Feb. 18: Presidents' Day, no school.
Feb. 26-28: FCAT 2.0 Writing
Cypress Elementary: Fourth-grade Writing Breakfast, 8:45 a.m. Thursday. • PTO meeting, 8:30 a.m. Monday.
Gulfside Elementary: "Lunch with Mom and Dad" Week continues through Friday. • PTO Valentine's Dance, 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Northwest Elementary: Family Involvement meeting, 8:30 a.m. Friday.
• High school artwork from the 17th annual Art of Recycling competition will be on display Monday through Feb. 28 at the West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizen Drive (off Little Road), New Port Richey. The public may vote for their favorite piece of art. Winners will receive awards the week of Feb. 11.
• Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. in New Port Richey, will feature artwork of students in the Very Special Arts program through February.
• River Ridge Middle and High School combined band concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey.
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.
• Family Yoga, 2 p.m. Saturday.
Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. (727) 834-3204.
• Jellybean Bracelets, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.
Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes, (813) 929-1214.
• Kids Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Elementary grades.
New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.
• Tween Popcorn and a Movie, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.
• Children's Craft Corner, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.
Regency Park Branch, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.
• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Elementary grades.
• LEGO Mania, 6 p.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.
• Together We Can Build a Stronger Community in Holiday Lakes, 11 a.m. Saturday at Paul R. Smith Middle School, 1410 Sweetbriar Drive, Holiday. Learn about everything from fire safety to financial information, and win prizes from gift cards to oil changes. A career/job bus will be there. Resources pertaining to health care, addiction recovery, low-income living and pregnancy care will be available. Free income tax preparation and resume writing help. Groups represented include Metropolitan Ministries, Healthy Start and United Way. There will be free games, face painting and craft activities.
• Physical education teachers Michael Dodge and Tim Carter of West Zephyrhills Elementary host the Merrill Lynch Bulldog Dash, a 1-mile kids run, at 10 a.m. Saturday at the school, 6335 12th St., Zephyrhills. Open to all schools. Awards presented to top finishers in each age group. Door prizes include restaurant gift cards. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit West Zephyrhills Elementary Runners Club Inc. Register at bulldogdash.org. $10 fee includes T-shirt.
Send school news to Michele Miller by email at [email protected]; fax at (813) 909-4611; by mail, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or call (813) 435-7307.