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Things to do this week in Pasco

bark-fest 2012

Bring your dog (and a leash) to Bark-Fest 2012, which runs from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex, 3021 Collier Parkway. Free event includes demonstrations, give-aways, basic obedience advice and games.

Theater buffs

• The musical comedy City of Angels will be presented today through Sunday and March 9-11 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $17. (727) 842-6777.

•The all-new Las Vegas revue Jackpot will be presented in matinees and evening perfornances today through April 22 at the 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. (727) 863-7949 or 1-888-655-7469.

Sleuths Mystery Theatre Orlando presents Lord Mansfield's Fox Hunt Banquet at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 9 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $45 plus tax. (727) 863-7949.


• Live bluegrass and Americana music starts at noon Saturday at Amvets Post 9, 14540 Black Lake Road, Odessa. $15. Food available. (813) 340-0307.

A Frank Sinatra tribute by John Timpanelli is at 7 p.m. March 9 at Quality Inn, 5316 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. $15 show only, $30 dinner and show, reservations required. (727) 379-6557.

The Top Ten Rock and Roll Revue performs hits over the decades on March 10 at the Aripeka Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Dinner 6 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. $30-$32. Call Judi at (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.

The music of Barry Manilow will be presented at 7 p.m. March 10 at Hernando Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. $25, reserved seating. (352) 799-5577 or

• The Heritage Arts Center Association presents the Spotlight on Talent competitions at noon and 7 p.m. March 10 at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. $12 for one show or $20 for both, for adults; $6 for one show or $10 for both for students. E-mail or call (352) 567-1720.

Art Offerings

• "Reigning Purple," quilts and other artwork in shades of purple, is on display from 6-9 p.m. today at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Wine and cheese reception. (727) 848-6500.

• Artistic works of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, are on exhibit through April 5 in the Pasco-Hernando Community College art gallery in the Pottberg Library at the New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road. (727) 816-3231.

Consider this

Drum circle, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday. (727) 942-7439.

• The New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., will show The 400 Blows at 8 p.m. tonight as part of its French New Wave series of Friday Flix. (727) 853-1279.

• Calusa Woodcarvers Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson.

Car lovers

• The Antique Automobile Club of America, Richey Region, hosts a charity car show Saturday in downtown Tarpon Springs. Registration $15, starting at 9 a.m. Call (727) 992-4486 or (727) 375-8473 or e-mail

Dade City Cruise In, 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Dade City. Includes food, shopping and music.

Send events to Arleen Spenceley, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668 or email Submit items at least two weeks in advance.

Things to do this week in Pasco 03/01/12 [Last modified: Thursday, March 1, 2012 10:16pm]
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