Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Education

Class notes

Calendar

• High school FCAT reading and math retakes, Monday-Friday. .

• April 18: No school.

• April 21-30: End of course exams.

• April 22-25 FCAT 2.0 reading, math and science.

• April 30: Progress reports.

Music/art/theater

• Pine View Middle School band presents the seventh annual "Night Under the Stars," from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Land O'Lakes High School stadium, 20325 Gator Lane. There will be music, food, a silent basket auction and a famous drum line battle followed by a Battle of the Bands near night's end.

Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7381:

• JW Mitchell High drama presents, Shrek the Musical, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. April 13. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 day of show and $15 preferred seating. (727) 774-9358.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772

• Arts Power presents E. L. Konigsburg's From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler at 10:30 a.m. and noon Thursday All ages. $4.

• Wesley Chapel High drama presents Scott Haan's, Annie Play Will Do at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. General admission tickets are $5, $3 students.

• All County Elementary choral concert, 4 p.m. Saturday.

Briefly

• The Mitchell High Boy's Golf Team 9th Annual Mustang Golf Scramble will be May 4 at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $90 or $320 for a foursome and includes the cart and greens fee, awards dinner, range balls, tee gifts, on-course contests and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Mitchell Golf Team. Checks should be made payable to "Mitchell Boy's Golf" and mailed to Mitchell High School, 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34655 Attn: Coach Hyatt. Deadline for entry is April 24 For information, call (727) 372-3176 or email [email protected]

• ING's Unsung Heroes Grant Program is accepting applications for 2014 awards. Every year, 100 educators are selected to receive awards of $2,000 each. Three finalists are then chosen to receive additional funding of $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000. Awards are to be used to further projects within the school or school systems. Applicants must provide a thorough description of the project; demonstrate how the program directly benefits students, the school, parents and the community; and put together a budget showing how they would spend the $2,000 grant and potential additional funding. The application deadline is April 30. For information, Pasco County educators can call Fawn Lane at (813) 956-6658. Applications can be submitted online at unsungheroes.scholarshipamerica.org.

Library notes

Centennial Park, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday, (727) 834-3204.

• Teen Advisory Board, 4 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Lego Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday. For kids of all ages and their families.

• Paws for Friendship, 4 p.m. Thursday. Elementary grades.

• Spring Breeze Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

Hudson Regional, 8012 Library Road, (727) 861-3040.

• Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Act Up Drama Club, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 3 and up.

Land O'Lakes, 2818 Collier Parkway, (813) 929-1214.

• Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Reading Buddies, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Elementary school readers can sign up for reading practice with a friendly volunteer. Bring a favorite book or choose one from the library. To register, call the library at (813) 929-1214. Elementary grades.

• Chess Club, 2 p.m. Saturday.. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your favorite chess set or use one from the library.

• Tween Gaming, 2 p.m. Saturday. Ages 9-12.

New River, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills, (813) 788-6375.

• Homework Help for grades 1-5, 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.

• Knitting Club, 6 p.m. Thursday. Bring a pair of size 8 knitting needles and a ball of No. 4 yarn. Grades 6 and above.

• Children's Kite Program., 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

Regency Park, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey, (727) 861-3049.

• Anime Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday. Grades 6-12.

• Reading to Your BBFFs, 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Reluctant readers (and readers of all skill levels) can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. Elementary grades.

South Holiday, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, (727) 834-3312.

• Lego Maniacs, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Grades K-5.

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