New Port Richey
Bilirakis will host seniors resource fair
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will host a free seniors resource fair from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Madison Square Special Event Center, 4035 Madison St. More than 15 nonprofit and government agencies will provide numerous free services for seniors, including blood pressure checks, diabetes testing, hearing testing and bone density checks. Information also will be available on nutrition, prescription drug coverage, respite and Alzheimer's care needs, employment information, and veterans' services. For information, call (727) 773-2871.
New Port Richey
'Arsenic and Old Lace' in the park
The classic movie Arsenic and Old Lace will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at Sims Park as part of the city's free Movies in the Park series. The film features Cary Grant as a mild-mannered drama critic who learns that his two kindly and lovable aunts have been poisoning people with elderberry wine. The free movies are sponsored by the city's Cultural Affairs Committee. Moviegoers are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks or dinner and nonalcoholic beverages to enjoy an evening out with friends and family members. For information or to sign up for notices of future events, visit DiscoverNPR.com.
Legg, Simpson will address GOP club
State Rep. John Legg and Trilby businessman Wilton Simpson, both candidates for the District 11 state Senate seat, will address the Republican Club of Central Pasco on Oct. 26. The candidates will discuss their campaigns and the strengths they believe they would bring to the office. Both are vying to replace state Sen. Mike Fasano, who cannot seek the seat again due to term limits. Social hour and dinner begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Groves Golf and Country Club, 7924 Melogold Circle. For information, call (813) 326-8802.
BurgerMonger will muscle into area
Move over, Red Robin. BurgerMonger, the restaurant on Dale Mabry Highway known for its gourmet monster creations, is expanding to Wesley Chapel. The sign with the hamburger-holding cartoon character went up a couple of weeks ago in front of the strip center on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard that houses First Watch cafe and Bonefish Grill. BurgerMonger, founded in the late 1980s by two businessmen, uses Akaushi beef in its burgers. The meat comes from a breed of Japanese cattle and is "several grades above USDA Prime," according to the restaurant's website.