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West Pasco happenings: Dec. 6-8


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Bay Area Singles Dance with DJ Mike: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Jasmine Lakes Civic Center, 7137 Jasmine Blvd., Port Richey. $7.(727) 868-1159.

Bingo: 11 a.m. Saturday. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 934-8025.

Bingo : 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 78, 6711 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. (727) 845-3886.

Breakfast Pancakes & Bazaar: Blueberry & plain pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuit, gravy and beverages. 8-10 a.m. Saturday. Colonial Hills Civic Hall, 3852 Prime Place, New Port Richey. $2.50, children under 10 are free. (727) 844-0717.

Christmas Party: Bring a $5 gift for Santa's Bag. Guests are welcome. 7 p.m. Saturday. Finnish American Club, 6016 Delaware Ave., New Port Richey. $5. (727) 847-3280.

Christmas Sale: Shop for Christmas and the home. 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. (727) 849-3740.

Country Western Bluegrass: 1 p.m. Saturday. CARES Senior Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. $2.(727) 847-1290.

Hacienda Village Bazaar: Crafts, theme baskets, baked goods, books, jewelry and much more. Food available. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hacienda Village Clubhouse, 7500 Granada Ave., New Port Richey. (727) 843-9545.

Handcrafted Gifts for the Holidays: Group show of unframed paintings, photography, jewelry, ornaments, small sculptures and more. Saturday - Monday. Artists' Way Cooperative Gallery, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 446-1708.

Historical Society Tree Festival: See the holiday displays. Vote for your favorite tree. Decorated by local groups. Santa workshop on lawn. Visit the Little Old School House. 10 a.m. Saturday. West Pasco Historical Society, 6431 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 849-1675.

Holiday Cookie Walk and Bazaar: Soup and sandwiches available. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 849-1943.

Holiday Gift Boutique: One-of-a-kind gifts. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. West Pasco Art Guild, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. (727) 841-7732.

Musical Journey Dinner Dance: Ribs and Kraut. Music by Musical Journey featuring Tom Eldridge. 5 p.m. Saturday. Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday. $2.99.(727) 937-9030.

Pancake Breakfast: All you can eat blueberry pancakes. 7:45-11 a.m. Saturday. United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Holiday. $3.(727) 937-1520.

Rediscover The First Christmas: Visit a living recreation of the town of Bethlehem. See a traditional Jewish Home and synagogue. Hear angelic hosts singing. Children can ride a chariot. Talk with Roman soldiers and much more. 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday - Monday. Hope United Methodist Church, 2200 Little Road, Trinity. Donation of non-perishable food items. (727) 372-4689.

Salvation Army "Angel Tree": Share with those less fortunate. You select a gift tag from tree and then buy a present. Return the unwrapped gift to the Angel Tree volunteers. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday - Monday. Gulfview Square Mall, 9409 U.S. 19, Port Richey. (727) 848-3600.

Social Time: Music by Vinnie Pauleric Band. Food available. 6 p.m. Saturday. VFW Larry Tawney Memorial Post 4412, 9735 Dick St., Hudson. Free.(727) 697-1602.

Social Time with Music: Music by The Bendy's from 6-9 p.m. Food available from 5:30-7 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. VFW Randolph Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey. Menu starts at $4.(727) 847-6277.

Toy Run for Abused and Neglected Children: Motorcycle and classic car poker and toy run. Proceeds will go to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office for Neglected and Abused Children. Bring one unwrapped gift for ages 2 to 16. 10 a.m. Saturday. Chickies Pub, 6408 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. $10 per hand or $20 for 3 hands. (727) 938-7147.

Under the Stars Holiday Bazaar: Holiday Bazaar, Arts. Crafts. Pony rides and hay rides for children. Food available. Holiday lights. Live music. Noon-10 p.m. Saturday. Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, Scenic and Cinema drives, Port Richey. (727) 638-1890.


Bingo: 5 p.m. Sunday. Elks Lodge 2284, 7201 Congress St., New Port Richey. (727) 849-5192.

Breakfast and Flea Market: All-you-can-eat breakfast includes beverages. Proceeds to Cotee River Lions Handicapped and Braille Trail Park. 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday. Lions Club - Cotee River, 8320 Plathe Road, New Port Richey. $4.(727) 863-6070.

Buffet Breakfast & Steak Dinner: Men's Auxiliary. Eggs, french toast and beverages from 8 to 11 a.m. Ham steak dinner at 4 p.m. 8-11 a.m. Sunday. VFW Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. $6 breakfast, $7.50 dinner. (727) 938-5977.

Family Breakfast: Each breakfast cooked to order. 8-11 a.m. Sunday. VFW Post 7987 , 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey. $2.50 and up. (727) 376-3502.

Historical Society Open House: See the many holiday displays. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. West Pasco Historical Society, 6431 Circle Blvd., New Port Richey. Free. (727) 849-1675.

Nature Coast Festival Singers: Christmas concert. 3 p.m. Sunday. First United Methodist Church, 8831 W Bradshaw Blvd., Homosassa. Free; donations to the Ayer Memorial Scholarships will be accepted. (352) 628-4083.

Richey Concert Band: Holiday favorites. Favorite Hanukkah songs. Special: March Ardennes commemorating the Battle of the Bulge. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. $2.(727) 842-7502 or 842-9177.

Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge: Open group. 1 p.m. Sunday. Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. $5. (727) 849-3740.

Sunday Dinner: Menu: roast beef or baked chicken. 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Polish American Social Club, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. $11 members. $12 non-members .(727) 862-1520.


Monday Activities: Cancelled: Tai Chi-B 8:45 a.m. Fee $2.

Cancelled: Tai Chi-A 9:45 a.m. Fee $2.

Gentle Exercise 11 a.m. Fee $1.

Bingo 1:30 pm. 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday. CARES Senior Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers. $1-$2.(727) 847-1290.

Ballroom Dance Classes: Instructor is Elinor L. Gregory with 30 years experience. Various styles. 10 a.m.-noon Monday. Veterans Memorial Park Pasco, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. Each class is $7.(727) 861-3033.

Billiken Meeting: 11:13 a.m. Monday. Niko's Restaurant, 6819 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (727) 372-0528.

Bingo: 5:30 p.m. Monday. Elks Lodge 2284, 7201 Congress St., New Port Richey. (727) 846-8012.

Bingo: 11 a.m. Monday. Polish American Pulaski Club, 4616 Darlington Road, Holiday. (727) 934-0900.

Bingo: 6 p.m. Monday. American Legion Paradise Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey. (727) 842-8387.

Bingo: Auxiliary lunch at 11 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Monday. American Legion Paradise Post 79, 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey. (727) 842-8387.

Bingo: 7 p.m. Monday. VFW Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. (727) 938-5977.

Bingo Monday: Doors open at 5 p.m. Non-smoking. Refreshments available. 6 p.m. Monday. South Buena Vista Park, 4212 Buena Vista Lane, Holiday. (727) 934-5130.

Card Party and Luncheon: Episcopal Women will be in the parish hall. Salad bar luncheon. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. noon Monday. St. Stephen Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. $6 per person. (727) 376-5918 or 849-4330.

Coast Guard Flotilla 11-7: Auxiliary-sponsored event. Pot luck supper. Bring a dish. Open meeting. Call Billy Pfaff, commander, for information. 6:30 p.m. Monday. First Baptist Church of Hudson, 7009 Hudson Ave., Hudson. (727) 869-0784.

Fundraiser Dinner Dance: 5-9 p.m. Monday. Eagles Suncoast Aerie 3153, 5446 South Leisure Lane, New Port Richey. $7.(727) 847-1090.

Group Ballroom Classes: Two classes: 11 a.m and 7 p.m. Instructor is Elinor Gregory. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday. Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. $7 per class.(727) 861-3033.

Haddash - Film Group: Movie: Marjorie Morningstar. 1 p.m. Monday. Pasco County Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. Free. (727) 868-0113.

Holiday Toy Drive: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday. Goodyear Tire Center 1945, 5038 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. (727) 849-7516.

Jazz Dancing: Pat Griebel directs. Dances are choreographed. 2:30 p.m. Monday. Seven Springs Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. $3 per class. (727) 372-8057.

Monday Activities: News & Views 9 a.m. Fee $3.

Tai Chi 11 a.m. Fee $3.

Exercise 11 a.m. Fee $3.

Beginners String Music Class 4 p.m. Fee $13. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday. CARES Musunuru Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. $3-$13.(727) 863-6868.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting: Call for information. Noon Monday. Royal Super Buffet, 9550 U.S. 19, Port Richey. (727) 372-7710.

The Mummers - String Band: Doors open at 4 p.m. Sandwich, donut and coffee at 6 p.m. 4 p.m. Monday. Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. $3.(727) 255-9117.

Women's Knitting Group: Join the ladies in making chemo caps and premie caps for those in need. You can crotchet or knit. Come to learn. 10 a.m. Monday. United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Holiday. (727) 937-1520.

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