Aug. 11-15: Teacher planning days
Aug. 12: Middle and high school registration/orientation
Aug. 13: Elementary school registration/orientation
Aug. 18: First day of school for students
• Middle and high school art teachers and instructors looking for a place to exhibit student work might find some space at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. Each month during the school year the gallery features student work selected by their teachers. All media are acceptable: paintings, pastels, collages, photography, digital art, posters, upcycled, mixed media and more. Instructors and students are encouraged to participate in the hanging of the exhibition and are invited to attend the opening reception, along with friends and family, to discuss their work. Local instructors who are interested in setting up an exhibit should contact the gallery at (727) 848-6500 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Teen Summer Reading Club: Water Balloon Warfare, 1 p.m. Saturday at the Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway. For kids entering grades 8-12. For information about other youth events at Pasco County library branches, go to pascolibraries.org. For information about events at the New Port Richey Public Library, go to nprlibrary.org.
• United Way of Pasco County, along with Publix, Walmart and other community partners are helping Pasco teachers stock up for the coming school year with the annual Stuff the Bus events held Aug. 1-3 at 19 locations throughout Pasco County. Volunteers are needed. To help, go to tinyurl.com/stuffthebus2014.
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