Gulfside Elementary: Fourth-grade Author Celebration, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday today. • Astro Skate Party, 4-6 p.m. Friday.. • Trunk or Treat Party, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Hudson Elementary: Picture day, Thursday. • Fall Festival, 5-7 p.m. Friday. • Advisory council, 7:45 a.m. Monday.
Hudson Middle: Students in Rhonda Starr's language arts classes will present "The 11th Annual Children As Authors" program at 6 p.m. Thursday at Books-a-Million, Port Richey.
Northwest Elementary: PTO Ice Cream Social & Fun Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. • Advisory Council, 8 a.m. Thursday.
Longleaf Elementary: Pottery Night, 5:30 p.m. Thursday. • Student of the Month Celebration, 10 a.m. Friday. • Student Council food drive starts Monday. • P.T.A. Trick or Treat Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday..
Zephyrhills High: Drive One 4 UR School @Jarrett Ford will benefit the school on Friday and Saturday. • Underclass students get yearbook photos retaken, Tuesday.
Youth library events
Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson, (727) 861-3040.
• Teen Halloween Party, 6-9 p.m. Friday. Grades 6-12.
Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.
• Family Movie Matinee, 2 p.m. Saturday. Ages 12 and under with parent or guardian.
Land O' Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O' Lakes, 813-929-1214.
• Teen Monster Ball and Costume Contest, 7 p.m. Friday. Admission free, but there will be a VIP Room available for a $5 donation.
New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279.
• YOLO Haunted House, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. All ages.
New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.
• Fall Family Night, 6 p.m. Friday. All ages.
Regency Park Branch, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.
• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
• Two schools are hosting Trick or Treat Around the Track events for younger students. River Ridge High welcomes students in costume from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. Children may then attend the junior varsity football game for free with a paying adult. The Wesley Chapel High event is open to children 10 and younger in costume and will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the school, Wells Road. Children will be admitted free to the game with a paying adult.
• The second annual Gulf High Alumni Invasion will be this weekend with events at the school and in downtown New Port Richey. For a schedule and ticket prices, go to www.ghsalumniinvasion2.com/; on Facebook: GHS Alumni Invasion 2012 or call Bill Phillips at (727) 207-4116.
• Rotary International is seeking students ages 15 to 18 1/2 interested in spending a year abroad as an exchange student in the Rotary Youth Exchange program. Applications due Nov. 2. Contact New Port Richey Rotary Club member Laurie Froelich at Ryedistrict6950@gmail.com or (727) 919-6434.
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.