• 5:30 p.m. Beacon Square Civic Club, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday, (727) 849-3740.
• 7 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday, (727) 938-5977. Smoking and non-smoking rooms.
Fish fry: 5 to 7:30 p.m. today. AMVETS Post 16, 9638 State Road 52, Hudson, (727) 868-7391. Donation: $6.50 to $8. Music.
Pinochle: Noon every Friday. Hudson Community Club, 1121 Water Tower Drive, (727) 856-7590 or 863-7914. Donation: $1.
Senior dances: 1 to 3 p.m. every Friday. Grove Park Community Center, 4145 Fairford Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 834-3285. No fee.
Seafood and karaoke: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday, (727) 937-9030. Menu items: $7.95 to $8.95. Featured: all-you-can-eat fish, blue-plate special, butterfly shrimp. Roy's Karaoke at 7 p.m. No cover.
Unlimited pancakes: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Tanglewood Mobile Village Men's Club, 4921 Capeheart Drive, Holiday, (727) 938-1793. Full breakfast includes two eggs and beverage. Donation: $3.
Chili Cook-Off: Noon Saturday. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Holiday Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday, (727) 938-5977, is hosting a chili cook-off and a salsa contest. Buffet follows cookout, $5 in advance, $6 at the door.
Saturday Night Polish Dance: 6 p.m. Saturday. Polish American Social Club, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Music by Krys and his "Raz I Dwa" Band with vocalist. Casual dress. Donation: $7. Call Krys at (727) 862-1520.
Pancake breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 24 at American Legion Paradise Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey, (727) 842-4378. Full breakfast with eggs and all you can eat. Donation: $3.50 adults, $2.50 children younger than 6. For Scout information, call Mike or Donna De Boer at (727) 842-1811.
Upcoming programs: Starkey Environmental Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey, (727)834-3474. No fees.
• Boardwalk Biodiversity: 6 p.m. Monday. Look for plant community clues.
• Turtle Hurdles: 2 p.m. Tuesday. Can you survive the sea turtles trek?
• Wetlands Demonstration: 5 p.m. Wednesday. See what marshes and swamps do for us.
Green Tag Sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Thrift Shop of St. Stephen's Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey, (727) 378-5622 or 849-4330. Any item with a green tag or sticker will be 50 percent off.
Hearing the Cry of the Homeless: 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Social Justice Committee of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Community is sponsoring this seminar on the homeless at 8320 Old County Road 54 in New Port Richey. It includes a slide presentation, a speech by Pasco County Community Development project supervisor Eugene Williams and a presentation by Philip Coit, director of Faith Formation for St. Thomas, on "The Call of Christ to Assist the Homeless." A discussion with questions from the audience. Call (727) 372-8600.
Send all events with group name, address and public telephone number at least 14 days in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail Lucille Lazich, West Happenings, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668.