Thursday, April 19, 2018
Education

Pasco County class notes for June 6

Gulfside Regional Hospice's fifth annual "Rhythm of the Spirit" Teen Camp is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Lakewood Retreat in Brooksville.

Planned activities help teens cope with the death of a loved one.

There will be a drum circle and Rhythm of the Spirit Memorial.

Other activities include roasting marshmallows, outdoor games, arts and crafts and exercises in team-building, plus a round of ice cream sundaes to complete the day.

For information on Gulfside Regional Hospice bereavement services or the camp, call (727) 844-3946 or visit www.grhospice.org.

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Gulfside Regional Hospice's fifth-annual "Rhythm of the Spirit" Teen Camp is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Lakewood Retreat in Brooksville.

Planned activities help teens cope with the death of a loved one.

There will be a drum circle and Rhythm of the Spirit Memorial.

Other activities include roasting marshmallows, outdoor games, arts and crafts and exercises in team-building, plus a round of ice cream sundaes to complete the day.

For information on Gulfside Regional Hospice bereavement services or the camp, call (727) 844-3946 or visit www.grhospice.org.

Gulfside Elementary: New student registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday throughout the summer. The school will be offering grade-appropriate summer reading, technology and science camps for students. For information on times and dates of camps, call the school at (727) 774-6000.

Youth library events

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

• Summer Reading Kickoff Event: The Amazing Magic of Cesar Domico, 11 a.m. Saturday. For all ages.

Hudson Regional, 8012 Library Road. (727) 861-3040; TDD: (727) 861-3024

• The Summer Reading Club Kickoff will feature a performance by the comic Jiggleman, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday. All ages.

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

• Summer Reading Club Kickoff will feature a free magic show by Erick Olson, 2 p.m. Saturday

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

• Summer Reading Club Kickoff Event: Medieval Faire, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday behind the library. Come see what life was like in Medieval times. Free for all ages.

New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St. (727) 853-1264

End of school year triple feature celebration, Thursday. Featured films are, Grease at 2 p.m., Can't Hardly Wait, at 4 p.m. and Orange County, at 6 p.m. Ages 13 and up.

Summer Reading Program Open Enrollment starts June 15. The Tampa Taiko Japanese Drummers kick it all off at noon with enrollment immediately after the show. For information, go to www.nprlibrary.org.

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

• The Children's Summer Reading Club Kickoff Event will feature a performance by the Battersby Duo 2-3 p.m. Saturday. They were recently part of a Grammy win as contributing artists to the album All About Bullies Big and Small, which won for Best Children's Album.

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

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

• The Summer Reading Club Kickoff will feature a free performance by the comic Jiggleman, 11:15 a.m. Saturday

South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday. 727-834-3331

• Summer Reading Club Kickoff Carnival, 4 p.m. Friday Admission is free.

• Teen After-hours Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party, 5 p.m. Saturday. Featured will be music, video games, candy and fun. Free.

Briefly

The Recreation & Aquatic Center in New Port Richey, 6630 Van Buren St., hosts teen laser tag, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Staff will be serving hot dogs, chips and beverages. $10. Ages 9 to 16. Call (727) 841-4560 to sign up.

• Pasco County students will have the opportunity to obtain nutritionally balanced lunches throughout the summer through the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Starting June 13, free meals will be provided to all children under 18 at selected sites. For information on the Summer Food Service program and selected sites, call (813) 794-2439 or go to www.pasco.k12.fl.us/nutrition/.

Send your school news to Michele Miller, email [email protected]; fax (813) 909-4611; or 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. Miller can be reached at (813) 435-7307 or toll-free at 1-800-333-7505, ext. 7307..

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