call toll-free 1-877-442-2362.

• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 14 at South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. Call John Carland at (727) 937-8923.

• 9 a.m. to noon May 19 and 20 at the New Port Richey Police Department, 6739 Adams St., New Port Richey. Call Lenore Frontczak at (727) 372-1495.

• 9 a.m. to noon May 23 and 24 at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, Hudson. Call Joan Shapiro (727) 856-7064.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 and 26 at Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. Call Ron Scuderi at (727) 856-3880.

Pasco deaths

A detailed list of obituaries is published in Tampa Bay.

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