Gulfside Elementary: Halloween Candy "Sweet Swap," Thursday and Friday.
Longleaf Elementary: Student Council Food Drive continues through Nov. 9.
Moore Mickens Education Center: First quarter Honor Assembly, 9 a.m. Nov. 7. Parents, family members and the community are invited.
•The Greater Pasco Youth Symphony is enrolling music students, grades 5-12, with openings for violin, viola, cello, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. Enrollment is open through Saturday. For information or to schedule an audition, call Emiko Wennerholt at (727) 858-8024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Genesis Preparatory School Art Exhibit will be held through November at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey.
Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7381.
• River Ridge High Drama presents Charles Morey's The Ladies Man at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. $5. Purchase tickets the day of the show at the box office or in advance by calling (727) 774-7386 or email email@example.com.
• River Ridge Middle Drama presents Ray Bradbury's play version of Fahrenheit 451 at 7 p.m. Nov. 9-10. $3.
Youth library events
Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.
• Movie & Popcorn, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K through 5.
Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.
• Kids Halloween Fun!, 4 p.m. today. Children 12 and under with parent or guardian.
• Teens Create: Teen Iron Chef, 4 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6-12.
• Kids Fun Factory, 2 p.m. Saturday. Children 12 and under with parent or guardian.
Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes. (813) 929-1214.
• Popcorn and a Movie, 2 p.m. Saturday. All ages.
New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.
• Homework Help for Grades 1-5, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Provided by teen volunteers.
• International Gaming at Your Library Day, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4 and above.
Regency Park Branch, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.
• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. (727) 834-3331.
• International Games Day, 2 p.m. Saturday. All ages.
Send your school news to Michele Miller. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org; fax at (813) 909-4611; by mail, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or call (813) 435-7307.