Register Saturday for youth basketball
The Salvation Army — West Pasco will hold registration for its youth basketball league from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at its community center, 7745 Ridge Road.
Parents should bring a copy of their child's birth certificate, unless it is already on file. Draft day is Dec. 19, and all children will qualify for a team.
The season runs through March with two games a week plus practices. For information, call Bobby Riordan, community center director, at (727) 815-8539 ext. 224.
Angelus center to present pageant
The children and adults of the Angelus center for developmentally disabled people will present the Angelus Christmas Pageant, a live narration of the Christmas Story, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Dec, 12, 13, 19 and 20 at the center, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson (5 miles east of U.S. 19).
The show starts at 6:30 p.m. (the program will be canceled if there is rain or extreme cold) and ends at 7 p.m. at the Activity Center, where refreshments will be served.
No charges nor solicitations will be made, as the event is the Angelus' annual gift to the community.
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Church to hold free holiday concert
Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs will present "Sing We Now of Christmas" at 4 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary of the church, 4651 Little Road.
The free concert will feature soloists, instrumentalists, anthems and carol singing by the audience. An optional dinner will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Founders' Hall; tickets for the meal are available in advance for $12 per person or $30 per family.
To make a reservation, contact the church office at (727) 376-3326.
Country artist to play for National Guard
Country music artist Michael Ray will perform a free show from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday to honor the members of the Dade City National Guard unit set to deploy early next year.
The performance, organized by the nonprofit group Standing Tall for Veterans, will be held on the square in front of Beef O'Brady's, 14136 Seventh St. For information, call Chuck Bennett at (352) 238-3148 or visit standingtallforveterans.org.
Free concerts at church on Sundays
Agape Baptist Church has announced this month's lineup of free Sunday night gospel music concerts.
Doors open at 4 p.m., concerts begin at 5 p.m. each Sunday at the church, 39735 Chancey Road.
This month's lineup includes Blackwood Legacy this Sunday; open mic night on Dec. 13; Lovesong on Dec. 20; and One Heart on Dec. 27.
For information, call (813) 788-3330 or (813) 788-3366. A love offering will be taken, and the WWJD Food Ministry will collect nonperishable food items at the door.
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Make reservations for Democrats' party
The West Pasco Democratic Club will hold its holiday party at noon Dec. 12 in the Fairway Room (second floor) of Seven Springs Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd.
Entertainment will be provided by singer and keyboardist Andy Martin. Guests can choose from a meal of chicken Marsala or lemon crumb cod. Reservations must be made by Saturday by calling Joan at (727) 372 2619 or Gerri at (727) 816 8848, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cost is $25 for adults and $13 for children.
Music studio event for its customers
Colorama Music will hold "Customer Appreciation Night" on Dec. 11 featuring the Stringer Band and other special guests. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. at Colorama Music, 9302 Denton Ave. There is no cover charge, and free dessert with dinner. Reservations recommended. Call (727) 863-7539 or visit www.coloramamusic.com.
Hanukkah party to feature food, movie
Congregation Beth Tefillah Jewish Community Center will hold its annual Hanukkah party at 1 p.m. Dec. 13 at 9841 Scenic Drive.
The movie The Frisco Kid will be shown. Pizza, latkes with applesauce and jelly doughnuts will be served. Cost is $5 per person or $10 per family. For reservations call (727) 847-3814.
Many items for sale at craft fair, bazaar
West Winds Assisted Living Facility will host its first indoor Craft Fair and Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 11.
The event will feature more than 35 vendors of items including jewelry, hand-sewn items, woodworking displays, hand-painted art, floral arrangements, home decor, beauty supplies and children's items.
Free admission and parking at the facility, 37411 Eiland Blvd. Call (813) 783-8100 for information.
See Jim Carrey's 'Grinch' for free
The Holiday Recreation Complex will offer a free showing of Jim Carrey's How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 6:30 p.m. Friday. People are invited to bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the show at the complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd.
Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call (727) 934-4198 or (727) 942-7439.
Order tickets for barn dance, buffet
The Ladies' Auxiliary of St. Michael's Knights of Columbus Council 10377 is hosting a barn dance at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the parish center at 8014 State Road 52.
A dinner buffet of pulled barbecue pork, baked beans, salads, dessert and beverage will be served. The event will include games, entertainment and music.
Tickets are $15 per person, and can be ordered by calling Martha at (727) 697-1054.