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Pasco school notes

Gulfside Elementary: Book Fair starts Thursday.

Hudson Elementary: Donuts with Dad, 8 to 9 a.m. Friday. • PTA meeting and Family Game Night, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Marlowe Elementary: Fourth-grade STAR Family Night, 6 to 7:30 Thursday. • Advisory council, 7:30 a.m. Friday.

Longleaf Elementary: Advisory council, 4:15 p.m. today.

Moon Lake Elementary: Picture day, Friday.

Pasco High: A Sock Drive during the Friday night football game at W.F. Edwards Stadium will support cancer patients receiving treatment in hospitals and at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge. Game time: 7:30 p.m.

Schrader Elementary: Fall Festival, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

West Zephyrhills Elementary: Volunteer/Community/Business Partner Orientation and Recognition Meeting, 9:30 a.m. today.

Zephyrhills High: Pink Out game, 7:30 p.m. Friday in support of breast cancer awareness and as a fundraiser for ZHS Relay for Life.


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

• Mitchell High band concert, 7 p.m. today.

• University of Tampa and Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble multimedia concert, 7 p.m. Thursday.

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

• Wesley Chapel High Drama Department one act performance, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Library events

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

• Glow-In-The-Dark Fun! 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.

Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. (727) 861-3040.

• Creative Kids Corner: Pumpkin Painting! 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

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

• Kids' Fun Factory, 2 p.m. Saturday. 12 and under with parent or guardian.

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

• Tween Frankenpillows, 2 p.m. Saturday. Space is limited. Register in person or call the library. Ages 9-12.

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

• Tween Popcorn and a Movie, 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-7.

• Children's Craft Corner, 2 p.m. Saturday. Grades K-5.

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

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

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

• Magical Movie and Munchies, 2 p.m. Saturday. All ages.

Wish list

• Gulfside Elementary in Holiday invites students to trade Halloween candy for a chance to win prizes and help U.S. troops. All candy collected, plus letters and other items, will go to Operation Gratitude, a program that sends care packages to troops abroad. Suggested donations: toothbrushes/paste; prizes that promote health; snacks; hygiene items; money for shipping costs. Call (727) 774-6000.

Email school news to Michele Miller at; fax to (813) 909-4611; mail to 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668 or call (813) 435-7307.

Pasco school notes 10/09/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 2:40pm]
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