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Pasco things to do, Aug. 17

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Ode to Cinematography: August's Friday Flix @ New Port Richey Library focuses on the art of film with weekly showings at 8 p.m. at the library, 5939 Main St. Today's feature is Pleasantville. Upcoming features include The Diving Bell and the Butterfly on Aug. 24; and Zelig on Aug. 31. Free.

Musically inclined

Music and comedy: John Timpanelli and others perform music and comedy at 2 and 7 p.m. today and Aug. 24 and 31 at Cinema 6, 9510 U.S. 19, Port Richey. $10. Call (727) 379-6557.

For the cats: The Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel hosts a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the center, 30651 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel. A band called the Rockaways plays the music of the Beatles and rock and the blues to benefit WeCATS, a nonprofit dedicated to improving life for feral cats. $10. Call (813) 794-8772 or visit wecats.com.

Art events

Shapes and shadows: Work by photographer Lisa Barrus is on display in an exhibit called Randomality at 52 Thursday through Sept. 20 at the art gallery in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library at Pasco-Hernando Community College, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Barrus' photos portray life's simplicity in shapes and shadows. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

Consider this

Not for the modest: A Mid-Summer Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday at Gulf Coast Nudist Resort, 13220 Houston Ave., Hudson. The event, which is geared to introduce non-nudists to the nudist lifestyle, will include vendor booths, food, a DJ and various activities. Admission is $10 per day. For information, call (727) 857-5914.

Bike Night: Motorcyclists from all over are welcome to show off their rides from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Live entertainment. Call (813) 994-2242 or visit theshopsatwiregrass.com.

Marital bliss: A "Not So Newlywed Game" will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. There will be a break for dinner, which will include antipasto salad, lasagna, garlic bread and dessert. Music will be provided by Mr. Ivory. Tickets are $15 per person and must be purchased at the bar. Call (727) 863-2520.

A bottle of red: Join winemaker Ron Hunt as he shares his experiences and knowledge of wine from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. $25 prepaid or $30 at the door. Call (813) 996-2113 or visit floridaestateswines.com.

Think ahead

Stuff the Bus Benefit Concert: Tommy Mara and the Crests will perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Bring a new unwrapped school supply, such as a notebook, a box of crayons or a package of pencils to "stuff the bus" for the Boys & Girls Club of Hernando County. Tickets are $25. A light menu and cash bar are available. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call (727) 863-7949.

Send events to Arleen Spenceley, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or email aspenceley@tampabay.com. Submit items at least two weeks in advance.

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