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West Pasco happenings: Thursday a time to remember lost loved ones

A Time to Remember: 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m. Thursday. On the grounds of the Marliere Hospice Care Center, 6801 Rowan Road, New Port Richey, (727) 863-7971. Ample seating is provided and no charge to participate. Individuals who have lost a loved one are invited to attend ceremonies, which are facilitated by their chaplains and bereavement counselors.

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Duplicate bridge sanctioned: Noon to 4 p.m. today. Beacon Square Civic Club, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday, (727) 849-3740. Donation: $5.

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American Legion Paradise Post 79: 7:30 p.m. today. New and current members are invited to attend at 5329 Legion Place, New Port Richey, (727) 859-0467.

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Bingo today:

• 10:30 a.m. St. James Catholic Church, 8400 Monarch Drive, Port Richey, (727) 869-3130.

• 11:30 a.m. Holiday Lake Estates, 3624 Atlantis Drive, Holiday, (727) 934-2959. Non-smoking.

• 12:30 p.m. Forest Hills Civic Club, 1749 Harpoon Drive, Holiday, (727) 934-2616.

• 5 p.m. Polish American Pulaski Club, 4616 Darlington Road, Holiday, (727) 934-0900.

• 7:30 p.m. American Legion Post 335, 11421 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 868-3445.

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Social time and music: 6 to 9 p.m. today. VFW Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. Music by Texas Connection. No cover.

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Forum for New Port Richey Council candidates: 6:30 p.m. today at the New Port Richey City Hall. There are six candidates running — three for mayor and three for an open council seat. New Port Richey residents are encouraged to show up early (doors open at 6 p.m.) so they can submit written questions for the candidates. Topics may include redevelopment efforts, commerce, public services, quality of life and events-cultural activities. For details, call Kelly Maki (727) 992-8004.

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Back to nature: Upcoming activities at Starkey Environmental Education Center, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey, (727) 834-3474.

• Summer program orientation on science, ecology and the environment. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• Nature walk: Noon Thursday.

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Karaoke by Texas Connection: 6 to 9 p.m. today. VFW Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277. No cover.

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Carbohydrate counting class: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Community Hospital, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey, (727) 834-5630. Program: Easy eating for diabetics. No fee.

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Dancing: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Wednesday. New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Center, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. DJ Mike. $5. Call (727) 459-2076.

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Karaoke and eats: Food at 5:30 p.m.; karaoke at 7:30 p.m. American Legion Post 335, 11421 Osceola Drive, Hudson, (727) 868-3455. Menu prices vary.

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Come for lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Chester McKay VFW Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 376-3502. Menu prices start at $1.75.

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Retired Educators of West Pasco: Noon Thursday. Luncheon meeting will be at First Baptist Church, 6561 Circle Drive, New Port Richey, (727) 842-9184. Guest speaker will be Ann Larson of the Pasco Arts Council.

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Battle of the Bands XI: Rockus Maximus: 6 to 11 p.m. Friday. Come hear the bands vying for this year's title. Free entry with your Pasco library card. Crews Lake Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Shady Hills. For information, call (727) 861-3020.

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West Pasco Democratic Club: 1 p.m. Saturday. Meeting at New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Center, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey. Refreshments. For information, call (727) 848-1902.

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Spring dance: 6 p.m. Saturday. Polish American Club, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson, (727) 862-1520. Music: One & Two Band. Admission: $7. Food available.

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AARP safe driving classes: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 2 and 4. Space limited, reserve now. CARES Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson, (727) 863-6868.

Send all events with group name, address and public telephone number at least 14 days in advance to Lucille Lazich, West Happenings, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668 or e-mail to

West Pasco happenings: Thursday a time to remember lost loved ones 03/24/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 8:49am]
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