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Pasco County school events


Morton Plant Mease Health Care hosts the "Fall Into Good Health" community event and school supply drive from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity. Community members are invited to help replenish needed school supplies and enjoy activities that include face painting, inflatables, pumpkin decorating, mobile video game bus, balloon artists and complimentary snacks and beverages. There will also be a variety of free health screenings, information and "Ask-a-Physician" booth. Those donating school supplies should write the school's name on the donated item to ensure the correct school receives the donation. The school with the most people donating will receive a $500 gift card, compliments of Morton Plant Mease and Staples. Wish lists for participating schools: Trinity Oaks Elementary: white and colored copy paper, binder dividers, half inch white binders. Longleaf Elementary: pencils, pencil sharpeners, solid color pocket folders, tissues, clipboards. Seven Springs Middle: pencils, tissues, hand sanitizer, wipes, Post-it notes. Odessa Christian School: paper, pencils, crayons, transparent tape, glue sticks. Athenian Academy of Pasco: pencils, pens, paper, construction paper, art supplies.

• Zephyrhills High Golf Tournament, 7 a.m. Saturday at Scotland Yards Golf Club, 9424 U.S. 301, Dade City. Cost is $65 per person; $260 per team. Proceeds support school athletics and the Bulldogs Booster Club.

J.W. Mitchell High School Band mattress fundraiser sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Mattresses made by Restonic and Southerland will be sold at the school band room at 2323 Little Road in New Port Richey. All sizes of mattresses are available, including pillow top, orthopedic and memory foam sets, with savings of up to 60 percent off retail. Proceeds benefit the band program. For information, contact JWMHS Band fundraising coordinator Trish Turauckus at (813) 412-1727 or e-mail

Library notes

• Teen Read Week, Oct. 16-12.

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

• Anime Club, 2 p.m. Saturday. Teens.

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

• Game Zone, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Tweens and teens.

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

• Family Movie Matinee, 2 p.m. Saturday.

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

• Kids Crafts, 2 p.m. Saturday. Elementary ages.

New Port Richey, 5939 Main St. (727) 853-1279.

• Explore with Kinect Adventures, 5 to 8 p.m. today. Ages 8-12; children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

• Role Playing Gaming Club, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4 and up.

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

• Anime club, 4 p.m. today. Grades 6-12.

• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Children of all ages.

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

• Creepy Critters and Candy Corn, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

Pasco County school events 10/11/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 4:40pm]
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