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Support, exercise, and more to do in west Pasco

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

Canasta from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $2.

Mah-jongg from noon to 3 p.m. Cost: $2.

Gentle Exercise from 11 a.m. to noon. Cost: $1.

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Pet loss support group: 10 to 11:30 a.m. today. Gulfside Regional Hospice and Trinity Funeral Home will host this at meeting at 12609 Memorial Drive in New Port Richey. Contact: Nancy Terkeurst (727) 845-5707, ext. 1035.

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Summer line dancing class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. LaVilla Gardens Civic Center, 5730 Elena Drive, Holiday. Cost: $3. For information call Barbara (727) 939-2673 or Julia 943-8559.

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Canasta: 11:30 a.m. today. Hudson Community Club, 1121 Water Tower Drive, (727) 856-7590 or 863-7914. Cost: $1.

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Bingo today:

• 4 p.m. Gulf Harbors Clubhouse, 4610 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey, (727) 848-0596. Dinner specials. Free coffee.

• 5:30 p.m. Father Felix Ullrich Council 5869, 5850 Knights of Columbus Drive, Port Richey, (727) 848-6566.

• 7 p.m. VFW Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277.

• 7 p.m. VFW McKay Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727)376-3502.

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Euchre competition and music: 1 p.m. today. American Legion Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey, (727) 842-4378. Music from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. No cover.

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Dinner with the veterans: 4:30 to 6 p.m. today. VFW McKay Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 376-3502. Menu: roast beef, Salisbury steak and more. Cost: $6.50 to $8.50.

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Karaoke and darts: 7 to 10:30 p.m. today. Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday, (727) 937-9030. Featuring Rocky, the Singing Bartender. Food available. Darts at 7:30 p.m. No cover.

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Computer classes: CARES Elfers Senior Center at 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers offers computers classes from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings as follows:

• Internet – First week of the month.

• Computer I – Second week of the month.

• Microsoft Word – Third week of the month.

• Computer II (intermediate) – Fourth week of the month.

The fee for each three-day, six-hour course is $33 and includes a student manual. To register call Katy Rose (727) 847-1290.

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

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Macintosh User Group: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Life Point Christian Church, 6219 River Road, New Port Richey, (727) 376-4659. Program: Demonstration of Apple iWorks Numbers '08, an innovative spreadsheet application that allows you to personalize your organization.

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Scholarship dinner dance: 5 p.m. Saturday. Pasco Italian American Civic Club, 7621 Maryland Ave., Hudson, (727) 862-2183. Musical entertainment. Dancing. Cash bar. Dinner. Cost: $17. Call for reservations at (727) 457-5164.

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Gulfview Chapter Youth Group Stitching Class: 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road. Call Tami Dekorte for information (727) 809-1761. No fee.

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Indoor picnic: 10 a.m. July 2. Polish American Social Club, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Early Fourth of July picnic featuring sloppy joes, hot dogs and all the fixings. Games with prizes. Cost: $5. For information call Marcella at (352) 597-5908 or Dolores at (352) 596-4802.

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

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

Support, exercise, and more to do in west Pasco 06/24/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:18pm]
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