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Class notes

Pasco County school events listing for Feb. 29


Thursday: Deadline to apply for school choice.

March 16: End of the third grading quarter.

March 19: Teacher planning day. No school for students.

March 26: Report cards.

Class notes

Anclote Elementary: Advisory council, 4:15 p.m. Monday.

Gulf Highlands Elementary: Books-a-Million night, 6 p.m. March 7.

Gulfside Elementary: iMom breakfast, 8:30 a.m. today. Kindergarten Dr. Seuss Celebration, 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Hudson Middle: Advisory council, 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Longleaf Elementary: Author's Tea Celebration, 2 p.m. today. Student of the Month recognition, 10 a.m. Friday.

Odessa Elementary: Spring pictures, March 7.


• Pasco-Hernando Community College art gallery hosts "Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss" through April 5. The exhibit, presented by Tammy White Galleries, features a collection of secret art works rarely exhibited in Dr. Seuss' lifetime. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7380.

• Anclote High presents The Election; A Comedy in Two Acts, at 7 p.m. March 9-10 and 2 p.m. March 11. $5.

Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772 or (727) 774-8772.

• Academy at the Lakes presents The Wizard of Oz at 11 a.m. Thursday (condensed matinee show for students, open to public if seats are available; $4); and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $20. The 1939 movie version made a young Judy Garland, above, a star.

College Bound

March 9 is the deadline to register for the ACT to be given April 14. Late registration, with fees, is March 23. Go to act

• American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Contest for high school seniors who are U.S. residents or legal residents. Entries accepted through April 5. A total of $20,000 is awarded. Ten winners will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each. Go to

Simon Youth Foundation college scholarship. Any student who will be graduating in the class of 2012 and lives within 50 miles of a Simon property is eligible. The program will award a one-time scholarship of up to $1,400 to students who plan to enroll in an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school. Deadline is Thursday. Go to

The Rotary Club of Trinity Al Arzu Scholarship. Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in and attend schools in Pasco County. Deadline is April 1. For information or to request a copy of the scholarship application, e-mail Tina Shelton at

Send your school news to Michele Miller, email; 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.

• Students in the Gulf Middle School Writing Academy will share their stories at 6 p.m. today at Books-A-Million on U.S. 19 in Port Richey. An anthology of student writings will be available for $5. Books-A-Million will be setting up a table of highly recommended books. Proceeds from book sales during the event will go to the school reading department and writing academy to fund in-class activities.

• The Trinity Elementary Relay for Life team will be hosting the "Under the Awning — Arts and Crafts Fair" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school. For information, go to

• The Safety Patrol Program at Wesley Chapel Elementary School is collecting cat food for Labor of Love Animal Rescue as their community service project. To donate or help out, call Chris Gorman at (813) 794-0100.

Library notes

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

• Silly Saturday Dance Party, 11 a.m. Saturday. For kids of all ages.

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

• Teens Create!, 4 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6 - 12.

• Teen Yu Gi Oh! Club, 3 p.m. Friday. Grades 6 - 12.

• Kids' Fun Factory, 2 p.m. Saturday Ages 10 and under.

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

• Teen Game Night, 6 p.m. Friday Ages 11 - 18.

• Love Your Library Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. All ages.

• Popcorn and a Movie, 2 p.m. Saturday featuring The Cat in the Hat. Elementary ages.

New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., (727) 853-1265

• Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday For youth of all ages.

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

• Teen Advisory Board 6 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6-12.

• Anime Club. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Grades 6 and up.

• Gaming Club, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4 to adult.

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

• Game Zone, 4 p.m. today. Grades 6-12.

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

• LEGO Mania, 6 p.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.

• Libraryopoly, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4 - 7.

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

• Fitness Friday, 3:30 p.m. Friday Ages 12 and older.

• Teen Book Club, 12 noon Saturday come to discuss The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams. Grades 6-12.

• Anime Club, 2 p.m. Saturday. Teens.

Pasco County school events listing for Feb. 29 02/28/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 4:59pm]
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