Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Education

Pasco class notes, week of Sept. 29 and beyond

Coming up

Oct. 7-18: FCAT retakes

Oct. 14-18: FTE week

Oct. 18: End of first quarter

Briefly

• The African American Club of Pasco offers FCAT Reading Preparation for high school students who failed the test and need to be better prepared to retake it in October. Classes are offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through early October at the former Booker T. Washington School, 6105 Pine Hill Road, Port Richey. A certified teacher is provided, along with mentors and volunteers. All students are welcome. $10 per week. Class is limited to 20 students. Call Darryll Stevenson Sr. at (727) 495-3206 to register.

• The Pasco County Council PTA meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road.

Music/art/theater

• A collection of works by the art students of Day Spring Academy Middle School will be included in the "Small World, Big Love" exhibit held through October at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. An opening reception will be 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5. For information, call (727) 848-6500.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel. (813) 794-8772 or (727) 774-8772:

• Tickets are available for Sound and Vision performed by University of Tampa's Wind Ensemble at 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Free.

• Tickets are available for Dallas Children's Theater presentation of E.B. White's Stuart Little, at 10:30 a.m. and noon Oct. 16. Appropriate for kindergarten through fifth grade. $4.

• Wesley Chapel High School Drama Department's One Act Performance is at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 & 11. $3. Tickets available at the box office on the night of the performances.

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

• Tickets are available for the Dallas Children's Theater presentation of E.B. White's Stuart Little at 10:30 a.m. and noon Oct. 16. Appropriate for kindergarten through fifth grade. $5.

College bound

• Oct. 15 is the deadline to apply for the 2014 Barnes Scholarships. Four scholarships will be awarded at $15,000 per year; $1,000 to semifinalists. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, community service and evidence of overcoming significant obstacles. Apply online at tampabay.com/scholarships.

Library notes

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

• PAWS for Friendship, 4 p.m. Thursday. Read a book of your choice to a cute and cuddly therapy dog. Elementary grades.

• Halloween Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5 and their families.

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

• Teen Advisory Board (TAB), 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Silly Saturday Dance Party, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Hugh Embry, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City, (352) 567-3576

• Teen Travel: Egypt, 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6-12.

• Star Wars Day/Kids' Fun Factory, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

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

• Anime Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 6-12.

• Teen Game Night, 6 p.m. Friday. Grades 6-12.

• Reading Buddies, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday by appointment. Elementary school readers can practice reading skills with a friendly volunteer. Bring your favorite book or choose one from the library. To register, call the library.

• Popcorn and a Movie, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

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

• Homework Help, 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Friday by appointment only. Grades 1-5.

• Teen Advisory Board (TAB), 6 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6-12.

• Anime Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6 and above.

• Gaming Club, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4 and above.

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

• Halloween Craft, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Grades 4-7.

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30-5 p.m. Thursday. Elementary grades.

• LEGO Mania, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

South Holiday, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday, (727) 834-3331

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

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

• Teen Anime Club, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 6-12.

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