Summer Solstice Wildflower Bingo
Take advantage of the longest day of the year at Pasco's most wildflower-rich preserve starting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Aripeka Sandhills Preserve on Aripeka Road, Hudson.
Motown and more: New York Nights, a revue featuring singing and dancing to the sounds of Motown, rock 'n' roll, disco and Broadway, plays matinees and evenings through July 15 at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip, for adults, $24.95 and $19.95 for ages 12 and younger. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.
Laugh it off: Bill Corbett and Kira Obolensky's romantic comedy Hate Mail tells the story of Preston, a spoiled rich kid who meets his match in Dahlia, an angst-filled artist. Runs weekends today through June 24 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Shows are at 8 p.m., except for Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $14-$16.
A collection of greats: Yesterday, Broadway … Today, Stage West, a revue featuring some of Broadway's most well-known tunes and Stage West's best voices, June 22 to 24 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The June 22 and 23 performances will be at 8 p.m.; the June 24 performance will be at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.
Opera anyone? New Century Opera Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 22 at Heritage Museum in Craig Park, Tarpon Springs. $14, $10 (members, students).
Hot Jazz and Jambalaya: "A Night in New Orleans" features the Hot 8 Brass Band and a tasting of Cajun dishes at 7 p.m. June 23 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Hot 8 was featured in the Spike Lee documentaries When the Levees Broke and If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise. The band is also part of the project SAVE OUR BRASS! which brings music and instruments to communities across the Gulf Coast. Tickets are $26, $23 (members, students). A New Orleans street parade will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at CAP Center (Martin Luther King Jr. Drive) proceeding to Lemon Street via Grosse Avenue.
Members only: Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, presents the Members Exhibit through July 28. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Awards will be announced at the First Friday event, 6 to 9 p.m. July 6. (727) 848-6500.
GLBT Reel Pride: The New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., features Friday and Saturday showings all month of movies about the GLBT community. This week's films are Albert Nobbs, starring Glenn Close at 8 p.m. today; Beginners at 6 p.m. Saturday; and The World Unseen at 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. Refreshments served. (727) 853-1279.
Hollywood musicals: Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St., brings back some of Hollywood's top musicals. Showings are at 12:30 p.m. and include Babes in Arms, Monday; and Flying Down to Rio, June 25. Free. (727) 943-4922.
Fine scale modeling: See the Sundance Central Fn3 Railroad along with other operating displays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Suncoast Center, 2645 Success Drive, Odessa. For information, visit finescale modeling.org.
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