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Things to do in Pasco County, May 25 and looking ahead

Greater Pasco Youth Symphony

The Greater Pasco Youth Symphony presents its spring recital at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 7540 Ridge Road, Port Richey. $10. (727) 858-8024.

Theater buffs

Song and dance: The high-energy musical Swing! continues matinees and evenings through June 3 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip, for adults; $24.95 and $19.95 for ages 12 and younger. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Lovable lady: The musical comedy Mame concludes this weekend at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $17, reserved seating. Call (727) 842-6777.

Unlucky in love: Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers, about a middle-aged man who fumbles through several attempts at an extramarital affair, will run weekends June 1-10 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Shows are 8 p.m., except 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $14-$16 ($10 opening night). Call (727) 942-5605.

Auditions

Richey Suncoast Theatre will host auditions for the musical She Loves Me at 7 p.m. June 3 and 4 at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Bring a head shot photograph (will not be returned). Shows will be weekends from Sept. 13-30. Call (727) 842-6777.

Art events

Young artists exhibit: "Kids 'n' Art" is on display through June 1 at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. The artists are local elementary and middle school students. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call (727) 845-7322.

Folk art: The works of Wendy "Win" Hammer are featured this month at the HiBrow Gallery, 14125 Seventh St., Dade City. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment. Call (813) 417-6336.

Art exhibit and reception: The sixth annual Artist Member's Exhibit is on display at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. An opening reception is from 6-9 p.m. June 1 at the gallery. Meet the artists. Includes refreshments. Call (727) 848-6500.

Consider this

Lagoon dip netting: Wade in and discover what lives in the gentle nursery of Sawyer's Basin Lagoon at 6 p.m. Friday at Eagle Point Park (at the west end of Trouble Creek Road) in New Port Richey.

Taste of this and that: Seven Springs Rotary Wine, Beer and Cigar Tasting Extravaganza, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Homewood Suites by Hilton, 11119 U.S. 19 North, Port Richey. Live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, chance drawings. $35. Proceeds benefit the Pasco County Library Adaptive Toy Program. For a ticket, call Roz Fenton at (727) 514-1689.

Ghost Tours: Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house built more than 150 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members, including May's 3-year-old daughter, Jessie. Handheld cameras and recording devices welcome. Reservations required for weekend tours. $20, cash only. Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. (352) 799-0129.

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.

Things to do in Pasco County, May 25 and looking ahead 05/24/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 24, 2012 2:42pm]
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