• Pasco high school girls who have no budget for prom can get assistance through the Cinderella Project. Students are welcome to try on and pick out their ensemble from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the boutique event at West Pasco Industrial Park, 2418 Merchant Ave., Odessa. For information or to donate, call (727) 858-1281 or (727) 389-3112.
• The District School Board of Pasco County's PLACE program hosts the Afterschool Conference, "Empowering School Age Child Care Professionals," April 21 at River Ridge High School, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. Child care professionals and after-school providers are welcome to attend. Steve Turner of Giving Tree Music Inc. will start the day with a rhythm filled presentation. Keynote speaker is Dr. Adolph Brown, a leading authority on educational excellence and leadership development. Registration is $45 and includes workshops, lunch, exhibits and more. Training certificates will be provided for each registrant. To register, visit www.pasco.k12.fl.us/place or call (727) 774-2298.
• The Southwest Florida Water Management District is encouraging teachers and students to celebrate Water Conservation Month by taking the Water Conservation Classroom Challenge. April is traditionally one of the driest months of the year and typically marks the peak demand season for public water suppliers. The challenge is an online tool for teachers and students to increase water-saving actions at home and school. Participating classrooms receive a free conservation challenge kit. For information, go to Water Matters.org/classchallenge/.
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